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  • Betty Duppenthaler: Orphaned, she made family her life

    Betty Duppenthaler: Orphaned, she made family her life
    Betty Duppenthaler believed in luck. It began when she and her twin brother, Booker, were adopted from a Jacksonville orphanage in 1928 by Bert and Charlotte Roper, one of the early citrus families in Central Florida. Betty grew up in a three-story...
  • ALS hits close to home for Boca Raton restaurant owner

    ALS hits close to home for Boca Raton restaurant owner
    Like a million other people, Jorge Gutierrez dumped a bucket of ice-cold water over his head, made a donation to the ALS Association and challenged a few others to do the same. But as someone who saw two close friends die of the disease, the Boca...
  • Art Smith faces his fears in 'Top Chef Duels'

    Art Smith vs. Kevin Gillespie: Who ya got? Considering you’re reading this on a Chicago blog, I’m going to assume you’ll be #TeamArt when the two chefs face off at 9 p.m. Wednesday on Bravo’s “Top Chef Duels.” The...
  • Raven-Symone to Oprah: 'I'm an American. That's what I really mean.'

    Raven-Symone to Oprah: 'I'm an American. That's what I really mean.'
    Raven-Symone is an American, period, and let the labels stop there. While the 28-year-old actress did just tell Oprah Winfrey that she's in a relationship with a woman -- that after seeming to come out in August 2013 -- she also balked at being...
  • Christine Sneed on fact versus fiction

    Christine Sneed on fact versus fiction
    Many readers and writers remember the dust-up in January 2006 between Oprah Winfrey and author James Frey. Frey's memoir, "A Million Little Pieces," was chosen for the talk show host's book club, which all but guarantees enormous profits to an anointed...
  • Ekpe Udoh will try to add depth to the Clippers

    Ekpe Udoh will try to add depth to the Clippers
    The player: Ekpe Udoh The scoop: Udoh is a 27-year-old power forward/center, whom the Clippers signed in early September. He was drafted by the Golden State Warriors as the sixth overall pick in the 2010 draft. In March 2012, he was traded with Kwame...
  • James Van Praagh: a medium with that 'Sixth Sense' comes to Easton

    He sees dead people, and he talks to them and they to him. The story of James Van Praagh is pretty intense. He's pretty intense. A 20-minute phone interview from his Colorado home — with Van Praagh talking in a heavy Bayside, Queens, accent, feels...
  • Friend who died of ALS would've loved ice bucket challenge

     Friend who died of ALS would've loved ice bucket challenge
    When ALS stopped the flow of words from her mouth, my best friend, Germaine Thrash Smith, spoke to me with her eyes. And I always understood. There was no mistaking the loving gaze when her teenage son entered the room, the piercing stare when things...
  • Deal of the Day: Starbucks BOGO

    Deal of the Day: Starbucks BOGO
    Starbuck’s fall beverages are buy-one-get-one-free through Sunday, Sept. 21. Stop by a participating shop between 2 and 5 p.m. and choose from Pumpkin Spice, Salted Caramel Mocha, Teavana Oprah Chai and other seasonal flavors. You can get the drinks...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Personal" by Lee Child (Delacorte, $28). Jack Reacher comes out of retirement to stop an assassin from his past. Last week: 1 2. "Festive in Death" by J.D. Robb (Putnam, $27.95). Eve Dallas investigates the death of a personal...
  • Newington 5K Run To Benefit ALS Research

    NEWINGTON — Instead of ice buckets, former Mayor and state Rep. Dominic Mazzoccoli is asking people to use their feet Saturday to fight ALS. The second annual 5K Run/Walk for Dom will start at 9 a.m. near town hall. The event raises money to...