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    The pursuit of freedom for responsible dog owners

    (BPT) - Americans cherish freedom. As a society, we agree that it’s wrong to discriminate based on how someone looks, their racial heritage or their religious beliefs. What about the rights of responsible dog owners? An emerging legal trend now protects dog owners right to own, care for and love whatever breed of dog they choose.

  • Home Improvement

    A Storm Season To-Do List for Homeowners

    (NewsUSA) - Tornado season has already taken its toll in human life and property -- especially gut-wrenching was the death of a young Arkansas couple trying to shield their 18-month-old daughter from the twister that destroyed their home -- and history tells us we're looking at more of the same, at least through June, at which point we'll be at the start of prime time for hurricanes.

  • Bridal

    6 ways to beat your inner bridezilla

    (BPT) - Having fears on your wedding day is normal and many questions will run through your head; “Did I invite everyone?” “What if I trip in my heels?” “Am I forgetting something?” Out of all the questions you’ll ask yourself, “Am I being a bridezilla?” probably won’t be one of them.

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Are You Prepared for a Financial Emergency?

(StatePoint) Financial stability means more than just being able to cover your monthly expenses. It means having resources to make it through the unexpected.

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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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Tuesday 06/02/2015
The pursuit of freedom for responsible dog owners
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Americans cherish freedom. As a society, we agree that it’s wrong to discriminate based on how someone looks, their racial heritage or their religious beliefs. What about the rights of responsible dog owners? An emerging legal trend now protects dog owners right to own, care for and love whatever breed of dog they choose.

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Considering home improvements? Out-of-the-ordinary upgrades can enhance livability and value
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Perhaps your home is in pretty good shape – newish roof, well-maintained furnace and air-conditioning, and fresh paint throughout. Or maybe you’ve bought a brand-new house that’s move-in ready. Even though you don’t really need to do a thing to the home, you may still have the urge to update. But what can you do when everything is already just about perfect?

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Three super-simple ways to make your new deck look amazing
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Do dreams of lazy days soaking up the sun have you looking for a way to move the indoors out? Then a deck addition may be the solution. A new porch, patio or multi-level deck can serve as an extension of your home and create personalized spaces for summertime festivities, from easy afternoons spent poolside to late-night cookouts. And, the good news is that easy-to-install decking can mean that you don’t have to be a seasoned do-it-yourselfer to get started.

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Monday 06/01/2015
No sólo para niños: Ideas para las vacaciones que puede disfrutar toda la familia
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) ¿Viaja con la familia? El desafío más común hoy en día es encontrar un destino que haga felices a todos... y después conseguir el equilibrio entre las actividades para los niños y la diversión para los adultos.

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A Storm Season To-Do List for Homeowners
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Tornado season has already taken its toll in human life and property -- especially gut-wrenching was the death of a young Arkansas couple trying to shield their 18-month-old daughter from the twister that destroyed their home -- and history tells us we're looking at more of the same, at least through June, at which point we'll be at the start of prime time for hurricanes.

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Painting Isn't Just An Art, It Can Be Fun Too
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Who doesn't remember the iconic picture of Demi Moore on the cover of Vanity Fair, naked in a painted-on suit? Since then, body painting has become a growing art form, as more artists become adept at using skin as their canvas, and more people have put getting body painted on their bucket lists.

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529 College Savings Plans Can Help Ease Your Top Financial Concern
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - People who worry about financing a college education for children or grandchildren have got plenty of company. More than 70 percent of parents with children under 18 say that paying for college is their top financial concern, according to Gallup's 2001-2015 Economic and Personal Finance survey.

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5 sugerencias para tomar unas vacaciones de verano ‘sin arruinarse’
Updated: June 01, 2015 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) Las vacaciones son buenas para usted. Pero también pueden ser agresivas con la billetera.

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National Music Day: Make Music a Bigger Part of Your Family’s Life
Updated: June 01, 2015 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) Researchers say that music can bring many benefits to your life -- and for households that incorporate music into their daily lifestyle, these benefits can extend to everyone in the family.

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How to Best Protect Your Skin this Summer and Beyond
Updated: June 01, 2015 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) Despite the warnings about the aging effects the sun can have on your skin, only five percent of Americans apply sunscreen to their body daily, according to a recent survey conducted using GfK’s Knowledge Panel. While experts say that using sunscreen should be a year-round habit, during the active, outdoor days of summer, it’s even more critical.

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Top 7 DIYs to do with Dad this Father's Day
Posted: June 01, 2015

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10 Ways to Love Your Brain
Posted: June 01, 2015

(BPT) - The evidence is mounting: You can make key lifestyle changes to help keep your brain healthy and reduce your risk of cognitive decline. Your brain is your body’s command center and deserves as much attention as the rest of your body.

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Top Debt Management Tips to Save You Money Each Month
Updated: June 01, 2015 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) Want to learn how to save money? You’re not alone. An overwhelming number of Americans want to learn more about managing their finances, according to a recent Wells Fargo survey.

