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Struggling? Make your call, let go and let God

Dear Lucy: I feel as if I have been struggling all my life. No matter what I do, I just seem to survive. My brother, on the other hand thrives. I think I am as smart as he is. but I just can't seem to ever reach that special stride and keep it up. What can I do?

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Do what is required to stay healthy; don’t overeat

The obesity rate in America is at an all-time high, costing too many lives and threatening others on the periphery of weight gain. To put it plainly, obesity is not just unhealthy, it's life threatening. We as a people, as a nation, are digging our own grave with relative ease and less thought about survival. Who is to blame for this run-away health problem? The tens of thousands who refuse to take obesity seriously.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 09/06/2012

For movies opening Sept. 7, 2012

BIG BUDGET FILMS

"Bait 3-D" (R for profanity, graphic violence and grisly images) Disaster flick about a group of residents of a beachfront community who find themselves surrounded by a swarm of great white sharks after a tsunami leaves them trapped inside a submerged grocery store. Cast includes Xavier Samuel, Julian McMahon and Phoebe Tonkin.

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How to raise capital via Internet crowd funding

onwealthy(Last week we discussed 'Shark Tank' and the televised opportunity to request funding from shrewd venture capitalists. But there are even more creative ways to raise much needed money.)

Earlier this year, the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act of 2012 was signed into law to increase the delivery of capital to smaller entities, creating more jobs. It was the fruit of a rare bipartisan effort linking the House, Senate and President Obama.

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Nielsen VP touts research value to business owners

econ-deve-forumCheryl Pearson-McNeil, Nielsen's senior vice president for Communications, can be a reference or a resource in just about any conversation that involves trends.

With more than 21 years of public relations, communications and writing experience, Pearson-McNeil's background includes advertising, television, public affairs, the non-profit sector and government. In a world where most everything can be measured by television time, time spent online and what we buy, she is an information treasure.

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