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  • Lessons of the Samuel Burgos toy gun Broward school expulsion

     
    It's nice that the Broward school district has lifted the expulsion of 8-year-old Samuel Burgos for inadvertently bringing a toy pellet gun to elementary school. It's not so nice that it took nearly a full year for officials to do......
  • America's Next Great Restaurant: The lost recaps, Episode 7

     
    Bob Swank's lost recaps of America's Next Great Restaurant are a bonus feature on Dining@Large. Enjoy. RG Previous episode recaps are available here. Full episodes are available on Hulu.com. Episode 7 – Into the Mouths of Babes In the previous...
  • Demolition Monday -- end of a tradition, sort of.

     
    First, welcome all the Spartans fans who are taking time out of their busy day to visit this blog. Appreciate the business and the comments. As you can see, FAU heads into this game (and season) with low expectations,......
  • Kids Cause 12% of Driver Distraction, Study Finds

     
    Ahh, kids. They're your precious cargo when you're running errands in a car, but they can also be the biggest distraction. From breaking up backseat squabbles between siblings to helping a child reach that toy that dropped on the floor,......
  • Is taking some gift cards a big deal? Ask Lindbergh Carpenter — he lost his job for it

    In the buildup to the trial of Mayor Sheila Dixon on theft charges, we did not hear much about Lindbergh Carpenter Jr. He was not billed as the leading man or even a star witness. He is not, as far as anyone knows, a former boyfriend of the mayor. He's...
  • Social media can help you help those in need

    Giving to those less fortunate used to mean a donation of time or money, but with social media there are so many new ways to support your favorite charity. Get the word out for a charity you care about in a blog post, a tweet or by sending out a...
  • Granny's a nanny, so pappy protests

    Dear Amy: My mother is a beloved member of our family.  Everyone who meets her loves her instantly. Because mom is so great and such a fun person to be around, whenever I or one of my siblings travels with our families, we will often invite mom and pay...
  • Purdue students look to invent the next great toy

    Purdue students look to invent the next great toy
    It was a look into Christmas future. Ideas for high-tech contraptions are being hatched and assembled on the campus of Purdue University and student's grades riding on how well their toy works. "This is what everything culminates to," said student...
  • Pacers, Fox 59 team up to deliver presents to IPS school

    Pacers, Fox 59 team up to deliver presents to IPS school
    The season of giving is in full force in Central Indiana. Toys were given out Monday to kindergarten students at Indianapolis Public Schools’ school #54. It was all a part of “NBA Cares: Home for the Holidays” with the Indiana Pacers...
  • Toddler tests mom's search and rescue skills

    If I am ever invited to your home and I show up late, here's my excuse: I have been searching the house for any number of items that are necessary to get out of the door. Shoes, keys, my wallet, diapers all have a new pair of legs. Those legs have a...
  • Pets Grieve Too

    Q: I have father and son cocker spaniels, both born in my house and used to being together. The father is 12 years old though, so I know the time will come when he will leave us. Since the younger (age 7) has always been around his dad, when that...