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Back to School

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  • Get the career you want with a return to school

    Get the career you want with a return to school
    Before you pull the old backpack out of the closet and plan your return to school, consider everything that comes with a return to higher learning. A master's degree is a serious commitment and a sacrifice of both time and money. And for many, a real...
  • Inside Sandy Hook School: Learning To Heal

    NEWTOWN — On those nights when Amy DeLoughy's children can't sleep, haunted by memories of the massacre at their elementary school, or on those mornings when they can't face the daily routine, she calls in the ducks. Doctor ducks, military ducks,...
  • Commentary: The importance of back-to-school nights

    Visit an elementary school at 10 a.m. in the middle of the week for a third-grade dance festival and you'll be lucky to find viewing space on the playground as you stand among parents with cellphones and iPads deployed in order to record the event. But...
  • Retail sales growth 'modest' in September but misses forecasts

    Retail sales growth 'modest' in September but misses forecasts
    Retail sales during the prime back-to-school shopping month of September grew more than the prior month but were still muffled by heavy head winds. The gauge of same-store sales, which calculates sales at stores open for more than a year, rose “...
  • Saturday is big for back to school events in Wichita

    There will be at least four back-to-school activities for adults and their children in Wichita on Saturday, including a new event called "Great Glasses Play Day." It is being organized by Jessica Duntz, whose son was born with a persistent fetal...
  • Microsoft cuts Surface Pro by $100 for back-to-school promotion

    Microsoft cuts Surface Pro by $100 for back-to-school promotion
    Hopping on the wave of back-to-schools specials, Microsoft is cutting the price of its Surface Pro tablet by $100. The Redmond, Wash.-based tech company is selling the Surface Pro, a tablet capable of running a full version of its Windows 8 operating...
  • Doreen's Deals: Back to school savings for parents and teachers

    Sunday's was the last day to legally cheat the tax man during Florida’s annual sales tax holiday. Not having to pay 6 percent tax helps, but parents will still shell out a whopping $634 on back-to-school shopping this year, says the National...
  • Back-to-school vaccines offered

    HealthLinc will host Back-to-School Health & Fun Fairs for uninsured and underinsured children to receive immunizations and school and sports physicals. In addition, free backpacks with supplies will be offered at the following clinics: - 104 E....
  • Penny deals, BOGOS and coupons for back-to-school supplies

    Penny deals, BOGOS and coupons for back-to-school supplies
    Use that jar full of pennies to score back-to-school essentials for the kids. Here's a roundup of this week's penny deals, buy-one-get-one free offers, and coupons links, good through Saturday: Print Coupons: SmartSource.com, Target.com, RedPlum.com,...
  • Retail Therapy: Back to school at the Spectrum

    Back to style: The Irvine Spectrum Center is kicking off the back-to-school shopping season with a Teen Vogue Back-to-School event Saturday. Shoppers will be able to peruse pop-up "style closets" from Nordstrom's TOPSHOP collaboration at 1 p.m. outside...
  • Retail sales miss forecasts in July, raise back-to-school worries

    Retail sales for July missed expectations as discounters and teen apparel stores struggled, causing Wall Street to fret about the fate of back-to-school shopping. A monthly gauge of same-store sales from Thomson Reuters found 4.2% growth from a year...
  • Darius Washington presents Back to School Give-Away Bash

    Darius Washington presents Back to School Give-Away Bash
    Former Edgewater great and current European pro basketball player Darius Washington Jr. is the headline presenter for a Back to School Give-Away Bash on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lila Mitchell Neighborhood Center for Familes. There will be...