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The TV Column: Person of Interest 'drawdown' begins tonight

posted: 05/03/2016 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Stand down, all you Person of Interest fans who keep emailing. Your series finally returns for Season 5 at 9 p.m. today on CBS.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES

posted: 05/03/2016 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts:

MUSIC: Beyonce's new Lemonade is no syrupy sweet swallow

posted: 05/03/2016 1:50 a.m. Discuss

Leave it to Beyonce to surprise us even when we suspected she was coming.

Super Quiz: Mash-up Cities

posted: 05/03/2016 1:49 a.m. Discuss

1. Apart + fist

HELPFUL HINTS

posted: 05/03/2016 1:48 a.m. Discuss

DEAR HELOISE: The ice cream in the freezer section of our 20-year-old, sideby-side refrigerator/freezer was getting soft. I moved the temperature controls for the refrigerator and the freezer to their lowest setting and back up to their regular setting, then closed both doors. Within a day or two of normal use of the refrigerator and freezer, the ice cream was as firm as it was supposed to be and continues to be so.

Tell Me About It: Dear, I don't have your back

posted: 05/03/2016 1:47 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: I love that you are big on each spouse "having the other's back" -- as they are on the same "team." However, when is it OK not to have your partner's back?

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 05/03/2016 1:46 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. There's a kind of rage in you this year -- a fire that burns in your belly and won't let you quit even when it seems quitting is the sensible thing to do. You'll reach a goal by the end of July.

On Christianity

posted: 05/03/2016 1:46 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: Is it wrong to be proud of your accomplishments? I've been very successful in my business and I admit I'm proud of what I've been able to accomplish, but I've also heard that it's wrong to be proud. Is this true?

Rare Hemingway items shown

posted: 05/03/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

BOSTON — Ernest Hemingway penned 47 possible endings to A Farewell to Arms, eight of which are on display at a new exhibition on the famed American writer at the John F. Kennedy presidential library — along with the one that actually concluded the classic World War I novel.

Hong Kong’s Tiananmen Museum faces closure threat

posted: 05/03/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

HONG KONG — The world’s only museum chronicling the Chinese government’s brutal 1989 crackdown on student protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square say it faces closure because of a legal dispute, its Hong Kong operators said.

History Channel series features Arkansas blacksmith Daniel Casey

updated: 05/02/2016 8:55 p.m. Comments 2

At 28, blacksmith Daniel Casey of Romance is red-hot right now, thanks to his new History Channel series Iron & Fire.

DEAR ABBY: Bed-wetter can get help but he has to make the effort

posted: 05/02/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: I have a good friend who is a bed-wetter. It's obvious because he's constantly doing laundry and his home smells bad at times. We once shared a hotel room, and I was awakened in the middle of the night by a strong smell of urine.

Restless Reader

posted: 05/02/2016 2:09 a.m. Discuss

Younger Next Year: The Exercise Program, Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge (Workman Publishing paperback), 167 pages, $10.95

Paper tape can help, blister scientists say

posted: 05/02/2016 2:08 a.m. Discuss

Hobbling bravely onward after a foot develops a blister is one way to experience pain out of all proportion to the size of the injury.

Happy Trails

posted: 05/02/2016 2:06 a.m. Video | Discuss

RANCH NORTH WOODS PRESERVE

OPPORTUNITIES: It's possible to run in 3 of weekend's 4 races

posted: 05/02/2016 2:06 a.m. Discuss

As an avid runner, I wish local races would get together and offer "challenge medals" for completing multiple events in the same day or weekend.

Slim Pickings

posted: 05/02/2016 2:05 a.m. Discuss

WHAT: Quaker Chewy Girl Scouts Granola Bars

Study: Senior citizens who walk dogs are more robust

posted: 05/02/2016 2:04 a.m. Discuss

Walking is the most common form of physical activity for people over age 60, and it's good for them. Among other benefits, it's linked to a lower risk of heart disease, and it can improve leg strength and increase endurance.

MASTER CLASS: Stretching hamstrings helps to prevent strain

posted: 05/02/2016 1:59 a.m. Discuss

Weekend sports season is officially here. Whether you play softball or golf, it's time to dust off your gear and enjoy some good old-fashioned recreation.

If mouse mothers run, offspring are more likely to, too

posted: 05/02/2016 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Mice born to mothers that run during their pregnancies grow up to be rodents that love to run as adults, according to a new animal experiment that also found pups with sedentary does had a less enthusiastic attitude toward exercise.

Spice's health benefits hard to test in people

posted: 05/02/2016 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Q: Does turmeric have proven health benefits?

Super Quiz: Bible Pairs

posted: 05/02/2016 1:57 a.m. Discuss

1. The earthly parents of Jesus

HELPFUL HINTS

posted: 05/02/2016 1:57 a.m. Discuss

DEAR READERS: Today’s Sound Off comes from a reader who is not too happy with the sizes of her pillowcases.

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 05/02/2016 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. This year you encourage loved ones to believe in themselves and take action instead of having them relax while you shoulder the bulk of the work.

On Christianity

posted: 05/02/2016 1:52 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: I think it's arrogant for people to say they know they're going to go to Heaven when they die. How do they know? I'm just as good as some of them are, even if I'm not very religious.

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