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How to host a seed swap for your gardening needs

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How to host a seed swap for your gardening needs

- FAIRBANKS — There are lots of reasons to organize a seed swap or seed-sharing event. Seeds can get expensive at $2 to $4 per packet. There are a couple of different ways to organize a swap or share. Gardeners could bring their leftover seeds that may otherwise go unused, or a host or group could purchase seed in bulk, which is cheaper than buying packets, and then divvy them up at the seed swap

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Top 20 Alabama employers in April

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Top 20 Alabama employers in April

- The Alabama Department of Labor's Labor Market Information Division has released the top 20 Alabama employers with the most online job listings for April. The monthly analysis includes job ads from across the state, including Alabama's free database, www.joblink.alabama.gov. Data is also pulled from other sources, such as traditional job and corporate boards and social media.

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Local Girl Scouts learn how to save lives, create overdose rescue kits

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Local Girl Scouts learn how to save lives, create overdose rescue kits

- LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Girl Scouts in Bullitt County learned how to save lives Saturday in response to Kentucky's growing opioid problem. The Bullitt Opiod Addiction Team, also known as BOAT, is creating overdose rescue kits. The Girl Scouts gathered at the Mt. Washington City Park to help make the kits that include gloves, CPR masks, auto-injectors and resource materials. The training helps troops meet their goals for volunteer hours while raising awareness about an epidemic in Kentucky

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Paddle boat yoga? How to find Zen on Lake Murray

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Paddle boat yoga? How to find Zen on Lake Murray

- LEESVILLE, SC (WIS) - Finding Zen on Lake Murray is as easy as S-U-P. S-U-P stands for stand-up paddleboard. At California Republic SUP off Highway 378 in Leesville, you can try out a paddle board yoga class this summer! Sam Bleiweis tagged along with the Palmetto Weekend crew today to check it out and learn from SUP instructor, Stevie Rodis. For more on Sam’s experience and information about class times and location, our friends at Palmetto Weekend has all of the info

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Falling furniture: How to keep children safe from a common danger

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Falling furniture: How to keep children safe from a common danger

- 3-year-old boy was hospitalized after tipping a 150-pound dresser. . Falling furniture: How to keep children safe from a common danger 3-year-old boy was hospitalized after tipping a 150-pound dresser FORT THOMAS, Ky. — A 3-year-old boy in Fort Thomas was hospitalized after tipping a 150-pound dresser on himself. Now, we’re learning how common these types of injuries are and what you can do right now in your home to eliminate the danger

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‘American Idol’ 2017: Kelly Clarkson Is The Difference Between The Reboot And NBC’s ‘The Voice’

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‘American Idol’ 2017: Kelly Clarkson Is The Difference Between The Reboot And NBC’s ‘The Voice’

- Things are looking really tough for American Idol 2017. ABC’s reboot seems to be having a really tough time against NBC’s The Voice Season 14. These two shows have already competed against each other and brought out the best in the various new talents who took part in the show. The irony is that some of the best talents who became famous through the Idol franchise have become a reason ABC’s show is having a tough time

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Warren says US intelligence secrets ‘are not gossip’

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Warren says US intelligence secrets ‘are not gossip’

- Senator Elizabeth Warren admonished President Trump over his disclosures to Russian officials Tuesday, saying that intelligence secrets aren’t “gossip.” “Now is the time to remind him our intelligence secrets are not gossip and his personal desire to impress his Russian buddies does not outweigh the safety, security, and lives of Americans and our allies,” Warren said. Warren was reacting to news reports that accused President Trump of sharing highly classified information with Russian officials during their recent visit to the Oval Office

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Would You Wear a "Baby on Board" Button to Get a Seat on the Subway? 

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Would You Wear a "Baby on Board" Button to Get a Seat on the Subway? 

