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String of Madras burglaries frustrate victims

There's been seven reported burglaries in Madras since September, and many fear the number is growing fast.

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Redmond dedicates students' roundabout art

Three Redmond high schools -- one project. On Monday, a big unveiling celebration took place of the city's newest piece of art, designed and created entirely by students.

Boost for non-profits in fight against domestic violence

Fight against domestic violence gets boost

The KIDS Center and Saving Grace in Bend have received grants to help fund programs fighting domestic violence.

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State declares end to busy C. Oregon fire season

The Oregon Department of Forestry's Central Oregon District announced Monday that the very busy 2014 wildfire season on state-protected lands will officially come to an end Tuesday morning.

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GMO measure poised to set spending record

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A ballot measure that would require labels on genetically engineered foods is poised to reach an Oregon spending record.

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Wealthy put $800K into Oregon pot campaign

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two groups tied to wealthy donors have put $800,000 toward legalizing recreational marijuana in Oregon.

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Homeowner confronts, holds teen theft suspect

A homeowner confronted and detained one of three teens caught stealing from several cars in the La Pine area late Saturday night. Two others who fled the scene were arrested later by Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies, officials said.

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Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He was 82.

The man -- often described as the "sultan of suave" -- not only dressed every first lady since Jacqueline Kennedy, but ...

C. Oregon jobs grow; unemployment rates fall

Job growth continued in September across Central Oregon, while unemployment rates began to show their first sign of improvement in several months, the Oregon Employment Department reported Monday.

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Stepped-up effort to replace exploding airbags

Federal safety regulators and Toyota Motor are stepping up efforts to get car owners to bring in cars whose airbags might explode, sending metal fragments into the driver and other passengers.

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Resident, pets die in home fire near Roseburg

WINCHESTER, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Douglas County say a fire in a double-wide home four miles north of Roseburg has killed the resident and pets.

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Smith Rock climber injured in 20-foot fall

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A climber from Sherwood fell about 20 feet and injured his back and shoulder at Smith Rock State Park Sunday evening,…

Bend No. 2 'centrist city' - and No. 4 'beer town'

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In its latest monthly ranking, a national Website that "explores what makes small to mid-sized cities great places to live,…

OSP IDs Sherwood couple, baby killed in Hwy. 20 crash

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Oregon State Police on Sunday identified a Sherwood couple and their 7-month-old daughter killed Saturday in a crash on…

Truckers' parade set to honor log truck crash victim

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A procession of dozens of log trucks and other rigs will head north from Redmond next Saturday, parading to a celebration…

ATV rider recovering after crash east of Bend

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A Ridgeview, Washington man was in good condition Saturday at a Bend hospital where he was flown after crashing his ATV in…

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Homeowner confronts, holds teen theft suspect

LESTER, MICHAEL RAY

A homeowner confronted and detained one of three teens caught stealing from several cars in the La Pine area late Saturday…

Bend No. 2 'centrist city' - and No. 4 'beer town'

Bend homes (generic)

In its latest monthly ranking, a national Website that "explores what makes small to mid-sized cities great places to live,…

OSP IDs Sherwood couple, baby killed in Hwy. 20 crash

Fefelov family

Oregon State Police on Sunday identified a Sherwood couple and their 7-month-old daughter killed Saturday in a crash on…

Kitzhaber embattled as he seeks 4th term

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A year ago, John Kitzhaber looked invincible.

Why Chicago is mandating coding education

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel believes the language of the future is code writing -- and he wants every kid in Chicago to be…

Oscar Pistorius to learn his sentence Tuesday

Oscar Pistorius in court

From a globally lauded athlete to convicted killer, Oscar Pistorius' fall from grace will culminate with his sentencing…

Steelers rally, hold off Texans

Steelers win 'MNF'

At home on "Monday Night Football," the Pittsburgh Steelers are next to impossible to beat. They proved it yet again with a…

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Oscar de La Renta

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He…

Authorities ID man held after 7 bodies found

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An Indiana man told police he "messed up" by killing a woman in Hammond, then came clean, leading them to several more…

3 Ebola-infected travelers might fly monthly

Passengers in cabin in Kenya

Up to three Ebola-infected travelers might board an international flight each month in West Africa, according to a new…

Stepped-up effort to replace exploding airbags

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Federal safety regulators and Toyota Motor are stepping up efforts to get car owners to bring in cars whose airbags might…

Expect meteor showers early Tuesday

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If you wake up early enough on Tuesday, you might see some shooting stars.

