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Redmond-area stolen-car chase leads to arrest

A car stolen in Bend on Monday was spotted in Redmond Tuesday afternoon but the driver refused to pull over, sparking an eight-minute high-speed chase. The car soon was found abandoned and a Deschutes County sheriff’s K-9 found the fleeing driver, who was arrested.

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Update: Two Warm Springs girls improve; one critical

Two Warm Springs teens were in improving condition at a Portland hospital on Tuesday but one in Bend was in critical condition, the day after OSP says their car left Highway 26 southeast of Madras and flipped several times.

Service dog loopholes

Service dog law has loopholes

NewsChannel 21's Katie Higgins investigates how some people are cheating the system of service dogs.

Sheriff s Association sponsors marijuana talks

Madras 'drug summit' plans spark controversy

What was meant to be an educational conference on marijuana, alcohol and other drugs in Madras in turning into a big controversy -- but a big donation from the state's sheriffs is keeping almost-scrubbed plans moving forward.

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Bend-area home-prices jump 8th-fastest in nation

Bend-area (Deschutes County) home prices continue to rise at a pace that puts the area in the top 10 of the nation, up 14 percent over the past year, new federal statistics released Tuesday show.

Foam blobs spark curiosity in SE Bend

Foam blobs spark curiosity in SE Bend lot

A mysterious sight Tuesday morning in a vacant lot in southeast Bend prompted some calls into the NewsChannel 21 newsroom. We took a closer look.

High Desert goes Dave Matthews crazy

Dave Matthews Band hits the High Desert

One of the biggest acts to ever hit the High Desert, the Dave Matthews Band performed Tuesday night at the Les Schwab Amphitheater.

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3 more family members' bodies found in lake

GASTON, Ore. (AP) — Divers have recovered the bodies of a 40-year-old mother and her two children a day after another family member — a 3-year-old grandchild — was found drowned.

Palestinian children celebrate truce with guns

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End to Gaza conflict? What you need to know

Fifty days of fighting. Thousands of rocket attacks and airstrikes. And a number of failed cease-fire agreements. That all appeared to come to an end on Tuesday, when Israel and Hamas militants agreed to an open-ended truce -- and talks.

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No Oregon ballot measures get GOP support

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Republican Party is not recommending a "yes" vote on any of the seven measures on the ballot in November.

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HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it's at risk of overheating.

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C.O. Suicide Awareness Week events planned

Oregon suicide hotline calls top drug-alcohol help

September 8 through 14 is National Suicide Awareness Week. To build awareness and work toward preventing suicide-and…

Oregon sheriffs give Madras drug summit bit boost

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Jefferson County District Attorney Steve Leriche isn't taking cancellation of a drug education summit in Madras lying down -…

Should school start later so teens get more sleep?

Doctors principal react to late school start times

High schoolers: How would you like to sleep in and start school a little later every morning? Now some doctors are…

Transient arrested in Bend stadium pro shop burglary

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More than $10,000 worth of merchandise was stolen Sunday from the Vince Genna Stadium Pro Shop in southeast Bend. But…

Prineville boy, 6, faces brain surgery

Prineville boy could use help

If you're a regular NewsChannel 21 viewer, you probably know the name Stryder Doescher. We've shown you the 6-year-old…

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Bend-area home-prices jump 8th-fastest in nation

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Bend-area (Deschutes County) home prices continue to rise at a pace that puts the area in the top 10 of the nation, up 14…

Should school start later so teens get more sleep?

Doctors principal react to late school start times

High schoolers: How would you like to sleep in and start school a little later every morning? Now some doctors are…

Oregon sheriffs give Madras drug summit bit boost

Marijuana (MGN graphic)

Jefferson County District Attorney Steve Leriche isn't taking cancellation of a drug education summit in Madras lying down -…

Citizen panel opposes Oregon food labeling measure

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A citizen review panel is narrowly opposing an Oregon ballot measure to require labeling of genetically…

Michael Brown shooting: Legal questions loom

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Was a police officer justified in shooting and killing Michael Brown?

Range instructor fatally shot by 9-year-old in Arizona

Shooting range near accident

A 9-year-old girl learning to fire a submachine gun accidentally killed her instructor at a shooting range when the weapon…

New Jersey man missing in Israel

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Israeli police have stepped up their search for a New Jersey man who went missing while hiking in a forest outside…

American fighting for ISIS killed in Syria

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An American man died last weekend in Syria while fighting for ISIS, the latest evidence of the reach of a terror group…

Where 'Breaking Bad' is just getting started

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Sixteen Emmy Awards. That's how many trophies the cast and crew of "Breaking Bad" have hauled home after five seasons of…

HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

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HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it's at risk of overheating.

