• July 25, 2016

Travel

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    Top reasons why Toronto is the ultimate stopover city this summer

    (BPT) - Picture yourself in a small café, sipping coffee with patrons cheering in Portuguese as a Brazilian soccer game plays on the television. Blocks away you stop by an Italian butcher shop for some prosciutto. As you walk you see more unique stores and hear people speaking over 20 different languages, from French to Hebrew. Outside your hotel at night the green and red lights blaze through the streets, announcing the latest theatrical runs and shows.

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    From sea-to-table: 5 must have lobster dishes in Maine

    (BPT) - You’ve heard of the “farm-to-table” movement, but what about sea-to-table? In the same way that farms sustain agricultural communities, the sea-to-table movement is the foundation of coastal communities everywhere.

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    Tips for navigating the sharing economy

    (BPT) - Thousands of people stayed in rooms and houses last night that belong to strangers. More hopped into cars with people they’d never met and accepted a ride to a restaurant or to their home. A young woman rented a designer dress she saw listed online.

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 >>




Tuesday 07/19/2016
Celebrate the last days of summer with a weekend getaway for the whole family
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Before those magical summer days vanish into fall, now is a good time to pack your suitcases, load up the car and escape on a final summer adventure.

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Wednesday 07/13/2016
Why an RV may be the ticket to your dream vacation [Video]
Updated: July 15, 2016 - 2:31 am

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Tuesday 07/05/2016
Teach Your Kids To Cook On Vacation
Updated: July 06, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Cooking with your children can be a rewarding activity. It teaches them about nutrition, gives them a useful life skill, and exercises their knowledge of math and reading. It can be a lot of fun and give you a new way to bond as a family.

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Friday 07/01/2016
Top 5 ways you could have your own personal "Brexit Boom"
Updated: July 09, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - By now, we’ve all heard about Brexit — the term used to describe Britain’s exit from the European Union — and a serious decision that will play a crucial role in the overall health of the global economy for months and possibly years to come. On the flip side, there are some immediate affects that could be great for your personal economic situation.

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Thursday 06/30/2016
10 must-see sites in Acadia National Park
Posted: June 30, 2016

(BPT) - Whether you’re interested in hiking up mountains or just hanging out at the beach, Acadia National Park’s attractions are all about appreciating the great outdoors. As one of the premier destinations in the state of Maine, the park has everything from beautiful views to adventurous activities. There is so much to do and see when you visit the park, but make sure you don’t miss out on these 10 attractions:

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Summer travel: 3 common credit card myths busted
Updated: July 08, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - As temperatures rise, so do the number of Americans planning to get away. In fact, three-fourths of consumers plan to pack their bags this summer and head out on vacation, according to recent surveys.

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Wednesday 06/29/2016
How to Stay Safe During Outdoor Summer Activities
Updated: June 29, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Hitting the road for an outdoor adventure or just headed to a local park or pool? Get prepared. Before summer fun, comes summer safety.

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Tuesday 06/28/2016
Tips for Better Family Road Trips
Updated: June 29, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Taking the family on a road trip? When kids are in tow, an extended car ride means thinking ahead to help avoid headaches and squabbling over personal space. A little planning can go a long way in making the trip enjoyable for passengers of all ages.

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Friday 06/24/2016
Enjoy your travels with this effective, drug-free remedy for motion sickness
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

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Wednesday 06/22/2016
Drive away distractions to protect teens behind the wheel
Updated: June 30, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Today’s teens face more distractions than any generation before.

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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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City says downtown lane closures begin Monday
Posted: July 23, 2016

The area bounded by 10th Street east to 24th Street and Rancier Avenue south to Avenue E will experience intermittent lane closures beginning Monday and continuing through January, the city of Killeen announced in a Friday news release.

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