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Grillers’ dreams steeped in smoke at ‘Camp Brisket’

Texas A&M University's Meat Science and Technology Center takes cooking school to a whole new level.

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Facebook launches Amber Alerts to help find missing children

Facebook users will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them.

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Coming soon to a workplace near you: Wellness or else

Companies are increasingly penalizing workers who decline to join "wellness" programs.

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Candy fans fuming over Cadbury Creme Egg tweaks

Changes to the recipe for the gooey Easter treats has sparked an angry response.

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High-tech trackers to play big role in fitness

Technology can monitor your waking - and sleeping - hours, fitness experts say.

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The library can lend you the Internet

The New York Public Library is launching the nation's largest Internet lending program.

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Take the perfect pic with a ‘selfie stick’

They're the modern-day equivalent of the fanny pack: a telltale sign that you're just passing through.

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Hey, guys, those selfies are making you narcissistic

A study shows men who post lots of selfies are more likely to think they are better than others.

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Send your Valentines to Loveland

Now that we've rounded the new year's corner, Valentine's Day will soon be here.

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Cowboy hat could be official headgear of Texas

While official state mottoes, birds, flowers, and trees are common, Texas would be the first with an official hat.

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Middle aged? The CDC says you’re most likely to die from drinking

It's not college students, but rather middle-aged Americans, who are most likely to die from drinking too much.

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DASH named best diet for fifth straight year

Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, and the Mayo Clinic Diet all earned high marks as well.

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Girl Scouts start new year with new cookies, technology

Girl Scouts is launching three new cookie flavors, including two that are Gluten-free!

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Strangers flock to Facebook ‘Doggies’ event

An online call for pet photos has gone viral, helping an Arizona teen keep his spirits up while battling cancer.

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Zuckerberg putting more ‘books’ in Facebook

The Facebook founder has vowed to read a book every other week in 2015.

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Standup desks coax office workers back on their feet

Advocates of workplace wellness hope 2015 will be the year that standup desks will reconfigure the modern cubicle.

National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute Director Harold Varmus, testifies before a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing to examine the fight against cancer, focusing on challenges, progress, and promise, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

U.S. cancer deaths fell 22 percent since 1991

More than 1.5 million Americans avoided death from cancer since 1991 thanks to falling smoking rates and better cancer prevention, detection and treatments.

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Hangover ‘cure’ elusive but symptom relief fizzles and flows

There are drinks, tablets, and home-made remedies, but a quick hangover cure remains elusive.

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No. 2 Virginia Hosts No. 4 Duke in ACC Showdown on Saturday

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The Hoos host Duke as they try to remain undefeated.

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$500 Reward For Information On Beaverdam Market Robbery

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A reward has been put out for the man who robbed a Fluvanna County convenience store and attacked its clerk…

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UVA President Sullivan Addresses Improving Campus Safety

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UVA will consider plans to create a research institute on violence and offer new campus safety courses.

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Feds seize $19.5M in counterfeit items ahead of Super Bowl

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More than 325,000 counterfeit jerseys and Super Bowl-related merchandise were seized by the NFL and law enforcement.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.