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Electrical shocks, explosions and burns caused 235,000 hair dryers to be recalled

Xtava’s recalled 235,000 of its Allure and Allure Pro 2200W hair dryers because they can get too hot — or combustible — to handle. The exact problem, as described in … Click to Continue »

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The ice cream might have an allergen that the label doesn’t tell you about

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Salt & Straw Ice Cream recalled 11 lots of its Chocolate Gooey Brownie after an ingredient supplier informed the ice cream company there might be a peanut complication. As the … Click to Continue »

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What would your dog do to help you? Study suggests Fido would at least open doors

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Anyone who watched the long-running TV show "Lassie" or the movie "Benji" knows that no barrier could stop those dogs from helping their humans. It turns out there's some fact … Click to Continue »

Commentary: A Holocaust denier is running for Congress. One of his constituents would be Auschwitz prisoner No. 27,276.

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In an unassuming bungalow in Chicago's Garfield Ridge neighborhood, a woman approaches her 90th birthday. She lives simply but fully, appreciative of 49 years of marriage, two children, her faith. … Click to Continue »

Tuesday, Aug 14

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A ‘balancing act’ at work is great for health, not for concentration

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A friend and fellow writer is very excited about her workplace, not so much her employer as the actual area where she sits to do her job. After reading some … Click to Continue »

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Cool off with a refreshing meal that includes cucumbers

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Let’s face it — it’s hot outside in August. When the temperature rises, I like to keep the cooking time to a minimum and keep the kitchen cool with no-cook … Click to Continue »

Monday, Aug 13

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CocoWalk is getting revamped

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CocoWalk and the nearby Coconut Grove area will be adding hotels, shops, and restaurants. … Click to Continue »

1 in 5 children go to bed hungry in Miami-Dade. Here’s how one program is changing that.

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In Miami-Dade County, one in five children go to bed hungry. That’s according to Feeding South Florida’s 2016 analysis, the latest portrait available. One group is trying to change those … Click to Continue »

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This dog brought closure to families of missing loved ones. Now it’s time to mourn her

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After an apartment building collapsed in Barbados, it took Spirit “not even a minute” to find the remains of two people. When an earthquake pummeled Haiti in 2010, Spirit located … Click to Continue »

Poutine is ugly-delicious Canadian comfort food. Now you can get it in the Miami area

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Editor’s note: Only for Sunday, Aug. 19, Babe’s Meat & Counter will be closed and will offer their poutine on Saturday, Aug. 18, instead. You don’t have to be Canadian … Click to Continue »

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Post-surgery wrinkles, jelly in eyes usually go away in time

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Q: I had my upper and lower eye surgery approximately three or four weeks ago and while I am happy that I have no more bags I am concerned that … Click to Continue »

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All types: Young gay men party in Wynwood to celebrate their bodies

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Dozens of young gay men — South Florida chapter members of a national group called Impulse — came to Wynwood Sunday to shamelessly celebrate their bodies, all types and sizes. … Click to Continue »

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California police rush to evacuate animal shelter as wildfire nears

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Bodycam video released by the Vacaville Police Department shows the race to save 60 cats and dogs from an SPCA shelter under threat by wildfire. … Click to Continue »

Canadian in Miami makes Poutine with love

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Jason Shoendorfer, co-owner of Babe's Meat & Counter, shares the origin and recipe for the French Canadian treat called "Poutine" inside his deli and butcher shop in Miami, Florida. … Click to Continue »

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Jim Thome, future major-league manager? ‘Maybe soon, you never know’

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White Sox great Jim Thome was too busy Saturday enjoying the accolades during a theme night in his honor to think long and hard about his future, but he did … Click to Continue »

5 summer chores: When to do it yourself, when to hire someone

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Summer chores: DIY or outsource? How you decide what tasks to take on and what to delegate depends on several factors – cost and time involved, safety concerns and personal … Click to Continue »

Design Recipes: Try these 7 tips for affordable artwork

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Artwork doesn't have to be expensive to look expensive. Designers use a number of tricks to create interesting and original artwork without breaking the bank. Here are seven tips for … Click to Continue »

Plumber: Choose natural fixture colors to match your environment

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Q: Dear Ed, my husband and I are lucky to retire in a small house in a seaside community. We plan to remodel the kitchen and wanted to ask about … Click to Continue »

Hurricane-damaged Hawks Cay Resort reopening Aug. 30 after $50 million renovation

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Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys is scheduled to reopen Aug. 30. The resort, at Mile Marker 61 in the Middle Keys, was damaged in Hurricane Irma hit last … Click to Continue »

Swim with manatees – legally – in Florida’s Crystal River

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On a recent trip with my in-laws, my husband and I decided to do something different, something that would capture the interest of my animal-obsessed sister-in-law. After searching for what … Click to Continue »

Ask Angie’s List: What should I do about mold in my home?

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Summertime brings high humidity, heat and rain. And that makes an excellent environment for mold to thrive. Mold is an important part of the outdoor environment, commonly found in soil … Click to Continue »

Style at Home: A colorful story: Welcome to Leslie’s house

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The minute you meet Leslie, your heart is happy. She is one of those people who radiates sunshine. So when I found out Anne, one of our designers, was going … Click to Continue »

Treasures: Fruit compote’s style not in fashion, but still desirable

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Dear Helaine and Joe: We have a vintage fruit compote (at least, that is what we think it is). The metal base is pewter, brass and silver plate. The blue … Click to Continue »

You’ll love this day trip to ‘Calle 8’ in Miami – trust me

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There's a little pocket in Miami as concentrated with flavor as a spoonful of adobo seasoning. Calle Ocho, (SW 8th Street) in the middle of Little Havana, is that place. … Click to Continue »

This home has all the right angles

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This is a story with lots of angles. It begins and ends, as so many stories do, at home. And in this extra-special case: Even the home has lots of … Click to Continue »

Universal opens Boutique with Marvel merchandise

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Universal Orlando is offering another way to buy Marvel merchandise with a store called, simply enough, Boutique. It's in the Marvel Super Hero Island at Islands of Adventure theme park. … Click to Continue »

Lexington’s historic Distillery District gets a new lease on life

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Approaching the Distillery District from downtown Lexington, Ky., motorists are taken aback by the large black-and-red mural depicting what looks to be – depending on your perspective – a demented … Click to Continue »

How to protect yourself against common home improvement scams

Miami Herald / Living

Home improvement, repair and renovation projects represent significant investments. And with that kind of money at stake and decisions often made under pressure, home repairs make an inviting target for … Click to Continue »

Sunday, Aug 12

Jonathan Bernstein: Trump’s trust-free White House

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With the news that former celebrity White House staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman apparently taped Donald Trump during his presidency, anti-Trump Republican campaign professional Liz Mair wants to know why people close … Click to Continue »

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This heartbroken Marlins player dedicated a home run to his beloved pet dog

Miami Herald / Sports

Miguel Rojas was one sad Marlin on Friday. Grieving, actually. He showed up at Marlins Park wiping tears from his face and found himself crying between innings. “Yesterday was a … Click to Continue »