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  • Canadian author introduces new mystery series

    "Book or By Crook, the first in the Lighthouse Library Mysteries by Canadian author Eva Gates, will be introduced on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Lady Lake Public Library, 225 W. Guava St., and 2 p.m. at W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in...
  • Hampton Roads authors diverse in genre, topic

    Hampton Roads authors diverse in genre, topic
    One of my favorite things to do is to open packages of books sent to the Daily Press. Unwrapped, each is a mystery—fiction or nonfiction, thriller or historical, textbook or picture book? Judging by the titles that have come to our attention in...
  • Christopher Isherwood and the sadness of the screenwriter

    Sunday night, inspired (perhaps) by the Oscars, I read Christopher Isherwood’s short novel “Prater Violet” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 128 pp., $14 paper) which has just been reissued in a new paperback edition. Originally published in...
  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2015. There are 310 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 24, 1975, the Congressional Budget Office, charged with providing independent analyses of budgetary and economic issues,...
  • Restoration America eyes Elgin campus for treatment center

    Restoration America eyes Elgin campus for treatment center
    Restoration America initially wanted the city of Elgin to turn over more than 19 acres for free for development of something described as a "holistic treatment center" and a "private, individual and family center for wellness." According to the proposal...
  • Arts News: Touchstone receives prestigious grant

    Arts News: Touchstone receives prestigious grant
    TOUCHSTONE RECEIVES GRANT FOR 'JOURNEY FROM THE EAST' Touchstone Theatre received a $20,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation for the completion of its two-year community project "Journey from the East." The project concludes with a free, large-...
  • One-room schools once dominated Butler County rural areas

    Last week's subzero temperatures reminded Vera Niggel of how she had to walk to the one-room school in northern Butler County she attended almost seven decades ago. "You would have icicles coming out of your nose. It was a cold and windy walk. School was...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Characters ahoy! Disney Cruise Line invites families to explore culturally rich and exotic locales, with Port Adventures during its 2015 Norwegian Fjords sailings. From...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' sinks 73% in 2nd weekend, still tops box office

    'Fifty Shades of Grey' sinks 73% in 2nd weekend, still tops box office
    “Fifty Shades of Grey” saw ticket sales drop 73% from its opening, but an estimated $23.2-million second-weekend gross was good enough to win the box office race and push the movie's domestic haul so far to $130.1 million. Though a decline...
  • Review: 'Therese Raquin' has area premiere by Chicago Opera Theater

     Review: 'Therese Raquin' has area premiere by Chicago Opera Theater
    French novelist Emile Zola's naturalistic masterpiece of 1867, "Therese Raquin," teems with so many of the juicy elements on which opera feeds – try adulterous passion, murder, guilt and suicide, for starters – that you have to wonder why...
  • Preschoolers may not need naps, review finds

     Preschoolers may not need naps, review finds
    A daytime nap may not be the best idea for preschoolers, concluded a recent review of dozens of previous studies on napping A daytime nap may not be the best idea for preschoolers, concluded a recent review of dozens of previous studies on napping....