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  • 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...
  • Pakistani school reopens after Taliban massacre of students

    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...
  • 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...
  • Survey: Consumers plan to spend more to achieve 2015 resolutions

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Back to school giveaways

    Back to school giveaways
    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...
  • 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...
  • Vaccination myths endanger everyone [Commentary]

    Vaccination myths endanger everyone [Commentary]
    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...