Words to the Wise and Affirmation; “Good health begins in the mind.”

The Target Center is getting a face-lift. Officials announced yesterday a 129-million-dollar renovation project while celebrating the 25th anniversary of the building’s grand opening. Construction will take place in three phases beginning next summer.

At the Target Center the Lynx play for the WNBA title tonight

Two people are dead and another is hurt following a fire in St. Paul. The blaze broke out last night in three-hundred-block of 11th Avenue South

A woman is in critical condition after being shot in the head at a bus stop in South Minneapolis. Police say the victim was hit last night at the corner of Lake Street and Park Avenue South.

School board members voted yesterday to cancel a one-point-two-million-dollar contract with Reading Horizons. The move was made following protests from people claiming the company provided books that contained cultural and racial stereotypes.

The first Democratic presidential debate happens tonight.  The stakes are high for frontrunner Hillary Clinton as she attempts to hold off a strong challenge from Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders

Former NBA star Lamar Odom is fighting for his life after a four-day party at a Las Vegas-area brothel.  Officials say the ex-Los Angeles Laker was found unconscious yesterday.  Odom was rushed to the hospital, in what’s said to be failing health.  TMZ reports his heart is failing and he’s having serious problems with his kidneys and lungs.  The owner of the brothel says Odom, the ex-husband of reality TV star Khloe Kardashian, was taking herbal Viagra, but was not seen with any illegal drugs
ENTERTAINMENT

 

Memphitz and Toya Wright are reuniting – but only for a reality show.

Marion ‘Suge’ Knight And Katt Williams May Stand Trial For Paparazzo Robbery

Plans for Amber Rose and Blac Chyna to enter the reality TV arena together have been halted.
TV AND MOVIE NEWS

 

“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” has Justin Theroux and a performance by Meghan Trainor and John Legend.

On ABC, “Good Morning America” welcomes Clive Owen and Whoopi Goldberg.

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” has actor Nathan Fillion, NBA star Jalen Rose and Father John Misty.

 

FOX has an all-new episodes of “Empire” and “Rosewood.”

NATIONAL DESSERT DAY

National Dessert Day is celebrated annually on October 14. This is a day to indulge in that wonderful, sweet ending to a meal.

Desserts can be from a list of many things including cakes, cookies, jello, pastries, ice cream, pies, pudding, candy and fruit.

Over the years, desserts have changed from natural candies and nuts to complex souffles and multi-layered cakes.  The available ingredients affect the range of desserts that can be made in each region.  The very first desserts required minimal effort or preparation since ancient cultures were more focused on the nutrition in foods in order to survive.  Now, in modern day culture, there are many more options available in desserts.  Ice cream went from a shaved ice substance with an added flavoring to the dairy based, sweet treat that we eat today.

OBSERVE

Go out to a dessert shop or restaurant and indulge in a sweet treat or try one of these delicious recipes. Post photos on social media using #NationalDessertDay.

Pumpkin Ginger Cupcakes Apple Pie by Grandma Ople Chocolate Mint Cookies Hot Fudge Ice Cream Bar Uncooked Banana Pudding Lemon Cake

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