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‘Ban Bossy’ Movement To Encourage Girls To Be Leaders

Have you heard about the ‘Ban Bossy’ movement? It is about not labeling young women as bossy or pushy for being assertive or a leader. I know that some may think this is non-issue, but I can tell you those messages as a young person make impression that one may not even realize until much later in life. Check out this video about 'Ban Bossy'.

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Doug Pensinger, Getty Images
Doug Pensinger, Getty Images

What Do You Think of The NFL penalizing the ‘N’ Word? [POLL]

The National Football League is expected to agree to start penalizing players 15 yards for saying the racial slur, the 'N' word on the field. It's expected that the first offense will be a 15 yard penalty and the second offense would result in an ejection.

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Miracle on Ice U

Some Historical Moments in Sports on this Day in History

Some interesting and stand-out accomplishments in sports occurred on this day, February 24, in sports history. Some of the highlights: in 1960 the U.S. Olympic hockey team defeated Germany 9-1 in the final rounds to win the United States first gold medal in hockey. This medal win is known as the ‘forgotten miracle’ because the U.S. was not considered to have a chance to win.

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Three Lions, Getty Images

‘University Based Retirement Community?’ What A Great Idea!

I know a fair amount about retirement living. I had great interest in the retirement community my mother had chosen. It made me think about such matters for my own future. I have to admit, the communities I know about are wonderful. If it were not for that age limit, I would consider moving now! But, alas, I am still too young!

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iStock, 162662412

Cancer Comes-A-Calling: Chemo Treatments Are…Well…Super Boring

My boyfriend, significant other, whatever you want to call him was recently diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. As the support system to him on this, it has been an amazing journey of what goes on for a patient. Recently, his cancer journey has taken him to cancer class and chemotherapy. What a learning curve he is facing.

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My Nails by Nancy at Mahalas Day Spa

A Cherub On My Thumb? YES…It’s Nail Stamping With Nancy @ Mahala’s Day Spa

It is not secret, I love being at Mahala’s Day Spa, it’s fun and relaxing and I like the people. But they are all pros at what they do. However, the nail shellac they do at Mahala’s is just an amazing product, but now…Nancy Danforth is taking it to a whole new level with nail stamping. I mean, really, check out my nails! And with it being shellac, they will last for WEEKS and look perfect. Yes, it will last until they take it off. 

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Ice Storm of 2013

Winter Weather Taking Aim at Atlanta, GA …Again. Hope Things Are Different For Them This Time.

It was just a few weeks ago we were talking about all the troubles in Atlanta, GA over some snow and ice.  I hope that they are ready this time. They don’t really have the equipment to deal with that sort of weather, so I guess you just stay out of it until it warms a little and the ice and snow are gone.

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Sharon Frustrated with Overseas Insurance Calls!

Everyone knows when I leave the studio at B98.5, I head home for lunch and it's off then to my second job. I work at Kennebec Behavioral Health as a Managed Care Coordinator Assistant.

My job is to call insurance companies to verify insurances on clients and obtain authorizations for them if they are needed. We want to make sure the clients are covered and services are paid for.

And I LOVE my job...but what frustrates me are the operators on the other end of the line...from overseas.

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Renee and Patrick in NOLA

Cancer Comes-A-Calling: Renee’s BF Has Been Diagnosed

I am 48 and it was just over two months ago cancer made itself known in my circle. Not me, my boyfriend. (How is that possible I made it to this age and have known none first hand with cancer? Amazing.) But now, I am getting front right seat to cancer and treatment. So here is how this story starts

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William Thomas Cain, Getty Images
William Thomas Cain, Getty Images

What’s Your Favorite Football Snack Food?

The 'Big Game' is about to kickoff. The purest will love the game, many are watching for the commercials and then there are the football parties! What is your favorite food for snacking on while watching the 'Big Game'?

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