Adulting School Teaches Young Adults Grown-Up Skills

Transitioning to adulthood isn't new, but there is a more modern way to describe it: adulting. Get your car's oil changed? That's adulting. Cook dinner instead of order takeout? That's adulting. And now a new school in Maine, called the Adulting School , is dedicated to teaching skills like these to fledgling adults so they can become successful grown-ups. The school offers private social media groups and live events at local bars and restaurants. At these events, attendees can learn skills...

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Nothing is better on a chilly February day than a warm bowl of soup.


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Want to wow your sweetie on Valentine’s Day?


Valentine's Day, just around the corner, is a fine time to muse upon love and all its mysteries. Some of those mysteries take longer to -- ahem -- unearth than others. So we'll dig deeper, with the help of Bob Barnett, assistant director at Elmwood Cemetery. 


The Language of Music

Feb 8, 2017

Music has been considered by some to have a language of its own.


Julles Posh Food Co.

Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month.


Why Adopt an Organized Strategy for Wellness

Feb 1, 2017

Wellness in the workplace has evolved to include body, mind and spirit.


Justin Fox Burks

Looking to score a touchdown at your Super Bowl party? Serve your crew Pulled Pork Sliders.


Living Lean and Green in Memphis

Jan 25, 2017

During the time of the great depression, families grew their own food, reused potato sacks and had lunch pails.


City Silo Table & Pantry

“Clean Food” is one of those buzz words I keep hearing when the topic turns to healthy eating.


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A day after the Presidential Inauguration, an estimated 6,000 demonstrators marched through downtown Memphis in support of women's rights. Similar marches were held across the country to protest President Trump's policies.

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TENNESSEE NEWS

UT President Reiterates He's 'Committed To Diversity And Inclusion' After Pushback From Lawmakers

Hear the radio version of this story. The president of the University of Tennessee system will highlight its stronger financials and increasing graduation rates at the annual State of UT address today. Joe DiPietro will also reiterate that the school is "committed to diversity and inclusion," he said last week. That's a topic that has been a bit of a lightning rod with conservative lawmakers in recent years. They have repeatedly berated the Knoxville campusfor funding sexual awareness...

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ARKANSAS NEWS

Never Tested Path To U.S. Constitutional Amendments On Same-Sex Marriage And Abortion Falls Short

A push to call for a convention of the states to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution to redefine marriage and abortion rights narrowly failed in the Arkansas Senate. Article V of the U.S. Constitution allows for states to join together to propose amendments. It’s never been used before, but speaking on the floor on Monday state Senator Jason Rapert said it’s the only tool he has left. Rapert proposed two separate resolutions. The first would redefine marriage as between one man and...

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