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Easter

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  • Throwback Thursday: Orlando Easter Parade

    Throwback Thursday: Orlando Easter Parade
    This weekend, Central Florida children will search high and low for eggs the Easter Bunny leaves behind. Above, the Easter Bunny (also known as Barbara Fleming) offers a treat to Ronnie Jones during the 1964 Easter Parade. photoeditor@tribune.com Follow...
  • Brutal cold in the north chased record tourists to Florida

    Knee-knocking cold in the north chased a record number of tourists to the Sunshine State in the first three months of the year. Driven by South Florida, the state set a record for filling hotel rooms, according to figures released Monday. And in...
  • Jobless claims fall to lowest level in nearly seven years

    Jobless claims fall to lowest level in nearly seven years
    Initial jobless claims plunged last week to their lowest level in nearly seven years, a sign that the labor market was picking up traction. The number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits dropped to 300,000 last week, a decrease of 32,000 from...
  • 160 miles of gridlock: Traffic fuels concern for Brazil's World Cup

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Highways and bus transit ground to a halt in parts of Brazil early Friday, and flights were delayed as Brazilians launched on their long Easter holiday weekend. Brazil's transportation system has been the subject of heated...
  • Australian artist releases new Noah GIF, chats with Tribune

    Australian artist releases new Noah GIF, chats with Tribune
    While Aussie artist Chris Edser slept half-a-world away, Chicago sports fans were abuzz Wednesday about his cartoon GIFs of Bulls center Joakim Noah. Edser released another GIF overnight on basketball art blog Ron Artist, this one of Jo swatting Lebron...
  • Firefox 29: 5 features to check out in Mozilla's latest browser

    Mozilla has released Firefox 29, the most significant overhaul of its Web browser since 2011. The latest version of Firefox incorporates a sleeker design and several features that have already been a part of other Web browsers. In many ways, Firefox...
  • Are The Orwells rock's next big thing?

    Are The Orwells rock's next big thing?
    On an April Tuesday afternoon, a big black van rolled through the streets of Elmhurst. It might have been rented for a prom by a group of friends. It might have contained a baseball team headed to a game. Then it stopped at Dominic Corso's home and...
  • Ukraine leader concedes loss of control in occupied eastern regions

    Acting Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov conceded Wednesday that police have lost control of the eastern towns and cities occupied by pro-Russia gunmen and ordered a full military alert to prevent the separatist disruptions from spreading. At a...
  • Review: High-def recording of L.A. Phil's 'The Other Mary' is otherworldly.

     Review: High-def recording of L.A. Phil's 'The Other Mary' is otherworldly.
    In a perfect colossally Minimalist world, where resources and rehearsal time are no object, the Los Angeles Philharmonic might have concluded its Minimalist Jukebox festival Sunday with a revival of John Adams' "The Gospel According to the Other Mary." It...
  • Review: 'Heaven Is for Real' soars best when grounded in earthly life

    Conviction is the word that keeps coming to mind in watching "Heaven Is for Real," the latest faith-based film to debut this Passover-Easter season. It is there in Todd Burpo's story of his 4-year-old son's near-death experience, which the Nebraska...
  • Hard-boiled eggs: OK, we tried it your way. But my way wins again.

    Hard-boiled eggs: OK, we tried it your way. But my way wins again.
    Call it the Great Easter Egg Smackdown of 2014. Every time I write about hard-boiled eggs, I seem to get a flood of mail telling me, essentially, "You're an idiot, and you're doing it all wrong." So this year I threw down the gauntlet. On our Daily Dish...