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Organizations promote Screen Free Week

Electronic devices are nearly omnipresents these days, but sometimes it's good to take a short break from them this week, according to three local organizations.The Homewood PTA, Homewood School District 153 and the Homewood Public Library are urging local families to observe Screen Free Week from April 30 through May 4. The worldwide campaign is intended to provide an opportunity for famlies to unplug and "rediscover the joys of the physical world," according to sponsor Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood. The three Homewood organizations have teamed up to provide a number of activities to help families . . .

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