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Living with Children: Exciting TV shows can overstimulate a sick child

Q: My 6-year-old daughter watched too many episodes of a certain TV show when she was sick and now she doesn't want to go to sleep at night because she is having scary thoughts related to the show. She will come out of her room again and again complaining of these thoughts (mostly before she has gone to sleep ... rarely in the middle of the night) and want to be tucked back in. How would you recommend handling this?

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Dave Barry's 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are here, and -- in the words of the heartwarming classic Andy Williams holiday tune we will hear so many times that by mid-December we will want to stuff figgy pudding into our ears -- "it's the most wonderful time of the year."

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Riverview cruises past Lakewood Ranch in football

Sarasota Riverview uses a quick offense and strong line play to blast the Mustangs 41-6 in Friday's Kickoff Classic.
Jason Dill Bradenton Herald
Riverview cruises past Lakewood Ranch in football 0:43

Riverview cruises past Lakewood Ranch in football

Palmetto strikes offensive balance to rout Booker 1:12

Palmetto strikes offensive balance to rout Booker

Law enforcement 'fairly confident' protests will remain peaceful 0:53

Law enforcement 'fairly confident' protests will remain peaceful

Audience member ejected from Manatee County Commission meeting 0:13

Audience member ejected from Manatee County Commission meeting