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The season for picking fresh strawberries locally grown in the Portage la Prairie area arrives on or about Canada Day. Are you ready to make Strawberry Shortcake Biscuits? Ted provides the recipe. (Photo courtesy Crosby Molasses)

Celebrate strawberry season with this recipe

Not all gardeners have their own patch of homegrown strawberries. Thanks to large scale commercial growers, picking should get underway about a week from now. As always, Mother Nature is still in control and dictates when.

So you speak Canadian, eh?

As I’ve been working with my editor in Oregon, she sometimes points out words or expressions I’ve used that might be uniquely Canadian.

Courteney Cox in "Cougar Town" (ABC/KAREN NEAL)

Father fears stepson has been caught by 'cougar'

DEAR AMY: I have a stepson who has been dating and living with a "cougar" since he was 23-years-old. He is now 33. She is 14 years his senior. He wants to have kids but she has never had any and doesn't plan to have any after they get married.

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men. (Fotolia)

Could women's lifespan explain Alzheimer's?

WASHINGTON -- Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men.

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