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Tips for Parents to Prevent Summer Brain Drain

(StatePoint) Each summer, parents look for ways to combat “summer brain drain,” which occurs when children lose some of the knowledge they gained during the school year because they’re not regularly exercising their brains.

Can Your Home Withstand Storm Season?

(StatePoint) Storm season is upon us again, bringing the potential for tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and hurricanes through November.

Tips to Boost Your Smartphone's Battery Life

(StatePoint) Smartphones have become such integral parts of our lives that when we see those low battery warnings our hearts sink right along with the power of our mobile devices.

Are You Saving Enough for Your Child’s College Education?

(StatePoint)  Despite rising college costs, fewer American families with children under age 18 are saving for college.

Hey Dad, Get Creative With Your Kids This Father’s Day!

(StatePoint) There is something about the way dads think that allow them to transform the ordinary into something extraordinary.

Tips to Avoid Injuries While Gardening

(StatePoint) For many people, gardening is one of life’s greatest joys. But exercising your green thumb carries some risk.

How to Save Money on Lawn Care

(StatePoint) There’s no doubt that Americans spend a fortune on lawn care annually. But you can trim your costs without sacrificing your beautiful yard.

Upgrading Your Home’s Outdoor Spaces Can Lower Energy Bills

(StatePoint) Making the most of your home’s outdoor spaces can do wonders for a property’s overall value. What’s more, some updates can also potentially lower your home’s energy bills while increasing its efficiency.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Creates New Marine Investigations Unit

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Law Enforcement Division has formed a new Marine Investigations Unit made up of Texas game wardens who will work to combat boat theft, personal watercraft theft and related fraud.

Texans: Report Suspicious Activities Through State Website

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) encourages residents to report suspicious behaviors that might indicate criminal or terrorist activity to the department’s iWATCH website at