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  • The Harbor Report: The man who monitors the moorings

    This week, I had a chance to catch up with Deputy Sean Scoles of the Newport Beach Harbor Patrol. Scoles' duties included monitoring the mooring fields, keeping the moorings' maintenance schedule, contacting derelict boat owners, maintaining a mooring...
  • German economy picks up speed, grows by 0.7 percent in Q4

    The German economy, Europe's biggest, picked up speed in the fourth quarter to grow by an unexpectedly robust 0.7 percent compared with the previous three-month period, official data showed Friday. The figure was much better than the 0.3 percent rise...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1′ deleted scenes: Watch Peeta, Effie, Katniss

     
    Two newly-released deleted scenes from “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ offer glimpses of Katniss Everdeen preparing to become […]...
  • Love in a bottle: Intricate hobby lives on after his death

    STATE COLLEGE, Penn. Of the hundreds of unique "impossible bottles" her husband assembled over the years, Kathy Brown loves the one he gave her the best. It's not only because she can still remember the day he surprised her with it filled with items...
  • Backyard makeover in Newport News extends daytime enjoyment, relaxation

     Backyard makeover in Newport News extends daytime enjoyment, relaxation
    Last year, Michael and Suzanne Naler won a landscape makeover for their backyard in Newport News, courtesy of Landscapes by Eric Bailey of York County. Before the $10,000 redo, the yard was bland, according to the Nalers. They won the prize at a 2014...
  • Sailing wanes as baby boomers, millennials find other ways to play

    Sailing wanes as baby boomers, millennials find other ways to play
    The pursuit of sailing is fighting head winds. Beyond the blow from the Great Recession, sailing faces pressure from aging baby boomers turning toward powerboats and millennials enjoying broader leisure options, industry leaders say. The number of U....
  • Landmark SC library packs up treasures during renovation

    One of the nation's oldest university libraries is moving its millions of documents, mementoes and art works to other sites so South Carolina's treasures may be protected from fire and the ravages of time. Library Director Henry Fulmer says the...
  • Home and garden briefs for Feb. 19: Attend a free interior design workshop, learn about urban gardening

    How interior designers work is the topic of a free program Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the Middlesex County Public Library. "Talk to an Interior Designer" runs from 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. featuring Pam Deihl, a professional interior designer, according to a release...
  • UConn Not Ready To Embrace Endowments For Coaches

    UConn Not Ready To Embrace Endowments For Coaches
    HARTFORD – Athletic fundraising takes on many forms and serves many purposes as UConn proved again this year when it announced the Werth family name would be attached to the basketball practice facility on campus. Earlier this week, Notre Dame...
  • Deter deer damage with determination and best practice plants

     Deter deer damage with determination and best practice plants
    Oh, dear, the deer are doing it again – eating everything in sight in your lovely yard. Late winter can be your worst deer-related nightmare because it's when their natural food supply of acorns, grasses and tender foliage is pretty much gone....
  • Upcoming Events: Flower And Garden Show, Birds of Prey, Bears, Home Design

    Upcoming Events: Flower And Garden Show, Birds of Prey, Bears, Home Design
    Free soil testing and gardening advice will be available at the Connecticut Flower and Garden Show, Thursday, Feb. 19, through Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The University of Connecticut Soil Testing Laboratory...