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Posted at 2:01 AM

Do you have a favorite star in the night sky? Itís a hard question. They are all so great, each one so appealing. They need not be the most brilliant or colorful. Dim ones are full of wonder as well. Are the faint because they are so extremely distant, or do they shine with less light - or both? Some are double stars; other triple or even quadruple - either by coincidence because they happen to line up close as we see them but are at different distances, or they really are a star family. Other...

Posted at 2:01 AM

TIP OF THE WEEK

Updated May 21, 2015 at 11:45 AM

You pay hundreds of dollars for homeownerís insurance. Itís required coverage for everyone who takes out a mortgage, yet people seldom go over the fine print of their policy, to find out what is covered, the dollar amount, and any deductibles.

Updated May 21, 2015 at 11:22 AM

Hoping for the happiest of marriages? Be sure to wed your best friend. Thatís the main takeaway from a study on marital satisfaction released in January by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Updated May 21, 2015 at 11:19 AM

Scott Hoffman Black grew up in Nebraska. He remembers playing outside as a child and seeing hundreds of monarch butterflies in the summer sky. On his last visit back with his two children, only a few of the easily identifiable orange, black and...

Posted at 7:05 PM

This week Denmark made some giant steps towards becoming a "cashless" society. The government there wants new laws allowing clothing stores, gas stations, restaurants and other retailers to go cash free.

Posted May 21, 2015 at 2:01 AM

It was my husband who found the letters. They had fallen behind a dresser, along with a receipt for the poll tax of 1904 and three war ration books.

Updated May 20, 2015 at 3:26 PM

Does your family have its own set of rules? A recent study found that promoting positive family expectations, such as limiting the amount of screen time, can lead to other healthful behaviors in children.

Updated May 20, 2015 at 3:20 PM

Have you ever had to get rid of perfectly good items just to make room for more toys? If so, you may be experiencing gift overload.

Updated May 20, 2015 at 3:01 PM

The summer slide may sound like a fun piece of playground equipment, but itís really the inevitable learning losses kids experience when their minds sit idle on school break.

Posted May 20, 2015 at 5:05 PM

A new report finds that adults and teachers alike are concerned about how children aren't eating before they get to school. How can parents help their kids? Budget their food better.

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