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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2021 file photo, Ari Thielman, manager at GT Tire & Service Center, holds a catalytic converter from a Ford F-150 that the 155 Colony St. business replaced for a customer in Meriden, Conn.

5 reasons your check engine light just lit up

FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2021 file photo, Ari Thielman, manager at GT Tire & Service Center, holds a catalytic converter from a Ford F-150 that the 155 Colony St. business replaced for a customer in Meriden, Conn.

July 22, 2021, 6:00am Life

Americans are holding onto their vehicles longer than ever, with the average age of a car in 2020 rising to a record 12.1 years, according to data from IHS Markit. But if you own a car for long enough and something goes wrong mechanically, you’re likely to see an amber… Read story

Big Time Rush performs during the group's sold-out show at the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal Studios Hollywood in Universal City, California, on Feb. 18, 2012. (Allen J.

Photo contest focused on Ridgefield refuge accepting entries

July 22, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge is accepting entries for its 2021 photo contest until Sept. 10. Read story

FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo Bette Midler attends Variety's Power of Women: New York in New York. The Kennedy Center Honors is returning in December with a class that includes Motown Records creator Berry Gordy, "Saturday Night Live" mastermind Lorne Michaels and actress-singer Bette Midler. Organizers expect to operate at full capacity, after last year's Honors ceremony was delayed for months and later conducted under intense COVID-19 restrictions.

Bette Midler, Berry Gordy among new Kennedy Center honorees

FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo Bette Midler attends Variety's Power of Women: New York in New York. The Kennedy Center Honors is returning in December with a class that includes Motown Records creator Berry Gordy, "Saturday Night Live" mastermind Lorne Michaels and actress-singer Bette Midler. Organizers expect to operate at full capacity, after last year's Honors ceremony was delayed for months and later conducted under intense COVID-19 restrictions.

July 21, 2021, 9:47am Entertainment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Kennedy Center Honors will return in December with a class that includes Motown Records creator Berry Gordy, “Saturday Night Live” mastermind Lorne Michaels and actress-singer Bette Midler. Organizers expect to operate at full capacity, after last year’s ceremony was delayed for months and later conducted under… Read story

A roseate spoonbill, left, rests on a sandbar in a marshy area of Wilderness Park off Saline-Milan Road in Saline, Mich., on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. The bird typically lives in the Gulf Coast region.

Rare pink water bird lands in Michigan, delighting public

A roseate spoonbill, left, rests on a sandbar in a marshy area of Wilderness Park off Saline-Milan Road in Saline, Mich., on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. The bird typically lives in the Gulf Coast region.

July 21, 2021, 9:01am Nation & World

SALINE, Mich. (AP) — Bird lovers with cameras and binoculars are traveling to a stream in southeastern Michigan to see a rare creature with pink feathers and a long bill. Read story

Silky Omelet Baguette. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch) (Photos by Hillary Levin/St.

Sandwiches a meal you hold in your hand

Silky Omelet Baguette. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch) (Photos by Hillary Levin/St.

July 21, 2021, 6:05am Food

It is a debate that has been passionately argued by culinary philosophers for centuries: Do sandwiches taste better when eaten standing over the kitchen sink, or when they are picked up from a paper plate? Read story

Cocktails from NOLO's Kitchen & Bar. The two in front are the Cucumber Smash and a Raspberry 75. In the back row are, from left, the La Chapa, an orange mocktail, Sangria, Tropical Tequila, the Hearts of Fire and a Pink Lemonade Slushie.

Summer cocktails come alive with herbs, flowers, fruit

Cocktails from NOLO's Kitchen & Bar. The two in front are the Cucumber Smash and a Raspberry 75. In the back row are, from left, the La Chapa, an orange mocktail, Sangria, Tropical Tequila, the Hearts of Fire and a Pink Lemonade Slushie.

July 21, 2021, 6:04am Food

MINNEAPOLIS — Fruit, flowers, herbs — nothing says summer more than the bounty from farmers markets or our own gardens. Those fresh ingredients that fill our baskets are also the best places to start when crafting summer cocktails. Read story

Steak Salad with Walnuts and Goat Cheese.

Thin seared steak makes salad a snap

Steak Salad with Walnuts and Goat Cheese.

July 21, 2021, 6:04am Food

The best beef dishes start with the right technique. For weeknight cooking, that usually means skipping the low and slow roast and sticking with thin cuts that do well with a good, quick sear. Read story

Inviting quiche made in minutes

July 21, 2021, 6:04am Food

You can have this homemade quiche ready in just 25 minutes. It’s a warm, inviting quiche supper, without fussing with pastry dough. The secret to saving time and calories is to use breadcrumbs for the crust instead. You can still slice and serve the quiche with this crust. Read story