New pet parent? How to help a rescue dog adapt

Tray Ling

They say adopt don’t shop; but when it comes to training a rescue animal there can be some obstacles.

More than 3 million Americans took home a new pet in 2020. I was one of them, and I am delighted to be a new dog mom to a little black lab mix named Annie.

When we hit the hiking trails around the Roanoke Valley, she proves herself to be adventurous and athletic. New items, like a birthday balloon, get her very curious. And Annie’s energy is endless, especially when a squeaky ball is in play.

Nowadays whenever she goes to

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Bridgerton family tree: Who are the Bridgerton siblings and how old are they? | TV & Radio | Showbiz & TV

Tray Ling

Bridgerton is a romance drama series on Netflix, which is based on the novels of the same name by Julia Quinn. Each of the stories focuses on a different Bridgerton sibling as they attempt to find love and the TV adaptation followed Daphne Bridgerton (played by Phoebe Dynevor). has created a family tree explaining the Bridgerton family history.

Who are the Bridgerton siblings?

Bridgerton is a scandalous period drama set in Regency London following the female Bridgerton children as they attempt to find suitors during the marriage season.

Daphne Bridgerton is the main focus of the Netflix hit and

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Massive move: Pillsbury House moving to Baltic

Tray Ling

It may not be our top story tonight, but it’s definitely a big one.

Next week a moving company out of Sioux City has the arduous task of moving this massive house from eastern Sioux Falls all the way to Baltic.

It’s called the Pillsbury House — it’s been a landmark along Highway 11 for decades that has a lot of history behind it.

It’s hard to miss this gigantic farmhouse along Highway 11.

It’s been owned by Bill and Tonya Burns for years, but recently they made the decision to sell it on one condition, that it could be

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House lines up Thursday vote as Democrats fast-track Austin waiver

Tray Ling

A waiver vote won’t happen until a day after Biden’s swearing in, so Austin won’t be on the job for day one of the new administration. But House Democrats are moving to fast-track Austin, who testified Tuesday afternoon at a Senate confirmation hearing, by scrapping an open hearing and committee votes on a waiver.

Instead, the panel will likely hold a closed-door briefing with the nominee, according to two aides.

Despite some consternation among Republicans about fast-tracking the waiver, Democrats are bullish about the prospects for GOP support. In a call with committee Democrats on Tuesday afternoon, Armed Services Chair

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I’m a single mom. I take my kids on trips. My mother says that’s crazy and I should be saving for a house. What do you think?

Tray Ling

I am a single mother of two children. 

I work six days per week and I also go to school. We live on our own in a house that I currently rent. I am saving to buy a home of my own, and I am also paying off my car. This pandemic has not affected my plans very much, which I’m thankful for. 

Our house is small. It accommodates all three of us just fine, but once every three months I like to rent a hotel room in different cities. Sometimes, I rent a hotel room by the beach, Las

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