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May The Fourth Means An All-Day Star Wars Marathon

Tomorrow is May 4th, which sounds like a normal day but for Star Wars fans it is an important literal moment! May the Fourth Be With You: A round-up of @StarWars Day 2017 events to look forward to https://t.co/7Cv1ohlnnc pic.twitter.com/ZnEPirxOWn — Inside the Magic (@InsideTheMagic) May 2, 2017 “...
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Earth Fest At Arbor Day (EAGO)

Come join in on exciting outdoor adventures courtesy of Mother Earth! There will be live entertainment by rock/reggae bands Humans In Disguiseand Propaganjah with a special performance from the Florida Twirling Academy. Tons of kids activities including tree rappelling, wagon rides, GIANT bubble-...
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Sis Hour Work Days Are Healthier And Save Money For Employers

More evidence that a shorter work day is full of positive benefits for both employees and employers. A experiment at a nursing home in Sweden has just been completed, where the working day was reduced from 8 hours to 6 and it's hard to argue its success. Although the nursing facility had to hire an...
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Tax Day Is Filled With FREEdom From Retailers Today

This year, Federal taxes are due today thanks to the 15th being on a Saturday and the Washington DC holiday of Emancipation Day closing the nation’s capital Monday. But for nearly half of Americans, the tax deadline means little. Approximately 45% of Americans pay no federal taxes at all and...
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Offices, Bars and Restaurants Team Up For A New Work Experience

The office of the 21st century may look familiar, the cafeteria will offer some really good food and your 8 hour day will be a non-stop happy hour. Many restaurants and bars are offering their establishments as office spaces for the normal times when they're closed or business is slow. The idea is...
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The Unlikely Inspiration For Why The Chicago River Is Dyed Green For St. Patrick's Day

March 17th is known throughout the world as St. Patrick’s Day, who is the patron saint of Ireland. Although St. Patrick's color is actually blue , it has been changed to reflect the lush green vegetation of the Emerald Isle and while St. Patrick is associated with Ireland, roughly 33.3 million...
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Valentine's Candies Vying For Your Dollar

Valentine's Day is Tuesday and this weekend many a sweetheart will be looking to find the perfect gift. Candy makers have high hopes you will shower your love with their brand of candy. Of course you still have the traditional heart-shaped box of chocolates but there are a lot of new players this...
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Footloose For Real: Valentine's Dance Cancelled Because Dancing Is Illegal

Straight out of Footloose, a small Oklahoma town has cancelled a Valentine's Day dance because of a city ordinance that forbids dancing. Many years ago, the town of Henryetta tried to regulate morality and passed a law forbidding dancing within 500 feet of a place of worship. Rosie LaVon's...
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How Much Do We Work In An 8 Hour Day

The weekend hangover is a little harder this morning and putting out nose to the grindstone takes a bit more willpower than usual. But let’s face it, do you really work an entire 8 hour day? Estimates from the national Bureau of Economic Research estimates we engage in other activities other than...
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Beef Jerky Flowers in Time For Valentine's Day

With Valentine's Day a little more than two weeks away, nothing says I Love You more than cured meat. In particular a bouquet of edible daisies or roses, sculpted from teriyaki, peppered, or original flavor beef jerky. Say It With Beef has a BROueuets of beef jerky flowers that even come in a pint...
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