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When Will Snow Begin in Dexter Area? How Much is Expected?


Snow is expected to begin about 7 a.m. in the metro Detroit area, according to the National Weather Service. “Detroit won’t see anything until about 7 a.m. Sunday and it will creep north,” said Rachel Kulik, a meteorologist with the National Weather ...

Eastern Michigan University faculty remember student who died in Sunday morning car crash


DEXTER--The death of Jordan Hopkins, an Eastern Michigan University senior from Dexter, came as a tragic shock for those who knew her. Both she and Shannise Heady, an EMU junior majoring in health care administration and forward on the women's basketball ...

Friday, Jan. 30 Michigan high school basketball scores


Allen Park Inter-City Baptist 90, Novi Franklin Roads Christian 54 Ann Arbor Greenhills 46, Bloomfield Hills Roeper 33 Ann Arbor Huron 61, Dexter 53 Ann Arbor Pioneer 58, Adrian 48 Ann Arbor Rudolf Steiner 78, Calhoun Christian 28

Hildebrand stops 29 as Michigan State upsets Michigan


The Wolverines had their chances in the second with nearly two minutes of four-on-three hockey. Michigan’s Dancs Dexter and Michigan State’s DeBlouw went to the box for offsetting roughing calls at 14:08, then Spartan Ron Boyd took a penalty for ...

Dexter-based kSpace Associates creates 5 new jobs


Last year turned out to be quite the year for kSpace Associates. The Dexter-based tech firm tied for its best year ever (2011) in terms of revenue generated. "A good chunk of that was solar panel metrology tools," says Darryl Barlett, CEO of kSpace Associates.

Dexter High School debate team wins second straight state championship


Dexter High School students are champion debaters. The school's varsity debate team won its second consecutive Michigan Interscholastic Forensic Association state championship in January at Saginaw Valley State University. This year, students debated the ...

DJ Durkin and Greg Mattison Will Help Michigan Defense Reach New Heights


He’d be a historically good get for Durkin and Mattison, who also have their eyes on 3-star weak-side defensive end Connor Murphy and 5-star defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence. Decommitments decimated Michigan’s 2015 class, which now has nine commits ...

Dexter Woman Killed In Head-On Collision


Heady, of Hazel Crest, Illinois, was killed, as was her passenger, 23-year-old Jordan Hopkins of Dexter. Hopkins (pictured) was a senior at Eastern Michigan University majoring in psychology and was in the Honors College. Heady was a junior forward on the ...

Eastern Michigan women's basketball player and fellow student killed in head-on collision


Heady, of Hazel Crest, Illinois, and her 23-year-old passenger, Jordan Hopkins, an Eastern Michigan senior from Dexter, died. The circumstances of the crash remain under investigation, the sheriff's department said. "This is a tragic loss," said Eastern ...

Dexter boys basketball struggles in 'big moments' but has pieces in place to succeed


DEXTER, MI - The Dexter boys are close. The Dreadnaughts have the pieces to make a run in the playoffs. With the inevitable maturity of nine seniors on roster, a dependable post game and consistent outside shooters that force defenses to spread out ...




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How can I prepare for breastfeeding before I give birth?