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Kitzhaber, Richardson meet in final debate

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MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — In their sixth and final debate, Republican gubernatorial challenger state Rep. Dennis Richardson tried…

Bend No. 2 'centrist city' - and No. 4 'beer town'

Bend homes (generic)

In its latest monthly ranking, a national Website that "explores what makes small to mid-sized cities great places to live,…

GMO measure poised to set spending record

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A ballot measure that would require labels on genetically engineered foods is poised to reach an Oregon…

Decision 2014: Capell on Measure 91

Decision 2014 Capell on Measure 91

As the campaign season heats up, we talk with each of the eight Bend City Council candidates. Incumbent Mark Capell says…

Wealthy put $800K into Oregon pot campaign

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two groups tied to wealthy donors have put $800,000 toward legalizing recreational marijuana in Oregon.

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Mid Oregon Credit Union honored for 'Pay it Forward'

Mid Oregon Credit Union was honored at the recent Northwest Credit Union Association annual convention for their impactful outreach efforts with “Pay it Forward.”

Pay it Forward: Laundry Love

Pay it Forward Laundry Love

This month, NewsChannel 21's Grace Joyal presents the $500 to a woman who wants to help Laundry Love, a Redmond organization that helps those in need get their clothes clean.

Pay it Forward: Affordable Auto Repair

Pay it Forward Affordable Auto Repair

This month's Pay it Forward recipient gets to bring $500 to Affordable Auto Repair, Skip Black's Redmond business that helps out people in need

Pay it Forward: Camp Courage

Pay it Forward Camp Courage

NewsChannel 21's Bob Shaw is on hand as Camp Courage receives a 'Pay it Forward' gift of $500 for its program that helps kids who have experienced a loss.

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Higher fees coming for Citibank customers

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Watch out Citibank customers: higher fees are on the way.

Stepped-up effort to replace exploding airbags

Honda

Federal safety regulators and Toyota Motor are stepping up efforts to get car owners to bring in cars whose airbags might…

Apple profit soars on huge iPhone and Mac sales

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Even as Apple seeks out growth by delving into payments and watches, Apple's core business continues to boom on the back of…

GM ignition switch death toll climbs to 29

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Claims of deaths and injuries tied to General Motors' faulty ignition switch continue to rise, and two more deaths have been…

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Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies

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Edward Gough Whitlam, the former Australian Prime Minister who strengthened ties abroad, has died, the Australian…

Grimes and her family's Hugh Jass Burgers

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In her race to defeat Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Alison Lundergan Grimes has barnstormed Kentucky, talking up…

Lewinsky's new mission: End cyberbullying

Monica Lewinsky, William Ginsburg

Monica Lewinsky told an audience in Philadelphia on Monday that her new mission in life was to end cyberbullying. Her…

Senate schedules its own Ebola hearing

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The Senate will hold a hearing on the increasingly political debate over the government's handling of the Ebola outbreak --…

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Ebola monitoring period over for 43 Texans

US soldiers train for Ebola

Under fire in the wake of Ebola cases involving two nurses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued updated…

Ebola in the West: Why some survive, some die

Nancy Writebol, Ebola patient arrives in Atlanta

There's no cure for Ebola. So why have some patients walked away healthy while others in the West died?

Ebola makes stigmatized, abandoned orphans

Child with Ebola, orphan

Two children orphaned by Ebola play in the empty corner of a Liberian orphanage. Their parents died last month, and none of…

Ebola fears throw bridal shop owners' lives into chaos

Coming Attractions Bridal Shop cleaning crew

An Ohio bridal shop is dark, the owners say, mainly thanks to Ebola hysteria.

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Why Chicago is mandating coding education

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel believes the language of the future is code writing -- and he wants every kid in Chicago to be…

100-year-old teacher not interested in retiring

100-year-old teacher not interested in retiring

For most of us, hearing about your birthday on the radio is a seldom occurrence. However, in the case of Brooklyn math…

Teens face 'like' and 'FOMO' anxiety

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Ask any teen whether he or she suffers from social media anxiety, and the answer will probably be no.

That's what happened…

Syracuse University disinvites journalist over Ebola fears

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Photojournalist Michel du Cille was scheduled to appear before students at Syracuse University this week.

But his invite was…

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Expect meteor showers early Tuesday

Shooting star from space

If you wake up early enough on Tuesday, you might see some shooting stars.

Apple Pay launches today

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Apple Pay is finally here.

Crowdfunding your home renovation: Should you do it?

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Meghan Reidy really doesn't like her downstairs bathroom. She and her husband are hoping that family, friends and maybe even…

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter

Monica Lewinsky

Monica Lewinsky took another step into the public spotlight on Monday when she joined Twitter.

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DiCaprio, Netflix team up for documentary

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What do you get when you combine gorillas, Leonard DiCaprio and Netflix?

