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Back to School

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  • Back to School: Busch gives lecture on new playoffs

    The Sports Xchange Back to School: Busch gives lecture on new playoffs By Tina Akouris, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange CHICAGO -- A student at George B. Swift Specialty School on Chicago's North Side asked Kyle Busch who were...
  • Summer retail sales rise but spending may not hold up through holidays

    Summer retail sales rise but spending may not hold up through holidays
    As back-to-school sales blur into Christmas layaway promotions, consumers are spending again — but some economists warn that the splurging may be fleeting. Americans opened their wallets in August after falling gas prices and an improving job...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 13: Put baby in a corner; Pledge of Allegiance; Camp Peary

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 13: Put baby in a corner; Pledge of Allegiance; Camp Peary
    Put baby in a corner "Why is it a couple can't go out to a nice relaxing, elegant dinner without some inconsiderate people plopping down their screaming baby or toddlers next to them? I have had it with paying for what should be a nice dinner, often...
  • Back to school for your money: bonds

    Now that the kids are back to school, it's time to hit the books for you and your money. For the next few weeks, I am going to cover basic financial and investment concepts that seem to flummox people. When I wrote about bonds a couple of years ago, I...
  • August retail sales climb 0.6%, boosted by back-to-school shopping

    American consumers opened their wallets for back-to-school shopping in August, boosting retail sales as gas prices fell and the job market improved. U.S. retail sales jumped 0.6% last month from the month before, the Commerce Department said Friday....
  • Pesticide Education "Back to School" Resources

     
    The Pesticide Education folks at Penn State have posted their “back to School” issue. This year they’re sharing pest management and pesticide safety resources. This is really great stuff. There are insect morphology and metamorphosis...
  • Linthicum: New Eagle Scout stayed with Scouts because 'it's fun'

    Linthicum: New Eagle Scout stayed with Scouts because 'it's fun'
    Last September, Jimmy Moore had tickets to attend the Virgin Mobile Freefest at Merriweather Post Pavilion with a buddy. Like many times in life though, a conflict arose, and it forced the then-16-year-old to decide between duty and fun — not a...
  • Broadway Box Office: A Mild Labor Day Slump as 'Play' Hits Top 10

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The week after Labor Day is always a tough one on Broadway. But although this year did see some sales slippage, the falloff looks a lot less dire than it would have five or 10 years ago, as seven shows topped the $1 million...
  • Variety Ups Jenelle Riley to Deputy Awards and Features Editor

    Jenelle Riley has been promoted to deputy awards and features editor at Variety. Riley joined the industry trade's staff in September 2013 as an associate editor in the Features department, where she reported to Steven Gaydos, V.P./executive editor. In...
  • Apodaca: Running the gauntlet that is the start of school

    It's back-to-school season, an annual event greeted by students with a mixture of excitement, anticipation and dread. Parents too, but in a different way. For those of us with kids in school, this time of year tests our strategic skills, logistics...
  • 2014-15 school year starts

    2014-15 school year starts
    Students in King William, King and Queen and New Kent counties, and the town of West Point returned to school on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Parents, don't forget to mark your calendars for Back to School Night.   West Point Public Schools •Sept. 18 from...
  • Psychology: Adjusting to a new school year can be a challenge

    With another Labor Day under behind us we can all begin looking forward in earnest to fall and the rigors of another school year. For some reason, Labor Day has become the symbolic "end of summer" even though it technically goes until Sept. 22. After...