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Mom, kids followed home in Hancock Park, LA robbed: police

A Los Angeles couple have been arrested after following a woman and her children home from a post office and threatening the family at gunpoint, police said. Getty Images | Royalty-free Getty Images/iStockphoto A California couple were arrested last week for theft after police accused them of following a mother and her children home from […]

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14 fashion brands that upcycle, resell or upcycle your old clothes

Raising awareness of the end of life of our wardrobe and educating consumers on how to properly recycle fashion is essential for a more sustainable future for the industry. In 2018 alone, Americans threw more than nine million tons of clothes and shoes in landfills across the country, according to the United States Environmental Protection […]

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It’s your business | New restaurant serving Mexican and American specialties | Restaurants

From steak and eggs to pancakes, fajitas, tacos and burritos, The Black Bull proclaims right on its menu that it offers the best of both worlds, American and Mexican cuisine. This new restaurant is located at 2506 Village Green Place, C, southwest of Champaign’s Village at the Crossing, and it’s open for breakfast, lunch and […]

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Couples are turning to eco-friendly wedding elements as sustainability grows in popularity: Report

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Today’s environmentally conscious bride and groom strive to do their part to minimize waste on the wedding day. Event venues and vendors are trying harder to be eco-friendly, as Lauren Kay, editor of The Knot, a leading wedding publication, told The Associated Press. “A lot of suppliers […]

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Deal of the day: 9 of the best Memorial Day sales going on

Kick off the summer with these great Memorial Day sales. iStock Next weekend will mark the start of summer 2022 and it is also one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year. More than half of Americans — 61% — plan to shop over Memorial Day weekend this year, according to deals site BlackFriday.com. […]

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Monroe Thrift Store Holds Wedding Dress Sale – Times News Online

Published on May 21, 2022 at 07:53 Here’s the wedding dress sale — with dresses in white, off-white, ivory, light pink, and even bright orange camouflage — at the Kunkletown Thrift Store this Sunday. “We love the feeling it gives us when the bride-to-be is happy. We’re a thrift store for the community, and that […]

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Chip shops battered by ‘perfect storm’ could face ‘tidal wave of closures’, experts fear

Chip shops battered by a “perfect storm” of Covid-19, inflation and war in Ukraine could suffer a “tidal wave of closures” with major job losses, industry experts fear. They have warned that soaring costs caused by shortages of fish, potatoes, cooking oil and flour are causing an unprecedented crisis for Ireland’s 450 chippers. Top industry […]

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Mack Williams: Saturday in town – Salisbury Post

On a recent Saturday, my daughter, Rachel, my son, Jeremy, my daughter-in-law, Rose, and I went to a much larger town for a restaurant and some shopping. We dined in a restaurant that had decorative old-fashioned tiles in its ceiling. They reminded me of the sections of Grandma Williams’ pie saver doors (but of course, […]

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Jerry Putnam Car Show is a staple of the Nazareth Child & Family Connection Fun Fest – Salisbury Post

Nazareth Child & Family Connection ROCKWELL — In the mid-1990s, Jerry Putnam suggested that Nazareth Child & Family Connection might want to add a car show to its annual Fun Fest. Turns out Putnam’s idea was pretty solid. Now, 26 years later, the auto show is a staple of Nazareth’s Fun Fest, the nonprofit’s biggest […]

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Obituaries | Upland Current

Betty Harkin Betty Harkins (1935-2022) Betty Harkins, 86, died May 10. She leaves behind a legacy of a more environmentally literate people, her family said, after devoting many years of her life to the cause of a cleaner Hudson River, parks and festivals along of this river and of a more educated world to maintain […]

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Putin’s health ‘has been deteriorating for 5 years’ and he reportedly underwent further surgery

Azovstal commander says military leaders ordered ‘preservation of life’ The commander of the Ukrainian Azov regiment said military leaders ordered the “preservation of life” and “health of garrison soldiers” amid fighting in the besieged city. In a video message, Denis Prokopenko, whose soldiers resisted Russian forces in the key southern port city, said the regiment […]

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An antique store donates part of its sales to the Vigo History Center

TERRE HAUTE, Indiana (WTWO/WAWV) — A local antique store is helping preserve Vigo County’s history. This weekend, Missy’s and Sissy’s Treasures will donate 5% of their proceeds to the Vigo County History Center. The antique consignment store is located at 569 North 13th Street in Terre Haute. The shop also offers a 10% discount to […]

