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SCHRAM: Searching for a new age of leaders |  opinion

SCHRAM: Searching for a new age of leaders | opinion

Someday, history’s chroniclers will label this November as the month when America’s political elites and also America’s just plain people of the left, center and right suddenly begin trying to see beyond the horizon — urgently hoping to discover their next generation of leaders. Looking right, we are seeing the Trumpers looking beyond Trump. Looking …

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The bloated public sector is showing its contempt for taxpayers with plans to strike

The bloated public sector is showing its contempt for taxpayers with plans to strike

Nurses in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are to strike for two days in December – their biggest walkout in NHS history. After the Government rejected nurses’ demands for a stonking 19pc pay rise, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said it “has no choice”. While RCN nurses will provide emergency care on December 15 …

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Q&A: Fairfax couple starts holiday design company, Home & Hand |  business

Q&A: Fairfax couple starts holiday design company, Home & Hand | business

FAIRFAX — This holiday season, Olivia Anderson is predicting we’ll see plenty of velvet, plaids and candlesticks on Christmas trees and in tablescapes. “I think people are really going the traditional route this year,” she said. “I’m seeing a lot of red and green plaid again, minimal decorations and meaningful, homemade ornaments.” In August, Anderson …

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Local couple's Etsy shop displays a love of Judaism and art |  Arts & Features

Local couple’s Etsy shop displays a love of Judaism and art | Arts & Features

In September, Hal and Lindsay Cohen launched an online Etsy shop, Olive+Fawn, “for the creative and beautiful Jewish home.” During the pandemic, the Cohens became involved in crafting, creating a home camp with their four children where Lindsay planned different craft activities that involved the whole family. “My wife and I have been creatives for …

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Searching for a new age of leaders |  opinion

Searching for a new age of leaders | opinion

Someday, history’s chroniclers will label this November as the month when America’s political elites and also America’s just plain people of the left, center and right suddenly begin trying to see beyond the horizon — urgently hoping to discover their next generation of leaders. Looking right, we are seeing the Trumpers looking beyond Trump. Looking …

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Chamber celebrates new owners of Farmhouse Inn in Madison |  Business

Chamber celebrates new owners of Farmhouse Inn in Madison | Business

The Farmhouse Inn at Hundred Acre Farm in Madison is undergoing a makeover as new owners settle in to revamp the property and welcome new guests to the grounds for a charming country getaway. Leaders from the Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce gathered outside the Farmhouse Inn last week with new owners Leslie and Jim Cantrell …

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Walla Walla's Moises Soto handcrafts unique furniture from wine barrels |  Lifestyles

Walla Walla’s Moises Soto handcrafts unique furniture from wine barrels | Lifestyles

Tikiz Wine Designs in Walla Walla offers a variety of unique and rustic-style household furniture that is handcrafted from wine barrels by local artisan Moises Soto, 54. He takes emptied barrels — they retain a lot of rich color after surrendering their last drop — and turns them into custom wine racks, full-size bars, stools …

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How to Avoid the 5 Worst Living Room Design Mistakes

THE RELATIVELY NARROW function of a bedroom or dining room largely dictates those spaces’ décor. A home’s communal chill chamber, however, has to be a lot of things to a lot of people: intimate and sophisticated enough for guests sipping aperitifs and cozy enough for family couch-potato Sundays. With so much asked of living rooms, …

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How to Decorate a Glamorous Patio

SOMETIMES IT TAKES an objective viewer to see what a decor pro has subconsciously conjured. Take the back terrace of interior designer Eddie Maestri’s North Dallas home, where vivid colors vibrate against geometric black-and-white tiling. When we pointed out that the patio’s bold strokes—those turquoise and green hues, the large-scale patterns, faux bamboo seating—all suggest …

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