Jolie Lee, KARE 11

Jolie Lee

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  • CITIZEN-TIMES.com
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Past articles by Jolie:

Cinco de Mayo: Why is it a holiday?

Cinco de Mayo is Thursday, and for many Americans, that means enjoying Mexican food—and probably a few margaritas. → Read More

Cinco de Mayo: Why is it a holiday?

Cinco de Mayo is Thursday, do you know its significance to America? → Read More

7 St. Patrick's Day traditions explained

Get out your green! It's St. Patrick's Day. USA TODAY Network explains the origins of some of the Irish holiday's traditions. → Read More

Friday 13th: Why Is It Known As Day Of Bad Luck?

In case you haven't noticed today, Friday, November, 13 is the third of three Friday the 13ths in 2015. The other two were in February and March. → Read More

Happy Bastille Day: Why the U.S. should care about the French holiday

July 14th is often thought of as France's Independence Day. More accurately, it's the French National Day — called La Fête Nationale in French — → Read More

Friday 13th: Why Is It Known As Day Of Bad Luck?

Everyone knows Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day. But why does it have such a bad reputation? One reason is that both Friday and the → Read More

10 other White House security breaches

The drone is the latest in a string of notable White House security breaches. Here's a look of past lapses: → Read More

No pants subway ride 2015 takes D.C.

Jan. 12 was No Pants Subway Ride day, an annual event celebrating silliness. → Read More

Christmas traditions explained: The eggnog

The milky, frothy drink is often flavored with nutmeg and spiked with alcohol. The beverage originated as a wintertime drink for British aristocracy. → Read More

Christmas traditions explained: Caroling

Yuletide carols being sung by a choir is a quintessential Christmas scene. The tradition of singing songs for neighbors goes as far back as the 8th or 9th century. → Read More

Christmas traditions explained: Mistletoe

Why do we pucker up under the mistletoe each Christmas? There's a number of stories. One dates back to Norse mythology. → Read More

Graphic: Dolls and diversity through the decades

View the evolution of dolls and diversity from the early 1990s to the present day: → Read More

Consumer change written on faces of multicultural dolls

Growing diversity is pushing toy makers to create dolls that better reflect their owners. → Read More

Christmas traditions explained: The tree

The Christmas tree has become so popular that 8 in 10 Americans put one up in their homes, according to a 2013 survey by Pew Research Center. → Read More

Christmas traditions explained: The tree

The Christmas tree has become so popular that 8 in 10 Americans put one up in their homes, according to a 2013 survey by Pew Research Center. We can thank the Germans for the tradition. It dates back to the Middle Ages. → Read More

How Thanksgiving became an official holiday

Every year families gather around tables to celebrate Thanksgiving. But how did it become an official holiday? → Read More

Traditions: How Thanksgiving became an official holiday

Every year families gather around tables across the USA to celebrate Thanksgiving. But how did it become an official holiday? → Read More

Thanksgiving traditions: Turkey pardoning explained

The presidential turkey pardon has also become a Thanksgiving tradition, but its origins are a bit murky. → Read More

Mittens vs. gloves? Debate rages on

The first day of winter is Dec. 21, but it's beginning to feel a lot like Jack Frost is passing through parts of the USA. Which brings us to the → Read More

Mittens vs. gloves? Debate rages on

USA TODAY Network takes a deeper dive look at the mitten vs. glove debate. → Read More