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  • Metal Awareness

    Metal Awareness
    Yellow Gold Most rings are 14 to 18 karats (24-kt gold is too soft for everyday wear.) For yellow gold, the price comes down versus platinum. Fair-skinned people may not like how yellow gold complements their skin, but the coloful metal looks great on...
  • Lynn Ringenberg: Coal ash pollution needs tighter regulation

    A national epidemic has come to Florida. It is a silent threat, growing every day. Pollution contaminates our waters, poisons our fish and wildlife and increases our risk of cancer and other diseases. The culprit is coal ash, and here in Florida we...
  • From gaudy to exquisite, jewelry seized by feds to hit auction block

    From gaudy to exquisite, jewelry seized by feds to hit auction block
    From over-the-top gaudy to understated elegant, diamonds, watches, jewelry, bullion and coins bought by federal criminals with stolen money will hit the auction block Friday. A 5.25-carat diamond ring, a ruby-eyed golden crucifix and a bejeweled...
  • Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans

    Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans
    In 1969, John Kay was on a ride with Steppenwolf. And so was Don Clark. Kay's ride was one that much of America shared vicariously. When Dennis Hopper's seminal biker movie "Easy Rider" hit theaters, it sported Steppenwolf's hit "Born to Be Wild" on the...
  • Alcoa Aluminum Fan Blade Deal Announced

    Pratt & Whitney and Alcoa announced Monday at the Farnborough Airshow that Alcoa will forge the first-ever aluminum alloy fan blade in a jet engine. Typically, fan blades have been made from titanium. General Electric is developing ceramic composite...
  • NASA Langley shows off space-age technology

    NASA Langley shows off space-age technology
    Eight-year-old Ava Paul of Charlottesville was trying to land a spaceship safely on a planet, presumably this one. She studied the iPad on the tabletop, tapping it here and there, as the animated spacecraft dropped out of orbit and deployed an...
  • David Ganek Asks $44 Million for Park Avenue Duplex

    SELLER: David and Danielle Ganek LOCATION: New York, NY PRICE: $44,000,000 SIZE: 8,000 square feet, YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: The always well-informed property gossips at the New York Observer snitched last week that former hedge fund manager David Ganek and...
  • 10 years for board member from impoverished school for pocketing $566,000 in kickbacks

    10 years for board member from impoverished school for pocketing $566,000 in kickbacks
    Former North Chicago school board member Gloria Harper sat perfectly still as she listened to her own recorded voice echoing last week through a federal courtroom. In the undercover recording from years earlier, Harper could be heard admitting to her co-...
  • First Times Drive: Volvo's V60 wagon packs fewer groceries, more fun

    First Times Drive: Volvo's V60 wagon packs fewer groceries, more fun
    Consider Volvo’s 2015 V60 station wagon penance for all the boxy cars the company threw at us in the 1980s and '90s. No longer refrigerator-shaped, the style of this all-new car leaves its forefathers in the dust. The sleek silhouette puts form...
  • Peel and stick your way to decorating bliss on a budget

    Does that ancient avocado green refrigerator or the ugly view of the alley out the bedroom window stand in the way of your domestic bliss? There's a fix for that. But what about the cost? And what changes are you allowed to make if you only rent? Peel-...
  • Klean Kanteen a true traveler

    Klean Kanteen a true traveler
    Name: 20-ounce Vacuum Insulated Klean Kanteen with Loop and Cafe Cap (also available in 12 and 16 ounces) What it is: a refillable water bottle made of stainless steel with an easy-to-fill, extra-wide mouth. The stainless steel bottle and cap keep the...