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Known for their mix of folk, old-time country and swing, Marcy Marxer (left) and Cathy Fink are touring their 44th album, "Dancin' in the Kitchen."

COUNTRY TIMES: Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer album 'Dancin' in the Kitchen' celebrates family diversity

You would think Grammy Award-winning folk musician Cathy Fink would coast on the kudos she is collecting as executive producer of "On Redemption Road," the just-released album by folk hero Tom Paxton. But Ms. Fink and her musical collaborator and spouse, Marcy Marxer, are also touring behind their just-released 44th album, "Dancin' in the Kitchen," spreading the word about the joy of all family configurations.

In this Oct. 3, 2009 photo, Tenderfoot Scout Bradley Corr, 11, left, his father Warren Corr, Troop 29 committee member, right, and his grandfather Ted Corr, who is Unit Commissioner with the Forks of the Delaware district of the Minis Trails Council walk along the shore of Stillwater Lake at Boy Scout camp at Camp Minsi in Pocono Summit, Pa. As the Boy Scouts of America heads toward its 100th anniversary in February, its first century adds up to a remarkable saga, full of achievement, complexity and contradiction. On one hand, no other U.S. youth organization has served as many boys, an estimated 112 million over the years. On the other hand, in both the courts and the public arena, the BSA has doggedly defended its right to discriminate, excluding gays and atheists from its ranks, and overriding requests from some local units to soften those policies. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Boy Scouts take another controversial stand: A good scout is a vaccinated scout

- The Washington Times

Boy Scouts are expected to embody virtues like being trustworthy, kind and obedient, but they are also expected to stay healthy -- which is why national policy urges boys, teens and adults to stay up on their vaccinations. However, due to the current debate on vaccine safety, this longtime health policy has received blowback from some families.

Love, American style: Adultery and 'polyamory' still no-nos

- The Washington Times

A 2014 survey of 15,738 Americans finds strong rejection of adultery and homes with multiple live-in sex partners. It also finds that two-thirds of Americans do not see marriage as an "outdated institution," a Texas professor told the Family Research Council Wednesday.

Hand-drawn 'Princess' stands apart from other Oscar nominees

- Associated Press

The princess laughs and floats in sumie-brush sketches of faint pastel, a lush landscape that animated film director Isao Takahata has painstakingly depicted to relay his gentle message of faith in this world.