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Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Local Applebee's group contributes more than $45k to animal charities

HUNTINGTON -- Neighborhood Hospitality, Inc. (NHI), an Applebee's franchise group in Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia, raised more than $45,000 for animal charities during its 12th annual Paws for Carside event.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Technology helps free students from the desk to study where they want

Alyssa Kimble, a soon-to-be sixth-grader in White Plains, New York, says she uses the desk in her bedroom for "everything" -- creating lesson plans for her make-believe school, writing stories and storing stuff.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Add zing to notebooks, store-bought or DIY

When it's time to start stocking the school backpack, it's easy to just grab a stack of plain, boring notebooks.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

BCPL receives Arts Access Assistance grant

ASHLAND -- Boyd County Public Library has been awarded an Arts Access Assistance grant through a program of the Kentucky Arts Council, the states art agency, which is supported by state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment of the Arts, according to a news release.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Back-to-school help from professional organizers

Success in school often depends on how well a student manages to organize everything from demanding schoolwork to a dizzying array of after-school activities to technological distractions.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Health-related events this week

Here's a rundown of local health-related classes and other offerings this week in Huntington.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

MU 'Tiny Talkers' programs help children with speech disorders

HUNTINGTON -- Harry Shivel, 4, was born with hyperlexia, which gave him the ability to read words far above what would be expected of a child his age. But although he can read the words, he experiences difficulty with understanding what the words mean, according to a news release from Marshall University.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Brenda Lucas: Community News for Tuesday, July 22

FAIR: Cabell County Fair continues through Saturday, July 26, at WV Pumpkin Park, Milton. Activities include demolition derby, sheep and lamb shows, carnival, gospel night (Thursday), livestock sale (Friday), fireworks and more. Hours are 3 to 11 p.m. today through Friday; and 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.

Jul. 21, 2014 @ 01:36 PM

Cledus T. Judd renovates home to fit single-dad life

RUSSELL, Ky. — Cledus T. Judd’s house has come a long way from the first day he set eyes on it.

Jul. 21, 2014 @ 07:13 AM

Debating studies over the hypoglycemic argument

 In the 1980 movie, "The Shining," Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) breaks through a door with an axe ("Heeere's Johnny!") and tries to murder his wife and son. Was that just another low-blood-sugar day for the enraged Jack? Maybe.