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  • The X Factor Boot Camp, Part 2: Maybe I'm Just Too Talented

    The X Factor Boot Camp, Part 2: Maybe I'm Just Too Talented
     “This is Boot Camp,” (Night Two).  That’s what Steve Jones was supposed to say.  I had DVRed ‘The X Factor’ because of a dinner date and when I finally got around to watching it, I discovered that I missed nothing but a...
  • Fairness for Eastern Shore chicken farmers

    Within the poultry industry, company dealings with the farmers they contract with have been one-sided for at least the past 20 years. It's been a long, hard battle for contract farmers to try to gain any fairness in that relationship; I can't count the...
  • Don't give up on the Chesapeake Bay oyster

    Don't give up on the Chesapeake Bay oyster
    For nearly a century, oysters have been pummeled from two sides: us and nature. Our appetite for oysters has spurred overharvesting; at the same time, pollution has made oysters more vulnerable to disease, and sediment has smothered oyster beds....
  • Best of South Florida: Readers pick 15th Street Fisheries

    Best of South Florida: Readers pick 15th Street Fisheries
    Until five years ago, 15th Street Fisheries relied a little too heavily on its history. The menu hadn't changed much since the restaurant opened in 1978 on the same five acres as Fort Lauderdale Marina. While it was one of the country's top grossing...
  • Feds reject new territory for Florida panthers

    Feds reject new territory for Florida panthers
    A petition to reintroduce the Florida panther to part of its historic range in northern Florida and southern Georgia was rejected Friday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,  even though the agency’s own recovery plan calls for expanding the...
  • Vestiges of Las Vegas' glory days

    Vestiges of Las Vegas' glory days
    Like residents in many cities, longtime Las Vegans long for what's long gone — the days when a young Wayne Newton crooned "Danke Schoen" and dealers knew players by their first names. "It was better in the old days when the mob was still here,"...
  • Not all camps are just for kids

    Not all camps are just for kids
    Baseball fantasy camp? Rock 'n' roll camp? Ballroom dance camp? Oh, man up. If you're an adventurous guy looking for a summer camp, you need to check out the Arizona Cowboy College. Cubicle jockeys can learn cowboy skills at one of the weeklong sessions...
  • Dead Horse's Owner May Sue City

    Dead Horse's Owner May Sue City
    A local man lost his favorite horse in a freak accident over the weekend after crews spent hours trying to rescue the animal from an uncovered manhole. Now, he is furious and threatening legal action. Riding tall in the saddle is Donte McCreary's way...
  • Post-Oil Spill Poll on Seafood Attitudes

    Post-Oil Spill Poll on Seafood Attitudes
    A marketing survey commissioned by Louisiana's seafood promotion board shows more than 70 percent of consumers polled nationally express some level of concern about seafood safety following the BP oil spill, and 23 percent have actually reduced their...
  • Gilbert Tucker

    Gilbert Tucker
    Cattle culture and the beef industry have an enduring legacy in Central Florida, thanks in part to cowmen like Gilbert A. Tucker. The 93-year-old retired seventh-generation rancher knows that history well. Tucker's family came to Florida from Georgia in...
  • Thousands "Saddle Up" for Trail Ride into Houston

    Thousands "Saddle Up" for Trail Ride into Houston
    The annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is about to start, and that means the end of the trail for more than 4,000 trail riders. The groups finally made it to Memorial Park Friday, and that long journey wasn't stopping all of them from having some...