Aug 08 2012

Graceful in Victory and Defeat

Lolo Jones (@lolojones) August 7, 2012

Tearful Lolo Jones: Media 'ripped me to shreds' before race. TODAY 

Nursing a broken heart from a disappointing fourth-place finish in Tuesday’s 100-meter hurdles, an emotional Lolo Jones fired back at her critics on Wednesday.

Jones opened up about a Saturday New York Times piece that compared her to Anna Kournikova, the former tennis pro known more for her good looks than her accomplishments on the court. 

“I think it was crazy just because it was two days before I competed, and then the fact that it was from a U.S. media,’’ Jones told Savannah Guthrie before fighting back tears.

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Aug 08 2012

Supermarket Saving Tips

Money-Saving Supermarket Tips: 20 Ways You're Over-Spending. Huffington Post 

We've all got to eat, which is why we don't question spending money at the grocery store. But if you're someone who pays attention to where your money goes, you know that a hefty percentage of your pay check is spent at the supermarket. The grocery store is a money-making business. And they use tricks to get you to spend more than you need to (like placing all of the most expensive items at eye level).

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Aug 08 2012

Buckle Up Properly

Child car seat rules mostly ignored, study finds. NBC News

Most U.S. kids do not sit safely in cars, either because they are not properly restrained in car seats or booster seats, or because they sit in the front seat, according to a new study.

Researchers observed nearly 22,000 children and found that just 3 percent of children between ages 1 and 3 who were restrained at all were sitting in a proper, rear-facing car seat, and only 10 percent of 8- to 10-year-old children were properly restrained in a booster seat or a car seat.

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