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  • Everything you need to know about fennel, the raw and the cooked, in 12 recipes

    Everything you need to know about fennel, the raw and the cooked, in 12 recipes
    There are few vegetables that are as closely identified with Southern California’s sunny winters as fennel. In some areas, in fact, it’s almost impossible to avoid —¬†you can even find it sprouting in sidewalk cracks. The hillsides in...
  • Has the farmers market movement peaked?

    Has the farmers market movement peaked?
    Have farmers markets become too plentiful for their own good? That’s a question farmers and market managers have been asking for several years. And now there’s evidence that suggests it may be so. A new study by the Department of Agriculture...
  • Fast-paced society needs medical data to keep up: Front Burner

    Fast-paced society needs medical data to keep up: Front Burner
    Electronic health record systems are a boon and a security risk. Today's electronic health systems with advanced monitoring capabilities like the ability to detect potentially adverse drug interactions as medications are being prescribed to a patient...
  • Roundup | Thursday, Dec. 11

    Roundup | Thursday, Dec. 11
    BOYS BASKETBALL Marquis Howard has hot hand for West Aurora After burying six three-pointers and scoring a career-high 26 points against Glenbard East, West Aurora’s Marquis Howard described what the rim looks like when a shooter has the hot hand....
  • The great seafood rip-off

    The great seafood rip-off
    When grouper appears on a restaurant menu, a diner ought to be confident that grouper is served, not catfish from Thailand. At the grocery store, a container labeled "Chesapeake Bay" crab meat should actually contain crab from the Chesapeake Bay. And no...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents
    William L. Miller, MD, MA, Leonard Parker Pool Chair of Lehigh Valley Health Network's department of family medicine, is a co-recipient of The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine's Curtis G. Hames Research Award. Benjamin Crabtree, PhD, Robert Wood...
  • Lawmakers must heed voters on Amendment 1: Editorial

    Lawmakers must heed voters on Amendment 1: Editorial
    Here's a question for Florida lawmakers: What part of yes don't you understand? Last month almost three-quarters of state voters said yes to a constitutional amendment requiring lawmakers to spend one-third of the annual revenues from the state's real-...
  • Lehigh Valley holiday school break: 5 great things to do

    Lehigh Valley holiday school break: 5 great things to do
    The holidays are nearly upon us and soon the kids will be home from school. It's a pretty long stretch, with the vacation running until Jan. 5 for many schools. So what does a parent do when the children become restless? Here are five ideas: Holiday...
  • Starting from scratch at Fla. Poly: Front & Center

    Florida Polytechnic University, the state's newest public university, opened its doors at its Lakeland campus to its first class of students in August. The school was created by lawmakers in 2012 over the objections of critics, including us, who cited the...
  • Blotter: Man faces disorderly conduct charge in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Man faces disorderly conduct charge in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports. A 51-year-old Waukegan man was arrested on Nov. 14 at 10:10 a.m. on Route 41 at Old Elm Road and was charged with criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct for an altercation following a...
  • Blotter: Underage drinking in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Underage drinking in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports. A 21-year-old Zion man was arrested at 3:41 a.m. Nov. 30 on Route 41 at Deerpath Road. He was charged with DUI, impeding traffic, improper lane usage and driving without insurance. A 20-year-...