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(BPT) - Everyone in the family loves to celebrate Halloween, so why not make the most of it? There’s plenty you can do together to extend the Halloween magic for a month or more, from crafts and decorating to games and sharing sweet treats.

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(BPT) - Having working smoke alarms in your home is as important as wearing a seatbelt in your car. It’s a necessity that protects you and your loved ones. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), approximately three out of five home fire deaths occur in residences with …

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(BPT) - Whether it’s the long-awaited premiere of your favorite drama, the return of a hyped reality series, or this season’s big award show, there’s always a reason to gather your friends around a screen for a viewing party!

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The PEI Colt stakes got underway Thursday evening, September 11 at Red Shores Charlottetown and concluded two days later with a double-header card on Saturday, the three cards contested under ideal Fall weather which provided a great background to showcase the best two and three year old pac…

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This past Sunday I'd be watching a few races in Summerside from the backside fence along Northumberland Street. Out for a warm-up would be the mare Always Reese with Adam Merner in the jog cart. Nothing seemed out of place as the mare was going through her normal routine... But, then came th…

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Blacky Black used the rail to his advantage, going to the lead from the word go and wiring a field of six in 1:58.2 to highlight a nine dash card on the September 14th card. Owner and driver Barry Bates guided the five year old gelding to his fourth win in his last five starts, holding off P…

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(BPT) - With all the distractions on today's roads, parents are feeling increasingly anxious about keeping their children safe while driving. According to a new study by Volvo Car USA and The Harris Poll, more than six in ten American parents believe roads today are more dangerous than ever,…

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(NAPSI)—For a fast, easy and delicious one-pot meal, few dishes can beat a jambalaya. Created by the unique blend of cultures that make up New Orleans cuisine, jambalaya is both satisfying and simple to make using whatever you happen to have on hand (thus excellent for that “end-of-week-clea…

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(NAPSI)—According to the American Cancer Society, about one in nine American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. A leading cause of cancer in men, more than 173,000 new diagnoses are expected in the U.S. this year. Fortunately, this disease can be treated successfully, especially if …

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(StatePoint) Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are increasingly popular, offering robust benefits including vision, health, dental, drug coverage and more. For the more than 22 million people with an MA plan, the Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP), running from Oct. 15-Dec. 7, is the only tim…

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(BPT) - The IRS projected that more people than ever before — 14.6 million — would file an extension. That estimate may have been conservative, given how tax reform influenced people to delay filing as they figured out what tax reform meant for them.

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(BPT) - Every year, many seniors are targeted by scammers who want to steal their Medicare numbers to do things like rack up fake health care charges and commit identify theft. These scams hurt seniors and other people eligible for Medicare, cost taxpayers money, and result in higher health …

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(BPT) - Fall marks the beginning of a new school year and a perfect time to get you and your family organized. Use this fresh start as an opportunity to establish clear routines for scheduling, sorting papers and organizing everything your family needs for your work, school and home lives to…

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(BPT) - More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies, and as pollen production grows in intensity and duration due to longer freeze-free periods, that number is expected to rise. For chronic allergy sufferers, this can mean battling symptoms year-round, year after year.

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(BPT) - Grilling is an American staple, and many home grill masters yearn to take it to the next level, impressing their friends and families with tasty, mouthwatering smoked beef. Smoking is a timeless technique that elevates the beef people crave by delivering rich flavor and tenderness.

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(BPT) - Surgery can feel overwhelming, complicated and even scary, so it’s easy to overlook or avoid the questions you should ask to really understand what your procedure will entail and how to best recover. Plus, keeping the pre- and post-surgery do’s and don’ts straight can be hard, which …

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(StatePoint) When looking for a financial planner who can bring all the pieces of your financial life together and put you in the driver’s seat of your own financial future, experts say it’s important to look beyond his or her resume.

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(BPT) - (BPT) - There’s nothing like being outdoors. It soothes the soul, calms the spirit and delights the senses. Most of us can’t spend as much time as we’d like outside, but many clever methods can bring the serenity and beauty of nature into your home. Take a look at a few of the innova…

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(BPT) - When flames engulfed his 1940s beach bungalow without warning, actor Taylor Kinney was thankful to make it out alive. That experience, paired with his role as one of America’s favorite TV firefighters, inspired him to advocate for fire safety and is why he’s partnering with First Ale…

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(BPT) - A recent report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that U.S. employment is projected to grow by 8.4 million jobs from 2018 to 2028. At the same time, employers are battling an ultra-competitive job market, in which candidates are being wooed by increased pay and enhanced medi…

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(NewsUSA) - If you live in a multi-story house, chances are you've looked at the no-man's-land under a set of stairs and thought: That space could be made to look and function much better. The classic solution is to fill the unattractive void with a closet, which is a perfectly serviceable i…

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(BPT) - Many interior designers gravitate toward grays or whites as a starting point when building a home’s look and feel, but a new trend is emerging. Homeowners are getting back to basics and finding ways to bring the outdoors in by using neutral earth tones as their blank slate. These woo…

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The Cardigan Chicks have been a regular part of the Kings County Relay For Life for the past nine years and they were front and centre Friday evening on the Montague Waterfront. Back row, from the left are, Janice MacIntyre, Kristen MacIntyre, Randy Antle, Joan McDougall, Paul Morrison, Sall…

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There will be little inconvenience to patients at Kings County Memorial Hospital over the next several months during a $750,000 renovation project which includes upgrades to the blood services lab and a complete overhaul of the admitting department and front entrance.

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Good luck seems to follow Preston Walker of late. The Alberry Plains resident won the Montague Rotary Gold Mine in May and then again last week. The initital win was used to help pay for his son's wedding but he hasn't decided yet how he will spend his second windfall. Mr Walker picked up hi…

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The wrath of Hurricane Dorian knocked down thousands of trees across the province, playing havoc not only with power lines but with many recreational walking and hiking trails including the Confederation Trail.

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A farmer on Ascension Road is hoping his corn crop is still salvageable after his fields were damaged by Hurricane Dorian last week.

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Think of the way using a computer has changed in the last thirty years. First there was DOS. You had to type in commands, and if you got everything just right, the computer would actually do what you wanted. It was complicated, but it was magic. Then operating systems started evolving. They …

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The agriculture industry, like every other the segment of PEI society, is now in the midst of dealing with the aftermath of what is now being officially referred to as Post Tropical Storm Dorian. Packing winds that gusted well in excess of 120 kilometres per hour and rainfall of up to 89 mil…

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