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  • Pinewood to Open Studios in Wales; Inks $50 million Prod'n Pact

    LONDON -- Pinewood Shepperton, Europe's largest provider of stage and studio space, is to open a production facility in South Wales, to be called Pinewood Studio Wales. The move is yet another sign that the U.K. production sector is in good health....
  • Carolyn Kirschner, gynecologic oncologist

    Carolyn Kirschner, gynecologic oncologist
    Dr. Carolyn Kirschner believes helping women is not just her job, it's her calling. "I take care of women with female cancers, and it's difficult for them, but it's a privilege for me to be able to walk the journey with these women," said Kirschner, a...
  • Slain Times reporter Ruben Salazar examined in new PBS documentary

    Ruben Salazar, the former Los Angeles Times reporter and columnist who became an engaged supporter of the radical Chicano movement in Los Angeles, died under mysterious circumstances in 1970. Now a new documentary set to air on PBS in April will...
  • Donald Forst dies at 81; newsman led N.Y. Newsday and Village Voice

    Donald Forst, a veteran newsman who led New York Newsday and the Village Voice as they won Pulitzer Prizes and also helped resuscitate the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, died Saturday in Albany, N.Y. He was 81. He had colon cancer, said his companion, Val...
  • Wedded: Tracie Schwartz and Ted Sadowski

    Wedded: Tracie Schwartz and Ted Sadowski
    Date: Oct. 5 Her story: Tracie Schwartz, 40, grew up in Silver Spring. She works in marketing for Ameritox, a toxicology company with offices in Baltimore and Columbia. Her parents, Donna and Jimmy Schwartz, live in Gaithersburg. His story: Theodore...
  • Rome2Rio.com shows travelers how to get from here to there

    This website will help you answer those age-old questions: Where do I go after I land? And more important, how much will it cost? Name: Rome2Rio.com What it does: It's a global trip planner that combines and displays not only flight information but...
  • Yuca, A Sacred Staple Of Latin American Cuisine

    Yuca, A Sacred Staple Of Latin American Cuisine
    It is almidón sagrado, or "sacred starch," in the poetry of Dr. Marinaelo Medrano, author of the collection "Diosas de la Yuca" (Goddesses of the Yuca). Yuca bears no resemblance to the similarly spelled, flowering desert plant called yucca, although...
  • Fashion-inspired designer homeware

    Fashion-inspired designer homeware
    Oscar de la Renta, Vera Wang and other big-name fashion designers aren't only about runways and high-end clothing. Their stylish home collections can be just as fashionable. Wang's dinnerware collaboration with Wedgwood is an extension of her bridal...
  • Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: Dec. 20

    Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Palatine police blotter: Dec. 20
    The following items were taken from police reports: Arlington Heights •An 18-year-old Arlington Heights woman was arrested Dec. 17 and charged with the retail theft of $332 worth of maternity clothes from Kohl's, 800 W. Dundee Road. She had...
  • Letters: Why Honduras is hurting

    Re "Living by the rules in a city of mayhem," Column One, Dec. 17 Tracy Wilkinson's article about San Pedro Sula, Honduras, was moving, but it did not focus on one important issue. Economic inequality has skyrocketed since the 2009 coup that ousted...
  • Cruise lines unveil intineraries for 2014 and beyond

    Cruise lines unveil intineraries for 2014 and beyond
    Silversea Cruises is featuring two special Grand Voyages for 2015. A 62-day Circle South America voyage is round-trip from Fort Lauderdale beginning on Jan. 7, 2015, with calls in Key West, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Falkland...