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MY LIFE - Parents: Beware of mutant head lice

Yikes! Right in time for the start of a new school year it has been announced that head lice have mutated. Bad as they were when we once knew them, they have now morphed into super bugs that have... more

THE RECIPE BOX - Cooking for a crowd? Make this Layered Cornbread Salad

LINCOLN - You'd think I know how to prepare for a new recipe but this past week I made every possible mistake beginning with the first reading of the list of ingredients. The recipe was for Layered... more

FILM UNFILTERED - 'American Ultra' surprisingly fun diversion

**** I'm the first to say there's no fresh ideas in the movie industry. Sequels and rebooting old franchises are the status quo these days. But have you ever wondered what would happen if Cheech and... more

TRADITIONAL PARENTING - Why is 5-year-old unhappy?

A father tells me that he tries to give his son, age 5 and an only child, everything he wants because he wants his son to be happy. But he's not. He's petulant, moody, often sullen, and is having... more