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Boeing 747 seats

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Perfect gift? Old Boeing 747 seats

What could be better than experiencing the comfort and reclining pleasure of an airline seat than replicating that experience in your own lounge room or office?

Hunger is a huge problem in Southwest Virginia

Feeding America SWVA sees more families in need this holiday season

Many of us head home for the holidays to have a nice meal with family and friends. But thousands of people in our region need help from Feeding America Southwest Virginia to make that happen.

Mandelbrodt

Similar to biscotti, these cookies are great with coffee or eaten straight.

Same-sex marriage wedding Las Vegas

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Florida same-sex marriages possible Jan. 6

Florida appears set to recognize same-sex marriages on January 6, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to further delay a lower court's finding that the state's ban on the unions is unconstitutional.

The high court Friday night, without exp...

Fantasy Flight to North Pole

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Sick kids flown to the North Pole for Santa

While most children wait and hope Santa visits them at home on Christmas Eve, this year dozens of Denver-area children went directly to the big man's Arctic home turf.

Paige finds her furever home

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Dog gets early Christmas present after spending more than 500 days in shelter

After spending more than 500 days in a local animal shelter, a dog has found its forever home. Paige the Pitbull has about seven million friends around the world, thanks to Facebook, but none of them amount to her best friend.

Money, $100

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Alternative lenders are hot -- especially among millennials

The future is looking bright for alternative lenders.

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Reddit founder: Visa policies may be downfall of tech

Antiquated visa policies could be the downfall of the U.S. tech boom. That's the warning that Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian is sounding.

Roanoke Co. schools to sponsor parenting classes in January

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Roanoke County Schools sponsoring parenting classes

Sometimes parents need a little help from the experts when dealing with the challenges of raising kids.

UPDATE: Kroger invests in Caroline's Carts

WDBJ7 recently learned Kroger invested in 18 more carts. They are used in a number of stores throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

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Sick kids flown to the North Pole for Santa

Fantasy Flight to North Pole

CNN

While most children wait and hope Santa visits them at home on Christmas Eve, this year dozens of Denver-area children went directly to the big man's Arctic home turf.

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Mandelbrodt

Similar to biscotti, these cookies are great with coffee or eaten straight.

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HOUSE AND HOME

PETS

Ruble woes means Ikea bolts Russia

Ikea

Ikea furniture has suddenly became a scarce good in Russia. The Swedish furniture maker has followed Apple and suspended sales after a dramatic fall in the ruble.

Ikea halted sales of kitchen furniture and appliances due to the large number of orders ...

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Disabled dog runs on 3D-printed legs

Dog gets 3D printed legs

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A disabled dog is able to run for the first time thanks to a pair of 3D-printed prosthetics.

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REAL ESTATE

TRAVEL

$57.6 million for Countrywide whistleblower

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CNN

It pays to be a whistleblower in the biggest financial settlement in history.

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2015: The year ahead in aviation

Airline airplane

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In recent years, so much has been going on in the world of commercial aviation that putting together a "top 10 events" forecast has been easy -- major new airplane programs have been announced, airline consolidation has taken place and disputes betwe...

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MONEY

Hopkins sends acceptance to rejected students

Johns Hopkins University

"Embrace the YES!" said the subject line.

Uh, no.

The Washington Post reported that almost 300 students who had been rejected by Johns Hopkins University received a joyous shock over the weekend when the prestigious Baltimore school sent them emails te...

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Dow sets record, making up for December losses

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The Dow Jones industrial average set its first record since Dec. 5 on Monday after jumping more than 150 points.

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HEALTH

  • CDC director warns against Ebola complacency

    Tom Frieden in Ebola congressional hearing

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    The number of Ebola cases in West Africa has not reached worst-case scenario predictions, but until it drops to zero, the world remains at risk, the CDC director said Monday.

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