Leisure & Lifestyle

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30
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These patriotic cookies will shine at any Independence Day party

Looking to add a few more stars to your stars-and-stripes celebration?

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24
Nov

Protect your pet

Freezing temperatures can prove deadly for our four-legged friends, and Animal Humane Society urges pet owners to think twice when letting pets outside during the winter. Temperatures below freezing along with wind chill can prove deadly for our domesticated pets.

Thu
10
Jul

Easy ways to get healthier, from the inside out


Exercise is a key element in maintaining a healthy lifestyle as you age. Try going for a bike ride on local trails, walking with friends or canoeing on a nearby lake. Participating in competitive events, like a race, is a great way to stay motivated to train and stay active. Here, runners and walkers ages 5 to 71 take part in the 2014 Run for Roses 5K event during Roseville’s annual Rosefest celebration June 28. (Linda E. Andersen/Review staff)

Heart health should be a year-round consideration for anybody looking to lead a healthy life.

Mon
07
Jul

Tips for using painkillers safely


Take steps to learn more about the prescriptions you take, and their possible consequences. (Eugene Comstock - ThinkStock.com)

With so much talk about drug use in America, you may not realize that some of the most potentially dangerous drugs are sitting right in many home medicine cabinets.

Thu
03
Jul

State health officials offer six simple steps to make summer swimming safe

A few basic precautions can help keep families healthy and happy at the pool and beach.

Sat
28
Jun

St. Paul Hiking Club 7-22

Tuesday, July 22 - 7:30 p.m. - Meet in the north end of the parking lot of Kowalski’s supermarket, 4391 Lake Ave. S., in White Bear Lake, for a hike along White Bear Lake.

Sat
28
Jun

St. Paul Hiking Club 7-20

Sunday, July 20 - 2:30 p.m. - Meet at Afton Town Square Park. Drive east on Interstate 94, and take exit No. 258 before the bridge over the St. Croix River. Drive south 4.4 miles on Highway 18, stay on Highway 21 south to Afton. The park is on the right in the town square. Hike on asphalt trails, including along the St. Croix River. Potluck picnic afterwards.

Sat
28
Jun

St. Paul Hiking Club 7-15

Tuesday, July 15 - 7:30 p.m. - Meet in the parking lot of Kaposia Landing, Bryant Avenue and North Concord Street in South St. Paul for a hike along the river and up through Kaposia Park. Take the bridge on the east side of Concord to the parking lot.

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28
Jun

St. Paul Hiking Club 7-13

Sunday, July 13 - 2:30 p.m., - Meet in the parking lot of the condos, 2485 Londin Lane, Maplewood. The hike will be primarily in Battle Creek Regional Park.

Thu
19
Jun

LBJ signs ‘bill of the century’


The Texas White House is where President Lyndon Johnson met with members of Congress and world leaders in the 15 months total he spent at his family home outside Fredericksburg, Texas. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)

LBJ’s Texas White House office was a comfortable place to work while he was away from Washington, D.C. There was a desk as well for his press secretary, Bill Moyers. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)

LBJ’s bedroom has a massage table for his back problems, which is also the place he had a massive heart attack and died in 1973. Because he used to have visitors in the master bedroom, Lady Bird got tired of pulling the covers up over her head, so they built separate rooms. Their clothing still fills the closets. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)

Fifty years ago on July 2, President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act which was sometimes called the “bill of the century” and a continuation of President John Kennedy’s initiative

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