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Group plans to open a pantry and a thrift store | News

A group of community members hope to open a new food pantry and thrift store in David City. He is expected to be housed in the former Congregational Christian Church, 696 N. Fifth St. Bridging Our Community member Janae McMahon spoke about the plans at David’s regular town council meeting on May 11. It would […]

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Follow this map to quench your thirst on Saturday

DEMING – Lemonade Day in Deming and Luna County will be celebrated on Saturday, May 21. Children and their sponsors registered in droves to participate in this one-day event organized by the Deming-Luna Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by many local merchants. and services. A photo gallery recounting the preparations for Lemonade Day can be […]

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Are you looking for alternatives to money? Online resale of second-hand designer clothes is now a trend

With the recent rise of resale apps, the idea of ​​selling old clothes online is becoming more and more fashionable. Many people have turned reselling clothes into a lucrative side job or even a full-time job, gaining thousands of social media followers and making dozens of sales a week. According to a study by online […]

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Snapping hats with Raider Hall of Famer Ted Hendricks

May 17, 2022 Dell Franklin behind the bar in the 90s Editor’s Note: The next series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” which will be published every two weeks, includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin. Franklin’s memoir, “Life On The Mississippi, 1969,” is currently on […]

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Early Curfew for Kids / Konkol / Murder On Mag Mile / Craft Beer Week

The Chicago Teachers’ Union Election set for Friday will decide the future of an incumbent leadership caucus that has been in power for a dozen years and functions as a socialist political party with ironic campaign ties to the Democratic machine. 🏡 Are you a local real estate agent? Let us help you generate leads, […]

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Poll: What’s the best thrift store in Fresno/Clovis? Vote here

Erica Mendez, 24, a mother of two young children, said it was her first visit to a thrift store on Oct. 21, 2013, in Anaheim, California. She usually shops at Ross or Nordstrom Rack, but was amazed at the low prices for used coagulations at the Savers thrift store in Anaheim. BRUCE’S ROOMS MCTs Related: […]

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5 simple tips to become a smart and savvy buyer

TRADE AND TECHNOLOGY — Whether you buy online or in-store, you can ensure you get what you pay for with a little extra planning. These smart shopping tips can help you get the most savings and added benefits while you’re at it. 1. Time your purchase Before any major purchase, spend time researching the product […]

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Stretch that dollar! – Albuquerque Journal

We all experience price increases, so who doesn’t love finding a bargain? Here are some tips for stretching your hard-earned dollars (and, remember, it’s always worth calling and making sure the business is still in business, open when you walk in, and will honor your discount): Coupons and discounts for meals, services and goods can […]

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4 upcoming and innovative projects in the fashion industry

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. The fashion industry is one of the most energy-intensive and polluting industries in the world today. Industry accounts for no less than 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions and nearly 20% of wastewater pollution. Additionally, the fashion industry uses about as much energy as shipping and aviation […]

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West Nyack Business offers ‘school-friendly’ muffins across the US

A Hudson Valley-based company that serves “school-friendly” muffins is offering its inclusive baked goods for sale at retailers nationwide. Abe’s Vegan Muffins was created around 2010 by owners Joseph and Marty Koffman because Joseph’s son, Abe, had severe allergies to peanuts, tree nuts and sesame, according to Holly French, the company’s marketing manager. The brothers, […]

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ArtSEA: Seattle writers get into data mining

In collaboration with a group of students, Audrey Desjardins, assistant professor in interaction design at the University University of Washingtonasked seven Seattle-area households for permission to obtain data collected by their smart home devices, including a Peloton bike, Nest camera, voice assistants and Sonos speakers. The UW team then handed over the graphs, plots and […]

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A Monterey woman turns her garage into a teacher’s supply store where everything is free. | 831 (Tales from the area code)

On a Tuesday afternoon in Monterey, two kindergarten teachers from La Mesa Elementary are “shopping” for school supplies at The Sandbox, aka Mary Simon’s garage. Greta Huang is thrilled to find a stash of blank greeting cards, perfect for the Mother’s Day project her students are making. The mothers receive wooden frames painted by their […]

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Hively opens new family resource center in Dublin | News

