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  • Rx for Danger: Records: Chiropractor illegally prescribed drugs to patients

    Rx for Danger: Records: Chiropractor illegally prescribed drugs to patients
    In July 2010, a patient of Daytona Beach chiropractor Joseph Wagner accidentally overdosed within days of being prescribed painkillers, muscle relaxers and anti-anxiety drugs. That patient lived. Five months later, another one of Wagner's patients &#...
  • More ideas for roadside exploring

    More ideas for roadside exploring
    Readers of the Postcards column offered lots of feedback about last week's column on my favorite roadside stops. Most of the letters were friendly, equipped with plenty of suggestions about other homegrown eateries and attractions worth taking the long...
  • John McCracken dies at 76; contemporary artist made geometric sculptures

    John McCracken dies at 76; contemporary artist made geometric sculptures
    John McCracken, an artist whose fusion of painting with geometric sculpture in the mid-1960s came to embody an aesthetic distinctive to postwar Los Angeles, died Friday in New York. He was 76. McCracken had lived in Santa Fe, N.M., since 1994 and,...
  • Chiropractor who illegally prescribed drugs pleads guilty

    Chiropractor who illegally prescribed drugs pleads guilty
    A Volusia County chiropractor accused of prescribing painkillers and muscle relaxers to patients using another doctor's name pleaded guilty to federal charges in Orlando on Tuesday. Joseph Wagner, who is prohibited from prescribing controlled...
  • Ridgewood Book Club

    Ridgewood Book Club
    The Ridgewood Book Club has been meeting since 1968. The club is named for the subdivision in Western Springs where most of us still live. Our book club reads a variety of fiction and nonfiction. One of our members asks annually to have "Great...
  • Different Views Barrington Book Club

    Different Views Barrington Book Club
    Our club has been meeting for about 10 years. We started out with six neighbors and have expanded to 11 current members. Our membership includes a lawyer, nurse, teacher, administrative assistant, freelance writer and small-business owner. Our...
  • The great divide: Divorce and home sale

    The great divide: Divorce and home sale
    Months after they agreed to split up, Jaimie and Michael Bolnick continued to live together as they tried to sell their house in Oakland, N.J. "It was really hard," Jaimie Bolnick recalled. "You're living in the house and trying to stay out of each...
  • Blessing of the animals

     
    From the Florida Catholic: Every year, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, is an occasion for annual blessings of animals at many churches in the Orlando area. This year's blessings: Saturday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m.: All Souls...
  • Bless the beasts

     
    A reminder, if you'd like to attend a blessing of the animals this weekend: Saturday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m.: All Souls Catholic Church, 3280 W. First St., Sanford. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 834 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Apopka. St. Matthew...
  • South Daytona ticket wins $102K and it was free

     
    Free is good. Just ask the person who picked up a free Fantasy 5 Quick Pick at the Publix at 2400 S. Ridgewood Ave. in South Daytona. That ticket won $102,102.68 in Tuesday night's drawing. It shared the jackpot with a Quick Pick purchased at Downtown...
  • ‘Addicted to Energy’ : A venture capitalist's plans for efficiency

     
    A venture capitalist gives tips for efficiency...
  • $600,000 Mega Money winner sold in Orlando

     
    An Orlando ticket matched all the numbers to win the $600,000 Mega Money jackpot Friday night. The ticket was bought at the Publix at 13850 Landstar Blvd. There were five jackpot winners in Fantasy 5 and three of them are from Central Florida. Two of...