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  • Weekend preview: Pink beer and other bodaciousness

    Weekend preview: Pink beer and other bodaciousness
    For Stout Sports Bar and Grille owner Simon Kearney, there’s no time like now to raise money for the fight against breast cancer — or to raise a blazing pink, 28-foot LED cherry blossom tree outside his Oakland Park pub. Kearney, who has two...
  • When Sugar Hill aided rap's climb

    When Sugar Hill aided rap's climb
    The Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight" was the first hip-hop single to break into the national Top 40 pop charts, although anyone listening to it now for the first time probably would have a hard time picking up on what made the 1979 recording such a rap...
  • Bob Smith dies at 78; inventor of fog-resistant ski goggles

    At his kitchen table, orthodontist Bob Smith tried to solve a problem that dogged him on the ski slopes in the early 1960s by using dental tools and foam to fashion prototypes of fog-resistant goggles. As he developed what is commonly called the modern...
  • Parker Millsap's blistering character studies

    Parker Millsap's blistering character studies
    Parker Millsap left the Pentecostal faith of his youth some time ago. But the singer-songwriter still performs with the passion of an evangelist at an old-time tent revival. Only 21, Millsap is gaining considerable notice with his self-titled Okrahoma...
  • Florida jail explosion caused by natural gas release, investigators say

    An explosion that killed two inmates and paralyzed a corrections officer at a Pensacola, Fla., jail was caused by a natural gas release inside the facility, investigators said Friday. At least 184 people suffered injuries among the more than 600 inmates...
  • Man found guilty in shooting death outside Hollywood nightclub

    A 23-year-old man was found guilty Wednesday of fatally shooting a man twice in the head outside a Hollywood night club last year, authorities said.  A jury took less than a day to find Robert Earl Thomas III guilty of first-degree murder. They also...
  • Robert Earl Bullock, 68

    Robert Earl Bullock, 68
    Robert Earl Bullock, 68, of Eubank, passed away Sunday, June 30, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Born March 2, 1945, in Rockcastle, Robert was a son of the late Hearl and Lucy Barnes Bullock. He was retired from Oakwood. He was also preceded...
  • FDA contemplating crackdown on salt

    Best known for deciding whether medications are safe and effective, the Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to crack down on plain old salt, which doctors say is harmful in the quantities most Americans consume. At a hearing today, the...
  • On Cusp of 40, 'Austin City Limits' Mixes Jeff Bridges, Sheryl Crow With Video-Streaming Experiments

    "Austin City Limits" is humming an interesting tune: The PBS musical staple is about to celebrate its 40th anniversary with a landmark two-hour TV special. Yet its top producer sees a day when digital transmission of video and audio plays a...
  • Jimmy Buffett to sail into Virginia Beach for show in May

    Jimmy Buffett to sail into Virginia Beach for show in May
    For artists like Jimmy Buffett, it seems the road goes on forever and the party never ends -- to borrow a phrase from the great songwriter Robert Earl Keen. Buffett's coming back to Virginia Beach for a show on May 24 and his fans -- Parrotheads -- will...
  • Earl Collins, Baltimore County police officer

    Earl Collins, Baltimore County police officer
    Earl Collins, a retired Baltimore County police officer and World War II veteran, died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Dec. 31 after suffering a fall at his Millersville home. He was 89. Born in Baltimore and raised on Old Frederick Road in...
  • The flip side of Nashville

    My college-sophomore son and I make an interesting pair. He'll listen to country music all day long and is teaching himself to pluck a tune or two on the guitar; I'll tolerate the music in limited doses, but if I never heard another country song again,...