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Hydrangeas and rhododendrons were it hard by the recent hot weather.

Gardening with Allen: Cut back heat-damaged plants

Hydrangeas and rhododendrons were it hard by the recent hot weather.

July 17, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

The recent intense heat wave has left some of my flowers and shrubs with burned leaves and blooms. Should I cut them back or just remove the brown leaves and blooms? Is there some way to prevent damage if we have another heat wave? Read story

In this Wednesday, June 30, 2021, photo taken from video, Jason Hoelzel, religious literacy and media specialist of the DeeperDive Institute, top left, moderates a panel on youth advocacy and ministry, hosted by GLAAD and Beloved Arise, a Christian nonprofit dedicated to celebrating and empowering LGBTQ youth of faith, during the second annual virtual Queer Youth of Faith Day. The daylong online event included panels of LGBTQ teens across religious backgrounds, seminars on queer history and churches, podcasts and concerts.

Faith unites LGBTQ youth

In this Wednesday, June 30, 2021, photo taken from video, Jason Hoelzel, religious literacy and media specialist of the DeeperDive Institute, top left, moderates a panel on youth advocacy and ministry, hosted by GLAAD and Beloved Arise, a Christian nonprofit dedicated to celebrating and empowering LGBTQ youth of faith, during the second annual virtual Queer Youth of Faith Day. The daylong online event included panels of LGBTQ teens across religious backgrounds, seminars on queer history and churches, podcasts and concerts.

July 17, 2021, 6:00am Churches & Religion

Jessika Sessoms grew up in a conservative Black evangelical family, attended Christian schools and often heard that being gay was an abomination, until she understood that she was queer while studying to become a missionary. Read story

Energy Adviser: Improve lighting for security and safety

July 17, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

It’s the season for summer vacations and weekend getaways. But before you head out for a trip, consider strategically illuminating your property to ward off anyone with ill intent. Read story

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 1961 file photo, then Marine Lt. Col. John Glenn reaches for controls inside a Mercury capsule procedures trainer as he shows how the first U.S. astronaut will ride through space during a demonstration at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Research Center in Langley Field, Va. Glenn's birthplace and childhood hometown in Ohio are celebrating what would have been the history-making astronaut and U.S. senator's 100th birthday with a three-day festival from July 16 through July 18, 2021.

Events expanding to mark 100 years since John Glenn’s birth

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 1961 file photo, then Marine Lt. Col. John Glenn reaches for controls inside a Mercury capsule procedures trainer as he shows how the first U.S. astronaut will ride through space during a demonstration at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Research Center in Langley Field, Va. Glenn's birthplace and childhood hometown in Ohio are celebrating what would have been the history-making astronaut and U.S. senator's 100th birthday with a three-day festival from July 16 through July 18, 2021.

July 16, 2021, 12:51pm Life

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A three-day celebration of what would have been history-making astronaut John Glenn’s 100th birthday began Friday in his birthplace and childhood hometown in Ohio, even as additional events were announced to mark the occasion. Read story

FILE - In this April 25, 1990 photograph provided by NASA, most of the giant Hubble Space Telescope can be seen as it is suspended in space by Discovery's Remote Manipulator System (RMS) following the deployment of part of its solar panels and antennae.   The Hubble Space Telescope should be back in action soon, Friday, July 16, 2021, following a tricky, remote repair job by NASA. The orbiting observatory went dark in mid-June, with all astronomical viewing halted.

Hubble Space Telescope fixed after month of no science

FILE - In this April 25, 1990 photograph provided by NASA, most of the giant Hubble Space Telescope can be seen as it is suspended in space by Discovery's Remote Manipulator System (RMS) following the deployment of part of its solar panels and antennae.   The Hubble Space Telescope should be back in action soon, Friday, July 16, 2021, following a tricky, remote repair job by NASA. The orbiting observatory went dark in mid-June, with all astronomical viewing halted.

July 16, 2021, 8:37am Nation & World

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The Hubble Space Telescope should be back in action soon, following a tricky, remote repair job by NASA. Read story

Cornhole is great way to keep a crowd of all ages entertained.

Handy guide to summer lawn games

Cornhole is great way to keep a crowd of all ages entertained.

July 16, 2021, 6:12am Life

MINNEAPOLIS — We have a precious few months of backyard barbecues to look forward to. If you’re the competitive type, you probably want to challenge friends and family to that particular pleasure of the lemonade season: the lawn game. Read story

Key art from the motion picture, 'Spiral,' starring Chris Rock.

New on DVD: Rock revs up ‘Saw’ franchise in ‘Spiral’

Key art from the motion picture, 'Spiral,' starring Chris Rock.

July 16, 2021, 6:11am Entertainment

The reboot of an aughts horror series known for going heavy on gore tops the DVD releases for the week of July 20. Read story

If you got a pet in pandemic, remember: They cost a lot

July 16, 2021, 6:06am Life

Last summer, like millions of Americans, I brought home a 7-pound ball of fluff. Over the past year, my mini-goldendoodle has turned into 23 pounds of pure joy. Read story

Amritha Mallikarjun trains with Lucy, a cancer-detecting dog, at the Penn Vet Working Dog Center in Philadelphia.

Can dogs teach us about human language?

Amritha Mallikarjun trains with Lucy, a cancer-detecting dog, at the Penn Vet Working Dog Center in Philadelphia.

July 16, 2021, 6:05am Pets & Wildlife

PHILADELPHIA — When she began pursuing her Ph.D in cognitive science and neuroscience at the University of Maryland in 2014, Amritha Mallikarjun planned to study bilingualism in babies, inspired, in part, by her own childhood in Exton, Chester County, Pa. Read story

Anthony Bourdain -- the late chef, author, TV host and traveler -- appears on stage May 18, 2016, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Bourdain’s wide legacy lives on in ‘Roadrunner’

Anthony Bourdain -- the late chef, author, TV host and traveler -- appears on stage May 18, 2016, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

July 16, 2021, 6:04am Entertainment

In theaters this Friday, “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain,” the latest documentary by Oscar-winning director Morgan Neville (“20 Feet From Stardom”), chronicles the life and death of the beloved chef, author, TV host, raconteur and traveler. Using interviews with Bourdain’s family, friends, collaborators and the longtime crew on his… Read story