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  • Nov. 30 Letters: Stripers

    Stripers declining A recent article in the Daily Press told about plans to reduce the catch limit on striped bass. The reason cited was the intention to allow the fish to improve their numbers. That same article showed the extent of the commercial...
  • Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?

    Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?
    Move over Black Friday, Cyber Monday may be taking your place. Although Black Friday deals get all of the hype — and most of those start on Thursday — Cyber Monday accounted for 42 percent of the overall sales during the Thanksgiving...
  • Easton's Bacon Fest promises pork-tastic foods and fun

    Easton's Bacon Fest promises pork-tastic foods and fun
    It's a great excuse to pig out. Bacon Fest, a celebration of everyone's favorite pork product, returns to Easton's Centre Square 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The event will bring a bounty of bacon goodness to Centre Square, as well as fun...
  • Burger 21 to open in Schaumburg

    How many burger joints can Chicagoland stomach? Apparently, at least one more. Two entrepreneurs with a McDonald's pedigree have signed a franchise agreement to open Illinois' first Burger 21 in Schaumburg by fall 2015. Future openings are being...
  • Reader feedback Nov. 20: State to raise liquor prices, saluting local restaurants, Black Friday online chat

    State to raise liquor prices to alleviate budget shortfall Liquor prices will increase next month, going up nearly a quarter or more a bottle, the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Board decided Monday. Some of that revenue will be used...
  • Reader feedback Nov. 5: Plaudits for Angelo's restaurant, police data-sharing efforts draw interest

    Restaurant paves way for productive campaign swing Sen. Mark Warner worked his way up Virginia's vote-rich Golden Crescent on Monday as GOP challenger Ed Gillespie booked himself a marathon that started in Newport News and jumped to the solidly...
  • Props. 1 and 2 pass; sentencing reform measure is leading

    Props. 1 and 2 pass; sentencing reform measure is leading
    A proposal for sweeping changes in California's sentencing of drug and petty theft crimes was leading in early returns Tuesday as voters rejected a pair of healthcare initiatives that set off the year's fiercest ballot measure campaigns. Voters...
  • Mass. Ballot Question To Ban Casinos Fails

    Mass. Ballot Question To Ban Casinos Fails
    After a protracted and public debate that stretched on for years, officials from MGM Springfield declared victory Tuesday after a ballot question to ban casinos in Massachusetts failed. "Voters across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts today voiced their...
  • Kittleman wins in Howard County

    Kittleman wins in Howard County
    Republican Allan H. Kittleman beat Democrat Courtney Watson Tuesday in the race for Howard County executive. He will become just the second Republican executive in county history, and the first since the 1990s. "This was about Howard County," he...
  • Hot and cold ingredients make Zoe's Kitchen salad a hit - With video

    Hot and cold ingredients make Zoe's Kitchen salad a hit - <span style=color:#ff0000><b> With video</b></span>
    Tasty discovery: The Tossed Greek Price: $8.99 Destination: Zoe's Kitchen. Settler's Marketplace. 5025 Settler's Market Blvd., Williamsburg. 757-565-5700. Zoeskitchen.com. Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Zoe's Kitchen has raised the bar on...
  • Church-held Vendor Fair a good place for holiday shopping

    The parish hall at First Congregational Church of East Windsor was filled Saturday, Nov. 1, with women selling jewelry, housewares, makeup, glassware, nutritional supplements and other items at the annual Vendor Fair. "We have a good mix of things,"...