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What plant is more associated with spring than azaleas, the South’s favorite shrub?Azaleas, a member of the rhododendron family, come in two general categories — evergreen and deciduous. Most of the azaleas grown in home gardens are evergreen and are native to Asia. Seventeen deciduous azaleas are native to North America.

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An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison on charges linked to the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country's first freely elected leader.

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What plant is more associated with spring than azaleas, the South’s favorite shrub?

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Kate Chopin, the tortured and socially restricted author of “The Awakening,” also wrote a short story in the late 1900s that is considered a frontrunner in feminist literature. It’s called “The Story of an Hour.”

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For new parents, choosing the right foods for their baby can be an anxiety-inducing decision, made even more difficult by all the conflicting nutrition information out there. Jill Hillhouse and Jordan Wagman are hoping that their new book, “The Best...

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This is the one I’ve been waiting for.This week I had the opportunity to evaluate the all-new 2015.5 Volvo V60 Cross County, based on the all-new V60 wagon platform introduced last fall as a 2015 model.

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Jon Stewart's last night behind the desk at

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The Carthage school district took the first step toward building a new football stadium, track and field house near Carthage High School at Monday night's R-9 Board of Education meeting.

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The new Carthage Superintendent of Schools will be in town next week to meet with staff and the public and to tour the Carthage school facilities.

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The six-month-long process of writing the city budget for Carthage reaches an annual milestone this week as council members meet with organizations, city staff and staff with CW&EP in three days of public hearings.

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