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American Heart Association (img) sponsors Go Red for Women for heart health

Wear Red Day and Resolutions to Protect Your Heart

Heather Neal - Friday, February 1, 2013 - 6:04am

Who's wearing red today? February 1, 2013 is Wear Red Day for the American Heart Association's focus on women's heart health. Every year in America, heart disease kills more women than all cancers combined. To raise...

The National Weather Service says that as a cold front passes through Georgia on Wednesday, numerous thunderstorms will develop.

Severe Weather Safety at Home

Heather Neal - Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 5:35am

Spring seems to be on it's way already with several unseasonably warm days. In Georgia, that means storms. Often, those storms can be severe, as we're seeing today. Today's storm has potential for tornadoes. In fact...

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Safe, Free Online Games for Kids' Math and Science

Heather Neal - Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 5:51am

Nationally, there is a big -- I mean HUGE -- push for STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, education. By introducing the topics to children at an early age, we can give them a great head start for success...

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Meet the Braves in Caravan 2013

Heather Neal - Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 4:30am

After a great season and hard-fought loss on Sunday, the Falcons are out of the playoffs. Luckily the Atlanta Braves baseball season is just around the corner and Georgia team fans will have another team for which to...

Rachel Daniels and Lara Fawaz at the Georgia Aquarium

GPB Partners with Georgia Aquarium for a Wild Kratts scavenger hunt

Rachel Daniels - Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 7:33pm

Rachel Daniels and Lara Fawaz from Georgia Public Broadcasting headed to the Georgia Aquarium to host the a Wild Kratts Scavenger Hunt. Thanks to all those who participated and do not forget to watch the New Episode of...

King Day Events and Activities in Georgia

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 7:09am

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday January 21. For many, the national holiday is not merely a day off to kick back and relax but a day to do something meaningful to honor King’s memory. Here are some activities and...

view of national parks in Georgia

2013 Free National Parks Admission Dates

Heather Neal - Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 5:58am

There are 398 national parks and on select dates this year all of them will have free admission. I was surprised to see that the free admission dates coincide with national holiday weekends so that you can really make...

PBS Kids Wild Kratt App

Heather Neal - Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 4:07am

If you’re kids are in to science, learning about animals, and the PBS KIDS show Wild Kratts, then there’s an app that’s perfect for them! New to the Apple App Store this week is the WILD KRATTS Creature Power. Kids...

Changing table: Must have for baby?

Items NOT to Buy for Baby

Tiffany Lankford - Friday, January 11, 2013 - 4:54am

Today we're featuring guest blogger Tiffany Lankford. While discussing a project at work, she mentioned wishing she'd known what NOT to buy and register for her babies and made a list to share with you all here....

Families visit the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center; all images from callwaygardens.com

Free Winter Admission to Callaway Gardens

Heather Neal - Monday, January 7, 2013 - 7:31am

During January and February Callaway Gardens is running a pretty special special rate. Free. There are a few dates excluded, weekends, holidays and special events cost regular admission rates. Otherwise, Monday...

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