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Forget wings and queso, veggies are most popular big game food

While the gladiators of the NFL are clashing in Phoenix, the titans of food will be fighting for supremacy at spreads across the country.

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Need for speed: Regulators raise bar on Internet speeds

The change in the definition of broadband means nearly a fifth of Americans lack access to high-speed Internet.

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Public health officials blast e-cigarettes

Critics say e-cigarettes are addictive, lead to nicotine poisoning among children, and threaten to unravel the reduction of tobacco use.

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Snapchat adds news, entertainment to its messaging service

Snapchat has partnered with CNN, ESPN and others to compete with Facebook and Twitter.

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Opera hopes to strike a chord with young listeners

National outreach programs hope to turn kids on to an old art form and injecting an aging, shrinking fan base with new life.

Uber West Coast Regional Manager William Barnes sits in the back of a car during a photo shoot Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Las Vegas. The ride sharing company has begun operations in Nevada.

Drunk driving less likely in cities with Uber ride services

Mothers Against Drunk Driving works with Uber to establish ride service rights in cities around the world.

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We’re betting big on Valentine’s Day

Americans are feeling sweet about romance this year, with consumers opening up their wallets in the name of love.

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‘Autisms’ a more appropriate term, geneticists say

There are so many different genetic forms of autism that using the singular term is misleading, researchers say.

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‘No-tip’ restaurant offers food for thought on pay, benefits

The restaurant has reignited debate over working conditions in the food service industry.

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Whiskey, bourbon bringing cheer to the spirits market

We're drinking more wine, bourbon, and whiskey than ever before.

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If your boss is a bully, science says ‘fight back’

If you’ve ever had a boss who yelled at employees, ridiculed or intimidate them, new research suggests a little payback might be good.

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Washington state could raise smoking age to 21

Washington state could become the only state to raise its legal age for smoking tobacco to 21 from 18.

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Facebook cracks down on fake news

Facebook has taken steps to clamp down on "hoaxes" and fake news stories that can spread like wildfire.

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Gym time won’t cancel out all that sitting around we’re doing

It’s well known that too much sitting time is bad for our health but it turns out it might be worse than we thought.

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More than milk: Pairing booze with Girl Scout cookies

Here's our guide to pairing beer and wine with America's favorite cookies.

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In Internet age, J.C. Penney bringing back ‘Big Book’ catalog

The new, 120-page book will be sent to select customers in March, the first time it has sent out a catalog since 2010.

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Dealing with the flu in the modern world

Here are tips for keeping our lives as healthy and safe as possible.

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American women are having a lot of twins

Twins are being born at a higher rate than ever before, a trend health officials believe is due to increasing use of fertility treatments.

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CDC: 75% of flu shots are ineffective

More than three-quarters of Americans who got this season's flu shot could get the virus anyway.

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Americans have an appetite for labeling genetically-modified food

A new poll shows 66 percent of Americans favor requiring food manufacturers to put labels on GMO products.

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yesterday in News

Woman finds starved, abandoned dog on Christian County road

The dog was dead by the time she was discovered.

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yesterday in Crime, News

Police seek help identifying person of interest in taxi driver robbery

An employee of Veterans Cab was reportedly robbed after picking up an individual from 30 Concord Dr.

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yesterday in News

Groundbreaking held for new EMS and Fire Station in Industrial Park

EMS 30 and Fire Station 12 will service the area near the future Hankook Tire plant.

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yesterday in Crime, News

Slain Massachusetts teacher had 16 stab wounds to neck

Philip Chism has pleaded not guilty to murder and rape in the October 2013 killing.

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yesterday in News

Some doctors won’t see patients with anti-vaccine views

The strategy comes amid the nation’s second-biggest measles outbreak in at least 15 years.