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Published: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 1:00 a.m.

Cake boss

Hold the eggs, butter and cream: The White House pastry chef says he soon will be leaving after seven years in the First Kitchen.

First lady and healthy eating advocate Michelle Obama now must find a new pastry chef. The successful candidate will be able to create a dessert whose primary ingredients are broccoli, sprouted wheat grain and unseasoned tofu slabs.

Doom generation: People in the 18- to 24-year-old age group face a grim financial future and may not be able to afford Social Security benefits for baby boomers, a new book argues.

For boomers, the good news is that because of global warming, there won’t be any ice floes on which to set us adrift.

Don’t Know Much About History: On this day in 1979, a new TV network called C-SPAN began broadcasting with live video from the U.S. House of Representatives.

Striving for content that would establish it as a platform for eye-glazing material, the network debuted with a speech on the House floor by Tennessee congressman Al Gore.

— Mark Carlson, Herald staff


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