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held last month in Dublin to commemorate the opening of the Hively Family Resource Center. Located at 7066 Village Pkwy., the non-profit facility is a one-stop-shop for families to get all the basic necessities they need – all under one roof – for maximum convenience and accessibility. . Acting CEO Mary […]

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Art and activism collide in the Hudson Valley

By Miranda Reale TIVOLI – What started as a modest porch sale at Tivoli is now housed in a new brick-and-mortar building on Broadway. The Thrift 2 Fight Thrift Store began as a series of pop-up apparel sales to raise money for social justice organizations, but quickly grew into a model for supporting grassroots social […]

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Curtis Andrew celebrates 50 years of bringing down the hammer in American Corner | Local

AMERICAN CORNER – Curtis Andrew isn’t slowing down – and he has no intention of doing so. Five days after his 85th birthday, the veteran Carolina County farmer and auctioneer sports a full head of white hair, an easy smile and an attitude of gratitude. He doesn’t look his age. This year, Andrew is celebrating […]

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acclamation, Louisiana Cheer Force, 2022 World Champions, Tarvarious Haywood

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A gymnasium in Baton Rouge is putting the state on the map when it comes to the world of joy. Louisiana Cheer Force Gold took top honors at the 2022 Cheerleading Worlds competition. The team coach said that while history was written, it was also about the life-building skills Joy […]

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Once upon a time there was a relocation – COMO Magazine

The children’s retail franchise finds a new storefront in which to grow. It’s no mystery that raising a child is expensive; to the point that some people think they should give up on having children for that reason alone. Retail items for children are already expensive, but when you factor in how quickly children outgrow […]

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Continental Community Garage Sales 2022

2022 Continental, Ohio Community Yard Sales Card ID Sale Name/Short Description Garage sale address (including city, state and zip code) Sale Dates/Times Description of items for sale 1 5 family HUGE sale 1319 Route 24Continental, Ohio 45831 Thu, May 12 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Fri. May 13; 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Sun. May 15 8:00 […]

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Wichita Falls Salvation Army Celebrates 112 Years of Service

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) – It’s a big week for The Salvation Army in Wichita Falls as it celebrates more than 100 years of community service. Their mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs without discrimination. Wichita Falls Mayor Stephen Santellana issued a proclamation Monday morning to kick things […]

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Premature baby born at 23 weeks with a hand the size of his dad’s fingernail

A premature baby whose tiny hand was the same size as her father’s fingernail when she was born at 23 weeks is now home and thriving after 70 days on life support. Katie Hampson, 27, from Rochdale, Greater Manchester, has been diagnosed with a subchorionic hematoma after suffering heavy bleeding from the eighth week of […]

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VFW Post 10010 Hosts First-Ever ‘Day of Service’ to Honor Veterans of Foreign Wars | ABC Fox Montana Helena

HELENA– The 10010 Post Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of East Helena held its first annual “Day of Service” to honor veterans who fought and served overseas. The national VFW hailed May 7 as the official date for recognition in the future. Many veterans came to Post 10010 in E. Helena to collect donated goods, […]

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The inauguration of the new Habitat ReStore is today | neighborhood supplement

SUBMITTED BY DEANNA WALZ for the Neighborhood Extra Habitat ReStore will open in its new location at 5601 S. 59th St. today, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Habitat ReStore is a home improvement thrift store where people can find discounted appliances, furniture, tools, and building materials. Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity of […]

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Senior News | News, Sports, Jobs

VISUAL DISABILITY PROGRAM WILL TAKE PLACE ON MAY 25 A Specialized Services program will be presented by Teri Rexford on May 25 at 11 a.m. on issues related to vision impairment, including vocational rehabilitation, vision rehabilitation therapy, orientation and mobility training, and life autonomous. Anyone wishing to attend is asked to call the […]

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Calendar | News, Sports, Jobs

The Sentinel offers nonprofits and other community organizations the opportunity to promote upcoming events on the Community Calendar for free for three days prior to the event. Events requiring reservations can be promoted up to two weeks before the reservation deadline. Events that require purchase from a for-profit company, even if a donation […]

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Five Points Consignment Shop Celebrates 30th Anniversary > Columbia Business Report

The Five Points Resale Luxury Resale consignment shop celebrates its 30th anniversary this weekend. The store, located at 737 Saluda Ave., is planning an anniversary rally this afternoon with Columbia Mayor Daniel Rickenmann, officials from the city’s Office of Economic Development and store owner Heather Craig Burns. Plus, a weekend sale will offer 15% off […]

