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Back in Baltimore, Oprah's longtime makeup artist transforms senior faces

BALTIMORE - Dorothy Lievers marveled at herself in the mirror just before she got her beauty shots taken in the brightly lit Mount Vernon studio of fashion photographer P.A. Greene. Her smooth, mahogany skin glowed. Smoky eye shadow with a tinge of shimmer danced across the ridge just under her eyebrows. Her lips had a hint of matte pink lipstick.

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Game tips: 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' releases this April

"Mario Kart 8 Deluxe," the Nintendo Switch version of the popular Nintendo racer, is coming to the Switch on April 28. Nintendo has finally let loose some additional details spelling out exactly what kind of new content we can expect to see from the game when it finally makes its debut on the latest console and handheld hybrid from the big N.

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Parents @ Play: It's all connected

Whether you're putting together a puzzle, building a tower, looking for a new job, or just hanging out with your kids, life is all about connections. This week, we reviewed four unique ways you and your family can use physical connections to build stronger emotional ones.

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Chatting with the cast of the new 'Power Rangers' movie

Recently, we saw the new "Power Rangers" movie. The movie started by explaining the history of the Power Rangers and how they came to be Power Rangers. Jason (the Red Ranger, played by Dacre Montgomery), Billy (Blue, RJ Cyler), Trini (Yellow, Becky G.), Zack (Black, Ludi Lin) and (Pink, Naomi Scott) are high school students in the town of Angel Grove. Each of the characters has a unique personality and is not accepted by their peers. They all have problems or insecurities that prevent them from being too friendly and outgoing.

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On Gardening: Emperor's candlestick, a nostalgic trip to the islands

I was working on a magazine piece this week on nostalgia gardening. While we tend to think of nostalgia gardening as being related to growing something that is heirloom or antique it can also be considered a plant that mentally transports you back to another time or place. One plant that instantly does that is the Emperor's candlestick, Senna alata formerly Cassia alata.

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Book review: 'Children of Eden'

Internet phenomenon and YouTube personality Joey Graceffa has been telling stories in his videos for several years. He is the author of a memoir "In Real Life," and now a teen novel, "Children of Eden" (Keywords Press).

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Girls build confidence and leadership in Girls on the Run

Every spring and fall, the Whatcom Family YMCA gathers girls in third through fifth grades to talk about challenges girls face, teach them to recognize their inner strengths and build up their confidence and a love of running. Girls on the Run is a 10-week program, based on an international curriculum, that has grown to be hugely popular in Whatcom County schools.

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Retired voice teacher, 90, in Bellingham talks about the importance of music

Anna Secrist, 90, shows off her singing skills and talks about the importance of music in her life at Orchard Park Assisted Living on Wednesday, Jan. 18, in Bellingham, Wash.
Evan Abell The Bellingham Herald
Retired voice teacher, 90, in Bellingham talks about the importance of music 2:58

Retired voice teacher, 90, in Bellingham talks about the importance of music

Fresno zoo's baby rhino has a big toy ball, and he knows what to do with it 1:48

Fresno zoo's baby rhino has a big toy ball, and he knows what to do with it

Watch a calzone, pizza's best friend, come to life 1:43

Watch a calzone, pizza's best friend, come to life

Car-sized sea creature surprises South Carolina fishermen 0:47

Car-sized sea creature surprises South Carolina fishermen

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