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Nudge Nudge: Adrian Chamberlain's personal revolution from four wheels to two

Nudge Nudge: Adrian Chamberlain's personal revolution from four wheels to two

Used to be a car guy. Now I’m a bicycle guy — and much better for it. Admittedly, Car Guy was not a good person. He polluted the air with his noxious fossil fuels.
Sidney mother launches underwear venture to help African girls

Sidney mother launches underwear venture to help African girls

An old joke has two little boys discussing what to ask from Santa. One wants a bicycle, the other a tampon. The would-be cyclist asks: “What’s a tampon?” “I don’t know,” replies his friend.

New insights into osteoporosis

What causes the holes in Swiss cheese? I’m sure the Swiss know the answer, but I don’t. I do know what makes holes in bones, causing osteoporosis. Millions of North Americans are taking prescription drugs to treat this devastating disease.
Memories bloom in garden filled with family heirlooms

Memories bloom in garden filled with family heirlooms

SUFFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio Memories flourish among the hostas and coral bells in Kathy Roby’s garden.
Rare nerve disorder causes severe facial pain

Rare nerve disorder causes severe facial pain

Lee Shanks has many ways to describe the pain in her face erupting from the rare disorder trigeminal neuralgia, sometimes described as “suicide disease.” On one side of her face, Shanks gets a “lightning-stroke pain over my right eye,” she said.

Tour de Victoria riders earn their stripes in bad weather

About 1,800 cyclists braved Sunday’s pelting rain and bracing wind to take part in Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria. Cyclists had a choice of three circuits — 50, 100 and 140 kilometres — each with its own starting point.
Eric Akis: A sugar cookie recipe perfect for tiny fingers

Eric Akis: A sugar cookie recipe perfect for tiny fingers

Dear Eric: My 4 1/2-year-old granddaughter is coming to visit Oct. 1 for a week. Ever since she was two, she and I always bake cookies when she visits. She is already talking about “baking cookies with Grandma.
Study finds mom and dad's music is cool after all

Study finds mom and dad's music is cool after all

Today’s music lovers not only appreciate their parents’ favourite bands, according to a new study, the songs shape the way they think and feel.
Road closure map: Tour de Victoria hits roads Sunday morning

Road closure map: Tour de Victoria hits roads Sunday morning

About 1,750 cyclists are expected to participate in in Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria on Sunday morning. The event comes with three routes tailored to suit all levels of cycling enthusiasts — 140 kilometres, 100 km and 50 km.
Around Town: Arts groups launch a season of culture

Around Town: Arts groups launch a season of culture

You had us at “Willkommen,” Kyle Kushnir.