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Tell Me About It: Wife's pal tempts husband

posted: 08/19/2014 2:17 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: Whenever I am at a party with my wife's girlfriend, she flirts with me. No ... not flirt; groping and teasing is a better description. Sticking her hands in my back pockets, grabbing my butt. When I went to kiss her goodnight (on the cheek), she grabbed my face, said, "On the lips," and then kissed me. First time it happened was when I showed up at a party without my wife, and she said, "I am so glad you are here alone!"

The winding road to snagging an Emmy

posted: 08/19/2014 2:16 a.m. Discuss

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be broadcast at 7 p.m. Monday on NBC with Seth Meyers as host. Here's a quick rundown on how a prime-time Emmy is won.

Scrabble players score new words

posted: 08/19/2014 2:15 a.m. Discuss

Coqui swallowed your vowels? Chillax, frenemy! Breathe deeply, practice qigong to increase your life force and maybe your Scrabble score. Or just give up that word game all together and go straight to numbers and Sudoku.

How the two statuettes stack up

posted: 08/19/2014 2:15 a.m. Discuss

We've all seen actors hold up Oscars and Emmys in triumph, amazement and gratitude. Here's a little background on the statuettes themselves. Both are manufactured by R.S. Owens & Co. in Chicago.

Arkansas postcard past

posted: 08/19/2014 2:14 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas, 1966 Mailed to potential voters the card assured Arkansans: "Win Rockefeller, as governor, will provide stable and responsible leadership to Arkansas. He can do the most for our state in many ways, and I hope you join me in helping to elect him." In November, Rockefeller defeated former State Supreme Court Justice "Justice Jim" Johnson to become the state's first Republican governor since 1872.

Helpful Hints

posted: 08/19/2014 2:13 a.m. Discuss

DEAR READERS: Have you received a new credit card lately? Does it have a chip in it? These newer credit cards have a microchip as well as a magnetic strip. And they are more secure than the ones with just the magnetic strip.

On Christianity

posted: 08/19/2014 2:13 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: Someone in our family is always having a crisis, and all of their problems end up in my lap. I get so tired trying to deal with them. They mostly ignore my advice anyway. Sometimes I just wish I could leave. Why is our family so messed up?

Super Quiz: ? of ?

posted: 08/19/2014 2:12 a.m. Discuss

1. Failed invasion of Cuba in 1961

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 08/19/2014 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. You have lofty dreams and all of the talent and drive you need to make them real. You'll be the best leader for the job, so don't wait to be invited. October brings opportunity through your family.

Artist hikes River Trail with an eye and a sketchbook

posted: 08/18/2014 2:30 a.m. Discuss

Every day, people go to the Arkansas River Trail to test themselves physically: They whiz down the paths on bikes or skates, or jog long distances to test their endurance. On the other end of the spectrum is David Paul Cook.

Bike manners part of preride training

posted: 08/18/2014 2:27 a.m. Discuss

Before 2,600 able bodies clamber onto bicycles and elbow their way into the thick of the Big Dam Bridge 100, Chainwheel and LeBorne Coaching want to teach at least some of them how to behave during Arkansas' largest group ride.

Race pace review: Women beat men

posted: 08/18/2014 2:26 a.m. Discuss

During marathons, women pace themselves more evenly than do male competitors, according to a study of thousands of racers.

Fit Lines: Many feet to meet, run, then eat for Easter Seals

posted: 08/18/2014 2:25 a.m. Discuss

What better way to kick off a summer Saturday morning than in the company of dancing cows and a few hundred good friends?

Marathon coaches set introductory meeting

posted: 08/18/2014 2:23 a.m. Discuss

If 2015 is definitely going to be the year you run or walk 26.2 miles in the March 1 Little Rock Marathon --

MASTER CLASS: Tweaks during 'muscle activation' raise efficacy

posted: 08/18/2014 2:22 a.m. Discuss

Muscle activation is a regular topic of conversation in fitness circles.

Slim Pickings

posted: 08/18/2014 2:19 a.m. Discuss

WHAT: ProTings protein crisps

Super Quiz: Mesoamerican Civilizations

posted: 08/18/2014 2:18 a.m. Discuss

1. Which society's capital city was named Tenochtitlan?

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 08/18/2014 2:18 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. Fun activities could become your work. A new way of thinking will alter your perspective in September. Give back to society in October and soon you're on a trajectory that helps make the world a better place.

Helpful Hints

posted: 08/18/2014 2:18 a.m. Discuss

DEAR READERS: Here is this week's Sound Off, about public restrooms:

On Christianity

posted: 08/18/2014 2:17 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: I don't think God really cares what happens to us. The universe is so huge and we're so small, so why should He worry about us? He's too big to be interested in what happens to us, and we ought to be honest enough to admit we're on our own.

Thomas Glenn Pait

posted: 08/17/2014 2:46 a.m. Discuss

Staples doesn't stock pocket protectors, so the doctor orders them in half-dozen packs on eBay. Baumgarten, top-of-the-line pocket protector brand, he says. Clear plastic so you can see what's inside. When he's hosting That! Medical Quiz Show, his pocket protector holds a pedometer, two nail files, business cards, spare change, a small toothpick and three pens: blue, black and red.

Tour de Rock volunteer gears up to chair '15 ride

posted: 08/17/2014 2:45 a.m. Discuss

For the past 11 years, on a Saturday morning in June, bicyclists have filled North Little Rock's Burns Park for the start of the CARTI Tour de Rock. And for the past 11 years Trey Williams has been there, too, if not always on his bike.

FUTURE PRIESTS: Catholics answer call

posted: 08/17/2014 2:43 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Under ordinary circumstances, 44 presentable, mannerly and charismatic young men -- all unmarried -- might give 44 marriage-minded young women high hopes. Yet, these particular young men are not headed to the altar for such a union.

RIGHT TIME RIGHT PLACE: Love bug had to bite hard to infect best friends

posted: 08/17/2014 2:42 a.m. Discuss

Molly Madden's new boyfriend wanted her to meet his friends, so he took her to a gathering. That's where she was introduced to her future husband.

MALE CALL: Quality shoe with right sole first step for buying loafers

posted: 08/17/2014 2:41 a.m. Discuss

Q. I recently bought my first pair of Ferragamo loafers (actually my girlfriend did as part of a present). She got them for me because I always complain of the constant wear on my loafers and that they don't last very long. Now, about a month in, even these loafers are all worn. A co-worker explained they were lounging shoes, not meant to be walked in.

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