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I can still remember having all four of my wisdom teeth pulled when I was 18 years old. The pain, the puffy cheeks and the inability to eat anything that wasn't a pureed texture. But the upside was that I consumed enough ice cream milkshakes to last a life time.

By Pamela Liuzzo, DTR, SNS July 14, 2014
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The July 4 weekend has just wrapped up. And while most of the festivities are intended to foster pride in simply being American, I noticed that the citizen pride I was experiencing, wasn't so much about this year's fireworks and parade, as it was about the events of the week before - June 30 to be exact.

By Matthew B Ackerman LEED-AP AIA July 7, 2014
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It's the donations and lawsuits related to the Yarnell Hill fire of June 30, 2013. One such lawsuit, on behalf of 160 plaintiffs, is seeking a jury trial ...

By By Tim Wiederaenders June 30, 2014
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I'm fairly conscious of giving my daughter, nearly 3, some space to screw up, learn how to do things, and to not worry about me watching her every move. Even when she has buddies over to play, I keep an ear out, but I don't get in their way. I joke that I get up only for blood. It's really not that far from the truth.

By By Kat Gautreaux June 29, 2014
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According to a new Gallup poll, just 7 percent of Americans have faith in how Congress is doing.

June 25, 2014
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Lately, a lot of people have been making comments to me about how relieved I must be to not be pregnant anymore. My twins are 9 months old now so I'm not sure what's brought on this influx of like-minded comments, but it has got me thinking about how much I loved being pregnant, even on the bad days.

By By Jill Craig June 14, 2014
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Hello Simply fit Readers, Over the last six or so months, I've been having an issue with the heel of my left foot. It started out as a minor discomfort and inconvenience, but gradually turned into a sharp throbbing pain that had me limping with every step.

By Pamela Liuzzo, DTR, SNS June 7, 2014
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Okay, I admit it. I have left my baby in the car by accident. It was Thanksgiving Day and I was meeting my whole family at a restaurant. My mother got out of the car with my 3-year-old and I was supposed to meet them with my then 1-month-old baby, who had fallen asleep in her car seat.

By Dr. Kathryn Sage May 30, 2014
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Warning: the following is a closed-door support meeting for pitiful followers of the pitiful Chicago Cubs. If you don't know the password, you cannot come in.You're right; the password is 'playoffless.'

By By Steve Stockmar May 29, 2014
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There are many opportunities to reduce construction costs- from lot selection; to design complexity; to the materials, systems and finishes specified; to the very method of contracting (project delivery) that the owner chooses in order construct a project.

By Matthew B. Ackerman, LEED-AP AIA May 28, 2014
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Tom Check grew up in Prescott in the late '90s. His memories are very different from those of Melanie and Ethan who grew up here more than 30 years before Tom did. He paints a picture of growing up in that is more isolated and disconnected.

By Charles Matheus May 23, 2014
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The NFL awarded the 2018 Super Bowl to Minneapolis today.The Twin Cities literally boast (dread??) the coldest average temperature of any major metro in the U.S. February's average temperature in the Twin Cities is 28 degrees.

By By Steve Stockmar May 20, 2014
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I have had several reminders this winter and spring, concerning the Doce Fire - the blaze that topped Granite Mountain and roared toward my home and hundreds of others.

By By Tim Wiederaenders May 8, 2014
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Hello Simply Fit readers. In a few years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will update the nutrition labels that we find on foods and beverages. This new label's purpose is to help you and I to make healthier choices because let's face it, we always look at the label before we even consider eating or drinking something right? Don't answer that.

By Pamela Liuzzo May 7, 2014
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In February, an appeals court overturned net neutrality. Could this truly be the beginning of the end for the internet as we currently know it?

May 6, 2014
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High school baseball playoffs get under way Saturday. Look for Bradshaw Mountain and Chino Valley to come out blazin'.

By By Steve Stockmar May 2, 2014
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Banned for life.Other such punishments in sports have been left open for speculation. Should Pete Rose have been banned or shouldn't? Were all Black Sox players really in on a scheme to throw the 1919 World Series?

By By Steve Stockmar April 29, 2014
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The video has no dialogue but bears the hope of the season in text and at-a-glance moments of life and history. It is called, "Because of Him."

By By Richard Haddad April 18, 2014
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Going into his fifth year as President, Barack Obama has come under attack regarding his administration's inconsistent actions regarding government tranparency.

March 30, 2014
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Each area of the country has its crosses to bear. In the Midwest, it's tornadoes. The East has ice storms, and the Southeast and Gulf have hurricanes. The West Coast has earthquakes, in the Northwest it is earthquakes and a volcano. For the Southwest, we face wildfires.

March 27, 2014
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Each area of the country has its crosses to bear. In the Midwest, it's tornadoes. The East has ice storms, and the Southeast and Gulf have hurricanes. The West Coast has earthquakes, in the Northwest it is earthquakes and a volcano. For the Southwest, we face wildfires.

By By Tim Wiederaenders March 27, 2014

Each area of the country has its crosses to bear. In the Midwest, it's tornadoes. The East has ice storms, and the Southeast and Gulf have hurricanes. The West Coast has earthquakes, in the Northwest it is earthquakes and a volcano. For the Southwest, we face wildfires.

By By Tim Wiederaenders March 27, 2014
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Did you ever get the feeling about a building that it somehow 'just belonged', or that its placement on the site- its form, materials, or even colors were somehow 'just right'?

March 27, 2014
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Did you ever get the feeling about a building that it somehow 'just belonged', or that its placement on the site- its form, materials, or even colors were somehow 'just right'?

By Matthew B. Ackerman, LEED-AP AIA March 26, 2014
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Each region in this week's NCAA Tournament has something for everybody. Great matchups. Potential upsets. Sleepers.If you need help navigating your brackets, watch for these best matchups and sleepers in each region.

March 18, 2014