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Indiana man dies while hiking in Grand Canyon

Indiana man dies while hiking in Grand Canyon

The death marks the 24th fatality at the park this year. 

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Man dies while hiking in White Tank Mountain park

Man dies while hiking in White Tank Mountain park

Authorities say that a 57-year-old man died Sunday morning while hiking in the White Tank Mountain Regional Park.

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Beauty awaits the adventurous at Escalante

Beauty awaits the adventurous at Escalante

What you won't find at Escalante: well-marked trails, paved roads or crowds.

September 20, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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A treadmill desk left me cold

When I saw a used treadmill desk for sale, cheap, I grabbed it.

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Compost Happens: tips for making it happen right

Compost Happens: tips for making it happen right

As the bumper sticker on my truck reads, "Compost Happens."

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Compost Happens: tips for making it happen right

Compost Happens: tips for making it happen right

This undated photo shows sprinkling soybean meal on the hay within this compost pile is one way to add nitrogen for quicker composting, in New Paltz, New York. (AP Photo/Lee Reich)

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Publishers Weekly Best-Sellers

Publishers Weekly Best-Sellers

HARDCOVER

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Grandma Never Knit Like This

Grandma Never Knit Like This

NEW YORK — Forget the studies purporting to show that knitting can ease the somatic nervous system, reduce blood pressure, relax muscles and improve brain power while staving off dementia and reducing stress. Never mind the homely communitarianism of the all-male knitting circles that have p…

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Crafts: a fresh take on pinatas

Crafts: a fresh take on pinatas

As summer eases into the school year — and into a new season of birthdays, class parties and holiday gatherings — now's a good time to make a few eye-catching pinatas.

September 10, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Crafts: a fresh take on pinatas

Crafts: a fresh take on pinatas

This photo provided by CONFETTISYSTEM shows a diamond limon pinata. There's a hinged door for you to add additional treats/favors. Modern pinatas can be sleek and geometrical for grown-up gatherings, adding pizazz to holidays. (AP Photo/CONFETTISYSTEM)

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Crafts: a fresh take on pinatas

Crafts: a fresh take on pinatas

This photo provided by CONFETTISYSTEM shows pinatas. CONFETTISYSTEM transforms simple materials such as tissue paper, cardboard, and silk into interactive objects that are filled with handcut confetti. There's a hinged door for you to add additional treats/favors to a pinata too. (AP Photo/C…

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Crafts: a fresh take on pinatas

Crafts: a fresh take on pinatas

This photo provided by CONFETTISYSTEM shows quartz cantaloupe pinata. CONFETTISYSTEM transforms simple materials such as tissue paper, cardboard, and silk into interactive objects that are filled with handcut confetti. Modern pinatas can be sleek and geometrical for grown-up gatherings, addi…

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for March 21

Dear Carolyn:

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Dear Abby for Dec. 21

Dear Abby for Dec. 21

DEAR ABBY: My younger sister, “Lainie,” is 14. She has had a smartphone for about a year. While I don’t belong to any social-media sites, Lainie is a social-media junkie. She never goes anywhere without her phone. Sometimes she’ll have her phone in one hand and her tablet in the other, takin…

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Dear Abby for Dec. 9

DEAR ABBY: I was laid off from work, but my husband, “Keith,” works full time in a factory. We live with his parents. By the time Keith gets home from work and gets cleaned up, it’s time to eat dinner. Immediately afterward, we always follow the same routine: We go in our bedroom and he goes…

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Dear Abby for Dec. 6

Dear Abby for Dec. 6

DEAR ABBY: My parents and sister live three hours away, so my family stays with me when they come to town. Over the last few years, I noticed things began to disappear from my home. They are usually small and portable — earrings, in particular.

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