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  • Nut-allergy sufferers appeal: Keep those snacks closed

    Nut-allergy sufferers appeal: Keep those snacks closed
    Nuts can pose a serious threat to allergy sufferers, and increased travel during the holidays increases that risk, said Naperville's Amy Wicker, founder of AllergySafeTravel.com. Wicker's daughter suffers from severe nut allergies. Nut-allergy...
  • HBO's 'Westworld' series stars Anthony Hopkins

    HBO's 'Westworld' series stars Anthony Hopkins
    "Westworld," the 1973 Michael Crichton film about a malfunctioning robot that devastates an amusement park, has inspired an HBO series with Oscar-winner Anthony Hopkins and Ed Harris. The cast also includes Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie...
  • East Granby Mom Wins Trip To 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

    East Granby Mom Wins Trip To 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'
    A spur-of-the-moment trip to Target last week for one East Granby mom resulted in an unexpected reward — tickets to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show’’. On Wednesday, Amanda Paskiewicz Cormier took her two daughters to the Windsor Target...
  • Pope Francis coming to Philadelphia

    Pope Francis coming to Philadelphia
    Pope Francis announced on Monday he would make his first visit to the United States next year, traveling to Philadelphia where he will celebrate an outdoor mass before an audience expected to number in the millions. Francis ended months of speculation...
  • When Madame Wu's was the place for supper and celebs

    When Madame Wu's was the place for supper and celebs
    Kirk and Anne Douglas sent regrets. But Cary Grant's daughter, Jennifer, was there. Nancy Kwan, who starred in 1961's "Flower Drum Song," came, as did two elderly granddaughters of Sun Yat-sen, the revolutionary who helped overthrow the Qing dynasty and...
  • Travels alter worldview for girls Golfer of Year

    Travels alter worldview for girls Golfer of Year
    No matter where Sierra Brooks has played golf in the past year, her game has traveled well. The Lake Mary Prep junior's skills showed no sign of jetlag at the Junior Ryder Cup in Scotland, the Junior Open Championship in Liverpool, England, and the...
  • Ask Amy: Repairing this home calls for stealthy DIY

    Ask Amy: Repairing this home calls for stealthy DIY
    Dear Amy: I have been married to a great guy for over 40 years. We are both retired. We have a lovely home and he has done a lot of the repairs and remodeling. I am proud of what he has done. I have dealt with an issue all our married life and I would...
  • Rating how much fans will miss D-Rose

    Rating how much fans will miss D-Rose
    Derrick Rose will miss the opener of the Bulls' seven-game road trip Monday, which makes fans sad because it would have pit him against one of the NBA's best point guards in Chris Paul. Here's a look at the rest of the trip and how upset fans will be if...
  • Euros or dollars? The wrong choice will cost you

    Question: On trips to Italy and Spain last year, a hotel in each country asked me whether I would like my bill charged in dollars or euros. I had not been to Europe for a while, and I had never been asked this. I didn't know what to say, so I went one way...
  • Travel is broadening

    Travel is broadening
    Travel is broadening, so I'll be spending the next week or so expanding my horizons on a reporting trip. Posting on the Economy Hub will be sporadic at best through next Sunday. Feel free to catch up in the meantime by visiting the archives.  Keep up to...
  • Opera soloist discusses motherhood on the road

    Opera soloist discusses motherhood on the road
    When Kelly Kaduce steps on the Florida Grand Opera stage this November, she will portray a Japanese geisha named Cio-Cio-San who falls in love with an American soldier during the performance of Madama Butterfly. But, when the stage lights go out and the...