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  • Dog food recall is expanded

    Dog food recall is expanded
    Pet food maker J.J. Fuds of Valparaiso has expanded a recall of its J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks to include its Beef Tender Chunks and Duckling Tender Chunks. Only the Chicken Tender Chunks were listed in the original recall in January. The...
  • Day trips from the Lehigh Valley

    Day trips from the Lehigh Valley
    DAY TRIPPIN' • Culinary Institute of America, Vanderbilt Estate tour, lunch at Caterine de Medice Ristorante, April 24. $113. Nativity Lutheran Church, Teri, 484-547-7690. • Patsy Kline impersonator, Mount Airy Casino, buffet, Feb. 24. $60....
  • L.A. Affairs: Zion tour leaders clash, then find a common path

    L.A. Affairs: Zion tour leaders clash, then find a common path
    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines...
  • 'Parks and Recreation's' radical take on having it all

    At the end of the sixth season of "Parks and Recreation," Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) and Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott) found out they weren't just expecting — Leslie was pregnant with triplets. This would have been big news for any couple. But for Ben, who...
  • In Death Valley, a Jeep, back roads and a whole new perspective

    In Death Valley, a Jeep, back roads and a whole new perspective
    It took me several trips here to realize this, but if you know where to look and time it right, Death Valley is one giggle after another. Sure, it's vast, wind-raked, sun-baked and empty-seeming. Yes, it will confirm your puniness in the universe. And...
  • Oyster farm cleanup puts Drakes Estero on way to marine wilderness

     Oyster farm cleanup puts Drakes Estero on way to marine wilderness
    The once-bustling oyster farm and sales shack at the end of the dirt road had the look of sudden abandonment. Doors and windows gaped open. Wind-chapped buildings were stripped of everything that was valuable or could be resold to other oyster...
  • Venture Crew breakfast supports outdoor trips

    There were plenty of smiles and full stomachs at the West Stafford Fire Department on Saturday morning, Jan. 17, as the youth from Venture Crew 8150 in Stafford put on their fourth annual Venture Crew Breakfast Buffet. For a donation of $8 ($6 for...
  • Plan for paved bike path across Everglades moves forward

    Plan for paved bike path across Everglades moves forward
    A proposal for a paved bike trail across the Everglades moved closed to reality this month, with the release of a draft feasibility study for a 76-mile path that would run next to Tamiami Trail. But groundbreaking remains years away if it takes place at...
  • Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say

    Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say
    A Hampton Roads icon, Old Point Comfort's The Chamberlin, is planning to expand, officials of the Fort Monroe Authority disclosed Thursday -- and then hastened to say it has nothing to do with them. The former hotel is now a senior living center...
  • Power company, preservationists face off over proposed towers across the James River

    Power company, preservationists face off over proposed towers across the James River
    JAMES CITY — Virginia's largest electricity provider will face off against James City County and preservationists this week in a battle over proposed new electrical towers crossing one of the nation's most historic waterways. The battleground is...
  • The great fear of the great outdoors

    The great fear of the great outdoors
    Americans find ourselves in a period — arguably, the first in our nation's history — when our unease about being in nature is coming to outweigh our desire for it. We have a growing intolerance for inconvenience, a feeling well captured by the...