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Airline faces wrath of leggings wearers in boarding flap

NEW YORK — Don’t mess with our stretch, United Airlines, or risk the wrath of leggings lovers.

The social media matter of The Kids in Leggings vs. United snapped to the surface Sunday. That’s when one Shannon Watts said on Twitter she had witnessed a gate agent refusing to let two girls board a flight from Denver to Minneapolis because of their leggings.

Nation’s best cheesemakers out to prove it in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE — The national cheese spotlight this week turns to Wisconsin where else? as judges get ready to sniff, taste and touch thousands of samples in the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest.

The national contest alternates each year with the world cheese-off. Judging is Tuesday and Wednesday at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, with winners announced Thursday.

Mom Prom charity-minded retro-parties spread across country

CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — For a decade now, women have donned their old prom and bridesmaid dresses even wedding dresses for an evening of charitable revelry in suburban Detroit. And the idea is catching on.

As the annual retro-shindig known as the Mom Prom gained attention, founder Betsy Crapps started getting more calls and emails from women interested in holding similar events.