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Do Kids Get Too Much Homework?

 

I know if you ask them , they will say "YES!" but I'm hearing from more and more friends that they think their children are getting too much homework every night.

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Should School Start Later For Teenagers?

Doctors say middle school and high school classes should not start before 8:30 a.m.

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Southcoast Health's Kara Gauvin (c) and Dr. Patrick Nugent (r) join WBSM's Pete Braley to discuss maternity ward improvements at St. Luke's / TSM
Southcoast Health's Kara Gauvin (c) and Dr. Patrick Nugent (r) join WBSM's Pete Braley to discuss maternity ward improvements at St. Luke's / TSM

Phase One Of Maternity Ward Improvements Complete At St. Luke’s

Improvements are coming to the maternity ward at St. Lukes Hospital. Phase one of the $13 million project is now complete.

Nineteen post-partum rooms have been enlarged and upgraded with families in mind

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‘The Silver Star’ Will Capture Your Heart [REVIEW]

Jeannette Walls' novel, The Silver Star, captures the essence of a child's understanding of his or her surroundings and marries that comprehension with hope.

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Reflections From The Youth Sports Dugout

It's been a busy summer with youth sports. I saw both sides of the spectrum this year. I saw some great games, some nice sportsmanship and there were some things that still have me amazed and sickened.

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Caring For Elderly Parents

A new study says adult daughters spend more than twice as much time as sons caring for elderly parents. The study finds that daughters provide an average of more than 12 hours a week caring for their parents, compared to sons' five-and-a-half hours

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Would You Like A Family Getaway That We Pay For?

 

As the father of four, I know how expensive vacations can be. We've been lucky enough to make the trip to Disney World a couple of times, but that took a lot of planning and saving.

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Have You Heard How Much It Costs To Raise A Child?

If you recently had a baby, congratulations! Now go find a second job!

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Talk To Your Teens About Smoking SPICE

There's a drug many teenagers know about, but few parents and grandparents do! It's called SPICE or K2, a synthetic form of marijuana, and is said to give the user a marijuana-like high. But the drug has more dangerous side-effects than weed. And the drug is available readily because it is sold as potpourri or incense in convenient stores and smoke shops.

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Fun, Fun, Fun For All Ages

The Berenstain Bears are inviting the family back to Edaville USA and want to have a summer picnic with the kids on Aug. 9 and 10.

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