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Today's Opinions

  • BBB Warns: Don’t Fall for Scholarship Scams

    High school students and their parents are often concerned about upcoming college expenses. The Better Business Bureau urges students and parents to be cautious regarding offers from scholarship services and organizations that require upfront fees to apply for or search for scholarships.

     

  • The risks of teen drinking

        As a parent there are so many risks from which we try to protect our teens.  Alcohol use is one of those risks that can be hard to understand.

        There has been a good deal of study on this issue and there are several risks.  Aside from the fact that underage drinking is illegal, it poses a high risk to both the individual and society. 

        *Drinking and Driving-Most parents know that automobile crashes are the leading cause of death among youth ages 15 to 20.

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  • BBB Hot Topics: May 2010

    BBB Hot Topics May 2010

    Flood Repairs - Property owners in need of repairs after the recent floods should carefully check out companies before hiring them. A home repair rip-off artist may overcharge, perform shoddy work, or skip town without finishing your job. BBB Tips: Deal with licensed and insured contractors only, take your time signing a contract, resist hiring a contractor who asks you to pay for the entire job up front, and check with the BBB to see if complaints have been filed against the contractor.

  • Motorcycle Safety Month during May

        Governor Beshear has designated May as Motorcycle Awareness Month in Kentucky.

        Warm weather is finally here and the motorcycles are once again sharing the highways with you.

        You may not know but the greatest hazard a motorcyclist meets is the drivers of other vehicles.

        Seventy-five percent of motorcycle accidents involve another vehicle such as a car or truck.

        Many drivers claim they did not see the motorcycle.

  • HOLIDAYS: MAY 2010

    MAY 2010

    MONTH:

    American Stroke

    Arthiritis Awareness

    Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage

    Asthma and Allergy Awareness

    Awareness of Medical Orphans

    Barbecue

    Better Hearing and Speech

    Better Sleep

    Bike

    Cancer Research

    Celiac Disease Awareness

    Clean Air

    Correct Posture

    Creative Beginnings

    Ecodriving

    Electromagnetic Sensitivity Awareness

    Egg

    Family Wellness

  • BBB Tips on Storm and Flood Damage

    BBB is urging property owners in need of repairs and clean-up to carefully check out companies before hiring them after heavy rain made its mark on the area this weekend.

    BBB warns, be aware of those who may take advantage of your situation: The home repair rip-off artist, who may overcharge, perform shoddy work, or skip town without finishing your job. BBB suggests homeowners call or go to the BBB’s website, www.bbb.org, to check out contractors before hiring them.