| Jan 6, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Like a stereotypical beauty pageant, it looks like thin will be in at the world's largest annual gadget convention next week in Las Vegas.
At the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show, computer makers will be pushing a new breed of ultra-thin,...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Gaming in 2012 is going to be a very wild ride, with the introduction of two new consoles, a return to the "Halo" universe and the potential for even more entertainment choices.
The PlayStation Vita and the Nintendo Wii U are both expected to hit the...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:32 AM
Day 1 of the 2012 Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter Press Tour marked the first time that I personally have covered the PBS portion of the tour, and like the network itself, the day was an eclectic mix of entertainment and information, featuring...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 8:42 PM
Beyond what we eat, what we're born with and what we do, our environment contributes in major — and mostly unnoticed — ways to our health and our weight.
All have conspired to make two-thirds of adult Americans and one-third of American...
| Jan 1, 2012
"Back again, back again, we've got Franklin D. Roosevelt back again, since Roosevelt's been re-elected moonshine liquor's been corrected, we've got legal wine, whiskey, beer and gin." —Recorded by Bill Cox in 1936
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| Dec 30, 2011
Close watchers of Chicago's food scene may have been surprised to learn that Alinea — one of the most highly regarded restaurants in the city and the world — failed its routine health inspection a month ago.
But what may seem like a big...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:19 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration is gearing up for a tough fight over her plan to raise Baltimore's bottle tax to pay for repairs to dilapidated city schools.
A bill to increase the 2-cent tax to 5 cents – and devote all bottle-tax...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:57 PM
Dairy farmers are struggling to find a balance between dairy production and legislation that optimizes their profits.
Lawmakers are considering a measure that would penalize overproduction. Local farmers interviewed are leery of such a law.
| Sep 18, 2011
Elmer Goris spent a year working in Amazon.com's Lehigh Valley warehouse, where books, CDs and various other products are packed and shipped to customers who order from the world's largest online retailer.
The 34-year-old Allentown resident, who has...
| Apr 2, 2008
From Business Wire
ARLINGTON, Va., Apr 01, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Questions of what will happen to millions of analog TVs following next year's transition to digital television (DTV) have been answered with news that is also good for the environment,...