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THE RECIPE BOX - Local couple bringing a bit of European flair to Smithfield

SMITHFIELD – Growing up in the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa, Natacha Legein saw things that still are scary to think about. There were civil wars and sometimes bodies in the street, she... more

FILM UNFILTERED - Don’t waste your time on ‘Fist Fight’

One star If there’s one thing that truly gets under my skin, it is Hollywood’s fascination or insistence at continually remaking old films. I am a firm believer that many films should be left alone... more

TRADITIONAL PARENTING - Adopted son wants to live with birth mother

Q: Our 14-year-old son, who was adopted by open adoption, now wants to go live with his birth mother. She was completely out of the picture until a couple of years ago when she suddenly showed up,... more