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14 gorgeous mushrooms that show fungi’s glamorous side

14 gorgeous mushrooms that show fungi’s glamorous side

July 8, 2017 at 11:08 am 0 comments

1. Mushrooms are all too often relegated to the realm of dark and funky fungi, when in fact many are worthy of super-swooning.

The mushroom has kind of gotten a bad rap. While sweet-smelling flowers fill sunny meadows and are …

Insiders’ guide to 3 Tuolumne adventures

Insiders’ guide to 3 Tuolumne adventures

July 8, 2017 at 7:57 am 0 comments

Many of us know Tuolumne as the northern gateway to Yosemite National Park. But the people who live here know it for so much more, from Gold Rush discoveries to High Sierra adventures and top-notch dining. Now three local experts …

Trump Voter Fraud Commission faces new challenge in court

Trump Voter Fraud Commission faces new challenge in court

July 8, 2017 at 5:15 am 0 comments

In the latest challenge to the commission designated by President Trump to examine alleged voter fraud, privacy advocates will ask a federal court judge Friday for an order restraining the White House from collecting voter information from all 50 states.…

New York Knicks ink Hardaway Jr. to big contract

New York Knicks ink Hardaway Jr. to big contract

July 8, 2017 at 2:29 am 0 comments

As it turns out, you can go home again. Atlanta Hawks restricted free agent Tim Hardaway Jr. is set to return to where his career began: in Madison Square Garden.

The Knicks have tendered Hardaway to a sizable four-year, $71 …

U.S. seeks funds tied to North Korea from eight big banks

U.S. seeks funds tied to North Korea from eight big banks

July 7, 2017 at 8:16 pm 0 comments

This photo distributed by the North Korean government shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, in North Korea’s northwest, Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

U.S. authorities have tried to seize millions of dollars …

Grenfell Tower inquiry aims for first public hearings in September

Grenfell Tower inquiry aims for first public hearings in September

July 7, 2017 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

The Grenfell Tower fire inquiry hopes to hold its first public hearings into the cause of the disaster in September as it prepares to seize council planning archives.

Sir Martin Moore-Bick, the chairman, is expected to hold further meetings with …

11 Easy Ways You Can Fit Mindfulness into Your Busy Life

July 7, 2017 at 11:39 am 0 comments

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The idea of being mindful—being present, being more conscious of life as it happens—may seem contradictory to those who are used to sacrificing living for pursuing their goals, but cultivating mindfulness will help you achieve your goals and enjoy …

Packed house, minimum wage demonstrations expected at Thursday Village Board meeting

Packed house, minimum wage demonstrations expected at Thursday Village Board meeting

July 7, 2017 at 8:59 am 0 comments

The Skokie Village Board will consider opting out of the Cook County minimum wage hike and sick time ordinances at its meeting July 6, 2017. (Pioneer Press)

At the Thursday night Village Board meeting, Skokie trustees plan to consider opting …

Review: Carole King musical Beautiful is deceptively simple

Review: Carole King musical Beautiful is deceptively simple

July 7, 2017 at 3:14 am 0 comments

Chilina Kennedy, who plays Carole King in Beautiful, has a versatile voice but her greatest skill as a musical-theatre performer remains her fine comedic chops. (Joan Marcus/Globe and Mail Update)

Chilina Kennedy and Carole King do make beautiful music together.…

Reward offered as police investigate inmate’s 2nd escape

Reward offered as police investigate inmate’s 2nd escape

July 6, 2017 at 8:25 pm 0 comments

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Authorities continued to search Thursday for an inmate who has made his second escape from a maximum-security South Carolina prison, offering a reward for information leading to his capture.

  • Officers with the Department of …