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  • Art Projects to DIY

    If you're feeling creatively blocked, try one (or all) of these suggestions and let the inspiration come to you: MUNDANE: cook/bake; do laundry; re-pot plants; check out a book, from your local library; go for a walk, sans your phone - maybe bring a...
  • Steve Stricker is skipping the British Open again

    Steve Stricker is skipping the British Open again
    For the second consecutive year, Steve Stricker has pulled out of the British Open. The 47-year-old still ranks among the Top 20 golfers in the world but has been cutting back on his schedule over the past year or so to spend more time with family. When...
  • A fight for urban trees: Wealthier neighborhoods leafier

    A fight for urban trees: Wealthier neighborhoods leafier
    The benefits of trees from their grace and beauty to their gifts of cool, clean air and stress relief are well-known and documented in study after study. Yet as the city grows, it is struggling to hold onto its trees, especially in poorer areas. Seattle'...
  • Murray survives cramps and Venus ducks bees at U.S. Open

    Murray survives cramps and Venus ducks bees at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favorites were forced to work extra hard on a steamy opening day at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday. Eighth-seeded 2012 champion Andy Murray fought off...
  • Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open

    Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open. Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
  • Youngsters enjoy visit to museum's samurai exhibit

    A group of 25 girls from Brevard County got a special treat recently as they traveled to the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach to enjoy the new samurai exhibit. Their visit was led by one of the museum's docents, who explained the...
  • New plan to move forward with Morikami Park hotel, other attractions

    New plan to move forward with Morikami Park hotel, other attractions
    Adding a long-sought hotel, expanding garden trails and building an "artisan's village" are among the changes potentially in store for Palm Beach County's Morikami Park. The County Commission last year authorized pursuing a hotel development deal for...
  • ISIS is a national security threat [Commentary]

    ISIS is a national security threat [Commentary]
    U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of ISIS terrorists on the Kurdish capital of Erbil are a welcome pushback against a relentless enemy that for a time seemed...
  • Davie exhibit spotlights Japanese animation, mascots

    American audiences know the likes of Hello Kitty and Pikachu as pop culture icons, but for the people of Japan, they are embedded in society. Visitors to Young At Art Museum can get a sense of this through Sept. 7 by experiencing "Japan: Kingdom of...
  • The Hartford's Earnings Fall Short Of Analysts' Expectations

    The Hartford Financial Services Group on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings that fell short of analysts' expectations. The company's net loss for the quarter was $467 million, or $1.00 per diluted share, compared with a net loss of $190 million,...
  • Verdugo Views: Growing up on the flats near L.C. Brand

    Verdugo Views: Growing up on the flats near L.C. Brand
    Two large, white houses stood close together on the slopes above northwest Glendale in the early 1920s. One was El Miradero, home of L.C. and Mary Louise Brand. Another was Ard Eevin, home of Dan and Margaret Campbell. A young girl named Sumi was familiar...