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Math Scores are Slipping: How Your Child Can Buck the Trend

(StatePoint) As STEM skills are gaining importance in the job market — that is science, technology, engineering and math — American students’ math test scores are slipping. A recent study shows a growing percentage of 12th grade students performing below the basic level in math, and only a quarter of 12th graders tested at or […]

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How to Select the Best Gifts for Grads

(StatePoint) Graduation celebrates one of life’s major accomplishments. It also celebrates independence, which is often eagerly anticipated — albeit a bit scary. As a result, most people are tempted to give gift cards to recent graduates to alleviate fears over upcoming expenses both after high school and college. But there are many practical and meaningful […]

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Blue Light and Your Eyes: What You Need To Know

(StatePoint) By the time average American children reach age 17, their eyes will have spent the equivalent of nearly six years looking at digital devices, according to findings from a new survey by VSP Vision Care. While the survey shows that parents are concerned with increasing screen time, it found that nearly 60 percent have […]

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Connect to Nature, No Matter Where You Live

(StatePoint) In this age of smartphones and streaming video, it is easy to forget about the world beyond our little screens. And for the 80 percent of Americans living in urban areas, the natural world can seem even more remote. But experts say it’s important to find the time to disconnect, unplug, and appreciate what […]

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Stadium Track To Open in January for Joggers, Walkers

Joggers and walkers in the Los Fresnos area will have another place to exercise starting Monday, Jan. 4. The track at Leo Aguilar Memorial Stadium will be open for those wishing to run, jog or walk during certain times four days a week. The track will be open from 6-8 a.m. and from 4:30 p.m. […]

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New Technology Can Help Small Businesses Thrive

(StatePoint) Only half of U.S. small businesses survive more than five years, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. This data underscores that small business ownership is no cakewalk. Beyond the classic entrepreneurial challenge of making and sustaining a profit, small business owners now struggle to find time and resources to adapt to new technology, […]

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4 Common Diabetes Myths Debunked

(StatePoint) Knowing the facts about diabetes is important for everyone, as living a healthy lifestyle can play a key role in helping to prevent and control the disease. To help, the Certified Diabetes Educators at Nutrisystem are debunking some common myths. Myth: I’m a healthy weight — I can’t get diabetes. Truth: Although there is […]

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Create New Traditions Using Technology This Holiday Season

(StatePoint) The winter months come with many gifts to wrap and unwrap, parties to plan, family-style meals to whip up — the list goes on. Now more than ever, technology can help us get creative with how to make time with family more meaningful, and then help us capture all the fun so the memories […]

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Siempre Tax Offers Critical Help to Areas Underserved Hispanic Community

Siempre Tax+ is a national tax preparation brand that offers a new approach to addressing the critical needs of our Hispanic community. This includes the needs of recent immigrants, as well as tax preparation, state and federal applications for benefits and services, and more. The brand name conveys its customer service values – always accurate […]

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Local Subway Crew Represents Los Fresnos at SPI Marathon

  On Saturday, November 14, 2015 three crew members from the local Subway restaurant located at 507 W. Ocean Blvd. set out to tackle a 26.2 mile challenge!  Los Fresnos was well represented that day by many others who have also taken charge of their health and fitness.  Yari De Leon, Dora Moya and Jeff […]

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