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  • Arlynne S. Stark, dance therapist

    Arlynne S. Stark, dance therapist
    Arlynne S. Stark, a dancer who was a pioneer and early advocate of dance movement therapy and was a co-founder of the American Dance Therapy Association, died of breast cancer Nov. 17 at Collier Hospice Center at Lutheran Hospital in Denver. The former...
  • How to keep from getting sick during the holidays

    How to keep from getting sick during the holidays
    For those rushing out the door on the way to Grandma's house for the holiday, here's the most important safe-travel tip we can offer. In three words: Wash your hands. Wash them long enough to sing the ABC song, says Dr. Laura Hanson of Texas Woman's...
  • Cyber Monday could be crucial this year

    Cyber Monday could be crucial this year
    At Bambeco's Baltimore warehouse, workers have been stocking wool throw blankets, soy candles, hemp dog beds and other items since July for Cyber Monday, the biggest day of the year for the online eco-friendly retailer. "This is, we like to say, our...
  • The shame, and the price tag, of wasting our food

    The shame, and the price tag, of wasting our food
    On Thursday you ate. On Friday you ate leftovers. Maybe on Saturday and Sunday too. By now you’re probably reaching into the fridge to throw out the detritus of your Thanksgiving binge. After the national holiday comes the national profligacy...
  • Foxwoods Tells Union It's Cutting 80 Dealer Positions

    The management of Foxwoods Resort Casino told the union representing the casino's dealers on Monday that it will eliminate more than 80 positions. In a memo distributed to members of Local 2121 of the United Auto Workers, the union says management will...
  • Violence erupts after grand jury declines to indict Ferguson officer

    A grand jury on Monday declined to indict a white police officer in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, unleashing angry protests by demonstrators who said the outcome proved the justice system’s failure to value the...
  • Online sales, early discounts alter holiday shopping traditions

    Online sales, early discounts alter holiday shopping traditions
    Early holiday promotions and rising online shopping took a toll on in-store sales during the Thanksgiving weekend as shoppers on average spent 6.4 percent less than they did a year earlier, according to data released Sunday by an industry group. The...
  • The Second City's best holiday shopping advice

    The Second City's best holiday shopping advice
    Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just the beginning. Welcome, Americans, to the official start of the holiday shopping season. No matter how much you all-caps the message “Christmas was invented by corporations to get consumers to spend more...
  • Macau November gambling revenue falls 20 percent, sixth drop in row

    Gambling revenue in the world's biggest gambling hub Macau fell 19.6 percent in November on an annual basis, the sixth consecutive drop, as China's pervasive war on corruption and slowing economic growth damp the appetite to wager. Gambling revenue...
  • Gone fishing

    Gone fishing
    No, I'm not really going fishing. But I am taking a break to recharge the batteries. Be back Thursday, Dec. 11 - in plenty of time to let you know all about the Christmas-New Year's weather situation. Until then, drive safe and stay warm.  
  • Can your holiday stress with the sound of 'Schlooop'!

    We've officially entered the Holiday Shopping Season, that special time of year the Christmas-Industrial Complex has been building to since Father's Day. Despite the long national nightmare of the "War on Christmas," we now have extended the holiday...