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Dear Abby: Scammers are on dating sites

Dear Abby: I was recently the target of a romance scam on a popular singles website. After being a divorcee for 15 years, I decided to try online dating. Minutes after I went online, someone asked to chat. He said he was a widower with an adult daughter and a jeweler by trade, living near me but returning to Florida the next day with ultimate plans to relocate to my area. He mentioned he was originally from Germany and had an accent. We chatted on Google Hangouts, and he sent ...

Dishes that bring out the best in tomatoes

A chef friend once told me that his favorite food is a perfect, ripe tomato. It’s hard to argue with that. A tomato has it all: a startling amount of flavor packed into a drop-dead gorgeous package. Soft, but not too soft. Firm, but not too firm. Just juicy enough. And when cooked, it goes great with spaghetti. For that matter, you don’t have to cook tomatoes for them to go great with spaghetti.

Suggestions for next year’s tomato plantings

More than 100 tomato enthusiasts flocked to the WSU/Chelan-Douglas Master Gardener’s Community Education Garden in Wenatchee on Aug. 15 to compare tomatoes of all stripes and colors.

Classes

Classes scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Dear Abby: Woman becoming nun needs friend’s interest, not concern

Dear Abby: I was best friends with “Joanne” after we met in middle school. She comes from a conservative Christian family and has three successful siblings. This has made her quirky, media-driven pursuits and city life a disappointment to her family. When we were teens and she learned that I was a straight ally for gay rights, she came out to me as a lesbian, but for years only I and a few close friends knew.

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Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington
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Four-year-old Bella Brown poses on her tricycle with her newly adopted pup, Luna Bindi Brown. The Browns adopted Luna from the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. Bella’s parents are Mike and Tina Brown of Wenatchee. (Photo provided/Tina Brown)

Japan partly lifts poultry ban after bird flu

U.S./CANADA — Japan’s Farm Ministry on Friday partiality lifted a ban on imports of live poultry and poultry meat from the United States and Canada following an outbreak of bird flu.

Bill to regulate e-cigarettes clears legislative hurdle

CALIFORNIA — The California State Senate on Thursday passed a bill to regulate electronic cigarettes as tobacco products, sending the measure to the Assembly where a similar bill died earlier this year. The measure was one of several anti-tobacco bills that advanced in the Senate on Thursday, including one to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21.