May 2015

 

Memorial Day in Atlanta

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Memorial Day has become one of the most popular three day weekends in modern day Atlanta. Coming in the waning weeks of spring, it is a time of major local festivals as well as events honoring the service of American [...]

 

Experts Say Planning Ahead is the Key to Reducing Stress in the Kitchen

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(NAPSI)—From busy schedules to picky eaters, mealtime can seem overwhelming for many moms and dads. According to a study by the University of Illinois, some parents report that preparing a meal is so stressful it feels like being in a [...]

 

Keeping Animal Stars Safe

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(NAPS)—Since the dawn of Hollywood, animal stars have played some of the most unforgettable characters ever seen on the silver screen. Their characters have charmed and delighted moviegoers and television audiences for generations. From legendary characters of a bygone era [...]

 

Help Your Kids Drink (Water) To Their Health

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(NAPS)—According to a study in the Nutrition Journal, children between the ages of 4 and 13 should be consuming four to six cups of water per 1,000 calories that they eat. Around 75 percent of dietary water comes from beverages [...]

 

10 Ways To Help Bees And Butterflies Thrive

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(NAPS)—Here’s news that’s created a buzz. Three-quarters of the world’s flowering plants and food crops rely on pollinating insects such as bees and butterflies to help them reproduce.   Unfortunately, bee populations are being threatened by a range of issues [...]

 

Zoo Atlanta will be Jumping with Joeys

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May means Mothers Day- and some marsupial moms at Zoo Atlanta will be in on the celebration. As of press time the zoo’s red kangaroo community was expecting babies (joeys) to be born between April 5 and 18.   According [...]

 

Cross Keys Students Take Stand Against Big Tobacco

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The Center for Pan Asian Community Services GATE Coalition and the Community Action for Teens Program teamed up with members of Cross Keys High School’s Students Against Destructive Decisions Club March 15 to host “Kick Butts Day” at Cross Keys [...]

 

Local Man Turns Curiosity Into Successful Business

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“I’ve been asked hundreds of times how I got in this business,” said Rodney Evans, the founder of Georgia Cart Recovery. Evans, who describes himself as a proactive person — “I’m always policing myself, thinking of ideas,” — said he [...]