TEMPO STORIES FOR MONDAY, JULY 19, 2004
Cabbage Patch Kids: The next generation
Following in the plush and plastic footsteps of Care Bears, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and My Little Pony, another toy from the 1980s - the Cabbage Patch Kid - is poised to make a comeback.
Retro toys get makeovers

'Carmen' seduces but doesn't sizzle
Small wonder it is considered the greatest opera ever written. Bizet's Carmen has some of the most gorgeous music ever heard on the opera stage.

Fine feathers for empty nests
Home Style: All five homes at this year's Homefest are part of an industry trend toward lifestyle homes. These homes may have less square footage than upscale family homes, but even more luxury amenities.
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Summer festival guide
Eat well, make friends and celebrate traditions at churches, riverfronts and parks all season long.

Get to it!
Taste of Simone's.
TV Best Bets
HEALTH & FITNESS
Body & mind
Taking care of your whole self.
Spice up basic foods and still eat healthy
Readers ask me why I am always recommending basic foods such as oatmeal, brown rice, chicken breast, egg whites, vegetables and fruits. They also ask how I can eat these foods on such a consistent basis without getting bored.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Incubus loses style points by forgetting 'less is more'
According to an adage, a woman who wants to dazzle should remove at least one accessory before heading out. If Incubus had adopted a similar less-is-more philosophy for its song arrangements, the band's show Friday at U.S. Bank Arena would have been a lot more stunning.
Will Smith remains summer's sure bet
Will Smith has the summer crowd well programmed.
Elliott Smith album coming year after death
Elliott Smith's final album, from a basement on the hill, will be released Oct. 19, a year after his death, his estate has announced.
PEOPLE
QB dispels 'I do' rumor for 'I, Robot' actress
So what if they look like a cozy couple? Looks apparently are not what they seem in the world of sports and movie stars, especially when the two collide, like they have in the romance between New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and I, Robot actress Bridget Moynahan.
Duncan Disses Broadway
Perennially perky Sandy Duncan is slamming what she considers the sorry state of Broadway musicals.
Birthdays
Former Sen. George McGovern is 82. Actor Dennis Cole is 64.
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Suffering children, desperate parents
Thousands of parents with severely ill children face decisions most of us cannot imagine, as cash-strapped states are slashing Medicaid and cutting off families who desperately need help. This series examines those extreme choices and the families who are making them.

Technology news
Our weekly guide to computers, the Web and the latest gadgets.

Women of the Year
The Enquirer honors 10 Tristaters for their service to their community. The newspaper has recognized women of distinction annually since 1968.

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