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YouNews Comet Lovejoy in wide field view Comet Lovejoy in wide field view
This is a follow-up and gives interested viewers an idea where to spot the comet. From this point, it will climb to be nearly overhead by the end of January 2015. Binoculars are helpful.

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Offbeat Hatfields, McCoys make moonshine legally in southern W.Va. Hatfields, McCoys make moonshine legally in southern W.Va.
After generations of bootlegging, direct descendants of the Hatfields have teamed up with the McCoy name to produce legal moonshine in southern West Virginia with the state's blessing - the start of a new legacy for the families made famous for their 19th-century feud.

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Local The Nation is experiencing high flu numbers (Video)
MOSCOW, ID – If you haven’t gotten your flu vaccine yet, doctors say it is never too late.

Right now, according to the CDC, half the country, including Idaho, is experiencing high flu numbers.
Local The truth about wolves (Video)
There has been an increase in wolf sightings and interactions on the Palouse, so the Whitman County Cattleman’s Association wants locals to understand the facts about the animal.

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Sports Rodgers wins 2nd NFL Most Valuable Player award
Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers won his second MVP award Saturday night, and J.J. Watt swept away the voters the way he sweeps quarterbacks off their feet to take top defensive honors.

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National & World Horror in Japan as video purports to show hostage beheaded
Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto's purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with its non-military support for fighting terrorism.
National & World (New) Goats offered as alternative for clearing area of plutonium
A goat herder who has a college degree in weed sciences told federal wildlife officials that she could eliminate the need for a possible 700-acre controlled burn at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge by turning her goats loose there and eliminate concerns over spreading radioactive plutonium.

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YouNews Comet Lovejoy from Potlatch Jan 13, 15 Comet Lovejoy from Potlatch Jan 13, 15
Barely visible from dark locations, much easier to see with even inexpensive compact binoculars. Do a web search for "Comet Lovejoy" to find maps or apps to help locate it. (spaceweather.

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YouNews Garys big fish Garys big fish
Caught thid samon on the sacramento river October 21, 2013. she wayed 15 lbs and full of roe. Good fighter.

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Technology Just whose Internet is it? New federal rules may answer that
Whose Internet is it anyway? Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, says he's keeping that question in mind as he pitches the biggest regulatory shake-up to the telecommunications industry since 1996.
Technology NASA launches Earth-observing satellite
A NASA satellite lifted off early Saturday on a three-year mission to track the amount of water locked in soil, which may help residents in low-lying regions brace for floods or farmers prepare for drought conditions.

Health

Health Reading Harry Potter gives clues to brain activity
Reading about Harry Potter's adventures learning to fly his broomstick activates some of the same regions in the brain we use to perceive real people's actions and intentions.

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Business U.S. economy slowed last quarter, but signs are pointing up
The U.S. economy slowed in the final three months of 2014, but a burst in consumer spending and the prospect of continued low energy prices are bolstering confidence that growth will strengthen this year.
Business Stock markets brace for Big Oil profit plunge
Stocks in energy companies have fallen nearly 12 percent in three months, nearly cancelling out moves up for most other industries. The S&P 500 is up less than 1 percent in that time.

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Consumer Sports fans damage a lot of cellphones
Here's a heads up to all the 12's – be smart with your smartphone during the Super Bowl. In a recent online survey, the folks at SquareTrade, a company that insures these devices, found that one in ten adults has damaged a phone while watching or participating in a sporting event last year.
Consumer Think safety when using extension cords
Extension cords can be a trip hazard. That's why so many people try to cover them up with a throw rug or small piece of carpet.

John Drengenberg, a safety expert at UL, says that's something you should never do.
Consumer Start early to get financial aid for college
If you have a son or daughter headed to college this year, you should be looking for financial aid. Start by filing out the FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid form.
Consumer Rapid Ramen Cooker: Does it work? (Video)
At some point in our lives, just about all of us have encountered a bowl of ramen noodles. For a lot of people, ramen is a staple, because it costs as little as 20 cents per serving and is extremely easy to cook.