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Bits 'n' Pieces: Camas teen, dog get a taste of Westminster

In the world of dog shows, Westminster Kennel Club's 139th Annual Dog Show is the Academy Awards and the Super Bowl, held on a green carpet in New York City's Madison Square Garden. For Camas High School student Lauren Weber, standing on that carpet was a dream realized.

Harry Connick Jr. likes action in judging 'Idol'

PASADENA, Calif. — All of the auditions have been completed for FOX's 14th edition of "American Idol." Now, the singers must impress this year's panel of judges — Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban — to stay in the running for the crown.

Catch the catfish at Southern-inspired Mama's Kitchen

For the past year and a half, Joseph Richburg, who moved to Washington from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, has been the owner of Mama's Kitchen. He has crafted a menu that offers Southern comfort food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, seven days a week, as well as a Cajun Day on the first and third Sunday of each month.

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Beer goes flat as hard liquor gains

America's young adults aren't that into beer anymore.

Murphy looks to get groove back

LONDON — Eddie Murphy's biggest success in music came on his first try, with the 1985 smash "Party All the Time." After that, not much was heard from the entertainer on the musical front — but he kept on plugging away at it out of the spotlight.

Bits 'n' Pieces: Camas teen, dog get a taste of Westminster

In the world of dog shows, Westminster Kennel Club's 139th Annual Dog Show is the Academy Awards and the Super Bowl, held on a green carpet in New York City's Madison Square Garden. For Camas High School student Lauren Weber, standing on that carpet was a dream realized.

Tyrell connects with past

'That Lovin' Feeling" takes vocalist Steve Tyrell full circle to where he began his professional musical career as a producer-promoter for Scepter Records. The label had offices in Broadway's iconic Brill Building packed with the songwriting teams who created an enduring soundtrack for Baby Boomers.

Lent is not just about chocolate

Sometimes Lent sounds like a diet: Friends and co-workers talk about giving up sweets, salt and soda. In the 120,000 or so tweets about Lent so far, everyone seems to be giving up chocolate and social media.

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