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Horoscopes | July 2, 2018

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Be careful what you wish for. Start small and work your way up, and you’ll reach the goals and achievements you desire.

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A brief history of the s’more, America’s favorite campfire snack

This summer, 45 million pounds of marshmallows will be toasted over a fire in America. Many will be used as an ingredient in the quintessential summer snack: the s’more.

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$25,000 fireworks show to highlight July Fourth Extravaganza

There’s a horseshoe tournament and barbecue cook-off, Fourth of July staples in Oklahoma where Woods was raised. Other fun events include a cornhole tournament, Kingman Fire Department tug-of-war, water slides, dunking booths, watermelon-eating contest, games for the children and beer garden for the adults, all for $5 a carload (contest entry fees and water slide wristbands are an additional $5).

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Diet Center’s Nutrition Tip of the Week: Beef or Fruit

Beef has a lot of nutrients to offer. Beef is the number one source of zinc in America. A 3-ounce portion of beef can meet about half or more of most people’s daily zinc needs. Zinc is essential for our immune system, wound healing, and appetite control.

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LeMond, Holocaust survivors ride to celebrate Jewish life

Three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond, two Holocaust survivors and some 200 others took part in a symbolic ride from Auschwitz-Birkenau to a Jewish cultural center in Poland to support the renewal of Jewish life.

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Dear Abby | Love of fast food slows man’s effort to lose weight

My husband has become very overweight, which has caused his sex drive – as well as his health – to suffer. I worry about him constantly, and I miss the intimacy we used to have. He is aware of how I feel and started trying to eat healthier. He also tries to exercise at least a little bit every day.

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Horoscopes | July 1, 2018

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Live, learn and make progress. Don’t limit the possibilities.

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What did the parents of the musk and melon tell them? They cantaloupe

Be wary of eating melon on an empty stomach

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Are we getting too caught up in politics?

We need to know when and where to draw the line

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Bird flu hot spot: Scientists track virus in huge migration

It’s a marvel of ecology as shorebirds migrating from South America to the Arctic time a stop critical to their survival to this mass crab spawning. It’s also one of the world’s hot spots for bird flu – a bonanza for scientists seeking clues about how influenza evolves so they just might better protect people.

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Wave of pro-Trump books coming in summer and fall

“I think you have various books seeking to be the anti-‘Fire and Fury,’” says Eric Nelson, editorial director of Broadside Books, a conservative imprint of HarperCollins Publishers that is releasing Chaffetz’s “The Deep State: How an Army of Bureaucrats Protected Barack Obama and Is Working to Destroy Donald Trump” and Gregg Jarrett’s “The Russia Hoax: The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump.”

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Dear Abby | Freshman’s plans for college include breast enhancement

She’s off to college in a few months, and “in order to ensure she’s attractive to boys,” wants to get a boob job. She works in a clothing store and has saved toward the cost.

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Horoscopes | June 29, 2018

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): What you do for others will be repaid. Taking on a new challenge will get your mind moving toward positive changes that will make life easier.

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What’s leisure and what’s game addiction in the 21st century?

As part of the Games for Change conference, I and others who study psychology, serious games and youth advocacy will be talking about the myths of games, media and technology addiction.

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Dear Abby | Divorced dad vows to boycott any events that include his ex

Dear Abby: My parents went through a bitter divorce five years ago and have had little to no contact since then.

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Horoscopes | June 28, 2018

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t settle for less when you know you can have so much more. Set the parameters to suit your needs, and put your skills to good use.

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Association removes Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name from award

The first award was given to Wilder in 1954. The ALSC says Wilder’s work continues to be published and read but her “legacy is complex” and “not universally embraced.”

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Dear Abby | Wife endures verbal abuse along with loveless marriage

Because you know he’s cheating, hire a private detective for a month and find out who with. Then talk to a lawyer about what your rights are as a wronged wife in New York.

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Horoscopes | June 27, 2018

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Emotions will begin to surface if you feel you haven’t been dealt with fairly. Assess whatever situation you face, and you will find an alternative route to take.

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Kingman Photo | Cleaning Up Nice

Kingman Area Community Clean Up deemed a success

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Why our brains see the world as ‘us’ versus ‘them’

At the most fundamental level of biology, people recognize the innate advantage of defining differences in species.

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Game and Fish Commission decides no change needed for passive trail cameras

It was an issue that pitted sportsmen against sportsmen, and in the end, the commission decided on a 5-0 vote against imposing any restrictions on the use of passive trail cameras in Arizona.

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Dunton Ranch Fort Rock hosted Fishing for Smiles

What a day of fun for children, their parents, grandparents and friends.

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Lowering water levels in Lake Mead change launching options

The dock at South Cove will remain in the same location for now and is in about 50 feet of water, but no one should try and launch a boat off of the ramp at any other location than the designated spot.

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Outdoors Photo | Some Big Fish

Just look at those carp