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  • Sticking Together While Skiing: Make Plans Before You Hit the Mountain

    Sticking Together While Skiing: Make Plans Before You Hit the Mountain
    Long story short, my husband, Paul, and I had a miscommuncation while skiing in Vermont last weekend with the boys.  At a crossroads of many paths, I skied off with our 10 year old, thinking Paul was following behind with our 8 year old.  But, all of a...
  • 'Tis the Season to Travel

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features As the song says, "Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house we go." Holiday road trips are an annual ritual for many families, but experts caution motorists to make sure their cars are ready for the...
  • Coliseum district braces for flood of Phish fans

    Coliseum district braces for flood of Phish fans
    HAMPTON — A high tide of Phish fans will soon wash over the Coliseum Central district, filling hotels, restaurants and shops in the hours before and after the rock band plays concerts Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. All three shows at...
  • Epilepsy awareness growing on Peninsula

    Epilepsy awareness growing on Peninsula
    Last year there were four incidents statewide involving police mistaking epileptic seizures for aggressive behavior by individuals. Since then the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia has sent a complete law enforcement training guide, including a manual,...
  • Things to consider before choosing a summer camp

    Things to consider before choosing a summer camp
    Summer camp is often something kids look forward to, and something they will fondly recall long after they reach adulthood. For many kids, summer camp provides a first taste of independence, as youngsters spend significant time away from home without...
  • Watch out for strongest storms of the year

    Watch out for strongest storms of the year
    As if hurricane season wasn't enough. From now until early July, South Florida is in the meanest stretch of the rainy season. It's when the most severe thunderstorms tend to form, with winds of more than 60 mph, frequent lightning, heavy rain and hail....
  • Cruise worker admits he raped, tried to throw passenger overboard, feds say

    Cruise worker admits he raped, tried to throw passenger overboard, feds say
    A worker aboard a cruise ship confessed to raping a passenger and trying to throw her overboard from her stateroom balcony, claiming the Valentine's Day assault was revenge for an alleged slight, federal authorities said Tuesday. The victim told FBI...
  • Man dies in fall at 49ers-Packers game

    Man dies in fall at 49ers-Packers game
    A fan died from injuries sustained in a fall at Candlestick Park in San Francisco on Sunday afternoon during the 49ers-Green Bay Packers game, according to multiple reports. San Francisco police said witnesses saw a man who appeared to be intoxicated...
  • Police investigate after man falls to his death at 49ers game

    Police investigate after man falls to his death at 49ers game
    Authorities are investigating the death of a man who fell off an elevated walkway during a San Francisco 49ers game at Candlestick Park on Sunday, police said. Officials said the man was with his brother when the accident occurred, according to KGO-TV....
  • Verdugo Pool opening makes a splash in Burbank

    Verdugo Pool opening makes a splash in Burbank
    Closed for renovations since 2008, Burbank finally got the keys to its new Verdugo Pool this weekend. Swimmers waited in line outside the gates on Saturday to be among the first to use the aquatic center, which features a 50-meter pool with diving...
  • Newport Folk Festival brings two-day concert to Santa Monica Pier

    Newport Folk Festival brings two-day concert to Santa Monica Pier
    The storied Newport Folk Festival, which bills itself as “the original music festival” and has delivered historic moments on the East Coast since 1959, will uproot and head west in the fall for Way Over Yonder, a new  festival taking place...