Karen Telleen-Lawton: Laptop Woes | Homes & Lifestyle

By Karen Telleen-Lawton, Noozhawk Columnist | May 20, 2019 | 4:00 p.m. I was at the grocery check-out line, around 9:30 in the morning. The checker inquired as to how my day was going so far. I considered providing the expected response, “fine.” In truth, however, I had driven to the store to escape the frustration that my Word files suddenly weren’t saving. When I tried, I was getting nonsensical messages such as, “Word cannot open document: user does…

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Fewer users cycle with Danville’s bike-share program compared to same …

Alyssa Keatts and her friend, Amanda Doss, pull bicycles of a rack behind Biscuitville on Riverside Drive and prepare to pedal their way east on the Riverwalk Trail on a bright Sunday afternoon. The Axton residents have taken advantage of Danville’s bike-share program for about a year. “We’ve always had a good time,” Keatts said. “It’s really a fun option for something to do in Danville.” The city’s bike-share program, which allows users to rent a bicycle through the…

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Hitting the new exercise bike every day is a nightmare | Romesh Rangan…

When I was filming in the US a couple of years ago, I saw an advert for a spin bike with a screen on it that meant you could log in and do classes at home. I watched the ad for 30 seconds and was immediately convinced that the only reason I wasn’t absolutely ripped was because this piece of equipment was absent from my life. This is something I have done with a lot of exercise equipment. I…

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Safety of bicyclists more than passing concern | Columns

Please don’t drive into a bicyclist next time you see one. As a bicyclist who was recently hit by a car, I can tell you from personal experience that it hurts. A lot. On a recent Saturday, I was riding my bicycle in the farm country east of Fort Wayne. Nearing home, I passed a road sign with the image of a bicycle and a reminder to motorists to “Share the Road” on North River Road near Kreager Park….

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Indoor cycling guide: how to get started

Everyone wants to get faster on the bike, whether that’s to grab Strava KOMs, get fit for a sportive or shave some time off your ride to work – but what’s the best way to get yourself in shape? In short, take your training indoors. While nothing beats the feeling of crushing your local climb or descending with the wind in your face, if you want to pedal like a pro, indoor training is the most efficient and effective…

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As warmer weather arrives, be on the lookout for bicyclists, mortorcyc…

RICHLAND COUNTY — As the weather warms up so does the urge to get back outside and hit the road (or trail) on a bicycle or a motorcycle. That’s why May is a big for both modes of transportation. May is National Bike Month as well as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Richland Public Health encourages all to get out and ride a bike for healthy exercise. In addition to the popular B&O Bike Trail, take advantage…

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Mum dies on exercise bike trying to get in shape for family holiday

A mum-of-three collapsed and died while exercising to get in shape ahead of a family holiday, her partner said. Joanne Leach, 46, suffered a brain hemorrhage while using an exercise bike in front of the TV in the living room. The care worker, from Holyhead, in North Wales hadn’t long woken up from a nap after working a night shift when she collapsed. Her partner Justin Beilinsohn, 47, managed to resuscitate her before paramedics arrived but tragically died later…

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Parents need to put in effort to prevent childhood obesity

Recent statistics show that, during the past 30 years, the rate of obesity in the United States has more than doubled for preschoolers and adolescents, and has more than tripled for children ages 6 to 11. Pretty frightening numbers aren’t they? Growing up in the 1970s, it was unusual to have more than one or two obese or overweight children in your entire school. This was both a blessing and a curse. It was a blessing that more children…

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Sean Doolittle adjusts to unique challenges of expanded role for Natio…

Sean Doolittle has made five multi-inning appearances already for the Nationals this season. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press) LOS ANGELES — It’s the gap between the eighth inning and ninth, between Sean Doolittle’s most recent pitch and his next one, that has forced the Washington Nationals closer to get creative this season. There have been times in Doolittle’s career, like last year, that followed a very specific rhythm: Start stretching in the sixth. Start throwing in the bullpen in the eighth….

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‘El Chapo’ asks for better jail conditions

Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera is drinking moldy water, stuffing toilet paper in his ears to block out noise because he can’t get earplugs and suffering “psychological scarring” due to lack of sunlight, according to a new letter asking a Brooklyn federal judge to ease his jail conditions. Guzmán, awaiting sentencing on his drug trafficking conviction, urged U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan to tell the federal Metropolitan Correction Center in Manhattan to give him earplugs, two hours of outdoor exercise…

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