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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016


TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2016



Fresh Sheet: Time to Greek out

The 81st annual Greek Dinner Festival is Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Spokane’s Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. The event, started in 1935, sees more than 1,000 visitors each of the three days. Dine in or carry out: Beef kapama, ...

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Ask Doctor K: Reduce stress to protect your heart

Dear Doctor K: I’m under a lot of stress in my life. Of course, I don’t like that, but what really worries me is that it will affect my heart. Heart disease runs in my family. If stress can lead to heart disease, does reducing stress reduce heart disease risk? Dear reader: We often think of the heart and brain as separate from each other, yet these organs are intimately connected. And when your emotions adversely affect your brain, your heart is affected as well.

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Dear Annie: Couple juggling successful careers, parenting

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 10 years and have two children, ages 5 and 3. My wife is professionally ambitious and has built an impressive career for herself at a major accounting firm. I am a technology entrepreneur and have been focused on building my company for the past four years. The new company has been steadily growing and is now profitable. Prior to our having children, there were never any issues with our having two demanding careers. Once we had children, we hired a fantastic nanny, who has been with us for all five years, and our children adore her. However, both my wife and I notice that our children look to our nanny as the stronger maternal figure in their lives. This has given my wife anxiety and has created stress in our relationship, as she now spends her free time with the children and neglects our relationship.

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MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2016



Harvard professor: ‘It is natural and normal to be physically lazy’

Even those with the best of intentions often struggle to motivate themselves to work out. There’s almost always a powerful temptation to do something, or anything, else. This can feel like a personal failing, as though the decision not to exercise were a sign of weak character, or at least willpower. But you may just be giving in to humans’ evolutionary instinct to be lazy.

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Too Many CooksBack to Beard House

A team from Sante Restaurant and Charcuterie is headed back to the James Beard House in New York City at the end of October. Before then, the restaurant is hosting ...



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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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