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Big costs for little ones (access required)

Child care is a major expense for many American families and can be difficult to manage. The cost varies widely across the country, but the Child Care Aware of America organization found that it can run as high as $17,062 ...

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Summer vacations can lead to divorce (access required)

The post-vacation hangover may be dangerous for your marriage. Filings for divorce spike twice a year, in March and August, according to a new study. University of Washington sociology professor Julie Brines and doctoral candidate Brian Serafini found divorce filings ...

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Pets are property in divorce cases (access required)

DETROIT — When judges are overseeing the process of doling out personal property in a divorce, emotions run quite a bit higher when deciding who gets Fido as opposed to a flat-screen television or bookcase. Animal lovers aren’t likely to ...

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Why you all up in my divorce, bro? (access required)

COLUMBIA, SC — South Carolina Court of Appeals Judge Stephanie McDonald delivered a 25-page smackdown to a lower court judge who apparently let a Charleston real estate agent get way too involved in the divorce of his brother and sister-in-law, ...

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