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States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

October 17th, 2013 2:17 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A law Tennessee enacted this year makes it easier for schools to stock the life-saving drug epinephrine. The most common form of the medication is packaged inside a device called an auto injector.

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Cap the Gap seeks Christmas gift sponsors for foster children

Cap the Gap seeks Christmas gift sponsors for foster children

October 17th, 2013 2:13 pm by Debra McCown

The number of kids in foster care is growing, said Leslie May, spokeswoman for Cap the Gap, a local nonprofit that helps to cover expenses for foster kids so they’re able to have more normal lives.

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Hot Topics: Sweet treats, no wheat

Hot Topics: Sweet treats, no wheat

October 15th, 2013 2:35 pm by Jill L. Reed

“Well …,” the hostess said with some hesitation. “We could use some sweets, but they need to be gluten-free.” Hmmm. I have never been tasked to make something gluten-free. Some things I make just happen to be made that way, but they are not usually.

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Hot Topics: The problem with peanuts

Hot Topics: The problem with peanuts

October 15th, 2013 1:59 pm by Roger Bloom

In August, 13-year-old Natalie Giorgi inadvertently bit into a peanut-butter treat at a Northern California summer camp, had a severe allergic reaction and died. It is the kind of awful story that brings just about any parent to tears.

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At 34 weeks pregnant, she was diagnosed with breast cancer

At 34 weeks pregnant, she was diagnosed with breast cancer

October 15th, 2013 1:47 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Tonya Fields used to love October — the change of seasons, the cooler weather, her son’s birthday. Now, October, with its pink ribbons and pink shirts, is simply a reminder of the worst thing to ever happen to her.

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Stephen Covey's '7 Habits' shakes up schools

Stephen Covey's '7 Habits' shakes up schools

October 15th, 2013 1:36 pm by HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press

One year after Johnathan Kent kicked his principal and school "went all bad," the 8-year-old was recognized at a recent assembly as the "Star of the Month" for being polite and helping out his teachers.

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - You Feel Me?

Eric Myers' Man of the House - You Feel Me?

October 14th, 2013 8:24 am by Eric Myers

I have become more aware over these years of how much our everyday speech includes figures of speech. Call them what you want - euphemisms, colloquialisms, or slang but regardless of the title, we say them…a lot of them.

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Best Bets

Best Bets

October 11th, 2013 12:00 pm by Entertainment Staff

A weekly look at activities and events taking place around the region.

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Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: Readers take on abusive coaches

Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: Readers take on abusive coaches

October 10th, 2013 1:37 pm by Marla Jo Fisher

Last week, I wrote about the dreaded disease that I’m calling Coachmouth, which generally strikes people with whistles around their necks and sneakers on their feet.

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Life is longer than you think; don’t quit before it’s over.

Life is longer than you think; don’t quit before it’s over.

October 10th, 2013 8:28 am by Paula Sirois

He claims that his illness has brought him more awareness and happiness because he is now aware of what is important. What’s important? Continuing. Not quitting. Keeping on keeping on.

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