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(BPT) - Tax season is officially here. Last year, 40 percent of Americans chose to file their own taxes – but not all do-it-yourself tax preparation tools are created equal. For those consumers who like to sit in the driver’s seat when filing, here are five tips for what to look for when choosing at-home tax preparation products.
Children grow and mature at different rates, passing through key developmental milestones. Parents can watch and assess student’s progress in school and life.
(BPT) - Este año, la Ley de Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio (Affordable Care Act, ACA) traerá numerosos cambios al código de impuestos. ¿Sabe usted si, y cómo afectará la misma su devolución de impuestos?
(BPT) - The Affordable Care Act (ACA) brings a lot of changes to this year’s tax code. Do you know if and how it will affect your tax refund?
From the back of a packed Oro Valley Town Council chambers, near the doors ordered open by the town fire marshal, one of the many skeptics of the town’s proposal to purchase the Hilton El Conquistador’s country club couldn’t contain his irritation.
Oro Valley residents who oppose the Town Council’s recent decision to purchase the El Conquistador country club and golf facilities for a town community center have filed an application for a referendum petition, potentially allowing local voters to ultimately decide.
(BPT) - Although influenza or “the flu” is a highly-contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract (nose, lungs and throat), a recent survey by Families Fighting Flu found that U.S. adults have a significant gap in their understanding about the seriousness of this infectious disease. Flu season has already started in the U.S. and it may last as late as May. While nobody wants to get sick, many people do not take the simple step of getting an annual flu vaccination - the best preventative measure available to help protect against this potentially deadly disease.
(NAPSM)—La enfermedad de células falciformes conlleva a que glóbulos rojos de forma anormal reduzcan el flujo de sangre dentro de los vasos sanguíneos. Es hereditaria, de la misma manera que las personas heredan el color de los ojos, la piel y el cabello. En los Estados Unidos, se estima que la enfermedad de células falciformes afecta a más de 100.000 personas, en su mayoría afro-americanos. Y aunque la enfermedad de células falciformes causa dolor severo y otras complicaciones, con el tratamiento y la atención adecuada, es posible que la mayoría de las personas que la tienen tengan vidas normales y activas. Acá encontrará lo que necesita saber sobre la enfermedad, las poblaciones más afectadas, cómo manejar mejor la enfermedad y como mantenerse tan saludable como sea posible:
(BPT) - From sports teams and extracurricular clubs to first jobs and first cars, high school students learn new lessons every day, many away from the classroom. But when it comes to balancing their obligations, many students learn some tough lessons for the first time as they dip their feet into adult life, particularly with their finances.
AMVETS Post 770 will be assisting American Legion Post 102 with the Veterans’ Day Service on Tuesday, Nov. 11, starting at 11 a.m., at the TEPOA multipurpose building. The commander and auxiliary president will speak along with the first vice president, who will be assisting in the POW/MIA chair ceremony, and the Color Guard will be posting and retrieving the colors.
The Northwest Outriders 4H Club put together their biggest "haunted horse trailer" yet, complete with graveyard.
Adding to its growing number of 1,700 stores nationwide, Tractor Supply Co. – a one-stop for everything store, has finally found its place in Tucson.
During the month October, the official days to fly the flag are Columbus Day on Monday, Oct. 13 and on Navy Day on Monday, Oct. 17.
Hundreds of neighbors visited Picture Rocks Community Center on Sept. 20 for a Community Resource Fair. Over 30 displays brought information on local resources and issues along with flu shots, popcorn and sno-cones and useful take-aways. Scouts, 4H Clubs, United Way’s Elder Alliance, Sheriff’s Auxiliary, Abbett Library, Marana Health Center and Food Bank, Citizens for Picture Rocks, Neighbors Helping Neighbors and others spoke to community needs.
(NAPSI)—Sickle cell disease involves abnormally shaped red blood cells that reduce the flow of blood inside the blood vessels. It is inherited, the same way people inherit the color of their eyes, skin and hair. In the United States, it’s estimated that sickle cell disease affects up to 100,000 people, mostly African American. And while sickle cell disease causes severe pain and other complications, with the right treatment and care, it’s possible for most people with sickle cell disease to live normal, active lives. Here’s what you need to know about sickle cell disease, the populations that are most affected, and how to best manage it and stay as healthy as possible:
The official days to fly the flag during the month of September include - Tuesday, Sept. 2 in honor of the day Japan signed the formal surrender to the U.S. during World War II; Thursday, Sept. 11, Patriot Day (flag at half-staff); Wednesday, Sept. 17, Constitution Day; and Sunday, Sept. 28, Gold Star Mother’s Day.
(NAPSI)—Health care and health insurance are complex for most people, but for veterans even more so. Veterans have different and unique health care options that make decision making even more challenging. If you or a loved one has served in the military, it’s important to be aware of recent health care changes and the range of health coverage options available to veterans.
Participate in the UV Splash Color Dash on September 12, at Reid Park, 900 S. Randolph Way, Tucson, AZ. This fun, family-friendly event is going to be a big difference maker - it's Tucson’s Brightest 5k run/walk. The UV Splash Color Dash is a fun-filled experience for walkers, runners, and people of all ages, shapes, and sizes.
Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS) completed its acquisition of UNS Energy Corporation (NYSE: UNS) today, adding UNS Energy subsidiaries Tucson Electric Power (TEP) and UniSource Energy Services (UES) to its growing international family of electric and gas utility companies.
There are no official days to fly the flag in August.
1. Kerry arrives in Israel to push peace