Modern Life


Published on September 14, 2014 - Page 29
Lauren Davies had a desperate thought while stuck in traffic as she frantically drove upstate to reach her 19-year-old. “If I drive on the shoulder...
Published on September 14, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Move over, studded bracelets and chandelier earrings. Right now, it’s all about nails. Rhinestones, 3-D designs, textured topcoats and...
Published on September 14, 2014 - Page 29
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — Tony Seger is a full-time working dad who had a problem. His wife, Erin, has a fear of vomiting, scientifically known as...
Published on September 7, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — It’s school supply time and there’s no shortage of nifty backpacks, pencil cases, erasers and more for kids young and older. “Most people...
Published on September 7, 2014 - Page 29
This year, for the first time, there will be more minority students than white students in the U.S. public school system, according to federal...
Published on September 7, 2014 - Page 29
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) —No one is sure when super-tight clothing, visible bra straps, flip flops and cleavage on display became ubiquitous in the...
Published on September 7, 2014 - Page 33
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway musicals aren’t often set in funeral homes, but one is about to — “Fun Home.” Producers of the offbeat but refreshing show...
Published on September 3, 2014 - Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) — A revival of “Side Show,” the musical about a pair of conjoined twins during the vaudeville era, will open on Broadway this fall at...
Published on August 31, 2014 - Page 29
Success in school often depends on how well a student manages to organize everything from demanding schoolwork to a dizzying array of after-school...
Published on August 31, 2014 - Page 29
AP Travel Editor Jacquie Whitt’s trip to the Galapagos with a group of teenagers was memorable not just for the scenery and wildlife, but also for...
Published on August 31, 2014 - Page 29
Janine Boldrin Gwinn has become an experienced house-hunter and an expert packer of boxes. Seven times, this Army wife has managed to move her family...
Published on August 29, 2014 - Page 10
WASHINGTON — Tongues are wagging over President Barack Obama’s audacity to wear taupe. The sight of Obama discussing possible U.S. military action...
Published on August 29, 2014 - Page 16
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 29
WINDER, Ga. — Blake Desadier, 11, thought his mom was lying when she told him there were other kids like him with Tourette’s syndrome. Then he went...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 29
A few months ago, I launched a diabolical plan to entice my teenage daughters to spend more time with me, and to semi-shelter them from the maddening...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 29
DENVER — Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out. But did you remember your gadgets and...
Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 12
CINCINNATI (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS...
Published on August 22, 2014 - Page 12
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The ice bucket stops with Obama. Instead of pouring cold water over his head, President Barack Obama has poured it on the...
Published on August 20, 2014 - Page 16
NEW YORK — Senior citizens in New York City are staying fit and keeping young, thanks to one of the more unconventional team sports — synchronized...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 29
By CHERYL ANDERSON Post-Crescent Media Writer HILBERT, Wis. (AP) — The wedding was rockabilly rustic at its finest. “Being it was on a farm and I’ve...

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