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Oreos slimming down for 'sophisticated' look

Oreo cookies are getting a makeover to appeal to adults.

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From 'Balloon Boy' to heavy metal rocker

Not every family's living space is part game room, part chicken coop, part rehearsal space, part music video backdrop. Not every family intersperses homeschool science experiments with circling the lawn on dirt bikes, exploring caves and learning to ...

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July 4th fireworks: 5 fun things to know

As night skies hiss and crack with fireworks on July Fourth, millions of Americans will gather to gaze at the grand explosions illuminating the skies.

They will fall in love all over again with the bright colors shooting into the night, the loud boom...

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Rain can't stop Atlanta Peachtree Road Race

Bad weather did not put a damper Saturday on the world's biggest 10K, which saw a rain and lightning delay for thousands.

About 60,000 registered for the 2015 AJC Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta, which attracts people of all ages and abilities.

Now in ...

PET STORIES Meet Colorado

Colorado is available for adoption at the Roanoke Valley SPCA

Colorado is a two-month-old hound mix. He's one of four pups named after U.S. states. The others are  Alabama, Texas, and Nevada.

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What you need to know about the dog flu

New cases of canine influenza have spread across several states, and veterinarians are urging vigilance.

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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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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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.

FAMILY

FOOD

From 'Balloon Boy' to heavy metal rocker

Balloon Boy Falcon Heene July 2015

CNN

Not every family's living space is part game room, part chicken coop, part rehearsal space, part music video backdrop. Not every family intersperses homeschool science experiments with circling the lawn on dirt bikes, exploring caves and learning to ...

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Oreos slimming down for 'sophisticated' look

Oreo cookies are getting a makeover to appeal to adults.

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HOUSE AND HOME

PETS

What you need to know about the dog flu

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New cases of canine influenza have spread across several states, and veterinarians are urging vigilance.

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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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China issues Turkey travel warning

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China's embassy in Turkey has issued a travel warning to its citizens after some tourists were "attacked and harassed" during anti-Chinese protests in Istanbul.

The Chinese and Turkish governments are at odds over China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a ...

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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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China stocks volatile after Beijing acts to avoid crash

China takes steps to avoid crash

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China stocks remained volatile on Monday, despite a series of dramatic steps by officials over the weekend designed to support markets.

After opening with a gain of roughly 7%, the benchmark Shanghai Composite closed 2.4% higher on Monday. The smaller...

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HEALTH

  • Your health: Tanning beds, antipsychotics and more

    Nearly 10 million Americans still using tanning beds

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    CNN Health & Wellness takes a look at the potential impact tanning beds and antipsychotics can have on our health, lists ways to cut the risk of heart disease and shows time matters in cardiac arrest cases.

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