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Angels of Assisi offers discounted microchip clinic

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Angels of Assisi offers discounted microchip clinic before 4th of July

A Roanoke organization wants to help you keep your pet safe the 4th of July. Angels of Assisi is holding a microchip clinic Thursday night.

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Episcopal Church to allow same-sex marriages

The Episcopal Church says it will permit weddings for same-sex couples after members approved the change at a meeting of its governing body.

The decision by the church, which has about 1.9 million members in the United States, follows the U.S. Supreme...

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New York Times insists on adding peas to guac

Woe to be an avocado.

First, California's epic drought has been drying up avocado supplies across the country. Avocado prices have been increasing, and fast food chain Chipotle Mexican Grill said it would consider getting rid of avocados temporarily i...

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How veterans cope with with holiday fireworks

While some may not realize that fireworks can be a source of stress for some veterans, there's a movement to make sure Fourth of July revelers realize it.

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Liberty Mountain Snowflex a 'cool' alternative staycation

If you're tired of all the summer heat, cool off at Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre.

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Girl Scouts refuse $100K with transgender limits

It's not every day the Girl Scouts or any non-profit is handed a $100,000 pledge.

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington recently received the donation to help fund activities for girls participating in Girl Scouts.

But the gift came with a catch.

As ...

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The Internet survived the leap second

This evening, a "leap second" threatened to wreak havoc across the Internet. But unlike the last leap second in 2012, the Internet continued on without a noticeable hitch.

Misty Copeland, May 2015

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Ballet dancer Misty Copeland makes history

American ballerina Misty Copeland, a cultural phenomenon outside the dance world, has been promoted to the highest rank of the American Ballet Theatre, becoming the first African-American female principal dancer in the company's 75-year history.

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Is PBR still cool? America's hipster beer is slowing down

Pabst Blue Ribbon was the comeback kid of cool beer brands.

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Texas, Alabama blast same-sex marriage ruling

With last week's Supreme Court ruling, same-sex couples are flocking to the altar in all 50 states, right?

Eh, almost.

There are still a few holdouts, as various politicians take firm stands against a 5-to-4 high court decision they argue is revisioni...

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FOOD

Episcopal Church to allow same-sex marriages

Episcopal bishops

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The Episcopal Church says it will permit weddings for same-sex couples after members approved the change at a meeting of its governing body.

The decision by the church, which has about 1.9 million members in the United States, follows the U.S. Supreme...

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New York Times insists on adding peas to guac

guacamole chipotle

Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Woe to be an avocado.

First, California's epic drought has been drying up avocado supplies across the country. Avocado prices have been increasing, and fast food chain Chipotle Mexican Grill said it would consider getting rid of avocados temporarily i...

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HOUSE AND HOME

PETS

Meet the world's ugliest dog

Pit bull-Dutch shepherd mix wins title at California event

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Quasi Modo, a short-spined mixed-breed dog from Florida, was named the world's ugliest dog Friday for epitomizing "excellence in ugliness."

The 10-year-old pit bull-Dutch shepherd mix won the dubious title from a pool of 27 underdogs at the annual Wo...

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REAL ESTATE

TRAVEL

Johnny Depp selling French village for $26M

Actor shown here at Jan. 21, 2015, premiere of "Mortdecai" in Hollywood, California.

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Known for his swashbuckling role in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, actor Johnny Depp has put one of his most treasured items on the market, a 37-acre estate and "private village" in the south of France.

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Going to Greece? Bring more euros

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Tourists currently on holiday in Greece have one piece of advice: bring extra euros.

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EDUCATION

MONEY

Landmark College in Vermont is nation's most expensive

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The most expensive colleges in the nation are charging close to $50,000 a year in tuition and fees alone. That doesn't even include the cost of room and board.

Topping the list is Landmark College, a small private school in Vermont specializing in te...

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Aetna to buy rival Humana for $37 billion

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Aetna has struck a deal to buy rival health insurer Humana for $37 billion.

Aetna will acquire all outstanding shares of Humana for a combination of cash and stock, at roughly $230 per Humana share, according to a joint statement. That's 23% higher th...

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HEALTH

  • Where sugar might be hiding in your child's diet

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    Trading cookies and candy for yogurt and granola bars may not be as healthy as parents believe. In fact, some food marketed to children and parents contains more sugar than desserts on grocery shelves.

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Technology

  • Russian rocket launches to resupply ISS

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    Resupply missions to the International Space Station rarely fail -- let alone twice in row, like the last two did.

    That may make the arrival of the Russian cargo spacecraft that launched Friday all the more welcome -- even if the ISS does keep a larg...

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