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Angelina Jolie's recent cancer scare shows the importance of family history

Angelina Jolie's recent cancer scare shows the importance of family history

Earlier this week, actress Angelina Jolie wrote an op-ed for The New York Times where she revealed her plans to get her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to prevent cancer.
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How one entrepreneur started a $3 million business from prison

How one entrepreneur started a $3 million business from prison

As a young man, Frederick Hutson was very enterprising. In his early 20s, he figured out a clever way for his friends to transport marijuana across borders using shipping containers and vacuum-sealed units.
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Men can suffer from postpartum depression too, and it could hurt their children

Men can suffer from postpartum depression too, and it could hurt their children

Postpartum depression — feelings of sadness that can occur after childbirth — isn't just something new mothers experience, but new fathers, too.
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Have You Seen This? Paper airplane boomerang

Have You Seen This? Paper airplane boomerang

THE AIR UP THERE — I don’t know about you, but I grew up in a house where making paper airplanes was a rite of passage. There was even a time when any rectangle of paper was immediately folded into a plane.
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Offshore drilling meet draws interest

Offshore drilling meet draws interest

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in the April 2 print edition. An article in the March 26 edition about the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management incorrectly characterized the 50-mile buffer. That buffer is only for exploration off the Atlantic coast, not other coasts such as the Gulf of Mexico or Alaska. Also, the term “Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement” was incorrectly stated in the article.

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Ludowici school closed

Ludowici school closed

Faith Baptist Christian Academy in Ludowici has been closed, according to Long County Fire Marshal Shawn Smith.

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Obama extends troop levels in Afghanistan

Obama extends troop levels in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has extended troop levels in Afghanistan several months beyond the original drawdown plan, saying it will help Afghan security forces succeed during the upcoming fighting season.

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CPA: It’s illegal not to disclose NCAA bracket winnings to IRS

CPA: It’s illegal not to disclose NCAA bracket winnings to IRS

If your bracket picks still have a good chance of winning the office pool, you need to plan on paying taxes on your jackpot.
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Have You Seen This? Daddy-daughter duo recreates ‘Jurassic Park’ with Lego

Have You Seen This? Daddy-daughter duo recreates ‘Jurassic Park’ with Lego

JURASSIC PARK — We all remember the intensity of the anticipation of Christmas break when we were kids. Nothing could be better than the thought of no school mingled with the visions of sugar plums dancing in our heads.
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Americans oppose online surveillance, but not all are concerned

Americans oppose online surveillance, but not all are concerned

Americans are losing confidence in online government surveillance programs, a new Pew Research Center survey has found, but not as many are changing their habits because of it.
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Taylor Swift buys .porn and .adult domain names to protect her body image

Taylor Swift buys .porn and .adult domain names to protect her body image

Taylor Swift purchased two domain names this week — TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult — as a preventive measure against Internet users who might use her name to promote adult-related content, according to the BBC.
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Bill would make smoking in vehicle with kids illegal

Bill would make smoking in vehicle with kids illegal

As I write, the General Assembly has passed the 30th legislative day, or “Crossover Day,” as it’s commonly called. Any legislation that hasn’t crossed over to the House or Senate is dead until we reconvene next year. For the remainder of the session, we will focus on reviewing House bills that crossed over to the Senate. 

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Updated: mar. 24, 2015 3:00 p.m.
'You can't handle the truth': 96 percent of Americans admit to lying

'You can't handle the truth': 96 percent of Americans admit to lying

Editor's note: This article is part of "The Ten Today," a series that examines the Ten Commandments in modern society. This story explores the ninth commandment: "Thou shalt not bear false witness."
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The Instagram effect: How the psychology of envy drives consumerism

The Instagram effect: How the psychology of envy drives consumerism

Editor's note: This article is part of "The Ten Today," a series that examines the Ten Commandments in modern society. This story explores the tenth commandment: "Thou shalt not covet."
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Census testing digital nose-count in area

Census testing digital nose-count in area

The U.S. Census Bureau is in the middle of an experiment to see if online data collection in the next nose-count of Americans.

