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Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Paula Hilton on the Changing Ways We Show Our Affection

Yes, he was kind of a womanizer, and yes, he saw himself as some kind of Romeo himself, but when he approached me to co-author (code for write the book from his notes) I didn’t take it on because of his personality or appeal. I took it on because it seemed like a real challenge...
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Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Presenting Best New Artist at the Ninth Ever Beachcomber Music Awards

Like many entertainers, her first exposure to performing came through church. “I was five years old, and I still remember the moment,” says Steffens. “They thought it would be cute if I got up, and they handed me the mic and I literally never put it down from that point..."
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Monday, February 13th, 2017

Three Local Couples Share the Secrets of Enduring Love

They were reunited at Kent State University when Dick ran into Janey’s mother at freshman orientation. He and Janey began dating again and...
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Friday, February 10th, 2017

By Bruce Collier

Whether you spend February 14 dining at a restaurant or enjoying a romantic home-cooked dinner, wine offers a perfect ending, even if it played no part at all up to that point. Here are four examples of what are called “dessert” wines, sweet as love but less intoxicating...
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Friday, February 10th, 2017

Bowling - and Drinking - in Fort Walton Beach

It’s obvious more than a few people had no problem pinning down its location the night we were there, as the parking lot was literally filled to capacity. Once inside, we could see against the backdrop of a cheerful, flying pin mural, plenty of open lanes and stacks of brightly colored balls ready to roll...
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Friday, February 10th, 2017

Review by Zandra Wolfgram

From the opening scene of this sassy, sumptuous film in which a white police officer pulls his cruiser over to question three African-American ladies as they tinker with their stalled Chevy Impala, we get our first clue that these three musketeers are quite capable of fixing broken starters…and breaking social barriers...