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New Year's Day

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Top New Year's Day Articles

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  • Bikinis take a toll, but my finances are tidy

    Spring has officially sprung which, here in Michigan, means we peel down to just one layer of long underwear. As the snow banks thaw, they steadily reveal another inch or two of the 4-foot plastic Santa that's been buried since New Year's Eve, creating...
  • Florida gets tough on oil driller in the Everglades

    State officials have driven a Texas wildcatter out of Florida, signaling tougher restrictions on oil drilling in the Everglades. Prodded by environmentalists and community activists, the state yanked all drilling permits held by the Dan A. Hughes Co....
  • Breathalyzer app sheds light on U.S. drinking habits

    Breathalyzer app sheds light on U.S. drinking habits
    The first data from breathalyzer selfies--measurements of blood-alcohol content by a new smartphone app--show that users drank the most on the weekend of the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. San Francisco-based breathalyzer manufacturer...
  • Hartford's Correspondent Abroad Reports On World War I

    Hartford's Correspondent Abroad Reports On World War I
    On the front page on Oct. 7, 1917, in the breathless style of the day, The Hartford Courant informed readers that it had dispatched a correspondent to war-ravaged France, where the 26th Yankee Division from New England had begun to arrive. "Only...
  • Wedded: Annabelle Alberts and Scott Palagyi

    Wedded: Annabelle Alberts and Scott Palagyi
    Date: March 29 Her story: Annabelle Alberts, 30, grew up in Detroit. She lived in New York City for 31/2 years before moving to Maryland in September 2012. She is the manager of marketing for Deloitte Forensic in Baltimore. Her parents, Marcia and...
  • Michael Feinstein is keeping the standards alive

     Michael Feinstein is keeping the standards alive
    Perhaps the most concise way to summarize Michael Feinstein's work over nearly 30 years as a prominent keeper of the flame for the Great American Songbook is to say that the Great American song title that least applies to him might be Duke Ellington and...
  • David Weiss, renowned oboist who also played the musical saw, dies at 67

    David Weiss was a world-renowned oboist who spent 30 years with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. But that's not what got him featured appearances on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson and "Prairie Home Companion." In an unlikely pairing for a...
  • Mohegans Welcome End Of Management Agreement Costing Millions

    It's only June, but already the Mohegans are looking forward to New Year's Day. That's because the dawn of 2015 will mark the end of the tribe's so-called "relinquishment agreement" with its original partners, Trading Cove Associates, the people...
  • Glen Burnie bomb suspect pleads guilty in federal court

    Glen Burnie bomb suspect pleads guilty in federal court
    A Glen Burnie man accused of endangering his neighbors by building bombs in his home pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge Thursday. Todd Wheeler Jr. could receive up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced in September. After his federal...
  • F.V. superintendent announces his retirement

    Fountain Valley School District Supt. Marc Ecker announced late Thursday that he is retiring at the end of 2014. Ecker, 64, made his announcement during the district's board meeting. He will have served for 18 1/2 years when he steps down on New Year's...
  • Go Away With ... Ransom Riggs

    Go Away With ... Ransom Riggs
    Filmmaker and New York Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs is best known for his "Miss Peregrine" books ("Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and "Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children"). An avid traveler, Riggs, 35, says...