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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • Whitehall man gets $3.8M accident settlement

    A Whitehall Township man who suffered devastating injuries when his SUV was struck by two tractor-trailers has settled a lawsuit with the trucking companies for $3.8 million. Kyle Kelly was driving home from work early on the morning of July 30, 2010,...

    Back Pain Not Related to Rain

    If you think the weather affects your joints or back, a study released recently says you should probably reconsider, at least when it comes to your back. It found no connection between back pain and changes in temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind...

    Letter: Many dog owners oppose leash laws

    In response to Sara Cardine's article, “Patrol puts dog owners on notice." Not all canine-friendly residents are happy about stepped-up enforcement of leash laws.” I count myself among the unhappy residents subjected to belligerent behavior by...

    Educational program looks at coping with osteoarthritis

    The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension in Lake County is presenting the educational program “Put Pain in Its Place: How to Get Osteoarthritis Pain Under Control.” It’s being held from 2-...