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Stories with subject: Self-improvement
  • Program 'breath of fresh air' for youth at District shelter 
    Updated: Jul-26-15 9:04 am

    WASHINGTON - The children at the D.C. General shelter call him "Master Dong." He shows up six days a week bearing fresh fruit and something even rarer and more precious at this overcrowded facility for homeless families: organized, outside fun.

  • Yoga philosopher brings lessons to Ketchikan 
    Updated: Jul-26-15 4:10 am

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Yoga philosopher Ram Vakkalanka is blunt when talking about common perceptions about yoga, the ancient Indian practice of meditation and physical movement.

  • Police: Pregnant woman stabbed while biking home from work 
    Updated: Jul-23-15 9:14 am

    WASHINGTON - Authorities say a pregnant woman was stabbed while biking home from work in Southeast Washington.

  • Olympia vets: Switch from pharmaceuticals to pot 
    Updated: Jul-18-15 4:05 am

    OLYMPIA, Washington - Andrew Collins no longer has a cocktail of 17 prescriptions coursing through his body.

  • Review: Allen's latest is a meditation on meaning and murder 
    Updated: Jul-14-15 5:02 pm

    Woody Allen has always been interested in man's search for meaning in life - a search he clearly sees as futile. Who can forget the young woman in "Play it Again, Sam," staring at a Jackson Pollock painting and seeing "the hideous lonely emptiness of existence, nothingness, the predicament of man forced to live in a barren, godless eternity"? That's not even the whole quote -but it could be Allen's mantra.