Lifestyle

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In San Fran, a million won’t buy you much

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In the souped-up world of San Francisco real estate, $1 million will barely cover the cost of an 800-square-foot starter home.

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Fly Fido to the moon in space send-off for deceased pets

A Texas company is offering a unique send off for beloved pets by placing their remains in a capsule and blasting them off into space.

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Adults embrace art, science sleepovers

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Kids have been sleeping overnight in museums across the country for years and now adults are getting in on the fun.

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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.

Sports

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Ohio lawmaker proposes LeBron license plate

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An Ohio lawmaker wants a license plate celebrating the homecoming of King James.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 1.

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Muhammad Ali’s ‘Fight of the Century’ gloves sell for $400K

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The gloves the boxing great wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier sold at auction on Thursday.

Viral Videos

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WATCH: Bret Michaels covers ‘Endless Love,’ serenades van

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The Poison frontman remakes the Lionel Richie classic, while rocking out at Nissan's car testing facility.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dog brakes

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Stella the yellow lab wants to keep playing fetch but her hind legs have other plans!

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Girl doesn’t want brother to grow up

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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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Mini dominoes break world record

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The challenge gets bigger as the Dominoes get smaller!

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How to cool a drink in two minutes

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

News

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on the news that made headlines this week and the stories you won't forget.

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U.S. reforms poultry inspections in effort to boost food safety

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The USDA hopes reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities will cut down on foodborne illnesses.

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Senate passes $16.3B veterans health care bill

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The U.S. Senate gave final approval to a plan to ease delays at the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.

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For some companies, influx of migrant children is booming business

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For companies with contracts with federal agencies, the wave of children crossing the border is a business opportunity.

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Obamacare subsidy case could be headed to Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans.

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Next Obamacare enrollment period faces bumpy road

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Consumers buying coverage through the federal HealthCare.gov site are likely to still have technical difficulties.

Green Mountain Mornings Podcasts

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Commons conversation

Aug1 Randy Holhut, news editor

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It’s All Geek to Me

Aug1 Dave Evans explains why he’s OK with OKCupid.

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VT cheese stands alone

Aug1 VT cheesemakers win big at annual competition.

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Brattleboro Area Drop In Center

Aug1 Conversation with executive director, Lucie Fortier

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VTWire – update edition

Aug31 The latest on VT Gas pipeline project and other news items.

Entertainment

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Want to smell like Tara Reid? No? Well now you can anyway

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Because everyone wants to smell like a B-list star battling sharks in an low-budget sci-fi film, there's "Shark by Tara."

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‘Sharknado 2′ sparks feeding frenzy on Twitter, sets record

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Flying sharks chomping through NYC drew a record audience for Syfy network and became the most tweeted-about TV movie in history.