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From the Federal Trade Commission: Coming to a wallet near you: new credit and debit chip cards. They're part of a nationwide shift by major card issuers to offer added security against fraud. The new cards look like your old cards with one exception: they have a small square metallic chip on the front. The chip holds your payment data - some of which is currently held on the magnetic stripe on your old cards - and provides a unique code for each purchase. The metallic chip is designed to reduc
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Dates set for 2016-2020 Marion County Fairs
Crucial conversations are characterized by high stakes, strong emotions, and varied opinions. They are important because there is a direct correlation between crucial conversations, dialogue, and success. When people are in the throes of a high-risk conversation, much hangs in the balance. Fortunately, when people are able to honestly and accurately discuss all the relevant issues - including facts, opinions, theories, and feelings - they make better choices.
If you consider yourself a "foodie" and want to gain current knowledge of foods and nutrition, improve your cooking skills, and if you like to work with people, then Purdue Extension-Marion County's Master Food Volunteer Program may be for you!
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Purdue Extension - Marion County is pleased to offer its first Urban Farm & Local Food Business Planning Course, beginning Monday, November 9. Check out the flyer and stay tuned for registration details.
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SCAM GRAM is Consumer Action's new monthly email alerting you to the dirtiest players in the world of tech fraud, credit card scams, ID theft and general con-artistry. Don't be fooled by liars, cheaters and deceivers-wise up with SCAM GRAM!
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September of all months is the Fruit and Veggies More Matters Month aiming to increase fruit and vegetable intake in the diets of Americans. September is also cancer awareness month for several different types of cancer (childhood cancer, gynecologic cancer, leukemia and lymphoma, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, and thyroid cancer). With one-third of the approximated 589,430 American cancer deaths that occur each year attributed to poor diet, physical inactivity, and being overweight, the impac