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Stop Foodborne Illness: As season approaches, safety tips for shopping at favorite farmers market

The month of May means it’s nearly time for America’s favorite food lovers’ tradition: visiting your local farmers market. In addition to all the invigorating colors, exquisite aromas, strong flavors, and spirit of community, the farmers market is also an opportunity to develop one-on-one relationships with the people who produce your food! Their passion for food can be quite inspiring. Stop...

Keven Moore: Get ready for Black Friday invasion, and protect yourself from hazards of shopping

The day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday, is the biggest shopping day of the year, where people team up and devise coordinated invasion plans to get their hands on those doorbuster shopping deals and where elbows are flying as eager shoppers try to box out their opponents. It’s where well-organized families coordinate recon missions well in advanced to collect the proper Intel,...

Parking lot safety tips for Black Friday — whether you are a pedestrian or driver, stay alert to be save

Thanksgiving is here. That means Black Friday isn’t too far behind. With all of the rushing around, drivers and pedestrians may not be paying attention to the goings-on around them.   Here are a few tips from State Farm Insurance to consider as you head to the mall to take care of your list:   Buy time to react: • Parking lots are filled with obstacles and hazards, so slow down! This buys you...