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  • Online shopping increases temporary hiring for UPS, FedEx and more

    Ah, the post-recession holiday forecasts, they always start out with so much hope for the season. It looks like the anticipated increase in online shopping has boosted an annual holiday hiring forecast from Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Plans by UPS...
  • Long Reach homeowner has a deep-rooted love of stormwater protection

    Long Reach homeowner has a deep-rooted love of stormwater protection
    Maintaining an environmentally friendly landscape at her family's home in Long Reach comes as second nature to Janine Pollack, who loves gardening and the outdoors. The pluses, some obvious and some not, are numerous. They include the inherent...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Fall plant sales are for shopping for new trees, shrubs and perennials, especially beneficial native species

    I recently groomed my perennial garden, cutting back leggy perennials and removing dying or dead foliage. Many flowers are left to produce seeds for songbirds to enjoy this fall. In November, I will totally clean my perennial garden, so the bed's few...
  • Birth control bait-and-switch [Editorial]

    Birth control bait-and-switch  [Editorial]
    In what on the surface seems like a remarkable turnaround, a number of conservative Republican Senate candidates this year are supporting a proposal to expand access to birth control by making it available without a prescription as an over-the-counter...
  • Hobby drones, like the one at Lolla, are soaring in popularity--and causing a stir

    Hobby drones, like the one at Lolla, are soaring in popularity--and causing a stir
    Hobby drones, like the tiny one that sailed over the crowds at Lollapalooza last month and caused something of a stir, are soaring in popularity. But folks like suburbanite Fabio Brancati, 34, of Aurora, say the Federal Aviation Administration is...
  • GOP Candidates Prescribe Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pills

    WASHINGTON — To counter Democratic attacks that they are soldiers in a "war against women," some GOP candidates across the nation, including at least two in Connecticut, are advocating changing federal laws to allow the purchase of over-the-...
  • All hands on deck as Ainslie prepares Cup challenge

    LONDON (Reuters) - Ben Ainslie is the most successful Olympic sailor of all time but he said he might not necessarily helm Britain's America's Cup challenge in 2017, despite being the team boss. Ainslie, who won medals at five consecutive Olympics and...
  • Filmmaker Jason Baffa is set to release his latest surf documentary, ‘Bella Vita,’ which explores family roots and the Italian surf subculture

     
    While traveling to Bali in 2011, I re-connected with my old friend, Chris Del Moro. Chris is a traveler, an artist, an environmentalist and a great surfer. During that trip, we began chatting about film ideas and I expressed my interest in working with...
  • Diane Graham-Henry, fitness buff

    Diane Graham-Henry, fitness buff
    Diane Graham-Henry worked for years as a photographer. But her passion, and lifestyle, has focused on fitness. The pleasure she derives from racewalking — as well as kayaking, rowing and cycling — is balanced by the satisfaction she gets...
  • Court case clouds legacy of photographer Vivian Maier

    Court case clouds legacy of photographer Vivian Maier
    For decades, North Shore nanny and amateur street photographer Vivian Maier privately captured everyday Chicago life in visceral detail, in the worn faces of men on a park bench, a construction worker clutching his lunch, the steely look of a woman...
  • Missouri lawmaker, wife ask court for contraception insurance exclusion

    ST. LOUIS A family should have the same right as a small business to opt out of birth control coverage in its health care plan, the lawyer for a Missouri legislator argued here Monday before a federal appeals court. Rep. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial, and his...