- The standing pregnant subway rider poses a dilemma for politeness: do you offer up your seat so she can sit down, or mind your own business in case she’s not pregnant and would be mortified that you assumed she was? In New York City, the MTA is now offering “Baby on Board” buttons that you can wear if you’re pregnant and want others to know you’d appreciate a chance to get off your feet

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Jennifer Lopez Is Telling Alex Rodriguez How To Dress Up Now

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Jennifer Lopez Is Telling Alex Rodriguez How To Dress Up Now

- Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are very much in love and now Jennifer Lopez is telling A Rod how to dress. The sources go on to say that Jennifer Lopez‘s team is helping him out, Radar Online has stated. Alex Rodriguez looks great and has his own style, but Jennifer Lopez’s team is going to help him look even better. “Jen’s team is helping out,” a source told Naughty Gossip

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Upstate women of Beija-Flor share secrets behind mother-daughter partnership

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Upstate women of Beija-Flor share secrets behind mother-daughter partnership

- GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - 12 years in, the mother-daughter duo behind Upstate based premium denim line, Beija-Flor, said they're thankful to say business is going extremely well. They recently opened a second storefront on Kiawah Island and now premium retailer, Bloomingdale's, is selling their line online and in select stores. "To break through that New York fashion world was a big deal," said Emilie Whitaker

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7 simple ways to save money online

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7 simple ways to save money online

- Tech columnist Kim Komando talks about easy ways to save money online which in the long run will benefit your pockets and fatten up your piggies belly. Kim Komando Special for USA Today. You probably remember that problem from high school math class: If you saved $5 a day and invested it at a nominal interest rate, you’d make $147,000 after 35 years

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Brace Yourself: There’s About to Be an Electronics Travel Ban for U.S.-bound Flights

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Brace Yourself: There’s About to Be an Electronics Travel Ban for U.S.-bound Flights

- It looks like the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is about to roll out a laptop ban on flights from Europe to the United States. The ban will be officially announced on Thursday, reports The Daily Beast, citing unnamed European security officials. The Trump administration first placed an electronics ban in March on flights to the U.S. from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries in North Africa and the Middle East

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Tips for staying safe and how to deal with a snakebite should one occur

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Tips for staying safe and how to deal with a snakebite should one occur

- OKLAHOMA CITY – A local hospital is giving tips on how to stay safe from snake bites this summer and how to deal with a bite should one occur. With summer approaching, more and more Oklahomans are spending time outdoors. But, don’t forget, warmer weather means it’s snake season, too. How to identify a venomous snake: There are several things to look for on a snake that can help you identify if it is venomous

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The difference between Richard Nixon and John Travolta, plus other things to know about Trump, Comey and special prosecutors

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The difference between Richard Nixon and John Travolta, plus other things to know about Trump, Comey and special prosecutors

- With his abrupt firing of former FBI Director James B. Comey, President Trump faces more strenuous demands that an independent counsel be appointed to investigate any possible collusion between his campaign and Russian agents working to undermine rival Hillary Clinton. Critics assert that Trump’s move was an attempt to stymie the FBI’s probe and insist the only way to ensure a full, impartial investigation is to hand the matter to a special prosecutor with no ties, or obligations, to Trump or his administration

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Dash soccer star Kealia Ohai shares beauty secrets in Luxury Magazine's May edition

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Dash soccer star Kealia Ohai shares beauty secrets in Luxury Magazine's May edition

- Published 9:52 am, Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Houston Dash star Kealia Ohai shares her beauty secrets with Modern Luxury for their May edition. The 25-year-old met up with the Modern Luxury Houston editorial team at The Four Seasons Hotel Houston for a gorgeous photo shoot. Last week, she shared a snapshot of the feature on her Instagram account. Naturally, her boyfriend, Houston Texans defensive end J

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Yes, This Is a Particularly Horrendous Year for Seasonal Allergies

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Yes, This Is a Particularly Horrendous Year for Seasonal Allergies

