• July 30, 2016


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Balancing college and Olympic dreams: One athlete's story

(BPT) - Between grueling training sessions, travel for competitions, personal life and family obligations, how does a leading athlete excel in their sport and manage college at the same time? Adeline Gray, a three-time world champion for Team USA in Women’s Wrestling, has not only been realizing her dreams in the gym, but also in the classroom. This year Adeline accomplished two of her biggest goals—graduating with a bachelor’s degree and making her first U.S. Olympic team.

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Tuesday 07/26/2016
What You Don't Know About the Impact of Vision in Your Child's Life
Updated: July 26, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Just when you are getting used to having your children home for the summer, you realize -- it's already almost time to send them back to school. So you schedule appointments and check-ups, but one thing that often goes unchecked is a child's vision.

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Parents: How to Encourage Discovery and Fun at Home
Updated: July 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) As kids are getting into “back-to-school” mode, it’s a great time to get little ones ready for the year ahead. And while they’re busy learning their ABCs and 123s in the classroom, it’s important to keep them exploring, discovering and engaged at home as well.   

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Thursday 07/21/2016
Celebrar el verano sin estrés en la casa o en la calle
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Noticias Patrocinadas - El inicio oficial del verano ya está y los días largos y las noches ambles resultan en las excusas perfectas para invitar a tus queridos a una cena deliciosa al fresco con bebidas frías y una buena conversación. Sin importa si organizas una cena con familia dentro de la casa o si haces una barbacoa para todo el barrio, sigue las últimas tendencias para mantenerte en la moda y dentro de tus presupuestos con estos tesoros de la ropa y del hogar de JCPenney.

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Summer brain gain: STEM activities gauranteed to excite kids
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - When parents and educators discuss the "summer slide," they aren't talking about the cool new feature at the community pool. The term refers to the learning loss that kids experience over summer break, and unfortunately it can have a dramatic impact on their academic success.

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Thursday 07/14/2016
Families are Tapping More Scholarships and Grants to Pay for College
Updated: July 14, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Families spent less out-of-pocket for college in academic year 2015-16 compared to last year, as they took advantage of more scholarships and grants to foot the bill, according to “How America Pays for College 2016,” the national study from Sallie Mae, the country’s largest private student lender, and Ipsos, a global independent market research company.

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Wednesday 07/13/2016
Back-to-School Tips When You're on a Budget
Updated: July 13, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Between new clothes and new school supplies, back-to-school season can put a strain on household budgets.

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Tuesday 07/12/2016
American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation Prepares Next Generation of Female Leaders
Updated: July 13, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - On July 23, top teenage girls representing every state will convene in Washington, D.C. to vote on important legislation. But these representatives haven’t been elected by the American people… yet. The group of 100 high school senior girls will assemble for the 70th annual American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation, an intensive weeklong program that teaches responsible citizenship grounded in ethics and the principles of our nation’s founders.   

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Monday 07/11/2016
Tips to Keep School Work Organized
Updated: July 11, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) With so many classes and extracurricular activities, school can easily get overwhelming. The back-to-school shopping season provides a great opportunity to prepare for a successful school year. Here are some tips to help students get started on the right foot and stay organized throughout the year.

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Christian radio broadcaster to appear at church
Posted: July 29, 2016

Immanuel Lutheran Church will have the Rev. Gregory Seltz at the church for a workshop and speaking engagement this weekend.

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Copperas Cove police looking for burglary suspect
Posted: July 26, 2016

COPPERAS COVE — Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect they say was involved in a burglary of a building and criminal mischief that occurred Monday at Jokers/Southern Nights Club, 301 Joe's Road.

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