A hit, the media company hopes.

Netflix announced…

Whole Foods' new environmental ratings for food

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Is your food environmentally sound? That's a tough one to answer in the produce aisle of a grocery store. But Whole Foods…

Grandmother brings relief to homes in Calif. drought

Bottled water, BPA

California's historic drought has finally delivered its ultimate devastation: hundreds of homes in one community bone dry,…

Lego ditches Shell after Arctic oil protests

Shell protest, Lego

Lego is set to ditch a 50-year relationship with Shell after coming under intense pressure over the oil giant's drilling in…

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Oscar Pistorius to learn his sentence Tuesday

Oscar Pistorius in court

From a globally lauded athlete to convicted killer, Oscar Pistorius' fall from grace will culminate with his sentencing…

Steelers rally, hold off Texans

Steelers win 'MNF'

At home on "Monday Night Football," the Pittsburgh Steelers are next to impossible to beat. They proved it yet again with a…

New Jet Harvin admits frustration with Seahawks

Percy Harvin, Seattle Seahawks, Super Bowl XLVIII

New York Jets wide receiver Percy Harvin admitted Monday in his first comments since being traded Friday that he was…

Kings' Voynov suspended indefinitely

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Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has been suspended indefinitely pending a formal investigation by the NHL after…

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Kitten saves couple from house fire

Kitten saves couple from house fire

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but a couple in Dixon, Illinois, says an unlikely hero saved their life.

HSCO: Fall in love with a feline for $5

Fall is here, and it’s the purrfect time to cozy up with a new furry feline friend.  The Humane Society of Central Oregon’s…

Homes found for 24 Salem bearded dragons

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem woman says an outpouring of support from all over the country will save 24 bearded dragons she…

Herd of horses in Vancouver surprises drivers

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — An animal control official says his workers corralled a herd of about 18 horses that gave drivers a…

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Stepped-up effort to replace exploding airbags

Honda

Federal safety regulators and Toyota Motor are stepping up efforts to get car owners to bring in cars whose airbags might…

GM ignition switch death toll climbs to 29

GM dealership

Claims of deaths and injuries tied to General Motors' faulty ignition switch continue to rise, and two more deaths have been…

Porsche rents Sistine Chapel for Pope's charity

Sistine chapel ceiling

For its fans, getting into a Porsche can be like a religious experience, but it's probably no substitute for getting into…

Audi driverless car hits 140 mph

Audi self-driving car

An Audi RS7 performance car reached 140 miles per hour on a racetrack Sunday -- with no one behind the wheel.

The RS7…

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Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Oscar de La Renta

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He…

Platinum albums? Not this year

Elsa, Frozen

It's not a great sign for the music industry when the year's top-selling album is the soundtrack to a Disney movie.

Mother wants 'Breaking Bad' figures removed

Breaking Bad

"Breaking Bad's" Walter White may have cleverly dodged authorities during his career as a drug kingpin, but his action…

Jason Momoa's must-see 'GoT' audition

Jason Momoa

Jason Momoa's audition tape for "Game of Thrones" is an impressive piece of work.

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Highest-grossing horror movies

 Scream

As Halloween nears, take a look at the 20 highest-grossing horror movies of all time.

Take a closer look at Emma Stone

 Emma Stone

As she appears in "Birdman" take a look back at the career of Emma Stone in photos.

Films of Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler

As Adam Sandler appears in "Men, Women & Children" take a look back at films the actor has appeared in throughout his career.

Channing Tatum through the years

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With his latest movie, "The Book of Life" opening in theaters take a look back at Channing Tatum's career.

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Scientist stumbles upon puppy-sized spider

Huge birdeating spider

Arachnophobes, this story isn't for you.

Chili's cook fired over shirtless kitchen pics

Sexy Chili's cook picture

A Chili's cook in Florida is fired after posting "sexy" shirtless photos of himself in the kitchen on Facebook.

Man brings hatchet to school; 'seemed like a good idea'

Man brings hatchet to school

A Virginia man is accused of bringing a hatchet into a high school, telling a TV reporter it "seemed like a good idea at the…

Teen arrested after giving waitress tip covered in feces

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Three college football players were involved in an incident at a local bar & grill in which a minor attempted to tip a…

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12 best meat cities in America

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With the possible exception of smartphone technology, nothing's seen more practical advances this millennium than food.

Ebola fears cripple Africa's safari industry

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With travel to Africa poised to hit all-time highs in 2014, a drop-off in travel bookings was the last thing the…

Coming soon: Best future theme parks

The Voyage roller coaster, Holiday World, Indiana

You don't have to be a Soviet wheat farmer to realize that five-year plans aren't much fun.

