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Five things you should never say in a job interview

(StatePoint) Are you having trouble landing a job and you're not sure why? The right skills and an impressive resume may get you an interview, but getting hired is another story.

Spring is a great time to see migrating birds in Texas

Spring migration, temperate weather and more documented bird species than any other state comprise the perfect recipe for an April visit one of the dozens of Texas State Parks that cater to birders with bird-friendly habitat and viewing facilit

How to avoid ticks and fleas this season

(StatePoint) Warm weather means barbeques, baseball and trips to the park with family and pets. But for pet owners, warm weather can also mean fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and other disease-carrying bugs.

Seven tips to make home painting projects easier

(StatePoint) Painting your home yourself? Don't be intimidated.

Mother's Day: A day for reflection

(StatePoint) Most people spend Mother's Day bestowing flowers, gifts and heartfelt sentiments upon their moms. But for some, knowing how to honor their mother is not so easy.

Make sure you dispose of unused prescription drugs properly

(StatePoint) What do you do with your unused prescription pills and over-the-counter medications? Do you throw them away? Flush them down the toilet? Simply leave them in your cabinet for a rainy day?

People Do Have an Internet Choice

When you are looking up for something on the internet, what matters most is the speed of that service provider.

Soundproofing tips to turn your home into a quiet sanctuary

(StatePoint) All around us, life is getting louder. But home should be a place to relax and unwind. Between televisions, cell phones, computers and video games, it's sometimes hard to find peace and quiet within the walls of your home.

Many Americans sharing near death experiences

(StatePoint) If you're like most people, you have probably contemplated one of life's greatest mysteries, what happens after death?

April is Financial Literacy Month: Small changes can help you save more money

(StatePoint) It seems like much in life is beyond our control, but when it comes to your wallet, taking control is crucial for a solid future.

Get your home's air conditioning ready for warm weather

(StatePoint) When the weather heats up, your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system quickly becomes a most valuable player in your home life and stays that way for several months. However, the U.S.

Keeping your home safe and secure

(StatePoint) Whether you're making a fast trip to the store or leaving on a two-week vacation, are you confident that locking your doors is enough to keep your home safe and secure?

Homeowners: Five steps to avoid contractor fraud

(StatePoint) Each year, thousands of trusting homeowners hire contractors for home repairs or renovation projects. But for many, dreams of a remodeled kitchen, new roof or updated patio are dashed by contractor fraud.

How to Make Your Garden More Environmentally Friendly

(StatePoint) Spring is here, which means it's time to slip those green thumbs into some gardening gloves. And if you want to feel truly good about what you grow, consider upgrading your garden to be more planet-friendly.

Share your passion for baseball with your kids

(StatePoint) As kids, many had the same dream of hitting a walk-off home run to win the World Series. Now baseball season is finally underway, and there is no shortage of opportunities to share your passion of the game with your children.