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2022 Continental Community Garage Sale Listings

2022 Continental, Ohio Community Yard Sales Card ID Sale Name/Short Description Garage sale address (including city, state and zip code) Sale Dates/Times Description of items for sale 1 5 family HUGE sale 1319 Route 24Continental, Ohio 45831 Thu, May 12 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Fri. May 13; 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Sun. May 15 8:00 […]

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5 Best Kids Clothes in Omaha, NE

Below is a list of the best kids clothes in Omaha. To help you find the best kids clothes near you in Omaha, we’ve put together our own list based on this rating point list. Best Omaha Kids Clothes: The top rated Children’s Clothing in Omaha, NE are: Old Navy – is a brand of […]

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5 Best Baby Supply Stores in Aurora, CO

Below is a list of major baby supply stores in Aurora. To help you find the best baby supply store near you in Aurora, we’ve put together our own list based on this rating point list. Aurora’s best baby supplies: The top rated baby supply stores in Aurora, CO are: Child to child – Aurora […]

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5 Best Thrift Stores in Omaha, NE

Below is a list of the best and leading thrift stores in Omaha, NE. To help you find the best thrift stores near you in Omaha, NE, we’ve put together our own list based on this list of rating points. The best thrift stores in Omaha, NE: The top rated thrift stores in Omaha, NE […]

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Letter carriers will collect donations for food banks | Community alert

On Saturday, May 14, local postal workers will be picking up much more than the mail — they’ll be picking up non-perishable food items and delivering them to food banks, pantries, shelters and area churches. The campaign is part of a nationwide campaign to Feed America by helping stock the pantries of nonprofit organizations that […]

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St Blazey couple’s agony as baby born at 23 weeks fights for his life

A young couple have shared their emotional struggle as their eldest daughter fights for her life after being born 17 weeks early. Samuel and Courtney Penny’s daughter, Melanie, was born at 23 weeks on March 30 due to an infection in the womb. Courtney explained the infection meant she and Melanie “poisoned” each other while […]

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CommunityAid thrift stores turn shopping into an act of Christian charity | Sponsored content

You might know CommunityAid if you’ve shopped at one of their six central Pennsylvania thrift stores or dropped off clothes in one of their familiar tan donation bins. What you may not realize is how much these simple gestures are helping this 13-year-old nonprofit make a big impact in your neighborhood. Founded on the vision […]

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Does resale make sense for Dick’s Sporting Goods? – RetailWire

May 03, 2022 Dick’s Sporting Goods is piloting an in-store buyback program program for some hard and soft outdoor items. The program is carried out in partnership with Out&Back Outdoor, a reseller founded in late 2019. The Out&Back platform works with brands such as Patagonia, Marmot, The North Face, Arc’teryx, Carhartt, Herschel Supply, Pendleton, Roxy […]

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Try Before You Buy: How to Spot Well-Made Clothes in the Dressing Room | life and style

JThe adage, try before you buy, may be more appropriate for clothing than any other product. No matter how typical your proportions are, most brands use a “fitted model” – a person whose job it is to try on their clothes – with their own unique body shape, which is why we are all subject […]

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The thrift store’s last days until closing – The Royal Gazette

Created: May 02, 2022 07:56 Twice Treasured, a thrift store on St. John’s Road, Pembroke, will close at the end of May, a month before its first anniversary. Operator Danielle Rivière conceded that the company did not live up to expectations. She said the pre-pandemic idea ran into the stumbling block of Covid-19 which delayed […]

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The Young Entrepreneur Marketplace gives kids the chance to start their own business

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – The next generation of entrepreneurs are getting a head start in upstate. The Young Entrepreneur Market has enabled dozens of future entrepreneurs to create and sell their own products to the community. At The Community Tap in Greenville, creativity and hard work are essential on this day. “Give these kids […]

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The Red Campaign raises funds for soldiers deployed due to the crisis in Ukraine

A company that helps veterans start their own business joined a campaign to supply increasing numbers of American troops heading to Europe in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. JDog Junk Removal & Hauling is a nationwide company that employs veterans and offers them franchises to start their own junk removal business under the […]

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SF dad solves stolen luggage case for police – and the little cops still haven’t made any arrests

