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    The pot can make the meal

    09/17/2014 12:10 AM EDT
    Picking the perfect pan for cooking may seem simple enough. A frying pan for scrambled eggs and burgers. 
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    HEALTH & SCIENCE
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    NASA Mars rover reaches Mount Sharp

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA's Curiosity rover is about to conduct some serious scientific drilling at Mars. Full Story
    FOOD
    The pot can make the meal

    Picking the perfect pan for cooking may seem simple enough. A frying pan for scrambled eggs and burgers. Full Story
    OUTDOORS
    Ron Kujawski: Early leaf drop due to many factors

    So many tree leaves have been changing color and dropping of lately that one would think Jack Frost has inadvertently flipped his calendar to October. Though Jack has a reputation for being mischievous and a bit careless, he is not at fault. Yet, why all the leaf drop?  Full Story

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    'Rock Angel' author finds inner rockstar for novel

    09/12/2014 09:29 AM EDT

    HANCOCK -- Publishing her debut adult novel was a bit of a Cinderella story for Jeanne Bogino -- library director of the New Lebanon Library by day, writer in her Hancock home by night.  Full Story

    Ron Kujawski: Early leaf drop due to many factors
    09/12/2014 09:32 AM EDT -

    So many tree leaves have been changing color and dropping of lately that one would think Jack Frost has inadvertently flipped his calendar to October. Though Jack has a reputation for being mischievous and a bit careless, he is not at fault. Yet, why all the leaf drop?  Full Story

    Short Answers: Mom puts down middle-aged child
    09/12/2014 09:31 AM EDT - Life is complicated. Short Answers isn't.  Full Story

    Thom Smith: Take a walk in the woods and learn
    09/12/2014 09:23 AM EDT - 'You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters. Full Story

    Mr. Know-It-All: 'Grawlix' replaces obscenity
    09/12/2014 09:30 AM EDT - Q: I have been reading newspaper cartoons since I was a kid. I'm now a senior citizen, and I still turn to the comic strips first. Full Story

    Arrest in robbery of autistic man in Connecticut

    STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 27-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man in a crime that was captured by video cameras. Full Story
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    Miley Cyrus date barely makes court appearance

    DALLAS, Ore. (AP) — A massively famous celebrity meets a young homeless man in Hollywood and introduces him to an audience of millions. Full Story