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Carolyn Hax: Fiance’s friend has choice words

Dear Carolyn: I am soon to be married. I just found out that my fiance’s friend, who is in our wedding party, said my fiance “could marry better” and I just “drag him down.” When this friend was having marital problems, his wife was always turning to my fiance. He kept his loyalty toward his friend. This couple has the most toxic relationship.

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OK to spoon out the froth from a cappuccino?

DEAR MISS MANNERS: Is it OK to spoon out the remains of the froth from a cappuccino coffee? GENTLE READER: Foods that cling to the tableware are always a challenge, particularly as they tend to be the tastiest bits. Miss Manners has no objection to your dislodging the clinging froth, so long as no inadvertent spectators are injured.

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TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016

Shaun Thompson Duffy removes freshly wood-fired pizza from the Patanos’ outdoor oven. (Adriana Janovich / The Spokesman-Review)

In the Kitchen with: Terry Patano, Shaun Thompson Duffy pursue perfect crust for wood-fired pizza 

The Patanos – Rebecca, 54, and husband Terry, 59 – started hosting pizza parties a couple of years ago after the completion of their custom, outdoor, wood-fired oven. These days, they throw pizza parties “quite frequently.” Shaun Thompson Duffy, known by former co-workers at Luna as “Bread Jesus,” has been to several of the Patanos’ pizza parties and often helps out by manning the oven and bringing specialty dough. A recent Friday night, Duffy provided a dough that took four days.

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Caridad Soto is a 64-year-old native of Cuba who had Hepatitis C for 20 years. She lived with an inflamed liver that gave her stabbing pains and constant discomfort. "And when I ate, it was worse, since everything has to pass through the liver, since it's a filter," she said. She received the Harvoni treatment last year, which cured her disease. "Now I don't feel that pain. Now I don't feel so tired like I felt before -because I didn't feel like doing anything before." (Katherine Jones / kjones@idahostatesman.com)

Costly hepatitis C cure strains Idaho’s budget

New hepatitis C treatments could help eradicate the deadly infectious disease and also break the bank. Idaho has been forced to limit which Medicaid patients and prison inmates get drugs that can cure the disease because the state cannot afford to treat everyone.

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Looking ahead: The rundown of upcoming shows

Looking ahead Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available through TicketsWest (TW); Ticketmaster (TM); Ticketweb (TB); Ticketfly (TF), Hold My Ticket (HMT), Northern Quest (NQ), Nashville North (NN, www.thenashvillenorth.com), the Bartlett (BT, www.thebartlettspokane.com), Festival at Sandpoint (FS, www.festivalatsandpoint.com), Brown Paper Tickets ...

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Portugal. The Man, shown at the 2015 Free Press Summer Fest in Houston, will headline this year’s Gleason Fest in Riverfront Park. (Eric Kayne / Invision for NRG)

Gleason Fest announces initial lineup

Portugal. The Man will headline this summer’s Gleason Fest, joined by special guests Pickwick and Delbert the Band. Additional acts will be announced soon. The festival, set for Aug. 6, also is getting a new locale: Riverfront Park’s Lilac Bowl. ...

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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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