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Cooking with kids: Kitchen great bonding spot to teach children about nutrition
December 8, 2008
When Audrey Nguyen wanted to celebrate her birthday at school earlier this year, she didn’t make her mom bake cupcakes. The 6-year-old baked a cake herself, with chocolate chips and raisins.
A Christmas wish: More donors to adopt families
December 8, 2008
Single parent Ronda Wisdom and her two sons are looking forward to Christmas. She’s hoping the boys will have gifts to open that morning, but knows that there is a possibility that there won’t be any under the Christmas tree.
Horse parade clip-clops into town
December 5, 2008
Kay Wolfe and her 12-year-old horse Mary Rose are seasoned veterans when it comes to the Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade. “We’ve been doing it for eight years,” the Kanwaka resident said. “When she first learned to drive, I went and bought my first horse cart, and my son and daughter-in-law immediately said, ‘Now we can be in the Christmas parade.’ ”
Shoppers hit Lawrence stores early for Black Friday deals
Lawrence stores fill up with holiday bargain hunters
11:44 a.m., November 28, 2008 Updated 05:07 p.m.
An early-morning drizzle and gloomy economy couldn’t keep bargain hunters out of Lawrence stores on Black Friday.
A little moderation goes a long way during holiday
November 27, 2008
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday famous for combining family, football — and calories. Dietitians recommend a daily calorie intake of about 2,000 calories, but on one Thursday in late November, many Americans disregard that rule.
Students get Thanksgiving cooking lesson
November 26, 2008
Students at Raintree Montessori School have a heaping helping of holiday cheer.
A little moderation goes a long way during holiday
November 26, 2008
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday famous for combining family, football — and calories. Dietitians recommend a daily calorie intake of about 2,000 calories, but on one Thursday in late November, many Americans disregard that rule.
Tweak your Thanksgiving
12:00 a.m., November 26, 2008 Updated 12:59 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday famous for combining family, football — and calories. Dietitians recommend a daily calorie intake of about 2,000 calories but on one Thursday in late November, many Americans disregard that rule.
Social services brace for ‘new faces’
More clients appeal to agencies this year
November 22, 2008
Linda Lassen’s involvement with Penn House began shortly after the social service agency opened in 1969. She started as a volunteer and today serves as program director. So she’s seen lots of ups and down in the economy — and in her clients’ lives.
Holiday travelers thankful for lower gas prices
November 21, 2008
Gasoline prices are dropping nationwide, making travel by car a more attractive option during the Thanksgiving holiday.

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