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Sep 23, 2014
3:24 PM
Everybody in the pool

Jessica Merill wants you to take regular Zumba and just add water

Lisa Bodell works at a school, so she spends most of her day surrounded by children. Sounds germy. That’s part of what makes heading to Aqua Zumba class at the Health Club of Concord, where she can interact with a bunch of other full-grown adults, so appealing. That and the chance to try out what she watches at work all day. “I feel like a little kid in here,” Bodell said. “I…

Sep 23, 2014
12:00 PM
Back at it

Check it out, Ms. America 2014 is none other than Dr. Stephanie Mills

Dr. Stephanie Mills of Crossroads Chiropractic, better known to her loyal patients and radio listeners everywhere as Dr. Stephanie, was named Ms. America 2014 on Aug. 9 after a pageant in Brea, Calif. We figured that seemed like a pretty great reason to catch up with her. How did you get involved in the Ms. America 2014 Pageant?Well, I was looking for a pageant that adult women could compete in, and actually,…

Sep 23, 2014
3:02 PM
Who you calling fat?

We checked in with S&W Sports to find the funkiest rides around

We already knew that S&W Sports on South Main Street is the place to go for your standard biking and skiing needs. But we’re not doing standard here – we’re looking for the knowledge on some funkier stuff. Turns out, S&W is the place to go for that, too. Want to keep biking through the winter, across frozen ponds and other arctic obstacles? Sure. Feel like sharing a chair…

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