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St. Patrick's Day

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  • Poll: More Americans say sugar is worse than pot as health risk

    Poll: More Americans say sugar is worse than pot as health risk
    Is that post-lunch cookie really worse for you than smoking a joint? Some Americans think so.  NBC News and the Wall Street Journal conducted a survey of 1,000 people age 18 and older. They asked participants which of a number of substances was most...
  • Creating countries from food: Noodles for China, tomatoes for Italy

    Creating countries from food: Noodles for China, tomatoes for Italy
    Cartography never looked or tasted so good. Artists Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves have created a series of food maps inspired by their love of food and passion for travel. Each map is made up of food that represents that country or continent. "In...
  • Classic chili cheese dogs and corn dogs at Motordogs in Pasadena

    Classic chili cheese dogs and corn dogs at Motordogs in Pasadena
    Name of restaurant: Motordogs Chef/Owner: Steven Jensen, who's been making surfboard-shaped rugs for his company Jensen Rugboards for the past 20 years. His uncle owns the property, his rug business is slowing down, so he and his wife thought, why not....
  • Downers Grove Police plan July 4 patrols

     Downers Grove Police plan July 4 patrols
    Downers Grove Police will increase patrols for the July 4 holiday weekend in an attempt to nab drivers who are drunk or impaired as well as motorists who are not using seat belts. Lt. Mike Willison said officers will be working "saturation patrols" in...
  • Busch Gardens opens season with St. Patty's flair

    Busch Gardens opens season with St. Patty's flair
    The season for roller coasters launches Sunday when Busch Gardens opens its gates to the public, unofficially marking the start of spring. On opening day, the park will take on a Shamrock feel, as the energy will be concentrated in the Irish village in...
  • UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary

    UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary
    UCF's football season-opener may be 4,000 miles away in Ireland, but it's still a home game when your last name is O'Leary. When UCF coach George O'Leary marches his team onto the field of Croke Park Stadium on Saturday, he'll be within three hours of...
  • Banner in the sky calls Hollywood a high crime area, blames it on police chief

    Banner in the sky calls Hollywood a high crime area, blames it on police chief
    Visitors to Hollywood beach were treated to a bit of high-flying politics Sunday, compliments of the city's police union. A small yellow plane with a banner reading "City of Hollywood high crime area. Thanks Chief Fernandez!" buzzed the coastline for...
  • Winter storm: Snow, frigid temperatures punish Eastern U.S. again

    Winter storm: Snow, frigid temperatures punish Eastern U.S. again
    WASHINGTON -- Winter squeezed the Eastern United States on Monday, bringing snow and promising days of frigid temperatures in the region where too many unwanted, icy records have already been set.  Snow began falling in the mid-Atlantic region and the...
  • Carjacking delays trip to hospital for pregnant woman in labor

    Carjacking delays trip to hospital for pregnant woman in labor
    Armed men carjacked the vehicle of a pregnant woman in labor as she was heading to the hospital, according to police in Annapolis, Md. Two men were taken into custody and a third was being sought. The woman, who was not identified, was taken to a...
  • Frank Cullimore at Anna Liffey's Irish Pub, New Haven

    Frank Cullimore at Anna Liffey's Irish Pub, New Haven
    The Irish pubs are gearing up for St. Patrick's Day, and while it's a day of celebration, there Cullimore reminds us, there are rules. Q: Are there different rules or words of wisdom for those partying on St. Patrick's Day? A: "Keep calm you fecking...
  • Retail Therapy: Books for those in need

    Story time: Westminster Mall will host a family-friendly Book Blast from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in its center court area. Kids will enjoy readings, giveaways and story-inspired activities. Families are invited to bring a new or gently used book to be...