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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Reiss’s Pieces

  Well, Halloween is here, and I hope that you got into this very American holiday and bought a mask or managed to create some sort of costume for yourself. I don’t know about you, but I can’t think of any other holiday that has been created just for children. I know that my children and now my grandchildren planned their costumes for weeks ah...

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Captain Phillips **1/2

  It is weird to me that pirates are so popular.   Pirates are portrayed as dashing rebels who sail the seven seas, hunt for hidden treasure, and offer people mass-produced spiced rum.   Thousands of kids will choose to dress up as pirates this week. And I know that Halloween costumes are often scary bad guys, like ghosts and witches...

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The Flood of 1927

  by Sen. Bill Doyle   It was the flood of 1927, and not the Depression, that first led Vermont through a period of great change. The flood caused massive damage around the state, wiping out highways and railroads and sweeping buildings off their foundations. Hoover, then Secretary of Commerce, came to the state to view the damage, remarking h...

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It’s up to everyone to take action to help protect the nation’s waterways

Did you know that the average American uses 2,000 gallons of water a day – twice the global average? Water is hidden in diets, in the energy used and the products purchased. Every pair of jeans worn or hamburger consumed is created using water in some capacity. That’s why water conservation, no matter where you live, is a global necessi...

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Advanced Learning Design

Advanced Learning Design Event on 2013-11-18 08:45:00  Advanced Learning Design November 18-20, Stowe VT   With GLP Senior Partner, Peter Perkins Global Learning Partners, Inc. 888.432.2763, ext. 106 peterp@globallearningpartners.com  Early Bird Discount Register before September 18th & get the 10% discount automatically. Group Discount 10% of...

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Do you know your ABC’s about RSV?

Alexis Tkachuk, a healthy 34-year-old, was overjoyed when she became pregnant with her first child. After 32 weeks of an uncomplicated pregnancy, Alexis’ doctor cleared her for travel, and she and her husband decided to enjoy a relaxing trip. During the flight, however, Alexis began feeling discomfort, and upon checking into a local hospital,...

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‘Come meet your planet’ and discover the secrets of the natural world

Have you ever watched an amazing nature documentary and wondered how filmmakers captured such incredible scenes and compelling stories? Have you ever wished you could visit some of those same places yourself, to truly experience the wonders of the natural world with all five senses? If you answered “yes,” you’ll be excited to know...

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Summer is here: Celebrate with your family

Facing busy calendars and over-scheduled summers, Americans are dedicating, on average, only 40 minutes a week for family time, according to a research study from the NYU Child Study Center. With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time to capture those fleeting family moments and create delicious celebrations of happiness, laughter and to...

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Think mobile: marketing tips for local businesses

No doubt about it, mobile technology is transforming the way consumers live and businesses operate. Today nearly 5 billion people use mobile phones around the world, with 1 billion of those phones being smartphones. According to research conducted by venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Americans check their smartphones more than 15...

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Feel the difference of a great hair day, every day

Every day women are subjected to a multitude of harsh elements that strip the hair of its natural beauty, leaving it limp and lifeless. Dove Hair gives women a great hair day by unlocking a few useful secrets women need to know in order to beat bad hair days. Celebrity hair stylist, Mark Townsend, offers these three easy tips for women to feel the...

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