baby-breastfeedingTo prepare for breastfeeding, the most important thing you can do is have confidence in yourself and to plan ahead. Committing to breastfeeding starts with the conviction that you can do it! Other steps you can take to prepare for breastfeeding are:
  • Get good prenatal care, which can help you avoid early delivery. Babies born too early have more problems with breastfeeding.
  • Tell your doctor about your plans to breastfeed, and ask if the place where you plan to deliver your baby has the staff and setup to support successful breastfeeding. Some hospitals and birth centers have taken special steps to create the best possible environment for successful breastfeeding. These places are called Baby-Friendly Hospitals and Birth Centers.
  • Take a breastfeeding class. Pregnant women who comprehend about how to breastfeed are more likely to be successful at breastfeeding than those who do not. Breastfeeding classes offer pregnant women and their partners the chance to prepare and ask questions before the baby´s arrival.
  • Ask your doctor to recommend a lactation consultant. You can establish a contact with a lactation consultant before the baby comes so that you will have support ready after the baby is born.
  • Talk to your doctor about your health. Discuss any breast surgery or injury you may have had. If you have depression, or are taking supplements or medicines, talk with your doctor about treatments that can work with breastfeeding.
  • Tell your doctor that you would like to breastfeed as soon as possible after delivery. The sucking instinct is very strong within the baby´s first hour of life.
  • Talk to friends who have breastfed, or consider joining a breastfeeding support group.
  • Talk to fathers, partners, and other family members about how they can help you successfully breastfeed. Partners and family members can:
    • Support your breastfeeding by being kind and encouraging
    • Show their love and appreciation for all of the work that goes into breastfeeding
    • Be good listeners if you need to talk about any breastfeeding concerns you might have
    • Help make sure you have enough to drink and get enough rest
    • Help around the house
    • Take care of any other children who are at home
    • Give the baby love through playing and cuddling
  • Get the items you will need for breastfeeding, such as nursing bras, covers, and nursing pillows.
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6 Tips for Managing Portion Size

Eating healthy is about enjoying your food while also managing portion size. Most people eat and drink more than their bodies need especially when they are served larger portions. So, choosing smaller portions to begin with is important for maintaining your overall health and well-being.

Here are some tips to help you manage your portion size:

  1. Measure out 1 cup, 1/2 cup, or 1 ounce of some different foods onto the bowls, glasses, cups, and plates you usually use to see what these portion sizes look like on them.
    Remember:
    • 1/2 cup = light bulb
    • 1 cup = baseball
    • 1 oz. or 2 tbsp. = golf ball
    • 3 oz. of chicken or meat = deck of cards
    • 3 oz. fish = checkbook
  2. Eat you meals on a smaller plate. The smaller your plate, the smaller your portion.
  3. Finished your plate but think you’re still hungry? Wait 10 minutes before going back for seconds. You might not want them after all. If you do go back for seconds, aim for the same balance you had with your first serving and start with veggies.
  4. When ordering at a restaurant, ask for a take-home container as soon as your meal comes. Put half of the meal in the take-home container so you’re sure to let your stomach—instead of your eyes—be your guide. Or share the meal with a dining companion. Many restaurants offer a smaller or “appetizer size” of entrees, so when a smaller portion is available, go for it!
  5. Buy or portion out treats and snacks in small, single-serving bags or packages.
  6. Check out the food label for serving size info

Try This: Small changes like these can make a big difference. Commit to making at least one change to reduce your portion sizes this week.

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Found Unclaimed Money in DEXTER

What Is Unclaimed Money?

If the government owes you money and you do not collect it, then it’s unclaimed. This can also happen with banks, credit unions, pensions, and other sources.

Beware of unclaimed money scams. There are people who pretend to be the government and offer to send you unclaimed money for a fee. Government agencies will not call you about unclaimed money or assets. Learn how to spot these types of scams.

Currently, the government does not have one website for finding unclaimed money by name, Social Security number, or state. To find it, you’ll need to visit each site separately and perform a search.

States’ Unclaimed Money

  • Search by State  – Search your state’s listing of unclaimed funds and property.

Retirement

Taxes

Banking, Investments, and Currency

  • Bank Failures  – Search the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for unclaimed funds from failed financial institutions.
  • Credit Union Failures  – Find unclaimed deposits from credit unions.
  • SEC Claims Funds  – The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lists enforcement cases where a company or person owes investors money.
  • Damaged Money  – The Treasury Department will exchange mutilated or damaged U.S. currency.

Mortgages

  • FHA-Insurance Refunds  – If you had an FHA-insured mortgage, you may be eligible for a refund from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Savings Bonds

International

  • Foreign Claims  – U.S. nationals can find money owed to them from foreign governments after loss of property.

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