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Must-Read Wednesday, September 2, 2020



Voting options, balancing remote work and full-time parenting, and the back-to-school mess

Up-to-date local news

Mark your calendar with your voting options for our Nov. 3rd election
Now you can vote early, starting Oct. 24th or vote via mail. Check out your options and be sure to vote. 

6 Tips for balancing remote work and full-time parenting
Agency suggests looking at freelancing opportunities that may better fit your current schedule.

A mother copes with the back-to-school mess
A journalist with The New York Times expresses her frustrations with how poorly our government is handling educating her child.



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