May 5, 2015

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  • Real Estate

    Quick tips to reduce moving stress

    (BPT) - Moving brings exciting possibilities of a different neighborhood, fresh spaces to decorate and new family traditions to be made. But it also means leaving behind people and places you love. While some sentimental items can be taken to your new place, many memories just aren’t transportable. That’s why it’s even more important to protect those goods that can make the move.

  • Pets

    How To Be Part Of A Century Of Kindness

    (NAPSI)—For the past 100 (human) years—nearly a millennium in dog years—people have been focusing on how to help pets, farm animals and wild animals through American Humane Association’s “Be Kind to Animals Week®.”

  • Kitchen Bed Bath

    Why DIY? Projects can pay you back big time

    (BPT) - Hiring professionals to get jobs done around the house may be convenient, but it can set your budget back quite a bit. Instead, consider doing it yourself – not only to save big bucks but also to showcase your creativity. Do-it-yourself (DIY) home improvement is a major trend that will pay you back many times over.

  • Home Improvement

    Garden-Inspired Gifts for Mom

    (Family Features) If you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for a mom who has it all, or just the right way to express your love and appreciation, this Mother’s Day you can give a gift that keeps on growing with items inspired by the garden.

  • Bridal

    6 Tips for Planning Your Wedding Photos Like a Pro

    (NewsUSA) - With everything that goes into your wedding day, those once-in-a-lifetime moments will go by in a blur, which is why hiring a professional wedding photographer is a must. After all, the last thing you should be worrying about is whether your photographer will be able to capture your big day.

Top Story

Want to make a difference? Be inspired to work in public service

(BPT) - What jobs come to mind when you think of public service professions? Police officers, firefighters and community service advocates are likely responses. And you are correct; those are all admirable public service careers, but there’s so much more than that. There are many facets within the public service field that help keep our communities and cities thriving.

Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach 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

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




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Eye Care as You Age
Updated: May 04, 2015 - 1:30 am

(Family Features) Which health screenings and exams are top priorities for you? If you’re like most adults, monitoring your weight, cholesterol, and blood pressure is probably part of your health care routine. But what about vision care?

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Smart Saving Strategies for Small Business
Updated: May 04, 2015 - 1:30 am

(Family Features) Although small businesses comprise a huge majority of the U.S. economy, their owners often find themselves at a disadvantage when it comes to operating costs. Small businesses overpay for everything from wireless service to healthcare to taxes, because they don’t have time or resources to research, negotiate or haggle.

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Alzheimer’s Disease Study Seeks African American Volunteers
Updated: May 04, 2015 - 1:30 am

(Family Features) More than 5 million Americans are currently suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and scientists expect this number to triple by 2050. Experts say that African Americans are two to three times more likely than white Americans to develop the disease. A groundbreaking study testing whether an investigational drug can prevent or slow the development of Alzheimer’s seeks volunteers – including African Americans – who have just the earliest changes in their brain associated with the disease but don’t yet have any symptoms.

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DIY Kids’ Room Makeovers
Updated: May 04, 2015 - 1:30 am

(Family Features) Once school lets out, it’s a great time to make updates to kids’ rooms. Not only does it let children personalize their own space with decor that reflects their growing personality, it’s a great way to keep them busy with all that extra time to burn.

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Understanding the individual needs of your pet
Updated: May 04, 2015 - 1:30 am

(Family Features) For the millions of dog owners in the U.S., understanding the health issues associated with their dog’s breed(s) can be critical for the nutrition, training and overall healthcare of furry family members.

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Refreshing Garden Goodness
Updated: May 04, 2015 - 1:30 am

(Family Features) Though it may be weeks or even months before you can enjoy the bounty of a flourishing garden, you can get a jump on your craving for fresh veggies with ingredients that deliver the same refreshingly wholesome flavors.

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Set the Stage for Your 2015 Graduation Party
Updated: May 04, 2015 - 1:30 am

(Family Features) From elementary school to grad school, every graduation is a milestone typically celebrated with a big party. Sweet treats are a key part of celebrations, and by adding personalized details you can truly make your grad feel like one-of-a-kind.

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Garden-Inspired Gifts for Mom
Updated: May 04, 2015 - 1:30 am

(Family Features) If you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for a mom who has it all, or just the right way to express your love and appreciation, this Mother’s Day you can give a gift that keeps on growing with items inspired by the garden.

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