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New Year's Day

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  • A peek inside haggis, Scotland's national dish

    A peek inside haggis, Scotland's national dish
    Authentic haggis is not for the squeamish. Under "Ingredients" on the label of packaged versions, you'll typically find oatmeal, onion, suet, seasonings — so far so good, eh? — and lamb offal. Offal. Sometimes called pluck. It's the innards:...
  • Day trip: Northern Neck holds history, wineries and beautiful countryside

    There are two types of day-trippers in my mind — those who meticulously research and map out their adventure, and those that who out to explore with no itinerary in mind. I'm somewhere in between. For a day trip to the Northern Neck, I picked...
  • Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy

    Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy
    Baltimore and Ohio Railroad agents knew they had a serious problem brewing when a sizable Confederate force appeared unexpectedly near Frederick, Md., in early July 1864, during the American Civil War. These rebels could reap serious havoc in Maryland,...
  • World traveler tallies 100 countries, all 7 continents

    World traveler tallies 100 countries, all 7 continents
    Douglas Nickson makes lists of goals. Lots and lots of lists. Then, unlike you and me, he accomplishes them. Eighteen years ago, he was financially busted bankrupt. He had just gone through an emotional divorce. Nickson decided it was time to pull...
  • 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...
  • Bristol's Imagine Nation Museum Planning 10-Year Anniversary Bash

    BRISTOL — On the last day of December each year, there's a spot in the city where the new year is celebrated hours before anywhere else. It's also the place where youngsters get to learn about science, animals and the world of TV sports, and where...
  • Mountain West looks to peacefully co-exist with power conferences

    LAS VEGAS Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson painted a picture of college football as mostly sunny, but with "storm clouds." Most of those potential storms, for now at least, exist only in the abstract. Talk of the power five conferences or...
  • Chocolatiers Hasty and Jacques Torres create tasteful West Coast home

    Chocolatiers Hasty and Jacques Torres create tasteful West Coast home
    With businesses based on two coasts and intensely busy schedules, chocolatiers Hasty and Jacques Torres craved a calming and inspiring environment in their Beverly Hills condominium. They also wanted their West Coast residence, purchased in 2010, to...
  • Later start times set for Blackhawks home games

    Later start times set for Blackhawks home games
    Twenty-two of the Chicago Blackhawks' 41 home games will be played on weekends (seven Fridays, two Saturdays and 13 Sundays), according to the team's 2014-15 schedule released Sunday. Most home games will begin a bit later next season, with the start...
  • Bears kicker Gould to miss long snapper Mannelly

    Bears kicker Gould to miss long snapper Mannelly
    Bears kicker Robbie Gould and recently retired long snapper Patrick Mannelly just can't stay away from each other. The two teamed up for Gould's Celebrity Golf Invitational at Conway Farms in Lake Forest on Monday, benefiting Gould's charity, The...
  • Flying drones shouldn't be a hobby

    To the editor: In addition to privacy and noise concerns, add knocking out electric power to reasons why amateur pilots should not be operating drones. ("As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security," June 21) Twenty years ago...