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Bold decor, and you still get the security deposit back

Bold decor, and you still get the security deposit back

Noelle Daumeyer and her roommates knew they needed a big, bold art piece to decorate the bland, white walls in the living room of their rented apartment, but they also worried about damaging the paint.
Buy, build or fix: What’s best for first-time home buyers?

Buy, build or fix: What’s best for first-time home buyers?

With a limited supply of entry-level housing for sale, getting your foot in the door you want could be a challenge if you’re looking to buy your first home soon.

Millennial Money: Credit card loyalty is no virtue

Loyalty is often a good thing, but not in a relationship with your credit card. It’s often better to be like the “distracted boyfriend” from the internet meme and use your wandering eye to see if you can do better.
`Sustainable gardening' includes many eco-friendly practices

`Sustainable gardening' includes many eco-friendly practices

``Sustainable” is one of gardening’s trendiest buzzwords, yet it carries a range of definitions.

Slaight Family Foundation announces $15M global initiative for women and girls

TORONTO — The Slaight Family Foundation says it is donating $1 million each to 15 global organizations working to improve human rights for women and girls.

First ride featuring Mickey Mouse debuts at Disney World

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Walt Disney Co. was built on the shoulders of Mickey Mouse, so it may come as a surprise that there never has been a theme park attraction based on the lovable rodent.
'Inside the Actors Studio' host James Lipton dies at 93

'Inside the Actors Studio' host James Lipton dies at 93

LOS ANGELES — James Lipton, an actor-turned-drama-school-dean who got hundreds of Hollywood luminaries to open up about their life and art and became an unlikely celebrity himself as the longtime host of “Inside the Actors Studio,” died Monday.
Media faces challenges in covering coronavirus outbreak

Media faces challenges in covering coronavirus outbreak

NEW YORK — Covering the coronavirus story requires careful navigation and constant attention.
Ottawa journalist and historian Mark Bourrie wins final RBC Taylor Prize

Ottawa journalist and historian Mark Bourrie wins final RBC Taylor Prize

TORONTO — Mark Bourrie believed that "Bush Runner" would be his last book. But after winning the RBC Taylor Prize, Bourrie suspects he may have at least one more title left in him.
Public Enemy kicks out Flavor Flav after campaign dispute

Public Enemy kicks out Flavor Flav after campaign dispute

NEW YORK — Public Enemy has abruptly fired founding member Flavor Flav following a public spat over a decision by members of the rap pioneers to perform at a Bernie Sanders campaign event.