Learning about Lesser Known Presidents: Rutherford B. Hayes

December 21, 2015 Hastings and Hastings
Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the United States, representative of the Republican Party, was sworn in on March 4, 1877. During his single term as President, he ushered in the end of the Reconstitution Period, accelerating the process of national healing which began following the end of the Civil War. President Hayes was...
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Learning about Sobriety Checkpoints

December 20, 2015 Hastings and Hastings
Road blocks which are established for the primary purpose of identifying potentially impaired drivers are colloquially referred to as “sobriety checkpoints” or “DUI stops.” These check points are typically established on major roads leading to and from large population centers or near popular nightlife spots. In states where sobriety checkpoints are legal, you can...
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Staying Safe on New Year’s Eve

December 19, 2015 Hastings and Hastings
Traditionally, New Year’s Eve is one of the best nights of the entire year. It is also one of the most dangerous! You want to ensure you ring in the new year in a way that is fun, memorable, responsible, and most importantly, safe. That shouldn’t be too hard! Just follow our New Year’s...
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Leaning About Lesser Known Presidents: William Henry Harrison

December 18, 2015 Hastings and Hastings
Some stars shine so bright they burn out before their time. Replace ‘burning out’ with ‘passing away suddenly from a cold,’ and this was arguably the case for the ninth President of the United States of America, William Henry Harrison. William Henry Harrison took office as the President of the United States on March...
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The Cost of Owning a Pet

December 17, 2015 Hastings and Hastings
When people plan on getting a dog, a cat or any other animal, they tend to think only about all the positives of owning a pet. They think about the unconditional love. They think about fetch in the back yard. They think about cuddling on the couch. What they don’t think about, is how...
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