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Study: Kids like new, healthier school lunches

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A recent study suggests that most elementary age students like eating the healthier school lunches required by the USDA.

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Fist bumps relay 90 percent less germs than handshakes

President Barack Obama fist bumps the cashier after paying for his order at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas on July 10, 2014.

Replacing handshakes with fist bumps could help cut down on the spread of bacteria and illnesses, according to a new study.

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Sony looks to revive the Playstation network

A white Sony Playstation 4 is on display at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California on June 11, 2014.

Sony Corp is hammering out plans to rise from the ashes of nearly $10 billion lost in six years by building a future around the PlayStation.

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Apple updates MacBook Pro laptops, cuts price of older model

The Apple logo is pictured on the front of a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California on April 23, 2014.

Apple Inc said it updated its MacBook Pro line of laptops with a high-resolution Retina display, faster processors and higher memory for a starting price of $1,299.

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Amazon offers 3D printing to customize products

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

Amazon will offer 3D printing services that allow customers to customize and build earrings, bobble head toys and other items.

Sports

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Nadal withdraws from Toronto, Cincinnati events

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Rafa Nadal will miss two U.S. Open tune-up events due to a wrist injury, putting his status in doubt for a title defense at the year's final grand slam.

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PGA Tour commissioner, Woods hope for big finish

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Tiger Woods, battling back from a back injury, still drives fan interest and TV ratings.

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In Clippers case, court does dirty work for NBA

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A court has thrown the league a big life preserver by clearing the way for the $2 billion sale of the franchise.

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NCAA to settle concussion suit with $70M fund

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The NCAA will provide $70 million for concussion testing and diagnosis of student athletes in a move to change the way colleges address sports safety.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 30.

Viral Videos

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Little girl doesn’t want her brother to grow up

Sister Grows Up

Five-year-old Sadie doesn't want her little brother to grow up because he's too cute now as a baby.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Mini dominoes break world record

Mini Dominoes

The challenge gets bigger as the Dominoes get smaller!

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How to cool a drink in two minutes

Cold Drinks

Never drink a lukewarm beverage again! Check out this helpful summer trick.

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Baby elephant meets a cat

Elephant Meets Cat

Maybe this elephant is more of a dog lover?

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‘Game of Thrones’: Season 4 bloopers

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Check out the awkwardness behind the scenes with your favorite Westeros characters.

News

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Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas

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Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.

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Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop being mad all the time’

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The President took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to work with him to "get some work done."

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Sugar tax could be coming to your soda

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A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.

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U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter

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Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.

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Netflix agrees to pay AT&T for smooth streaming

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Netflix has agreed to pay AT&T to ensure smooth delivery of its content.

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Most Americans see unaccompanied immigrant kids as refugees

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About 70 percent of Americans think the U.S. should provide temporary support and housing for unaccompanied minors who illegally cross the border.

Green Mountain Mornings Podcasts

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Community Solar

Jul30 Conversation with Peter Thurrell, Soveren Solar

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So long Lester?

Jul30 The case for keeping him in Boston.

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Energy Week

Jul30 Conversation with George Harvey and Tom Finnell

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The Gray Lady turns green

Jul30 NYTimes voices support for marijuana legalization

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The solution to conflict? Ice cream.

Jul30 Fish’s take on Israeli-Palestinian violence.

Entertainment

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‘Girls’ star Allison Williams to play Peter Pan on live TV

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The star of the HBO comedy will play Peter Pan opposite Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in the TV musical special "Peter Pan Live! on NBC."

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Chris Pratt goes from slob to heartthrob

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With a more buff physique than his character Andy Dwyer on "Parks and Recreation," Pratt combines cocky and dorky into an unlikely leader of a band of outcasts bent on saving the galaxy.