Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Wirecutter Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Wirecutter | How to Find a Sports Bra That Actually Fits Advertisement Supported by The right bra can beat bounce and end chafing — and it might change the way you work out. ByAnna Perling Ms. Perling is a staff writer at Wirecutter, a product recommendation site owned by The New York Times Company. April 2, 2019 At 12 years old, Holly Powell quit the swim team when her breasts outgrew her swimsuit. In college, she started jogging. “There were no sports bras for me back then,” Ms. Powell said, now 50 and still a regular exerciser. “I had broken blood vessels all across the top of my bust.” When Ms. Powell went sports bra shopping, salespeople told her they didn’t sell bras in her size. In 2011, Ms. Powell, who lives in Portland, Oregon, left her career as a teacher and … [Read more...] about How to Find a Sports Bra That Actually Fits
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This article is available to Members of The Local. Read more Membership Exclusives here.Bills and finances Often when people are looking to save, they first think about cutting down on luxuries such as meals out or clothes and accessories, but there are often savings to be made when it comes to household bills. Go through all your regular costs, and look for any payments you're making for services you don't use, or any that you don't understand, then contact the company to clarify or cancel. For example, if your home insurance includes good travel insurance, you don't need a separate travel insurance policy. If you get your bills sent to your home, you might be charged an administrative fee (administrativ avgift) which you could cut out completely by going paperless and checking your bills online. The next step is to see if you can make any smarter choices with regular bills, such as upgrading your home insurance to include travel insurance if that is cheaper than paying … [Read more...] about Members’ guide: How to save money despite living in Sweden
By Larry Lage Published 6:56 pm PST, Tuesday, December 25, 2018 Kelly Panneck (12) plans to put an off-ice-career on hold thanks to a landmark deal with USA Hockey that provides her and other U.S. players with about $70,000 in a training stipend. Kelly Panneck (12) plans to put an off-ice-career on hold thanks to a landmark deal with USA Hockey that provides her and other U.S. players with about $70,000 in a training stipend. Photo: Carlos Osorio / Associated Press Photo: Carlos Osorio / Associated Press Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Kelly Panneck (12) plans to put an off-ice-career on hold thanks to a landmark deal with USA Hockey that provides her and other U.S. players with about $70,000 in a training stipend. Kelly Panneck (12) plans to put an off-ice-career on … [Read more...] about USA Hockey stipend boost keeping more women in the sport
Many supporters of gambling expected that a case that went before the U.S. Supreme Court a year ago would finally open the door to sports betting nationwide — even if the court’s ruling on the case came too late for most states, Minnesota included, to do much about it in 2018. Legislation is already being drafted for the Minnesota Senate to take up the issue in 2019, and negotiations have already begun that could add Minnesota to a growing list of those that have legalized betting on professional and college sports. But will the new DFL majority in the Minnesota House be as enamored of adding to the state’s menu of gambling options? GOP Sen. Roger Chamberlain, who chairs the state Senate Taxes Committee, said he expects to have bipartisan sponsorship on a bill he believes could pass by the end of the 2019 session, which opens Jan. 8. “We have a rough draft. We’ll get it in and then we’ll make the tweaks as we go,” he said. He expected several … [Read more...] about Could legalized sports betting be coming to Minnesota sooner rather than later?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Family Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Family | Some Schools Allow Children to Register With a Gender Option Besides Girl or Boy Supported by The term ‘nonbinary’ on school forms signals a new inclusiveness, experts say. ByDonna De La Cruz Nov. 19, 2018 A new openness about gender identity is making its way into some of America’s public schools. First there were schools establishing all-gender restrooms. Now some districts are allowing children to be officially registered for school as a category other than male or female. Washington, D.C., schools are the latest, with a small change on the public school enrollment form for next year that some members of the L.G.B.T.Q. community regard as a big step forward: The term “nonbinary,” which refers to people who do not identify exclusively as male or female, will be included as a … [Read more...] about Some Schools Allow Children to Register With a Gender Option Besides Girl or Boy