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  • Decor through the decades: How kitchen and bath product designs have evolved

    (BPT) - Remember when brass fixtures and mauve countertops were all the rage in kitchen design? How about the days of shag carpet (yes, in the bathroom) and avocado tile? Fortunately, those particular trends have come and gone. And, whether you embraced them or not, they did have an influence on the space you live in right now. Take a look through the decades to see how decor styles have evolved into the modern kitchens and bathrooms of today.

  • Lower Home Cooling Costs And Increased Energy Efficiency

    (NAPSI)—Energy prices in California are among the highest in the nation. Fortunately, homeowners in the Golden State and across the country can beat the heat at home and in their wallets with spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation.

  • Turn your fantasy fairytale wedding into reality

    (BPT) - Every girl dreams of her fantasy wedding. It usually includes a Prince Charming standing next to her at the altar, saying “I do,” while surrounding by friends and family in a fairytale atmosphere.

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Planning, communication and cooperation help reduce back-to-school worry for parents of students with diabetes

(BPT) - Children begin each school year excited about making new friends, and learning new things. But children living with diabetes and their families may also feel uncertain or uneasy about how their diabetes will be managed throughout the school day.

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Featuring scores and odds from major U.S. and Canadian leagues, NCAA too! Scores, odds, injury reports and More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness video product teaches you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Three levels of difficulty, thousands of puzzles, a 40-minute game timer and a user-friendly interface. More >>

Gas Prices

Gas Prices

Local gas prices from over 130,000 stations in the U.S., along with maps to each location. More >>

Horoscopes

Horoscopes

Featuring sun signs, the Chinese Zodiac, a love meter, star charts, daily astro picks, daily peak time, and much more. More >>




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Thursday 07/31/2014
Tech-Savvy Tips to Get Kids Organized for Back-to-School
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 1:37 am

(StatePoint) When it’s time for the kids to head back to school, they’ll often find themselves buried in binders, folders and enough loose-leaf paper to transcribe “War and Peace.” Your son or daughter might be able to keep these supplies neat and tidy for a couple of days, maybe even a week or two, but eventually, organization is going to fall by the wayside.

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See how a fitness expert stays fit and healthy with a daily dose of fun
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 1:37 am

(BPT) - Keoni Hudoba wasn’t always the renowned New York City fitness trainer he is today. A native of Hawaii, he came to New York as a performer, and developed a love for fitness through a series of healthy steps that led to a radical transformation.

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Raising Autism Awareness for Better Lives
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 1:37 am

(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - While there is currently no cure for autism, early detection and intervention can result in critical improvements for many young children. Learn more at www.autismspeaks.org.

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New Survey: Small-Business Improvement; Employees Concerned About Benefits
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 1:37 am

(NAPSI)—Small-business owners have something to be optimistic about, according to a recent study, which found that 84 percent of small-business leaders say they’re either maintaining or growing sales in 2014.

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Noncitizens And Selective Service
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 1:37 am

(NAPSI)—Many people in other parts of the world still see the U.S. as a place where they can enjoy the opportunity for greater freedom and prosperity. Both these benefits of living in the U.S., however, come with certain obligations.

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Deal Month In Orlando
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 1:37 am

(NAPSI)—If making nearly half the cost of your vacation disappear sounds like magic, then Orlando just might cast a spell on you this September.

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Making That Back-To-College Move Easier
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 1:36 am

(NAPSI)—As the new school year approaches, college students everywhere are preparing for their trip back to campus.

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Back-To-School Budget Tips
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 1:36 am

(NAPSI)—Preparing to go back to school used to be as simple as stocking up the latest textbooks and grabbing a calculator. Today, college students and their parents regularly spend an average of over $800 on apparel, electronics, dorm furnishings and more. As a nation, that means spending for back-to-college reaches over $45 billion. When you add in monthly fees for Internet access, phone data plans and other ongoing technology-related expenses, the "basics" are more costly than ever before.

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OV Mayor Candidates Debate

The Oro Valley Mayor Candidates Dr. Satish I. Hiremath, and Pat Straney debated on July 30 at ...

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