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  • The year in theater, 2011: Puppets, Witches and Men in Heels

    The year in theater, 2011: Puppets, Witches and Men in Heels
    What? Another year has gone by already? Here are some theater reflections at the end of 2011. •Best scene-stealer: Isn't "Chicago" the story of two women convicts? In Theatre Downtown's production last January, Joel Warren as lawyer Billy Flynn more...
  • Resolved for 2012: A renewed appreciation of places that matter

    Resolved for 2012: A renewed appreciation of places that matter
    Residents of tourism meccas often trade stories of the surprising things visitors can do or say. Years ago, in Colonial Williamsburg, Va., for example, a tourist was overheard arguing with her companion about which buildings to visit. Most Williamsburg...
  • Mailbag: Fashion Island takes misstep with doggy shoppers

    As a longtime Newport-Mesa resident, I read with interest about the $100-million makeover of Fashion Island ("Fashion Island undergoes bustling wave of change," Dec. 27). The article slant was very positive, but here is the flipside. The powers that be...
  • Insight offered at meatpacking plant

     While Darla put together last week’s Farm Forum, I was in Sioux Falls, attending more sessions for South Dakota Ag and Rural Leadership.    While we learned a great deal from speakers from the South Dakota Soybean Association, POET, Raven...
  • Community & Clubs: Make a New Year's resolution of service

    Community & Clubs: Make a New Year's resolution of service
    As you make your New Year's resolutions, add this one to your list: Visit a service club and check one out for possible membership. Membership in a service club is an extra 30 minutes a week on a breakfast, lunch or dinner hour for a club meeting filled...
  • Re-visiting Caylee Anthony's makeshift memorial site

    Re-visiting Caylee Anthony's makeshift memorial site
    When I first viewed the internet videos of Casey Anthony this week, I knew it would bring back feelings of both anger and frustration in many people. I well understood that it reminded people of the trial where Casey was acquitted of killing her...
  • Beer for dogs: Making man's best friend his best drinking buddy

    Beer for dogs: Making man's best friend his best drinking buddy
    At the Branding Villa pub in Newcastle, England dig is a man’s best friend—and drinking buddy. The pub has added dog-friendly beer to its menu. The non-alcoholic brew has the traditional malt and hops with an added treat—meat flavoring....
  • Take Five: Getting an open-pawed welcome

    The entertainment industry has focused lately on adorable animals in adorable movies, cute dogs in cute children’s books (and books for grown-ups, too) and funny chipmunks everywhere. I have seen some very appealing animals myself during a recent...
  • DNA livestock testing begins at the Kansas State Fair

    DNA livestock testing begins at the Kansas State Fair
    The Kansas State Fair recently announced they will begin using DNA testing on certain livestock entered in their annual competitions. Contestants will be required to send in a hair sample of the animal to Kansas State University’s Animal Science...
  • 'The Artist,' 'The Descendants' win big at the 69th annual Golden Globe awards

    'The Artist,' 'The Descendants' win big at the 69th annual Golden Globe awards
    "The Artist," the charming film about Hollywood's transition from silent movies to talkies, and the family drama "The Descendants" were catapulted to front-runner Oscar status Sunday night with an armful of Golden Globes to their names as the awards...
  • Can your emotion support pet be kicked out, fined for making noise?

    Can your emotion support pet be kicked out, fined for making noise?
    Can your condominium kick out your emotional support animal for being too loud? One of the hottest topics in the condominium and homeowners world is pets, particularly when it comes to owners who live in no-pet communities but want – or need them...
  • Roanoke Valley SPCA foster coordinator loses cancer battle

    Roanoke Valley SPCA foster coordinator loses cancer battle
    She was a well known animal activist here in Roanoke.  Saturday morning, Ann Marie Sweeney, lost her battle with cancer. Many knew her as the foster coordinator for the Roanoke Valley SPCA.  She held that position for five years. Ann Marie often...