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  • 'American Sniper' poised to pull in $50 million over four-day weekend

    Fresh off several Oscar nominations, Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” will likely rise to the top of the box office over the busy Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend. The war drama, starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller,...
  • Discover steps to delay, prevent diabetes

    The University of Florida/Lake County Extension Office will put on "Small Steps/Big Rewards," a three-part series about preventing or delaying diabetes, from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 23 and 30, and Feb. 6 at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea...
  • Howard County health digest

    Dance classes Presented by Vantage House, a retirement community, classes are held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays in the Vantage House auditorium, 5400 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Dance has been shown to improve balance, gait and mood in those...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center The following activity is offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. North Carolina The trip committee is accepting reservations for an excursion April 20-23 to the Biltmore Estate...
  • Alyce Marie-Therese Hamm, Chicago fashion designer, dies at 84

     Alyce Marie-Therese Hamm, Chicago fashion designer, dies at 84
    Alyce Marie-Therese Hamm, an award-winning Chicago fashion designer and founder of ALYCE Paris, crafted gowns, dresses and costumes worn by beauty queens, mayors' wives and Olympic athletes. Trained in Parisian couture and costume design at the...
  • Depression a rising concern among seniors

    Depression a rising concern among seniors
    Along with the typical health issues that aging Americans face, more than 6.5 million people older than 65 are also dealing with the repercussions of depression, experts say. "Sometimes, depression occurs for no one clear reason," said Tina Krenn, a...
  • Most (and least) likely to hear their names Thursday

    What do "Birdman," "Boyhood" and "Selma" have in common? One-word titles, sure, but otherwise, not much except that you're likely to hear them announced, multiple times, as Academy Award nominees. This year's list will be read Thursday, Jan. 15, very...
  • Adopt these New Year's Resolutions for your own cat

    I hearby resolve to work with the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) to lead a revolution to support cats in 2015. Here's why: By all accounts, you'd think Americans have a love affair with cats. In fact, cats -- rather than dogs --...
  • Taxi drivers ask Broward: Let us be like Uber

    Taxi drivers ask Broward: Let us be like Uber
    Broward taxi drivers to County Hall: If Uber doesn't follow the laws, we shouldn't have to either. Taxi drivers sent a letter to Broward County commissioners on the eve of Tuesday's County Commission meeting, asking for a taxi free-for-all, one where no...
  • Lawsuit: Bad coaching, helmet misuse led to football player brain injury

    Lawsuit: Bad coaching, helmet misuse led to football player brain injury
    A man who played college football in Illinois during the 1980s says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that concussions he suffered as a result of bad coaching and improper helmet use led to his diagnosis of traumatic brain injuries. Nathaniel Seth Irvin and his...
  • Trevor Colbourn: Former UCF president dies at 87

    Trevor Colbourn: Former UCF president dies at 87
    The idea seemed preposterous to alumni when the new University of Central Florida President Trevor Colbourn announced he wanted his school to play football, back when UCF was only about one-sixth the size it is today. In 1979, that first year, the...