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  • Father and son turn theme park dream into homemade dark ride

    Father and son turn theme park dream into homemade dark ride
    Countless kids and plenty of adults have dreamed of building their own theme park ride. Even with an endless supply of creativity, hard work, ingenuity and determination, the dream remains a long-shot undertaking that few ever attempt and fewer still...
  • Panthers goalie Al Montoya returns to his hockey roots

    Panthers backup goalie Al Montoya has been traveling down memory lane this week while visiting the Pepsi Center in Denver on Tuesday and then the newly named Gila River Arena on Friday. Montoya was with the Coyotes when he made his NHL debut on April 1,...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Honored for Environmental Work at Clinton Global Citizen Awards

    The 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting opened with the 8th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards in Gotham Sunday night at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, honoring those with unparalleled work in philanthropy and service. The...
  • Ask Tom: Where to go to match sun angle on summer solstice?

    Dear Tom, How far south would I have to take a vacation on Dec. 21 to receive the same angle of sunlight as we do in Chicago on June 21? — Dan Panozzo, Aurora Dear Dan, We posed your question to Dan Joyce, an astronomer at Triton College's...
  • Mayor Garcetti is becoming a regular in Washington

    Mayor Garcetti is becoming a regular in Washington
    Many Californians may be happy never to set foot in Washington, with its humid weather and lack of fresh produce. But one of the state's most high-profile residents can't seem to stay away. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti parachuted into town this week for the...
  • Without a reel, tenkara fishing really catches on in Maryland

    Without a reel, tenkara fishing really catches on in Maryland
    Rob Lepczyk hadn't been in the Gunpowder River for more than five minutes on a late September morning before he felt a tug on his line. The 26-year-old Sparks resident yanked at the long rod before gently guiding the small green-and-white trout with brown...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 10/25/14

    Today's Birthday (10/25/14). You're especially hot, launching your next year. Mercury stations direct in your sign today, along with the Sun, recent Solar Eclipse and Venus. Your orbit's magnetic with new confidence and priorities. Advance through old...
  • Bogus battery scheme reached Norfolk-based carrier Eisenhower

    Bogus battery scheme reached Norfolk-based carrier Eisenhower
    A California businessman is headed to prison after being convicted of selling nearly 80,000 substandard batteries to the Defense Department for use on Navy ships, including the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. Didier De Nier, 64,...
  • Hyde5: Parcells should blame himself, not Ross, for Dolphins failure

    Hyde5: Parcells should blame himself, not Ross, for Dolphins failure
    1. Bill Parcells claims in a new book "neophyte owner" Steve Ross contributed to his leaving the Dolphins. That could be true. But the full truth is what Parcells evidently doesn't address in the book: That he made critical mistakes in the football...
  • Mount Dora Craft Fair organizers raise the bar

    Mount Dora Craft Fair organizers raise the bar
    In its 30th year, the Mount Dora Craft Fair has left its mom-and-pop image far behind. Although people will see much of what they expect — pottery coffee mugs and plaques bearing whimsical sayings — raising the bar is always on the minds...
  • Peninsula corn mazes will amaze

    If you're looking for a different type of family fun this fall or for Halloween, consider a maze. For lovers of getting lost, there are several farms and locations that offer family-friendly mazes, pumpkin patches and other fall fun. Berkeley...