Call it the stolen luggage case on a road trip. And call Tyler Sterkel, the victim in the case, the only person working to crack it. An everyday dad turned amateur sleuth, Sterkel thought he presented the San Francisco Police Department with enough evidence to investigate and maybe even solve the case of who stole […]

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25 things to sell when you’re ready to retire

Ariel Skelley/Getty Images Many people downsize in retirement to reduce expenses and make life easier. For some it means move to a smaller house or a retirement community. For others, it may simply mean getting rid of things they no longer use. To see: Budgeting 101: How to Create a Budget You Can Live WithRead […]

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Designer Duds for less, cost-conscious resale trend lets customers dress ‘in style’ while saving money and the planet – CBS Miami

PLANTATION (CBSMiami) – Clothes Mentor in Plantation is a resale clothing chain that offers second-hand designer clothes, shoes and accessories for women. Owner Holly Morris, who grew up in South Florida, quit her job for a New York tech company and opened her franchise just before the COVID shutdown. As soon as the stores reopened, […]

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7-year-old among kids trying to rob Hamilton mall

Four children, including one as young as seven, were caught trying to steal from a Hamilton shopping mall overnight. Chartwell Shopping Center. (Source: Google Maps) Police said they were alerted to the break-in at Chartwell Shopping Center after multiple alarms went off around 1am. They arrived to find the four children, aged seven, 10, 11 […]

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Save Huge Money on Clothes Back to the Office

Millions of Americans are returning to the office this spring for the first time in two years. This means that it may be time to update the wardrobe. But with inflation rising and the stock market falling, many people don’t want to spend hundreds of dollars on new clothes. Linda Swain needs to upgrade her […]

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TikTok is the most downloaded application

Social media is a mess right now, with Elon Musk buying Twitter and Meta continuing to deal with the fallout from “The Facebook Files.” Amid this turmoil, TikTok – the Chinese-owned video-sharing app nearly banned in the United States under the Trump administration – continues to dominate the social media landscape. According to a recent […]

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New York man charged with attempted murder in American Dream shooting

A Brooklyn man has been charged with attempted murder following a shooting at American Dream earlier this month, state police said Tuesday night. On Monday, Anwar Stuart, 20, was arrested at his New York home. He was charged with shooting and seriously injuring a man during an attempted robbery at the East Rutherford retail and […]

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Three Wedding Industry Events for Engaged Couples in Central Ohio

Wedding season is officially in full swing, but there’s a lot more going on than the weddings themselves in central Ohio. If you’re currently planning your wedding for later this year and beyond, we want to put a few local events on your radar. Mark your calendars for the following events that focus on dress […]

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More victims come forward after teenager secretly recorded them in Blue Springs toilet

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (KCTV) – Court records reveal disturbing new details in an investigation into a 17-year-old accused of secretly filming women using a convenience store restroom in Blue Springs. Earlier this month, police held a press conference in the hope of identifying women who may not be aware they have been registered. Police say […]

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Duff Goldman’s secret weapon in baking is so simple

According to Duff Goldman on Twitter, you only need a few drops of almond extract to take your baked goods to the next level. “Almond extract is another cooking secret weapon,” Goldman tweeted in response to a fan, adding the little hashtag #AceofTaste, a nod to his new show. Browse famous bakers’ recipes online and […]

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5 Awesome Facts About Kane Tanaka’s Health

God bless his soul, Kane Tanaka, the world’s oldest person has died at the staggering age of 119 years and 107 days. According to a family member’s tweet, as reported today, “Kako passed away on April 19.” 【ご 報告】 本 日 報道 れ まし た た 通り 通り 4 月 19 日 に に カ子 […]

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Meagan Good’s estranged husband takes boy on birthday trip

Months after Meagan Good and his pastor wife Devon Franklin split, he marked his 44th birthday with a boys’ trip. The former couple married in 2012 despite strong criticism from the Franklin church community about his wife’s lifestyle. They then ended their marriage in 2021. The ‘Live Free: Exceed Your Highest Expectations’ author took to […]

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Indians prioritize spending on sustainable goods: report

Indians want to leave an impact on the planet by prioritizing spending on sustainable products and contributing to local businesses, according to the American Express Trendex report. Eighty-seven percent of Indian respondents always or often buy sustainable products and 97 percent want to spend money on items that will have a positive impact on local […]

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Surprise twist in Saskatoon murder trial turns on Boss suit jacket worn by defendant

