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Smoking might kill more people than we thought

A new study suggests that smoking may be responsible for 60,000 to 120,000 more deaths in the U.S. each year than previously thought.

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Someone is $564 million richer this morning

The jackpot, which reached the half-billion dollar mark after rolling over for nearly three months, was the third-largest in the game's history.

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

Trouble for Amazon Prime’s 2-day shipping?

A new survey shows that packages ordered by Prime members regularly arrived late over the holidays.

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Death of the bake sale: New rules mean healthier fundraisers

Fun runs, auctions and sales of healthier treats are in.

A woman holds up the iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014.

Apple sets stock market record

The company's stock closed above $700 billion for the first time.

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Study fuels fat fight

It's the latest chapter of a long-running debate about whether fat is the true culprit in the global obesity epidemic.

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Your car may not be so ‘smart’

A report says automakers are cramming cars with wireless technology, but they have failed to protect against hackers.

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Powerball jackpot tops $450 million

The jackpot is one of the biggest in the lottery's history.

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Vermont gas station worker bequeaths millions to library, hospital

The 92-year-old had been quietly amassing an $8 million fortune.

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Coming soon to a Google search: tweets

Tweets will be visible in Google search results as soon as they are posted.

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Man’s marathon commute draws national attention

Thousands of strangers have donated money to a factory worker who walks more than 20 miles during his daily commute.

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Leaders back inoculations as safety debate rages

A measles outbreak has rekindled discussion on the right of parents to forgo vaccines.

valentines

The way to your Valentine’s heart may go through Mom

Guys, if you want to get the girl, try bringing flowers — to her mother.

diabetes

Cost of having diabetes has doubled in two decades

The average diabetes patient now spends $2,790 more per year than they did in 1987.

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Search On For Workers

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The main mission of Yankton Area Progressive Growth over the years was to recruit new businesses to move and bring jobs to the area.

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Yankton County Treasurer Resigns

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Long time Yankton County Treasurer Pam Marchand will be stepping down.

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Flooding Risk Low

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With dry conditions holding over from last fall, and very little snow pack, the flood outlook for eastern South Dakota is very low.

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February Cold and Snowy in Iowa

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Iowa State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says February will goes into the record books in the top ten in both cold and snow.

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Improvements Expected In Iowa Economy

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Most of the CEOs of Iowa's largest companies are expecting improved sales and steady or slightly higher employment levels over the next six months.