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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Harnessing the power of the moustache

Do you sport a retro moustache that complements your style? Or maybe a chevron moustache that says you don’t mess around? Well you’re not alone; in fact, according to Wahl, maker of the most powerful facial hair trimmers on the market, more than 17 million men are wearing moustaches today. With Movember around the corner, Wahl is partne...

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Dual-enrollment programs jump-start students’ careers

In today’s globally competitive economy, a college degree is increasingly becoming a critical factor in attaining career success. Yet, as of October 2011, only 68 percent of the year’s high school graduates had enrolled in a college or university, even though the national unemployment rate of high school graduates is nearly twice as hig...

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Why sending holiday greetings is essential for businesses

For many businesses, the holidays are one of the most hectic times of the year. It might seem like there’s no room for anything beyond the basics on the to-do list, but it’s important to consider carefully what a few small actions can do. Your business is only as strong as your relationships with your customers, so making the effort to show your ap...

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Free oil changes to free meals, businesses say ‘Thanks’ on Veteran’s Day

It’s perhaps the least understood and least celebrated federal holiday, but for millions of American veterans and their families, Nov. 11 – Veteran’s Day – is a solemn reminder of the sacrifices so many service men and women have made for our country. The day’s origins stem from the date the Allied nations and Germany...

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The keys to an affordable home automation system

As a concept, the “connected home” probably sounds like a wonderful idea to any tech enthusiast. As a reality, it also probably feels very unattainable to the average homeowner making the average salary. While the benefits are appealing, the thought of installing technology that can tie together things like lighting, heating and air con...

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Badgers upset Hoosiers, move into 1st place

Wisconsin Upsets No. 2 Indiana Highlight Of The Night: Wisconsin takes over sole possession of first in the Big Ten with their 11th straight win over Indiana. Wisconsin Upsets No. 2 Indiana VIDEO PLAYLIST Wisconsin Upsets No. 2 Indiana Wisconsin Upsets No. 2 Indiana Highlight Of The Night: Wisconsin takes over sole possession of first in the Big Te...

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Awareness and education are key to bridging the communication gap between people with diabetic nerve pain and healthcare providers

In the United States there are nearly 26 million people with diabetes and one of the most common complications of the condition is diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), a form of nerve damage. More than one in five people with diabetes experience painful DPN, also known as diabetic nerve pain, as a direct result of this nerve damage. For most peopl...

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The holiday gift that keeps on giving: opt to adopt a pet, save a life

It’s not surprising that pets are often a popular holiday gift. The darling image of the bow-bedecked puppy or the kitten-stuffed stocking is a holiday classic, but gift givers should make sure that an animal’s charm doesn’t overshadow other important factors to consider when making a pet purchase, including where the pets came fr...

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Rodent proof your home before the cold weather settles in

It is that time of year again: time to wage war against the pests seeking entry into your home. So check for small openings around the outside of your house, trim bushes and vegetation, and do any other small repairs, because when temperatures drop, pests start looking for ways inside. “As the weather cools, rodents and other pests move insid...

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Retirement planning? Tips for getting the most out of Social Security

The majority of Americans support continuing the Social Security program, even if they are decades away from drawing benefits, a 2010 survey by AARP found. Nevertheless, with the program’s future financial viability an ongoing subject of political debate, many people may undervalue the role Social Security can play in their retirement plannin...

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