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On Gardening: The brassicas are taking center stage along with kale, mustard, and collards too

The brassicas are taking center stage! In the fall and winter season, we have always dabbled in flowering kale and cabbage but it seems in the last couple of years things are changing. The cruciferous crops are doing their part to create the WOW factor in flower beds across Georgia. It's not just flowering kale and cabbage but edibles like the Toscano kale and would you believe that old southern favorite collards.

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Beyond useless trinkets: 3-D printing extends to home decor

Like replicators on "Star Trek" - machines that materialize tomato soup and "Tea, Earl Gray, hot" for peckish starship crew members - 3-D printing has a distinctly sci-fi feel. While not a new technology, the process of producing solid, three-dimensional objects sans tool or molds isn't ubiquitous either. Hence, the fantasy element.

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Healthy Aging Association: Keeping seniors strong, balanced and limber

The Modesto-based Healthy Aging Association operates Young at Heart exercise classes at more than two dozen locations in Stanislaus County and in Ripon. It serves more than 1,500 people. (Kevin Valine/kvaline@modbee.com)
Healthy Aging Association: Keeping seniors strong, balanced and limber 0:59

Healthy Aging Association: Keeping seniors strong, balanced and limber

Chemo Crew: Getting through chemo with help of those who've gone throught it 1:37

Chemo Crew: Getting through chemo with help of those who've gone throught it

United Samaritans Foundation: Helping homeless, poor by offering life's essential 2:29

United Samaritans Foundation: Helping homeless, poor by offering life's essential

Family Promise: Helping the homeless get their lives on firm footing 1:23

Family Promise: Helping the homeless get their lives on firm footing