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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Waterman hospital offers free holiday movie night

    Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares, will host a free holiday movie night featuring "Polar Express" at 6 p.m. Saturday on the lawn outside the medical office building in back of the hospital, 1000 Waterman Way. The Oscar-winning movie starred Tom...
  • Cookbook chefs to whip up tasty programs at the library

    W.T. Bland Public Library will present Cookbook Café, part of the "Mount Dora Gets Cooking @ the Library" series, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. The following chefs/authors, Ze' Carter, Lucille D'Armi-Riggio and...
  • St. James students host family Thanksgiving feast

    St. James students host family Thanksgiving feast
    A pre-holiday Thanksgiving meal drew more than 500 to the St. James School gymnasium on Nov. 20. Students invited parents and grandparents to the annual lunchtime feast of turkey, potatoes, vegetables, stuffing, gravy and homemade desserts. The annual...
  • Fairchild's Tropical Garden Column: How to protect your palms

    Fairchild's Tropical Garden Column: How to protect your palms
    Palms are the icons of sunny South Florida. Even though their growth is seemingly simple, appropriate horticulture is vital for the survival of your green giants. However, many gardeners struggle with trimming, fertilizing, spraying and potting. Here...
  • Pier 66 marina gets $20 million upgrade for show

    Pier 66 marina gets $20 million upgrade for show
    It's a sign of improving times that Pier 66 marina is re-joining the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this year, complete with a $20 million renovation. The hefty investment means the iconic marina can host 16 super-yachts up to 150 feet long,...
  • Dine at Francesca restaurants, donate to AIDS Foundation Monday

    Dine at Francesca restaurants, donate to AIDS Foundation Monday
    If you dine at one of several Francesca restaurants Monday, some of your bill will benefit AIDS awareness and advocacy. Francesca's Tavola (Arlington Heights), along with Chicago-based Mia Francesca (3311 N. Clark St.), Francesca's Bryn Mawr (1039 W....
  • Stocks sink after retail sales slip, China slows

    Stocks sink after retail sales slip, China slows
    NEW YORK — Signs of weakness in China's economy and a weak start to the holiday shopping season knocked the stock market lower on Monday. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 13 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,055 as of 10:05 a.m....
  • Mariachi Plaza development plan worries L.A. musicians

    Mariachi Plaza development plan worries L.A. musicians
    The mariachis of Los Angeles have flocked to their plaza for nearly 80 years — to sing, to hustle for work, to pass the time. In the last decade, they've seen the Boyle Heights square transformed: Their favorite doughnut shop went away, and a...
  • Start of shopping 'marathon' looks promising, retailers say

    Start of shopping 'marathon' looks promising, retailers say
    Decked out in matching uniforms — black, long-sleeved jerseys with "Santa Baby" on the front — Christy Horn and several relatives took a midmorning break from Black Friday shopping for a photo shoot in front of a mall Christmas tree display,...