May 9, 2021
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Princess Diana’s Wedding Dress to Go On Display at Kensington Palace

The wedding between the future Princess Diana and Prince Charles on July 29, 1981—which was recently dramatized on the hit Netflix series The Crown—was a global event. An estimated 750 million people tuned into the broadcast; Britain declared their nuptials a national holiday.

It’s no surprise, then, that the gown worn by Diana is among the most famous bridal statements of all time. For the first time in years, admirers will soon be able to see it on widespread public display.

Diana’s onetime home of Kensington Palace in London has announced that the dress will go on display from

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40 essentials for new owners

Adopt, don’t shop.

That’s the motto when looking to add a new furry friend to your family, as there are so many cats and dogs awaiting fur-ever homes that are currently in shelters across America.

National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day comes around every April 30, bringing awareness to the fact that a whopping 6.5 million companion animals end up in shelters every year, according to the ASPCA website. Only about 3.2 million of those shelter animals are adopted each year, with the remaining half waiting for families to rescue them.

If that family happens to be yours, there are

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Carr Center Cake Auction incentives list

The 35th annual Carr Center Cake Auction will take place from 8:15 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. It will be streamed live on To bid on the cakes by phone call 740453-2525. Text to bid numbers are 740-562-4741, 740-562-4971, ​740-562-4950, 740-562-4748 and​740-562-4957.

Cakes and incentives not picked up by 11 a.m. Friday at Secrest Auditorium will be donated to a local charity.

The following is a provided list of sponsored cakes and incentives. 


8:15 a.m. 

1 Mayor Don Mason – Courthouse print by Mary Ann Bucci

3 WHIZ News Director George Hiotis – Golf with George

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Please send your events, meetings, etc., to [email protected] at least 2 weeks in advance. 

Destin City Hall

All city meetings are being held at the City Hall Annex, 4100 Indian Bayou Trail, until further notice. All meetings are subject to change or cancellation. To virtually view the meeting, To view/stream is

Harbor Capacity Steering Committee, 5:30 p.m. April 29

City Council, 6 p.m. May 3

Okaloosa Arts Art Show

The Okaloosa School District and Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation host the Okaloosa Arts sixth through 12th grade art show from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 28 and 29

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Many families have adopted new pets during the pandemic; here’s how to prepare for your cat or dog’s best, healthy life | Health | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander

Of all the things to result from the past year of pandemic-pressured living, perhaps the best has been more time spent with our four-legged companions.

Another bright outcome of that extra homebound time has been more households opting to introduce new furry friends into their homes, either for the first time or as siblings to existing pets.

In the face of many challenges presented throughout 2020, the Spokane Humane Society only saw a 3 percent decrease in adoption numbers for the year, says Executive Director Ed Boks.

“Despite the government shutdown and social distancing and having adoptions

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Joe Biden’s dogs, Champ and Major, have returned to the White House

Champ and Major are out of the doghouse and back in the White House.

President Joe Biden’s two dogs have returned to his side after a stay at the president’s Delaware home, a previously-scheduled trip that came after Major “nipped” the hand of a Secret Service agent earlier this month.

The boys are back! President Joe Biden’s dogs, Champ and Major, have returned to the White House. Adam Schultz / White House

Michael LaRosa, the press secretary for first lady Jill Biden, confirmed to NBC News that the family’s two German shepherds have been back in the White House for

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