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Travel

Backpack trip tells geologic story of Grand Canyon

When I first peered into the layer cake that is the Grand Canyon several years ago, I was surprised to spot a continuous strip of green between a grayish section and a red-brown one. "How could so much shrubbery grow in the desert Southwest?" I wondered as I stood at the edge of the South Rim.

Travel

Jamaica's sweet lodgings over the water, atop the sea

(A big deal is happening: the first overwater bungalows in the Caribbean were to open Dec. 2. Similar to overwater bungalows in French Polynesia, Jamaica's Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay has figured out how to put the romantic lodgings safely in Caribbean waters. We got a sneak peek and the chance to be among the first test guests to stay overnight in one of the most romantic lodgings in the world.)

Living

Game review: 'Just Dance 17,' gets kids off the couch and into the virtual club

Parents need to know that "Just Dance 2017" is a dancing game. The game's music library includes a wide variety of dance songs, some of which include the occasional suggestive lyrics and/or dance moves. The game does require internet access in order to link to a UPlay Rewards account, public global platform for sharing, or compete online with the rest of the world. In-game ads for DLC, including "Unlimited" streaming service and premium songs, add pressure to players to spend real money beyond the price of the actual game.

Videos

Remembering Peggy Gamble

Church members and family friends share memories of Peggy Gamble at her funeral.
Alva James-Johnson The Ledger-Enquirer
Remembering Peggy Gamble 2:23

Remembering Peggy Gamble

Man pleads guilty to murder of Columbus woman 0:36

Man pleads guilty to murder of Columbus woman

Family of Peggy Gamble reacts to guilty plea 0:53

Family of Peggy Gamble reacts to guilty plea

Tompkins defeats Darr for Muscogee County sheriff 1:27

Tompkins defeats Darr for Muscogee County sheriff