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driving

Eyes on the road: AAA says distracted driving worse than we thought

You know how some people insist they can drive safely — even while they fiddle with their smartphones or other electronic devices? They can't.

gmo

Bill would create organic-style labels for modified foods

House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.

kidsinthecity

Parents increasingly seeking urban lifestyles for kids

Along the way, they're pushing cities to be more welcoming of families.

cyber

Are passwords past their prime?

Could having a password become passé?

vape

When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health

Big tobacco companies have pushed for a range of controls on e-cigarettes, including health warnings, restricted sales, and scientific testing requirements.

amazon

Amazon to start experimenting with drones

The Seattle company had asked the FAA for permission to fly drones for package deliveries last July.

internetexplorer

Internet Explorer on its way out

The browser is about get bumped — not by a rival, but by Microsoft itself.

starbucks

Starbucks delivery coming this year

If you live in Seattle or NYC, you won't have to leave your home or office to get your Frappuccino fix.

facebook

Pay me with Facebook

The social media giant will soon let users send money to friends via Messenger.

cheese

Championship reveals the real big cheese

The largest cheese, butter, and yogurt competition in the nation is underway in Milwaukee.

kind

It’s cool to be kind at this high school

Acts of kindness have become the cool thing to do at Independence High School in Tennessee.

coffeepods

As Keurig coffee share grows, so does environmental controversy

Single-serve coffee maker Keurig Green Mountain says it now controls about a third of retail sales in the U.S. coffee market.

iphone

Survey: Young adults do consume news – in their own way

Young adults have had a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news.

cyber

At odds with Google, U.S. seeks new rule on computer access

The government wants to make it easier to locate and hack into computers in criminal investigations.

google

Google’s safe browsing system targets ‘unwanted software’

Get ready to see more red warning signs online.

soda

Should soda carry a warning label?

There are warning labels on ads for smokes and booze -- and soon there could such labels for soda.

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‘Dancing Man’ gets revenge on bullies with epic dance party

A charity bash will honor a man who was bullied online when footage of his dance moves went viral.

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Will the Apple Watch transform wearable tech?

The watch will launch in April with prices ranging from $349 to a whopping $10,000.

icebikes

Ice bikes: The new way to travel in snow-covered NY

Ice bikes are gaining traction in the bitter cold.

biba

Making a ‘smart’ swing set

One company is trying to combine high-tech equipment with old-school playground gear.

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Chemical Warfare Meeting for Veterans in Pierre

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Veterans and the public will have the chance to learn about the damage chemical warfare has on those who serve in the armed forces.

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Fundraiser for Albinism in Sioux Falls

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Albinism is a genetic condition that many people don’t encounter on a regular basis, but it affects about one in every 17,000 boys and occurs once per 20,000 girls across the nation.

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New Budget By House Republicans Boosts Defense Spending

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The new budget proposal backed by House republicans passed with a big boost in defense spending for the next year.

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Update on the Nebraska Unicameral

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The Nebraska legislature is taking a three day weekend, and will take a longer break at the end of next week for Easter.

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Railroad Project Delayed by a Few Weeks

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A planned railroad improvement project from Chamberlain west to Presho will have to wait a few weeks longer.