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  • Enriched eggs, milk may not be best source for omega-3s

    Enriched eggs, milk may not be best source for omega-3s
    Milk and eggs have earned their place in the American diet because they're good sources of calcium and protein, respectively. These days, some brands are also being touted as a good source of another nutrient: omega-3s. Omega-3 fatty acids are in...
  • Finding a path through the health insurance 'gobbledygook'

    Finding a path through the health insurance 'gobbledygook'
    My ZIP code is a black hole for individual health insurance. That's what I recently discovered when I tried to find the coverage I want at an affordable price. What hubris I had. My story started in 2009, when my position as a journalism professor at...
  • Victoria, Canada celebrates Prince William's royal wedding

    Victoria, Canada celebrates Prince William's royal wedding
    Her Majesty the Queen apparently is a fan of the charming Fairmont Empress hotel in Victoria, Canada. Named after Queen Victoria, her great-great-grandmother and empress of India, Queen Elizabeth II has visited the regal British Columbia landmark six...
  • Want cruise information? Apps will lead the way

    Want cruise information? Apps will lead the way
    Pondering a cruise? There's an app for that. In fact, you'll find several you can use for planning, booking and enjoying cruises. Unless otherwise noted, all apps work on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad (a few may also offer a specially designed version...
  • Travel info for Victoria, Canada

    THE BEST WAY TO VICTORIA From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) is offered on Alaska and Air Canada. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $406, excluding taxes and fees. For information on ferry service, schedules and rates between Vancouver...
  • Coping with bedbug infestations

    Coping with bedbug infestations
    There's just no denying it any more. Itchy, gross bedbugs are back in the United States, and their rapid spread has many thinking an epidemic is well underway. Residents of New York, Chicago, the Midwest, Alaska and elsewhere are currently coping with...
  • Got an office gripe? Get it off your chest

    Got an office gripe? Get it off your chest
    Work is, by its very definition, not fun. I know this because I looked it up in the dictionary and spotted nonfun words like "labor" and "exerts" and "effort." I also know this because I work, and have done so since realizing that money is necessary to...
  • Kindle in France? Oui

    Kindle in France? Oui
    Recent Gadget Q&A columns about the Amazon Kindle, the Apple iPod and the Apple iPhone have brought in questions from readers. Great. Please keep 'em coming, gang. Q: I am vacationing in Florida from France and contemplating buying a Kindle reader here....
  • Alaska, by train: Ticket to the Last Frontier

  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast May 5, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Vincent Kartheiser was born in Minneapolis on this day in 1979. This birthday guy has starred as Pete Campbell on the hit series "Mad Men" since 2007. He's also appeared on "Money" and on the documentary series "The American...
  • How Mexico's drug war affects tourism

    How Mexico's drug war affects tourism
    What can travelers expect from Mexico in 2011? That's at least a $64-million question, given the many Americans who visit the country every year. And the answers seem to point every which way. Across Mexico, international visitors and drug-war casualties...