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  • Ask Tom why: What is the status of the drought in the southern United States?

    Dear Tom, What is the status of the drought in the southern United States? —Jason Tilly Dear Jason, The drought continues and is intensifying in much of the affected area in the South. The U.S. Drought Monitor classifies moisture deficit...
  • F--- Up's Damian Abraham: The 'big, goofy dude' whose band made a hardcore-punk rock opera

    F--- Up's Damian Abraham: The 'big, goofy dude' whose band made a hardcore-punk rock opera
    Damian “Pink Eyes” Abraham, the roly-poly singer in Toronto’s F--- Up (a shorthand version of the band’s explicit name), spends a lot of his time at the band’s concerts in the audience, doing everything from climbing on...
  • Soda and stories at the Dr Pepper Museum

    Soda and stories at the Dr Pepper Museum
    Mike Moss is one of the few soda jerks who knows what a customer means when he hollers, "Shoot me a Waco!" Sure, it's a small city along Interstate 35, about halfway between Dallas and Austin, but for folks in the know, it's where the soda pop that Texans...
  • Walter Cronkite: 'Eyewitness to a Century' exhibit

    Walter Cronkite: 'Eyewitness to a Century' exhibit
    "Hello, I'm Walter Cronkite." The stentorian voice booms from an oversize replica of an early console television. To viewers older than 40, the image on the screen is familiar, though more distant with the passing of years. Younger observers appear...
  • On the Spot: What airlines owe customers for long tarmac waits

    On the Spot: What airlines owe customers for long tarmac waits
    Question: I was on a flight with Delta that was delayed one hour because of mechanical problems. That was followed by three hours of waiting on the tarmac. Delta sent me 1,000 miles as a courtesy. When I complained, the airline also sent me a $125...
  • Lollapalooza Day 1: Hello, Brazil, and Coldplay says 'So long' to Amy Winehouse

    Lollapalooza Day 1: Hello, Brazil, and Coldplay says 'So long' to Amy Winehouse
    Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...
  • Travel details for Waco, Texas

    THE BEST WAY TO WACO, TEXAS From LAX, American and Continental offer connecting service (change of plane) to Waco. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $424. The Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute, 300 S. 5th St., Waco; (254) 757-1025, http://...
  • Friday, Dec. 31, 6:51 p.m.: I Love A Parade

    We spent the late morning & early afternoon taking in the Fiesta bowl parade. Had a great time, well done parade with high school bands from Alabama, PA, Texas, Kansas & California, just to name a few. My favorite part was the UCMB (surprise), but the...
  • Report: Teen basketball impostor tells GQ 'I know who I am'

    Report: Teen basketball impostor tells GQ 'I know who I am'
    Guerdwich Montimere, a former Dillard basketball player who is facing felony charges for portraying himself as 16-year-old Jerry Joseph in Texas, gave his first interview in 13 months to GQ magazine. In the July 2011 issue, Michael J. Mooney writes:...
  • TV on the Radio, Cee Lo Green, Black Keys to headline 2011 Virgin Mobile Freefest

    TV on the Radio, Cee Lo Green, Black Keys to headline 2011 Virgin Mobile Freefest
    TV on the Radio, Cee Lo Green, the Black Keys and Patti Smith are among the headliners at this year’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest, which returns to Merriweather Post Pavilion Sept. 10, organizers will announce today. The announcement follows months of...
  • U2 fans line up early at M&T stadium

    U2 fans line up early at M&T stadium
    Christine Spencer left her home in Frederick at 3 a.m. just so she could get a jump on the thousands of U2 fans expected to pack M&T Stadium on Wednesday night. The early effort paid off. Just before noon, she and her two friends were among the first...