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  • Dragon boats offer unique way to get fit, meet folks

    Dragon boats offer unique way to get fit, meet folks
    Are you looking for a new way to exercise or get fit while enjoying the outdoors? Check out dragon boating, one of the fastest-growing water sports in the Central Florida area. Dragon boating is a team water sport where 20 paddlers, a drummer and a...
  • Thor: The Dark World actress Jaimie Alexander brightens lives on and off screen

    Thor: The Dark World actress Jaimie Alexander brightens lives on and off screen
    Jaimie Alexander plays a fearless warrior in Thor: The Dark World and in reality, the ravishing actress is just as bold. “It’s been an amazing journey. Returning to the set for this film was like a family reunion,” Alexander said of...
  • MSC brings Italian flair to Florida cruising

    MSC brings Italian flair to Florida cruising
    A giant, floating taste of Italy has made a home in Miami aboard the MSC Divina, which began year-round cruising of the Caribbean in November. The arrival of Divina marks the first time MSC Cruises has based a ship in the United States for the entire...
  • Late-summer hikes in the Palos preserves

    Late-summer hikes in the Palos preserves
    Every season offers reasons to get outdoors, and late summer is no exception. A farewell to summer, a scouting expedition for fall, a season-changing cleansing breath, a declaration of intent to stay active as the weather turns cooler — there...
  • Trainer gets 4 years in abuse of teen athlete

    Trainer gets 4 years in abuse of teen athlete
    A trainer who sexually abused a teenage athlete was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison, according to DuPage County prosecutors. Judge Blanche Hill Fawell sentenced Robert Theodore, 61, who had entered a guilty plea in December to a count of...
  • 2 cases of Legionnaires' disease traced to health club hot tub

    2 cases of Legionnaires' disease traced to health club hot tub
    DuPage County health officials say they have linked two cases of Legionnaires' disease to a hot tub at an LA Fitness club in Naperville. The men came down with the respiratory disease toward the end of October, according to Jason Gerwig, a spokesman...
  • Naperville gymnasts hold high hopes for season

    Naperville gymnasts hold high hopes for season
    The girls gymnastics season kicks off this week at Naperville high schools with some new faces in the coaching ranks — and many familiar names expected at the top of the standings. On Monday night, Neuqua Valley started the season under first-year...
  • Chicago Botanic Garden sets record in 2013 with over 1 million visitors

    Chicago Botanic Garden sets record in 2013 with over 1 million visitors
    More than a million people visited the Chicago Botanic Garden this year, setting a record at the 41-year-old sprawling garden in Glencoe. Attendance at one of the Chicago area's leading tourist attactions has steadily increased in recent years. In 2012,...
  • Officials present radar blimp plans for Aberdeen Proving Ground

    The Pentagon plans to launch a pair of helium-filled blimps over Aberdeen Proving Ground capable of detecting, tracking and targeting cruise missiles, rockets and aircraft 340 miles away. Military officials offered details of the Joint Land Attack...
  • Parents' worries about school and how to handle them

    Parents' worries about school and how to handle them
    As children return to school this fall, parents likewise return to worrying about ailments, both physical and emotional, that might befall their children on their way to —and in — the classroom. Whether it's bullying or head lice, thinking...
  • Lady Fitness of America founder sells Fort Lauderdale home for $6.5M

    Lady Fitness of America founder sells Fort Lauderdale home for $6.5M
    Roger Wittenberns, founder of the Lady Fitness of America health club chain, has sold his Fort Lauderdale mansion for $6.5 million. The four-story home at 10 Harborage Isle Drive has seven bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, an eight-car garage (with lifts)...