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TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016


The Slice: Spring break multiple choice

Which of these modified classic movie lines best capture your attitude? 1) “Spring break? We didn’t have no spring break. Kids don’t need no spring break. I don’t have to show you any stinking spring break!” 2) “Take your stinking ...

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MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2016

Fitness bands work if they motivate you

Dear Doc: I just wanted you to know your advice impacted my life, positively. While I normally exercise at the Y several days a week, I’m a slug the rest of the time. Thanks to your column on fitness bands, ...

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Birth announcement

Providence Sacred Heart Medical CenterLACHLAN DAVID ROBISON - To Jillian and Mike Robison of Valleyford. He weighed 8 lbs. 8 oz. and was 21 inches long (Feb. 25).

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Do sleeping pills increase the risk of dementia?

Q. I saw a physician’s assistant the other day for depression, insomnia and anxiety. Several years ago, a doctor prescribed Ativan and Ambien (and later Lunesta). At the time, he also had me on an antidepressant medication that I later weaned off. I may take an Ativan once during the week and a Lunesta one weekend night, just to help me catch up on sleep.

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Matilda Becker of Spokane joins centenarian ranks

Matilda (Tilly) Weisz BeckerSpokane Matilda (Tilly) Weisz Becker celebrated her 100th birthday on March 20. Becker was born March 20, 1916, in Eureka, South Dakota. She currently calls Cherrywood Place Assisted Living in Spokane home and has lived in Eastern ...

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Swift takes top iHeartRadio awards

For the second year in a row, the iHeartRadio Awards became the iHeartTaylorSwift Awards. Not only did Taylor Swift claim three prizes at Sunday’s ceremony, including album of the year, but her bestie, Selena Gomez, and her boyfriend took home trophies, too.

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SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2016



Vendors in bright saris walk the beaches of Goa hawking their wares. (Katherine Rodeghier / TNS)

Most hippies in Goa are gone, but peace, love – and more – remain

“No fighting about religion in Goa,” called our driver over his shoulder as we bounced down a rutted road to the beach in this tiny state in southwest India. We’d remarked about the number of churches we’d seen during our stay – a whitewashed steeple in what seemed like every village – and wondered how Christians fare in a country that’s 80 percent Hindu, 13 percent Muslim.

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Too Many CooksFree pizza for moms

MOD Pizza is offering moms free pizza on Mother’s Day. Moms can receive one free 11-inch pizza or hand-tossed salad during regular business hours at MOD Pizza locations nationwide Sunday. ...



ClarksvilleMel McCuddin: The Art of Darkness

Inside a downtown gallery maybe two decades ago – that’s where I first got McCuddined. I recall strolling through the vast array of art when one canvas stopped me cold. ...




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