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  • Racing thrills with the Daytona 500 Experience

    Racing thrills with the Daytona 500 Experience
    Henry Ford gets the credit for one of the most famous — and oldest — quotes about competitiveness among automobile drivers: "Auto racing began 5 minutes after the second car was built." Ford, however, wasn't the inventor who would prove his...
  • Maryland foreclosure practices decried

    Revelations that attorneys at two Maryland firms had other people sign their names to foreclosure documents brought a rebuke Wednesday from the O'Malley administration, which called the practice a "potential example of further mishandling and mistreatment...
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  • Don't scoff: Men get breast cancer too

    Don't scoff: Men get breast cancer too
    Bill Rands, 67, of Grosse Pointe, Mich., is a man who had a mastectomy. An 11-year survivor of male breast cancer, the retired money manager is not shy about showing his scar or sharing his story. His openness about discussing his illness sometimes...
  • Style icons: The little black dress

    Style icons: The little black dress
    Vogue once compared a Chanel black dress to a Ford, which was both a compliment and a prediction back in 1926, when Coco Chanel designed the short black frock as one of her many acts of fashion rebellion. (Black?! For something other than mourning?!)...
  • Will they replace automatic transmissions? Fast dual-clutch gear sets improve mileage, power

    Will they replace automatic transmissions?  Fast dual-clutch gear sets improve mileage, power
    Every so often, the Big Earth Clock makes a giant tick, and something that was considered experimental becomes common. For example, the first mention of scissors seems to be about 3000 B.C. in Egypt, but mass production waited until 1761, thanks to...
  • Sunscreen or Smoke Screen?

    Sunscreen or Smoke Screen?
    Crystal Lake, Illinois' Peggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children. "I've always heard the higher the SPF (sun protection factor)...
  • Mercury reaches end of the road

    Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday that it would shut down the Mercury brand developed 71 years ago. The automaker said it would end production of Mercury vehicles in the fourth quarter. The brand accounts for 5 percent of Ford's sales. Ford plans to focus...
  • Lost L.A.: Saddle up for this horse tale

    Lost L.A.: Saddle up for this horse tale
    From the TV glory days of "Mr. Ed," we know that horses have a lot to say if given a chance — not a surprise considering they were hard-working, come-rain-or-shine mass transit for millenniums before being run out of Dodge by Henry Ford. And don't...
  • Study finds tumor, weight link

    Study finds tumor, weight link
    Heavier men have bigger, more aggressive prostate tumors, according to new research from Henry Ford Hospital presented Wednesday. The findings, presented in San Francisco at the American Urological Association's annual meeting, were based on a six-year...