End to Gaza conflict? What you need to know

Palestinian children celebrate truce with guns

Fifty days of fighting. Thousands of rocket attacks and airstrikes. And a number of failed cease-fire agreements. That all…

Squeeze on lemonade stand brings out support

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In business, it's all about location, location, location. Even 12-year-old T.J. Guerrero knows that.

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Madras 'drug summit' plans spark controversy

Sheriff s Association sponsors marijuana talks

What was meant to be an educational conference on marijuana, alcohol and other drugs in Madras in turning into a big…

No Oregon ballot measures get GOP support

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Republican Party is not recommending a "yes" vote on any of the seven measures on the ballot…

Recall fails over medical marijuana dispensaries

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GOLD HILL, Ore. (AP) — Four city councilors in the Jackson County city of Gold Hill have survived a recall vote over…

Oregon sheriffs give Madras drug summit bit boost

Marijuana (MGN graphic)

Jefferson County District Attorney Steve Leriche isn't taking cancellation of a drug education summit in Madras lying down -…

Citizen panel opposes Oregon food labeling measure

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A citizen review panel is narrowly opposing an Oregon ballot measure to require labeling of genetically…

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Pay it Forward: Families & Communities Together

Pay it Forward Families Communities Together

Each month, NewsChannel 21 and local sponsors are giving away $500 to a nominee who then pays it forward to a worthy group or individual on the High Desert. Travis Knudsen surprised Dee Ann Lewis and the Giggles Learning Center of La Pine.

Pay it Forward: Ken's Bikes

Pay it Forward Ken s Bikes

Each month, NewsChannel 21 and local sponsors are giving away $500 to a nominee who then pays it forward to a worthy group or individual on the High Desert. Travis Knudsen on Tuesday surprised Ken Cardwell of Redmond, who rebuilds and restores bikes to donate to those in need.

Pay it Forward: A Redmond girl's lasting legacy

Pay it Forward A young girl s legacy

In this month's Pay it Forward, we're honoring the memory of one very special Redmond girl after she lost her battle to leukemia in October.

Pay it Forward: Ochoco Elem. library needs books

Pay it Forward Ochoco Elem Library gets boost

Students at Ochoco Elementary spend time every day reading in the library. But what do the kids do when some of the shelves are bare and the books are outdated? In this segment of Pay it Forward, we help give the Mustangs a little library makeover.

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HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

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HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it's at risk of overheating.

Squeeze on lemonade stand brings out support

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In business, it's all about location, location, location. Even 12-year-old T.J. Guerrero knows that.

S&P 500 closes over 2,000 for first time

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The S&P 500 closed above 2,000 for the first time on Tuesday. The Dow finished up 30 points.

Burger King buying Tim Hortons

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Burger King announced that it has reached a deal to buy Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons and base itself in Canada, a…

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Bill Gates, wife give $1 million to gun control

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Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have together donated $1 million to the Washington Alliance for Gun…

Former FBI Director Freeh still hospitalized

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh was seriously injured and hospitalized after a single-vehicle accident in Vermont, state…

Obama announces new efforts for vets

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President Barack Obama detailed Tuesday how his administration is attempting to rectify shortfalls in caring for war…

Signs point to U.S. airstrikes in Syria

Obama discusses Syria, Situation Room

President Barack Obama has yet to decide whether to authorize air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria, the White House…

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Mosaic Medical names chief operating officer

After an extensive nationwide search, Mosaic Medical has named Allison McCormick as Chief Operating Officer for the…

Should school start later so teens get more sleep?

Doctors principal react to late school start times

High schoolers: How would you like to sleep in and start school a little later every morning? Now some doctors are…

C.O. Suicide Awareness Week events planned

Oregon suicide hotline calls top drug-alcohol help

September 8 through 14 is National Suicide Awareness Week. To build awareness and work toward preventing suicide-and…

Ban on indoor e-cigarette smoking sought

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The World Health Organization is calling for major regulations on the e-cigarette industry, including a ban on indoor…

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Avoid the 'back-to-school plague'

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On average, elementary school children get eight to 12 colds or cases of the flu each school year, according to the CDC.…

Founder of University of Phoenix, 93, dies

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The founder of the University of Phoenix, Dr. John G. Sperling, has died, according to a statement posted on the Apollo…

10 areas with the highest private school enrollment

Apple on top of school books

Wealthy, educated Catholics are more likely to send their kids to private schools. This is according to a new study…

Healthy school lunches face tough taste test

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Students in Gainesville, Georgia, are likely eating a better lunch than you today.

