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New Year's Day

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  • Making potholes into art

    Making potholes into art
    It's officially spring. We're deep into pothole season, which, like other holiday seasons, seems to grow longer every year. This pothole season could be the longest yet. Potholes are out of control. The Chicago Department of Transportation said last month...
  • My Valentine Better Be Paying Attention

    My Valentine Better Be Paying Attention
    This year, I told my boyfriend that I don't care about getting a gift for Valentine's Day. ... But what I really meant was that I better get one hell of a gift for Valentine's Day. I mean the works: candy, jewelry, roses and a sappy love card that...
  • Indispensable insider looks out for Gov. Jerry Brown's interests

    SACRAMENTO — Nancy McFadden begins most mornings on a conference call with other members of Gov. Jerry Brown's inner circle, the governor occasionally chiming in from the background. When Brown took office, the gathering, led by his wife, Anne...
  • Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Henry Cavill broke up, but the paparazzi stayed

    Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Henry Cavill broke up, but the paparazzi stayed
    Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting learned it the hard way: Once you've dated Superman, you can never go back. At least as far as the paparazzi are concerned.  We're referring to the effects of "The Big Bang Theory" star's 10-day "relationship" last summer with Henry...
  • Everything's Big In Texas, Including Ollie's Foresight

    Everything's Big In Texas, Including Ollie's Foresight
    STORRS – UConn players were filing off the bus at AT&T Stadium on Jan 2. There was no game that day, but yet another bus ride in what seems like an endless stream of bus rides. "Everybody took it as, why are we doing this?" DeAndre Daniels said....
  • Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions

    Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions
    The push to bring a major music festival to downtown Los Angeles — one with rapper Jay Z expected to play a creative role — has set off a tussle between two L.A. politicians. Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar contends he was left out...
  • Hours to buy booze Sunday morning could change at supermarkets

    Hours to buy booze Sunday morning could change at supermarkets
    Ever forget to buy bubbly to make mimosas for a Sunday BYOB brunch? Or want to pick up wine for dinner while grocery shopping early Sunday morning? You may be in luck. A measure, sponsored by six aldermen and introduced to the City Council on...
  • Texas executes serial killer with state's new drug supply

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- A serial killer was put to death Thursday in Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his lawyers' demand that the state release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug. Tommy Lynn Sells, 49, was the first...
  • 5 dead in Minneapolis duplex fire; 'a tragic moment,' mayor says

    Five people, including at least three children, died in a fire that spread through a three-story Minneapolis duplex early Friday, authorities said. “This a tragic moment for the city of Minneapolis, this a tragic moment for north Minneapolis, this...
  • Audio file: Sheriff injured on yacht trip

    The sworn testimony of Sheriff Scott Israel in his recent ethics law case veered into the personal realm a bit, with some interesting tidbits about the countywide elected leader. Israel was being investigated for a possible ethics violation after he and...
  • Wedded: Zaineb Makhzoumi and Ayman Tomhe

    Wedded: Zaineb Makhzoumi and Ayman Tomhe
    Date: Dec. 6 and 7 Her story: Zaineb Makhzoumi, 33, grew up in Lutherville. She is a dermatologist, Mohs surgeon and assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Her parents, Hassan and Rayya Makhzoumi, emigrated from Beirut...