• August 24, 2016

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Three DIY ways to improve your home WiFi

(BPT) - You don’t need an expert to tell you: America is hooked on the internet. Just try to think of the last day you didn’t use the web in some way.

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Monday 08/22/2016
How technology is simplifying relief of chronic pain
Updated: August 24, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Doctors hate seeing patients suffering from chronic pain, and not just because their instinct is immediately to want to help their patients to feel better. One of the primary challenges doctors confront is that even though chronic pain is common, it can be extremely difficult to diagnose and treat. The condition can be debilitating for patients and frustrating for the doctors trying to help them.

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Friday 08/19/2016
5 ideas for celebrating grandparents and forging deeper bonds with family
Updated: August 24, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - There's no arguing grandparents have special relationships with their grandchildren. Whether they are a couple hours' drive away or a flight across the country, distance doesn't dissolve this bond.

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Thursday 08/18/2016
5 money tips every teen should know
Updated: August 24, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - For most teens, high school is an exciting time for those sweet, first tastes of independence: first dates, first cars, first paychecks.

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Wednesday 08/17/2016
Don't Lose Your Phone While On Vacation—Have A Plan
Updated: August 18, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—There are few things more exciting than taking a vacation. Throughout the year, tens of millions of Americans will hop on planes or jump in cars to leave the stress and pressure of everyday life behind.

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Friday 08/12/2016
Online Platform Promotes Partnerships Between Businesses and Investors
Updated: August 13, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Historically, specialty businesses had limited ability to expand beyond their immediate geographic region. However, current technology allows such businesses to promote themselves to a larger audience. Touch Up Teak is one example of how successful online investment partnerships can grow a business.

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4 ways smartphones are the real superheroes of our era
Posted: August 12, 2016

(BPT) - If time travelers were to have shown up in 1995 with tales of a future in which record stores, movie theaters, encyclopedias and a talking robot all fit in your pocket, people would probably have thought they were out of their minds. Fast forward two decades. Now the days of brick-sized mobile phones, obtrusive antennas and the ability to only text are distant memories — and the subject of laughable memes that millennials share as a representation of “ancient history.” The future no one could have imagined, thanks to the smartphone, is here and it's awesome. So awesome, we literally can't live without this life-changing, “life-saving” device.

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Thursday 08/11/2016
Trends in consumer mobility report [Infographic]
Posted: August 11, 2016

(BPT) - It’s clear that mobile devices impact how Americans navigate everyday life. Many even admit that in an average day, they interact with their smartphone more than anyone. Mobile is also changing the way Americans manage their finances, as more are turning to mobile banking and digital payments than ever before. Learn more about current trends among mobile users in the infographic below.

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Tuesday 08/09/2016
Top 5 secrets from professionals on home renovation
Updated: August 17, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - When asked what kind of upgrades homeowners would like to make in their home, most have a similar wish list that includes features like marble or granite counter tops, an open concept kitchen, a remodeled bathroom and a deck.

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Heights police still looking for vehicle that hit 2 pedestrians, killing 1
Posted: August 23, 2016

HARKER HEIGHTS — The police department is trying to find a vehicle and driver that hit two pedestrians Friday, killing one of them.

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Fish fry to raise funds for Coats4Kids
Posted: August 19, 2016

A fish fry charity will be held at Killeen’s Long Branch Park, 1101 Branch Drive, at noon Sunday to raise funds for Coats4Kids, which supplies winter coats for children who need them.

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