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Super Bowl Snack Time: Sweet and Spicy Candied Nuts

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Super Bowl Sunday is nearly upon us, and the menu has been cr

Beach Beat: Nuggets of news from recent days

Welcome to Beach Beat — I figure when your mom gives you a great byline at birth, you should use it every chance you get. I couldn’t be happier about my byline being added to the list of journalists at Food Safety News. In case you missed it, or ICYMI as the millennials say, I... Continue Reading

Sentencing in Halal food case continued to Feb. 25

In three hours court action Friday, Chief Judge Linda R. Reade heard from witnesses and lawyers over objections and exhibits. Reade did not, however, get to the purpose of the hearing — the sentencing of William B. Aossey Jr. for his jury convictions from last July. Instead, the federal judge continued the sentencing hearing to... Continue Reading

Ridiculous Recommendations about Wine and Pregnancy

In news that will be welcomed by women everywhere in America, the only time you should drink a glass of wine is when you're actively taking birth control pills. Say what?!?! What crackpot organization would suggest something so ridiculous,...Show More Summary

The Importance Of Walking While You Travel

Just walk: You'll be tempted to hop a cab or even just take transit to get the most out of a city you don't have much time in, but as a recent 11-hour day in Budapest proved, you'll have a way better time if you just go where your feet will take you. Show More Summary

Report: Jake Arrieta, Cubs agree on $10.7 million, one-year deal

Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has agreed to a $10.7 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with the highest one-year deal for a pitcher with four years of major league service. A person familiar with the negotiations disclosed the agreement on Friday night. The person spoke to The Associated...

Two people found killed inside vehicle in Gary

Two people were found dead inside a vehicle Friday evening in Gary in northwest Indiana, authorities said. About 8:30 p.m., while on patrol a Gary police officer saw a vehicle parked in the 800 block of Burr Street with its driver’s side door open, according to a news release from Gary Police Department....

Microwave Blueberry Cheesecake in a Mug? Yes, Please!

One of the things I always look forward to ordering after a romantic dinner out is a slice of cheesecake. It's velvety, smooth, and has the perfect amount of sweet tang. Bring your love of cheesecake home with this simple recipe that you can make in a mug. Show More Summary

Friday's recap: Nuggets 115, Bulls 110

An injury to Jimmy Butler was made worse when the Bulls melted down and squandered an 18-point lead during a 115-110 loss to the Nuggets on Friday night in Denver, their ninth defeat in a row at the Pepsi Center. Danilo Gallinari led the Nuggets with 33 points while Emmanuel Mudiay added 22. Derrick...

Cat seen scalded in Facebook video is rescued, being treated at shelter

Heather Weidmann was horrified Friday morning when she saw a footage on Facebook of a South Side cat getting scalded with boiling water. “I cried my eyes out, it’s horrible,” the construction worker said Friday night. “Who’s going to help this cat?” The Humboldt Park resident said she has 16 years’...

Vinography Images: Storm Clouds

Storm Clouds SANTA YNEZ, CA: A grape vineyard on Happy Canyon Road is viewed at sunrise near Santa Ynez, California. Because of its close proximity to Southern California and Los Angeles population centers, the Santa Ynez Valley hasShow More Summary

H-E-B Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle Ice Cream Recalled over Wood

H-E-B is issuing a voluntary recall for H-E-B Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle Ice Cream due to the possible presence of wood pieces in the product. H-E-B is committed to the quality of its products. There have been no reports of illness. The voluntary recall impacts the following products: H-E-B Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle... Continue Reading

Pasta Recalled Without Benefit of Federal Inspection

Marin Pasta Works, a San Rafael, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 491 pounds of pork ravioli products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Show More Summary

The mystery of Hillary Clinton's Wall Street speeches dogs her campaign

Hillary Clinton told voters in the latest Democratic debate there's "hardly anything you don't know about me."Just minutes later, she got tangled in a question about a part of her resume that is an enduring mystery.In the 18 months before launching her second presidential bid, Clinton gave nearly...

Canada changes warning about Paolini’s meats to recall

A public warning about sausage from Paolini’s Sausage and Meats of Calgary, Alberta, has been upgraded to a recall with additional meats added to the list of products that may have been contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. “Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments should not sell or use the recalled... Continue Reading

Slain Virginia teen's life on social media becomes cautionary tale

The photo of the shirtless teenage boy appeared on Nicole Lovell's Instagram account around the beginning of December. Next to it, a message was posted under the 13-year-old's username: "I love this baby he's so hot. HES MINE."On Facebook, Nicole posted a selfie with her lips pursed and hair swept...

Twitter moves to root out terrorist supporters, suspends 125,000 accounts

Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday. The effort signaled efforts by Twitter to automatically identify tweets supporting...

How This Elotero Is Dealing With Gentrification

A street corn vendor in Highland Park is now accepting debit and credit cards through the Square app, something that was previously unheard of for LA’s street vendors.


It’s a grey day in Seattle. It’s been a grey week, actually, peppered with rain, but it hasn’t dampened my mood. I’ve been deeply happy. I’ve been thinking about my life. This is what happens when you go through a life transition—when you move someplace new or make other big... Read More

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