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  • SE Beaches Look To Woo Tourists In Oil Spill Limbo

    SE Beaches Look To Woo Tourists In Oil Spill Limbo
    Daydreams of beach sunsets have been replaced by anxious Internet checks for many vacationers headed to the Gulf Coast, while hotel clerks there are busy answering calls about a massive oil spill and whether - just maybe - there's a shot at a refund....
  • Which Comes First: Obesity or Depression?

    Which Comes First: Obesity or Depression?
    Obesity and depression are often linked, but it's unclear whether one condition tends to precede the other. One new study suggests depression may help cause obesity, but obesity doesn't necessarily cause depression. Researchers at the University of...
  • PETA: Circus Workers Caught on Tape Abusing Animals

    PETA: Circus Workers Caught on Tape Abusing Animals
    An undercover probe launched by PETA into the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, dubbed the"greatest show on earth," conjured up shocking video of circus workers on tape beating and whipping elephants dozens of times in venues across the country....
  • UCF medical school's debut is just the beginning

    UCF medical school's debut is just the beginning
    Just off State Road 417 in south Orlando, a meandering boulevard lined with saplings offers a rare glimpse of hope amid an otherwise cloudy Central Florida economy. After a mile's drive, the building blocks of a new Medical City are falling into place,...
  • New Chicago voice

    New Chicago voice
    If you're like many newspaper readers, the first thing you scan on the Tribune's Editorial page is the cartoon. We wouldn't have it any other way. The Tribune has been home to some of the best political cartoonists in the business. They've entertained,...
  • Bill Fitzgerald

    Bill Fitzgerald
    Bill Fitzgerald anchors CBS 6 News at 6 & 11 p.m. Bill comes to WTVR from Raleigh, N.C. where he was the evening anchor for two years. While there, he reported on green issues including: green homebuilding, composting including vermiculture (that's...
  • Nine days since Weston man went missing

    In the days since her husband disappeared in Port-au-Prince, Peggy Bourland has told their toddlers that their father is still at work. Air Force Maj. Ken Bourland, of Weston, has not been heard from since he was buried under a dusty pile of rubble on...
  • New 'Confession' in Natalee Holloway Case Called 'Lies and Fantasy'

    New 'Confession' in Natalee Holloway Case Called 'Lies and Fantasy'
    ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- The key suspect in the much publicized Natalee Holloway disappearance, Joran van der Sloot, has admitted to disposing of the American student's body. Van der Sloot told the German news agency RTL that he disposed of Holloway's body...
  • Rare snow blankets South as East braces for storm

    A potent March snowstorm blanketed much of Alabama with up to 4 inches of snow today, covering Civil War statues and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of church services. The storm headed toward the Northeast and threatened to drop up to a foot of...
  • Graham Rahal to get two-race ride with Sarah Fisher Racing

    Graham Rahal to get two-race ride with Sarah Fisher Racing
    In partnership with Dollar General, Sarah Fisher Racing (SFR) is proud to announce the addition of Graham Rahal to the driver's seat of the no. 67 Dollar General car for the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. "We are...
  • A wine for all seasons

    A wine for all seasons
    Good rose has a crisp kick and a fresh berry essence that can revive flagged spirits. As you would expect, rose works with those foods and fruits of summer but the wine also is compatible with fall and its classic flavors. Shadows are growing longer...
  • Car review: 2011 Porsche Cayenne

    Car review:  2011 Porsche Cayenne
    In its first full redesign since the model's 2003 debut, the 2011 Porsche Cayenne is quicker, larger, roomier, more efficient and richer than the previous version -- and it is still very much a Porsche, on both road and track. Along with new exterior...