Unless, that is, you start…

Would you jump off this bridge?

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We can think of few things crazier than strapping a parachute to one's body and jumping off a bridge for a quick free fall.

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Catbox cookies

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Let your Halloween creativity slither out!

12 best meat cities in America

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With the possible exception of smartphone technology, nothing's seen more practical advances this millennium than food.

Whole Foods' new environmental ratings for food

Whole Foods

Is your food environmentally sound? That's a tough one to answer in the produce aisle of a grocery store. But Whole Foods…

No 'pink slime' here: McDonald's defends its food

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McDonald's is getting the word out: There is no "pink slime" in its McNuggets or hamburgers. And, yes, its food does rot --…

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State declares end to busy C. Oregon fire season

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The Oregon Department of Forestry's Central Oregon District announced Monday that the very busy 2014 wildfire season on state-protected lands will officially come to an end Tuesday morning.

Prescribed burn planned near Davis Lake

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On Monday, fuels specialists on the Crescent Ranger District are planning to begin a 188-acre prescribed burn a mile north of Davis Lake near Pine Butte.

C. Oregon sees 25 escaped camp, warming fires

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Over the past few weeks, firefighters on Central Oregon's public lands have responded to 25 escaped campfires or warming fires, prompting a plea for caution -- and to make sure the fire is "dead out."

Prescribed burn planned Friday near Sisters

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Fuels specialists on the Sisters Ranger District are planning a 145-acre prescribed burn on Friday, three miles west of Sisters and two miles southwest of Highway 20.

Man charged with starting devastating Weed wildfire

Weed, Calif. wildfire aftermath

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WEED, Calif. (AP) — Police have arrested a Northern California man on suspicion of starting a wildfire that devastated the lumber town of Weed.

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Friendship is important to cancer patients

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Find out how friendship and support can help cancer patients through treatment.

5 cancer-fighting foods you should be eating

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Take a look at some of the foods -- including broccoli and blueberries -- that might help people fight breast cancer.

Mammogram guidelines: What's changed?

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With mammogram guidelines changing, find out when you should start getting mammograms.

How to help a loved one through a breast cancer diagnosis

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Find out what kinds of support the loved ones of cancer patients can provide.

What to expect after breast cancer

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After treatment, breast cancer survivors will need to make some adjustments as they prepare to resume their day-to-day activities.

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What you need to know about prostate cancer

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Learn the basics about the symptoms and causes of prostate cancer.

New treatments help prostate cancer patients

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Men facing a diagnosis of prostate cancer have more treatment options than ever before, according to the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

Practice prevention by getting screened for cancer

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Getting screened for certain cancers -- including prostate cancer -- can help keep you healthy.

Get screened to prevent prostate cancer

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Men, get screened to try to prevent prostate cancer.

Guys, it's time to check your prostate

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If found early, prostate cancer can usually be easily treated.

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Pedal your way to better health

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A low-impact activity that is suitable for all ages and abilities, cycling provides a great way to get outside.

When running, protect your feet with right gear

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To keep your feet pain-free and healthy while running, make sure you have the right gear.

How to prepare for a cycling race

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Before setting out for a cycling race make sure you are prepared. Use these tips to get you ready for your big race.

Fall can be great time for bass fishing

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Fall is one of the best times of the year to go bass fishing. Find out why here.

Tips for golfing in colder temps

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As the temperatures start to fall, get tips on how to still enjoy a round of golf before the season ends.

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Are pumpkins good for your health?

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Are pumpkins good for more than carving? Find out here.

Easy lifestyle changes to make your family healthier

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With obesity rates on the rise – including childhood obesity rates – it’s important for families to live healthier lifestyles.

Foods to avoid during pregnancy

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Find out what foods you should avoid during your pregnancy to protect you and your baby.

How to treat hand, foot and mouth disease

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With school back in session, kids are at risk for various contagious illnesses, including hand, foot and mouth disease.

15 healthiest foods for your kids

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A healthy diet is extremely important for kids' development. Check out 15 healthy food options for your children.

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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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Got brains? These top 5 zombie movies do

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Be they the slow and shambling traditional undead or the super-fast face chompers of some more modern films, there's just…

5 vampire movies with some real bite

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With so many worthy vampire movies to choose from, it was hard to narrow down the list, but we've managed to select the five…

Get a load of these 5 scariest movie clowns

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Looking for a scary movie to put you in the fright frame of mind for Halloween? Send in one of these five creepy movie…

Fun Halloween recipes for kids

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Get together with your kids for spooky delights.

Healthy Halloween treats for kids

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There are healthy options available for people who want to give trick-or-treaters a treat on Halloween, but who want to…

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