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Survey: Sibling punches aren't only assaults US kids face
Getting punched by your brother or sister is sometimes a painful rite of passage, but many U.S. kids also experience other types of assaults, mistreatment and abuse, a big government-funded survey ...
June 29, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Revival at Reeves: Elm Street looking to renovate historic house in downtown Woodstock
A disheveled two-story historic home nestled on land located adjacent to the Noonday Creek Trail in Woodstock will soon be transformed into a permanent home for the arts. Renovations to the Reeves ...
June 28, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sacred on display: Catholic shrines team up to draw pilgrims during pope visit
Four Roman Catholic shrines, including one featuring the glass-enclosed body of a saint wearing his bishop’s vestments and a wax mask so lifelike he appears ready to share a blessing, have joined f...
June 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cup of paradise: Woodstock mom wins trip to Hawaii in coffee sweepstakes
A Woodstock woman will take a weeklong coffee break after winning Eight O’Clock Coffee Company’s Go Big For Hawaii Sweepstakes. “We are delighted to announce that Ms. Parks has won a fantastic fami...
June 26, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Collecting quotes
Q: I just wanted to write to tell you how much I love the quotations you routinely include in your columns. It seems like you cover the whole spectrum of topics and sources. Why don’t you devote on...
July 01, 2015 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive
When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in...
June 29, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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World will not improve until we turn to Christ
Q: I know Jesus promised to come again someday and straighten out everything that’s wrong with the world, but why does He delay? The world sure doesn’t seem to be getting any better, does it? -- Mr...
June 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Writer's personal story stranger than fiction
As a girl growing up in Voronezh, Russia, Lena Mikado loved the Southern classic novel, "Gone with the Wind." Of course, she was reading it in her native language — Russian.
June 26, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audio overkill? Some question benefits of 'high-res' music
Its backers say it does for music lovers what ultra high-definition television has done for couch potatoes.
June 26, 2015 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature’s bounty at your fingertips with digital resources
If you’re using a computer, a tablet or a smart phone, you have instant online access to a bounty of gardening and landscaping applications it would take you a lifetime or more to gather in hard co...
June 26, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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