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Tech Thursday - FurReal Cubby

Fur Real Friends have come out with a new stuffed bear perfect for both daytime and bedtime fun! FurReal Cubby, the curious bear interactive plush toy, has 100 sound and motion combinations, including blinking and twitching its ears and snout. Its built-in sensors also allow it to react to sound and touch. This life-like bear also has a bed time setting with features like getting sleepy, yawning, and playing white noise or a lullaby. Even better, there's no need to worry about switching out...

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Wine Wednesday- Test Your Wine Knowledge

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Tuesday - Bare Essentials - Connecticut Sexual Harassment Training, effective October 1, 2019

Connecticut is another state where the law is changing. Prior to June of 2019, a company had to have 50 employees before sexual harassment training was mandatory, beginning October 2019 that will change. In about a week companies with 3 or more employees will have to provide every employee with two hours of training and new hires will need to be trained within 6 months of hire. Employers with 1 or 2 employees still need to train at least one supervisor so the gap is only 1 or 2 people...

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Food Friday - The Starbucks Tie Dye Frapp

I'm sure you've seen it everywhere, the Starbucks ads that tell you to "Come try the limited time drink that tastes like summer!", or the hundreds of pictures of the colorful drink on your friend's Instagram stories; but the question is:  what does "summer" taste like? Is the beautiful drink actually worth drinking?

I went and bought the drink just a little bit ago, and frankly, I'm not mad that it's only available for a limited time. I ordered the drink, and the employees sighed as they...

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