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  • Skin transplants help patients with vitiligo

     
    Transplants of healthy skin cells from elsewhere on the body can alleviate the signs of vitiligo, a disfiguring loss of color in the skin, researchers from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit reported Tuesday at a Miami meeting of the American......
  • Back Story: Who was Susan, and was she truly lazy?

     
    Americans tend to think Lazy Susans are kitschy relics of the 1950s and 1960s, but the lineage turns out to be longer and more distinguished. Historians can trace the concept to 18th century England, when it was probably known as a dumbwaiter....
  • UCF basketball players excited to begin Donnie Jones era

     
    Here's an excerpt of an article I wrote for today's paper about new UCF basketball coach Donnie Jones: Sophomore point guard A.J. Rompza said the Knights are ready to work. Rompza said his teammates had a hard time letting go of veteran UCF coach Kirk...
  • Theater auditions: Bay Street Players’ “Ragtime”

     
    Auditions coming up in Eustis for their production of Ragtime the Musical. From their press release, below: Bay Street Players will hold auditions for the Tony Award-winning Ragtime, The Musical on April 19th & 20th at 7:30PM at 109 N. Bay Street, Eustis....
  • 2010 Pulitzer Prizes announced

     
    The winners for the Pulitzer Prizes and all finalists have been announced. There were prizes awarded in all five book categories. Biography winner: "The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt" by T.J Stiles. Finalists: "Cheever: A Life" by......
  • Ford CEO does little to discourage death-of-Mercury reports

     
    In a meeting with industry analysts Friday, Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Alan Mulally declined to confirm reports that the automaker is about to kill its Mercury brand, but he also didn't go out of his way to deny the......
  • Review: ‘Ragtime’ from the Bay Street Players

     
    I took a drive out to Eustis last night to catch Elizabeth Drew Scholl as Mother in Ragtime, her last role with the Bay Street Players before her family relocates to Boston. Scholl, of course, has also memorably served as executive director of the...
  • Oliver Stone has apologized for his anti-Semitic rant, but is the damage already done?

     
    It's such a quintessentially American thing to do that I'm surprised that someone hasn't already engraved it on our $20 bills: If you shoot off your mouth and hurl stupid insults at innocent people, the best thing to do is......
  • Eleven ways to make the most of visit to Fort Myers

    Within 24 hours of arriving in Fort Myers in March 1885, Thomas Edison bought 13 acres on the Caloosahatchee River, and before long he was planting palm trees along the dirt road between downtown and his spread. The road is now McGregor Boulevard, lined...
  • New hope for halting a killer illness

    She thought it was just a cold. Her throat was sore, and she felt tired all over. But as JoAnn Barr got her son ready for school that morning in March, she started gasping for breath. Within a few hours, Barr was on a ventilator in intensive care, her...