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  • Trainer says Ravens running back Ray Rice has lost 15 pounds, down to 210 pounds

    Trainer says Ravens running back Ray Rice has lost 15 pounds, down to 210 pounds
    After a disappointing season in which he dealt with a strained hip flexor and quadriceps injury and struggled to break tackles or elude defenders, Ravens running back Ray Rice vowed that he would rededicate himself to regain his Pro Bowl form. By the...
  • Variety would spice up Illinois primary

     Variety would spice up Illinois primary
    Yawn. Whoa. That was quite a nap. I feel totally disoriented. What was I doing before I fell asleep? Oh, that's right. I was listening to the news about how few voters are interested in Tuesday's Illinois primary and ... Sorry. Didn't mean to make...
  • Chicagoans' longtime love affairs with Wisconsin, Michigan

    Chicagoans' longtime love affairs with Wisconsin, Michigan
    Warm breezes will soon hint at spring, inspiring Chicagoans with vacation homes to set a date to open cottages and cabins in a wide arc stretching from Lake Michigan's eastern shores to the vest-pocket lakes of northern Illinois and Wisconsin. Until not...
  • Larry Scott dies at 75; champion bodybuilder

    Larry Scott wasn't exactly a 98-pound weakling — he weighed in at 120 — but his life changed forever after he ran across a stack of bodybuilding magazines in an Idaho city dump. The scrawny 16-year-old started working out in private, doing...
  • Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory

     Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory
    Turns out you can teach an old time slot new tricks. The recent passing of "The Tonight Show" torch from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon sparked the inevitable state-of-the-genre conversation. In a world ruled by tweets and memes, Netflix and YouTube, is there...
  • A routine that's a full-body extravaganza

     A routine that's a full-body extravaganza
    The plank-to-frogger exercise is a full-body extravaganza, hitting many major muscle groups at once, says fitness expert Lacey Stone, who uses it on her Extreme Bootcamp app for iPhone and iPad. What it does The plank-to-squat combo works your abs,...
  • Air squats are an effective exercise for thighs and glutes

    Air squats are an effective exercise for thighs and glutes
    Ready for a butt-and-thigh burner that you can do anywhere? Meet the air squat. It's like your regular squat, only 10 times harder. Bob Harper, best known for his work on NBC's "The Biggest Loser," says the air squat can't be beat for getting in a lower...
  • New apps, digital fitness devices keep track of your workout

    New apps, digital fitness devices keep track of your workout
    A tidal wave of apps and digital fitness products — loaded with practical data and often inexpensive (or even free) — is making tech-free running a thing of the past. A survey from Freescale Semiconductor, the chip supplier behind Fitbit and...
  • Charm is in the details at Glenelg home

    Charm is in the details at Glenelg home
    An impressive Georgian Colonial-style home on three beautifully landscaped acres in the Howard County area of Glenelg is being offered for $875,000. "This is an extraordinary opportunity that's hard to come by, a very special home for this price,"...
  • Kaine's all nighter on climate change

    Sen. Tim Kaine was among two dozen Senators to pull an all nighter this week to discuss climate change. And perhaps like those of us (naming no names) who’ve gone through some white nights getting set for a mean calculus exam, he kicked off his...
  • Cholesterol test now recommended for kids 9 to 11

    Cholesterol test now recommended for kids 9 to 11
    The face of cholesterol testing just got a lot younger. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently revised guidelines for annual well-child visits, adding a recommendation that all children between the ages of 9 and 11 get a dyslipidemiascreen, which...