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Teenager with Type 1 Diabetes Advocates for the JDRF

Teenager with Type 1 Diabetes Advocates for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Type 1Diabetes controls the lives of over three million Americans. It is a disease that if not monitored carefully can permanently damage vital organs. This disease is extremely difficult for adolescents due to bodily changes they endure during puberty. Kendall Browning, a 13-year-old… Read More

Type I Diabetes: The Impact on a Teenager’s Life

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Kendall Browning, of Land O’ Lakes, Fla., is a 13-year-old teenager who was diagnosed with Type I diabetes when she was 9-years-old.  This disease has impacted her living a normal teenager’s lifestyle because she has to be mindful of how she feels and addresses the concerns everyday. Unfortunately, Kendall is not alone in the battle… Read More

School Counselor’s Perspective on Bullying

Helen Browning, of Land O’ Lakes, Fla., has made a made difference in the lives of students she has come in contact with throughout her 25 year career as a guidance counselor. Although Browning has dealt with bullying issues throughout her career, she feels it is more prevalent than ever before in her recollection. Browning… Read More

Copyrighting Protects What Is Rightfully Yours

This is the Certificate of Registration for the puzzle. 
 Originally, it was titled “I’ll Give You 3 Dollars” 
but the name was changed from the makers of Gibsons Puzzle.
(Photo taken by Karen León)

STS Fine Art, “Painting Tomorrow’s Memories Today” by S. Thomas Sierak creates figurative pastel works of art, featuring originals, open editions, limited editions and giclee’s. When the artwork is complete, a title is then given. Cindi Sierak, of Spring Hill, Fla., stated, “With technology today, one can now go on-line, submit a form with a… Read More

Electronic Eavesdropping: Shame on You!

Tom Matzzie's Tweet regarding Blackberry

“Don’t talk on the phone where people can hear you.” Former National Security Agency (NSA) chief Michael V. Hayden learned a valuable lesson on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, while aboard an Amtrak train to Newark, New Jersey. Unfortunately for Hayden, he was on a personal telephone call and there was an individual sitting near him by the… Read More

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