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  • Abingdon couple takes having a fun house seriously

    Abingdon couple takes having a fun house seriously
    It is Friday night, and the regulars are starting to arrive at Steve and Linda Migliore's house in Abingdon. Paul Abbott, the bass player, brings a bottle of pickle-flavored vodka. It is dreadful stuff, but there isn't another bottle like it in the...
  • Marijuana advocates cheer Obama administration stand

    Marijuana advocates cheer Obama administration stand
    Marijuana advocates in California and elsewhere cheered the Obama administration's announcement Thursday that it would not interfere with new laws in Colorado and Washington state permitting recreational use of cannabis. But the advocates cautioned...
  • Francena McCorory wins first-round heat in track world championships

    MOSCOW — Francena McCorory laughs off her status as No. 6 on the 2013 year list for the women's 400 meters. "Doesn't mean a thing, nothing, zero," she said after taking her first step toward proving that list all wrong. With a 50.56 performance,...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last updated September 23, 2009. For more Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas cruises, click here. 4 Night Labadee Extravaganza Cruise 2009 Departure Date: Dec. 1 Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Labadee, Haiti; Fort Lauderdale,...
  • Spirit Airlines resumes seasonal Lauderdale-Punta Cana flights

    Spirit Airlines on Thursday resumed its seasonal service from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  The Miramar-based ultra low-cost carrier is offering twice weekly non-stop flights (Wednesday and...
  • Women's 4x400 relay, anchored by Hampton's Francena McCorory, advances to Saturday's final at world championships

    Women's 4x400 relay, anchored by Hampton's Francena McCorory, advances to Saturday's final at world championships
    MOSCOW — Team USA has won the women's 4x400 relay at the past three track and field world championships, and Francena McCorory and her teammates intend to make it four straight in the final at Luzhniki Stadium on Saturday. The American quartet...
  • Former Barton sprinter Campbell Brown suspended amid probe

    Former Barton sprinter Campbell Brown suspended amid probe
    Olympic champion Veronica Campbell Brown of Jamaica is serving a suspension while anti-doping officials rule on her recent positive drug test.     The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association announced Tuesday that the 2004 and 2008 Olympic...
  • U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones to miss World Cup qualifier

    U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones to miss World Cup qualifier
    U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones, who sustained a concussion in a 2-1 victory over Jamaica in a World Cup qualifying game Friday, said he will miss the next qualifier, against Panama on Tuesday in Seattle. Jones is scheduled to see a neurologist Monday....
  • Penn Station reopens after big power failure

    Penn Station reopens after big power failure
    On the biggest travel day of the year, Penn Station came to a grinding halt for about an hour, with massive crowds desperate to get home on the eve of Thanksgiving. Service has begun to be restored on LIRR, New Jersey Transit and Amtrak after a power...
  • A Tribute to Rev. Collin Bennett Takes Place on Nov. 10 in Hartford

    The Reverend Bennett, who died in 1998, was a leader in Hartford’s West Indian community. Bennett helped spur business growth in the North End, fostering connections between scholars and students in Jamaica and Connecticut. On November 10, the...
  • Caribbean for less

    Caribbean for less
    As winter looms and travelers line up for a Caribbean holiday, sorting through all the island options for the best values can be a challenge. Four destinations rise to the top of the list when it comes to bang for your buck in the form of modest...