- This allergy season is dreadful, isn’t it? I have sneezed myself silly in the last couple of weeks and, anecdotally at least, here in New York half the people I know are clawing out their eyes and drowning themselves with neti pots. But it worse than usual this year, or am I just a big baby? I spoke to Sujan Patel, an assistant professor of allergy and immunology at New York University, for his thoughts on whether this season is as awful as it seems

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How to host a seed swap for your gardening needs
How to host a seed swap for your gardening needs FAIRBANKS — There are lots of reasons to organize a seed swap or seed-sharing event. Seeds can get expensive at $2 to $4 per packet. There are a couple of different ways to organize a swap or share. Gardeners could bring their leftover seeds that may otherwise go unused, or a host or group could purchase seed in bulk, which is cheaper than buying packets, and then divvy them up at the seed swap   Read More ...
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These cabin lodgings are the best-kept secrets inside Connecticut’s state parks
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Top 20 Alabama employers in April
Top 20 Alabama employers in April The Alabama Department of Labor's Labor Market Information Division has released the top 20 Alabama employers with the most online job listings for April. The monthly analysis includes job ads from across the state, including Alabama's free database, www.joblink.alabama.gov. Data is also pulled from other sources, such as traditional job and corporate boards and social media.   Read More ...
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White House: Trump was “exhausted” when he said “Islamic extremism”
The difference between “Islamic extremism” and “Islamist extremism”? One exhausted President. But the subtle change — or slip, as the White House called it — could mean the difference between offending Middle Eastern allies and not, a concern for any president looking to create a good first impression with a key ally on a first trip abroad. Using the word “Islamic,” a reference to the religion, in the same breath as “terrorism” could be seen by Muslims as an affront to their faith and actually play into the terrorists’ “clash of civilizations” narrative — reasons why President Barack Obama assiduously avoided the combination during his presidency   Read More ...
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Host Vanessa Hudgens geeks out during 2017 Billboard Awards
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Local Girl Scouts learn how to save lives, create overdose rescue kits
Local Girl Scouts learn how to save lives, create overdose rescue kits LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Girl Scouts in Bullitt County learned how to save lives Saturday in response to Kentucky's growing opioid problem. The Bullitt Opiod Addiction Team, also known as BOAT, is creating overdose rescue kits. The Girl Scouts gathered at the Mt. Washington City Park to help make the kits that include gloves, CPR masks, auto-injectors and resource materials. The training helps troops meet their goals for volunteer hours while raising awareness about an epidemic in Kentucky   Read More ...
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Paddle boat yoga? How to find Zen on Lake Murray
Paddle boat yoga? How to find Zen on Lake Murray LEESVILLE, SC (WIS) - Finding Zen on Lake Murray is as easy as S-U-P. S-U-P stands for stand-up paddleboard. At California Republic SUP off Highway 378 in Leesville, you can try out a paddle board yoga class this summer! Sam Bleiweis tagged along with the Palmetto Weekend crew today to check it out and learn from SUP instructor, Stevie Rodis. For more on Sam’s experience and information about class times and location, our friends at Palmetto Weekend has all of the info   Read More ...
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‘Secrets Of My Stepdaughter’: Lifetime True Story Movie Inspired By Brittany Norwood Lululemon Yoga Murder
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Falling furniture: How to keep children safe from a common danger
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‘American Idol’ 2017: Kelly Clarkson Is The Difference Between The Reboot And NBC’s ‘The Voice’
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Three times Barack Obama attempted to obstruct justice
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Warren says US intelligence secrets ‘are not gossip’
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Data reveals the least-intelligent dog breeds
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Would You Wear a "Baby on Board" Button to Get a Seat on the Subway? 
