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Over the last 40 plus years, fat became, and has remained a controversial food. Back in the 1980s we were told by the government that saturated fat caused heart disease and to avoid it at all costs.

THE VILLAGES, Fla. - There has always been a low-boil tension in The Villages retirement community between the Republican majority and the much smaller cohort of Democrats, but a veneer of good manners in “Florida's Friendliest Hometown" mostly prevailed on golf courses and at bridge tables.

NASHVILLE - When country singer Rissi Palmer was working on her debut album, she wanted a song like Gretchen Wilson’s “Redneck Woman,” a song that would introduce her and tell her story to fans.

New York, Connecticut and New Jersey asked Wednesday for travellers from states with high coronavirus infection rates to go into quarantine for 14 days in a bid to preserve hard-fought gains as caseloads rise elsewhere in the country.

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Nourishing provisions have always been at the heart of Joy Road Catering. The long-time Penticton-based business drove home the concept of local, regional and sustainable food more than 14 years ago, and remains a stalwart supporter of our area farmers and makers.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The World Video Game Hall of Fame inducted Bejeweled, Centipede, King’s Quest and Minecraft in a virtual ceremony Thursday that recognized their influence on the industry and the gamers who have spent tens of billions of hours playing them.

Frank Oscar McDonald was a youth member of the Penticton Corps of Baden-Powell’s Boy Scouts, one of the earliest Scout troops in the province, when it started in 1910.

What is a friend? We seem to analyze the hell out of that word when dealing with our own lives, but throw out everything we have learned and generalize what the word means when dealing with dogs.

B.C.’s health minister says the province is working to set up a lab in Vancouver to determine if respirators and other equipment meet safety standards.

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Editor’s note: This is the third in a six-part series introducing the pieces in the Penticton public sculpture program for 2020-21. Articles are being supplied by Robin Robertson, who helps run the program under contract to the City of Penticton.

NEW YORK - Stressed out while working at a bank in New Zealand, Junelle Kunin began searching for music paired with teachings from the Dalai Lama to calm herself down and allow herself to focus.