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Cost of College

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Assignment Education: Paying for College

Planning for the cost of college

Redfeather Snowshoes

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News 8 Eye Piece: Snowshoes

In this week's Eye Piece, News 8 Photographer John Schmidt shows us how Redfeather Snowshoes are made.

Math Mountain

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Assignment: Education - New Math Curriculum

Students are learning new strategies to solve math equations.

Irresistible

Entertainment

  • Stephen Colbert

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    Stephen Colbert hosts last 'Report'

    Goodbye, Stephen Colbert. We hardly knew you.

    In fact, that was the idea, wasn't it?

    Colbert -- the pugnacious, "nation"-inspiring champion -- hosted his last…

Sports

  • Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics 2012

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    Mavs acquire Rondo from Celtics

    Adding a star point guard to the NBA's highest-scoring offense, the Dallas Mavericks acquired Rajon Rondo in a trade with the Boston Celtics on Thursday.

Politics

  • Secret Service officer in front of White House

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    Report: Secret Service stretched too thin

    The Secret Service is stretched "beyond its limits" and needs more training, more staff and a director from outside its ranks -- and the White House needs a…

Family

Money

  • Monopoly man balloon

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    Top 1%: What they made, what they paid

    What does it take to make it into the top 1%?

    In 2012, it took at least $435,000 in adjusted gross income to be considered one of the fabled top 1% households,…

Weather

  • California drought rains

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    11 trillion gallons of rain to end CA drought

    About 11 trillion gallons of rain, or nearly 17 million Olympic swimming pools full.

    That's how much water California needs to recover from its extreme drought…

Technology

  • Curiosity Mars rover

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    Mars has gas; a fuzzy sign of life?

    A NASA rover has found the building blocks of life on Mars. They might be the product of past or present life on the Red Planet -- or they might not be.

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As service members transition to civilian life, it's important for employers to recognize the value veterans bring to the workforce.

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