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  • Weakened Odile heads toward US; tourists evacuated

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's government airlifted thousands of stranded foreign tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort of Los Cabos, as a weakened Odile headed over the Gulf of California Wednesday on a path toward Arizona and a new storm loomed to the south. The remnants of...

  • Savory turnovers that can save you time for dinner

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    These earthy, hearty turnovers work equally well as a fall gathering appetizer and an easy weeknight meal. And not just because they are a delicious and comforting hand pie that pairs wonderfully with red wine. These turnovers also are easily prepped ahead of time. Follow the recipe...

  • Glass bottles banned on Las Vegas Strip sidewalks

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Glass bottles and containers are no longer welcome among the throngs of tourists on Las Vegas Strip sidewalks. Clark County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday for the glass ban, which they say will reduce the litter and danger of shattered glass on walkways....

  • Detroit excursion boat heads for repairs, NY home

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ECORSE, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit excursion boat that ferried passengers to the defunct Boblo Island amusement park is starting a journey to its new home in New York. The Detroit Free Press reports ( ) tug boats Tuesday moved the SS Columbia from the Detroit...

  • Nebraska dentistry museum to open to public

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Dentistry museum in Lincoln will open for public tours later this month. The museum holds the largest public display of dental artifacts dating back to the 1850s. Stan Harn, professor of oral biology and...

  • Wine Guy: Merlot still worth attention

    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    The popularity of merlot wines from California grew rapidly among U.S. consumers in the 1990s. According to The Wine Institute, more than 292,000 tons were crushed in 2004 compared with 15,000 tons in 1990. Americans were drawn to the wine's easy-drinking, approachable profile. Then...

  • Bread not rising? It might be caused by using wrong type of flour

    teresa j. farney -
    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    I had a gluten epiphany when I attended a two-day wheat conference in Fargo, N.D., a few weeks ago. Among the many wheat studies the North Dakota State University Wheat Breeding Labs does is testing various varieties of wheat for gluten (protein) content. I knew that gluten was the...

  • RECIPE: Quinoa Pilaf

    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Quinoa Pilaf - Yield: 4 servings 
1 cup quinoa
1 teaspoon walnut oil
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 cup diced carrot
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 to 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Chopped fresh parsley or thyme,...

  • RECIPE; Oat-Amaranth-Carrot Porridge

    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

Porridge - Yield: 4 servings 
2 tablespoons vegan butter
1⁄4 cup yellow onion, diced
2 carrots, diced
2 1⁄2 cups water
1 cup amaranth
1 cup rolled oats
1 teaspoon iodized sea salt
1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon Procedure: Sauté the vegan butter, onion and carrots in a...

  • To Do Today calendar Sept. 17, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Events Children's History Hour: "Mr. Penrose's Carriages" - 10:30-11:30 a.m., Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., $2. Registration required: 385-5990, Sacred Art of Sand Mandala Construction - Drepung Gomang monks will construct a sand mandala, 10 a.m.-4...