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Food for Thought: Is it really possible for kids to like whole grains? - OakRidger
Whole grains are good for us, offering fiber, vitamins and other nutrients. But can they really be tasty enough for our kids to enjoy? And how do we add them to more of our meals? Consider whole grains your blank canvas, says Susan Moores, a ...
Dr. Elaine Heffner: Accept children for who they are - OakRidger
While I watched a group of 2-year-olds in an art class, it was striking to see how engrossed they were in their work. The teacher squeezed globs of different color paints on the children’s papers and asked each child where he or she wanted the ...
Morning Minutes, March 11 - OakRidger
1993: Janet Reno is confirmed by the United States Senate and sworn in the next day, becoming the first female attorney general of the United States. Today’s Featured Birthday Johnny Knoxville, American actor and producer, 43.
Family Time: 5 steps for planning a great vacation - OakRidger
If you want to take an unforgettable family vacation this year, the idea of planning might seem overwhelming. But travel experts agree that planning ahead and researching your options are important steps to ensure your trip is stress-free and ...
Dr. Jeff Hersh: Precautionary advice for travelers - OakRidger
A: Many things can be done to help ensure a traveler’s health and safety. See your healthcare provider (HCP) well before your planned departure date. • Get evaluated to be sure you ... disease (actually transmitted by the feces of “kissing ...
Jim Hillibish: Lent: Why your church smells like a deep fryer - OakRidger
You can tell it’s Lent without going to church: • Groceries are packed with seafood and coupon deals. • Fast-food joints are rolling out sandies with names such as Reel Big Fillet (Arby’s) and the Premium Alaskan (BK), which replaced the ...
Wildcat Bus to Murfreesboro - OakRidger
The Oak Ridge High School Wildcats, currently 30-7 (15-1), will play in the first round of the Division I Class AAA State Tournament at Murphy Center in Murfreesboro against Jefferson County 30-7 (14-0) at 2:45 p.m. Central Time or 3:45 p.m ...
Council gives OK to $1.7M transfer for OR schools technology upgrade - OakRidger
City Manager Mark Watson, at the Council’s meeting on Monday night, said $1 million will be spent on improving the technology infrastructure while the remainder of the funds will go towards a Discovery Education curriculum and professional ...
Debt pact for Oak Ridge High approved - OakRidger
The Oak Ridge City Council approved a joint resolution this week with the Oak Ridge Board of Education to settle the high school debt issue. The resolution was approved at this week’s City Council meeting by a 5-2 vote with Council members ...
Jim Hillibish: Hot pepper sauces are ‘da’ bomb’ - OakRidger
So much for “Rat Sex Date.” All of that is moot because it’s not flavor ... My bottle of “Kick Yo’ Ass Hot” requires four of its five ounces for an “Ass Kickin’ cheese log. Serve with more sauce on top for an Ass Kickin ...