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  • Mesa Musings: There's something missing in Denmark — God

    I've reached that stage in life where almost everyone I meet looks like somebody I used to know. I'm getting old. Hedy and I recently returned from a Baltic cruise. We saw lots of doppelgängers aboard our cruise ship. It became a game. Someone would...
  • Fat tax in Denmark: Why they have it; could it happen in U.S.?

    Fat tax in Denmark: Why they have it; could it happen in U.S.?
    The Food Police have stormed Denmark, where it is now a little more expensive to eat fattening food. The country’s so-called “fat tax” went into effect on Saturday. The tax rate is 16 Danish kroner per kilogram of saturated fat in a...
  • Theater review: 'Ruthless! The Musical' at Winter Park Playhouse

    Theater review: 'Ruthless! The Musical' at Winter Park Playhouse
    There's an old showbiz adage for actors that working with children is dangerous because they will invariably upstage you. But in "Ruthless! The Musical" — an over-the-top parody of female-centric melodramas such as "All About Eve" and "Valley of...
  • Mailbag: There's nothing wrong with a secular state

    Re. "Mesa Musings: There's something missing in Denmark — God," (Jim Carnett column, Oct. 3): In his column, Jim Carnett makes an implicit connection between the absence of God in Denmark and rising social ills in that country. Correlating...
  • Legoland Florida to add water park, themed hotel

    Legoland Florida to add water park, themed hotel
    WINTER HAVEN — On the eve of its grand opening, Legoland Florida announced an opening date for its companion water park and confirmed plans for a Lego-themed resort hotel that could help it become a multiday destination for families with young...
  • Free Music! Toe-tapping desert noir from Giant Giant Sand

    Free Music! Toe-tapping desert noir from Giant Giant Sand
    "Adios, losers!" Howe Gelb yelps about three minutes into the new Giant Giant Sand track "Forever And A Day." That line sums up the weird-but-gleeful mood of this week's Free Music Friday track. It's a preview of the band's album "Tucson," set for a June...
  • Sprouts Confirmed as Culprit in Deadly E. Coli Outbreak

    Sprouts Confirmed as Culprit in Deadly E. Coli Outbreak
    BERLIN -- Germany said on Friday that deadly E.coli bacteria that have killed 31 people and hit farmers across Europe almost certainly came from contaminated bean sprouts grown at an organic farm in northern Germany. "It's the bean sprouts," said...
  • Greenland: An arctic playground

    Greenland: An arctic playground
    NUUK, Greenland -- Only twice have I entered a country without someone at least glancing at my ID or passport. The first time was in Iraq, when the war began and the borders flew open. The second time was here in Greenland. Iraq-like bedlam is not why...
  • Local man cited in India attack

    Months before a team of terrorists killed 170 people in coordinated attacks in Mumbai, a Chicago man was conducting surveillance of the hotels and other locations that would come under assault, prosecutors here said Monday. David Coleman Headley, a...
  • New Evidence That Annual Mammograms May be Overkill

    If you're still upset about last fall's recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that women begin getting mammograms to screen for breast cancer at age 50 instead of 40 - and to get them every other year instead of annually - a new...
  • Chicagoan linked to more plots

    The al-Qaida-affiliated militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba has been actively planning one or more additional Mumbai-style attacks in India, based in part on scouting by a Chicago man recently charged with being a longtime clandestine operative of the group,...
  • Chicago man admits role in Mumbai attack

    David Coleman Headley pleaded guilty Thursday in the most significant terrorism case ever linked to Chicago, acknowledging he was an operative here who traveled to India multiple times to scout targets for a team of gunmen who carried out the bloody...