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Back to School

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  • I Am Not 'Back-to-School' Shopping

    I Am Not 'Back-to-School' Shopping
    Anyone with me? According to this article on Yahoo Shine, "The average family spends over $600 annually on back-to-school shopping, making it the second-biggest consumer-spending season of the year." But, honestly, we don't need anything right now,...
  • Legislative notebook: ABC reform, Uber, Common Core … Friday at the Virginia General Assembly

    Legislative notebook: ABC reform, Uber, Common Core … Friday at the Virginia General Assembly
    State legislators are working on a massive overhaul of Virginia's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, saying they want it to run more like a business. The ABC would still be a state-run liquor monopoly under Senate Bill 1032 and a companion bill in the...
  • Marla Ridenour: Ohio State QB Jones must stick to academic commitment

    While I was stunned by Cardale Jones' announcement Thursday, I laud the redshirt sophomore quarterback for staying at Ohio State and realizing he wasn't ready for the NFL after three starts. I applaud the loyalty he showed by holding a press conference...
  • Survey: Consumers plan to spend more to achieve 2015 resolutions

    Do New Year's resolutions lead to changes in consumers' buying decisions? Do consumers spend more or less to reach their goals? Those are a couple of questions Boston-based consulting firm Influence Central posed to more than 400 women this month to...
  • Pakistani school reopens nearly a month after Taliban massacred 150 students and staff

    Pakistani children returned on Monday to the school where Taliban gunmen killed 150 of their classmates and teachers last month, clutching their parents' hands tightly in a poignant symbol of perseverance despite the horrors they had endured. It was...
  • Pakistani school reopens after Taliban massacre of students

    Pakistani children returned on Monday to the school where Taliban gunmen killed 150 of their classmates and teachers last month, clutching their parents' hands tightly in a poignant symbol of perseverance despite the horrors they had endured. It was the...
  • Flu rages, fears mount as students head back to school

    Flu rages, fears mount as students head back to school
    The scene is set for the flu season, already deadly, to take a dramatic turn for the worst in the Lehigh Valley. Circulating is a particularly nasty strain of the flu against which the vaccine offers little protection. And now, just as students are...
  • After the fun of winter camp, it's time to go back to school

    After the fun of winter camp, it's time to go back to school
    EUSTIS — During the holiday break, kids who attended winter camp sponsored by the Eustis Park and Recreation Department kept busy making gingerbread houses, playing basketball and kickball and more. "We always keep them busy," program...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Treatments and self-care steps can help ease discomfort caused by eczema

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 10-year-old daughter has very dry skin, and it seems to get worse when school starts. She develops red, itchy patches on her arms and lower legs. They usually fade away after a while, but they really bother her. What could be the...
  • Pesticide Education "Back to School" Resources

     
    The Pesticide Education folks at Penn State have posted their “back to School” issue. This year they’re sharing pest management and pesticide safety resources. This is really great stuff. There are insect morphology and metamorphosis...
  • Reasons moms hate sending their kids back to school

    Reasons moms hate sending their kids back to school
    Don’t get me wrong, I was as excited to send the kiddos back to school as the rest of the moms out there who’ve had a 12-week hiatus from normal daily life. I just wish we could remove a couple irritating back to school elements from the...