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  • Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011

    Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011
    It already feels as if 2011 is shaping up as a tweener ye ar for new rides and attractions at U.S. theme parks. Last year saw the blockbuster debuts of Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Florida and the "World of...
  • Top 10 roller coasters at Six Flags Great Adventure

    Top 10 roller coasters at Six Flags Great Adventure
    Reporting from Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey-- Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J., has a long and winding roller coaster history that's filled with as many twists and turns as the amusement park's many record-breaking rides....
  • Friday @ 5: A cocktail to kick off the weekend

    Friday @ 5: A cocktail to kick off the weekend
    This time last year, cocktail enthusiasts were presented with an interesting predicament: Because May 1 fell on a Saturday, two of the biggest drinking holidays of the season, Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby (which always falls on the first...
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain aims to reclaim coaster crown with Green Lantern in 2011

    Six Flags Magic Mountain aims to reclaim coaster crown with Green Lantern in 2011
    Six Flags Magic Mountain will reclaim the Roller Coaster Capital of the World title with the addition of two coasters in spring 2011, including a first-of-its-kind ride in the U.S., amusement park officials said. The Green Lantern will bring Magic...
  • CDC: US smoking rate hasn't changed

    CDC: US smoking rate hasn't changed
    After 40 years of continual declines, the smoking rate in the United States has stabilized for the last five years, with one in every five Americans still lighting up regularly, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. Moreover,...
  • American Distilling Institute releases year's best

    American Distilling Institute releases year's best
    The American Distilling Institute, founded in 2003 to promote the "burgeoning craft distilling renaissance," announced Wednesday the 2011 winners in its annual judging of boutique spirits across two main categories: Whiskey and Fruit Spirits. While even...
  • Ten @ 10: Celebrity booze

    Ten @ 10: Celebrity booze
    From Fess Parker to Greg Norman to Mike Ditka, plenty of famous folk have gotten into the wine game. But what about the hard stuff? No lack of star power there. The draw of earning extra cash has lured a number of celebrities to lend their names to a...
  • Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene

    Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene
    As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon. Worcester County also...
  • Click it, even if it doesn't warrant a ticket

    Click it, even if it doesn't warrant a ticket
    You use seat belts, right? Most people do. The undeniable safety advantages, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's ubiquitous "Click It or Ticket" campaign, the fear of seeing those flashing lights in your rearview mirror all help...
  • Easy as….

    Easy as….
    Even though my mom's ancestors settled in Kentucky before Daniel Boone and had a taste for sugar and spice, I didn't meet or eat a Kentucky Appalachian stack cake until grown and on my own. Gingerbread-dense and layered with apples, the cake's flavors...
  • Biffle's struggles result in shakeup

    Biffle's struggles result in shakeup
    Greg Biffle still has a shot at making the Chase. Jamie McMurray is toast. But they have this much in common: Both shouldn't be struggling and sputtering so much. For Biffle, who ranks 14th and needs a victory to try to secure one of the last slots in...