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Here's the Thing: Back to school time means changes

...We're basically teachers. Even when we don't mean to be. Your kid said a naughty word? Think they learned it on Sesame Street? Or by the sharp edge of the coffee table that sticks out when you run into it? I wish when I stubbed my toe I'd...
Community officials said.They weren't always meant for the bath - the first ones didn't float - but Ernie on "Sesame Street" secured its place in the tub with his 1970 ode, "Rubber Duckie." The song made it to No. 16 on the Billboard...
An open letter to Santa Claus

...would that give anyone a headache?I think my attitude may have changed when my kids were toddlers, and they got a Sesame Street Elmo rockin' guitar. Or it might've been the Bob the Builder talking Scoop backhoe toy. You see, both of those...
Marines take "Fluffy Fire" at Soldotna Sports Center

From the Halls of Montezuma to the shores of Sesame Street the U.S. Marines have built a reputation not only as the fiercest freedom fighting machine the world has ever known but as the...
A learning experience

...but I get a little more breathing room to spend quality time with him. Maybe quality time means he watches some "Sesame Street" while I can play catch-up over the phone with my friends. If that sounds sad, you're on the wrong side of this...

...asked for appearances from the "Sesame Street" character on Thursday after...this tweet from Big Bird on the Sesame Street account: "My bed time is public television, where "Sesame Street" is a long-running hit, she...
Reeling It In: And the Oscar goes to ... Billy Crystal?

...have no desire to pay for television that I don't have time to watch anyway, we've been subsisting on DVDs of "Sesame Street" and "The Deadliest Catch." Luckily, some good friends of mine decided to take up the mantle and invited me over...
Immortals: Pretty packaging, just don't look too deep

...then the movies, as well as all the ancillary Muppet media, including a little show you might have heard of called "Sesame Street." The Muppets are awesome. And now Kermit and Co. are having a major resurgence and a new big budget film is hitting...
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Polar bear plunge with a puropose: Memory of cancer victims inspires Homer woman's efforts

...they can dress. Hill is trying to reconnect with two people she met earlier this year that offered their costumes of Sesame Street's telephone guys. "I can't remember their names, but if they read this they could give me a call," said Hill...
This continental 'Ice Age' doesn't have the right drift

...what?" Nowadays, after making such an effort to monitor the quality of what my kids watch, be it Pixar films or "Sesame Street," dumb no longer seems so innocuous. "Ice Age: Continental Drift" is the fourth in the series, and it could...
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