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May 29, 2016

Home Improvement

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 >>




Recent Headlines

Monday 05/23/2016
Knowledge Is Power, But It Won't Keep The Lights On
Updated: May 24, 2016 - 3:42 am

(NAPSI)—Being prepared means being in control to maintain peace of mind. There is nowhere to hide from seasonal storms but, because they are coming regardless, it is possible to get ready to face them head-on. Increased dependence on electronics has changed the look of storm safety checklists, so it is a good idea to review some new tips.

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First Zika Virus Death Reported West Nile Virus—119 Recent Deaths Protect Your Home
Updated: May 24, 2016 - 3:42 am

(NAPSI)—You can help protect your home from these mosquito-borne viruses. Zika has been declared a Public Health Emergency by the WHO. The CDC reports 426 cases in 44 states, with the active mosquito season just starting. Zika and West Nile will surely cause multiple deaths this year. Infected mosquitoes are most active in warm weather, breeding in standing water.

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Demystifying Composite Decking
Updated: May 23, 2016 - 3:40 am

(Family Features) First introduced in the late 1980s, composite decking quickly gained acceptance among builders and homeowners who recognized and appreciated being able to achieve a natural wood look without the ongoing hassles of upkeep. While most people today understand the main benefits of composite decking – durability and minimal maintenance – the material itself is still new enough to raise questions, confusion and some skepticism among homeowners who grew up with wood decks.

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5 Simple Ways You Can Create More Healthy Days
Updated: May 28, 2016 - 3:36 am

(Family Features) Creating more healthy days is easier than you may think. Contrary to popular belief, overall health is more than just being free of disease or chronic illness. Other factors, such as access to fresh foods, neighborhood walkability and public safety, to name a few, can help cultivate healthy days within your community.

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Fun in the Sun
Updated: May 28, 2016 - 3:36 am

(Family Features) From a leisurely afternoon watching the kids play in the sprinkler to an evening cookout with friends under the stars, it’s the perfect time of year to bask in the comfort and beauty of your own backyard. Take this year’s outdoor enjoyment to a new level with items designed to keep you and your fellow revelers safe and ready for food and fun.

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A Historical View of Food Publicity
Updated: May 28, 2016 - 3:36 am

(Family Features) If you’ve ever wondered how national food brands are promoted, now’s your chance to dive into the history of some exciting public relations campaigns. “Adventures in PR,” a new book from PR pioneer Leo Pearlstein, offers an insightful and informative perspective on the history of food publicity. In his book, Pearlstein recounts a number of interesting adventures – both good and bad – with classic movie and television celebrities over the past 60 years, and shows readers how to apply these experiences to their own business activities. 

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Protect Your Family During Summer Fun
Updated: May 28, 2016 - 3:36 am

(Family Features) Summer is the perfect time for outdoor recreational activities, from ballpark tailgates and camping trips to backyard barbecues or simply hosting a party outside. Portable generators can be used to make these activities even more enjoyable, but their exhaust fumes can pose serious risks. So before you head out to enjoy a fun summer day, make sure you’re ready to protect your family from the potential dangers associated with portable generator use.

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Tricks for Tackling Food Cravings
Updated: May 28, 2016 - 3:36 am

(Family Features) If your diet’s been derailed by a sudden desire for chips or hankering for a hamburger, you’re not alone.

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