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  • Day trips: Halloween hops and more to explore

    Day trips: Halloween hops and more to explore
    By now, it seems as if the Halloween candy and costumes have been on store shelves since July. Well, the holiday is finally within view, and since All Hallow's Eve falls on a Friday this year, the events below offer a good excuse for a day trip or weekend...
  • Top kids authors to visit Bethlehem

    Two of today's most popular and well known children's book creators will make rare appearances in Bethlehem next month. Jeff Kinney, whose best-selling series of "Diary of A Wimpy Kid" books are sold in 40 countries, will meet fans at the Bethlehem...
  • Grammy winner Bela Fleck and wife Abigail Washburn are partners in picking

    Grammy winner Bela Fleck and wife Abigail Washburn are partners in picking
    Ten years after starting a romantic partnership, bluegrass and banjo luminaries Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn have begun an artistic union as well. The couple is crisscrossing the country in a bus equipped with a bunk for their 16-month-old son Juno,...
  • Harry Potter sends Comcast's theme park revenue soaring

    Harry Potter sends Comcast's theme park revenue soaring
    Universal Orlando's new Harry Potter land sent Comcast Corp.'s third-quarter theme-park revenue soaring 18.7 percent compared with the previous year, the company said in an earnings report Thursday. Overall, Comcast's profit jumped 50 percent to $2.6...
  • Last call for theme park Halloween celebrations

    Last call for theme park Halloween celebrations
    WHAT: As Halloween approaches, the spooky and not-so-spooky events at Central Florida theme parks begin to fade. Here's a wrap-up of what's left in the bag. •SeaWorld Orlando: The park's Spooktacular, a gentle trick-or-treat affair, runs Saturday...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Deer Valley, where guests say 'no snowboarders!'

    Taking the Kids -- to Deer Valley, where guests say 'no snowboarders!'
    I love those rare occasions when vacation lemons turn into lemonade, as long as you are willing to squeeze the lemons yourself. Last winter, when the forecast got worse by the hour for the latest storm primed to hit the East Coast, I was certain our...
  • Mayor Garcetti can't get enough D.C.; Gov. Brown has had his fill

    Mayor Garcetti can't get enough D.C.; Gov. Brown has had his fill
    Many Californians may be happy to never set foot in Washington, with its humid weather, over-abundance of careerists and lack of decent produce, but one of the state’s biggest enthusiasts can’t stay away. Mayor Eric Garcetti parachuted...
  • Sound Advice: Looking for pro-quality telephoto zoom

    Q: I have a Sony Alpha digital SLR camera with the 18-55mm lens that came with it in the kit. My daughter performs in gymnastics and I want to buy a pro-quality telephoto zoom lens with a fast F/2.8 aperture to use at the tournaments. I've been doing a...
  • Maryland to monitor travelers from West Africa for Ebola symptoms as CDC increases surveillance

    Maryland to monitor travelers from West Africa for Ebola symptoms as CDC increases surveillance
    The CDC is ordering Maryland health officials to monitor all travelers entering the state from three West African countries for signs of Ebola as the federal agency is pressed to tighten border screening for the deadly virus. Starting Monday, the...
  • 2015 Chrysler 200 Real-World Fuel Economy

     
    Chrysler's new 200 sedan is a dramatic improvement over the outgoing model, but it would almost have to be ??? the old Chrysler 200 (ne?? Sebring) was one of the most awful new cars on the market. But the new......
  • Gov. McAuliffe meets with Canon on Asia trip

    Gov. McAuliffe meets with Canon on Asia trip
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe and a state team travelling now in Asia met with "the No. 1 man" at Canon earlier this week, he said Wednesday, during an overseas conference call with reporters. An excellent meeting with the chairman of Canon and his team,”...