“It’s their best week ever:” Diners flock to Kenosha for Restaurant Week

“It’s their best week ever:” Diners flock to Kenosha for Restaurant Week

KENOSHA — February is often a quiet time in the restaurant world, but things are buzzing in downtown Kenosha! “[Sunday] we had a line to the door from 9:00 a.m. until about 8:00 p.m. It was every seat full — people waiting in line,” said Riki Tagliapietra, GM of The Buzz. For nine days, Restaurant Week heats up the local food scene in the middle of winter. “Some restaurants say that it’s their best week ever, especially for February, being the middle of […]






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David Cassidy fighting memory loss, wants to ‘enjoy life’

David Cassidy fighting memory loss, wants to ‘enjoy life’

NEW YORK — Former “Partridge Family” star David Cassidy says he’s struggling with memory loss. The 66-year-old actor-singer tells People magazine his family has a history of dementia and he had sensed “this was coming.” He says for now he wants to stay focused and “enjoy life.” Cassidy has had numerous personal problems in the decades following his initial success, ranging from substance abuse to bankruptcy. He’s the stepson of actress and fellow “Partridge Family” star Shirley Jones.






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How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp?

How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp?

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn worker compensation benefits until they are 67 years old, like other workers, even if their athletic careers normally would have ended more than 30 years earlier? That issue is being debated between the Chicago Bears and the NFL Players Association in the Illinois Legislature as one unlikely element of a compromise proposal to end a nearly two-year-long fight over the state’s budget. The Bears are leading other Chicago sports […]






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New study suggests strategies for keeping off pounds

New study suggests strategies for keeping off pounds

Most people seem to struggle with long-term weight loss. By some estimates, only about 20% of overweight individuals are successful in keeping off at least 10% of their initial body weight for a year or longer. A new study, however, suggests that using specific strategies — such as weighing yourself regularly and planning for situations in which you might backslide — could modestly slow the rate of weight regain in obese adults who have lost weight. In the study, employing […]






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