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  • Hot Property: John Schneider ready for real-life 'Smallville'

    Hot Property: John Schneider ready for real-life 'Smallville'
    John Schneider, whose career has spanned "The Dukes of Hazzard" in the '80s, "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" in the '90s and the still-running "Smallville," has listed his Agoura Hills home for sale at $2,199,000. The actor raised his three children on the...
  • Travel Picks: Top 10 seafood spots for July 4

    Travel Picks: Top 10 seafood spots for July 4
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - July 4 is the ultimate summer weekend - long days, warm weather, fireworks and the beach are all part of what makes American Independence Day special. In honor of this great American holiday online travel adviser Cheapflights (www....
  • Midwest events

    Midwest events
    Illinois May 28-29: Mackinaw Music and International Wine & Beer Fest, Mackinaw. Wine and beer tasting, along with a variety of musical entertainment at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard. Fee applies; 309-359-9463; tinyurl.com/3gofqou. Miles from Chicago: 160...
  • 'Duke of Hazzard' John Schneider puts his Agoura Hills home on the market

    'Duke of Hazzard' John Schneider puts his Agoura Hills home on the market
    John Schneider, whose career has spanned from "The Dukes of Hazzard" in the '80s to "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" in the '90s to the still-running "Smallville," has listed his Agoura Hills home for sale at $2,199,000. The actor described the English-...
  • Maryland population grows by 480,000

    Buoyed by a growing Hispanic population and the availability of steady federal jobs, Maryland grew by 9 percent in the last decade - faster than most Eastern states, according to new Census Bureau data. Maryland's population grew by 480,000 residents, to...
  • Illinois lawmakers target bath salts used as a drug

    Illinois lawmakers target bath salts used as a drug
    Following bans on salvia and synthetic marijuana, Illinois lawmakers are now trying to curb the latest store-bought choice of people looking to get high: bath salts. These are not the Epsom salts that Aunt Ethel used to sprinkle in a warm tub, nor are...
  • Armadillos pass leprosy to humans, study finds

    Armadillos pass leprosy to humans, study finds
    They're cute. They're often roadkill. Some gourmands say they're tasty, whether baked or barbecued. Now Louisiana researchers have learned something else about nine-banded armadillos. "A preponderance of evidence shows that people get leprosy from these...
  • Eastern Shore doctor convicted of criminal charges in stent case

    A federal jury convicted a retired Eastern Shore cardiologist Tuesday of health care fraud and related charges for placing unnecessary coronary stents in the arteries of dozens of patients, then billing private and public insurers hundreds of thousands of...
  • Soldiers trade guns for sketch books

    The world of America's soldiers comes sharply into focus without the need for film clips, old newsreel footage or graphic photographs at the National Constitution Center's new exhibition, "Art of the American Soldier." Soldiers swapped their guns for...
  • Food, wine share spotlight with historic Florida setting

    Food, wine share spotlight with historic Florida setting
    In the list of favorite things here in Postcards land, food and wine rank close to the top, along with the ever-popular "road trip that requires a day out of the office." All of those elements come together Friday through next Sunday at the 5th Annual...
  • On the Gulf Coast, meet the 'new normal'

    On the Gulf Coast, meet the 'new normal'
    Ask anybody in New Orleans or along the Gulf Coast whether things are normal, and they'll probably tell you about the "new normal." This time the query is about how the Gulf Coast is recovering from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion April 20...