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Archive for February 2014

SB XLVIII Q&A: Manning and beyond

OriginallyPublished: January 19, 2014Denver QB is the No. 1 story, especially with difficultweather a distinct possibilityWho’s No. 1? In Super Bowl XLVIII, aces are wild.The DenverBroncos had the No. 1 offense in the regular season. The Seattle Seahawkshad the No. 1 defense. Both teams were the No. 1 seeds in their conferences.And the No. 1…

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The Worst of Times or the Best of Times

Daniel 7:9-149“As I looked, “thrones were set in place, and the Ancient of Days took his seat.His clothing was as white as snow the hair of his head was white like wool. His throne was flaming with fire, and its wheels were all ablaze. 10A river of fire was flowing, coming out from before him.…

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Bring the Whole Herd

Back by popular demand, the Abilene Zoo is offering Two-Buck Tuesdays during the months of January and February. Come to the Abilene Zoo on any Tuesday and pay just $2 admission for all ages. Regular admission tickets are usually $6 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 3-12, $5 for seniors aged 60+. Here’s your chance…

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February is Pet Dental Health Month: Are Your Dog’s Teeth Healthy?

Did you know that oral hygiene is tied to your pet’s overall health? Studies show that keeping your pet’s mouth healthy may increase life expectancy by up to two years.This February is National Pet Dental Health Month, and it’s a great time to get started improving your dog’s oral health. You can prevent or reduce…

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Pet Therapy

Steve Queen and his dog, Abbey, visited the Greater Kiwanis Club of Abilene. Steve had several encouraging stories about Pet Therapy and how it helps.Animal-assisted therapy is a type of therapy that involves animals as a form of treatment. The goal of AAT is to improve a patient’s social, emotional, or cognitive functioning. Photo by…

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Mama, We Won’t Cuss

If there were a book written on church etiquette, I have never found it. But if I were asked to contribute toward one, I have some ideas. Maybe not enough to fill a book, but enough to know I’ve contributed. The real contributor in my family is my wife. I’ve had members of my church…

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Make 2014 the Year You Become Debt-Free

Did you start the New Year with a mountain of debt? Don’t feel bad; millions of people are in the same boat. But no matter how much you owe, you can make changes today to get out of debt and build a stronger financial future.Better Business Bureau and ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions are encouraging consumers…

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Treat Yourself to The South’s Finest Pralines

Take a bite of Leah Stacey’s The South’s Finest Pralines and your taste buds will bring you back to the wonderful candy stores we enjoyed as kids.I love these nutty, buttery candies … and they’re easier to make than you might think! Give Leah’s recipe a try and stir up some old memories.See step-by-step photos…

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