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  • Remembering photographer Jerome Liebling

     
    Jerome Liebling, the renowned documentary photographer and filmmaker, died late last week in Northampton, Mass. He was 87. During his long career, Liebling specialized in capturing street life around the country. His photographs documented the lives of...
  • Former WESH reporter Lynne Sater has died

     
    Former WESH reporter Lynne Sater died Monday at her home in Oconomowoc, Wis., after a battle with a rare form of cancer. She was 49. She had worked at the NBC affiliate in Orlando from 1988 to 1993 with her husband, Terry Sater. He is an anchor at WISN in...
  • Obama's inauguration speech, annotated

    A great speech doesn't speak only to the audience at hand, even if that audience numbers in the billions and engulfs the globe. A great speech also speaks to the past. For a better appreciation of Obama's address, we've highlighted passages in which...
  • Hit with decision overload

    Hit with decision overload
    Starbucks offers consumers up to 87,000 drink combinations. Comcast, the nation's largest cable provider, offers up to 1,000 channels. Sirius offers 140 different satellite radio stations for your listening pleasure. Americans have come to expect a...
  • Skin-Friendly Beauty Foods

    Skin-Friendly Beauty Foods
    The best way to look healthy and attractive may not be inside a $100 jar of cream or under a surgeon's knife. Rather, what you put on your plate may be just as important as what you put on your skin. An increasing number of studies and clinical trials...
  • Simple elixir called a 'miracle liquid'

    It's a kitchen degreaser. It's a window cleaner. It kills athlete's foot. Oh, and you can drink it. Sounds like the old "Saturday Night Live" gag for Shimmer, the faux floor polish plugged by Gilda Radner. But the elixir is real. It has been approved...
  • Purpose in Life = Happiness

    Purpose in Life = Happiness
    Money and happiness get all of the ink, but living with purpose might be the truest and straightest line to health and happiness. Researchers in the cutting-edge field of positive psychology ("hey, let's study what is good about our brains and behavior...
  • When the Lights Suddenly Go Out

    When the Lights Suddenly Go Out
    Faint, black out, swoon, pass out. They're all names for the same thing - a temporary loss of consciousness followed by a fairly rapid and complete recovery. It's frightening when it comes out of the blue, more so when it happens again and again. The...
  • Good Health Equals Better Grades

    Good Health Equals Better Grades
    MINNEAPOLIS - Quit smoking. Turn off the computer. Go to bed. It could improve your grades. Of course, parents have always known that. Now, in the first study of its kind, researchers at the University of Minnesota have proved it. They matched grade...
  • Diane Mathews

    Diane Mathews
    Diane is originally from central Wisconsin. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism. She has worked at newspapers in Delaware, Ohio, Georgia and Virginia. She enjoys shooting sports the most and likes her job because...
  • Why is Charlotte Allen so mad at atheists?

    Why is Charlotte Allen so mad at atheists?
    Charlotte Allen is very, very angry with us atheists -- that's the only conclusion that can be drawn from her furious broadside in The Times on May 17. She can't stand us; we're unpopular; we're a problem. What, exactly, is the greatest crime of modern...