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Horoscopes by Holiday for July 12

Taurus is the sign associated with appetite. At its core, our hunger is a connection to primal instinct and desire. It encompasses not only our physical need for food but also our yearning for various experiences, relationships and achievements. Under this moon, let appetite be your navigation ...

Honking neighbor disturbs the peace

Dear Annie: My neighbor has started to honk her horn upon leaving for work each morning (prior to 7:30), and her husband and her children leave 10 to 20 minutes later. When I worked, we hugged our children and maybe waved to them. When she honks, she does not take into consideration that the ...

Treatment for osteoarthritis includes exercise, not PRP therapy

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have reached the beginning of osteoarthritis after a meniscus trim from years ago. Can platement-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, or anything else, regenerate cartilage? -- E.C. ANSWER: Loss of cartilage is an important part of the complex condition called osteoarthritis, along ...

Properly disposing of grease

Dear Readers: Lately, I've been asked if pouring grease down the sink with hot running water is OK. The answer is "no," unless you like paying a plumber to come and unclog your sink. Pour the grease in an empty can or jar and let it solidify; then dispose of the grease in the garbage or a ...

Today in History: Alexander Hamilton’s fatal duel with Aaron Burr

Today is Tuesday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2023. There are 173 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 11, 1804, Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounded former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton during a pistol duel in Weehawken, New Jersey. (Hamilton died the ...

Horoscopes by Holiday for July 11

Mercury pops into Leo like the Cat in the Hat, intent on banishing the doldrums and making wishes come true in some carefree, if haphazard, way. Luckily, he also reduces the tendency to worry and fuss about the messes of life, which usually get cleaned up in the end anyway. If not, these can ...