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  • Lawmakers push 'Small Business Saturday' tax holiday

    Lawmakers push 'Small Business Saturday' tax holiday
    TALLAHASSEE - After passing a glut of sales tax holidays last year, lawmakers are preparing for another this year, this one targeting small businesses. Bills from Sen. Rene Garcia, R-Miami, and Rep. Jay Fant, R-Jacksonville, would eliminate the sales...
  • Legislative notebook: Bills headed to McAuliffe

    RICHMOND – Legislation that would require statewide norms for school seclusion and restraint policies is headed to the governor for his signature. Senate Bill 782 passed the House unanimously Friday. It had already cleared the Senate. The bill...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Monday's Bulletin Board

    Monday 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 954-453-5400. Classical Music Appreciation, 6 p.m. at Dania Beach Paul DeMaio Branch Library, One Park Ave. East, Dania...
  • 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...