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TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016

Fresh Sheet: Sante, Wandering Table join burger contest

Wandering Table and Sante Restaurant and Charcuterie are participating in the James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project, which aims “to make burgers better by blending ground meat with chopped mushrooms, creating an incredibly delicious patty that’s healthier for guests and ...

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The Slice: Keeping tabs on co-workers

There’s no need for a show of hands. But maybe you are one of these people. You’re at work at the start of the day. And a co-worker arrives after you. Do you automatically glance at the clock? Perhaps you ...

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MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016



Alzheimer’s takes ultimate toll on emotional boundaries 

WEST ALLIS, Wis. – It isn’t at all clear the time, or even the day, that Paul and Virginia Wilcox died, seated beside each other in the silver Ford Econoline he had parked in their driveway. On Wednesday, May 4, around dinnertime, Paul called their neighbor and longtime friend, Jeanine Sonntag. He told her that Virginia, his wife of nearly 48 years, once again couldn’t remember who he was.

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Annie’s Mailbox: 13-year-old son wants to breastfeed again

Dear Annie: My wife and I are expecting our fourth child. She is a firm believer in breastfeeding and plans to do so when our baby arrives. Our oldest child, “Travis,” was 3 years old when his first sibling was born. My wife continued to breastfeed him along with the baby, and continued to do so through the birth of our third child, born when Travis was 5. I thought it was a little odd, but I did not object. Travis is now 13 years old. A few weeks ago, he asked his mom if he could breastfeed like he did when he was little. He told her he remembers it and loved how safe he felt. He said he wants to feel that closeness with her again.

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SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016

Taylor Swift gives surprise show at fan’s wedding reception

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. – New Jersey newlyweds got an unexpected gift at their wedding reception: a performance by Taylor Swift. The superstar played a stripped down version of her song “Blank Space” at Max Singer and Kenya Smith’s reception in Long Beach Township on Saturday as amazed guests looked on and sang along.

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Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV picks for this week

DON’T MISS: “O.J.: Made in America” – Not to be confused with the hit FX miniseries, this epic, five-part “30 for 30” ESPN documentary chronicles the rise and fall of Simpson in fresh and riveting fashion. The film begins with the origins of Simpson’s football stardom in the 1960s and examines how he crafted a charming off-the-field image. From there, it goes into the “trial of the century” and beyond, offering several revelatory moments along the way. 9 p.m. Saturday, ABC. (Continues on ESPN June 14). Other bets

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The Slice: Open wide and say “Gaaaaaak!” 

There are lots of differences between Spokane and Seattle. You didn’t need me to tell you that. But there’s one distinction I never hear anyone talk about. It’s this. Bicyclists and motorcycle riders on the western side of Washington are ...

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SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016

The Associated Press takes a look at how candy, cookie and soda makers are shaping nutrition science. Critics say industry-funded research is marketing masquerading as science, but the findings nevertheless become a part of the scientific literature. (Mark Lennihan / Associated Press)

AP Exclusive: How candy makers shape nutrition science

NEW YORK – It was a startling scientific finding: Children who eat candy tend to weigh less than those who don’t. Less startling was how it came about. The paper, it turns out, was funded by a trade association representing the makers of Butterfingers, Hershey and Skittles.

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