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  • Follow the 3 'P's of home renovation

    Follow the 3 'P's of home renovation
    Every home project begins with an idea and ends with the culmination of the job. In between, there are three main components of an improvement project that can mean the difference between success and frustration: Planning, permits and protection. The...
  • 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....
  • Special Report: Fragile Lives; Needless Deaths

    Paula Berardi thought she'd found a safe haven for her developmentally disabled daughter, Tracey Hilliard. Four other group homes hadn't worked out, and Tracey, who also had medical problems, was a handful at home. The state Department of Mental...
  • Editorial: Connecticut Stands Ground On Gun Safety

    Editorial: Connecticut Stands Ground On Gun Safety
    At the nation's capital, gun safety bills have been so watered down that a Washington Post columnist declared that the National Rifle Association "has already won." That may be the case in Washington, but it is not in Hartford. Members of Congress may...
  • Staying healthy while traveling

    Staying healthy while traveling
    Robert Reid frequently gets sick when he travels. He has suffered dehydration, heat exhaustion, food poisoning and bronchitis. "I thought I was dying when I had several days of bronchitis in Vietnam," said Reid, the U.S. Lonely Planet editor. "Same for...
  • The Frugal Traveler: Packing a frugal first aid kit

    The Frugal Traveler: Packing a frugal first aid kit
    On a recent trip to the Caribbean, an accidental injury reminded me that skimping on first aid supplies is a packing strategy with potentially serious repercussions. Repercussions I was going to have to deal with before I could possibly continue with my...
  • The Frugal Traveler: Vacationing as a couple provides packing perks

    While traveling as a twosome provides a myriad of savings opportunities along with a built-in support system for navigating logistical challenges, it also allows you each to save some serious luggage space. With overhead slots at a premium, and delayed...
  • Quinn rallies with pro-gun control supporters

    Quinn rallies with pro-gun control supporters
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn rallied today with pro-gun control forces on the Capitol’s front lawn, saying Illinois needs tougher gun laws because he’s “tired of going to funerals.” Standing before the showcase statue of...
  • Health care educators lead way with technology

    Health care educators lead way with technology
    Through raising awareness, providing information and supporting and leading advocacy efforts, health educators across the nation help millions of people each day learn more about life-changing topics such as diet, disease and exercise, among others.      ...
  • 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...
  • Keep the chills away with these beauty products

    Keep the chills away with these beauty products
    Chapped lips, flyaway hair, dry skin, cracked elbows — Southern California winters may be mild, but they still cause beauty problems. "Independent of where you live, your skincare regimen needs to change with the seasons," says Dr. Ava Shamban,...