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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

  • Big Lebowski

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    'Big Lebowski': Now preserved for all time

    "The Big Lebowski," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Saving Private Ryan" have long been national treasures, but the Library of Congress just made it official.

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

    REUTERS/Jim Bourg

    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

  • Stocks Wall Street

    Andrew Burton/Getty Images

    Dow jumps 421 points, best day since 2011

    The Dow shot up 421 points Thursday for its best day in more than three years. The S&P 500 experienced its biggest gains since January 2013.

Weather

  • California drought rains

    Tayfun Coskun / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images

    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

    NASA/JPL-Caltech

    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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