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Tennessee restaurant gives discounts to government employees during shutdown

A restaurant in Knoxville is offering both state and federal government employees discounts to help those who may have been furloughed during the shutdown.  (iStock/Reuters) A restaurant in Knoxville, TN, was offering discounts to government employees during the government shutdown on Saturday. Holly’s Gourmets Market and Cafe made the decision to offer the 10 percent meal discount as a way ...

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Paul Bocuse, globe-trotting master of French cuisine, dies

FILE – In this March 24, 2011 file French Chef Paul Bocuse poses outside his famed Michelin three-star restaurant L’Auberge du Pont de Collonges in Collonges-au-Mont-d’or, central France. French interior minister announces Saturday Jan.20, 2018 that Paul Bocuse, a master of French cuisine, has died at 91. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)  (Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)  Paul ...

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Couple sues wedding program printer for homophobic pamphlets

“Once we saw the images and actually read a bit of the pamphlet, we quickly realized this wasn’t a simple or innocent error,” they said.  (Courtesy of Wigdor LLP) On the eve of their September 2017 nuptials, Stephen Heasley and Andrew Borg were appalled at what they found inside their box of wedding programs. Instead of the cream, floral edged ...

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How to spot a mice problem before you move in

Before renting or buying a place, be mindful of these four tips for learning about any furry, unwanted roommates.  (iStock) My dream apartment in Baltimore had the French doors, crown molding, hardwood floors and nearly floor-to-ceiling windows of a good prewar building. But that meant it also had the drawbacks of a prewar building: bad plumbing, an elevator with a rattling chain, and critters ...

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Detroit Auto Show: 2019 Jeep Cherokee shows its new face

Jeep’s midsize soldier is getting in line. The redesigned Jeep Cherokee debuting at the Detroit Auto Show trades its unconventional split headlight design for one that makes it look more like the rest of the company’s crossover SUVs. It’s also been on major a diet, dropping 200 pounds to improve performance and efficiency. The interior is largely unchanged.  (Jeep) The ...

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Detroit Auto Show: The 2019 Ford Ranger is a high tech little truck

The Ranger has returned. After putting its F-Series Jr. on hiatus amid slowing sales in 2011, Ford is reentering the revived small pickup segment with a new truck based on one it’s been offering overseas in the years since. The 2019 Ranger remains a traditional body-on-frame pickup design.  (Ford) Fully reengineered for the United States, Ranger will be built in ...

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