Five Tips for Tip-Top Interviews

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A professor friend of mine does mock interviews with graduating seniors in her journalism classes. Mock interviews might be all that they’ll get in these economic times, but here’s some solid advice anyone hustling to compete for fewer job opportunities.

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How Not to Buy or Lease a Car

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I leased a new car today, and while I am not suffering buyer’s (well, lessee’s) remorse, I am not exactly experiencing new car joy - yet. Quite the opposite, I have that “caving-in stomach” feeling, the kind people get before speaking in public or going for a critical job interview.

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The Best Flowers and Plants for April

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April ushers in a time of renewed energy, providing the motivation to organize the garage, pack away winter mittens and clear out corner cobwebs. This is also a perfect time to give the garden a little extra attention before the rain descends.

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Weather or Not

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The light is different now, so I feel we’ve turned a corner on blizzards and icy roads. Winter is a season we take seriously in the Midwest. Wind chill is included when talking about temperature: Fifteen degrees, but feels like minus three with the wind chill factor . . .

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