Dave Ramsey: Starting over after divorce
“Dave Says" is a weekly column featuring financial advice from nationally syndicated radio host Dave Ramsey. His column is filled with timely, relevant questions and answers taken from actual letters and calls on Ramsey's radio program, “The Dave Ramsey Show.”
Lori Brothers: Change your definition of a salad
Lately, I have been changing my perception of salad, what it “can be” versus what a salad “should be.” At first you may judge that I am thinking too deeply about something as simple as a salad.
Mitchel Olszak: Terrorists strive to create fear
The finish line of a road race serves as the division between one world and another. Ahead of the finish line, there is structure and discipline, with attention paid to the runners as they cross over. Spectators are kept back, mainly to avoid interfering with the participants — and perhaps to keep them from being trampled.
Culinary Conversation: Trendy shirataki noodles with napa cabbage
Since tofu shirataki noodles hit grocery shelves just a few years ago, they’ve moved out of the Asian groceries and health-food stores and into mainstream markets.
Kali Davies-Anderson: You get the remote? OK, the toilet paper is mine
Marriage is all about give and take, right? About finding that balance between what you really WANT to do and what you know you SHOULD do.
Mitchel Olszak: North Korea tests the limits of international diplomacy
If you ever wanted a crash course in the complexities of foreign policy, North Korea provides a great example. Here is a small nation that gets far more than its share of attention. It does so by issuing declarations that are — by any reasonable measure — insane.
John K. Manna: Western Pennsylvania’s population drop persists
Lawrence County is losing people, but it’s not alone. The counties surrounding Lawrence, with the exception of Butler County, also have been experiencing population declines.
Mitchel Olszak: Kelly, allies battle arms treaty
Supporters of the right to bear arms have a champion in Congressman Mike Kelly. The federal lawmaker, whose district includes most of Lawrence County, has been making waves with his criticism of the Obama administration and its support for the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty.
John K. Manna: Why should local elections be based on party status?
If you want to win a seat on New Castle City Council, don’t run as a Republican. Nothing is impossible, but over the last 40 plus years, only a handful of Republicans have been elected to council. It’s not because Republican candidates have been of lesser quality than their Democratic counterparts.
Culinary Conversation: This week, we’re rolling in dough
I sense a trend going on this week. Sometimes a theme just seems to fall naturally into place — such as seasonal recipes. Then there are times when I discover something that sounds so good that I keep looking for variations.
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