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  • Jun 25, 2015, 9:32 am By LOCAL
    Fueled partly by an increase in the share of sales to first-time buyers, existing-home sales increased in May to their highest pace in nearly six years, according to the National…

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    A family vacation without the women: #giddyhusband #beafraid

    by Laurie Nigro | Jul 5, 2015, 7:53 am
    The women and men are taking separate vacations— and the men get the kids. For the men, it’s suddenly the 1970s again. Will the kids survive?.
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    God’s grace is sufficient, all the time

    by Eileen Benthal | Jul 5, 2015, 7:29 am
    God’s grace is evident in a woman’s strength as she faces the end of life, cut short by a debilitating disease.
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    Fun with fruit: A simple, filling summer salad that’s perfect for a hot day

    by Kayleigh Van Vliet Baig | Jul 4, 2015, 7:45 am
    Hungry but too hot to cook? Here’s an easy recipe for a refreshing and filling summer salad.
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    New York’s Pride Parade a moment in history colored by love

    by Lisa Finn | Jun 30, 2015, 12:03 pm
    Sunday’s Pride Parade in New York City was a moment in history those who were part of the massive crowd will never forget. A beautiful, colorful, joyful spectacle that marked the beginning of the world so many have dreamed of, ached for, for lifetimes. It was, quite simply, a day about love. Just love. And for ...
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    Beware the evil kiwi demon: It’s coming to get you

    by Laurie Nigro | Jun 28, 2015, 7:17 am
    Have you ever had that nightmare where you’re trying to run away from some evil demon and your legs just won’t work? I have that nightmare all the time. Except it’s real life. And instead of a demon, it’s a kiwi.
  • Pamela Green, executive director of Kent Animal Shelter, with Frodo, a "puppy mill survivor" she and her husband adopted. Courtesy photo: Kent Animal Shelter.

    Animal shelter director to Amper:
    Don’t minimize our work

    by Pamela Green | Jun 28, 2015, 6:32 am
    Kent isn’t an “aren’t the doggies cute” operation, Pamela Green of Kent Animal Shelter argues, calling Richard Amper’s opposition to the shelter’s proposed renovation “misdirected” because the new facility will improve, not impair, the environment.