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Houston Flooding Is Latest Example of Weather's Sway on Sports
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After the Rockets beat the Warriors in Game 4 on Monday night in Houston, the team urged fans to stay in their seats to wait out the torrential rainstorms and flooding going on outside. Although many fans left, others played it safe and hung around, as …

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Make the most of your 105 days of summer, 10 minutes at a time
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My goal for the year was to take up the piano and learn it well enough to play a solo on "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear" at the "Songs of Good Cheer" concerts in December. My solo ended up being … And ever since ancient Chinese philosopher Lao-tzu …

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Hormel goes organic with latest big food acquisition
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Hormel Foods is paying $775 million to buy organic processed meats maker Applegate Farms, the latest deal by a food giant for a smaller rival in the grocery aisle. “A growing number of consumers are choosing natural and organic products,” said Hormel …

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Apple drops discoveryd in latest OS X beta following months of network issues
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After many complaints from the developer community about poor networking performance on Yosemite, the latest beta of OS X 10.10.4 has dropped the discoveryd in favor of the old process used by previous versions of Mac operating system. This should …

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This Is What The Latest Obamacare Supreme Court Case Is All About
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President Barack Obama's big health care reform law is back at the Supreme Court. Justices are expected to issue a decision in June on a new challenge to the law. Depending on which way they rule, either nothing will change or people across the country …

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With Money Drying Up, Greece Is All but Bankrupt
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Exhausted surgeons operate through the night. And the wealthy bail out broke police departments. A nearly bankrupt Greece is taking desperate measures to preserve cash. Absent a last-minute deal with its creditors, the nation will run out of money …

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For Women's World Cup, U.S. Soccer Fans Kick It Up A Notch
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Soccer fans are replacing their favorite club jerseys for national colors as the best female players in the world prepare to face off in Canada for World Cup 2015, which starts on June 6. The American Outlaws, considered the biggest U.S. national …

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Why The Oldest Person In The World Keeps Dying
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As the oldest person in the world, Gertrude Weaver was making the best of her time in the limelight. When I called the 116-year-old Arkansas resident two days into her reign on a Friday in early April, she was resting after a couple of television …

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