• November 22, 2014

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Lifestyle Apparel Brand Recognizes The Contributions Of Everyday Heroes

(NAPSI)—A company that manufactures outerwear has created a campaign to honor everyday heroes.

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Thursday 11/13/2014
Don't Misplace Your Trust—Or Your Money
Updated: November 14, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Do you research a charity before you donate? Chances are you don’t, and you’re not alone. According to Hope Consulting, 65 percent of Americans fail to research before donating their time and money—but they’re donating a lot. In 2013, Americans gave a staggering $335 billion to charities, notes Giving USA Foundation.

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Kids Can Learn Life Skills
Updated: November 14, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—There could be good news for parents who want their children to grow up to be independent, fiscally responsible adults. A digital curriculum that offers students a chance to explore personal finance topics through interactive learning has been updated and improved.

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Tuesday 11/11/2014
Modern Landfills: Safe, Smart and Green
Updated: November 12, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - The average American generates a lot of trash and recyclables -- about four pounds per day. That adds up to more than 250 million tons of trash every year, and more than a third of it gets recycled and repurposed into new products. Many Americans are working to expand recycling. Some communities are also beginning to divert food and yard waste out of their waste stream, and that could expand the amount of waste that is repurposed.

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Tuesday 10/28/2014
Finding Answers to Growing Concerns About Water Fluoridation
Updated: October 29, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Up until the mid-1940s, tooth decay plagued the nation. Case in point: in 1942, almost 10 percent of the 2 million men examined by the Army were rejected for service because they didn't have 12 solid teeth out of 32.

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Wednesday 10/22/2014
Many Parents Are Unhappy With Standardized Tests
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Many parents of school-age children are unhappy with the amount of time spent on standardized tests and have strong opinions on other controversial education policies, including Common Core and school vouchers.

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Thursday 10/16/2014
First Above-The-Elbow Amputee To Return To Active Duty Swims, Cycles To Medals
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Sergeant First Class Michael D. Smith’s severe injuries sustained in a 2011 hit-and-run accident ultimately led to the loss of his right arm, but his optimism never wavered. Recovering at the Warrior Transition Battalion (WTB) at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Smith worked toward one goal: remain in the Army for 20 years. Three years later, Smith became the first above-the-elbow amputee to return to active duty.

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Thursday 10/09/2014
Value of Education Brings Success Among Unique Student Population
Updated: October 10, 2014 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - Impeccably green mountains overlook a picturesque New England landscape as families gaze upon capped and gowned graduates sitting along mahogany benches. One cannot help but think of this scene as suited only for institutions of the academic elite.

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Supporting The Army
Updated: October 10, 2014 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Whether you’re a soldier, Army veteran or proud Army supporter, you can now be part of the future home to Army history. You can inscribe a personal message on a brick that will be permanently laid in the outdoor pathways and plazas of the future National Museum of the United States Army.

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Groundwater levels down in Bell County
Posted: November 19, 2014

BELTON — Bell County groundwater levels dropped more than 100 feet over the last seven years, according to a recent study from environmental consulting company LBG-Guyton Associates.

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Public invited to sponsor homeless pets’ kennels
Posted: November 19, 2014

Texas Humane Heroes is celebrating 35 years of saving animals’ lives this holiday season. Starting Friday, the public is invited to sponsor a homeless pet’s kennel through Dec. 31 for $35 and up.

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