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Scientists are discovering that people who sit more have higher levels of cholesterol, blood sugar, and triglycerides and even bigger waist sizes. But breaking up a day of inactivity with movement, even if just for a few minutes, can make a difference.read more
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A reporter thought that Achilles tendon and knee injuries from running might mean he'd never be able to enjoy the sport again. It turns out that the pain may have been from lack of use. But stretching and strengthening exercises can reverse that decline.read more
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The Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 23, 10 a.m. to noon at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Road. The Eggstravaganza features thousands of candy-filled eggs to find (including three golden “prize” eggs), Atlanta Braves games & prizes, and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny.There will be baked goods for sale, arts and crafts for kids, as well as a live performance to entertain kids and grown-ups alike. Egg hunts will be set up for three age groups, with newborns to age 2 hunting at 11:15 a.m.; ages 3 to 5 at 11:30 a.m.; and ages 6 and up at 11:45 a.m. Bring your own Easter basket.There will be no parking onsite, but free parking and shuttle bus service wil
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The third annual Decatur Green Fest—hosted by the Dogwood Alliance—will kick off the Decatur Business Association’s Concerts on the Square series on Saturday, May 7, with a free, day-long festival featuring live music, tasting of local organic produce and food, beer, a showcase of equal exchange and other fairly-traded products, green organizations and vendors, art featuring recycled materials, and a children’s activity area. The event runs from 3 to 9:30 p.m.Please PleaseRock Me—a Beatles spin-off of the Yacht Rock Revue musical act—will headline the event and perform at 7 p.m. on the Dave FM Stage. Nathan Beaver, an alt-country musician on Decatur’s Red Eye Gravy Records, will perform at
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Can we afford her?The AJC is reporting that the DCSS Board of Ed is in negotiations with Dr. Cox to become superintendent of the school system.http://www.ajc.com/news/dekalb/n-c-educator-in-921746.htmlAccording to the source, the board voted 6-3 to pursue a contract with Cox, who is currently superintendent of the 4,440-student Hickory Public Schools. Negotiations are hinging on Cox’s request for 15 months severance and a due process hearing before she could be terminated. "I absolutely can’t confirm," DeKalb school board Chairman Tom Bowen said. "Anything related to that would have been in executive session." Cox, who has been superintendent in Hickory since July 2009, is asking for a
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It's All On You, Tom. TOM (AND YOUR MEDIA REP JEFF DICKERSON), YOU BETTER HAVE A PRESS CONFERENCE ON MONDAY AFTER THE BOARD MEETING AND NAME WHO LEAKED THE CONTRACT TERMS. IF NOT, THEN RESIGN. -- -- ANOTHER UPDATE (AND WAS IT REALLY A BOE MEMBER WHO LEAKED THE NEGOTIATIONS, OR WAS IS SOMEONE WHO NOW SUDDENLY WANTS THE JOB, RT?): Updated: http://www.ajc.com/news/dekalb/lead-candidate-for-dekalb-922598.html?cxtype=rss_news"It was very early," Bowen said. "Having the premature negotiations exposed influenced her decision to withdraw."Bowen did not say why the exposure of the
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Event Date and Time:  05/14/2011 - 12:00am - 05/15/2011 - 12:00am From Decatur Garden Tour via Clairemont/Great Lakes Neighborhood Association: Springtime in Decatur. This year the Decatur Garden Tour returns to the spring and adds a new dimension for participants with the theme “Outdoor Spaces. Entertaining Places.” Some of the gardeners will open part of their homes to demonstrate the flow between indoor living areas and patios, decks, and the garden for relaxation and entertaining.read more
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Seems ChattComm has their stuff together and is up to date with technology, while we still have calls dispatched to the wrong precincts.There should be an investigation into our E911.
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