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Time-capsule home

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Some buyers want 'time-capsule houses'

In today's housing market, still struggling to rebound, homes stuck in another century might seem like they'd be difficult to sell. But some buyers are interested in "time-capsule houses" -- especially those built in the middle of the 20th century.

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Hot diggity dog! It's National Hot Dog Day

Hot diggity dog! July is National Hot Dog Month and July 23 is National Hot Dog Day.

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Spanking the gray matter out of our kids

How to discipline the next generation is a hotly debated topic. In 2012, a national survey showed more than half of women and three-quarters of men in the United States believe a child sometimes needs a "good hard spanking."

Garden Week Plants for container gardening

Create your own garden inside home, apartment

Apartment living can sometimes mean expensive rent, and not very much space. But there are ways to grow your own garden and save money.

Domestic violence crusader fighting for the lives of others

Domestic violence crusader fighting for the lives of others

WDBJ7’s Melissa Gaona sat down with a woman who not only spoke up, but she's fighting for her life and the lives of others.

Angels of Assisi looks to find forever homes

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Angels of Assisi looks to find more homes for more animals

Roanoke's Angels of Assisi needs your help now more than ever. The organization is competing against 49 other shelter in the United States. It's all for Rachel Ray's $100K Challenge.

Montreal, Quebec

Tourisme Montréal/Pierre-Luc Dufour

An optimist's guide to travel bargains

Just as every bull market has a bear, every tourist destination has a flip side, a season when prices go down and savvy, flexible travelers can score big savings. Especially those who are good at spotting silver linings.

XL Love How the Obesity Crisis is Complicating America's Love Life

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'XL Love': How fat is affecting our sex lives

When it comes to what she deems the American "obesity crisis," Sarah Varney says, it's easy enough to focus on the raw numbers: Sixty-nine percent of Americans are overweight, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 35.1 percent of those people are obese. In 2008, medical care costs related to obesity were as high as $147 billion, and an obese person's annual medical bill…

Garden Week Affordable low-maintenance plants

Home Depot offers low-maintenance, affordable landscaping tips

From the busy moms to avid gardeners, there are many ways anyone can spruce up their lawns this summer.

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Poll: Coloradans say no to pot in bars and clubs

Voters in the first state to allow the sale of recreational marijuana say pot use should be limited to the home or members-only clubs, with no lighting up in bars or clubs, according to a new poll.

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FOOD

Spanking the gray matter out of our kids

Child's eyes

milan6/SXC

How to discipline the next generation is a hotly debated topic. In 2012, a national survey showed more than half of women and three-quarters of men in the United States believe a child sometimes needs a "good hard spanking."

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Omelet Focaccia Sandwiches

Eggs

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Make a truly elegant weekend breakfast or brunch!

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HOUSE AND HOME

PETS

Some buyers want 'time-capsule houses'

Time-capsule home

Jeffrey Hogue/CNN iReport

In today's housing market, still struggling to rebound, homes stuck in another century might seem like they'd be difficult to sell. But some buyers are interested in "time-capsule houses" -- especially those built in the middle of the 20th century.

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Dog who guarded dying friend needs a home

Dog guards dying friend

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A dog who's captured the hearts of many for guarding his dying friend now needs a new home.

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REAL ESTATE

TRAVEL

Chinese homebuyers are flocking to these US states

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Chinese buyers are now the biggest international players in the U.S. housing market and some states are seeing billions of dollars in real estate deals as a result.

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'America's Oktoberfest' opens this week

Oregon Brewers Festival

Courtesy of Timothy Horn

Those hardy micro-brewing pioneers of the first Oregon Brewers Festival in 1988 were looking for some free advertising and a few people to taste the beers they were brewing in tanks scavenged from dairies, food processing plants and -- yes -- a never-used nuclear power plant.

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EDUCATION

MONEY

Obama offers rules for success as he expands program for young minority men

Obama in Oval Office

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Setting daily goals. Keeping an open mind. Separating honest criticism from blind "hating."

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That was fast -- New records for some stock indexes

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Emmanuel Tambakakis/CNN

It wasn't exactly "shock-and-awe," but stocks churned out another record close on Wednesday thanks to strong results from companies like Apple and Delta.

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HEALTH

  • Sierre Leone Ebola doctor contracts virus

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    CDC

    A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country's Ministry of Health.

    Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan is being treated by the French aid group Medicins Sans Frontieres --...

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