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  • Area sprinters win Golden South Classic 100s, tickets to New York City

    Area sprinters win Golden South Classic 100s, tickets to New York City
    Teahna Daniels and Terry Jerningan ran blistering 100-meter dash times on a scorching hot track to win expenses-paid tickets to New York City on Saturday. Both beat stellar fields at the Golden South Classic, where temperatures reached 94 at the First...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 05/26/14 for 05/26/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor and comedian Bobcat Goldthwait was born in Syracuse, N.Y., on this day in 1962. This birthday guy may be best known for playing Zed in the "Police Academy" movies. His other film work includes "Shakes the Clown," "Scrooged" and "One...
  • What brides regret about their weddings

     What brides regret about their weddings
    For Holley Simons, it was the bridal party. She chose her oldest friends, including one who didn't seem particularly enthused: "She didn't want to participate in any of the activities the maid of honor had put together and I just wish at the end of...
  • Review: 'The Dylanologists' by David Kinney

    Review: 'The Dylanologists' by David Kinney
    Prior to John Lennon's 1980 murder at the hands of an obsessive Beatles aficionado, the most infamous rock fan was A.J. Weberman, a man who memorized every Bob Dylan lyric, taught Dylan classes, wrote Dylan books (including a Dylan-to-English dictionary),...
  • Obamacare lightens load for cancer patients

     Obamacare lightens load for cancer patients
    Fiona O'Connell is familiar with the working person's health care nightmare — the one where you get too sick to work, and then you lose your job, and then you have no insurance to pay for the treatment you need. O'Connell lived that nightmare, and...
  • Why are McIlroy's cold feet such a hot topic?

    Why are McIlroy's cold feet such a hot topic?
    I think Rory McIlroy did the right thing. Could his timing have been better? Sure. Could his timing have been worse? Yep. The 25-year-old pro golfer announced Wednesday that he called off his wedding to 23-year-old tennis star Caroline Wozniacki...
  • Sympathy for single moms? Sure, when Angelina's asking

      Sympathy for single moms? Sure, when Angelina's asking
    When Angelina Jolie told the New York Daily News this week that single moms have it tough, the reaction was swift and positive. "I actually feel that women in my position, when we have all at our disposal to help us, shouldn't complain," Jolie said....
  • Superstorm Sandy recovery continues as Memorial Day nears

    Superstorm Sandy recovery continues as Memorial Day nears
    It was finally starting to feel a little bit like summer, and Crystal de Jesus wanted to spend her day off relaxing at the beach. But after a long bus ride to the Rockaways, she was dismayed to find bulldozers noisily pushing sand on the beach, the...
  • On Memorial Day weekend, old poem beautifully captures horrors of war

     On Memorial Day weekend, old poem beautifully captures horrors of war
    I don't want to appear disloyal to the American charcoal, meat and beer industries, but Memorial Day isn't only for grilling and drinking. And it's not only for empty politics from empty political suits. Relaxing and having fun are part of a three-day...
  • A day at the beach kicks off unofficial start of summer

    A day at the beach kicks off unofficial start of summer
    It's 90 degrees at noon. It's Sunday. It's Memorial Day weekend. Let's go to the beach. For the owners of the cars and trucks parked on the sand of New Smyrna Beach, going to the beach marks the unofficial beginning of summer. They stuff their...
  • Sweat: A cooling system that's an ancient language too

    Sweat: A cooling system that's an ancient language too
    Humans are sweaty. With more than 2.5 million sweat glands distributed across the surface of our skin, we sweat more profusely than any other animal. Though the average person produces about 2 cups of sweat per day, this amount can increase to about 3...