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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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Sports Lapwai duo sign letters of intent (Video)
Nearly as quickly as the Lapwai Wildcats girls basketball team captured a state title this season, two of the lady cats top players are ready to play college ball.
Sports Dodgers finish sweep of M's with 5-2 win
Brett Anderson posted his first victory with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Scott Van Slyke hit a two-run double, and the two-time defending NL West champions completed a three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners with a 5-2 victory on Wednesday night.

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National & World Gas-line blast at California shooting range injures 11 Gas-line blast at California shooting range injures 11
A natural gas pipeline explosion at a California sheriff's gun range shot flames well over 100 feet into the air, left 11 people injured and brought traffic on a busy highway to a halt, authorities and witnesses said.

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Home Bees becoming target of thieves Bees becoming target of thieves (Video)
Detectives in Fresno County, California, say bees are becoming a hot target for thieves. They say beehive thefts are costing beekeepers big bucks. Jessica Peres reports.

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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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Health Survey: Nearly 9 in 10 U.S. adults now have health insurance Survey: Nearly 9 in 10 U.S. adults now have health insurance
Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday. As recently as 2013, slightly more than 8 out of 10 had coverage.

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Health Study: Breast cancer overtreatment costs U.S. $4 billion a year
Sharpening a medical debate about the costs and benefits of cancer screening, a new report estimates that the U.S. spends $4 billion a year on unnecessary medical costs due to mammograms that generate false alarms, and on treatment of certain breast tumors unlikely to cause problems.
Health Tax refunds for many take hit or get bump from health law
As the April 15 tax deadline nears, people who got help paying for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law are seeing the direct effect on their refunds - hundreds of dollars, for better or worse.
Health CDC: Uninsured drop by 11 million since Obamacare
The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Business Gauge of US economy rises 0.2 percent in March
An index designed to predict the future health of the economy slowly crept upward for the third straight month, a sign that the pace of growth has been weakening since the start of 2015.
Business Trade-off: Deal splits Democrats between business, labor
President Barack Obama pushed back Friday against Democrats who oppose a bipartisan accord on trade, dismissing their stand as a "ratification of the status quo" that would give countries like China a leg up on global commerce.
Business Citigroup slims down, boosts profits
Citigroup kept a lid on costs and that helped boost its bottom line last quarter. The big bank continues to slim down following the financial crisis.

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Consumer Credit card debt still a serious problem in the U.S.
First the good news: American families are making some progress at whittling down their credit card debt. But according to a new survey by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), we’ve still got a long way to go.
Consumer The dangers of thirdhand smoke
You've heard about secondhand smoke and you know that it can hurt people who breathe it.

Now scientists are researching the health consequences of thirdhand smoke: The residue that tobacco smoke leaves on furniture, carpets, walls, clothing and other inanimate objects.
Consumer Some popular plants are toxic to pets
Think about your pets as you do your springtime gardening and get the yard back in shape. The ASPCA reminds pet parents to be wary of some popular, but poisonous plants.
Consumer Rental scams on the rise (Video)
If you're looking online for vacation rentals or even a place to live, be sure to proceed with caution. Rental scammers are hitting virtually all the rental housing websites. Make the wrong move online and bogus landlords will con you out of hundreds, even thousands of dollars that you'll never get back.