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  • Russia ramps of scrutiny of McDonald's restaurants

    Russia ramps of scrutiny of McDonald's restaurants
    Russia ramped up its scrutiny of McDonald's restaurants on Thursday, as the state food safety watchdog began unscheduled checks in several Russian regions, a day after four branches in Moscow were shuttered by the same agency. The food safety agency...
  • Food trucks coming to City Center in Newport News

    Food trucks coming to City Center in Newport News
    Food trucks are being added to the cuisine scene at City Center in Newport News. Four trucks will be serving from 5 to 8 p.m. on these Wednesday nights: Aug. 27, Sept. 10 & 24, Oct. 8 & 22. The lineup includes The Thirsty Frog, which serves a...
  • LA's Petersen Museum getting complete overhaul

    The Petersen Automotive Museum will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year by closing down at least temporarily. The good news for gearheads and fans of Los Angeles' best-known automotive institution is that when it reopens, it will feature a new, sleek...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight   Fair/Festival   Haines City Bike Fest: with music and raffle. 4 p.m. Saturday,  Railroad Park, Sixth St., Haines City, free, 863-421-3700.      Comedy     Celebrity...
  • Ferguson McDonald's a haven amid protests and tear gas

    Ferguson McDonald's a haven amid protests and tear gas
    Maybe the real story is how the windows at McDonald’s survived as long as they did. Candice Dotson, 38, watched them break Sunday night as a group of frightened protesters fleeing barrages of tear gas from the police tried to slam their way...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Bass tournament: The Melissa Fellows Memorial Bass Tournament is Aug. 24 from safe light-1 p.m. out of Everglades Holiday Park. Entry fee is $75 and anglers can register that morning. Fellows, 36, of Margate, died Aug. 7 while diving for lobsters in...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Aug. 18-28: Apply for permits to hunt the early teal season at stormwater treatment areas. Morning and afternoon hunts will be available Sept. 20 or 21 at South Florida's four STAs open to duck hunting. Hunters are allowed only one early season STA...
  • South Florida fishing report

    Fishing report LAKE OKEECHOBEE Some nice bass were biting Zara Spooks and Rat-L-Traps around offshore weedlines and rocky reefs. EVERGLADES/FRESHWATER The King of the Glades club tournament this past weekend on Lake Osborne produced nine bass over 5...
  • Storm land top spot in draft

    The Sports Xchange Storm land top spot in draft For the first time since 2002, the Seattle Storm will have the No. 1 overall pick in the WNBA draft. The Storm won the draft lottery Thursday for the top pick next April. The Tulsa Shock were slotted in...
  • 'We' have a lot of annoyances, about waiters and more

     'We' have a lot of annoyances, about waiters and more
    So let's get back to our language rant. I recently wrote a column lamenting the proliferation of the "waiter's we," which is what I call the mysterious tendency of many waiters to address their patrons in the first person plural. How are we tonight?...
  • Din Tai Fung comes to Orange County

    Din Tai Fung comes to Orange County
    Visitors to a new Chinese restaurant at South Coast Plaza already know their fortune when they walk through the door. It's going to be a two-hour wait. That's because Din Tai Fung, the acclaimed Taiwanese restaurant that opened Monday, is famous for...