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Win History: From 1972: The local Soap Box derby attracted 2,000 spectators | Sweetened

From Post-Star 1972 – 50 Years Ago: Christopher Thorne spent about 430 hours assembling, decorating and engineering his first gravity-powered race car at the local All-American Soap Box Derby. On race day, July 4, the diligence paid off as the 12-year-old Queensbury teenager advanced through qualifying to defeat Jeffrey Croeser in the semi-finals, Mark Scott …

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7XMOM: Tops the Paternity Misery Index | lifestyles

Susan Elsie My son Michael and his family came to visit last Saturday. We swam and then drove to Western Sizzlin (again) to relive his childhood memories. He and his wife, 7-year-old McCoy, 2-year-old Mary Mabel, and 2-month-old Miller have a tendency to invasive stomach issues. My son-in-law, Evelyn, exhausted and worried about taking three …

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Today in Johnson City History: July 3 | living

July 3, 1890: The Comet offered a variety of household hints and tips at the time. “Never go to bed with cold or wet feet.” “Salted fish is quickly refreshed by soaking it in curd.” “Don’t lean back on anything cold.” “Do not start a journey until after breakfast.” “Wash all the marble daily with …

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Maybe next time we pay a visit from Keri and Ken, we’ll have a “toast” | family

My mother and I had a short but wonderful encounter this week with Ken and Keri LaPierre. The couple visited Mom last Tuesday and again on Wednesday — which marks the fourth anniversary of their move to Georgia. I was only able to see them for a few minutes on that second visit. I knew …

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Maybe next time we have a visit from Keri and Ken we’ll have a “toast”. | Appalachian Heights

My mother and I had a short but wonderful encounter this week with Ken and Keri LaPierre. The couple visited Mom last Tuesday, and again on Wednesday—the fourth anniversary of their move to Georgia. I was only able to see them for a few minutes on that second visit. I knew they had brought my …

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Mike Copeland: Carme Shrine Hotel Permit; Dave’s Spicy Chicken North-bound news restaurant | local business news

The conversion of a former Grand Karme shrine downtown in the city center into a boutique hotel reached another milestone recently, as the City of Waco issued a $25 million building permit to move along the nearly $43 million project. Chip and Joanna Gaines purchased the massive structure in 2019, confirming plans to transform the …

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Versatile kitchen tool | Valley of Life

Dear Helwas: I read your column daily in the Houston Chronicle. A woman wrote about all the uses of a potato masher. I do similar things using a wired U-shaped pastry mixer, which I inherited from my parents. It’s a wall hanging decoration in my kitchen, with its Bakelite handle. But I remove it and …

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