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  • Forever Florida's zip lines range from mild to rather wild

    Forever Florida's zip lines range from mild to rather wild
    ST. CLOUD, Fla. — The mother of all thrill rides? It's at Forever Florida, about 45 miles south of the Orlando theme parks. The choice of thrills is yours. It could be Peregrine Plunge, smooth and straight and, at 1,300 feet, the longest zip line...
  • On Dec. 7, he was 'one of the lucky ones'

    On Dec. 7, he was 'one of the lucky ones'
    Archie Gregory has spent four decades visiting schools, riding in parades and speaking at functions to deliver one basic message: that he is not a hero. Not now, not ever. In his mind, he wasn't a hero when the bombs first struck at Pearl Harbor on Dec....
  • What will be your legacy?

    What will be your legacy?
    In a drawer in my kitchen is a collection of plastic garbage bags. There is a similar drawer, with similar bags, on Mackinac Island, where I spend the summer. I've been thinking a bit lately, about the legacy I'll leave. I thought it would be my children....
  • Corporation backs out of Henry Co. development following hog farm expansion

    Corporation backs out of Henry Co. development following hog farm expansion
    The WOW Development Corporation announced Friday that they will no longer pursue building a half-billion dollar project because of a hog farm expansion in Henry County. Trent Dishman, operator of 4D Livestock LLC, recently received a permit to...
  • Campbell Soup goes healthy with $1.55-billion Bolthouse Farms buy

    Campbell Soup goes healthy with $1.55-billion Bolthouse Farms buy
    Campbell Soup Co., maker of canned soups and packaged cookies, is moving in a fresher and more healthful direction with its $1.55-billion purchase of Bakersfield, Calif.-based Bolthouse Farms. Now approaching its 100th anniversary, Bolthouse was among...
  • Md. corn crops suffer in drought

    Md. corn crops suffer in drought
    Queenstown farmer John Draper's corn crop looks bleak — ears that normally have 18 or 20 rows of kernels have 14 rows due to a lack of rain. Others have few or shriveled kernels, and some stalks haven't grown any ears at all. Yet, with a shot at...
  • Food Prices to Rise in Calif. Amid Drought Elsewhere

    Food Prices to Rise in Calif. Amid Drought Elsewhere
    LOS ANGELES -- California might not be dry as a bone, but with the drought throughout most of the rest of the nation, it might as well be. The drought is pushing up the cost of meat and milk and other dairy products for the state's consumers. That's...
  • Müller yogurt of Europe now available locally

    Müller yogurt of Europe now available locally
    Müller yogurt is touted as the number-one yogurt in the U.K., and now the Quaker Oats Company has brought the product to the United States. It’s being released in markets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, including Hampton  Roads, so look for it on...
  • Food or fuel?

    Food or fuel?
    This year's drought has already raised wholesale corn prices dramatically, and consumers will likely soon feel the pinch at the grocery store checkout. Economists are warning of a 3-4 percent rise in food prices this year and next as well, an especially...
  • Intersections: Swap meet buy leads to Glendale history lesson

    I've called Glendale home since I was a toddler, but I've only recently begun to explore the history of the city I find comforting yet peculiar at the same time. Glendale makes you work to find its personality. It's also a vortex filled with relics from...
  • All About Food: Our take on the healthy diet

    All About Food: Our take on the healthy diet
    To us, it seems that many dietary supplements are falling out of fashion in favor of real food. For example, every day some new study says that multivitamins are no competition for a healthy diet. Some supplements even have a deleterious effect when...