Would You Wear a "Baby on Board" Button to Get a Seat on the Subway?  The standing pregnant subway rider poses a dilemma for politeness: do you offer up your seat so she can sit down, or mind your own business in case she’s not pregnant and would be mortified that you assumed she was? In New York City, the MTA is now offering “Baby on Board” buttons that you can wear if you’re pregnant and want others to know you’d appreciate a chance to get off your feet   Read More ...
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Joe McQuaid's Publisher's Notebook Top 10 things, and other cheesy stories
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Miss USA 2017: Live updates from Sunday's pageant as 52 women vie for the crown
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Jennifer Lopez Is Telling Alex Rodriguez How To Dress Up Now
Jennifer Lopez Is Telling Alex Rodriguez How To Dress Up Now Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are very much in love and now Jennifer Lopez is telling A Rod how to dress. The sources go on to say that Jennifer Lopez‘s team is helping him out, Radar Online has stated. Alex Rodriguez looks great and has his own style, but Jennifer Lopez’s team is going to help him look even better. “Jen’s team is helping out,” a source told Naughty Gossip   Read More ...
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Upstate women of Beija-Flor share secrets behind mother-daughter partnership
Upstate women of Beija-Flor share secrets behind mother-daughter partnership GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - 12 years in, the mother-daughter duo behind Upstate based premium denim line, Beija-Flor, said they're thankful to say business is going extremely well. They recently opened a second storefront on Kiawah Island and now premium retailer, Bloomingdale's, is selling their line online and in select stores. "To break through that New York fashion world was a big deal," said Emilie Whitaker   Read More ...
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How-To Festival kicks off at Louisville Public Library
How-To Festival kicks off at Louisville Public Library It was a day of knowledge at the Louisville Public Library for the annual How-To Festival. Several hundred people learned how to do up to 100 different things in five hours, and it was all for free. Some of those things included how to raise chickens, make a robot, and brewing Turkish coffee. All lessons were taught by experts in each field   Read More ...
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Top 8 Silicon Valley geek hot spots you must see
Top 8 Silicon Valley geek hot spots you must see Once upon a time, math geeks and computer nerds were considered totally uncool, what with their slide rules, pocket protectors and astonishing ability to get bonked in the nose with a fly ball to right field. Then time passed. A lot of stuff happened. Now those guys pretty much rule the world. Their kingdom is Silicon Valley, the coin of the realm is the latest app and the number of Teslas per block averages 25   Read More ...
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7 simple ways to save money online
7 simple ways to save money online Tech columnist Kim Komando talks about easy ways to save money online which in the long run will benefit your pockets and fatten up your piggies belly. Kim Komando Special for USA Today. You probably remember that problem from high school math class: If you saved $5 a day and invested it at a nominal interest rate, you’d make $147,000 after 35 years   Read More ...
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From meeting clients to job interviews, magician David Kwong on how to be your best self at work
From meeting clients to job interviews, magician David Kwong on how to be your best self at work Magician David Kwong, known for combining his mastery of crossword puzzles with magic tricks, travels a lot throughout the year, and always with a red toolbox to hold his tricks. To an audience, he’ll reveal only the contents of the box that are necessary — a pack of cards, a Rubik’s Cube. But the rest of his tricks and props remain a mystery, except when he’s passing through security at the airport with the toolbox, and Transportation Security Administration officials become suspicious of its contents   Read More ...
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How to make perfect hard-boiled eggs
How to make perfect hard-boiled eggs Ask any egg aficionado how to make hard-boiled eggs, and she might start by telling you something you weren't expecting to hear: start with old eggs. As odd as that sounds, it's good advice. Old eggs are easier to peel when they're hard-boiled. So if you have a party coming up and you want to serve deviled eggs, egg salad, or maybe even a spicy egg curry, buy your eggs a week ahead of time   Read More ...
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Brace Yourself: There’s About to Be an Electronics Travel Ban for U.S.-bound Flights
