NEW YORK — Baby boomers heading into what used to be called retirement age are providing a 70 million-member strong market for legions of companies, entrepreneurs and cosmetic surgeons eager to capitalize on their “forever young” mindset, whether it’s through wrinkle creams, face-lifts or workout regimens. It adds up to potential bonanza. The market research firm Global Industry Analysts projects that a boomer-fueled consumer base, “seeking to keep the dreaded signs of aging at bay,” will push the U.S. market for anti-aging products from about $80 billion now to more than $114 billion by 2015. The boomers, who grew up in a culture glamorizing youth, face an array of choices as to whether and how to be a part of that market.
Aug 17 2011 | Posted in AP News
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CLEVELAND — A serial killer who dumped the remains of 11 women in and around his home deserves a new trial because a juror expressed horror during a jury visit to the scene and complained after the verdict that he had winked at her during the trial, according to a court document filed by his defense team. The new trial request was filed Friday morning, just hours before Anthony Sowell, 51, was sentenced to death by Judge Dick Ambrose. The conviction and death sentence will be appealed automatically to the state Supreme Court.
Aug 15 2011 | Posted in AP News
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Delaware husband and wife Dan and Sue Bennington expect a sense of loss when they both exit their community-oriented careers this week. Dan Bennington, 65, the Delaware city attorney for the past 16 years and Sue Bennington, 64, the Grady Memorial Hospital Foundation director for the past 26 years, are retiring together today.