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This Father’s Day: Tips to Balance Family and Work Life
Updated: June 01, 2015 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) Professional obligations and family commitments can be at odds -- particularly for those who hold leadership positions or possess jobs with long hours. And many people learn that the hard way.

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5 Tips to Avoid a ‘Break the Bank’ Summer Vacation
Updated: June 01, 2015 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) Vacations are good for you. But they can also be tough on the wallet.

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This Father's Day, surprise Dad with an unexpected day together
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - This Father’s Day, rather than sitting dear ol’ Dad down and watching him unwrap a new necktie, try showing your appreciation in an unexpected way. Surprise him by spending a fun-filled day together enjoying his favorite activities. After all, doesn’t the man who spent hours patiently teaching you to ride a bike deserve something special this year?

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6 sounds of summer that can cause hearing loss
Posted: June 01, 2015

(BPT) - Summer creates wonderful memories that last a lifetime. But summer can also leave people with something else that can last a lifetime — hearing loss.

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Don't be bugged by head lice this summer
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - With summer quickly approaching, you may be making plans for your child to attend camp. In addition to buying proper camp clothing, summer hats, bug sprays and swim suits, it’s also important to arm yourself with information about potential health matters commonly seen at camp – such as head lice.

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Big impact, small investment: 5 home improvement projects that last
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Home improvements big and small are on the rise thanks to a recovering economy and homeowners who are willing to use a little elbow grease to tackle DIY projects. While there are many worthy projects to choose from, here are five DIY ideas that will add beauty, functionality and value to your property this summer and beyond.

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5 tips for a seamless moving process
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Packing up your entire life and moving it somewhere new is an exciting, yet intimidating task. Whether you’re moving across the country or just down the street, you’re bound to experience all the ups and downs of the moving process. Between the packing, moving and eventual unpacking, the process seems never ending.

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Budgeting tips to keep your golden years golden
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - You’ve earned your retirement, and while it’s a chance to relax and relish in your deserved time off, it’s still important to keep track of your finances, savings and budget. With that in mind, here are five ways you can maintain a healthy budget and enjoy your dream retirement.

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The hottest 'new' health remedy that's been around forever: chili pepper
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Do you love the snap that chili peppers give to your food? Are you a fan of the heat they impart to a variety of dishes? Even if you’re not, you may want to take another look at the humble chili pepper. From migraine relief to weight control, researchers are verifying what some cultures have known for centuries: the chili pepper and its key constituents, like capsaicin, deliver a host of health benefits.

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Mysterious, life-altering condition: What everyone should know about Myasthenia Gravis
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - A 73-year-old rocket scientist, a 16-year-old budding musician, a 26-year-old professional with a passion for dance—what could they all have in common? Each has been diagnosed with a disease whose symptoms are often mistaken for something else, which has no identifiable and controllable risk factors, and that can be treated. They are all living with Myasthenia Gravis, or “MG,” a rare disorder that causes severe muscular weakness.

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Sunday 05/31/2015
A nutritionist's sustainable healthy habits for the whole family
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - It’s important to establish healthy eating habits for your family, but it’s not always easy to know where to start. We spoke to Rebecca Scritchfield, a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), to find out what she recommends her clients do to form healthy routines that can be maintained through even the busiest seasons.

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Friday 05/29/2015
Know Which Plumbing Projects Need a Pro
Updated: May 30, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Plumbing projects can seem daunting to many homeowners, and when done incorrectly, they can be messy and disastrous to your property. In addition, poorly performed plumbing repairs can be expensive. You may spend more money on a plumber who has to fix your mistakes in addition to repairing the initial problem.

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Manage Emergency Plumbing Leaks With Ease
Updated: May 30, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Water problems top the list of many homeowners' woes, especially water leaks. Data from the Environmental Protection Agency suggest that repairing a faucet dripping at two ounces a minute can save 11,000 gallons of water a year.

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Light Up Your Landscaping Like a Pro
Updated: May 30, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Summer months are quickly approaching, and many homeowners are getting lawns prepared for cookouts, family gatherings and entertaining late-night porch hangouts.

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How to Protect Pets From Fleas and Ticks
Updated: May 30, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - With the arrival of long, sunny days, people and pets alike are eager to spend more time enjoying the great outdoors. However, pet owners must be especially vigilant during the warmer months of the dangers fleas and ticks can pose to their four-legged friends.

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Protect Yourself From Waterborne Illnesses This Summer
Updated: May 30, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Don’t let invisible threats lurking in pools, water parks and lakes ruin your summer. Recreational water illnesses (RWIs), such as Cryptosporidium (Crypto) and Giardia, are on the rise and most prevalent in the United States during the prime swimming months, typically May through October.

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Free App From American Red Cross Handy Help And Comfort In An Emergency
Updated: May 30, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Peace of mind could be in the palm of your hand.

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Not Just for Kids: Vacation Ideas the Whole Family will Enjoy
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) Traveling with the family? The most common challenge these days is finding a destination that makes everyone happy -- and then striking a balance between activities for the kids, and fun for adults.

