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Traffic a Concern as New School Year Begins

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Students across the valley are heading back to school over the coming weeks, and with the school year comes an increase in traffic.So, education leaders are asking everyone to be extra careful. The West More>>

Search Continues for Man Who Robbed United Bank in Wheeling at Knifepoint

This was the scene shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday at United Bank in Wheeling. This was the scene shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday at United Bank in Wheeling.
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The search continued Tuesday afternoon for the suspect in an armed robbery at the United Bank on 12th and Main streets in Wheeling. More>>

Toronto Students Start School Year in Multi-Million Dollar Facility

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Students in Toronto will not only be starting school on Tuesday, but they will be starting it in style as they enter their new multi-million dollar facility for the first time.
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New School Year, New Technology Video included

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Parents are heading to Best Buy to get their children ready for the big day.Laptops, iPads and tablets are just a few items that are designed to help kids in school, but companies haven't forgotten about More>>

Giving your kids the tools for a healthy back-to-school season

(BPT) - For moms, family and children are their No. 1 priority. Keeping everyone safe, healthy and happy is a huge part of everyday life. However, each year, parents send their kids back to school knowing they will be... More>>

College students have options to save money on technology

(BPT) - If you are one of the more than 22 million college students heading to campuses across the nation this fall, you’ll probably be packing all sorts of items, including advanced digital technology. College student... More>>

Sleeping tips for back-to-school success

(BPT) - Did you know the best preparation for back to school is a good night’s sleep? Lack of sleep can affect a child’s performance, attention, learning, behavior and biological functions, experts say. In fact,... More>>

Dressing for success on campus: a guide to college fashion

(BPT) - College students are cash-strapped and time-crunched. So how can they look fashionable while juggling their studies, campus activities and a part-time job? Integrating basic items into their wardrobes is a start... More>>

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  • Eight ways to help kids hone their homework habits

    Eight ways to help kids hone their homework habits

    (BPT) - Helping children with their homework requires more than an understanding of the subject matter, whether it’s algebra or world literature. To help children succeed throughout the school year,...
    (BPT) - Helping children with their homework requires more than an understanding of the subject matter, whether it’s algebra or world literature. To help children succeed throughout the school year, it’s...
  • Help give kids the tools they need to succeed in school

    Help give kids the tools they need to succeed in school

    (BPT) - Take a moment to consider this alarming fact: Each year more than 1 million American teens fail to graduate from high school, according to the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center. The consequences...
    (BPT) - Take a moment to consider this alarming fact: Each year more than 1 million American teens fail to graduate from high school, according to the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center. The consequences of this...
  • Handle back-to-school shopping with less chaos during summer

    Handle back-to-school shopping with less chaos during summer

    There is nothing quite as wonderful as summer. Family vacations, summer camps  and a slower pace of life. After the laid-back pace of summer, back-to-school shopping can often be an expensive and hectic finish...
    There is nothing quite as wonderful as summer. Family vacations, summer camps  and a slower pace of life. After the laid-back pace of summer, back-to-school shopping can often be an expensive and hectic finish to the...