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The Best Flour for Sourdough Starters: An Investigation

[Photographs: Tim Chin, unless otherwise noted] There are plenty of recipes out there for sourdough starters, and there’s a mountain of literature that you can read to understand how they work. Almost all of these resources try to answer one central question: Is there…
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The House gets ready for some makeup games

CRUNCHTIME FOR CONGRESS — Lawmakers have some makeup work to do. With members mostly stuck at home for the past few months because of the coronavirus pandemic, Congress’s list of legislative to-do items has piled up — especially in the House, which has operated on…
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Looking forward to the NHL's return

By Kevin McGranStaff Reporter Tue., May 26, 2020timer3 min. read The thing I miss most during this pandemic, is looking forward to things. In the Before Times, I could look forward to small things, like seeing friends, going for a nice dinner, or drinks after the game.
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FIFA bans Haiti soccer official for sexual abuse allegations

ZURICH—The president of Haiti’s soccer federation has been suspended from the sport while under investigation for alleged sexual abuse of young women players at the national training centre. FIFA said its ethics committee investigators removed Yves Jean-Bart from duty…
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US new-home sales post slight gain in April

U.S. new home sales ticked up 0.6% in April, a surprising gain amid the coronavirus outbreak that hints at the relative health of many consumers By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer May 26, 2020, 2:39 PM 2 min read BALTIMORE — U.S. new home sales ticked up…