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Despite wage setbacks, economy is recovering

Despite wage setbacks, economy is recovering

A recent Pew Research Center article reports that the U.S. economy in indeed growing and making a resurgence despite some setbacks.
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'The Jinx' makes good TV, but does it deliver justice?

'The Jinx' makes good TV, but does it deliver justice?

Lovers of the hit true-crime podcast "Serial" and HBO subscribers have been hailing "The Jinx," the gripping HBO crime documentary that earned the network more than 1 million viewers for its Sunday finale.
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Not all American women object to domestic violence

Not all American women object to domestic violence

One out of every 10 American women feel domestic violence is justifiable — even though a vast majority of the United States (84.6 percent) disapproves of domestic abuse completely, according to the newly-released World Values Survey. The survey specifically asked whether survey participants found a man beating his wife “justifiable” or not.
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Miley Cyrus gets serious about homelessness

Miley Cyrus gets serious about homelessness

Miley Cyrus has taken her passion for youth homelessness to the Governor’s office of New York State.
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Date night — the secret to a happy and long-lasting marriage

Date night — the secret to a happy and long-lasting marriage

Yesterday was National Proposal Day. Did you pop the question? Did your significant other say yes?
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5 times family members received a gift from a loved one after their death

5 times family members received a gift from a loved one after their death

There really isn’t a perfect time to get over a loved one.
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Trailer released for next John Green movie, 'Paper Towns'

Trailer released for next John Green movie, 'Paper Towns'

HOLLYWOOD — Fans of “The Fault in Our Stars” can gear up for another John Green book-to-movie adaptation coming this summer.
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Lego criticized for offering girls beauty tips

Lego criticized for offering girls beauty tips

Should a girl under 12 care how flattering her hair is?
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Spring, eclipse, supermoon all today

Spring, eclipse, supermoon all today

AccuWeather reports that Friday the vernal equinox will occur, again marking the gradual return to warmer days in the Northern Hemisphere and winter's official astronomical end.

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I should have lost my job

I should have lost my job

Bee shared a story with anonymousthankyous.com about the kindness of a woman who should have had her fired but instead saved her job and gave her encouragement to keep trying.
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From child marriage to lower wages, women and girls still struggle with equality

From child marriage to lower wages, women and girls still struggle with equality

Women and girls still suffer the lion’s share of violence, illness and lack of access to opportunity, according to two new studies.
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In Disney's 'Tomorrowland' a father-daughter duo explores a parallel universe

In Disney's 'Tomorrowland' a father-daughter duo explores a parallel universe

On Thursday, Disney unveiled the trailer for its next live-action film, “Tomorrowland.” The movie, set to open on May 22, stars Academy Award winner George Clooney, Britt Robertson (“Under the Dome”) and Hugh Laurie (“House, M.D.”).
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Cure for hepatitis C might be within reach, study shows

Cure for hepatitis C might be within reach, study shows

A woman with the debilitating illness hepatitis C says she is hepatitis-free after participating in a study.
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State bill would ban photos, video from private places

State bill would ban photos, video from private places

As I write, the General Assembly has passed the 30th legislative day, or “Crossover Day,” as it’s commonly called. Any legislation that hasn’t crossed over to the House or Senate is dead until we reconvene next year. For the remainder of the session, we will now exclusively focus on reviewing House bills that crossed over to the Senate.

