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  • Jewel on the upper Mississippi River

     Jewel on the upper Mississippi River
    DUBUQUE, Iowa — Mark Twain knew what he was talking about in a Tribune interview 127 years ago, discussing the virtues of the upper Mississippi River. The big river around Hannibal, Mo., where he grew up, is less interesting, less scenic, he said,...
  • Ski roundup: Improvements have things looking up on the slopes

    Ski roundup: Improvements have things looking up on the slopes
    Last winter's strong recovery from a woeful 2011-12 ski and snowboard season has spurred much capital improvement and many new programs and promotions at mountain resorts. Here are highlights of what's new this ski and snowboard season in California and...
  • EatingWell: How to lose weight on a budget

    Fad diets and the latest trendy fitness classes can be pricey, but healthy eating doesn't have to cost big bucks. These strategies for healthy living are low-cost and sustainable: 1. Plan to cook at home. Instead of ordering takeout meals, which tend to...
  • Footloose in Fryman Canyon

    Footloose in Fryman Canyon
    This Studio City walking area is popular with hikers, joggers, runners, dog owners and families. Go early to get a space in the parking lot and to heighten that get-away feeling. Begin at Wilacre Park, off Fryman Road, one block west of Laurel Canyon...
  • Winterfest 2013: Pomp, circumstance and Capt. Morgan

    Winterfest 2013: Pomp, circumstance and Capt. Morgan
    The Winterfest Boat Parade may be the social event of the season, with restaurants and hotels, caterers and party hosts in a frenzy over last-minute logistics, light stringing and chardonnay buying, as well as the attendant celebrity of the newly named...
  • Weekend preview: Shake your Buddha!

    Weekend preview: Shake your Buddha!
    The line for wristbands likely will begin to form at dawn Saturday, and there is talk among fans of camping overnight in the parking lot to assure a prime spot. Already there are Internet negotiations from around the country to barter with those lucky...
  • Volunteers needed Sunday for Mitzvah Day

    Volunteers needed Sunday for Mitzvah Day
    North Suburban Synagogue Beth El hosts its fifth annual Mitzvah Day on Sunday, giving congregants "opportunities to be Jewish with their hands." Congregants as well as community members are invited to participate in one of eight projects, ranging from...
  • 7 things to do with the kids in South Florida this weekend

    7 things to do with the kids in South Florida this weekend
    Parents poking around for things to do with their kids are a diverse lot.  So smores and mimosas and Legos and mooncakes and soccer and golf  and Tinker Bell and Olivia Newton-John in leather …  It’s all good. MOVIE NIGHTS The funky and...
  • USDA closes troubled Central Valley slaughterhouse over cleanliness

    A troubled Central California slaughterhouse that supplies beef to the National School Lunch Program was closed by federal inspectors Monday for failing to meet cleanliness standards. Operations at Central Valley Meat Co. in Hanford, Calif., about 30...
  • Figure skater Gracie Gold hopes she's as good as her name

    Figure skater Gracie Gold hopes she's as good as her name
    Her first name describes the refinement and polish figure skater Grace Elizabeth Gold embodies at her best, enhancing her huge, difficult jumps and the luminous smile she outlines with her trademark red lipstick. Her last name says what she's pursuing...
  • 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...