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  • No CTA fare hike, 'slight' service increase in 2015

     No CTA fare hike, 'slight' service increase in 2015
    The CTA will freeze fares for the second straight year in 2015 and offer a slight increase in Blue and Orange line service aimed at easing crowding, under a proposed $1.44 billion budget that will be unveiled Monday. The spending plan, which will take...
  • Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly

    Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly
    Science is knowledge based on facts derived from observation and experimentation. At least that's what the so-called "scientists" and "dictionaries" and "people throughout history" want you to believe. I, however, have it on good authority from...
  • Farms winterize to keep farmers markets open - here's a list of markets

    Farms winterize to keep farmers markets open - here's a list of markets
    Cold and windy weather will send many farmers markets into hibernation by the end of October or the first weekend of November. But that doesn't mean farmers have stopped farming, which means not all markets will shut down. A growing number of farmers...
  • Marylanders welcome gas prices below $3 a gallon

    Marylanders welcome gas prices below $3 a gallon
    Tatiana Fish lives in Pigtown, works a restaurant job in Fells Point, attends classes at the Community College of Baltimore County and usually visits her father twice a week in Montgomery County. Meeting all her obligations requires the 23-year-old to...
  • Ask Mr. Dad: Some great national parks for family trips

    Dear Mr. Dad: My family hasn't had a vacation in years we haven't been able to afford it. But we really need some time off. We're thinking of doing a driving trip over the two-week winter break. Can you suggest some affordable family-friendly places to...
  • Top haunted destinations in the U.S.

    In Sunday's paper, we ran a story about ghost tours at the Missouri State Penitentiary. For $25 you can spend two hours touring the old prison, reportedly full of ghosts. But there are supposed haunted places all over the country. According to the...
  • Long-haul headphones provide crisp sound for 30 hours between charges

    Long-haul headphones provide crisp sound for 30 hours between charges
    Name: Phiaton Chord MS 530 What they are: Stylish Bluetooth noise-canceling headphones with titanium drivers that enhance low bass and high treble notes with a clean, crisp sound. Memory foam makes the sculpted leather ear pads extremely comfortable....
  • Heightened Ebola screening of travelers from W. African countries to U.S. announced

    Heightened Ebola screening of travelers from W. African countries to U.S. announced
    Tuesday, as part of the Department of Homeland Security’s ongoing response to prevent the spread of Ebola to the United States, it announced travel restrictions in the form of additional screening and protective measures at U.S. ports of entry for...
  • Seniors on the Go: Avoiding airport parking gouges

    Seniors on the Go: Avoiding airport parking gouges
    On a recent three-week trip from my home airport, I chose to stay the night before departure at an airport-area motel. Why? Even though the airport is only 25 minutes from my home, the motel's stay-park-fly package was the best deal. The room rate was $80...
  • Go Away With ... William Shatner

    Go Away With ... William Shatner
    We know William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk on "Star Trek," as Sgt. Hooker on "T.J. Hooker" and as Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting's money-savvy dad on the Priceline commercials. He has also performed spoken word renditions of songs by Queen and the Kinks. Now,...
  • Australia cruise means a lot of time at sea but with some great stops

     Australia cruise means a lot of time at sea but with some great stops
    If you love days at sea and have plenty of time and money, the Boomerang Voyage from Cruise Specialists should float your boat. This is a two-month vacation package round trip from the U.S. to Australia, with the outbound cruise aboard Cunard's Queen...