| Jan 30, 2015
| 10:36 AM
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...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 8:47 AM
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...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:42 PM
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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:57 PM
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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:25 PM
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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:20 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Words that make many children frown — "back to school" — are the heartbeat of the promotion schedule this month at Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com). Mondays bring the "Back to...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:24 AM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:40 AM
This month more than 50 million American children will report to our public and elementary school systems to begin another school year, bringing with them not only new books, laptops, smartphones and iPads, but also their parents' hopes and dreams for a...