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Jonesboro school using yoga to help students learn to read

Sep. 16, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — As kindergarteners begin to learn how to read, it's important the pupils begin to learn about body and space relationships. Jonesboro Kindergarten Center Principal Becky Shannon said research shows students need activities like standing on one foot to help teach them not only balance...

Climb a personal pinnacle for cancer survivor

Aug. 26, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

FORT ATKINSON, Wis. (AP) — When Ivy Miles reached the 14,000-foot summit in Colorado earlier this summer, the view just took her breath away. As the mountainous landscape dwindled in the distance below, Miles could look back and see just how far she'd come. But the physical terrain of the Rockies,...

Authorities: Woman pulls gator from pants during stop

Aug. 15, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Florida woman who pulled a small alligator from her yoga pants during a traffic stop and illegally possessed numerous other wild animals has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to four charges. Florida prosecutors say a Charlotte County sheriff's...

Wellness barn becomes a place for mothers to heal

Aug. 7, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

GREENLAND, N.H. (AP) — Elizabeth Houston wakes up each day at 5 a.m. First, she drops her daughter off at day care, and then heads to the gym. She's usually at work by 9 a.m. Most may not know Houston lives at a homeless shelter, New Generation, which provides housing and case management for pregnant women...

From Zen to zany, backyards with style and personality

Jul. 23, 2019 9:10 AM EDT

For some people, backyards aren't just backyards anymore. "We're seeing everything from Zen retreats for al fresco yoga to whimsical children's spaces that go way beyond the typical swing set," says Jennifer Bringle, editor in chief of Casual Living magazine. More and more, she says, homeowners are putting the...