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  • Table Talk video: Endive adds an interesting taste to salads

    By Teresa J. FARNEY teresa.farney@gazette.com-
    Published: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Pronounced "on-deev" and not "in-dive," endive is a versatile veggie in the kitchen. It's delicious in this salad combination, which is perfect for an Easter dinner side dish. Visit gazette.com or scan the QR code to watch a demonstration. Teresa J.

  • Researchers using math to whittle away at jet lag

    By LAURAN NEERGAARD The Associated Press -
    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Lots of apps claim they can help you fight jet lag. Now Michigan researchers say mathematical formulas suggest it's possible to adjust to new time zones a bit faster than previously thought, and they created their own free app to help. Doctors have long said exposure to light is key....

  • Water pump station unhooked amid Jackson slide

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Crews have disconnected a water pumping station because of a slow-moving landslide in western Jackson. Town officials said Tuesday the pump was taken out of service because of significant new damage from the slide. The slide was discovered April 4 on a hill...

  • Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame inductees

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Former Harris Enterprises executive John Lee and former newspaper publisher and Wichita State University educator Les Anderson have been inducted into the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame. Lee is a former chief executive officer of Harris Enterprises, a newspaper...

  • Philly's 13th St. brings good luck to great food

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tourism officials will tell you the restaurant-rich area at the heart of downtown is called Midtown Village, but that moniker hasn't entirely caught on with the locals. The good news is that it doesn't matter what you call it. Philadelphia food-lovers just know...

  • Dogs bring comfort to victims of local, national tragedies

    By Tina Jones and Jerry Constantino, HOPE Animal Assisted Crises Response -
    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    It has been said that a dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself. In Loveland, Colo., a child strokes the willing golden retriever's soft fur while she talks of her family's loss of everything in the flooding. She seems thrilled to be, for a short...

  • Myth vs. Truth: How to train your kitten

    By Sara Ferguson, Happy Cats Haven -
    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Kittens are lovable, fun and easy to care for, right? Not always! You can turn your sweet, purring baby into a frightened scaredy-cat with just a few wrong moves in a matter of weeks. The good news is you can make sure your kittens remain loving, confident companions with a few...

  • Soria Kellogg: January 8, 1999 - March 8, 2014

    By Debbie Evert, Special to PETacular -
    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Soria Kellogg dedicated almost all of her 13 years to serving others. Whether it was listening to a story read aloud by a young student, being by the side of a homeless child, or comforting a nursing home resident, her life meant service. Soria was a yellow Labrador retriever. In...

  • People's Pharmacy: Doctors cling to secret code

    By Joe Graedon, M.S., and Teresa Graedon, Ph.D. King Features Syndicate -
    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Once upon a time, physicians used Latin to communicate with each other and with pharmacists. It was a handy way of having a secret language that patients could not penetrate. Vestiges of this code persist to this day. For example, doctors frequently write "q.d." to mean take one a...

  • Colorado Springs Comic and Toy Con draws thousands

    By Andrea Sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    More than 2,000 people got to hang out with Darth Vader and Chewbacca on Saturday and Sunday at the Colorado Springs Comic and Toy Con, the fourth biannual show of its kind and the most successful. This spring's convention hosted 60 vendors and 100 tables filled with toys,...

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