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  • John O'Quinn dies at 68; Texas personal-injury lawyer

    John O'Quinn dies at 68; Texas personal-injury lawyer
    Flamboyant lawyer John O'Quinn, who won billions in verdicts against makers of breast implants, pharmaceuticals and tobacco products, died Thursday in a traffic wreck. He was 68. Police said O'Quinn and a passenger were killed when the sport-utility...
  • Sweating increases as you train

    I run on my treadmill for 45 minutes at a quick pace (eight minutes or less per mile) every morning. I am always dripping (and I mean dripping) with sweat, often after only three miles. Is it unhealthy or unusual to perspire so much? Or is it a sign of...
  • Military deaths

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq or who died at a military hospital of their injuries: Durrell L. Bennett, 22, of Spanaway, Wash.; specialist, Army. Bennett was one of...
  • Exercise vs. Counting Calories

    Exercise vs. Counting Calories
    As a nation, we are obviously getting fatter and fatter. Not only are we ever more confused about how to lose weight, we're particularly fuzzy on the question of how big a role exercise plays and whether we just have to count calories. So, here's the...
  • Former Bull unloads condo, lists town home

    Former Bull unloads condo, lists town home
    Having just agreed in early July to a five-year, $40 million contract with the Charlotte Bobcats, former Chicago Bulls forward Tyrus Thomas is moving to cut some remaining ties with the Chicago area, taking a huge loss on his two-bedroom condo in...
  • Stormy Daniels Goes Public With Her Political Intentions

    Baton rouge native and porn star Stormy Daniels spoke publicly in Louisiana for the first time about her potential run for the U.S. Senate against incumbent David Vitter. The porn star told the lunch room crowd at a downtown Baton Rouge eatery that she's...
  • Where Should Charity Hospital Case Be Heard?

    Where Should Charity Hospital Case Be Heard?
    Attorneys for Louisiana State University tells the state Supreme court that Hurricane Katrina closed the art deco building - and not LSU. The arguments Tuesday were about whether to try a lawsuit seeking to reopen the hospital in New Orleans or Baton...
  • Designer Kenneth Brown's riding high in the shadow of 'Hollywood'

    Life is good for designer/TV design show host Kenneth Brown. New baby. New bedding line for QVC. New baby line of crib bedding and decorative accessories that just made its debut in Babies "R" Us stores last week. And, oh, did we mention he's designing...
  • Tips on tipping: How much and to whom

    You drive up to a hotel and the doorman opens the car door and grabs your bag; you have to give him a tip. The parking valet takes your car; his hand is out. The bellhop takes the luggage to the front desk, then up to your room; he waits for a tip. What...
  • Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories

    Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories
    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-...
  • Accelerated Nursing Programs Help with Nursing Shortage

    Accelerated Nursing Programs Help with Nursing Shortage
    The nationwide nursing shortage has affected healthcare across the country. But, there are accelerated nursing programs putting graduates on the hospital floors, caring for patients and earning good money -- in less than a year for some. When Jennifer...
  • 2009 commitment list

    Updated list of verbal (non-binding) college commitments from Florida high school football players and to Florida colleges for the Class of 2009. Among the college listings, the first number is the total number of commits, followed by the number of...