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Pets

Don't leave your pets out in the cold

Don't leave your pets out in the coldPrompted by record-setting, low-temperatures this winter, many cities and towns are passing or enforcing laws that make the cruel practice of leaving a pet outside in the freezing cold a crime.
  • Pets
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Sports

11-year-old blind gymnast aims for Olympics

11-year-old blind gymnast aims for OlympicsEven though she can only really see shadows, Adrianna just goes for it.
  • Sports
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Money

5 illegal tactics debt collectors use on consumers

5 illegal tactics debt collectors use on consumersFor a lot of debt collection companies, it's hard to stay on the right side of the law. That's because consumers have protections under federal law intended to stop debt collectors from using underhanded tactics to force payments to be made.
  • Money
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Pets

America's most pup-ular dog breeds revealed

America's most pup-ular dog breeds revealedWhile the perennial favorites – the Labrador Retriever, the German Shepherd and the Golden Retriever – continue to occupy the top three spots, there have been changes lower in the top ten.
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  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Local

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central GeorgiaSee what positions are open across the heart of Georgia.
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  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Features

Stay ahead of the weather with 13WMAZ text alerts

Stay ahead of the weather with 13WMAZ text alertsGet breaking news and weather alerts on your cell phone.
  • Features
  • 1 year, 1 month ago
Military

Wounded veteran learns via Jumbotron he gets a house

Wounded veteran learns via Jumbotron he gets a houseSgt. Marco Dominguez thought he was going to Saturday's Avalanche game just to watch some hockey. Instead, he found out that he was getting a free house.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
News

Hyundai recalls 263,000 cars due to power-steering problem

Hyundai recalls 263,000 cars due to power-steering problemHyundai is recalling about 263,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because a sensor problem could cause drivers to lose power-assisted steering.
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
News

Baby trafficking is a lucrative business in Kenya

Baby trafficking is a lucrative business in KenyaIn this country of widespread poverty, one of the most lucrative businesses is also one of the most heartbreaking: baby trafficking.
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Life

Husband, 108, wife, 105, celebrate 82 years married

Husband, 108, wife, 105, celebrate 82 years marriedDuranord Veillard will turn 108 on Saturday while his wife of 82 years, Jeanne, turns 105 in May.
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  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
News

Shhhh: Your secrets aren't safe at the office

Shhhh: Your secrets aren't safe at the officeCompanies' support staffs say they've overheard people complaining about the boss and colleagues and found some pretty revealing items that employees left behind, including a letter from the boss's mistress, a new survey reveals.
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  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
News

Missouri middle school student suspended for locker room selfie

Missouri middle school student suspended for locker room selfieRelatives of a seventh-grader suspended 10 days for taking a selfie in a middle school locker room say the girl is being unfairly singled out.
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  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Tech

Buzz Aldrin selfie?! Check out rare, vintage NASA photos

Buzz Aldrin selfie?! Check out rare, vintage NASA photosAn out-of-this-world collection of more than 600 vintage, rare NASA photos — including the very first photograph ever captured from space — goes up for auction Feb. 26 in London.
  • Tech
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Tech

Massive black hole found at the dawn of the universe

Massive black hole found at the dawn of the universeScientists say they have discovered a black hole with a mass 12 billion times that of the sun that formed only 900 million years after the Big Bang.
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  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
News

Parents, your home is not as safe for your kids as you think

Parents, your home is not as safe for your kids as you thinkRemember the "dead kid" ad that was such a downer for some Super Bowl viewers? The company that sponsored the ad, Nationwide Insurance, says it wanted to spark a national conversation around keeping children safe, especially at home.
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  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Pets

Minn. pet shelter removes a barrier to leaving domestic abuse

Minn. pet shelter removes a barrier to leaving domestic abuseAnimal lovers know that pets are family, so the prospect of leaving one behind to flee an abusive situation can be agonizing.
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  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
Pets

Wis. man from viral dog photo gets new puppy

Wis. man from viral dog photo gets new puppyUnger and his dog Schoep became an internet sensation three years ago after photographer Hannah Stonehouse Hudson snapped a sweet moment of them on Lake Superior.
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  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
News

Fla. crossing guards save child from red light runner

Fla. crossing guards save child from red light runnerThanks to the quick reflexes of two crossing guards, a young boy on his way to school made it there safely on the morning of Feb. 20.
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  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
Money

