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  • McAuliffe shakes up political scene by dropping re-election bid

     
    Update at 3:50 p.m.: Just spoke to Aronberg. "My only comment is that although we???ve had our differences, Mike McAuliffe brought passion and dedication to the office of state attorney and I have a lot of respect for the people......
  • FSU uses drop in polls as motivation

    FSU uses drop in polls as motivation
    You might not have been able to see it even under the bright lights at Doak Campbell Stadium Saturday night, but it was there. Some Florida State players could see it clearly in the reflection in the iconic gold helmets of the Notre Dame players they...
  • Forget Texas, Florida needs to go its own way

    Forget Texas, Florida needs to go its own way
    Gov. Rick Scott's fixation with all things Texas is on the verge of moving from harmless emulation (his signature black cowboy boots embroidered with "45th Governor") to unchecked obsession. Scott has looked to Texas Gov. Rick Perry when formulating...
  • Down with pants, up with telecommuting

    Down with pants, up with telecommuting
    I hate wearing pants. They’re uncomfortable and restrictive, the waist too snug, the legs too itchy. And they deny people their inalienable right to see my calves, which I consider two of my best features. Yet here I sit. In an office. In pants....
  • 'Change agent' for the Field Museum

    'Change agent' for the Field Museum
    In choosing controversial former University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere as its likely next chief executive, the Field Museum has opted for a "change agent," according to the man hiring him, and a "gentleman with elbows," according to one of...
  • Grant Park chorus master readies singers for a busy festival summer

    Grant Park chorus master readies singers for a busy festival summer
    Having rolled out some pretty heavy artillery to mark the 50th anniversary of the Grant Park Chorus and other musical milestones last summer, what will the 2013 Grant Park Music Festival do for an encore? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Almost every...
  • Where's the refund for my Air France ticket?

    Air France is holding $2,400 of Daniel Jean-Jacques' money for a fully refundable ticket. Why won't it surrender the money? Q: I'm a graduate student at the University of Texas and I was recently awarded a fellowship to conduct research for two months in...
  • Is a spanking ever justified?

    Is a spanking ever justified?
    Retired NBA star Charles Barkley exposed a hazardous culture clash in the Texas grand jury indictment of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for child abuse. If parents are going to be sent to jail for giving their children a "whipping," then...
  • Spanish soccer team sports one talented bear of a mascot

     
    Spain has the coolest grizzly bear for a mascot - he can play an instrument, do somersaults, and even flip off officials....
  • Moderate amounts of protein, rather than a lot, might be best for muscle

     
    Protein is essential for building muscle, but how much protein is needed is often disputed. Many bodybuilders, for example, tout large amounts to develop serious musculature. But a new study says smaller may be better. Researchers tested 34 men and......
  • Culture Monster's 13 things to do on Halloween

     
    Should the spirits move you to celebrate Halloween or Day of the Dead, arts offerings in the L.A. area abound, from the mildly scary to the incredibly creepy. Culture Monster has scared up a lucky 13. 1. THEATER OF THE......