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  • Violinist Itzhak Perlman — Forever The Entertainer And Teacher

    Violinist Itzhak Perlman — Forever The Entertainer And Teacher
    You've heard it a thousand times: Those who can't do, teach. Try running that tired line past violinist and conductor Itzhak Perlman, one of the most recognizable and influential musicians of the past 50 years, and also an artist who's deeply passionate...
  • Concussions turn 15-year-old football player's dreams into 'nightmare'

    For one Southern California mother, the thrill of victory has been lost to the agony of concussion. We will call her Mary, her son Rick. "He's 15 now," Mary says. "He's been playing tackle football since he was 5. He has always seen himself as a...
  • Stars down Canucks, 6-3

    DALLAS "Dynamic" is one word to describe the Dallas Stars this year. "Ebullient" is another. "Meteoric" another. Of course, you could also go with "unstable," "frenzied" or "tense." Just six games into the 2013-14 season, the Stars are sort of like...
  • Plan to overhaul New York airports takes step forward

    Plan to overhaul New York airports takes step forward
    NEW YORK — A long-awaited overhaul of New York's LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy international airports moved a step closer to reality this week when the state and federal governments touted a sweeping plan to make over two of the busiest U.S....
  • RV destroyed in fire in Newport News

    RV destroyed in fire in Newport News
    An RV was destroyed in a Tuesday afternoon fire in Newport News while its owner was cooking on the stove. Just before 3 p.m., firefighters were called to a home in the 100 block of Alberta Drive, where they found heavy smoke and flames, said Newport...
  • Television Q&A: 'Welcome to Sweden' returning, 'Royal Pains' estate on Long Island

    You have questions. I try to have answers. Q: I loved the TV show "Welcome to Sweden." Will it be back at some point? A: Yes. The Greg Poehler comedy about an American who moves to Sweden will be back on NBC with 10 new episodes. I would guess that it...
  • 1st United Bank merger approved

    1st United Bank merger approved
    A banking group from New Jersey has received regulators’ permission to buy the largest bank based in Palm Beach County, a move that could result in more home refinancing and auto loans for consumers. Valley National Bancorp., based in Wayne, N.J.,...
  • New York man hired to assist suicide sentenced to 12 years

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man convicted of helping a debt-ridden motivational speaker commit suicide to make the death look like a robbery was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday, prosecutors said. Kenneth Minor, 42, pleaded guilty to...
  • Ierulli, Palm Beach Central hitting stride at the right time

    Ierulli, Palm Beach Central hitting stride at the right time
    WELLINGTON - Tino Ierulli didn't envision an 0-3 start to his tenure as the Palm Beach Central football coach. Since that start, Central has been among the hottest teams in Palm Beach County. The Broncos have won four straight games and sit in a first-...
  • Pot business conference draws hundreds, hoping U.S. will legalize

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marijuana is illegal under federal law in the United States, but more than 300 attendees paid $500 each to attend the Cannabis Business Expo at a high-end hotel in Manhattan's Times Square, hoping to profit if it becomes legal by...
  • Last-minute Halloween costume ideas

     Last-minute Halloween costume ideas
    Twas the week before Halloween, when all through the house, not a costume could be found, not even a mouse. Let's say you've suddenly decided you want to go to that Halloween party after all, or your kids don't like the costume they originally chose. No...