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  • Nora Laue HesterJuly 10, 1913 - November 1, 2014

    Nora Laue Hester<br/>July 10, 1913 - November 1, 2014
    Nora Laue Hester, who was admired for her gracious heart, kindness of spirit, humility and inherent elegance passed on November 1st at the age of 101. Nora was the epitome of a lady, even as she faced her final days among her family and caregivers....
  • Texas city bans fracking in its birthplace, court battles loom

    Voters approved a ban on hydraulic fracturing in the north Texas town of Denton on Tuesday, making it the first city in the Lone Star State to outlaw the oil and gas extraction technique behind the U.S. energy boom. The vote in the city of 123,000 was...
  • Orlando's new arts center: Fun facts and figures

    Orlando's new arts center: Fun facts and figures
    Amaze your friends! Astound your family! When the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando opens Nov. 6, many of its attributes will be obvious. But if you want to sound like a real behind-the-scenes expert, check out these...
  • Nonbinding votes on minimum wage, millionaire tax on track for Democrats

    Nonbinding votes on minimum wage, millionaire tax on track for Democrats
    Two referendum questions aimed at boosting Election Day turnout among Democrats were on track to pass overwhelmingly Tuesday, with voters backing an increase in the minimum wage and higher income taxes for millionaires. Neither of those statewide ballot...
  • TJ Maxx store in Mount Dora set to open in old Kmart shopping center

    TJ Maxx store in Mount Dora set to open in old Kmart shopping center
    MOUNT DORA — TJ Maxx fans no longer have to travel to Clermont or The Villages to shop at their favorite store for clothes, jewelry, shoes, purses and the like. The grand opening for the new TJ Maxx in the Tri-Cities Shopping Plaza on U.S....
  • Guide to Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum: Nature just might get back to you

    Guide to Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum: Nature just might get back to you
    I thought I had finally gotten over my — let's not sugarcoat it — revulsion at being in butterfly gardens. My recent stop in the ambulatory bug atrium at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum was probably my fifth in such a place, designed to...
  • A Building With An Artist's Attitude

    A Building With An Artist's Attitude
    Folks in the visual and performing arts are not, as a rule, staid. Most artists push the edges and question the status quo. You could say the same for the new Visual & Performing Arts Center on the campus of Western Connecticut State University, a...
  • Medical marijuana not snuffed out yet in Florida

    Medical marijuana not snuffed out yet in Florida
    The day after Amendment 2 failed, supporters of medical marijuana began preparing for rounds two and three: Business groups and sympathetic lawmakers plan to push new laws next spring, and John Morgan vows another statewide referendum effort in 2016....
  • Lehigh Valley concert tickets on sale: Seether and Papa Roach, Disney on Ice Worlds of Fantasy, Rodney Carrington, Kevin Griffin of Better Than Ezra

    ON SALE THIS WEEK Seether and Papa Roach, with Kyng and Islander, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, http://www.sandseventcenter.com, http://www.ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000. Tickets: $35 general admission;...
  • Family-friendly tap dancing extravaganza

    Family-friendly tap dancing extravaganza
    Rapid-fire tap dancing, funky costumes and a big brassy funk band are the hallmarks of Rhythmic Circus' "Feet Don't Fail Me Now," which will burst onto the stage of Bethlehem's Zoellner Arts Center at 4 p.m. Sunday. The troupe of 11 Minneapolis...
  • Weekend events to bring road closures, thousands of people downtown

    Weekend events to bring road closures, thousands of people downtown
    Ravers, art lovers, hockey fans and veterans will flock to downtown Orlando by the thousands this weekend as the city prepares for several high-profile events that will bring cash to the local economy but cause major traffic disruptions. The four...