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New Lewiston partnership gets glasses for kids

LEWISTON — Mckayla Hilliard leaned over the display boxes filled with glasses. Wire frames, plastic frames, geek chic, sophisticated, black, white, multicolored. Dozens of them, new and shiny and waiting.She reached out to touch a brown pair with square lenses, then pulled back."Wait," she said to Lynn Poulin, who runs the dispensary, "these are all covered by MaineCare?"Hilliard, 17, had gotten her first eyeglass prescription last Friday, one with which she could see street signs and read...

From Drab to Fab! Here’s My 5 Minute Beauty Makeover

This post was developed in partnership with Solar Shield.I live in workout clothes and a ponytail, so I rely on my 5-minute beauty makeover a lot. Whether it’s my husband taking me out for an impromptu date or an event for one of my kids that I’ve forgotten about until the last minute, I usually only have a few minutes to make the transformation from drab to fab.Since I’m all about doing things quickly and easily, I’ve figured out a few beauty essentials that make looking good in minutes a...

Round Rock kids design and sell solar eclipse sunglasses

Related CoverageROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — Karina and Garrett Schmitt are two young adult entrepreneurs who have invented glasses which make it safe to view the solar eclipse on Aug. 21.The Round Rock kids are selling their glasses online and at flea markets and festivals this summer.The idea started at the family’s cabin in Oregon, which is in the path of the total eclipse. Karina says she and Garrett sat down and made modifications to solar glasses that they knew people would need.They...