Study shows there is room for improvement for U.S. teens in financial literacy

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By Jason Alderman A first-time global financial literacy study shows that the keys to successful personal finance education are student perseverance and an openness to problem solving. That’s one of the main findings in the inaugural financial literacy portion of the Program of International Student Assessment (PISA) test, which evaluated the skills and knowledge of 29,000 […]

January 26 Birthday: Kirk Franklin is all smiles!

Kirk Dwayne Franklin, Grammy award winner gospel  musician, choir director and author was born in Fort Worth on January 26, 1970.
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Kirk Dwayne Franklin, Grammy award winner gospel  musician, choir director and author was born in Fort Worth on January 26, 1970.  He is known for leading urban contemporary gospel choirs such as The Family, God’s Property and One Nation Crew (1NC), and has won multiple awards, including seven Grammy Awards. Since his debut, 1993’s Kirk […]

Southwest Airlines adds two new beers to their menu

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(PRNewswire) Southwest Airlines earlier this month announced two new beers will be taking to the skies. The airline will stock Leinenkugel’s seasonal craft beers in addition to Dos Equis Lager Especial onboard every flight with a price point of $5 or a valid Southwest Business Select or Rapid Rewards drink coupon per beer. And it’s not […]

For Sale: One Lying Bathroom Mirror

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By: Dr. James L. Snyder Nobody enjoys privacy more than Yours Truly. I confess I am not a very happy camper when that privacy is compromised in any fashion. Recently, I endured a tremendous trespass on my privacy. One day last week, I got up as usual and tottered off to the bathroom for my accustomed […]

Fresh Prince’s Tatyana Ali is 36 years old today

Tatyana Ali visited her former Fresh Prince co-star Alfonso Ribeiro while he was competing on ABC's Dancing with the Stars. He went on to become the champion dancer of the season. (Facebook)

On January 24, 1979, Tatyana Marisol Ali was born to Sonia, who was a nurse from Panama, and Sheriff Ali, a retired police officer from Trinidad. At the age of four she started singing and got a taste of fame when she begged her mother to take her to an audition for Sesame Street. She […]

Dallas Police officers work together to save life of potential jumper

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Two Dallas Police officers are being spotlighted for a possible award for their efforts to work together and save the life of a man threatening to jump off a bridge over the S.M. Wright Freeway. On November 26, 2014, an individual called 911 and stated that he was going to jump off the Martin Luther King […]

How will you celebrate National Peanut Butter Day?

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ATLANTA /PRNewswire/ — Many foods have a day or week set aside to honor them.  But perhaps no food has more celebrations planned year in and year out than the mighty peanut.  And National Peanut Butter Day on Saturday kicks off the fun. “I’m not certain anyone knows for sure why Americans have named so many […]

adidas declares their Ultra BOOST is the greatest running shoe ever

adidas showcased their new Ultra BOOST running shoe at premiere this week (Photo: adidas)

adidas brings unprecedented comfort and energy to runners with the launch of its most technically-advanced running shoe yet, Ultra BOOST. The full-length BOOST midsole is comprised of 3,000 energy capsules – 20 percent more than any shoe to date. The carefully-engineered Primeknit upper provides a precision fit and maximum breathability, while the midsole technology returns […]

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