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  • Before praising C-sections, consider the cost

    America's health care costs are skyrocketing while the availability of medical insurance continues to implode. How will the popularity of unneeded cesarean births affect this? Your report ("Planned C-sections satisfying to moms," May 8 ) failed to mention...
  • How the West was redone

    How the West was redone
    DEADWOOD, S.D. — Once the stomping ground of grizzled gold miners, gun-slinging gamblers and men fueled by six-chambered justice, this place is now home to a wholly different breed. On a recent Friday night, the downtown crawled with, of all...
  • MAC's Surf, Baby capsule collection launches

    MAC's Surf, Baby capsule collection launches
    MAC Cosmetics is celebrating summer with a new collection inspired by quintessential California girls. Surf, Baby — the jauntily named capsule collection from the mega makeup brand — launches at MAC counters on Thursday. And, as expected, it...
  • Death Valley sizzle

    Death Valley sizzle
    Summertime in Death Valley. Breathing hurts a little. The wind blows heavy like a hair dryer, burning our nostrils. The asphalt sizzles through the soles of our shoes. It's 120 degrees outside, our rented PT Cruiser tells us when we slide back inside....
  • Sayles stays rooted in change

    Sayles stays rooted in change
    Late on a weekday afternoon, we called John Sayles, the independent's independent, the pragmatist's pragmatist. He was on the outskirts of Boise, in the passenger's seat of a rented Prius, beside Maggie Renzi, his longtime partner and producer. He's tall,...
  • Natural Perspectives: Adventures, photo ops are close to home

    Vic and I had an out-of-town guest last week, Harold Drabkin from Bangor, Maine. We were friends with Harold back in our graduate school days at Wesleyan University, nearly 40 years ago. We've seen Harold only a couple of times since then. It's amazing to...
  • 'Four Fish' captures the story of a seafood crisis

    'Four Fish' captures the story of a seafood crisis
    If the slippery sustainable-seafood issue still leaves you unsure about the right fish to eat, join the club. The situation remains complex and its explanation could make for a long, boring treatise. Fortunately for seafood fans, journalist Paul...
  • Lunch review: Mouthwatering seafood at Mama's on the Half Shell

    Lunch review: Mouthwatering seafood at Mama's on the Half Shell
    Driving around looking for a place to park can cut into a lunch hour, and Mama's on the Half Shell, at 2901 O'Donnell St. in Canton, happens to be in a neighborhood where parking is at a premium. Our recent visit required a five-block hike, and we felt...
  • Local 'Fallen Hero' story to get TV airing

    Local 'Fallen Hero' story to get TV airing
    There are some books that all but shout, "Put me on the big screen!" and "In With the Devil: A Fallen Hero, a Serial Killer and a Dangerous Bargain for Redemption" is one of them. The "fallen hero" of the title is the book's co-author, a former drug...
  • Phoebus' Deloatch could be the recruiting catch of the Class of 2012

    Phoebus' Deloatch could be the recruiting catch of the Class of 2012
    By the end of the school year, Phoebus High wide receiver Romond Deloatch has two goals in mind. He has the power to make one of the ambitions become a reality on his own, but the other goal is slightly out of his hands. Still, there's no denying the...
  • 'Bering Sea Gold' seeks glacial treasure at bottom of Alaskan sea

    For several seasons on Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch," executive producer Thom Beers has followed fishermen as they pull living gold in the form of king and snow crab from the waters of Alaska's Bering Sea, braving the fierce storms and frigid...