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    Daddy Yankee Aids Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    Daddy Yankee to raise $1.5 million for Habitat for Humanity’s hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico In response to the tragic devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico native, rapper, producer and “Despacito” singer Daddy Yankee has pledged a personal donation of $250,000 and to raise an additional $1.5 million toward Habitat for Humanity’s plans to help Puerto Ricans repair and [...]

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    Homelessness Escape Room

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    Former Homeless Man Helps Build Escape Room to Share Story, Inspire Action, Enhance Understanding A ground-breaking Escape Room is set to be unveiled in Metro Vancouver, allowing the public to encounter homelessness in a radical new way. The room, called Encounter, was partly conceived, designed, constructed, and engineered by formerly homeless Canadians who want the public to understand [...]

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    Breast Cancer Awareness

    Sunday, October 1, 2017

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know and How You Can Help Thanks to earlier detection –through screening and increased awareness— and better treatments, a woman’s risk of dying of breast dropped 38 percent between the late 1980s and 2014, translating into 297,300 fewer breast cancer deaths during that time. However, [...]

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Dec
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DOWNTIME

By Francesca Merced New Year’s Eve is one of my favorite nights of the year because it’s filled with possibilities!   On the one hand, you can glam it up at a splashy cocktail affair, or, if you prefer, you can tone it all the way down and bring the New Year in with a cup [...]

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Dec
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MAIN COURSE

   PENNE PASTA PRIMAVERA From twinkling lights to shiny presents, the holidays bring us one of the most colorful times of the year. So why not serve a dish at your upcoming family dinner or celebration that mirrors the hues of the season? My Penne Pasta Primavera recipe is bursting with color, and it’s easy [...]

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Nov
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World View: Reconstructing Tom, Dick & Harry

‘Salary’ Tops Poll of What US Women Want to Change Most About Their Partner Curious to see if women would try and change their partner in some way, if given the chance, one of the leading coupon code websites in the US has conducted a survey to discover what personality traits in their partner, if [...]

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Nov
9

COVER STORY: CHRISTINA MILIAN

You’ve seen her in movies and on magazine covers, in music videos and in her current stint as host on the hit music competition The Voice, but Wiles has Christina Milian as you’ve probably never seen her before: as a designer! The sexy siren recently showed the 2013 Spring/Summer collection of her Havana Nights”  Christina [...]