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Mr. Stress Blues Band

by on 05/26/2016 - 01:37 pm
Category: Arts & Entertainment

By Jay Minkin, Minkin's Music
A footnote of Cleveland’s rock and roll history can be heard in “Precious” from Chrissie Hynde, mentioning that Mr. Stress stayed, but she left to begin a Hall of Fame career. Now some 36 years later, Bill Miller will finally get his due posthumously with the release of Mr. Stress Blues Band: Live At the Brick Cottage 1972-1973 on Smog Veil Records.
From 1966 to 2010, vocalist Bill “Mr. Stress” Miller was the reigning blues harp king, inspired by The Paul Butterfield Blues Band. The band’s name was derived from a code phrase used at a psychiatric hospital. Although the band went through many lineup changes ov ...

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Purge with a purpose

by on 05/26/2016 - 10:16 am
Category: Home

By Mike Padden, Encore Garage
For most of us, the garage is the main entrance and exit to our home. It’s one of our largest rooms—and all of our neighbors can see it. But, if you’re like most of us, your garage is also your domestic dumping ground. It may even be too full to fit a car or two. 
At EncoreGarage, we’re out to change that. We’ve helped hundreds of homeowners transform garages into masterfully organized spaces designed to promote productivity and peace of mind. 
The first step? Purge with a purpose.
Here’s how to do it:
Step 1:  Create four piles—pitch, return, recycle and k ...

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Six ways career center students can b...

by on 05/26/2016 - 10:07 am
Categories: Community, Smart Living

By Joseph Dannemiller
Executive Director, CVCC
Students attending career centers versus traditional high schools are often uniquely positioned and better prepared for college and the workforce.
Over the last 16 years here at CVCC, I’ve seen many examples of the broad scope of benefits that career tech education offers students.
Six top reasons for this include:

Students gain a better understanding of a career field and what’s involved. Often the perception of a job and its reality are two very different things. Let me give an example from the fields of teaching and nursing. Students might be two to three years into a college degree before actually working in a clas ...

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It’s free money, right?

by on 05/26/2016 - 04:24 pm
Category: Smart Living

By Terry May, The May Group
Like others in your company, you faithfully contribute to your 401k, secure in the knowledge that your employer is matching your contribution dollar for dollar. It’s free money, right?
Well, not exactly. What your employer contributes can sometimes be a wash after the plan administrator deducts the fees to manage your account. And by the time you can touch the funds in your 401k, including that match, you’ll be paying the highest tax rate the government can charge by law based on your tax bracket.
The truth is, your money will never be worth more to you than it is right now, and this may be the lowest tax bracket you wil ...

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Bracelets galore!

by on 05/25/2016 - 03:42 pm
Category: Smart Living

By John Luck, Lucky Shoes
No matter how you refer to your favorite lady, that special woman in your life deserves to be adored. Special occasion or just because, showering a little love is always appreciated.
Brighton Jewelry 
Personalization is still one of the most popular ways to give. Brighton has created the opportunity to do that with a sensational assortment of charm necklaces and bracelets.
At Lucky Shoes, we carry hundreds of different charms with which to set her special piece apart from the rest. You can include a charm that expresses a sentiment, like #1 Mom or Love, or you can include one that features the stones from her birth month. 
&nbs ...

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Salesmen, and the case of the sub-par...

by on 05/25/2016 - 11:45 am
Category: Smart Living

By Mike Brady, Michael Brady Co.
You are going to be reading a lot about the government’s new rules being imposed on stockbrokers and insurance agents (salesmen) who deal with company retirement plans and individual retirement accounts (IRAs).
The Department of Labor has been concerned that the salesmen are selling a lot of high-priced investment and insurance vehicles to these plans and that the investment returns to individual participants are reduced due to the high costs. Under the old rules the salesmen only needed to justify that an investment was “suitable,” not that it was the best investment for the client. This was a legal distinction that allowe ...

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Oodles of zoodles

by on 05/23/2016 - 11:30 am
Category: Food

By Shana Trepal, Treehugger's Café 
Everyone loves a bowl of noodles. So get yourself a peeler, or, better yet, a spiralizer—and grab a few zucchini.
At Treehuggers Cafe´ we call our “noodles” zoodles, and they’re made with spiralized zucchini. You can choose to cook your creation lightly in water with salt to your liking, or eat your zoodles raw.
My best tip is to make them ahead of time, run your seasonings in, and add lemon, lime or orange juice to soak in the flavor for a few hours. 
Here is a delicious way to get started:
Spiralize three zucchini then mash up a ripe avocado and rub into the zoodl ...

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Laser lift banishes turkey neck

by on 05/18/2016 - 01:32 pm
Category: Health & Beauty

By Dr. Stefanie Christian, Timeless Laser and Skin Care
As we age, we lose collagen and elastin, which results in thinning, sagging skin. We tend to see this around our necks, especially right under the chin.
In addition, many of us accumulate weight in our necks, developing double chins and losing the defined jawline that characterizes a youthful profile. 
Timeless Laser & Skin Care offers a minimally-invasive procedure, Precision Tx Laser Lift, to redefine the jawline and neck without a surgical facelift. This FDA-approved treatment tightens the skin and stimulates collagen and elastin formation, and can also remove excess fat in the neck.  

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Vein treatments take time

by on 05/18/2016 - 09:49 am
Category: Health & Beauty

By Dr. Sonja Stiller, Center for Advanced Vein Care
A couple of weeks ago, a mother-of-the-bride called our office to discuss having varicose vein treatment in advance of her daughter’s wedding.
“When’s the wedding?” I asked.
“Next month,” she replied.
Unlike many essential medical treatments that can begin with little up-front notice, varicose vein treatments need some time. That’s largely because most insurance companies have a 6- to 12-week compression stocking requirement. That means you’ll probably need to wear compression socks for a couple of months before treatment begins. And while you’ll notic ...

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Is calcium dangerous?

by on 05/17/2016 - 02:04 pm
Category: Health & Beauty

By Mike Ventresca, Vital Choice Healthstore
Did you know that taking a calcium supplement could increase your risk for a heart attack?
A study published in May 2012 showed that calcium supplements may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. So on one hand we’re told we must take calcium to avoid osteoporosis, but on the other we’re told doing so could cause a heart attack. Such is life in the information age.
The key to solving the calcium riddle is understanding the differences between calcium supplements. The most common forms of calcium supplements, like calcium carbonate, are taken from limestone. When you take this form you are essentially eat ...

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