• July 28, 2016

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Is Generation Z solely digital? How today's students learn best

(BPT) - All students heading back to school this year are part of the new generation known as Gen Z. Born in the years of 1995-2012, this group is defined by the fact that they grew up with a widespread usage of technology from a very young age. Laptops, software, apps and digital devices have granted them powerful tools to access nearly the entire bank of human knowledge. However, it is important to understand this generation is not solely digital, as studies have found handwriting and analog tools remain important elements of communication when it comes to learning.

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Wednesday 07/27/2016
Beyond sports: Off-the-field afterschool activities to challenge your child
Updated: July 28, 2016 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - From soccer to lacrosse, sports are what most parents initially think about when considering extracurricular activities for their children. However, today’s schools and communities understand there’s a need for diverse afterschool options that challenge kids in a variety of ways.

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Backpack season: 7 tips toward a comfortable pack
Updated: July 28, 2016 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - Racks of colorful backpacks are hitting the shelves at retailers nationwide, reminding us it’s time for students of all ages to start picking out their school supply packs for the coming year.

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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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Monday 07/25/2016
3 Factors That Impact Homeowner Happiness
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) It is said that as you get older you become wiser, but as homeowners grow older, do they become happier? According to a nationwide homeowner happiness survey conducted by HomeAdvisor, the answer is yes. This was the case of Bob and Joanie Johnson, who dropped their youngest child off at college in August 2015.

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How to Conquer Tough Financial Times
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Even the most savvy money handlers can fall on hard times when unexpected circumstances push your budget beyond its limits. These ideas may help you emerge from a tough financial situation and get back on track.

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3 Simple Rules for Healthy, Happy Eggs
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) When you head to the grocery store for organic eggs, you assume a certain level of quality in how your eggs were produced. While there are standards and requirements that companies follow in labeling their eggs, the standards lack regulation and don't truly reflect whether or not hens are treated humanely.

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Face Your Financial Fears
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Retirement is supposed to be a reward for decades of hard work, but if you haven’t planned well, the milestone may be a dark cloud on your horizon. In fact, new data shows that nearly 50 percent of Americans are most afraid of outliving their income or the inability to maintain their current lifestyle, and nearly 20 percent are worried about having enough money to cover health care expenses.

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Dogs Across America Are Freaking Out for Mealtime!
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Pet owners are always looking for new ways to show their love for their four-legged friends. We know that treats and toys often do the trick, but what about making mealtime more exciting?

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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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Copperas Cove council to look at tax rate
Posted: July 24, 2016

The Copperas Cove City Council will have a workshop at 5 p.m. Tuesday to see a presentation on and discuss the ad valorem tax rate for fiscal year 2016-2017.

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