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Diagnosing autism at younger age may be possible, study suggests

Diagnosing autism at younger age may be possible, study suggests

A new study could help lead doctors to diagnosing autism in boys as young as 1 year old. This could have a big impact on the different treatments for children with autism.
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Sign banning boys over 6 from women’s restroom sparks social media firestorm

Sign banning boys over 6 from women’s restroom sparks social media firestorm

OKLAHOMA CITY — At what age should a boy begin to use the men’s public restroom instead of accompanying his mother or caregiver into the women’s restroom?
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How widows can find happiness in love after a spouse passes away

How widows can find happiness in love after a spouse passes away

The death of a spouse is one of the top stresses a person can experience next to finding a job and moving, according to Widow’s Hope, a resource organization for widows.
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What is being done to help special needs students who are bullied

What is being done to help special needs students who are bullied

When a middle school cheerleader with Down syndrome was being bullied, the team she cheered for came to her rescue.
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How an outdated welfare rule is forcing low-income families to spend their savings

How an outdated welfare rule is forcing low-income families to spend their savings

When President Reagan revamped welfare reform in the '80s, he introduced a crucial change: to be eligible for social programs, a person couldn’t have more than $1,000 in assets. This meant that people in need would have to spend their savings before they could apply for assistance programs — and they did.
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Children read mean tweets to show the damaging effects of cyberbullying

Children read mean tweets to show the damaging effects of cyberbullying

Hear the phrase “read mean tweets” and you probably think of Jimmy Kimmel, whose late-night talk show has popularized the reading of mean social media comments.
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A brilliant way old buses can be used to help the homeless

A brilliant way old buses can be used to help the homeless

Homeless people struggle to get some of the things they need to be healthy: food, shelter and a hot shower.
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Google's CFO quits to spend time with his family, despite Silicon Valley's efforts to meet parents h

Google's CFO quits to spend time with his family, despite Silicon Valley's efforts to meet parents h

On Wednesday, Google’s CFO Patrick Pichette announced on his Google+ account that he's leaving the company to travel and spend more time with his wife. He said his marriage was under stress because he spent too much time at work and not enough time with his family during his seven years as a CFO at Google.
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Cancer survivors are living longer, report shows

Cancer survivors are living longer, report shows

More people are surviving the most invasive types of cancer, according to a federal report released Thursday.
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Have You Seen This? Kid handily scores against Roger Federer

Have You Seen This? Kid handily scores against Roger Federer

TENNIS TOWN — Being an elite athlete is a serious business with its years of non-stop training and tournaments, so it’s probably a relief for athletes to participate in events that don’t require the standard “giving 110 percent” in sports.
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Have You Seen This? 2015 All Hockey Hair Team

Have You Seen This? 2015 All Hockey Hair Team

MULLETVILLE — If you know a mega sports fan, you know that they get deep into the details.
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Cycle of silence: How the Internet changed public discourse

Cycle of silence: How the Internet changed public discourse

It was just before 6 a.m. on a school day like any other when Louisiana teacher Deborah Vailes posted a photo to Facebook that would put her teaching career in jeopardy.
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Mumford and Sons' latest song 'Believe' stays faithful to the band's Christian roots

Mumford and Sons' latest song 'Believe' stays faithful to the band's Christian roots

Alternative folk-rock band Mumford and Sons released its new song “Believe” this week which contains subtle reminders of God, hope and faith — but this single isn't too much different from some of the band's earlier works, which also contain discreet references to Christianity.
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Have You Seen This: Town learns sign language for one man

Have You Seen This: Town learns sign language for one man



ISTANBUL — Samsung wants to create a world full of connectivity for everyone, and in that they are working on technology for people who are hearing impaired to make calls.
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Helping children deal with test anxiety

Helping children deal with test anxiety

As the school year begins to wind down, tests become a big focus for students across the state.
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Worried sick: The high price of poverty

Worried sick: The high price of poverty

They say that money can’t buy happiness, but it turns out that maybe the right amount can — $75,000, to be exact.
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Film ponders future of humans in a world run on artificial intelligence

Film ponders future of humans in a world run on artificial intelligence

The funeral scene played like something out of science fiction.
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Tuna might be good for pregnancy, report shows

Tuna might be good for pregnancy, report shows

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Many want to get rid of daylight saving time

Many want to get rid of daylight saving time

Daylight saving time is upon us and once again the world is considering the pros and cons of the time policy.
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