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SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016

Garth Brooks, Randy Travis and Mary Davis-Travis sing “Amazing Grace” at the Country Music Hall of Fame Medallion Ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016 in Nashville, Tenn. (Laura Roberts / Invision/AP)

SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016, 10:42 P.M.

Randy Travis stuns crowd, sings at Hall of Fame induction

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country singer Randy Travis found his distinctive voice three years after a life-threatening stroke and sang “Amazing Grace” during his induction Sunday into the Country Music Hall of Fame. The Grammy-winning baritone singer battled back from the ...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2016



SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2016, 4:16 P.M.

American Life in Poetry: ‘A Small Story’ Peter Everwine

The workings of memory are something that every writer thinks a lot about, and in this poem Peter Everwine, a California poet we’ve featured before, looks very closely into those workings. His most recent book is “Listening Long and Late,” from the University of Pittsburgh Press. This poem is from” Five Points, a distinguished quarterly journal.

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This tile shower floor has nasty hard water stains. They can be cleaned easily with household vinegar and a little time. (Tim Carter)

SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2016

All you need to clean hard water stains is vinegar and time

The hard water deposits are alkaline in nature. This means they have a pH greater than 7. If you pour an acid which has a pH less than 7 onto the hard water deposits, they’ll soften and start to dissolve. But as you indicated, you don’t want to use harsh chemicals, and many acids are harsh. Guess what? Common white vinegar that you use to cook with and put into your body is a mild acid. It’s safe and nontoxic.

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SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2016

The Slice: Taking your show on the road

The Slice asked about singing in your car. “I need a bumper sticker that reads, ‘I’m not talking to myself. I’m practicing for a show!’ ” wrote Gail Cory-Betz of Newport. “As an actor, traveling back and forth to rehearsals, ...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2016

FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2016, 7 P.M.

I told my daughter she can’t dress up as a Native American for Halloween. Here’s why.

My 8-year-old daughter is obsessed with American Girl dolls. She knows every doll’s name, pet’s name and horse’s name. And she’s particularly obsessed with a doll named Kaya, which is short for Kaya’aton’my, “she who arranges rocks.” A fictional character that came out in stores in 2002, Kaya is from the Nimi’puu, or Nez Perce tribe, and the first Native American doll of the American Girl line since the company began in 1986.

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MOMIX. (Charles Paul Azzopardi)

FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2016

7 Nights Out

1. Indigo Girls The Spokane Symphony will share the stage with these Grammy-winning folk icons. With a career spanning nearly three decades and 15 albums to their credit, the Indigo Girls – Amy Ray and Emily Saliers – perform select ...

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