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Folk Fest profile: The Hopkins Family Band

...chosen by Emma."It's one of the bedtime, tucking-me-in songs that my Dad used to play for me," Emma said. "Mom and Dad each had different songs they would do. That's the one that would make me cry."It's a really pretty song and...
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'We're all paying:' Heroin spreads misery in US

...MASSESThe night before Valentine's Day, some 250 people filed into a church in Spring Lake Park, Minn. There were moms and dads of addicts, as well as children whose parents brought them in hopes of scaring them away from smack.From the stage...
Slack tide: Ballad of the Never-ending Dinner: A Cautionary Tale

...debate:You won't leave the table 'til you finish that plate." With brother excused - "That was delicious!"Mom and Dad started to tackle the dishes.Leaving Little to sit and despondently stareAt her uneaten dinner, alone in her chair...
Empire Editorial: Embrace the outdoors in local education touts the "latest and greatest" gadgets, advertisements press for the acquisition of material things, as moms and dads everywhere guard smart phones as closely as their wallet or keys.Meanwhile, mentions of our natural world seem focused...
More talking to babies helps their brains

...found that whatever the language, children fare better when they learn it from a native speaker. In other words, if Mom and Dad speak Spanish but aren't fluent in English, it's better for the child to have a solid grounding in Spanish at home...
More famous Jameis: Winston wins Heisman Trophy

...overwhelmed. It's awesome."When his name was announced, he popped from his seat and quickly made his way to his mom and dad for hugs and kisses. He smiled and laughed through most of his acceptance speech, but got a little choked up when he...
Maine mom uses social media to scatter son's ashes

...four things: Think about C.J., think about the people he gave life to through organ donation, tell him that his mom and dad loved him and tell him that his mom is sorry.Twomey regrets rolling her eyes at her son instead of hugging him as he...
Alabama's McCarron keeps pledge with Heisman trip

...ceremony. Parents Dee Dee Bonner and Tony McCarron were more emotional."They were pretty ecstatic," McCarron said. "Mom and Dad were both crying. Just happy. It's a dream come true for them. That's the best part for me, that's the most...
If you're shopping for me for the holidays (or someone like me) PART II - I hear shoe leather tastes disgusting.Because boredom is the worst, gifts to entertain are always a hit.My mom and dad get me a half-season pass to Perseverance Theater every year for Christmas. I still usually go to the earlier shows...
Peter Swift Lesh

...recent years he could be found nearly every winter exploring any road he could find in Baja California, often with his mom and dad along. He was always up for a challenge, especially if it was dangerous. Pete will be remembered by many for his creative...


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