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  • Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz

    Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz
    On March 15, 2000, the whales came ashore. Although they appeared to the uninitiated to be "weird-looking dolphins," marine biologist Ken Balcomb identified most of the victims as beaked whales. He could barely believe his eyes when he found the first whale washed up on Abaco Island in the Bahamas — the last beaked whale to strand alive there had come ashore half a century ago.
  • Long weekends no longer lure job-hopping financial advisers

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - When financial adviser Mike Gegen made the final decision to leave his job at RBC Capital Markets to move to Baird Financial Group, he resigned on May 23, the Friday morning before the three-day Memorial Day weekend, and within one...

    Naperville North grad touring with a cappella group

    Naperville North grad touring with a cappella group
    Several months ago at his parents' Naperville home, Randy Stine stumbled on an issue of his high school newspaper in which seniors talk about their future plans. He doesn't remember writing that he wanted to be a successful singer in an a cappella...

    The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade

    The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade
    It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend. "My costumes...

    'A Long Way Down' finds heart and humor in people ready to end it all

    Oh yes, as the song goes, "life goes on, long after the thrill of living is gone." That's the sentiment at the heart of "A Long Way Down," a suicide dramedy based on that pop music-loving British novelist Nick Hornby's book. That isn't one of the...