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THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016




Hitched up, the Budweiser Clydesdales start rolling on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at at The Spokane Convention Center in Spokane, Wash. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

10 Under $10: Entertainment on a budget

1. World Famous Budweiser Clydesdales 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-noon Sunday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. These gentle giants are selected not only for size, but for ...

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Ask Doctor K: Risk posed by Zika virus hard to predict

DEAR READERS: In a recent column, I discussed new evidence that the Zika virus probably causes a brain birth defect that leads to small heads and brains (microcephaly). This can occur when a pregnant woman is infected early in pregnancy, when the baby’s brain is developing. The virus is carried inside certain mosquitoes called Aedes mosquitoes, which bite and transmit the virus to humans. Aedes mosquitoes have already spread north from South America and the Caribbean into the southern United States. This is obviously a concern for any woman who is contemplating getting pregnant.

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Red, voiced by Jason Sudeikis, in a scene from “The Angry Birds Movie.” (Rovio Animation / AP)

Movie review: ‘Angry Birds’ has weird charm

The film, directed by Clay Kittis and Fergal Reilly, from a screenplay by “Simpsons” writer Jon Vitti, proves to be more than just a gimmick, and doesn’t skimp on any of the quirky wackiness that you might expect from a film about blob-shaped, flightless birds battling pigs.

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Tips for Healthy, Glowing Skin

Wedding pictures don't have do-overs, so whether you're getting married later this summer or next year, you'll want to ramp up your beauty routine during the sunburn-inducing months ahead. Prevention is very important, says Dr. Sandy Johnson of Johnson Dermatology in Fort Smith, Ark. Instead of smooth, golden skin, tanning ...

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How to Plan a Summer Wedding

Beautiful flowers, sunshine and blue skies - what's not to love about a summer wedding? In most areas around the country, May to October are the most popular months for brides and grooms to tie the knot. But a summer wedding also comes with its share of issues to worry ...

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Redbox’s Top 10 DVD rentals

The Top 10 DVD rentals at Redbox kiosks for the week of May 9: 1. “The 5th Wave” 2. “The Choice” 3. “Sisters” 4. “Regression” 5. “Daddy’s Home” 6. “Point Break” 7. “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip” 8. ...

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The SliceYou have 50 choices 

S-R intern Tyson Bird brought cookies to work on his last day with us. It has been a pleasure to have him here. I first printed a column submission from ...


Too Many Cooks“Walking with Peety”

Eric O'Grey, the Spokane Valley man whose story about losing more than 100 pounds with the help of a shelter dog went viral earlier this year, has a book deal. ...



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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