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July 12, 2020

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New gear ready to get fired up for barbecue season

July 4, 2020, 6:01am Life

Grilling is a way to change things up and expand the menu and the view for those stuck at home because of the coronavirus. “Eating out’’ means the patio, yard or balcony, if you have one. Read story

Searching for Robert Hemings; little known about slave, in-law of Thomas Jefferson

July 3, 2020, 6:03am Life

NEW YORK — In the early summer of 1776, Thomas Jefferson worked away in the second floor parlor of a boardinghouse in downtown Philadelphia. Wielding language he would call “plain and firm,” he set down the words that still inspire those seeking justice and liberation, “All men are created equal.” Read story

American Kennel Club adds Belgian breed to pack

July 3, 2020, 6:03am Life

NEW YORK — A vigorous Belgian livestock-guarding breed is gaining entree to the American Kennel Club. But Americans eager to see a Belgian Laekenois in person may have to be patient, since the coronavirus pandemic has taken a bite out of dog shows. Read story

Quick tips to help dogs cope with loud fireworks

July 3, 2020, 6:02am Life

The Fourth of July holiday is not all about hot dogs, apple pie and family barbecues. Dogs (the creature kind) and fireworks can make for a combustible mix. Read story

Tips for safe travel amid virus

July 3, 2020, 6:02am Life

If you plan to hit the road for the Fourth of July, there are some factors you may want to consider for traveling in the age of COVID-19. Read story

Streaming picks for the holiday

July 3, 2020, 6:02am Entertainment

Independence Day weekend is going to be pretty different this year (“unprecedented,” as they say). Although there will no doubt be plenty of amateur fireworks shows, large gatherings of people are a very bad idea, what with the spikes in COVID-19 around the country. Stay home and avoid the plague, and the sunburn, by firing up a July 4 movie marathon. Read story

Market Fresh Finds: Microgreens deliver outsized flavor

July 3, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Microgreens, as the name may suggest, are delicate miniature versions of our favorite vegetables and herbs like arugula, lettuce, cilantro, radish, celery and beets. They are small tender edible greens that provide intense flavors, bright colors and a crisp texture. Read story

‘Hamilton’ the movie hits Disney+

July 3, 2020, 6:02am Entertainment

When the “Hamilton” movie hits Disney+ on Friday, it will be more than just one more streaming service premiere. For many of the blockbuster stage show’s devoted fans — whether they’ve already seen a live performance or they’ve simply indulged in endless repeat listens of the bestselling cast album of all time — it’s a moment they’ve been anticipating for years. Read story

Tips for getting hired from home

July 3, 2020, 6:02am Life

Job hunting has always been a little stressful. OK, a lot stressful. A global pandemic certainly hasn’t remedied that. Read story

New head baker of Vancouver’s Rosycakes brings bit of Vegas to creations

July 3, 2020, 6:01am Business

Brittnee Klinger, the new head baker and manager of Rosycakes, brings a bit of the sparkle, glam and decadence of her hometown of Las Vegas to Vancouver. Read story