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Instagram releases new time-lapse app

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Instagram is letting iPhone users ditch the tripods and take time-lapse videos on the go with its new app, Hyperlapse.

Sensors let seniors stay at home, safely

Woman with Alzheimers

Mary Lou doesn't know that she's being tracked. The 77-year-old is in the middle stages of Alzheimer's and though she lives…

Don't wait! Trade in your old iPhone now

iPhone 5C on diplay

Eagerly awaiting the new iPhone? Then sell your old one now.

Facebook to display less "click-bait"

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In a move that will have repercussions for a wide array of media companies, Facebook is changing its all-important…

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Mexico puts out the welcome mat for Big Oil

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Mexico's landmark energy reform -- so long in the making -- is starting to take shape.

On Monday, President Enrique Pena…

Gulf 'dead zone' is the size of Connecticut

Dead zone, Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico has a "dead zone" the size of the state of Connecticut.

General Mills to demand suppliers cut greenhouse gases

General Mills

The maker of Cheerios says climate change isn't just bad for humanity, it's bad for business.

So General Mills has unveiled…

WH: Major costs to delaying climate change policy

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If lawmakers delay taking action now on climate change it could cost taxpayers exponentially more in the future to deal with…

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Love plans long-term relationship with Cavs

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The newest member of new-look Cleveland Cavaliers was introduced to the media on Tuesday and Kevin Love said he is committed…

Redskins safety Meriweather to appeal suspension

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Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will appeal his two-game suspension that the NFL levied for his latest…

Manchester United signs Angel Di Maria

Argentina's Angel di Maria, 2014 World Cup

Manchester United needs a miracle to win the league title this year according to manager Louis van Gaal -- so what better…

Dez Bryant: No contract talks once season begins

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Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is looking for a new contract, but if he doesn't get one by the start of the regular…

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Police recover stolen dog in drug, weapons bust

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It wasn't a typical stolen goods recovery for police.

Pit bull recovering after being shot by arrow

Pit bull shot by arrow

A pit bull in Utah is recovering after being shot in the abdomen by an arrow and is lucky to be alive.

Cat survives 9-story fall from apartment building

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If it's true that cats have nine lives, this cat just used all nine -- one for every story he fell after slipping of an…

Springfield police shooting of dog sparks protest

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SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — The police shooting of a dog drew more than 30 protesters to the Springfield Police Department.

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GM's compensation fund gets 100th death claim

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General Motors executives have said the company would "do the right thing" for victims of its massive recall, and so far,…

Highway with the top speed limit is ...

Highway, traffic

As America gets ready to head out on the highway next weekend for Labor Day, it might be a good thing to remember those…

Honda changes Fit bumpers after crash tests

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Honda is going to change the front bumpers on 12,000 Honda Fit subcompact cars so that they match those on a car that just…

New Corvette lets you spy on garage valets

Chevy Corvette Stingray

When you hand over your Chevrolet Corvette keys to a parking garage valet, you might worry that those guys will be tempted…

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Where 'Breaking Bad' is just getting started

Latin Americas Breaking Bad

Sixteen Emmy Awards. That's how many trophies the cast and crew of "Breaking Bad" have hauled home after five seasons of…

Drugs killed Drew Barrymore's half-sister

Drew Barrymore

Jessica Barrymore, the half-sister of actress Drew Barrymore, died from an accidental drug overdose last month, a coroner's…

'Breaking Bad' goes out on top at Emmys

Breaking Bad cast 2014 Emmys

"Breaking Bad" is in blue heaven.

The AMC series -- about a chemistry teacher-turned-drug lord who rides a powerful…

2014 Emmys: 5 buzzworthy moments

Weird Al, 2014 Emmys

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards that aired Monday night offered up some memorable moments.

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Actors who make us laugh

Melissa McCarthy, March 2012

As Melissa McCarthy celebrates her birthday, take a look at some of the best comedy actors and actresses of all time.

Famous fathers who raised famous children

Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus

As Billy Ray Cyrus celebrates his birthday, take a look at other celebrity dads who raised equally famous kids.

'If I Stay' new awakening for Chloë Grace Moretz

Chloe Grace Moretz in 'If I Stay'

Acclaimed actress Chloë Grace Moretz talks about tackling yet another movie genre with her role in the teen drama "If I…

Greatest football movies of all time

When the Game Stands Tall

As "When the Games Stands Tall" opens in theaters, take a look at some of the greatest football movies of all time.

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World's most expensive hot dog costs $169

Most expensive hot dog

You could buy a lot with $169 -- including the world's most expensive hot dog.

