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December 28, 2014

New Year Brings New Sales

by SurfKY News
US (12/28/14) — When the holiday shopping rush ends, there are plenty of people who are ready to retire their credit cards for awhile and take a break from the checkout lines. Still, others look forward to the sales that start the new year, eager to get great deals on many different products and services. There are many deals to be had when January arrives. Smart shoppers may want to wait until the dawn of the new year to get great deals on a wide variety of products. Although many electronics go on sale for the holiday season, once January arrives there is another round of major discounts on electronics, even high-end items that were not included in holiday sales. New items are unveiled each year at the Consumer Electronics Show in mid-January, and many stores begin to clear out older… Read More...
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December 28, 2014

Humphries Cemetery Patriot Graves to Be Cleaned and Restored in January

by Geoff Baggett
CADIZ, Ky. (12/28/14) — Nestled beside a pasture at the end of Humphries Road in rural Trigg County, the Humphries Cemetery contains the graves of some of the earliest pioneers of east-central Trigg County. This cemetery contains the… Read More...
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December 28, 2014

Unique New Year's Traditions from across the World

by SurfKY News
US (12/28/14) — Some people may find it strange to withstand freezing temperatures and gusty winds for hours on end just to stand in the center of Times Square in New York City to catch a glimpse of a bejeweled ball drop at the stroke of… Read More...
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December 28, 2014

2014 Looking Back: Central City’s Lu Ray Park Plans Unveiled

by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (12/28/14) — Early in 2014, Central City officials announced plans for a new park in the heart of the downtown area. When complete, the proposed Lu Ray Park would provide an ideal location for concerts and other events… Read More...
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December 28, 2014

Outdoor Truths - Dec. 28, 2014

by Gary Miller
KENTUCKY (12/28/14) — Ducks can be a finicky lot. It seems that the conditions almost have to be perfect before they will land – especially if that landing happens to be in front of your blind. Not only do the weather conditions have to be… Read More...
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December 28, 2014

Dave Says - Dec. 28, 2014

by Dave Ramsey
KENTUCKY (12/28/14) — This week Dave discusses trying to help a friend and honeymoon on a budget. Dear Dave, I have a friend who is experiencing financial problems. She is between real jobs at the moment and only bringing in about $600 a… Read More...
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December 28, 2014

Legislator's Log - Week of Dec. 28, 2014

by Brent Yonts
KENTUCKY (12/28/14) — We know more now about how a bill become law, but do we know how important "we the people" are to the process? That's where this week's column, on the legislative committee process, takes us. The Kentucky Constitution… Read More...
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December 28, 2014

Five Tips to Get Control of Your Retirement in the New Year by Chris Hogan

by David Taylor
KENTUCKY (12/28/14) — If you want to make 2015 the best year of your life, you need to put financial habits in place that will set you up for long-term success. Chris Hogan, financial expert and speaker for Ramsey Solutions, has five tips… Read More...
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December 27, 2014

Understand and Avoid Elder Financial Fraud

by SurfKY News
US (12/27/14) — Elder fraud is a financial crime that targets older men and women who are often unable to recognize they are being victimized. Elder financial fraud is a broad term that can be applied to a host of crimes, from stealing… Read More...
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December 27, 2014

Immunizations Important for Adults, Too

by SurfKY News
US (12/27/14) — New parents can easily become overwhelmed by the number of pediatrician visits their children need. By the time a child celebrates his or her fifth birthday, he or she has seemingly been administered dozens of… Read More...
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December 27, 2014

The Dangers of Belly Fat

by SurfKY News
US (12/27/14) — Doctors use many different methods to assess their patients' health. Measuring the fat in a person's midsection is one indicator physicians may rely on more heavily in the future as they look to pinpoint potential health… Read More...
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December 27, 2014

Women's Heart Attack Symptoms Can Differ from Men's

by SurfKY News
US (12/27/14) — Symptoms of a heart attack can include radiating pain down the arm and tightness in the chest. While these may be universally recognized symptoms of heart attacks for men, new studies have shown such symptoms are not… Read More...
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December 27, 2014

2014 Concludes with Record Investments for Agriculture

by Angela Blank
FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/27/14) — In 2014, more than $33 million in state and county Agricultural Development Funds were disbursed in grants and loans throughout the Commonwealth for agricultural investments in our rural communities. The… Read More...
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December 27, 2014

John Prine to be Recognized at Grammy Awards

by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
U.S. (12/27/14) ― "He is so good we may have to break his fingers," Kris Kristofferson once joked, when describing John Prine's songwriting talent. Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan also had early career praise for the new artist from the suburbs… Read More...
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December 27, 2014

