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H&M Embraces Green Practices

Posted by on Mar 25, 2019 in Community News, Heartland News | 0 comments

Eastland Mall in Bloomington recently added H&M to its list of stores. H&M offers affordable and trendy clothing for men and women, but also embraces green practices. In an effort to reduce, reuse and recycle, H&M encourages shoppers to bring in old items of clothing to donate. According to the H&M website in 2017 they “collected more than 17,771 tons of textiles — the equivalent of 89 million T-shirts.”

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Crazy Cold

Posted by on Feb 6, 2019 in Community News, Heartland News | Comments Off on Crazy Cold

There is no denying that this winter the weather has been crazy. Many parts of the U.S experienced record colds this past week in the form of the polar vortex; some places in Illinois experiencing lows in the -30’s without windchill according to weather.com.

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Communication Between Dogs and Humans

Posted by on Jan 22, 2019 in Community News, Heartland News | Comments Off on Communication Between Dogs and Humans

Dog owners may not be surprised by the finding of this study published by Cell Press journal Current Biology. The study found that dogs often pick up on social cues that humans give; much like babies do. These social cues can be important in communication between the dog and human. The study indicated that the dogs are more willing to interact with humans who used a higher pitched voice and made eye contact with them than those who didn’t.

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Are Resolutions For You?

Posted by on Jan 13, 2019 in Heartland News, The More You Know | Comments Off on Are Resolutions For You?

Happy New Year Spectator readers! Hopefully, the first few days of 2019 have been good to you.

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Five Tips for Black Friday Shopping

Posted by on Nov 19, 2018 in Community News, Heartland News | Comments Off on Five Tips for Black Friday Shopping

1. Look at ads now!
If you wait until the day before Thanksgiving it can be stressful to plan out both Black Friday and Thanksgiving plans. Companies have been putting out ads for Black Friday for weeks now, so it will be easy to find what you are looking for and what time it goes on sale.

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