BY GLORIA YODERHello to you all!
By Melanie Yingstmyingst@civitasmedia.com
NEW YORK (AP) — As self-purchases, coffee table books may seem like pricey indulgences, but as gifts they're an easy way to please a connoisseur, hobbyist or wannabe.
J.M. HIRSCHAP Food EditorGeeks, grains and globe-trotting. Nearly every one of this year's best food books seems to fall into one of those categories.
(AP) — This holiday season, create a welcoming environment for your guests. From getting your home ready for company to managing the many messes that come with a packed home, there are several cleaning tips to help you enjoy the fun at hand...
(AP) — The holidays are a time for connecting with friends and enjoying quality time with family, but if you find yourself hosting an endless stream of guests, it can also be a time of hectic preparation and hours spent in the kitchen. Make your...
KIM COOKAssociated PressThe holiday catalogs and gift guides are starting to pour in, full of wonderful stuff to wrap for friends and family. But what about those who don't really want more stuff?
Craft show today
NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
JAMES RAGLANDAP WriterDALLAS (AP) — No one has to sell Leonard “Rusty” Medlock on the idea of giving people second chances.
By Dorcas Raber
BY DORCAS RABER
ALISON LADMAN, Associated PressIf you're looking for some cold weather comfort food, you might want to consider the knish.
LEE REICHAssociated PressRed orbs are rising out of the soil in my garden, demanding to be pulled. I will pull them, but not all at once.
SARAH WOLFEAssociated PressClark Griswold would be proud.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — With the grand jury announcement in the Ferguson case drawing near, many churches plan to offer prayer, shelter, food and a safe sanctuary for protesters, residents, school kids and others affected by potential...
NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
Editor's Note: I first met the Yoders several years ago. What has struck me about this young couple is their devotion to one another. It's very inspiring. They're genuinely affectionate, laughing at one another's teasing...
MIAMI COUNTY – The Y stands for healthy living and to make sure all members continue to be involved wherever they may travel or work, YMCAs across Ohio have joined together to offer reciprocal membership through their “My Y is Every...
MELISSA RAYWORTHAssociated PressDesigners often surprise their clients by sharing a secret: You can dramatically change the look of a room simply by changing or rearranging the items on your bookshelves and tabletops.
Bazaar planned for today
Pakistan police: Muslim mob kills Christian couple
ALISON LADMANAssociated Press
By Goria Yoder
RYAN PEARSONAP Entertainment WriterLOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicole Kidman didn't land the part she wanted in her first formal acting gig.
MARK KENNEDYAP Drama Writer
The Associated Press1. “Gray Mountain” by John Grisham (Doubleday)2. “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn (Broadway Books)
DEE-ANN DURBINAP Auto WriterDETROIT (AP) — Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.
KIM COOKAssociated PressTile has a rich and varied history in decor, from Roman floor mosaics to majolica to Delft ceramics to Mexican terracotta.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has made some of the most important policy speeches of his pontificate in recent days, catching up for lost time following months of attention to bureaucratic reform and the turbulent meeting of bishops on family...
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