Boy stumbles upon an ancient arrowhead

Boy finds arrowhead

Ten-year-old Noah Cordle kicked off his summer vacation by dipping his toes into the Atlantic Ocean, only to make an…

Python lived undetected in family's home for week

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A 10-foot-long python lived in the home of a Canadian family for at least a week before being captured.

Willie Nelson's braids on auction block

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If you have several thousand dollars to burn, you could become the new owner of some of the most famous braids in the music…

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Flight diverted over man's 'Knee Defender'

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A United Airlines flight from Newark to Denver is diverted after a fight over a device called a "Knee Defender."

American, US Air sever ties with Orbitz

American Airlines

The nation's largest airline is cutting ties with online booking agent Orbitz.

American Airlines and US Airways, which…

Watching the watchers: Spy guide to Berlin

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At the former headquarters of the East German secret police, cheerful American and British tourists scan maps and chatter…

Napa Valley wineries reopening after quake

Winery earthquake aftermath

It's harvest time in Napa Valley, and it appears that the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Northern California did not…

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New York City aims to slim down Happy Meals

Happy Meal

New York City wants to put the Happy Meal on a diet.

Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

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Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the…

Eat your selfie on a Middleton marshmallow

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Move over Kate Middleton! Younger brother James Middleton is stealing the spotlight with his candy business that prints…

'Pink slime' is back and headed for your burger

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The maker of the beef filler dubbed "pink slime" by critics is reopening a plant that it shut in the face of bad publicity…

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Oregon hunters warned: Beware of fire danger

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With wildfire danger still high and hunting season looming (deer and elk archery seasons kick off Saturday, the message from state forestry officials is clear: “Be part of the solution, not the problem.”

Oregon wildfire season fading? Not so fast

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Dry lightning potential may fade as fall approaches, but human-caused fires still threaten as dry conditions continue over much of Oregon, the state Department of Forestry warned Monday.

Wildfire threatens 500 northern California homes

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WEAVERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — State officials say a fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville is threatening about 520 homes and businesses.

Small actions can reduce wildfire risks

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SEATTLE (AP) — As wildfires burn hundreds of homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a home or removing pine needles from decks could make the difference in whether a house survives or burns to the ground.

Warm Springs woman admits sparking 51,000-acre wildfire

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A Warm Springs woman who admitted tossing a lit firework out of a car last summer to create some work for her bored firefighter friends -- igniting a wildfire that eventually blackened over 51,000 acres and forced evacuations -- is due for sentencing Sept. 3, prosecutors said Friday.

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Fishing methods for using artificial lures

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When fishing with artificial lures, take a look at some fishing methods that can help you succeed on your next fishing trip.

How to plan a successful canoe trip

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Going on a canoe trip can be a great summer getaway. Before you head out take a look at these tips for a successful trip.

Tips for biking to work

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Biking to work is a great way to get to work, benefit the environment, and get you outside before you start your work day.

How to prevent overheating while rock climbing in the summer

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Rock climbing can be a great summer activity. Follow these tips to make sure you stay hydrated during your climb.

How to shave strokes off your golf game

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Recreational golfers have the option of switching to better equipment to better their golf score.

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Back to school: Develop good dental hygiene

Make sure your kids are following proper dental hygiene to reduce their risk of oral infection.

Keeping kids in sports

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To fight childhood obesity it's important for kids to be involved in sports. But occasionally, kids might lose interest and want to quit. See tips here on how to keep your kids in sports.

Back to school: Healthy lunch line, after-school snacks

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As kids prepare to head back to school, take a look at some healthy snack options.

Nutrition for kids: Guidelines for a healthy diet

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Find out what foods you should be feeding your kids, as well as what nutrients -- and what amounts -- kids should be getting at various ages.

Stay safe in sun by knowing the best sunscreen options

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To keep your family safe in the sun this summer take a look at these tips from the experts on how to properly use sunscreen.

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Running with the dogs

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Ever notice things dogs do on trail runs that would be weird if humans did them?

Tour the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection

Discover great local artists and public art installations at the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection

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Kia Soul now plugs in

2015 Kia Soul EV

On the outside, it looks much like the conventional Kia Soul. However, this version doesn't have a gas tank, or a fuel…

Big Subaru sedan gets big changes

2015 Subaru Legacy

Subaru has big plans for its big sedan.

New F-150 is key to Ford's future

Ford showed off the next generation of America's best-selling vehicle Monday morning at the Detroit Auto Show.

Corvette Z06: Now wiith even more umph

Do you want a Corvette with even more power? Then take a look at the all new Z06.

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