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  • What I am thankful for this year

    Every year at Thanksgiving time, I try to put some deeper meaning into the too easily generalized list of things and people for which I'm thankful. Family, food, health, freedom, soldiers, police, firemen, home and stuffing always top the list, and they'...
  • On Gardening: Copper Canyon Daisy casts olfactory spell

    At the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens it is the Copper Canyon daisy that is guaranteed to put all visitors under a spell from the smell. It happens on a regular basis. After a class, I take the students or clients on a personal tour of the garden. We...
  • In Russia, early African American migrants found the good life

    In Russia, early African American migrants found the good life
    Growing up in the Soviet Union, Emilia Tynes-Mensah did the same things other children did. She read the classics of literary master Alexander Pushkin, listened to the symphonies of Peter Tchaikovsky and heard the propaganda that life here was better than...
  • Table for two and a half-pint: Dining out with kids today

    I remember so vividly the first time that my wife and I brought our baby daughter to dinner at a restaurant, because nothing happened. Our daughter was only 4 weeks old, and we packed her diaper bag as if we were traveling to the moon: diapers and...
  • Indonesia holds 200 Malaysians in crackdown on illegal fishing

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Wednesday detained 200 Malaysians found fishing illegally in its waters, as it moves to stem billions of dollars in economic losses, a senior government official told Reuters. A crackdown on illegal fishing, which costs...
  • New hangars, taxiways part of major changes at Leesburg International Airport

    LEESBURG — From its beginnings as an Army airfield to advances that ushered in international-airport status, the city's airport is making yet more changes to become a leading transportation hub. Leesburg International Airport's taxiways have...
  • Libertyville residents pack meeting to speak out on video gaming

    Libertyville residents pack meeting to speak out on video gaming
    About 100 residents packed Libertyville Civic Center Tuesday to speak out on a proposal to allow video gambling machines in village restaurants and shops with a liquor license. The Libertyville Board of Trustees did not vote at the public hearing. But...
  • From The Max Group: Ahi Tuna Pizza And A Rustic Pear Collins

    From The Max Group: Ahi Tuna Pizza And A Rustic Pear Collins
    The chefs and mixologists at Max came up with this ahi tuna appetizer and a twist on a classic gin cocktail. See the entire series, with video instruction, at courant.com/holidayhelp. This ahi tuna pizza on a flour tortilla makes use of sushi-grade...
  • Saddest mugshot ever? Drunk Florida man arrested at Taco Bell drive-through

    Saddest mugshot ever? Drunk Florida man arrested at Taco Bell drive-through
    An intoxicated New Smyrna Beach bicyclist was arrested and charged with resisting an officer with violence in an early morning incident at a Taco Bell drive-through, The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.  Police arrived at the Taco Bell at 3:10 a.m....
  • Samsung Launches Mobile-Video Service for Galaxy Devices

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Samsung has launched a short-form mobile video service available exclusively for Galaxy devices owners -- angling to give consumers a new reason to buy its smartphones and tablets instead of Apple's. The consumer-electronics...
  • Sri Lanka president pardons five Indian fishermen on death row

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's president on Wednesday pardoned five Indian fishermen who had been sentenced to death for drug trafficking, a move likely to reduce tensions with India. The death penalty triggered a diplomatic row between the island...