A flippant response from accused killer Leo Daniels during cross-examination prompted the Crown to call Richard Fernuk’s daughters to testify on Friday. Daniels is on trial in the Court of Queen’s Bench in Saskatoon, charged with first degree murder in Fernuk’s death. Fernuk, 68, was found dead, tied to a chair, in his apartment on […]

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Earth Day: 10 things you can do now to help the planet

April 22 is Earth Day and organizations and groups around the world are advocating for people to take the necessary steps to help the environment. When it comes to African Americans and Earth Day, the mainstream media doesn’t give the best portrayal of diversity in environmentalism. However, groups including the National Black Environmental Justice Network […]

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Old Navy avoids price hikes on children’s clothing during back-to-school

Lisa Ellis and Michele Schneider provide insight into the state of the American consumer on “Making Money.” Old Navy is pledging to suspend price increases on select children’s clothing through the end of September to help families make back-to-school shopping amid record inflation. ATLANTA APPLE STORE EMPLOYEES WIRE FOR UNION ELECTION The retailer has announced […]

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Dawn Dillard: Advertising Anomalies | Opinion

Advertisement. It is part of everyone’s life. We watch ads on TV, we see them online, they interrupt our YouTube experience. Most of us stop advertising (unless it’s during the Super Bowl, when most people pay more attention to ads than the game itself.) But, if you really pay attention to the advertising, it’s not […]

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Get your MacBooks now, kids, Covid lockdowns are hitting Apple’s suppliers hard

As Covid cases continue to rise in China, many big tech vendors are having to close their factories or restrict the movement of their workers, which could be a huge headache for Apple this year, as around half of its Chinese suppliers are in and around the worst-hit region of the country. A new analysis […]

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Recycling shop a local first

FOR many people, the closings have offered the opportunity to indulge in new interests, and for Wendy Defrancesco, this hobby has evolved into the creation of a new store that offers something different from the typical furniture. Local Creations is Inverleigh’s newest home decor store, specializing in upcycled items like wardrobes and chairs that Mrs […]

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Texarkana 2022: Smokey and the bandit

“Heading east and down, loaded and trucked, A-we’re gonna do what they say can’t be done.” It’s unlikely anyone grew up in the South and never heard of Smokey and the Bandit before, or better yet, could read those lyrics above without starting to hum along, especially if they were alive in the 70s and […]

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New Mercer Market Vendors Go Beyond Food, Products | News

MERCER – More than 30 vendors are expected to attend the official opening of Mercer Market this Saturday. “We have something for everyone,” said Allie Adams, lead organizer. The market will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays starting April 23 in the Mercer United Methodist Church parking lot at the corner of […]

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Santa Fe Police Department looking to increase presence downtown

SANTA FE, NM (KRQE) – The Santa Fe Police Department is working to make downtown safer for tourists and business owners. One reason a thief was recently caught with hundreds of thousands of dollars in stolen merchandise from downtown stores. “What is going to be amazing is that there will be more traffic from police […]

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“The Most Important Meal of the Year”: Boys & Girls Club to Host Annual Fundraising Breakfast

By Daniel Warn / [email protected] There’s still time to purchase a seat to attend the Boys & Girls Club of Lewis County’s annual The Most Important Meal of the Year fundraising breakfast. The event, which will take place at the Jester Auto Museum and Event Center on Wednesday, will start at 7:30 a.m. and end […]

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How the Great Recession and the Pandemic Changed Fashion and Shopping

Economic downturns have changed the way we shop for clothes. After the Great Recession, fast fashion became the norm for millennials who dress professionally on a budget. The pandemic has been a shift towards second-hand clothes as Gen Z seeks nostalgia and good vibes. Loading Something is loading. You can thank the economy for your […]

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A room-by-room guide to home sustainability

From the kitchen to the closet to the garden, reduce your waste footprint with these local tips and resources. Reduce your waste footprint by reducing single-use containers. / Photography by Nell Hoving Dixon Philadelphians are becoming obsessed (in a good way!) with reducing their trash footprint. Since we’re living in a climate emergency, anything we […]

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4 local manufacturers to discover for sustainable gifts for children

From artist to fashionista, shop these Philadelphia-area makers for eco-friendly treats. Shop for sustainable children’s clothing and toys from these four local manufacturers. / Photography by Nell Hoving Dixon Upgrade your little one’s toy box and closet with durable, eco-friendly and timeless products from these four local manufacturers. For the budding clothes dryer Although the […]

