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Ladies Looking Good at 10:06 on Monday — Dave’s Diary

Once again, guys, we are reminded of how good we have it. You ever worry about how you look one day to the next — enough to know which day is your best or worst? Me neither. But apparently the fairer sex does note such things about themselves. Case in point: this study reported in the Daily Mail. 

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Current Council’s One Last Chamber Of Commerce Hoorah! – Dave’s Diary

Today was a little bittersweet as the realities of my time on council coming to an end becomes more clear.  The Yakima Chamber of Commerce’s sponsored the State of the City Report luncheon where members of the City Council took turns highlighting city accomplishments in the areas of public safety, economic development, partnerships, built environment and public trust and then answered a few questions from the audience.

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8 1/2-Year Prison Term for Holbrook in Death of a Child

Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney Joe Brusic today announced the final chapter of a two-year investigation into the death of 23-month-old Sadie Rivera.

Twenty-four-year-old David Andrew Holbrook, who earlier pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter, was today sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison. 

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Washington Moms Doing OK on Mother’s Day — Dave’s Diary

Sunday is Mother's Day and with women making up roughly half of the American labor force, WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Best & Worst States for Working Moms.

In order to help ease the burden on an underappreciated segment of the population, WalletHub - the leading personal finance

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Eating The Unusual As A Way To Weigh Less — Dave’s Diary

With a show called Bizarre Foods, Andrew Zimmern is no stranger to eating bugs.  Now I’m not here to throw stones, or scones, but Zimmern is no lightweight.  Which is interesting when you consider scientists are advocating eating bugs as a funky new weapon in the battle of the bulge.  

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Cornell Study Says a CAN-Do Diet Approach Can Work — Dave’s Diary

The headlines leap off the covers of magazines in supermarkets all over the country: "Get in Shape for Summer," "Get Your Bikini Body Back," "Lose 5 Pounds in Five Days," etc.

Part of the process invariable includes a diet of some kind, and now new research from Cornell University says there’s a simple three-step formula to a healthier diet.

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Hands On Activities For Kids Friday At The Museum — Dave’s Diary

The 4th annual Blossom Festival take place at the Yakima Valley Museum this Friday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. It’s a hands-on extravaganza of fun for kids.  Activity booths will be themed to match the different exhibits found in the museum including decorating and planting a flowerpot to take home, face painting, hair feathers, crafts, music, games and more!  Child-friendly food and beverages will be served and included in your ticket price

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On Mother’s Day Thank Mom For Being A Nag! — Dave’s Diary

As we zero in on Mother’s day, Web MD posted a question and answer for moms and daughters—“Q: Why do mother-daughter conversations often seem so complex and explosive?

A: Women talk more than men. Talk is the glue that holds a relationship together. But the more you talk, the more chance there is to put your foot in it. And unlike men, women love to exchange secrets and talk about their troubles. So women make themselves more vulnerable. “

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