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  • Why can't we squash pain of mammogram?

    Why can't we squash pain of mammogram?
    I recently underwent — in rapid succession — a root canal and my annual mammogram. The root canal was painless, thanks to my dental surgeon, who asked numerous questions, expressed great concern about my comfort and, on his own initiative,...
  • 10 fast-growing retirement spots

    10 fast-growing retirement spots
    Nationwide, the age-65-and-older population increased by 15 percent between 2000 and 2010, according to a recent Brookings Institution analysis of 2010 Census Bureau data. But many major U.S. cities are aging much faster than that. Some 31 metro areas,...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast August 27, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Aaron Paul was born in Emmett, Idaho, on this date in 1979. This birthday guy has starred as Jesse Pinkman on the acclaimed series "Breaking Bad" since 2008, winning one Emmy and being nominated for another. Paul appeared in a...
  • 2011 vacation dreams and realities: What readers said

    We asked readers where they would go if money and time were no object, and where they were likely to go in 2011. Thailand for dental work, one said. A trip with a friend to France, another said. Here are some of the other responses. Bon voyage! Waking in...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
  • Gasoline prices in western states

    Gasoline prices per gallon in the West* Arizona$3.58 California 3.93 Colorado 3.66 Hawaii 4.04 Idaho 3.71 Montana 3.77 Nevada 3.71 New Mexico 3.61 Oregon 3.84 Texas 3.57 Utah 3.61 Washington 3.88 Wyoming 3.66 *Source: AAA; prices (rounded)...
  • 6 sites to help you find foreclosures

    6 sites to help you find foreclosures
    Bankrate.com recently released a list of the top 10 states for foreclosure based on June numbers. Many on the list aren't a surprise, but a few — such as Idaho — are. Other states on the list were Nevada, Arizona, California, Utah, Michigan,...
  • Vestiges of Las Vegas' glory days

    Vestiges of Las Vegas' glory days
    Like residents in many cities, longtime Las Vegans long for what's long gone — the days when a young Wayne Newton crooned "Danke Schoen" and dealers knew players by their first names. "It was better in the old days when the mob was still here,"...
  • Book review: 'White House Diary' by Jimmy Carter

    Book review: 'White House Diary' by Jimmy Carter
    Presidents Jimmy Carter and Herbert Hoover might be bracketed together for a number of reasons. Both were engineers by training, shared an almost theological faith in the chimera of governmental efficiency, believed effective management grew from close...
  • Reel China: Will it play in Peoria and Shanghai?

    Reel China: Will it play in Peoria and Shanghai?
    Moviegoers in China enthusiastically see American films, yet the reverse is almost never true. But you'd think if there would be someone who might bridge the divide — someone whose personal background, connections and professional expertise could...
  • Quinn stands by opposition to conceal carry in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD --- Gov. Pat Quinn today stood solidly today behind his opposition to allowing concealed weapons in Illinois even though Wisconsin is on the verge of becoming the 49th state with some form of such a law. “We must ensure the safety of...