| Sep 6, 2009
An arctic evening in Minnesota: Tracy Bridges shivered near her apartment window, weary of snowstorms and slender paychecks. She was 27, making $23,000 dealing blackjack at an Indian casino in Duluth, and couldn't shake thoughts of those dealers who had...
| Mar 29, 1992
JAIME HILL GIVES A SHORT, amused laugh as he recalls the first time he met Ana Guadalupe Martinez in 1979. He was a prisoner of the guerrillas, locked in a closet-sized cell while the rebels negotiated his release for a ransom that would top $3 million....
| Nov 13, 1993
Entertainer Michael Jackson abruptly canceled the remaining dates of his world tour Friday, announcing that "horrifying" allegations of child molestation have caused him to become addicted to painkillers and have left him "physically and emotionally...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Free refreshment: The annual free Slurpee day at 7-Eleven is slated for (you guessed it) Thursday, July 11 (7/11). All customers will receive a bigger-than-ever 12-ounce frozen slushy beverage, no strings attached. Flavors vary by location and may include...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Call it pop culture or perhaps pop cuisine, but cooking with soft drinks is a time-honored tradition of home cooks. The beverages substitute for sweet syrups in sauces, cakes and more. All colas can be used in these recipes. I especially like the flavor...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:38 AM
A health watchdog group is releasing a study today that found high levels of a cancer-causing chemical in Pepsi drinks in 10 states, including Maryland.
The Center for Environmental Health commissioned Eurofins Analytical laboratory in Louisiana to...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 9:57 PM
|Aberdeen 13-14 Majors Teeners|
Aberdeen 13-14 Majors at Aberdeen Tournament, Fossum Field, day two of two days
10 a.m. — Pool A #1 vs. Pool B #2; Pool B #1 vs. Pool A #2
12:15 p.m. — Pool A #1 vs. Pool B...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
How low can Urban Meyer go?
So low that he would turn in the Florida Gators – his former team and the program he still claims to love – for a ticky-tack secondary recruiting violation that never even...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:01 AM
The holiday week's food festivities continue with Saturday's Coke Zero 400 NASCAR race at Daytona International Speedway. I think cola cuisine is the best tailgate theme for the 2013 stock-car race. Call it pop culture or perhaps pop cuisine, but...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series about Advocate-Messenger Sports Editor Larry Vaught’s spring trip to Switzerland.
Flying into Zurich, Switzerland, the landscape did not look that different from Kentucky —...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:06 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has refused to ban soda from City Hall vending machines and has not joined the push to limit the size of sugary drinks people can buy, citing the importance of “personal responsibility.”
That philosophy apparently does not...