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  • Dear Donna: Woman makes going out to eat a bit of an ordeal

    By Donna Shugrue Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    Dear Donna, I've started dating a lovely lady whose company I enjoy except for one aspect. She is very picky about how her food is prepared at restaurants. I appreciate that she is a wonderful cook, but it seems as though each time we dine out her instructions on how to prepare the...

  • Subscription sample boxes shake up beauty routines

    By CARYN ROUSSEAU The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    It's a beauty product fan's dream: a monthly box sent to the door filled with samples of lip glosses, face creams, hair treatments and nail polishes. The trend started a few years ago with companies such as Birch Box charging between $10 and $15 a month for subscriptions. But it's...

  • Ice affecting Mackinac Island ferry service

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — A ferry company that serves Mackinac Island says the start of service this year will be affected by ice. The Petoskey News-Review and MLive.com report that Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry is waiting to see how ice-breaking work goes before posting a...

  • Matisse's colorful cutouts go on show in London

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — A huge new Henri Matisse show in London is many things — bold, colorful, exuberant. It's also a great advertisement for the creativity of old age. The 130 works displayed at Tate Modern were created largely in the last decade of the French artist's long life, when...

  • Horse Play exhibit opening at Derby Museum

    Published: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A new exhibit at the Kentucky Derby Museum offers a playful look at the world's most famous horse race. The exhibit, called Horse Play, features nearly 60 historic equine toys, digital interactives and music created exclusively for the museum. Horse Play uses...

  • Coney Island amusement rides open for the summer

    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Coney Island amusement park opened Sunday for another season — with a 1920s wooden roller-coaster and a new, steel one ready to roll at breakneck speeds. In Luna Park, Italian amusement tycoon Alberto Zamperla joined Eric Adams as the Brooklyn borough president...

  • Study looks at Old Faithful area and development

    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A new study on the geology and hydrology in the area around Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park provides suggestions on how to avoid harming the famous geyser. The report was written by U.S. Geological Survey and park geologists, working...

  • Navajo families receive electricity for first time

    FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Life has become a little easier for Margie and Alvin Tso. The couple who raised eight children in the LeChee area of the Navajo Nation did so without a power line running to their home. For Margie Tso, that meant laundering clothes in a tub with a washboard and...

  • Revelry on the rooftop at Coors Field

    By Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    Denver - One thing's for sure, you can't beat the scenery from The Rooftop at Coors Field. The Front Range, the Denver skyline. And of course there's baseball, if you're into that sort of thing. "I've got a great view of the action," said Leonard Eilers, a retiree from Aurora who...

  • Historic Eastern Panhandle home tours set

    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — As dependable as April showers and spring flowers, the annual showcase of one-of-a-kind Eastern Panhandle properties is again set to delight visitors later this month. Coming up April 26 and 27, the House and Garden Tour of Historic Berkeley and Jefferson...

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