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Teen author writes book to help children cope with loss

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (LEX 18) — One of the hardest hit areas during last December’s tornado outbreak in Western Kentucky was Dawson Springs. 19 people were killed and countless lives changed. 16-year-old Emma Argo and her family survived that scary night last December then turned their focus to helping neighbors and friends. It was during …

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New edition of book highlighting Paducah’s murals to debut on Dec. 8 at local business, Mayor Bray to make remarks | News

PADUCAH — “Paducah Wall to Wall: Portraits of our Past” is a culmination of the nearly two-decades of work displayed on Paducah’s flood-wall murals. The new edition of the book will be debuted at With Love, From Kentucky in downtown Paducah from 4 pm to 6:30 pm with Mayor George Bray set to give remarks …

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Aubrey O’Day says Pauly D ‘doesn’t own a book,’ didn’t inspire new song

Aubrey O’Day did not hold back when it came to shading ex-boyfriend Pauly D in an exclusive interview with Page Six. The former Danity Kane frontwoman brought up the “Jersey Shore” star” – whom she dated on and off from 2016 to 2018 – while discussing her latest song, “Couple Goals,” which she wrote after …

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Pacific Beach resident publishes book featuring whimsical ocean creatures

Buoyed by those around him, Pacific Beach resident Shaun Donovan is riding his creativity into authorship. Donovan has written, illustrated and self-published his first book, “Seapoodles,” a collection of drawings and poems. “Seapoodles,” published in May, contains 50 marine creatures doodled by Donovan over eight to 12 months. Each creature comes with a poem intended …

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An author tweeted that only two people showed up to her book signing. Stephen King, Margaret Atwood, and others responded in solidarity.

But then the unexpected happened, and it’s left Banning feeling like she’s been caught in a dream: People from across the country this week — including celebrities and some best-selling authors — responded to her tweet, sharing their own bad experiences at book signings in a show of solidarity with the debut author. “I’m still …

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Mike Modano wrote the Stars record books. Can Jason Robertson surpass the legend?

As Jason Robertson continues his torrid start to the Stars season, there’s one name that keeps popping up in the Dallas record books: Mike Modano. “You figure at some point you’re going to see something like that happen,” Modano said in a phone interview last week. “Then you’re almost 30 years along and it’s the …

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Universal Releases ‘The Subtle Art of Not Giving a #@%!’ Trailer

Universal has released the first trailer for “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a #@%!,” an innovative new documentary based on Mark Manson’s bestselling self-help book exploring society’s obsession with the pursuit of happiness. Directed by Nathan Price and produced by Matthew Metcalfe, the documentary adapts Manson’s book, which has sold more than 15 million …

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Global pensions with $3 trln on books fear stagflation -survey

LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Global public pension schemes and sovereign wealth funds managing more than $3 trillion in assets fear a combination of economic slowdown and higher inflation in the next 12-24 months, a survey showed on Tuesday. The investors face huge challenges in switching their portfolios to cope, according to think tank OMFIF, …

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Jessica Grose talks ‘Screaming on the Inside,’ US motherhood

On the Shelf Screaming on the Inside: The Unsustainability of American Motherhood By Jessica GroseMariner: 240 pages, $29 If you buy books linked on our site, The Times may earn a commission from Bookshop.org, whose fees support independent bookstores. “What really gets me is when people tell me, ‘My wife loves your newsletter,’” Jessica Grose …

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