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  • Hotels to collect record $2.25 billion in guest fees

    Hotels to collect record $2.25 billion in guest fees
    Internet connection fees, bag checking charges and reservation cancellation costs. Most Americans have grown accustomed to nickel-and-dime charges from the airline industry. But hotels and resorts are also taking a bite out of their guests’...
  • Hillel rabbi takes on challenge to reach Jewish students

    The fall semester is beginning at area colleges and universities and incoming Jewish students soon will meet new Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach rabbi Glenn Ettman. "He's exactly what Hillel was looking for," said Ilene Wohlgemuth, Hillel board chair....
  • Does Antarctic sea ice growth negate climate change? Scientists say no

    In the blue half-light of the Antarctic autumn, a thin film spreads across the continent's coastal waters. It's an embryonic form of sea ice: a mush of microscopic crystals that floats on the dense, salty water of the Southern Ocean. As winter takes...
  • Dowdle brothers overcome catacomb challenges to shoot new film, 'As Above, So Below'

    If you had to guess which movie director was recently the first to be granted access to the nonpublic areas of the catacombs six stories beneath the streets of Paris, you might say, Luc Besson, Leos Carax or another of France's most prominent names. Mais...
  • 'Queen of Kosher' coming to town

    'Queen of Kosher' coming to town
    Jamie Geller, world-renowned kosher food celebrity, will appear at the Tamarac Winn-Dixie (7015 N. University Drive) from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11 to help local Jews prepare for the upcoming Jewish New Year. Winn-Dixie is expecting more...
  • As kids get fatter, fewer parents can tell their children are obese

    As kids get fatter, fewer parents can tell their children are obese
    Researchers have identified a new culprit in the epidemic of childhood obesity: parents who can’t even tell that their pudgy kids are overweight. A new study in the journal Pediatrics finds that American parents are significantly less likely to...
  • Donald Sweeney, Father of Anne Sweeney, Dies at 88

    Donald E. Sweeney, an educator who achieved breakthroughs in the integration of intellectually challenged children into the Kingston, New York, school system, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 88. Sweeney was the father of Anne M. Sweeney, who stepped...
  • The right wing steps up its attack on the teaching of U.S. history

    The right wing steps up its attack on the teaching of U.S. history
    It appears that the right's effort to suck the teaching of advanced U.S. history into the culture wars won't be going away soon. Last week, we reported on the conservatives' attack on the instructional "framework" for advanced placement U.S. history...
  • Tricking memory in lab animals stokes hope for PTSD

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The frailty of remembrance might have an upside: When a memory is recalled, two research teams reported on Wednesday, it can be erased or rewired so that a painful recollection is physically linked in the brain to joy and a once-happy...
  • Screenwriter Walter Bernstein at 95: Still Front and Center

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ask Walter Bernstein what makes for a good screenplay, and he'll answer you with a (possibly apocryphal) story about Henry David Thoreau. "He was living out at Walden Pond and a friend came to tell him that Samuel Morse had...
  • Greenwich Village's Quad Cinema Sold to Film-Loving Real Estate Developer

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Greenwich Village's Quad Cinema has changed hands and will undergo an extensive renovation, according to its new owner, real estate developer Charles S. Cohen. The Quad could use a facelift, but it enjoys a decades-long...