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Water Cooler: Why you should buy a whole chicken

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 17, 2020

When buying chicken at the grocery store, most people purchase a specific cut. Buying a whole chicken probably doesn’t appeal to most as a lot of us save cooking a whole bird for that one special annual occasion – Thanksgiving. OK, maybe you do it twice, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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Miss Manners 9/16

Dear Miss Manners: I have a work friend who calls me every day. Since social distancing began in March, our place of work has been closed. My friend lives alone and has always depended upon our workplace as their sole means of social interaction and access to the internet.
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Dear Annie 9/15

Dear Annie: I had two brothers die within a year of each other. One was 53, and the other was 62. They were my only remaining siblings. They resided in Ohio, and I live in Arizona. I had to plan both funerals by myself and clean out and sell whatever I could of their homes and possessions.
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Ask the doctors 9/15

Hello again, dear readers, and welcome to the late-summer edition of the letters column. Along with so many of you, we’re facing record-breaking heat, high humidity and a few natural disasters. All the more reason to seek refuge in our ongoing chat about health and medicine.
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Great Northwest Wine: Raise a toast to Hispanic Heritage Month

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 15, 2020

During the course of four weeks, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the United States will toast Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration and sign of respect that began with President Lyndon B. Johnson as a week but was expanded two decades later by President Ronald Reagan in 1988.
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Dear Annie 9/14

Dear Annie: I have a friend who is of Pentecostal faith while I’m of Catholic faith. She monopolizes the conversation on her religion and doesn’t allow me to talk. I hate being preached to, and she has no other interests.
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Miss Manners 9/14

Dear Miss Manners: I enjoy personal space and do not like being touched other than by my husband. I am a friendly, outgoing person otherwise. It shouldn’t be a big deal, except to my mother-in-law, it is. She insists on hugging me upon her arrival and departure – of every visit.
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Don’t let distance learning be a pain in the neck (or head, or wrist)

Last spring, adults suddenly working from home full-time received a lesson in ergonomics the hard way. This fall, make certain your kids don’t have to, as well. To ensure learning from home isn’t a pain in the neck (or strain on the eyes), we turned to experts in ergonomics and children’s health.

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A&E >  Food

Water Cooler: Why you should buy a whole chicken

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 17, 2020

When buying chicken at the grocery store, most people purchase a specific cut. Buying a whole chicken probably doesn’t appeal to most as a lot of us save cooking a whole bird for that one special annual occasion – Thanksgiving. OK, maybe you do it twice, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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Miss Manners 9/16

Dear Miss Manners: I have a work friend who calls me every day. Since social distancing began in March, our place of work has been closed. My friend lives alone and has always depended upon our workplace as their sole means of social interaction and access to the internet.
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Dear Annie 9/15

Dear Annie: I had two brothers die within a year of each other. One was 53, and the other was 62. They were my only remaining siblings. They resided in Ohio, and I live in Arizona. I had to plan both funerals by myself and clean out and sell whatever I could of their homes and possessions.
A&E

Ask the doctors 9/15

Hello again, dear readers, and welcome to the late-summer edition of the letters column. Along with so many of you, we’re facing record-breaking heat, high humidity and a few natural disasters. All the more reason to seek refuge in our ongoing chat about health and medicine.
A&E >  Food

Great Northwest Wine: Raise a toast to Hispanic Heritage Month

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 15, 2020

During the course of four weeks, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the United States will toast Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration and sign of respect that began with President Lyndon B. Johnson as a week but was expanded two decades later by President Ronald Reagan in 1988.
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Dear Annie 9/14

Dear Annie: I have a friend who is of Pentecostal faith while I’m of Catholic faith. She monopolizes the conversation on her religion and doesn’t allow me to talk. I hate being preached to, and she has no other interests.
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Miss Manners 9/14

Dear Miss Manners: I enjoy personal space and do not like being touched other than by my husband. I am a friendly, outgoing person otherwise. It shouldn’t be a big deal, except to my mother-in-law, it is. She insists on hugging me upon her arrival and departure – of every visit.
News >  Family

Don’t let distance learning be a pain in the neck (or head, or wrist)

Last spring, adults suddenly working from home full-time received a lesson in ergonomics the hard way. This fall, make certain your kids don’t have to, as well. To ensure learning from home isn’t a pain in the neck (or strain on the eyes), we turned to experts in ergonomics and children’s health.