Brace Yourself: There’s About to Be an Electronics Travel Ban for U.S.-bound Flights It looks like the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is about to roll out a laptop ban on flights from Europe to the United States. The ban will be officially announced on Thursday, reports The Daily Beast, citing unnamed European security officials. The Trump administration first placed an electronics ban in March on flights to the U.S. from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries in North Africa and the Middle East   Read More ...
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Tips for staying safe and how to deal with a snakebite should one occur
Tips for staying safe and how to deal with a snakebite should one occur OKLAHOMA CITY – A local hospital is giving tips on how to stay safe from snake bites this summer and how to deal with a bite should one occur. With summer approaching, more and more Oklahomans are spending time outdoors. But, don’t forget, warmer weather means it’s snake season, too. How to identify a venomous snake: There are several things to look for on a snake that can help you identify if it is venomous   Read More ...
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The difference between Richard Nixon and John Travolta, plus other things to know about Trump, Comey and special prosecutors
The difference between Richard Nixon and John Travolta, plus other things to know about Trump, Comey and special prosecutors With his abrupt firing of former FBI Director James B. Comey, President Trump faces more strenuous demands that an independent counsel be appointed to investigate any possible collusion between his campaign and Russian agents working to undermine rival Hillary Clinton. Critics assert that Trump’s move was an attempt to stymie the FBI’s probe and insist the only way to ensure a full, impartial investigation is to hand the matter to a special prosecutor with no ties, or obligations, to Trump or his administration   Read More ...
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Dash soccer star Kealia Ohai shares beauty secrets in Luxury Magazine's May edition
Dash soccer star Kealia Ohai shares beauty secrets in Luxury Magazine's May edition Published 9:52 am, Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Houston Dash star Kealia Ohai shares her beauty secrets with Modern Luxury for their May edition. The 25-year-old met up with the Modern Luxury Houston editorial team at The Four Seasons Hotel Houston for a gorgeous photo shoot. Last week, she shared a snapshot of the feature on her Instagram account. Naturally, her boyfriend, Houston Texans defensive end J   Read More ...
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Yes, This Is a Particularly Horrendous Year for Seasonal Allergies
Yes, This Is a Particularly Horrendous Year for Seasonal Allergies This allergy season is dreadful, isn’t it? I have sneezed myself silly in the last couple of weeks and, anecdotally at least, here in New York half the people I know are clawing out their eyes and drowning themselves with neti pots. But it worse than usual this year, or am I just a big baby? I spoke to Sujan Patel, an assistant professor of allergy and immunology at New York University, for his thoughts on whether this season is as awful as it seems   Read More ...
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This is your reality, Mr. ‘J. Edgar Comey’
This is your reality, Mr. ‘J. Edgar Comey’ The difference between J. Edgar Hoover and J. Edgar Comey is this: Hoover got to die in his sleep, in his own bed. His successor as director of the FBI got whacked in broad daylight, in LA. But how can anyone, Republican or Democrat, seriously say that Comey didn’t have it coming, big-time? The bigger they are, the harder they fall, and Comey is 6-8   Read More ...
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How to Be Mindful While Taking a Shower
How to Be Mindful While Taking a Shower “Your daily shower is a perfect opportunity to practice mindfulness. Alone, quiet and away from the normal distractions of your life — even if only for a brief period — it can be a time to focus on physical sensations and observe your habitual patterns of thinking. If you want to develop or deepen a meditation practice, the shower is an ideal place to start   Read More ...
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My Mother Taught Me How To Be The Mother I Am Today
My Mother Taught Me How To Be The Mother I Am Today I always knew I was meant to be a mom; that motherly instinct has been woven into my life from the get go. But, it wasn’t until my triplets were born that I figured out what type of parent I was destined to be. After the deaths of two of my children, I turned to my mother to find the strength to live my life after loss   Read More ...
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Fasten Your Seat Belts! Dale Earnhardt Jr. Is Getting his own Home Renovation Show
