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HOROSCOPE

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2019 Venus Enters Virgo Did you ever take on love like it was a project or enter into a relationship because you saw potential there for something great? The love sages usually warn against such an approach. “Don’t fall in love with a person’s potential!” they ...

Refrigerator time!

Dear Heloise: What is the STORAGE TIME in a refrigerator for common everyday foods? — Diane M., Madison, N.J. Butter: In the refrigerator, one to two weeks; frozen, nine months. Cheeses: Opened cream cheese, two weeks; cottage cheese, 10 to 30 days; opened Swiss, brick, processed cheese, ...

Husband posts nude photos of wife

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married 30 years. He is my high school sweetheart and my best friend. We enjoy each other, and I thought we had a great relationship. Occasionally, we “spice up” our sex life to keep things interesting. At his request, I have sexted him a few times with ...

Can Viagra save cold fingers of Raynaud’s

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have scleroderma with Raynaud’s phenomenon, and friends and family members have told me that I might get help from Viagra. Frankly, I hadn’t read or heard that from either my rheumatologists or dermatologists. I already tried a short course of nifedipine over a decade ...

Lunar lullaby is a reminder of learning

Dear Annie: Your recent letter from, “Grieving My Childhood,” reminded me of a very old German song, written by a renowned clergyman, that begins with the line, “Der Mond ist aufgegangen.” It later says, roughly translated: “Do you see the moon over there? You can only see half of it, ...

There will be no big infrastructure plan

Democrats running for president are vowing to bring high-speed internet to rural America. President Donald Trump campaigned on the same promise. It was to be part of his big infrastructure plan. But no, there will be no big infrastructure plan. Responding to the Democratic candidates' ...

Dems’ politicizing becoming toxic for Americans

Democrats' misplaced priorities in Washington are literally poisoning American citizens and putting lives at risk. Take Newark, New Jersey. This week, the Garden State's largest city is facing a widespread water emergency, and authorities have warned residents their tap water isn't safe to ...

Trump cancels visit to Denmark because Greenland isn’t for sale

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after he said buying Greenland wasn’t a top priority, President Donald Trump canceled an upcoming trip to Denmark, which owns the mostly frozen island, after its prime minister dismissed the idea. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen had called Trump’s musing ...

Dupree looks to break out

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bud Dupree seemingly has the total package. A chiseled 6-foot-4 and 269-pounds, long and athletic with raw speed and explosiveness rarely amassed for an NFL edge rusher. Dupree’s skillset has tantalized the Pittsburgh Steelers for years, even if his pass-rushing ...

Mayfield’s comments don’t bother Kitchens

BEREA— Maybe it’s good the Browns and Giants won’t play this season. They’re already trash-talking. Comments by brash Cleveland quarterback Baker Mayfield and star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. created a stir at the training camps for both teams Tuesday, adding extra heat to brutally ...

Brown practices with Raiders in certified helmet

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Star receiver Antonio Brown practiced in a certified helmet with the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday, two days after being given an ultimatum by general manager Mike Mayock to be “all in or all out.” “He’s all in, ready to go,” coach Jon Gruden said. “That’s ...

Ready for football

Lisbon seventh-grader Damion Schreffler and the Lisbon marching band are getting ready for the 2019 football season, which opens Aug. 30 when the Blue Devils host Lowellville. (Salem News photo by Ron Firth)

Parental nightmares in public schools

Public schools are reopening for business across America, meaning it’s time to get back to reading, writing, arithmetic ... and revolution. As usual in matters such as these, California is leading the way. On the first day of classes at Denair Middle School near Modesto, science teacher ...

Warning signs for the Republicans

President Donald Trump has backed off tariffs on toys made in China. His commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, said the administration did not want to hurt Christmas. This is an admission against interest that the trade war with China is hurting the American people. Last week, the yield curve ...

HOROSCOPE

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2019 Your Cosmic Schedule According to the affecting luminaries, telling yourself what to do will go much better in the morning or, more precisely, three hours after you wake up, so long as you’re waking up before noon. That’s the prime time. Maximize it by telling ...

Will computer pick you?

Dear Readers: In order to streamline the process of sorting through potentially HUNDREDS OF RESUMES for one job posting, companies can use artificial intelligence to pull out the best resumes. How can you be sure the computer picks yours? Here are some hints: * Use succinct, straightforward ...

Wife edged out of man’s affection

DEAR ABBY: My husband, “Doug,” and I have had a long and happy marriage. We’ve raised two children, both of whom are doing well in life. I have much to be thankful for, but I keep having to remind myself of that because I’m having trouble adjusting to my changing relationship with my ...

Keep cuff at heart for accurate BP reading

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have always read that when you are having your blood pressure taken, your arm should be elevated above your heart. When mine is taken this way, it is normal, around 120/70. When I go to the doctor, my blood pressure is taken with my arm hanging at my side. I often get a much ...

1,200 miles of miscommunication

Dear Annie: We have a son and daughter-in-law who live in Wisconsin, while we live more than 1,200 miles away in Florida. In early May, our son asked us if we could come up to Wisconsin in August to care for his girls (our grandkids) while he and our daughter-in-law spent a weekend in New York ...

NATION/WORLD

With Eyes on election, White House insists economy is strong WASHINGTON (AP) — The “fundamentals” of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted on Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President ...