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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • Hallmark introduces new line in Allentown shop

    Hallmark introduces new line in Allentown shop
    Hallmark has been synonymous with holidays for generations. Customers looking for Christmas cards, gift wrap and ornaments know they can find them in one quick stop at shops filled with the sounds and scents of the season. This year, a new product...

    Bud Selig to earn $6M a year in retirement

    Bud Selig to earn $6M a year in retirement
    Commissioner Bud Selig will receive a salary of about $6 million annually in retirement, ESPN.com reported Friday. Selig, who officially retires on Jan. 25 when Rob Manfred takes over, started running Major League Baseball as chairman of the executive...

    Florida Healthcare Plus ordered liquidated

    Florida Healthcare Plus ordered liquidated
    Thousands of seniors on Medicare plans offered by Florida Healthcare Plus will need to pick new coverage next month. A circuit court judge in Tallahassee has ordered the Coral Gables-based company into receivership and liquidated by Jan. 1. Florida...

    Bill seeks payment to autistic woman raped in state care

    Bill seeks payment to autistic woman raped in state care
    A severely mentally disabled woman, raped and impregnated in a state-supervised Orlando group home 12 years ago, would get $950,000 from state taxpayers if Florida lawmakers approve a new relief bill. The bill, introduced this week, would provide money...