Fasten Your Seat Belts! Dale Earnhardt Jr. Is Getting his own Home Renovation Show Dale Earnhardt Jr. wants you to know he’s got some major skills off the race course. he stock car racing champ, 42, tweeted on Tuesday that he and wife Amy will star in a new home renovation series on the DIY Network. “Exciting news!” he writes. “@Amy Earnhardt and I are working on @DIYNetwork TV series where we’ll renovate a historic home in Key West!” Exciting news! @AmyEarnhardt and I are working on a @DIYNetwork TV series where we'll renovate a historic home in Key West! Airing in 2018   Read More ...
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Why New Parents Need to Take a Break From the News (and What They Should Do Instead)
Why New Parents Need to Take a Break From the News (and What They Should Do Instead) In the months after my kids were born, the news cycle would send me into tailspins of anxiety and fear. The Penn State sex-abuse scandal and the Newtown shootings paralyzed me for days—I wept while changing diapers, wept in the bathtub, wept while pushing the stroller down the street. What might have been (merely!) horrifying pre-kids was now incapacitating. For my own mental health, I had to stop reading the news and looking at social media   Read More ...
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How to find the right architect for your home renovation
How to find the right architect for your home renovation When it comes to envisioning what goes into a monumental life event (think: choosing a college or planning your wedding), the vast array of logistical choices and great unknowns about the process can be daunting or downright overwhelming. And there is often also the assumption that architects are only hired by the “one percent” for grand estates or high-profile public commissions   Read More ...
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Hank Smith and Jennifer Brinkerhoff Platt teach how to find yourself using the doctrine of Christ at BYU Women's Conference
Hank Smith and Jennifer Brinkerhoff Platt teach how to find yourself using the doctrine of Christ at BYU Women's Conference It’s not the most thrilling topic, says Smith, who took the red-eye flight from Hawaii in order to arrive at the conference on time, teasing that he’s made better decisions in his life. But upon collaborating with Platt, Smith said that the topic of doctrine was an exciting one, and so he enthusiastically had the audience turn to 3 Nephi 11   Read More ...
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Women Make Less Than Men Straight Out Of College. And It’s Getting Worse.
Women Make Less Than Men Straight Out Of College. And It’s Getting Worse. The difference between what male and female college graduates earn is growing, with men making even more money than women now than they did more than a decade ago, according to a study out Thursday morning that looks at the average wages of young adults. In their first four years out of school, female college graduates make $17.88 an hour on average, while their male peers earn $20   Read More ...
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Seahawks' Doug Baldwin ranked #88 in NFL top 100
Seahawks' Doug Baldwin ranked #88 in NFL top 100 Seattle Seahawks' wide receiver Doug Baldwin has been ranked 88th in NFL Network's list of the top 100 NFL football players. Last season, Doug Baldwin posted a career high 1,128 receiving yards and 94 catches in route to help the Seahawks capture the NFC West title with an 10-5-1 record. Baldwin also was the Seahawks' leading receiver in catches, targets, receiving yards and touchdown catches   Read More ...
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Her Chelseaness: How to be entitled and boring without really trying
That’s Chelsea: a workhorse. But what exactly does she do? So far, the career path is a random stumble in and out of school, in and out of entry-level jobs. After Stanford, she seemed to sample every ultra-connected Millennial pursuit except being a Girls co-star. She did some consulting. She scored first a master’s, then a Ph.D., in international relations from the University of Oxford, which apparently allowed her to do her coursework remotely (you know, like the University of Phoenix)   Read More ...
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Merriam-Webster Just Reminded Donald Trump About the Difference Between 'Counsel' and 'Council'
Merriam-Webster Just Reminded Donald Trump About the Difference Between 'Counsel' and 'Council' All of this is to say that Merriam-Webster's tweets targeting the administration's wording have become popular and consistent, a fact that was confirmed tenfold on Monday morning after the dictionary took to Twitter to thoughtfully remind President Donald Trump about the importance of knowing your homophones. On Monday, after the President tweeted on his personal Twitter account that ousted acting Attorney General should be asked "under oath, if she knows how classified information got into the newspapers soon after she explained it to the W   Read More ...
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