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Most parents want their kids to find deep and fulfilling interests, things that could even lead to a passion and a sense of purpose.We know this is the cry of many parents’ hearts because they tell us. All over the United States parents ask us how they can help their kids develop passion. Passion always starts with interests but there are many things that can get in the way of kids discovering interests.Probably the most obvious one is screen time. Truth be told, we are [...]
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Drivers in Sarasota and Manatee counties can expect detours or delays in the following areas where the Florida Department of Transportation says road crews are working this week:SARASOTA COUNTYLaurel Road at the Legacy Trail crossing: Crews are constructing a pedestrian bridge along the Legacy Trail over Laurel Road. Please be aware of construction vehicles entering and leaving the construction zone. Both northbound and southbound trail traffic are now being [...]
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According to the Florida Highway Patrol, an unknown vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in Venice on on Sunday night.Zachary R. O'Bry, 19, of Venice, was crossing U.S. 41 South in the 1800 block in Venice when he was hit by a maroon SUV traveling south. O'Bry was airlifted to Sarasota Memorial Hospital but died from his injuries. U.S. 41 was closed for several hours due to the investigation.Anyone with information is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol.
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Dear Dr. Roach: What is your opinion of the keto diet? I have been doing it for a few weeks now and lost a few pounds, but it goes against everything I usually eat — high quantities of red meat, lots of full-fat foods and dairy. Since I am losing some weight and actually feel better and am sleeping better, I like the short-term results, but I cannot see this as a long-term way of life. I am concerned about all that fat going into my body and clogging my arteries. I [...]
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SARASOTA — For about a decade, William Wallace Baird has dreamed of taking his grandchildren on a trip to Normandy, France.Now, with the three-week trip planned, flight booked, nine hotels reserved, two cars, an internal flight, a train ride and dozens of tours planned, Baird and his family are worried they won’t be able to hop on their Norwegian Air flight after his 9-year-old grandson’s seat assignment disappeared from the [...]
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Part of North Lido Beach near New Pass has eroded 7 3/4-feet since January threatening a pavilion.
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The attack Saturday in the Cascade Mountain foothills 30 miles east of Seattle was the first fatal cougar attack in the state in 94 years
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Some Santa Fe High students indicated that Pagourtzis may have had one or more targets
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WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Ryan Reaves scored the winning goal, Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights pushed their remarkable expansion season into the Stanley Cup Final, beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Sunday in Game 5 of the Western Conference final.Alex Tuch also scored for the Knights. They lost Game 1 in Winnipeg before winning four straight to become the first expansion team since the 1968 St. Louis Blues — when the six initial expansion teams [...]
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It's the second-highest opening ever for an R-rated movie
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The Trump administration pledges to bring down America's high and rising drug prices, but experts say it will take time
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Beijing agreed in a joint statement with the U.S. to "substantially reduce" America's trade deficit with China
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President tweets Sunday that he will order an investigation into whether law enforcement "infiltrated or surveilled" his presidential campaign "for political purposes"
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Scientists can't say whether lava flows from nearly two dozen fissures will keep advancing or stop
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Country basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bride's bouquet
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Family, friends recall their optimism, humor
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