(Local News ~ 02/16/09)
Do you feel the county's new P&Z ordinances will be effective? Yes: 29.2% (28 votes) No: 70.8% (68 votes) 96 votes cast
Survey: peanut recall known but misunderstood
ATLANTA (AP) _ A Harvard survey has found that most Americans know about a peanut-driven national salmonella outbreak but many are wrong about what products are involved. About 93 percent know about the outbreak and recall. But about 1 in 4 mistakenly think that national peanut butter brands are involved in the outbreak-spurred product recalls, while less than half are worrying about recalled snack bars, baked goods, ice cream and dry-roasted peanuts...
When toddlers point a lot, more words will follow
Don't just talk to the toddler; gesture, too. Pointing, waving bye-bye and other natural gestures seem to boost a budding vocabulary. Scientists found those tots who could convey more meaning with gestures at age 14 months went on to have a richer vocabulary as they prepared to start kindergarten. And intriguingly, whether a family is poor or middle class plays a role, the researchers reported Friday...
Car seat law revamp could help poor Idaho families
BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ An Idaho senator says the state could get to money to purchase safety seats for low income families from the federal government, but the state car seat law would have to be changed. Sagle Republican Sen. Joyce Broadsword told the Senate Transportation Committee Thursday that federal money would be dependent on changing a state law that allows children under six to be out of a safety seat if there are not enough seat belts in the vehicle or if the child has needs that have to be tended to, such as breast feeding.. ...
- How will the government stimulus plan affect you? (Features ~ 02/16/09)
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