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(BPT) - As the world becomes increasingly digital, careers in electrical engineering continue to be in high demand. Technology constantly changes and advances, which means trained electrical engineers who are skilled and agile will be needed to adapt to the needs of that ever-changing technology.

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(StatePoint) Whether you simply prefer doing things solo or you have a tight schedule that makes it difficult to commit to classes at set times of the week, you don’t need to forgo the pursuit of new hobbies. Here are five activities that you can take on completely on your own:

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(NewsUSA) - Toys for Tots is the nation's flagship children's Christmastime charity, but the Program extends to helping children and families in need year-round. As children gear up for the new school year, the Toys for Tots Literacy Program continues its successful Back to School Books camp…

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(StatePoint) 3M Sponsored Content. The pandemic has deeply impacted learning experiences for students across America. As educators and students return to school this year, they will continue to navigate these challenges as they look for ways to redefine learning. The pandemic also put a star…

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(NewsUSA) They may be one of the best-kept secrets out there. In fact, even as college costs keep rising as surely as we're all getting kind of sick of Zoom meetings, a new Morning Consult survey done with financial firm Edward Jones found that only 36 percent of adults even knew what a 529 …

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(BPT) - With many offices welcoming back employees over the next few months, employers and employees alike are wondering what their new workplace will look like, and how smoothly the transition will go. Working from home has had plenty of challenges over the past year, but also has offered m…

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(BPT) - College costs can add up quickly. Not only are you and your child paying for tuition and fees, but you also have to factor in room and board, textbooks, extracurricular activities, the child’s personal expenses and more. For nearly three in four families (72%), the cost of college is…

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(BPT) - The second half of summer brings a welcomed sense of familiarity for families across the country as back-to-school season approaches, and enthusiasm is particularly strong after more than a year of uncertainty upended the education system as we know it. While a widespread return-to-c…

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(NewsUSA) -Parenting is hard, and the past year was especially challenging for parents of school-aged kids, as they struggled to juggle their children's virtual school and the loss of many activities and in-person contact with friends.

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(StatePoint) Many students spent the last school year learning virtually, and now, there are a lot of items on parents’ and teachers’ to-do lists to help get ready for a return to traditional learning this school year. Below are tips to help simplify the transition – at home, in the classroo…

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(BPT) - A teen tapping away on a smartphone is a common sight in the United States, but seeing a farmer in the field doing the same thing might confuse the average person. Although hands-on farming and hands-on technology might seem like juxtaposing concepts, they are complementary ideas pro…

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(BPT) - The pandemic has brought with it a number of challenges, from quarantining to social distancing and remote working — all of which resulted in more time at home. For some, this meant more quality time with family, including pets. According to a survey by the makers of Seresto, more th…

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(BPT) - As vacation destinations and businesses reopen across the country, the hospitality industry is poised for significant growth. According to the latest jobs report, there were 343,000 new hires in the leisure and hospitality industry — the sector with the biggest portion of employment …

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(BPT) - The spirit of the American West is legendary, representing an entrepreneurial attitude that remains strong today, especially in Wyoming. That spirit of innovation, along with collaboration, creates an environment where businesses thrive. Whether your company is a start-up or an estab…

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(BPT) - The COVID-19 pandemic created a new sense of urgency and focus on air quality and safety indoors. As many parents get ready to send their children back to school classrooms this fall, confidence surrounding indoor air quality is still a major concern across the country.

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(BPT) - Being a teacher always comes with challenges, but through the uncertainties of the pandemic, it quickly became one of the toughest jobs in the country. Tasked with keeping students calm, engaged and learning — whether in school, at home or hybrid (not to mention added safety protocol…

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(BPT) - The business world has been entertaining the concept of digital transformation for quite some time. Still, nothing directed companies to focus on it more than the physical-digital divide amplified by COVID-19. Recent global events have accelerated the need for companies to revaluate …

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(BPT) - In addition to being on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic response, many clinicians across the country were also managing one of the worst years for drug-related overdoses on record. According to recent data from the CDC, more than 81,000 drug overdoses occurred between May an…

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(BPT) - The beginning of the coronavirus pandemic affected the sales of new vehicles in the United States, but according to a recent study by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), the automotive industry has begun to bounce back, and sales are expected to return to pre-pandemic …

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(BPT) - The classroom environment changed tremendously throughout the pandemic, with many children studying at home full- or part-time. This meant additional gear for many, such as tablets and workbooks, while some items like backpacks went unused while studying remotely. As millions of stud…

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(BPT) - Many people have reexamined their finances since the pandemic. While some are itching to dine out and travel again, others are looking to invest in their future. According to a recent survey, Americans’ top financial goals include boosting their savings, planning for retirement and p…

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(BPT) - Every day, there are small things you can do to keep your mind and body healthy as you approach work, no matter where you work.

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(NewsUSA) -- A year after the coronavirus pandemic turned education upside down, educators and parents are assessing learning loss and the need to help young children get on track and meet milestones they may have missed because of closed or limited daycare centers and preschools.

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(BPT) - Searching for an educational road trip that also helps you and your family learn about the rich history of African Americans? You may already know Virginia Beach as the site of the original Jamestown settlement in 1607, at First Landing State Park. But there are countless stories abo…

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(BPT) - Running a small business focused on health and wellness is not an easy task at the best of times, but the past year’s challenges to the nation’s health have made it even harder. Never before have local businesses seemed so crucial to their communities, especially businesses centered …

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(BPT) - Over the past year, small businesses have had to adapt, often learning that their bonds with their surrounding communities are crucial to their survival. As your business continues to weather today's challenges, here are tips to help your business stay strong while you stay connected…

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(BPT) - If you’re a high school junior or heading into your senior year, college is likely at the top of your mind — and probably your parents’ mind too. A campus visit, virtually or in-person, is a key way to narrow down your college choice. The same is true for students who are considering…

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(BPT) - Summer is almost here! But with the sunny days and warm weather comes another concern for parents in an already challenging year: How their school-age children will be spending their summer days.

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(StatePoint) What do budgeting monthly expenses, being a sports fan and following a recipe have in common? All these activities employ math. Unfortunately, it is common for students to struggle with math classes because they don’t see how the subject will matter in their everyday lives.

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(StatePoint) While often thought of as two completely distinct subjects, art and math are intrinsically entwined. Not only can learning the fundamentals of one subject help a student excel in the other, but combining the subjects can make the traditionally intimidating field of math more acc…

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(StatePoint) With many schools continuing to meet remotely, students nationwide have lacked access to on-campus music facilities and in-person instruction. Fortunately, there are some new avenues and resources that are making music education at home a viable prospect.