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MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016


Box Office Top 10: ‘Captain America’ adds $72.6 million

“Captain America: Civil War” continued to flex its muscles in its second weekend in theaters, earning a box office-topping $72.6 million, according to actual sales figures reported by the studios on Monday. The superhero showdown has now earned $296 million in North America.

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Cannabis for back pain puts him in a pickle

Dear Dr. Zorba: I enjoy your radio show. I’m a 56-year motorcycle guy. I had an accident when I was much much younger, and the result has been years of back pain every day — some days good, some days bad. I don’t like prescription pain killers because of side effects. That’s why I’m using cannabis. It doesn’t fog me up; it doesn’t constipate me. But it’s illegal in my state. What to do? — RK from Milwaukee

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The Slice: Don’t try this at home

The Slice had brought up the subject of minor kitchen disasters. And, well, here’s something that seemed like a good idea at the time. About 40 years ago, when Mark Anderson was 10 or 12, he and a cousin were ...

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SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016

55 Plus: Get rid of mementos that don’t mean anything

Household mementos that grow over the years have become such a problem that they’ve sparked their own genre of best sellers, such as Marie Kondo’s “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing.” In it, Kondo advises looking around at each object in your home (especially clothing in closets), holding each of those objects, and asking yourself, “Does this item spark joy in me?” Kondo then suggests that if the item makes you happy, put it away. If not, toss or donate it.

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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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