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  • Pete Rose's old locker may be Hall of Fame material

    PLANT CITY — If a big wooden box could talk, this one probably wouldn't shut up. It was Pete Rose's locker, and it's a lot like the guy whose dirty laundry has fueled baseball's most enduring scandal. It stands abandoned at what used to be...
  • Will Americans eat bugs?

     Will Americans eat bugs?
    If you're trying to lose weight, the latest food trend may be just what you need to really slim down. You can eat all you want. You just may not want to eat much, if any. That's because your meals will include an unconventional ingredient: bugs, in...
  • Sinclair Broadcast CEO embroiled in lease dispute with farmer

    Sinclair Broadcast CEO embroiled in lease dispute with farmer
    Alerted by a phone call one recent Sunday, Stephen Pieper drove his black pickup the few miles from his farm in White Hall to Monkton, where he arrived too late to stop a man from plowing under the corn on 95 acres of land he'd leased for decades....
  • Over a hundred migrants missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A wooden boat carrying up to 200 migrants has sunk just one kilometer (half a mile) off the Libyan coast, the coast guard said on Saturday, and most passengers were feared drowned. The local coast guard said it had no boats of its own...
  • Russian Deputy PM says no plans to ban McDonald's: Itar-Tass

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian authorities are not planning to close the McDonald's chain in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich was quoted saying on Saturday, after inspectors visited a number of restaurants run by the fast-food company....
  • In Ferguson, strip mall sets the stage for nightly drama

    In Ferguson, strip mall sets the stage for nightly drama
    Barbershop owner Antonio Henley, a burly man in a smock labeled "Tony Da Boss," was surveying the few customers who had ventured in for haircuts, and the unusually large number of empty chairs. "My shop has never been this empty on a Friday," he sighed....
  • Learning the wonders of the sharing economy in trip to Denver

    Learning the wonders of the sharing economy in trip to Denver
    Meet my friends Joanna, Jo and Brenton, and Beth. They really helped me out on my recent trip to Denver. Joanna lent me her car. Jo gave up his room and crashed in Brenton's room so I would have a place to sleep. Beth invited me for a lovely dinner....
  • Farmers markets listings for Chicago, suburbs

    Farmers markets listings for Chicago, suburbs
    Farmers markets in the city and suburbs are evolving into community markets reflecting the neighborhoods they represent and featuring not only fresh fruits and vegetables but artisan prepared foods and arts and crafts. "We realized the markets were...
  • End your summer with a Labor Day picnic

    Labor Day weekend, summer's last official hurrah, is this weekend. If you don't already have plans, consider a picnic with family or friends. Hampton Roads offers plenty of beaches and parks where you can spread a blanket and enjoy the day. For a complete...
  • A new name for a familiar Rodale magazine

    A new name for a familiar Rodale magazine
    Rodale's first magazine, Organic Gardening, is getting a new name, the Emmaus publisher announced Friday. The bimonthly publication, which launched in 1942 and helped propel a worldwide movement, will be called Rodale's Organic Life starting with its...
  • Ditch unwanted pesticides the safe way

    In 2005, Ken and I purchased property with a 30-year-old garage on it. Cleaning out that garage, we found bottles of chemicals, including an old brown-glass jug of Chlordane, a chemical I know well from the 1970s. Back then, some local engineers ordered...