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A winter visit to Athens offers a pleasant alternative
A winter visit to Athens offers a pleasant alternative
As a seaside metropolis with a lively outdoor vibe and dozens of picturesque islands beckoning nearby, Athens is more often considered a summer tourist destination than a winter escape. But if you've got more than beaches on your mind, there's plenty of upside to a brief, cool visit that avoids the crowds and heat of summer.
Born conjoined, girls beat surgical odds and are thriving at 11
Born conjoined, girls beat surgical odds and are thriving at 11
A decade ago, Isabelle and Abbigail Carlsen were the miracle babies who gained national attention when doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, attempted a daring surgery to separate them. Today, they are healthy, bubbly fifth-graders in Mandan who love gymnastics and cats and sleepovers and woke up Christmas morning to find new televisions under the tree.
Healthful Hints: Vaccine can halt HPV, a cause of some cancers
When it comes to their kids, parents are always planning. Healthy dinners. Safe activities. One plan that's easy to make could have a tremendous benefit and even save a life. That's planning to have teens and pre-teens vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), the leading cause of cervical cancer.
‘The family business:’ Law enforcement officers grow up in, work through stresses
‘The family business:’ Law enforcement officers grow up in, work through stresses
Law enforcement families face unique stresses, but the good, the bad and the ugly help make these communities become family.
It's all good: Any exercise cuts risk of death, study finds
It's all good: Any exercise cuts risk of death, study finds
Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly the next decade nearly as much as people who exercise more often, new research suggests.
After financial setback, $305 million Miami science museum rises
After financial setback, $305 million Miami science museum rises
A new $305 million science museum in Miami that officials say will be one of the nation's most sophisticated is on target to open in the spring after surviving a financial setback that had threatened to derail the project.
Chef brings attention to cuisine of Melania Trump's homeland
Chef brings attention to cuisine of Melania Trump's homeland
Slovenian tourism officials recently brought chef Ana Ros (pronounced ROSH) to New York to showcase her culinary talents at a time when tourism in the tiny country is booming, up to nearly 3 million tourists a year in a country of 2 million people.
The Get Down: The Sword, Ghost, Red Fang, metal
The Get Down: The Sword, Ghost, Red Fang, metal
These three metal bands are a little more palatable to someone whose taste in metal is limited, like me, but still know how to rip.
John Rosemond: Your kids should not be the most important
John Rosemond: Your kids should not be the most important
Many—if not most—of the problems some parents are having with their kids are the result of treating their children as if they, their marriage, and their family exist because of the kids when it is, in fact, the other way around.
Restaurant review: Barkley's menu proves no dog
Restaurant review: Barkley's menu proves no dog
The Four Dishes found some good bar food and a pet-friendly atmosphere during a recent visit to Barkley's Burgers, Brews & Dawgs, 2710 W. Court St., Janesville.

Kicks

Restaurant review: Madison's Everly comes up short
20Q: Catching up with bar boss Carrie Goth-Fuelleman
Lake Geneva readies for Winterfest celebration
Yonder Mountain String Band coming to Madison
Where to find live local entertainment this week

Travel

4 places to celebrate Carnival in the Caribbean
A beauty pageant of the sea is coming to Quebec City
A winter visit to Athens offers a pleasant alternative
After financial setback, $305 million Miami science museum rises
Chef brings attention to cuisine of Melania Trump's homeland

Health

Why some men need to get mammograms, and even consider a mastectomy, too
Zonta works to empower women
Pocan looks for healthcare solutions
Born conjoined, girls beat surgical odds and are thriving at 11
Healthful Hints: Vaccine can halt HPV, a cause of some cancers

Home

Ordinary people, extraordinary lives
Salvation Army hosts Thanksgiving dinner
20Q: Catching up with 'Venue' boss Britten Langfoss
Janesville building permits climbing
Ask a Poultry Farmer: How to cook a backyard turkey

Money

The beach of your dreams awaits in the remotest national park
Lunch cruise on Switzerland's Lake Lucerne—even in winter
Illinois man could be most traveled person in world
A whirlwind of a New Mexico adventure
During girls weekend in Charleston, dipping into great food and dark history

Columns

Relationships

Cat yoga proves popular
WATCH: Working through the ‘blue’ family life
John Rosemond: Your kids should not be the most important
Friends of Noah plan Arftic Art for Animals fundraiser
Carolyn Hax: Introvert mom wants baby to be social

Music

Music roundup: Europe's Lukas Graham to visit Madison on Jan. 20
Where to find live local entertainment this week
Here's where to find live entertainment this week
Music roundup: Milwaukee's Shank Hall to welcome Steepwater on Jan. 14
Music roundup: Kristofferson brings hits catalog to Pabst on Jan. 12

Food

Restaurant review: Barkley's menu proves to be no dog
Restaurant review: Madison's Red is the place for sushi
Restaurant review: Diners delight in Eagle Inn breakfasts
Restaurant review: Field Table stands with Madison's best
Restaurant review: Italian House truly is one of a kind