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Updated at 1:55 PM

First there were the Freemasons; now there’s the Orange Sleeve Society. Starbucks unveiled its secret society for big-time devotees of its cult favorite pumpkin spice lattes earlier this month, and Fortune reports that membership includes limited-edition knitted orange drink sleeve to get you into the seasonal spirit.

Updated at 10:20 AM

BOISE, Idaho — A restaurant manager gave an Idaho mother a free meal after two other customers delivered a scathing note to her table, accusing her baby of "ruining" their dinner.

Posted at 10:00 AM

The officers of Lake of the Ozarks Habitat for Humanity and the volunteer staff at the ReStore express their appreciation to Chris Reth for 10 years of service to the organization as a board member and to her coordination of the...

Updated at 8:51 AM

Baby on the way? Congratulations. That gives you about a million things to plan for and dream about. One of the most immediate is preparing a special living space for the impending arrival. While it may be tempting to just redo a spare bedroom in...

Posted Oct 8, 2015 at 1:01 AM

When I was a kid my parents often dragged me and my brother to museums. It wasnít just that they were trying to ram some culture down our throats, they were genuinely inspired by art and wanted to share that passion with their children. Much of...

Posted Oct 8, 2015 at 1:01 AM

A few weeks ago I was chopping carrots for soup while my mind stewed over hurts, over wounds and worries.Slice.I wasnít ready to forgive.Slice.How would this turn out for him two years from now? Twenty years from now?Slice.

Posted Oct 8, 2015 at 1:01 AM

October is Family History Month, and it reminds me of a recent search. Around 1965 was the last time I saw my half-sister Jeannette. I was 10 and she was 18. Now Iím 60, and an obituary is a sad place to end.

Posted Oct 7, 2015 at 8:45 PM

New manager has plans to expand S.T.A.F.F. adoption network into the northeast

Posted Oct 7, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Patients in the fight against cancer want to know they have taken every possible advantage. This includes choosing a cancer center that uses state-of-the art technology and equipment — such as the new linear accelerator found at...

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 3:14 PM

Squash is good for a lot more than decorating — with a little gussying up, it makes a marvelous weeknight meal. To celebrate the season, our friends at 

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 2:31 PM

October is here, and that means it’s finally safe to indulge in all things pumpkin flavored (and scented). But if you want to make sure you’ll be digging into a homemade pumpkin pie come Thanksgiving, experts say you...

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