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  • THURSDAY'S ALLENTOWN FAIR SCHEDULE

    THURSDAY'S ALLENTOWN FAIR SCHEDULE
    Hours: Noon to 11 p.m. Admission: Free, noon to 2 p.m.; $8. Noon-10 p.m.: Agri-Plex exhibits/demonstrations, Folk's Butterfly Farm, Agri-Plex; Poultry Building; Livestock Barns, 4-H Barnyard Petting Zoo, Agri-Land. Noon-11 p.m.: Indoor shopping/...
  • 4 car giveaways at South Florida casinos

    4 car giveaways at South Florida casinos
    Four casinos are giving away cars this weekend to conclude their August promotions. At the Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com), it's an Acura MDX at 8 p.m. Sunday. Slot players have been...
  • Robin Cherney: Acting, travel weren't limited by her disability

    Robin Cherney: Acting, travel weren't limited by her disability
    When Robin Cherney was diagnosed at age 4 with brain damage that severely impaired her memory, her parents were determined that she would live a fulfilling life. She traveled around the world, acted in plays and won the hearts of many. "Wherever she...
  • Seminole Hard Rock's revenue equals 8 local racinos combined

    Seminole Hard Rock's revenue equals 8 local racinos combined
    The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has been the king of South Florida casinos since opening in 2004, and recent state revenue figures show exactly how dominant. The Hollywood property's haul for the past fiscal year will be about $528 million —...
  • There's a post-Katrina joie de vivre in New Orleans

    There's a post-Katrina joie de vivre in New Orleans
    In a traditional New Orleans jazz funeral, mourners follow a brass band playing dirges. When they leave the cemetery, the music changes tempo — "Oh, when the saints go marchin' in" — and everyone dances, celebrating the deceased and the gift...
  • 10 great things for kids at Allentown Fair

    Nothing heralds the end of summer like the Allentown Fair — the smell of kettle corn, the thrill of the Ferris wheel and the stalls of lowing cows.. Here are 10 ways families can make the most of the fair: 1. FRESH BEAT BAND The Fresh Beat Band,...
  • What's new at the Allentown Fair?

    What's new at the Allentown Fair?
    Much of the appeal of the Allentown Fair is how much remains dependably the same. Its carnival rides and attractions (which still cover the largest part of the fairgrounds). Its Labor Day run. And especially its agricultural heritage, with livestock...
  • 10 things for kids at the Great Allentown Fair

    10 things for kids at the Great Allentown Fair
    Nothing heralds the end of summer like the Allentown Fair — the smell of kettle corn, the thrill of the Ferris wheel and the stalls of lowing cows. Here are 10 ways families can make the most of the fair:   1. FRESH BEAT BAND   The Fresh...
  • Paul Schell dies at 76; Seattle mayor during WTO protests

    Paul Schell dies at 76; Seattle mayor during WTO protests
    Former Seattle mayor Paul Schell, 76, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, died Sunday at a Seattle hospital, city officials said. No cause of death was disclosed. Schell, who served as the city's mayor from 1998 to...
  • Vacation's over: Back to work

    Vacation's over: Back to work
     Hey there, just want to let everyone know that I'm back in town after about 12 days off. I flew to Boston to check out a couple of colleges for my son, then saw my girl in New York City, then the lovely Mrs. Sortal and I flew to San Francisco for a week,...
  • School theme in August at Mardi Gras

    School theme in August at Mardi Gras
     Mardi Gras Casino has a back-to-school theme in August and awards cash, bonus play and prizes, including a Teacher's Pet promotion. Mondays Back to School Electronics Giveaway. Drawing at 9:30 p.m. Entry earning period 2 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Earn 20...