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Top tips to overcome summer temptations and stay healthy
Updated: June 02, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Barbeques, ice cream, baseball game hotdogs and indulging on vacation: All are major factors that make it difficult to maintain the healthy lifestyle you kick-started in the New Year. A recent survey from Prevention and Centrum reveals the majority of Americans say that it's easier to eat poorly than to eat healthily, and nearly half are concerned they may not be getting enough of one or more key nutrients.

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Thursday 05/28/2015
Spring Cleaning Made Easy to Help Tackle Inanimate Allergens
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - While the spring season might be synonymous with cleaning your home, it doesn't mean that you're tackling it in the right way. So, if you're concerned about the allergens in your home, getting rid of a dust bunny (or two) and Fido's ferocious dander may not be enough.

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Key Ingredients for a Healthy Heart
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - As the weather warms and schedules become packed with summer sports and activities, it can be easy to let your heart healthy diet slide to the bottom of the priority list. With a dash of planning and a spoonful of creativity, summer meals can taste as good as they are nutritious and give you the fuel you need to take advantage of the wonderful weather.

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Chocolate Milk Scores With Women's Soccer Star And Other Athletes
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—As 24 teams from around the globe prepare to face off in the biggest tournament in women’s soccer, one of the most recognizable names on the U.S. team is sharing a secret of her success.

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Tips For Grilling On The Go This Summer
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Modern camping has evolved in every way—and for some, roasting weenies on a stick just doesn’t cut it anymore. In fact, according to the 26th Annual Weber GrillWatch Survey, more than 40 percent of grill owners like to pack their grills when heading off to their favorite campsite. Outdoor enthusiasts are taking control of their menus by starting with equipment that can deliver a fireside four-star meal.

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Invasive Pests In The Classroom
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Don’t look now, but invasive species are invading classrooms. That’s the word from experts who say such pests have been popping up across America for decades.

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U.S. Soccer Star Christen Press Spreads The Word About The Importance Of Sun Protection
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team forward Christen Press is living a dream shared by hundreds of thousands of girls across America. In June, the young Californian will compete in the Women’s World Cup.

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Get Into The Swing Of Summer Safety
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Known as “trauma season” among public health and medical professionals, summer is a time when serious injuries and unintentional deaths increase dramatically among children. Statistics show that 40 percent of all injury-related emergency room visits happen between the months of May and August. Fortunately, many of these injuries can be prevented with a few simple precautions.

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Three Steps Toward Protecting Young Ears
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as many as 16 percent of teens have reported hearing loss possibly caused by loud noise—but you can reduce the risk for the kids you care about.

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Getting Screened For Viral Hepatitis May Help To Save Your Life
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—There’s good news for the millions of Americans at risk for a potentially fatal medical condition, viral hepatitis. The simple step of medical screening can lead to lifesaving treatment.

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Success In America Today
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Whether you are considering education to revamp your career or pursuing your own path to success, a few facts and tips can help you on the way.

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New All-In-One App Simplifies Social Media
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—There’s good news for mobile phone users. While there are many messaging apps to choose from, such as Snapchat (pictures), WhatsApp (texting), Tinder (dating) and Line (voice), users often have to load up their phones with multiple apps in order to access a single function.

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Tips to Set Up a Great Home Theater Room
Updated: May 28, 2015 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) These days, home theaters are particularly popular rooms in many houses, and are even viewed as selling points. In fact, this trend has become so popular that eight in ten builders now offer home theater pre-wire, according to a study from the Consumer Electronics Association.

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Discover the 10 most exciting motorcycle touring destinations
Posted: May 28, 2015

(BPT) - RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel magazine is highlighting 10 of the best touring destinations around the world. The editors of North America’s premier touring resource have discovered some hidden gems after many years on the road and countless miles ridden. Once you’re ready to ride, search for tankbag maps and GPS files from any of RoadRUNNER’s 380 plus U.S. and international tours archived online.

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Looking for a job in business? These 5 insights give you an edge
Posted: May 28, 2015

(BPT) - Are you looking for a job in the business sector? It doesn’t matter if you’re fresh out of college or you’ve chosen to re-career, the competition can be stiff. Recruiters want more than just an impressive resume – they want a candidate with real-world skills that will enable them to succeed.

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7 top tips for discovering fun restaurants this summer
Posted: May 28, 2015

(BPT) - Summer is finally here which means warmer weather and a reason to get out. Everyone loves to find fun new favorite restaurants that are delicious, unique and reasonably priced. Chase Freedom shares seven tips for discovering and enjoying fun restaurants in your neighborhood!

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5 smart upgrades to bring your home into the future
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - From school to work to travel, technology has changed virtually every aspect of life in the United States. In fact, 64 percent of American adults own a smartphone, and more than half of them use their smartphones almost exclusively for banking and to get health information. There’s no doubt that the demand for connectivity and high tech improvements has never been greater. The next big tech trend: the smart home.

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The debate about cervical cancer testing continues
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - While research shows that women and healthcare providers agree that the Pap test should remain an element of frontline cervical cancer screening, debate continues within the healthcare community around the most effective way to screen for cervical cancer. In the meantime, the debate has led to confusion and concern among women and healthcare providers who have come to see the Pap test as central to the well-woman’s visit.

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