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  • Edwin Edwards: 'You're Only as Old as the Woman You Feel'

    Edwin Edwards: 'You're Only as Old as the Woman You Feel'
    He's 83 and fresh off a 10-year prison sentence, but former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards is still full of spunk. With his 32-year-old fiancee on his arm, the longest-serving governor in state history Tuesday night made his first public appearance...
  • "Girldrive" captures adventurous spirit

    "Girldrive" captures adventurous spirit
    One of life's most hopeful acts is hitting the open road with a good friend, good music and a full tank of gas, knowing that in ways you can't predict you'll come home changed. So when Emma Bee Bernstein and Nona Willis Aronowitz pulled out of Chicago in...
  • The tale of Yellow Tail brand

    The tale of Yellow Tail brand
    Since its launch in 2001, the Yellow Tail line of wines has hopped smartly to the front of the affordable wine pack. The brand's colorful wallaby-festooned label has spawned so many animal-themed wannabe's that a name for a whole new wine genre was...
  • Victoria's Secret

    Victoria's Secret
    Women in several states claim Victoria's Secret bras gave them rashes and other skin problems, and a group of lawyers sought Wednesday to consolidate their cases against the lingerie chain. Federal lawsuits filed in Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey and New...
  • Beware the Hidden Salt in Chicken

    Beware the Hidden Salt in Chicken
    Who: Major poultry producers say injecting their products with saltwater solutions makes for tastier, juicier meat. Other producers promote their products as free of the additive and say that the practice is deceptive. Who, Part 2: Some nutrition experts...
  • Pedometers can motivate users to get in step

    Pedometers can motivate users to get in step
    If the journey toward fitness begins with a single step, make sure it's counted with a pedometer. These little step-tracking gadgets now have a solid track record when it comes to motivating people to exercise. And their popularity is growing. Inside...
  • Robert H. Barrow dies at 86; former commandant of the Marine Corps

    Robert H. Barrow, a former commandant of the Marine Corps who was decorated for heroism and recognized for reforms, died Oct. 30 at his home in St. Francisville, La. He was 86 and had heart and circulatory problems. Barrow, a retired four-star general,...
  • 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...
  • The best weight-loss strategy

    The best weight-loss strategy
    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...
  • La. May Soon Have 4 New River Turbines

    La. May Soon Have 4 New River Turbines
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Electricity generated from turbines submerged in the Mississippi River and other waterways may be located in Louisiana within the year. At least four companies have received preliminary permits to install turbines in the state as part...