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  • There's a post-Katrina joie de vivre in New Orleans

    In a traditional New Orleans jazz funeral, mourners follow a brass band playing dirges. When they leave the cemetery, the music changes tempo — "Oh, when the saints go marchin' in" — and everyone dances, celebrating the deceased and the gift...
  • Apropos looks to pad resume in Chicago Handicap

    Apropos looks to pad resume in Chicago Handicap
    Winning a graded stakes race puts a horse on a pedestal. That's why Apropos is running in Saturday's Grade III $150,000 Chicago Handicap at Arlington International Racecourse. "She has won a stakes race and now we're trying to get a graded stakes...
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    1936 aerial photo of Ventura....
  • A city that speed calls home

    A city that speed calls home
    Hot rodder Jimmy Shine's tattoo-covered arms are elbows-deep under the hood of a 1932 Ford as he adjusts the electrical wiring on a $100,000 racing engine that hasn't started in years. Before a co-worker turns the ignition, Shine glances uneasily at the...
  • Florida travel calendar for June

    Florida travel calendar for June
    Check out festivals and events in June across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) May 16 - June 15: Disney Star Wars...
  • Orb gallops to easy win in Florida Derby, Kentucky Derby next

    Orb gallops to easy win in Florida Derby, Kentucky Derby next
    Shug McGaughey is as Kentucky as blue grass. Every spring when the new crop of 2-year-olds comes into his barn, the veteran trainer said, he looks them over and wonders if one of them will be the one to fulfill his lifelong dream to win the Kentucky...
  • Plant yourself at a garden sale

    Plant yourself at a garden sale
    Plant sales offer splendid opportunities to buy a variety of plants – often unusual and/or heirloom varieties hard to find anywhere else, and a chance to talk shop with fellow gardeners. Most sales are held rain or shine; each listing has contact...
  • Florida unions host ‘Festival’ to encourage folks to organize against Rick Scott

     
    The state AFL-CIO is planning an all-day “Festival for Florida's Future” — a combination of music, kids' games and lots of anti-Rick Scott rhetoric — at the Orange County Fair Grounds on West Colonial Drive on Saturday.  Speakers...
  • July 4th Area Festivities 2011

    July 4th Area Festivities 2011
    A list of what is happening across the area for July 4th. The list is separated by county. ADAMS COUNTY - Mile Hi Barrel Racing, starting at 8:00AM on July 4th at Arena Grandstands, Adams County Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton. - 148th...
  • Job fair begins Monday for bridge construction project

    A job fair to hire workers and vendors for the Indian Street Bridge Project in Stuart is being held Monday, March 14, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Martin County Fair Grounds, 2626 SE Dixie Hwy., Stuart. Applications for employment also will be...
  • It's the Final Stretch of the 139th Thoroughbred Racing Season

    It's the Final Stretch of the 139th Thoroughbred Racing Season
    New Orleans - Grab your finest hat and Mint Julep. We're headed into the final stretch of the 139th Thoroughbred Racing Season at the Fair Grounds! Friday is the final Starlight racing of the season. Then on Sunday the Fair Grounds Race Course is hosting...
  • Jazz Fest Stretch

    Jazz Fest Stretch
    Jazz Fest kicked off today. Thousands are flocking to the Fair Grounds, but many of us will have to dig deep in our pockets to to enjoy the festival. Chriss Knight has more on how far we can stretch a buck on food this year at Jazz Fest.