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Former "Full House" Actress Joins "Dancing With The Stars"

By Candace Cameron Bure
Written by Lauren Sher "Dancing With The Stars" returns for its 18th season and the new crop of celebrity competitors may be the fiercest yet.Fresh off their gold-medal win at the Sochi Olympics, Meryl Davis and Charlie White, the dynamic ice dancing duo, headline the all-star lineup, along with "The Wonder Years" star Danica McKellar, comedian turned game show host Drew Carey, swimming legend Diana Nyad, and acting great Billy Dee Williams. Former "Full House" actress Candace ...
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Rick and Bubba Read to The Nation

By Rick & Bubba
The Rick & Bubba Show created what they call the World's Largest Classroom Monday morning. Airing in about 800 schools and reaching nearly 50,000 students, the broadcast was created as part of the National Education Association's Read Across America program, which calls for every child to read a book today in recognition of the birthday of children's author Dr. Seuss. Rick and Bubba narrated Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham. For information on how to book Rick and Bubba for your next event, visit ...
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Q and A With Former Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel

By Oliver North
Written by Patrick Gavin Oliver North is a former United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel and, currently, a political commentator on Fox News and author. His latest book, "American Heroes,"; looks at the individuals working to fight Islamic terrorists. "The profession of arms in the United States arm force has to be the most challenging vocation in the world - for those who serve, and for those who love the service member,"; North writes. "There is no other calling I know of ...
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Failing Your Way to the Top

By Ruben Gonzalez
I'll never forget it.We were training for a week in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, an ancient city in Eastern Europe. We had a couple of hours to kill so we visited the old city. The streets in the old city are too narrow for vehicles. The air is filled with smoke because many people still burn wood for heat. And everywhere you look you see towering minarets, a constant reminder that you are now in Eurasia, far from home. When you are walking the cobbled streets of Old Sarajevo, if feels like you have been ...
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Getting Into The Savings Habit

By Michelle Singletary
As we get further away from the horrors of the Great Recession, it becomes easier for Americans to fall back into bad financial habits. One of those bad habits was not putting enough into a rainy day fund. Even when money is tight and you are trying to pay off debts, you have to save. To help people understand the importance of savings, many organizations are planning events for America Saves Week, Monday through March 1. The Consumer Federation of America manages America Saves. The slogan for the ...
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How Lego Is The New Apple

By Geoff Colvin
The blockbuster box office results for The Lego Movie underscore the Danish construction-toy company's success.And it shares a key quality with Apple -- one that more companies should emulate.The startling success of The Lego Movie probably didn't make you think about Apple, but it should. In their widely different worlds, the Lego Group and Apple are succeeding in the same way, with lessons for the rest of us. The Lego Movie is a 3-D kid flick in which the entire world is apparently made of little plastic ...
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Elizabeth Smart Backs Sex Abuse Education in Utah Schools

By Elizabeth Smart
Written by Antone Clark Elizabeth Smart said she didn't know she had options when she was abducted in June of 2002, initiating a nine-month ordeal that generated national attention. Speaking before a House committee, Smart spoke of being forced from her Salt Lake City home with a knife to her neck and then being raped later that evening. She spoke in support of a bill providing child sex abuse education for kids in Utah schools. "I was never told what I should do if I was ...
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How to Survive Olympic Pressure

By Cary Mullen
As a two-time Olympian and World Cup Downhill Champion, I've found that the methods athletes use to handle the tremendous pressure of the Olympics can also be used by anyone in a challenging circumstance. Athletes face a whirlwind of emotion and activity at the Olympic Games. They arrive with anticipation and their excitement continues to increase with the energy of the fans. They have to compete with that adrenaline while staying mentally calm and relaxed, which is a difficult task. It's a real challenge to not ...
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Former Colt to Speak at Commencement

By Jeff Saturday
NFL veteran and ESPN analyst Jeff Saturday will deliver the commencement address May 3 at Trine University. Saturday joined ESPN in July 2013 after 14 years in the NFL. The center's career spanned 13 years with the Indianapolis Colts and a year with the Green Bay Packers in 2012. Saturday appears on "NFL Live" and "SportsCenter" and contributes to other ESPN platforms.?"Trine graduates are sure to be inspired by Jeff's motivational talk," said Earl D. Brooks II, Ph.D., Trine president. "Just as he ...
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Valentine's Day: Your Money and Your Honey

By Michelle Singletary
Ah, love reigns on Valentine's Day. Or at least, to hear the retailers tell it, the love is sweeter when you present your sweetie with some bling, flowers and/or candy. However, add in any conversation about money and the love is gone, some folks think. But is it unromantic to mix love and money? Let's talk about that today during my live online chat that starts at noon ET. Join me for a conversation about money or love and money. Becky Frost, senior manager of consumer education at ...

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