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  • Back-to-school fair helps parents and kids

    Back-to-school fair helps parents and kids
    Kindergartner Isaiah Brazell, 5, sat patiently for a back-to-school haircut Saturday as volunteer barber Cliff Colston wielded his clippers. Nearby, Isaiah's mother, Yolanda Robinson, waited with other parents whose children were getting free haircuts at...
  • Glastonbury's Monaco Ford Holding Clothing Drive

    GLASTONBURY — Monaco Ford is hosting a clothing drive to help children get ready for back-to-school. The dealership is teaming up with Style Saves for an event on Sunday at Casona, 681 Wethersfield Ave. in Hartford. Style Saves will be helping 60...
  • Middle-class shoppers more sensitive to back-to-school supply costs

    WEST MILWAUKEE, Wis. The giant pencil cutouts screaming "One Big Sale Here" throughout the Target store are a dead giveaway: This is the country's second-biggest shopping season. And for the great majority of Americans, the annual back-to-school...
  • Back-to-school coupons & deals

    Back-to-school coupons & deals
    If you're back-to-school shopping this weekend before public school starts Monday, I've got loads of savings and deals for you. The average family will spend more than $669 on school necessities this year, says a National Retail Federation survey. Fight...
  • Church packs good wishes for Lehigh Valley pupils

    Church packs good wishes for Lehigh Valley pupils
    Always this time of year, long ago, we knew the tide of summer was withdrawing, because television would start carrying commercials about such items as blue jeans and notebooks. One commercial in particular had a man calling out "Levi's" in a sort of...
  • Broward County families out for last minute school supplies

    Broward County families out for last minute school supplies
    The countdown to the new school year is on in Broward County, and so is last-minute back-to-school shopping. Students and parents headed to local stores Friday to stock up on paper, color pencils and other school supplies needed for the new school...
  • Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond

    Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond
    NEW YORK CITY— Kevin Liles is riding high. On a bright August afternoon, the Baltimore-born entertainment mogul is ensconced 35 stories above midtown Manhattan, enjoying lunch at one of the city's most exclusive hotels, the Mandarin Oriental....
  • J.C. Penney's next hurdles are big ones too

    Analysts are weighing in on J.C. Penney's improved second quarter results, and while liquidity concerns through 2015 have subsided and the company has achieved stability, concerns have shifted to the next phase for Penney. Standard & Poor's analyst...
  • Keep your expensive back-to-school clothes clean and bright

    Keep your expensive back-to-school clothes clean and bright
    For many families, clothing represents the largest share of back-to-school expenses each year. The amount of money that goes into a new school wardrobe paired with the reality that kids tend to be careless about their stained clothing can be daunting, but...
  • Back to School Bites

    Back to School Bites
    When it comes to packing lunches and after school snacks for your little ones, it's easy to get into a rut. But by making a few delicious and convenient choices in the grocery store, you can break away from the same old sandwich routine and serve up...
  • Back-to-school checkup

    Back-to-school checkup
    If a back-to-school shopping list is the only list you've made for your child, you may want to get out another clipboard. Doctors are recommending that parents accomplish items on a health to-do checklist before the first day of school so that their...