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  • Jason Priestley sells Toluca Lake home for $2 million

    Jason Priestley sells Toluca Lake home for $2 million
    Jason Priestley, known for playing Brandon Walsh on "Beverly Hills, 90210" in the 1990s, has sold his walled and gated home in Toluca Lake for $2 million. Flagstone walkways lead to the front of the Mediterranean-style house, which has arched windows...
  • ODU baseball puts finishing touches on successful regular season

    ODU baseball puts finishing touches on successful regular season
    NORFOLK — Chris Finwood views Old Dominion’s baseball season as confirming his suspicions rather than proving anyone wrong. The Monarchs were picked to finish 10th in their first season in Conference USA, but presently sit fourth with their...
  • A Boozy Tour of Red Hook

    A Boozy Tour of Red Hook
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The sign said "Pie," or, more specifically, "Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pie," but the smoky smell said barbecue. Despite the fact that we were on a booze tour, walking between local distilleries, not a pie-and-barbecue tour, these...
  • Orlando Magic interview several top draft prospects in Chicago

    CHICAGO — Orlando Magic officials now have met with perhaps the four top prospects who are attending the 2014 NBA Draft Combine. On Thursday, the Magic interviewed Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart, Indiana big man Noah Vonleh and Australian guard...
  • Tom Foley Feels the Need for Speed

    Tom Foley made more driving news last week, which is never a good thing. He was charged with speeding on Route 9. Foley's spokesperson said Foley was going about 80 miles per hour. As someone who travels on Route 9 frequently, let me say that cars...
  • At the 1964 World's Fair, a phone call to the future

     At the 1964 World's Fair, a phone call to the future
    Back in 1964, 50 years ago this summer, my mother, father, sister and I drove from our home in suburban New Jersey to New York City, where we caught a glimpse of the future. Our destination was Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, the site of the World's...
  • Billy Joel's first concert at Hollywood Bowl: An L.A. 'Piano Man'

    Billy Joel's first concert at Hollywood Bowl: An L.A. 'Piano Man'
    "Here's a song I wrote when I was working at Wilshire and Western," Billy Joel said Saturday during his first ever performance at the Hollywood Bowl, introducing "Piano Man" from 1973. The detail no doubt came as a surprise to many who consider Joel an...
  • Duke's Jones gets better of old foe Pellegrino in rout of Hopkins

    Duke's Jones gets better of old foe Pellegrino in rout of Hopkins
    Johns Hopkins and Duke had a week to get ready for Sunday's NCAA quarterfinal matchup at Delaware Stadium. But for Duke midfielder Myles Jones and Hopkins long-stick midfielder Michael Pellegrino, whether they knew it or not, their preparation began seven...
  • Super Saturday fundraiser adds $600,000 to ovarian cancer fight

    Super Saturday fundraiser adds $600,000 to ovarian cancer fight
    More than half a million dollars was raised to combat ovarian cancer over the weekend in the West Coast debut of a long-running annual benefit called Super Saturday. Hosted by Rachel Zoe and Molly Sims, the part designer sale, part garage sale, part...
  • Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon

    Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon
    ESPN analyst Mark Dixon was in the network’s studio in Charlotte during the broadcast of all four NCAA tournament quarterfinal games this past weekend. The former Johns Hopkins midfielder, who can be followed on Twitter via his account...
  • State Soldiers Were First To Receive Honor Now Known As The Purple Heart

    State Soldiers Were First To Receive Honor Now Known As The Purple Heart
    Three Connecticut soldiers — Daniel Bissell, Daniel Brown and Elijah Churchill — are not really household names in the state despite their feats of Revolutionary War heroism: mounting daring raids behind British lines, facing enemy fire in...