Beginning in the fall semester of 2014, HSU students, both graduate and undergraduate, will pay less for private Christian higher education. Recommended and approved by HSU’s Board of Trustees during its bi-annual meeting in October, the HSU block tuition program reduces the hourly tuition rate for full-time undergraduate students by as much as $88 per…

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  Navigating the world of children’s games and apps can be challenging. While there are online app stores with thousands of apps that claim to be educational, very few truly are. And if they’re not fun, kids won’t play with them and won’t learn from them.With this in mind, the learning experts at LeapFrog, the…

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McMurry, HSU and ACU provide opportunity for purchasing both Mac and PC computers that are mostly in good shape and generally not more than two years old. They post the auctions in the newspaper and online. I have checked several times and found that the prices at these auctions are generally half to two-thirds of…

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I walked into Tortuga Flower Shop on 2608 South 14th St. a few days ago. I met Rick and Louann Rau, the friendly owners of Tortuga Flowers Inc.Their shop has a very personal feel. It’s easy to get the feeling that you are going to see friends and while you are there, you may plan…

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The Hispanic Mercado saw a large and continuous crowd of people seeking information about Hispanic owned and orientated businesses. All of the booths were energetic and friendly. Most could answer questions in English and Spanish. The giveaways were varied and mostly useful. This included the multitude of candy I could put in the provided bags…

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The holiday season is a time of friends, family, and good cheer.  But it can also be a time of pressure, arguments, obligations and spending money — lots of money.“People get caught up in the season, the lights and emotions of the holiday, often allowing their good financial sense to take a holiday too,” says…

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From gas, parking permits and insurance premiums, to maintenance and repairs, owning a car can be an expensive prospect. But motorists can pave the way to lower costs by following a few clever rules of the road:Reduce Your RateShop around for auto insurance, as prices can vary widely between companies. For a cheaper rate, avoid…

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