Tax tips you can still do to lower taxes

Tax tips you can still do to lower taxesWhether your filing online or dropping by an H&R Block it's never fun doing your taxes unless you know you are getting some money back.
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  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
Weird

Florida man eats 182 slices of bacon in one sitting

Florida man eats 182 slices of bacon in one sittingBacon is something that may people love to eat. But can you imagine eating lots of it – not one pound, but six entire pounds of bacon at one sitting?
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  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Life

Cash caution 101: What every college kid should know

Cash caution 101: What every college kid should knowMichelle Perry Higgins, an author and financial planner at California Financial Advisors, dispenses financial and lifestyle hacks to help keep students out of debt in her new book College Poor No More: 100 savings tips for college students, out in May.
  • Life
  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
Features

'Macon Music' CD in the works, seeking artists

'Macon Music' CD in the works, seeking artists10 artists will be selected for the compilation album.
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  • 1 week ago
Weird

Conjoined twins separated at Texas Children's Hospital

Conjoined twins separated at Texas Children's HospitalElysse Mata still remembers the day a doctor told her she was pregnant with conjoined twins. It was Jan. 13, 2014, and she was 19 weeks pregnant.
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  • 1 week ago
News

Teens 'pay it forward' by shoveling 50 driveways

Teens 'pay it forward' by shoveling 50 drivewaysWhen homeowners on South Olive Way woke up this morning to find their driveways and walkways already shoveled, many didn't know what to think.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Education

Parents debate elementary school homework

Parents debate elementary school homeworkOne Canadian elementary school — Collège de Saint-Ambroise in Jonquière, Quebec — recently raised the question about how young is too young for homework by banning take-home worksheets for students in sixth grade or younger.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Weather

Colo. photographer captures the beauty of a snowflake

Colo. photographer captures the beauty of a snowflakeAs children, folding and making paper snowflakes were similar to the real thing - each would always turn out to be unique.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Life

How to fix that high electric bill

How to fix that high electric billIf you bother to look at your phone bill at the end of the month, you'll see exactly what costs what. You see all the charges, even the calls and texts if you feel like actually breaking it all down. But your power bill is a huge mystery. It's just a number — a...
  • Life
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Tech

Spacewalking astronauts turn cable guys in 1st of 3 jobs

Spacewalking astronauts turn cable guys in 1st of 3 jobsNASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Terry Virts floated out of their orbiting home - the International Space Station - on Saturday. It's the first of three spacewalks planned over the next week to rewire the outpost for new crew capsules.
  • Tech
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Grandfather makes granddaughter's snow wish come true

Grandfather makes granddaughter's snow wish come trueAll month long, all along the New England coast, folks snowed in to their Audis have been crying uncle to this Antarctica. But a few hundred miles south of here - outside Baltimore - one young lady has a whole different lament - that almost none of that snow has fallen...
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Giving back: Texas man's good deeds go viral

Giving back: Texas man's good deeds go viralA good deed went viral after a man shared his encounter with a homeless man in Southeast Houston on Facebook. Thousands have shared their story since it popped up online.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Tech

Venus, Mars, moon set to dance in night sky this weekend

Venus, Mars, moon set to dance in night sky this weekendMars, Venus and the moon will meet up in a particularly beautiful cosmic display starting Friday.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Former inmate helps others re-enter society

Former inmate helps others re-enter societyDominic Duren remembers Oct. 28, 2008, as the scariest day of his life, more frightening than the day he received a 12-year prison sentence as a convicted felon.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

911 dispatcher helps Texas woman save drowning granddaughter

911 dispatcher helps Texas woman save drowning granddaughterAngela Sherrod hears people on their worst day as a dispatcher for Lewisville. About two weeks ago she heard it in a grandmother's cry for help.
  • News
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

Non-profit helps homeless veterans find homes

Non-profit helps homeless veterans find homesVanessa Griggs served in the U.S. Army from 1985 to 1987 and in December, she was evicted from her home of 17 years.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Life

Jacksonville woman leaves free winter gear around town

Jacksonville woman leaves free winter gear around townFrom the downtown area to the Westside to Riverside, various pieces of winter gear are popping up in a bunch of random places.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Money

How to not pay your bills

How to not pay your billsAmericans increasingly are falling behind on their auto and student loans, new figures from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York show (see chart at bottom). If you're struggling to pay your bills, here's how you can contain the potential damage to your finances.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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