Exotic grass could help clean lead from soil HACKENSACK, N.J. — A subtropical grass might one day be grown in American yards as an affordable way to deal with a lingering childhood health concern — lead contamination. Dibs Sarkar, a northe...
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By James M. O’Neill McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Less is more with windows With Daylight Savings and springtime weather upon us, we’ll soon be opening windows and letting the sun shine in. As breezes set curtains fluttering, it’s the perfect time to consider the way your ...
Mar 10, 2012 | 0 | 2 |
BY MELISSA RAYWORTH Associated PressAssociated Press
Alert on tub-stripping chemical A recent warning about a chemical stripper often used to refinish bathtubs raises a red flag about using chemical products improperly. Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prev...
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By Mary Beth Breckenridge McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Dishwashers turn out dirty dishes One of my favorite lines from television was delivered by Jonathan Harris, who played the diabolical yet cowardly Dr. Smith on “Lost in Space.” He and Will Robinson were out searching for iron p...
Mar 03, 2012 | 0 | 3 |
By Alan Heavens McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Country meets contemporary Browse through old Country-oriented shelter magazines and you’ll see a lot of what designers used to call “duck and basket” decor: calico-print-filled rooms, Colonial furnishings, walls stenciled w...