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Corn Chowder on a Cool Night

November 25, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

From Simplyrecipes.com:  Corn Chowder Recipe Add to shopping list INGREDIENTS 1 Tbsp unsalted butter 1 strip of bacon or 1 teaspoon of bacon fat (substitute 1/2 Tbsp of butter for vegetarian option) 1/2 large yellow onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup) 1/2 large carrot, chopped (about 1/3 cup) 1/2 celery stalk, chopped (about 1/3 cup) 3 ears of sweet corn, kernels removed from the cobs (about 2 cups), cobs reserved...

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November 25, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Katie Couric hired as YahooNews anchor 

Pre-game for Thanksgiving / The Mom Vivant

November 25, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

From ABC News.com:  Nov 22, 2013 12:50pm Credit: Getty Images By  ABC News’ David Zinczenko: If you think about the latest financial advice you’ve received, it probably all sounds something like this: Stop buying lattes! Cancel cable! Live by candlelight and sleep in your coat! Seriously? When it comes to improving your financial situation, sure, you can spend less. But wouldn’t it be great...

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63% of Americans favor A Pathway to Citizenship

November 25, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

  By JULIA PRESTON NOV. 25, 2013 / NEW YORK TIMES    A consistent and solid majority of Americans — 63 percent — crossing party and religious lines favors legislation to create a pathway to citizenship for immigrants living in the United States illegally, while only 14 percent support legal residency with no option for citizenship, accordinga report published Monday by the nonpartisan Public Religion Research...

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It is a mandate but ….

November 25, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Court Confronts Religious Rights of Corporations   By ADAM LIPTAK NOV. 24, 2013   A Hobby Lobby store in Little Rock, Ark. The company’s Christian owners want to limit insurance for contraception.Danny Johnston/Associated Press WASHINGTON — Hobby Lobby, a chain of crafts stores, closes on Sundays, costing its owners millions but honoring their Christian faith. The stores play religious music. Employees get free spiritual counseling. But they do...

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Explaining Obamcare to Kids

November 19, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

From Healthcare.gov • Most people who currently have health insurance can keep it. • Young adults can stay on their parents plan until 26. • If you don’t have coverage, you can use the new Health Insurance Marketplace to buy a private insurance plan. • Open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace goes from October 1st, 2013 to March 31st, 2014. • If you don’t obtain coverage...

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Pork Ragout

November 19, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

  From Dinneralovestory.com:  Spoiler alert: If you come over to our house for dinner any time between now and the first day of spring, there’s about a 90% chance we’re going to cook this for you. The pork shoulder ragu you see above is our new obsession. It’s the ideal dish for Sunday dinner, or even better, an informal winter dinner party:...

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Why the Health Care Law is so Complicated / Gerald F. Seib

November 19, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Why New Health Law Is So Complicated http://on.wsj.com/1byWoH The rollout of the Affordable Care Act is in trouble, functionally and politically, and the simplest critique of the new health law is that it's simply proving too complicated. Indeed, its complexity—the need for multiple pieces to work in harmony from the outset—is the single best explanation of why its introduction has been so problematic. What's...

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Debbie Baldwin / Ladue News

November 18, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

  So something funny happened last week. It’s not earth-shattering or anything, but it did kind of creep up on me. Birthdays don’t exactly appear out of nowhere. On some level, we know when our kids’ birthdays are coming up. Punch’s big day shouldn’t have been a shock. We’ve been celebrating it for years, after all. I remember the first one...

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November 18, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Wisconsin Gov. forced to expand Medicaid because of "abysmal" rollout of Obamacare