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Memorial Day

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  • The heat is on! Where to cool down at splash pads

    The heat is on! Where to cool down at splash pads
    With highs soaring into the 90s and summer vacation rapidly approaching, parents who want to keep their kids cool and entertained as they burn off excess energy can hit Central Florida's dozens of splash pads, most free but some with a small fee. Below...
  • Disneyland raises ticket prices ahead of Memorial Day weekend

    Disneyland raises ticket prices ahead of Memorial Day weekend
    Happy just got more expensive. Disneyland, which calls itself the happiest place on Earth, raised its entry prices, a week before the Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer. Without notice, Walt Disney Co. raised the price of a single-day ticket...
  • Delray city workers may get Veterans Day off

    Delray city workers may get Veterans Day off
    Delray Beach City Hall will be closed an extra day as employees may get another paid day off — and a celebration to go along with it. After finding out that Delray Beach is the only city in Palm Beach County open for business on Veterans Day,...
  • How to hire Bill Murray: Ted Melfi's 12-step plan for 'St. Vincent'

    How to hire Bill Murray: Ted Melfi's 12-step plan for 'St. Vincent'
    You're Ted Melfi, a first-time filmmaker, and you've written a movie about a cantankerous old guy who comes to realize the meaning of his life through the help of a lonely 12-year-old neighbor kid. It's called "St. Vincent," and you think Bill Murray...
  • Delray City Hall to close on Veterans Day

    Delray City Hall to close on Veterans Day
    Delray Beach City Hall will be closed an extra day this year and employees will receive a paid day off. Late Tuesday, commissioners voted to give city employees Veterans Day off. "The request came from a city employee, who is also a veteran," said...
  • Dr. Phillips Center opening acts: Norm Lewis, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris

     Dr. Phillips Center opening acts: Norm Lewis, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris
    Hometown Broadway star Norm Lewis will join veteran country singer Emmylou Harris and nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow as headliners in a nearly three-week celebration of Orlando's new performing-arts center. Dubbed the "Grand Premiere," next month'...
  • Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration

    Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration
    Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala. But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...
  • Chan Lowe: D-Day + 70 years

    Chan Lowe: D-Day + 70 years
    I drew this cartoon 14 years ago for our Memorial Day editorial page. It seems even more appropriate on this hallowed day.
  • In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future

    In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future
    Six months after Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula was annexed by Russia, some here say they have prospered while others express anger, uncertainty or fear. The appropriation, which came less than two days after Crimean voters backed secession from Ukraine in...
  • Old-fashioned barber shop opens in Poquoson

    Old-fashioned barber shop opens in Poquoson
    A new barber shop moved to Poquoson this month and brings with it old traditions such as neck shaves and ear shaves with straight razors. Hair salons don't use straight razors and hardly any barber shops use them anymore, said owner Barbara Dinsmore....
  • REVIEW: Sands Bethlehem Event Center opens fall season with free AC/DC tribute; says it hopes for more

    REVIEW: Sands Bethlehem Event Center opens fall season with free AC/DC tribute; says it hopes for more
    On Friday, a night when Allentown’s new PPL Center was darkened by the cancellation of hit country music trio Rascal Flatts, things were heating up at Sands Bethlehem Event Center 10 miles away. To kick off its fall season, the event center held a...