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  • Daylight saving time: 13 ways to survive the time change

    Daylight saving time: 13 ways to survive the time change
    Daylight saving time is little more than an annoyance to many people. But for some of us, the "spring forward" aspect -- the loss of one hour's sleep -- creates a national case of jet lag. And it's not just a bad case of grogginess, or the feeling of...
  • Peeing in the pool: So wrong -- and bad for our health, study says

    One in five Americans has admitted to peeing in a public swimming pool, according to a new survey. That’s 20% of Americans urinating where others swim. Besides being disgusting, peeing in the pool may be seriously harmful to your health. In a...
  • Dinosaur hunter is making prehistory

    Dinosaur hunter is making prehistory
    Scott Richardson is up at dawn, standing atop a rocky ridgeline near his base camp, a solitary figure in the slanting light. He surveys a primordial wilderness of dry creek beds and stands of juniper and pinyon pine. "This is dinosaur country," he says,...
  • Can a chocolate pill help prevent heart attacks?

    Can a chocolate pill help prevent heart attacks?
    For those who believe in the power of chocolate comes the start of a new study. Researchers will look into whether certain ingredients in dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes.   But before you start digging into your stash of...
  • Gary Kubiak named Ravens' new offensive coordinator

    Gary Kubiak named Ravens' new offensive coordinator
    Gary Kubiak's name was on head coach John Harbaugh's initial list of offensive coordinator candidates, but for about 10 days, that was essentially his only connection to the Ravens' vacancy. Less than two months since he was fired as the head coach of...
  • 100,000 people apply for a one-way trip to Mars

    100,000 people apply for a one-way trip to Mars
    Mars One wants to send humans on a one-way trip to the Red Planet in 2022. Four individuals will be selected out of the more than 100,000 that have already applied, according to the Dutch nonprofit. But would members of such an expedition, estimated to...
  • Facing breast cancer with love and hope

    Facing breast cancer with love and hope
    I have to make sure when I get hold of happiness to seize the moment and soar to heights with it. I am grateful that I can still be joyful at times with simple and new things that were not significant to me before. — Bien Cox, journal entry...
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  • Calder hires new slot director

    Calder hires new slot director
     Look for an increase in electronic table games at Calder Casino and Race Course, notes Paul Pippen, senior director of slot operations.  Pippen, who worked in Las Vegas and elsewhere, joined Calder in July, and is evaluating the casino's next step.  ...
  • Seminole Classic promotions for November

    Seminole Classic promotions for November
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  • Trouble getting pregnant? Check your cholesterol

    Trouble getting pregnant? Check your cholesterol
    For couples looking to conceive a baby, one key roadblock could be hiding in plain sight: high lipids circulating in the bloodstream of either partner. High cholesterol readings, according to a study published Tuesday, are implicated in delayed...