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Best baking chips beyond chocolate

December 1, 2019, 6:00am Food

Chocolate chips are far and away the king of the hill when it comes to baking morsels. They are versatile, delicious and infinitely snackable straight from the bag. I always have a package (or three) of semisweet or bittersweet waiting in my pantry. The yin to their yang, white chocolate chips, are a staple as well. But what about when you want something different? Something more colorful? Something that will… Read story

Sherlock Holmes can never die, and new books about the great sleuth are making sure of it

December 1, 2019, 6:00am Entertainment

In his sonnet “221B,” Vincent Starrett describes Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John H. Watson as two men “who never lived and so can never die.” Certainly the great sleuth and his chronicler are among the most vividly realized fictional characters of all time. Read story

A CGI James Dean is cast in new film, sparking an outcry

December 1, 2019, 6:00am Entertainment

NEW YORK -- James Dean hasn't been alive in 64 years, but the "Rebel Without a Cause" actor has been cast in a new film about the Vietnam War. Read story

The best audiobooks of 2019

December 1, 2019, 6:00am Entertainment

n “American Spy,” by Lauren Wilkinson, narrated by Bahni Turpin. Read story

From ‘Knives Out’ to Bond, Ana de Armas is on the rise

December 1, 2019, 6:00am Entertainment

From ‘Knives Out’ to Bond, Ana de Armas is on the rise Read story

Giant invasive mussels eradicated in N.J.

November 30, 2019, 6:03am Nation & World

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Most Americans know mussels as thumb-sized shellfish that occasionally adorn restaurant dinner plates. Read story

Clark County parks parking passes on sale Tuesday

November 30, 2019, 6:01am Latest News

Annual parking passes for four of Clark County's biggest parks will go on sale Tuesday. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Elephant makes a statement

November 30, 2019, 6:00am Community

On our first motor home trip around the country we inadvertently ended up in downtown Chicago, because I had picked up an old Chicago road map at a garage sale and the freeway bypassing downtown had been relocated. It wound up being pretty hairy because my husband was a new motor home driver, trying to maneuver a 32-foot rig down Michigan Avenue at 5 p.m. on a weekday. There were… Read story

10 animals killed in barn fire at Ohio wildlife park

November 29, 2019, 8:40am Animals in the News

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — At least 10 animals have died in a barn fire that erupted at an Ohio wildlife park, officials said. Read story

Ho-ho-hoping to see you all at Community Tree Lighting

November 29, 2019, 6:05am Latest News

Maybe there’s 12,000 lights on the holiday tree in Esther Short Park. Maybe 20,000. In any case, after the ceremonial flipping of the switch Nov. 29, the tree will glow as a beacon of holiday spirit. Read story