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Vote for Local Businesses on St. Louis Magazine’s A List | Webster Kirkwood Times

Hundreds of area businesses have been nominated for St. Louis Magazine’s 2022 A-List, which celebrates the area’s best in more than 200 categories. Until April 18, readers can vote for the top five nominees in each category. The winner and two runners-up in each category will be featured in the July issue of St. Louis […]

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Children’s consignment shop opens in mall

April 17—Wishing to expand her business, Leesa Blackwood reopened her children’s clothing store in the Kalispell mall this month. Helen Dean is a children’s consignment shop that offers gently used children’s clothing and toys. Blackwood first opened the store as Giggles Consignment and Kids’ Shop in Columbia Falls two years ago, but has now moved […]

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Children’s consignment shop opens inside mall

Seeking to expand her business, Leesa Blackwood reopened her children’s clothing store this month in the Kalispell Center mall. Helen Dean is a children’s consignment shop that offers gently used children’s clothing and toys. Blackwood first opened the store as Giggles Consignment and Kids’ Shop in Columbia Falls two years ago, but has now moved […]

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Strong attendance for two Easter celebrations, according to the organizers

Celebrations are underway this Easter weekend, including one at the Children’s Museum. This weekend marked the fourth annual Rabbits and Butterflies event, and the kids were thrilled to attend. “It’s great that you know they can run around and you don’t really have to worry about them. They’re in a safe environment,” Jessica Hullsman said. […]

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‘How long can we sit down?’ | Main stories

Operators of 14 shops at the New Forum Fishing Village in Portmore, St Catherine, have been wallowing in misery and despair since their businesses and valuable stock caught fire two Sundays ago as they prepared for the fishing season Easter, when they would traditionally see sales peak. Wholesalers, seafood vendors, restaurant and bar owners had […]

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Dianne Vavra, former Dior publicist, opens a vintage boutique in Huntington

When it’s time to clean out a closet, most people bring a few bags to Goodwill, or maybe have a garage sale. Dianne Vavra opened a store. The Huntington resident, who was vice president of public relations at Dior Beauty for many years before opening her own public relations firm, calls her new boutique, Vavra […]

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Guilty plea in thrift store fire case

A Jefferson City man has been placed on two-year unsupervised probation for pleading guilty to an amended charge in the January 2020 fire at the Salvation Army thrift store. At a hearing before Cole County Judge Cotton Walker, 27-year-old William Musgrove pleaded guilty to misdemeanor misdemeanor burning. He had been charged with attempted first-degree arson, […]

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Kalie Peccerillo: Collecting donations for Ukraine

By Jason Marchi/Zip06.com • 04/13/2022 08:30 AM EST When tragedies occur and people step in to help the victims, a snowball effect can form. The influx of emergency aid is encouraging and comforting. That’s how Kalie Peccerillo feels about the response she received from citizens of North Haven and East Haven who learned of her […]

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A trio of food entrepreneurs make good neighbors in Burlington’s Old North End | Food and Beverage Features | Seven days

Click to enlarge Melissa Pasanen Pat Bannerman Ameen Idris stuck her head in the doorway of the new Mawuhi African Market at 336 North Winooski Avenue last Friday with a smile on her face. The young man […]

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Therapy dog ​​helps youngsters learn literacy skills

Serving as an influence to help youth in the community improve their literacy skills, therapy dog ​​Jessie will visit the Brandon branch of the Western Manitoba Regional Library every Saturday until June. “She just likes people. She prefers people to dogs in the dog park,” Jessie’s owner Earl Martin said with a smile. [therapy].” The […]

Consignment shop

Twist Boutique owner says customers are finding reasons to dress up again | ALXnow

As the pandemic winds down, Kristen Moore says she’s selling more cocktail dresses, blazers and jewelry at her consignment shop in Old Town. Moore, owner twist shop (109 N. Fairfax Street), says customers have opted for more casual styles when forced to work from home, and are now looking to dress for work and events. […]

Thrift store

Artist Spotlight: snicka | The Rapidian

It was a sunny Tuesday morning when I first encountered Snicka at the crowded cafe on Lyon St. in bustling Midtown Grand Rapids. Having never met her before, I didn’t know what to expect. From our first meeting, I knew our meeting would go well, because she was immediately kind and smiled brilliantly at me. […]