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  • Using brain power to fight effects of aging

    Whenever someone asks former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona how his day is going, he typically responds with, "Every day is the same! I'm fighting aging and gravity." But unlike many of the rest of us, the 64-year-old doctor has a strategy in...
  • Fishing report

    Capt. Nick Stanczyk of Islamorada said fishing for blackfin tunas at the humps has been outstanding, with anglers catching lots of fish 5-10 pounds along with some 20- to 30-pounders. Anglers were using live bait to catch the bigger tunas and trolling...
  • Letter from Li Na announcing her retirement from tennis

    (Reuters) - Full transcript of letter from China's two-time grand slam winner Li Na, announcing her retirement from tennis on Friday. My dear friends, For close to fifteen years, we've been a part of each other's lives. As a tennis player...
  • Great fishing during mullet run

    For many South Florida anglers, fall is their favorite time of year. It's not because of cooler temperatures after a long, steamy summer. It's because fall is when schools of mullet show up. The mullet, which migrate south along the Atlantic coast...
  • Supporters of preserving Wehr's Dam press South Whitehall commissioners

    Supporters of preserving Wehr's Dam press South Whitehall commissioners
    Supporters of preserving Wehr's Dam came out in force to Wednesday's South Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners meeting and pledged to continue to do so until officials take a stand on what to do with the iconic structure. About 30 folks donned in...
  • New gift card to promote downtown Allentown businesses

    New gift card to promote downtown Allentown businesses
    Everyone has that person for whom it's nearly impossible to buy gifts. If they like dining out, watching minor league hockey, visiting museums or shopping, Allentown has a solution: the AMP gift card. The AMP card, rolled out Thursday by The Greater...
  • Alibaba, set for U.S. IPO, delivering boost to China's parcel services

    When shares of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding begins trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange, 23-year-old express delivery man Diao Binghui will be wrapping up his typical 131/2-hour workday half a world away in Beijing's eastern...
  • The Crowd: Spreading awareness of children's needs

    This is National Child Awareness Month. Every weekend in September, South Coast Plaza will hold events at the retail center in conjunction with the work of multiple charities focused on child welfare in Orange County. The month-long commitment is the...
  • Riverwalk Townes subdivision in York County dispute may end up in court

    Riverwalk Townes subdivision in York County dispute may end up in court
    YORK — A dispute between a homeowners association, a developer and York County is heating up — each is bringing in lawyers — as residents say the county approved portions of their subdivision before it was completed. The residents...
  • Golf roundup: Royal and Ancient votes to allow women

    The Sports Xchange Golf roundup: Royal and Ancient votes to allow women While Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday to decide their independence from Great Britain, another historic vote was taking place. After 260 years, the Royal and Ancient...
  • Fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?

    Fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?
    Something about these chilly almost-autumn days makes us want to sip wine outdoors, watch a parade, browse a manicured garden, or, you know, get scared out of our wits. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities in the region for all of the above....