What to Look for in An Investment Property

by SurfKY News
US (12/27/14) — Historically, the appreciation rate for real estate is very strong. Even when the housing market declines, long-term investors in real estate can rest easy knowing that property values tend to rebound rather quickly,… Read More...
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December 27, 2014

Four Time Management Tips for the New Year by Christy Wright

by David Taylor
KENTUCKY (12/27/14) — The New Year is almost here, which means it’s a great time to start focusing on your goals. And since managing your time is a constant struggle for most people, it’s a great place to begin. Here are four easy time… Read More...
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December 27, 2014

Keeping the Faith - 'The Puzzles of the Past'

by Ronnie McBrayer
KENTUCKY (12/27/14) — It was on Christmas morning 1980 that I discovered a Hungarian professor's maddening invention beneath the holiday tree. It was Erno Rubik's magic puzzle, brought to America: The Rubik's Cube. With a few twists I was… Read More...
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December 27, 2014

Hooked on Science - 'Water Bottle Egg'

by Jason Lindsey
KENTUCKY (12/27/14) — Separating the yolk from the egg white can be frustrating. Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how to use a water bottle to design a tool to easily do the job. INGREDIENTS Uncooked Egg Empty… Read More...
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December 27, 2014

How to Live as a One Income Family

by SurfKY News
US (12/27/14) — Many couples wonder about the secret to surviving on one income when it seems like they're just making ends meet with two incomes. Dual-income households, which in the United States are now more common than single-income… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Simple Ways to Maintain Your Mental Acuity

by SurfKY News
US (12/26/14) — Many people know that a combination of a healthy diet and routine exercise is the best way to maintain their physical health. But what about mental well-being? Memory lapses are often assumed to be an accepted side effect… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Is It Possible to Prevent Cataracts?

by SurfKY News
US (12/26/14) — Millions of people are affected by cataracts, which Prevent Blindness America says is the most common cause of vision loss for individuals over the age of 40. In the United States, there are more cases of cataracts than… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Notable Events from 2014

by SurfKY News
US (12/26/14) — As a calendar year winds down, many people like to reflect on the preceding 12 months. The end of the year can be a great time for personal reflection, but also an interesting time to look back on the more notable events… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Going Green Makes Financial Sense

by SurfKY News
US (12/26/14) — Being "green" is not just a buzzword today but also a way of life for an increasing number of people. The benefits of making some environmental strides not only extend to safeguarding resources for future generations. For… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Prevent Colds and Flu before They Start

by SurfKY News
U.S. (12/26/14) — Though the holiday season is a joyous time of year, it's also one when many people succumb to cold and flu. Spending so much time indoors in close proximity to others can increase a person's susceptibility to flu and… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Dec. 26, 2014

by Madisonville Police Department
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/26/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following arrest reports Friday, Dec. 26. Lawrence W. Kinney, 31, of Madisonville, was charged Dec. 25 with fourth-degree domestic assault with minor injury.… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Lady Trojans to Play in Titan Christmas Clash

by Steve LeMaster
HARRODSBURG, Ky. (12/26/14) — After winning two of three games in the Lady Storm United Mine Workers of America Classic at Hopkins County Central and getting a few days off for Christmas, the Webster County Lady Trojans will travel to… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Paducah's Cochran Earns Exempt Status on Web.com Tour

by Steve LeMaster
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (12/26/14) — Rick Cochran and Matt Atkins have both earned full exempt status on the 2015 Web.com Tour. Cochran finished tied for eighth at -15 (414) in the Web.com qualifier. A veteran golfer who hails from… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Owensboro's Atkins Earns Exempt Status on Web.com Tour

by Steve LeMaster
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (12/26/14) — Rick Cochran and Matt Atkins have both earned full exempt status on the 2015 Web.com Tour. Cochran finished tied for eighth at -15 (414) in the Web.com qualifier. A veteran golfer who hails from… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Neighbors Assist Police to Locate Alleged Assault Suspect

by Cammie Beasley
SALEM, Ky. (12/26/14) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, Livingston County Dispatch received a 911 call of a male that had assaulted a female at a residence in Salem, Ky. The report said the Kentucky State Police responded to… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Cadiz Police Arrest Reports - Dec. 26, 2014

by Sgt. Scott Brown
CADIZ, Ky. (12/26/14) — The Cadiz Police Department released the following reports. Officer Andrew Sanderson arrested Mark A. Roberts, 34, of Perry, Fla., on Dec. 25 at 3:51 a.m. and charged him with possession of marijuana; possession of… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Owensboro Men's City Golf Tournament Scheduled

by Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (12/26/14) — The 2015 Owensboro Men's City Golf Tournament has been scheduled. Dates for the 2015 event are as follows: July 10 - Owensboro Country Club; July 11 - The Pearl Club at the Summit; July 12 - Ben Hawes Golf… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Lourdes Earns 'Top Performer on Key Quality Measures' Recognition

by Suzanne Farmer
PADUCAH, Ky. (12/26/14) — Lourdes announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Lourdes was recognized as… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Colonels Take Down Madisonville-North Hopkins

by Steve LeMaster
PADUCAH, Ky. (12/26/14) — Madisonville-North Hopkins fell to familiar rival Christian County in the Beltline Electric Christmas Tournament at McCracken County Tuesday. Christian County ended the tournament contest on a 24-10 run to defeat… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Bowling Green Edges Daviess County, Captures OIT Title

by Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (12/26/14) — Daviess County couldn't make an early fourth quarter eight-point lead stick as Bowling Green, an opponent from the neighboring Fourth Region, battled back to win 69-66 in the boys' championship game of the… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday Dec. 25, 2014

by Kentucky Lottery
FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/26/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday Dec. 25, 2014. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 3 - 3 - 6 Thursday Evening 2 - 7 - 9 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 9 - 7 - 0 - 0 Thursday Evening 4 - 2 -… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Muhlenberg County to Compete in Ashland Invitational

by Steve LeMaster
ASHLAND, Ky. (12/26/14) — After compiling a 1-2 record in the Graves County-hosted Eagle Holiday Classic, Muhlenberg County will compete in the 2014 Ashland Invitational Tournament at Ashland Blazer High School's James A. Anderson… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Mustangs Fall to Host Graves County in Eagle Holiday Classic

by Steve LeMaster
MAYFIELD, Ky. (12/26/14) — Muhlenberg County came up short in its bid to knock off host Graves County in the Eagle Holiday Classic as the homestanding Eagles pulled away to win 67-55 Tuesday night. The win allowed Graves County to improve… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Art Education Students Paint Friendly Figures on Pediatric ICU Windows

by Elizabeth Adams
LEXINGTON, Ky. (12/26/14) — Children treated in the pediatric intensive care unit at Kentucky Children's Hospital are bombarded with scary sights, sounds and feelings. "We use lots of scary things, and they go through scary procedures,"… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

2014 Looking Back: World Mourns Watson Family Deaths

by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (12/26/14) — On Jan. 30, the world’s attention turned to Muhlenberg County when nine members of a family of 11 were killed within minutes during a tragic house fire in Depoy. The home of Chad and LaRae Nikki Watson… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

The Greatest Gift - The Gift of Life

by Hopkins Circuit Clerk Karen McKnight
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/26/14) — This time of year, most of us are busy buying gifts, making plans and celebrating with family. Two years ago, Kenedy Maze and her family were just trying to make it through the holidays alive. Kenedy, of… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

New Free Community Class to Help 'Plan to be Tobacco Free'

by Kyser Lough
CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (12/26/14) — “Plan to Be Tobacco Free,” a free educational program, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6 or 5:30 p.m. at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Center for Health and Wellness Classroom. The program is… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

5-Year-Old Boy Kills Buck/Doe

by Randy Adams
SACRAMENTO, Ky. (12/25/14) — Ty Frizzel, 5, son of DeAnna and Ken Frizzell of Sacramento, went along with Ken deer hunting earlier this year. Ty was up to the challenge as most little fellas do with lots of spirit and happiness. So, Ken… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Grab the Best Buys This January

by SurfKY News
US (12/26/14) — Shopping may be the last thing on the average person's mind once the holiday season has ended. But January may be a great time to go bargain hunting. Though sinking January temperatures can make winter seem endless,… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Pennyrile Among State Parks Offering 'First Day' Hikes Jan. 1

by Gil Lawson
FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/26/14) — Get 2015 started on the right foot with your New Year's resolution by taking a guided hike at a Kentucky State Park Jan. 1. Several state parks are offering "First Day" hiking opportunities on Jan. 1, 2015, for… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Five Steps to Being Financially Fit in the New Year by Dave Ramsey

by Dave Ramsey
KENTUCKY (12/26/14) — It’s another new year, and that means it’s time for yet another set of resolutions. But if you're like most Americans, you'll probably forget your goals by mid-February. So how can you turn your financial resolutions… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Caring for an Elderly Relative at Home

by SurfKY News
US (12/26/14) — Decisions about providing care for an aging loved one are seldom easy. Various options exist in terms of elder care, including assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Seniors who are self-sufficient may be able to… Read More...
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December 26, 2014

