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Tue September 3, 2013

9:37am

Fri August 30, 2013
Business

'Bacon' appétit? Alexandria bakery creates a culinary tribute

Credit Sam Bradley

Saturday is International Bacon Day and an Alexandria bakery has celebrated all week long. Atwood’s Bakery introduced the salty delight into more than 30 menu items, mostly desserts. This is the bakery’s first Baconfest since opening in 1977. General manager Jennifer Atwood credits her 10-year-old bacon-obsessed son for encouraging her to branch out with her recipes. And she did – creating bacon cookies, truffles, cheesecake, and even an Elvis cupcake made with chocolate chips, fresh bananas and topped with a peanut butter cream and a crumbling of apple wood smoked bacon.

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7:35am

Fri August 30, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: Gravitating to the forest is human nature

A view from Cannon Mountain in New Hampshire's White Mountains -- a favorite destination for hikers.
Credit Gary Borders

Commentator Gary Borders takes us into the woods to explore his favorite hiking spots of his childhood and today.

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9:23am

Thu August 29, 2013
Arts

Bronze statue to honor Nacogdoches' prolific architect

The Roland Jones House in Nacogdoches was designed by architect Diedrich Rulfs. A bronze sculpture of Rulfs at work was installed in front of the home by Friends of Historic Nacogdoches, Inc.

A bronze sculpture will be dedicated Thursday in Nacogdoches honoring its prolific architect and builder Diedrich Rulfs. The German-born architect designed most of Nacogdoches’ elegant historic homes from the late 1800s to 1926. This is the seventh sculpture produced by the organization Friends of Historic Nacogdoches, Inc. President Jeff Abt said the sculptures are on a heritage walk that is a tribute to the people who made the oldest town in Texas what it is today.

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7:35am

Thu August 29, 2013
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for August 29, 2013

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain opens up about his immigrant journey and the numerous reasons behind immigration.

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