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Monday, Feb 08, 2016

Health & Lifestyles

AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

Viewers of the latest Republican debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on the U.S. tax burden, the state of the health insurance marketplace under "Obamacare" or what might happen if that law is taken away
Published: 02/07/16
AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

AP FACT CHECK: Off-base GOP claims on US tax burden, health insurance, deportations in debate
Published: 02/07/16
Miami’s Mid-Beach draws a global crowd

Miami’s Mid-Beach draws a global crowd

At Circa 39’s breakfast buffet, the languages spoken by diners outnumber the menu items. And there are a lot of menu items.
Published: 02/07/16
Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard

YMKG Captain’s Ball
Published: 02/07/16

Wartime records may offer insights into Southern ancestors’ lives

Do you suspect one of your ancestors might have been a Confederate spy? Perhaps family lore conjures up visions of the petite Southern belle defying those nasty ol’ Yankees, or images of Rhett Butler drinking bourbon, smoking a cigar and playi...
Published: 02/07/16

Lake Village pairs with US agency to boost health, economy

Lake Village will partner with the US Environmental Protection Agency this year to plan expansions to the city's community garden and trails, the agency announced last week
Published: 02/07/16
New York moves to stop gay conversion therapy for youths

New York moves to stop gay conversion therapy for youths

New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, joining a number of states that have acted against what's known as gay conversion therapy
Published: 02/07/16
Try Mexican-spiced brownies

Try Mexican-spiced brownies

Mexican hot chocolate is a beloved beverage made from chocolate (no surprise there) combined with cinnamon and another spice or two to bring up the heat. The combination of spicy and chocolate just plain works, and I wanted to see how it would transl...
Published: 02/06/16

Officials: No public health risk after leak at Indian Point

New York's governor says state officials will investigate after radioactive material was detected in the groundwater below a nuclear power plant north of New York City
Published: 02/06/16

Budget bill considered in New Mexico Legislature

New Mexico's Republican-led House of Representatives voted to approve a $6.3 billion budget that increases spending on Medicaid health care, early childhood education and prisons while cutting funding to state colleges and universities
Published: 02/06/16