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  • A road trip across America's Coaster Belt

    A road trip across America's Coaster Belt
    I’m setting off on a road trip across America's "Coaster Belt," hitting eight theme parks in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey in just 10 days. Along the way, I'll visit some of the oldest amusement parks in the world and climb aboard classic wooden...
  • The Writing Life: Words flow fast on the 'content farm'

    The Writing Life: Words flow fast on the 'content farm'
    It was the last engagement on my calendar, a keynote address at a writers' conference outside Toledo, Ohio, after which the coast was dismally clear: no more workshops, appearances or assignments. The group was intelligent and easygoing, so during a...
  • Dav Pilkey stretches 'Captain Underpants' series

    Dav Pilkey stretches 'Captain Underpants' series
    This is the story of Dav Pilkey. Pilkey is the guy on the right with the wild hair and fake beard. Lily is the small dog on the left with the green dinosaur suit. Remember that now! Though Lily may require an introduction, Pilkey most likely does not....
  • Book review: 'A Secret Gift' by Ted Gup

    Book review: 'A Secret Gift' by Ted Gup
    "A Secret Gift How One Man's Kindness — and a Trove of Letters — Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression" Ted Gup Penguin Press: 368 pp., $25.95 On Dec. 18, 1933, an ad appeared in the Canton, Ohio, paper offering financial...
  • Allan R. Sandage dies at 84; cosmologist focused on the age of the universe

    Allan R. Sandage dies at 84; cosmologist focused on the age of the universe
    Astronomer Allan R. Sandage of Pasadena's Carnegie Observatories, one of the most prominent cosmologists of the 20th century who spent the better part of his lifetime trying to determine the precise age of the universe, died Saturday at his home in San...
  • James Elliot dies at 67; MIT astronomer discovered rings of Uranus and atmosphere of Pluto

    James Elliot dies at 67; MIT astronomer discovered rings of Uranus and atmosphere of Pluto
    James Elliot, the MIT astronomer who discovered the rings of Uranus and the faint atmosphere of Pluto, died March 3 at his home in Wellesley, Mass. He was 67 and had been suffering from cancer. The rings of Uranus are narrow and faint and not...
  • Newton: Villaraigosa in his element as 'the nation's mayor'

    Newton: Villaraigosa in his element as 'the nation's mayor'
    The mayor of Columbus, Ohio, described his "utter disbelief" at the destructive "gamesmanship" as Congress debates the debt ceiling. The mayor of Fresno described her city's tough budget problems and wondered when the economy would hit bottom. The mayor...
  • Recipe Finder: Alabama blueberry bread

    Mary Harris from Nottingham was looking for recipe she has lost for a blueberry breakfast cake made in a loaf pan. Gladys Wilt from Lothian sent in a recipe she had for Alabama Blueberry Bread that she thinks is really great and that Harris might want...
  • Big fight breaks out over pill mill tracking system

    A major legislative fight is breaking out over Gov. Rick Scott's surprise proposal to kill Florida's planned computer database to combat pill mills. A longtime opponent of the database, Sen. Joe Negron, R-Hobe Sound, said many Republican lawmakers are...
  • Being a good role model, sometimes it's tough

    Being a good role model, sometimes it's tough
    Being a mom has changed everything. From what I eat throughout the day to how I talk to people to how I drive. Why? Because I now have two little sets of eyes that watch me like a hawk. And they're good imitators. Take this example: One day, I was...
  • Mugs pay tribute to grandparents

    Mugs pay tribute to grandparents
    It is a grandparent's prerogative to spoil their grandchildren, right? Well, not always, experts say. It's true that grandparents have some leeway when it comes to making the little ones mind, in taking them on special outings and providing them with...