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  • Maryland bloodhound is a top dog at Westminster Kennel Club

    Maryland bloodhound is a top dog at Westminster Kennel Club
    Nathan, the floppy-jowled, big-eared, giant Bloodhound from Maryland who arguably drew the loudest cheers at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club show, almost never made it out to compete. “I thought about not even showing Nathan,” says...
  • Sochi Olympics: Kaitlyn Farrington pulls surprise in women's halfpipe

    Sochi Olympics: Kaitlyn Farrington pulls surprise in women's halfpipe
    SOCHI, Russia — The cowgirl got the gold. Kaitlyn Farrington, the 24-year-old daughter of ski bums in Sun Valley, Idaho, produced the run of her life Wednesday night at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. What resulted was a newly minted Olympic...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college roundup: ECAC honors Tribe gymnasts

    Women’s gymnastics: After helping William and Mary post the sixth-best score in school history (194.375) at a tri-meet at George Washington on Sunday, sophomore Brittany Stover and junior Stacia Ruse earned weekly honors from the Eastern...
  • A mosaic-loving family's journey of many tiles

    A mosaic-loving family's journey of many tiles
    The transformation started simply enough, with a molded ceramic tile of a flower framed by Celtic tracery. Neither Aziz nor Louise Farnam can recall now where they found the periwinkle square, but, at their son Amiel's urging, they glued it to the...
  • Theater review: 'Table Manners' from Mad Cow Theatre

    Theater review: 'Table Manners' from Mad Cow Theatre
    We've all been taught proper dining etiquette: No chewing with your mouth full, no resting your elbows on the table. But those are minor infractions compared with the mealtime behavior of the family in "Table Manners." Alan Ayckbourn's 1973 comedy, at...
  • To Cover State of the Union, Fusion Taps Talking Animals and A Chatty Hot Dog

    When President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday evening, NBC News will trot out Brian Williams to anchor its coverage. Fox News Channel will rely on Bret Baier. PBS will feature Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill. But Fusion, the upstart...
  • Tesla Motors' Elon Musk plans to build cars that fly and swim

    Tesla Motors' Elon Musk plans to build cars that fly and swim
    Elon Musk, the California entrepreneur who heads electric car company Tesla Motors and rocket builder SpaceX, wants to combine aspects of each by developing a car that can fly. “We could definitely make a flying car -- but that's not the hard...
  • Dog care — easier than Obamacare

    Dog care — easier than Obamacare
    It tells you everything you need to know about the U.S. healthcare system that you can get more comprehensive coverage for a dog than you can for a human being. I found this out when I delved recently into the nearly $600-million pet insurance market to...
  • Decorate your home for Chinese New Year

    Decorate your home for Chinese New Year
    Each year, after the Jan. 1 Western, or solar New Year, the Chinese celebrate the lunar New Year. This observance can take place any time from mid-January to mid-February, depending on the arrival of a new moon. Many American cities now host elaborate...
  • When winter goes to your head

    When winter goes to your head
    Pages from a winter diary: Dec. 8: Snow! Is there any more joyful sight than big flakes falling from the sky in the weeks before Christmas? Walking the dog is like stepping into a Currier & Ives lithograph, with carriage horses trotting through the...
  • Erasing the fear of veterinary visits would lead to healthier pets

    ORLANDO, FLA. -- The annual North American Veterinary Conference, one of the largest meetings of its kind, was held here Jan. 19-22. Dr. Marty Becker, one of many featured speakers, discussed his concept of fear-free veterinary visits. Dr. Becker, of...