July 26, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Sesame Street Moving Into Classrooms

SEATTLE (AP) – Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum – a move that experts say could open the door for other companies to move in More...

Astronomers Spy Nearby Star That Could Be Chomping A Planet

WASHINGTON (AP) – Astronomers may have caught a relatively nearby star munching on a planet or mini-planets.  A NASA space telescope noticed that the star suddenly started looking a bit strange last year. More...

An Hour Of Meal Prep On Sunday Sets You Up For A Yummy Week

What if you had a prep cook in your kitchen? A sous chef who made sure that all of the slicing and dicing and mincing and zesting was done for you, so that when it came time to make dinner, all you had to do was wash your hands and start cooking? More...

4 Ways To Eat Affordably This Summer

(StatePoint) – Summers tend to be jam packed with activity – from baseball games to trips to the pool to evening strolls through the neighborhood.  Fuel your family affordably through it all with these tips from the discount experts More...

The Ultimate Summer Dining Out Guide: 10 Tips For A Healthier You

(StatePoint) – With summer, comes BBQs, beach days and dining out with family and friends. More...

New Law In Baltimore Bars Sodas From Kids’ Menus

BALTIMORE (AP) – Restaurants in Baltimore are now officially barred from including sodas and other sugary drinks on kids’ menus, according to a city ordinance that went into effect last Wednesday. More...

Managing Your Debt In Retirement Takes Planning

Owing money in retirement isn’t ideal – but most people do.  Seventy percent of U.S. More...

6 Ways To Prepare For A New School Year

(StatePoint) – Want to ensure the transition from summer to school goes smoothly for your family? Check out these six tips. 1. Make a smooth transition. More...

Special Olympics Celebrates 50 Years Of Inclusiveness

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) – Bases loaded, a gold medal on the line. Manuel Velasco Jr. stands in the batter’s box sniffling, tears streaming down his face. More...

Today In History

Benjamin Franklin Named Postmaster- General In 1775

Today is Thursday, July 26, the 207th day of 2018. There are 158 days left in the year. More...

Expert And Advocate For Iconic Monarch Butterfly Has Died

NORFOLK, Va. ( AP) –Lincoln Brower, who was considered one of the foremost experts on the iconic monarch butterfly and a scientist who advocated for the declining species’ protection, has died. More...

Serve Stuffed Fried Zucchini Blossoms With Marinara Sauce

Zucchini are marquee items at your grocery stores right about now, but zucchini blossoms, which are generally not for sale at a standard grocery, are a different story. More...