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  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast April 5, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Marshall Allman was born in Austin, Texas, today in 1984. This birthday guy currently stars as Tommy Mickens on the series "True Blood." Allman also starred as L.J. Burrows on "Prison Break." On the big screen, Allman has appeared in...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast May 19, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Producer, director, and writer Nora Ephron was born in New York Cityon this day in 1941. This birthday gal is widely known for her screenplays and earned Oscar nominations for her writing in the films "Sleepless in Seattle," "When Harry...
  • Tropical Storm Don forms in Gulf, aims toward Texas

    Tropical Storm Don forms in Gulf, aims toward Texas
    Now we have Tropical Storm Don. The fourth named storm of an already fast-paced 2011 storm season formed over the southern Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday afternoon and appeared to be taking aim at Texas. At 8 a.m. Thursday the system was about 545 miles...
  • Steamy hot in South Florida; tropical wave near Mexico likely to develop

    Steamy hot in South Florida; tropical wave near Mexico likely to develop
    Expect another steamy hot day. Wednesday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the low 90s and heat index readings - or feels-like temperatures - of more than 100 degrees. Lows in the low 80s. There is a 30 percent chance of showers and...
  • Violent Storms Leave Deadly Path of Destruction From Texas to Tennessee

    Violent Storms Leave Deadly Path of Destruction From Texas to Tennessee
    VILONIA, Ark. -- Severe storms ripped through parts of the South on Wednesday, cutting a path of destruction from Texas to Tennessee that left at least 12 people dead and damaged an untold number of homes and businesses, authorities said. Even as...
  • Shannon 'Sha' Daniels: She loved family, Gators and purple

    Thursday was Meatloaf Day at Sam Snead's restaurant, and Shannon Daniels, who loved meatloaf, made plans to meet her friends for lunch. She never made it. They found her inside her car, which was running, in the back parking lot of the Winter Park law...
  • Navigating 2011's cruise offerings

    Navigating 2011's cruise offerings
    Just when you thought cruise lines had done it all — Central Park at sea (on Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas) and Cirque du Soleil afloat (on Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Epic) — here comes Disney with a roller coaster aboard the...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
  • 'Top Chef': Inside the numbers from Season 8

    'Top Chef': Inside the numbers from Season 8
    Let's put a bow on this season of "Top Chef." Here's a look inside the numbers: Before the season started we rolled out the "Top Chef" Power Index, a formula to evaluate how the cheftestants did within their season. When we apply it to Season 8, here's...
  • A chapter that's all but forgotten: When the Civil War came west

    A chapter that's all but forgotten: When the Civil War came west
    Things hadn't gone according to plan — do they ever in war? — and now, Lt. James Barrett was going to make them right. The cavalry officer and his dozen or so men would rescue his colleague, Capt. William McCleave, from those nettlesome rebels...
  • In New Zealand, less is a lot more

    In New Zealand, less is a lot more
    The fact many people know about New Zealand is that it has 10 sheep for each person. But what does that really mean to this island nation the size of Colorado and its 4 million people? First, there are no crowds, or weren't during our spring visit. Not...