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New Year's Day

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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Battle over ridesharing insurance heats up

    Battle over ridesharing insurance heats up
    Insurance company backers of a bill to tighten requirements for ridesharing companies are taking nothing for granted in a battle with such high-tech companies as Uber and Lyft. The insurers have put together an unusual coalition with consumer...
  • Neal Sabin: The programming mastermind behind Me-TV

     Neal Sabin: The programming mastermind behind Me-TV
    Neal Sabin knows a hit television series when he sees it. Not the one-hit wonders, or this season's sensation, but the shows that endure for viewing after viewing, year after year. Now in his 20th year at Chicago-based Weigel Broadcasting, a small,...
  • 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,...
  • Olivia Palermo marries Johannes Huebl, rocks shorts on her big day

    Olivia Palermo marries Johannes Huebl, rocks shorts on her big day
    Leave it to Olivia Palermo to make shorts elegant enough for her wedding day! "The City" alum-turned-style icon married model Johannes Huebl in Bedford, N.Y., over the weekend and shared a few unexpected details from the big day on her blog.   ...
  • Have a heart and stop fireworks displays

    People are making preparations for the Fourth of July. Some of them are buying legal or quasi-legal fireworks; some are acquiring quarter sticks of dynamite and worse. All these displays are perhaps interesting, but the smoke and unrelenting noise are...
  • Kathy Griffin will host 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards

    Comedian Kathy Griffin will be hosting this year's Daytime Emmy Awards. But she won't have the assistance of Anderson Cooper, who has co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve coverage with Griffin for the last seven years. With 20 stand-up specials under her belt,...
  • 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...
  • Glendale balks at Rose float price, using city money

    Glendale balks at Rose float price, using city money
    When Councilman Dave Weaver, who has for decades captained the decoration of Glendale's Tournament of Roses Parade entry, asked his colleagues this week to set aside money from the city's reserves to pay for next year's float, silence followed. None...