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  • Back to school means ... shots! Where to get yours

    Back to school means ... shots!  Where to get yours
    On the to-do list for families with kids heading back to school this fall is be sure vaccines are up to date. Families who have a regular doctor or a medical home, and private insurance should get their children’s vaccines at those offices, said...
  • Video: Invoking Bob Dylan for Florida's back-to-school tax holiday

    Video: Invoking Bob Dylan for Florida's back-to-school tax holiday
    Florida's annual back-to-school tax holiday runs this weekend from August 1 to August 3.  Most clothing items, computers and computer accessories are exempted from the state's 6 percent sales tax. But the list for what's exempt and what's taxable is...
  • Families expected to spend more on back-to-school this year

    Families expected to spend more on back-to-school this year
    Families expect to spend more on school items than they did last year, even though more than 80 percent say the tough economy still impacts their spending decisions, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual back-to-school survey....
  • Lápices, ropa o computadoras: No pague impuestos durante tres días

    Lápices, ropa o computadoras: No pague impuestos durante  tres días
    La clásica y sencilla lista de útiles escolares es cosa del pasado. Ya no se limita a libretas, lápices de colores, bultos y mochilas. Ahora, niños y jóvenes están pensando en que necesitan una computadora y hasta una tableta, lo que tiene a muchos padres...
  • School theme in August at Mardi Gras

    School theme in August at Mardi Gras
     Mardi Gras Casino has a back-to-school theme in August and awards cash, bonus play and prizes, including a Teacher's Pet promotion. Mondays Back to School Electronics Giveaway. Drawing at 9:30 p.m. Entry earning period 2 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Earn 20...
  • Five questions for financial gerontologist Cyndi Hutchins

     Five questions for financial gerontologist Cyndi Hutchins
    As baby boomers ebb out of the workforce and into retirement, financial advisers are helping wind down their clients' careers by preparing them for soon-to-be-reduced incomes. Meet Cyndi Hutchins, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's director of financial...
  • Fest planner: Northalsted Market Days, Chicago Hot Dog Fest, Bud Billiken Parade, more

    Fest planner: Northalsted Market Days, Chicago Hot Dog Fest, Bud Billiken Parade, more
    August already? This weekend's fests—Ginza Festival, Northalsted Market Days, Bud Billiken Parade and more—signify the height of fest season for me. The weather's warm and humid, Lollapalooza is in the rearview mirror and college students will...
  • Wednesday's Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Back-to-School Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Children's Home Society of Florida, 401 NE Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-453-6400. Community Leaders Meeting, 7 p.m. at Azteca, 8800 W. State Road 84, Davie. Free. Call 954-474-5226....
  • Teen Vogue's Back-to-School Saturdays set to kick off

    Teen Vogue's Back-to-School Saturdays set to kick off
    Teen Vogue initiated a shopping day full of special promotions called Back-to-School Saturday in 2012. This year, the event, aka #BTSS,  has been stretched to almost a month long, from Friday through the Labor Day weekend (and it's been renamed Back-to-...
  • Back-to-school sales tax holiday to save Floridians $40 million

    Back-to-school sales tax holiday to save Floridians $40 million
    The back-to-school sales tax holiday on Aug. 1-3 is expected to save Floridians at least $40 million, the Florida Retail Federation said Tuesday. That weekend, shoppers won't have to pay taxes on clothing, footwear and accessories that cost $100 or...
  • Tuesday's Bulletin Board

    Tuesday Anxiety, Depression and Anger Control Support Group, 10 a.m. at 1204 S. Military Trail, Deerfield Beach. Free. Call 954-571-9800. Back-to-School Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Children's Home Society of Florida, 401 NE Fourth St., Fort...