Packing Away Christmas Decor Doesn't Have to be Saddest Day of Year

by SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (12/26/14) ― Soon it will be time to bid farewell to another holiday season. By now the gifts have been unwrapped and the last of the turkey leftovers are long gone. The only task that remains is to put away all of those holiday… Read More...
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December 25, 2014

E-cigarettes and Quitting Smoking

by SurfKY News
US (12/25/14) — Quitting smoking and losing weight consistently top New Year's resolutions lists. In an effort to stop smoking, a growing number of smokers are turning to electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, to help them quit once and… Read More...
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December 25, 2014

SurfKY Spotlight: Hudson Service Center

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/25/14) — Hudson Service Center is the place to go for all of your vehicle needs. Gary GatesSurfKY News Read More...
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December 25, 2014

HPD to Conduct 15th Citizen’s Police Academy in March 2015

by Paul Ray
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (12/25/14) — The Hopkinsville Police Department will be conducting its 15th Citizen’s Police Academy in March of 2015. The eight week long program highlights the activities of the department and gives the public a chance… Read More...
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December 25, 2014

Arrests Made After Dulin Avenue Christmas Eve Brawl

by Officer C.P. Haynie
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/25/14) ― The Madisonville Police Department released the names of three of the people arrested in connection with a brawl Christmas Eve on Dulin Avenue, Madisonville. According to the Dec. 25 report, officers… Read More...
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December 25, 2014

Gift Returns Done Right

by SurfKY News
US (12/25/14) — Gift returns are inevitable come the holiday season. No matter how much thought shoppers put into gifts for their loved ones, chances are someone is going to return one of those gifts. Clothing may not fit or a gift might… Read More...
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December 25, 2014

Headaches: When Should You Seek Help?

by Laura Dawahare
LEXINGTON, Ky. (12/25/14) — Headaches are a common ailment; the World Health Organization estimates that almost half of us have a headache at least once a year. Unfortunately, because headaches are so common, they are often dismissed as… Read More...
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December 25, 2014

Earn a Bigger Tax Refund Next Year

by SurfKY News
US (12/25/14) — While many people owe taxes every April 15, many more individuals eagerly anticipate tax season because they know a refund is coming their way. Naturally, you may be interested in learning how to tip the odds in your favor… Read More...
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December 25, 2014

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - December 25, 2014

by Crime Stoppers
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/25/14) — Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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December 25, 2014

UofL Researchers Discover Gene Mutations Involved in Glioblastomas, Melanomas

by Jill Scoggins
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (12/25/14) — Researchers at the University of Louisville's James Graham Brown Cancer Center have identified for the first time mutations that destabilize a DNA structure that turns a gene off. These mutations occur at four… Read More...
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December 25, 2014

Holly and Mistletoe are Symbols of Christmas

by SurfKY News
US (12/25/14) — "Oh, by gosh, by golly it's time for mistletoe and holly. Tasty pheasants, Christmas presents, country sides covered in snow." As exemplified by this holiday hit by Henry Sanicola, Frank Sinatra and Dok Stanford, holly and… Read More...
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December 25, 2014

Film Explores the Growth and Challenges of Kentucky's Grape and Wine Industry

by Ted Sloan
FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/25/14) — Kentucky wineries, and the dedicated, hard-working people who run them, are the subject of a new documentary that will debut on public television later this month. "Unbridled Vines: Kentucky's Finest" will air… Read More...
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December 25, 2014

The Many Ways to Recycle Christmas Greeting Cards

by SurfKY News
US (12/25/14) — The Greeting Card Association says Americans purchase some 6.5 billion greeting cards every year. Of those, around 1.6 billion are Christmas cards. Exchanging cards is a great way for people to show their loved ones that… Read More...
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December 25, 2014

How to Conquer the Kid Toy Clutter

by SurfKY News
US (12/25/14) — Too much household clutter is not only unsightly but also can contribute to a stressful environment. Children's toys are often key contributors to homes overrun with clutter, but with a growing family and birthday and… Read More...
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December 25, 2014

Winter Beauty Mistakes to Avoid

by SurfKY News
US (12/25/14) — Cold, blustery weather is waiting to rear its ugly head whether the public likes it or not. Winter weather may require revamping your normal health and beauty routine, as your skin and hair may need a bit more attention… Read More...
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