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Robotic Cheerleaders Strut Their Stuff

MSNBC: Tech & science - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:19am
Japanese electronics co. reveal troupe of pint-sized cheerleaders to inspire the next generation of developers. The robots, balancing on gyroscopes, use infrared sensors and ultrasonics to interact with their environment, the music and each other.

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Memories have lasting emotional impact on Alzheimer’s patients, study shows

FOX News: Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:18am
Alzheimer’s disease is marked by an inability to recall certain memories, but new research shows that patients diagnosed with the condition can still remember how those memories made them feel.


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Here's a Sneaky Way to Save More for Retirement

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:14am
Which health-care choices you make come open-enrollment time could lead to healthier finances in retirement.

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Apple Apologizes For iOS 8 Update Screwup, Issues Fix

MSNBC: Tech & science - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:11am
It's been a rotten week for Apple.
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Let your employer get you a cheaper mortgage

CNN: Business - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:09am
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Meet the Arab Woman Who Bombed ISIS

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:08am
Maj. Mariam Al Mansouri graduated flight school in 2007 and was one of the first to join the Emirati air force academy when it admitted women.

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India's Modi looks to big US welcome, mended ties

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:04am
When India's prime minister visits the United States this week, he'll see a welcome normally reserved for rock stars -- a sold-out appearance at Madison Square Garden. It's a stunning rise for a former tea seller who rose to the country's top job and was once denied a U.S. visa.
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7 fabulous celebrity swimming pools

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:00am
The pools of Hollywood A-listers include infinity-edge marvels and oceanfront stunners from the likes of Ralh Lauren and Cindy Crawford
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Short Takes: Scythian, Crooked Road Music Fest and Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx and more - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:00am
Dom Flemons, former member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, stirs up this week’s free MP3 down-loads in old-time string band style. Check out Music Notes in Short Takes.

Sep 25, 2014 - GRK Theta Phi Alpha Lollipop Raffle

UVa-Wise Calendar - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:00am
Theta Phi Alpha sorority will hold a Lollipop Raffle today in the Jefferson Lounge on the 4th floor of the Slemp Student Center from 10 am to 1 pm. All of the proceeds will be donated to Dickenson County Social Services to buy children clothes for Christmas! For more information, contact Kristin Smith at
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Apple Extras: 5 Accessories to Deck Out the iPhone 6

MSNBC: Tech & science - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:55am
Add some flavor to your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus with these eye-catching accessories.
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'We're at War' Against ISIS, U.N. Ambassador Says

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:55am
Samantha Power sat down for an exclusive interview Thursday with TODAY’s Matt Lauer.

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Watch Live: Brown And Garner Family Members Hold Briefing Civil Rights Leaders

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:55am
The families of Michael Brown and Eric Garner along with civil rights and social justice organizations hold a news conference.

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Tony Trischka brings a wild mix of music to Barter's Tent Jams in Abingdon on Sept. 26 - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:45am
Banjo changed Tony Trischka’s life. Drastically.

Scientists create first mouse model for ALS dementia

FOX News: Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:40am
Scientists have created the first animal model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) dementia in mice, which they say will allow them to directly monitor test drugs to determine how they affect the brain.   
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Cruz defends pro-Israel speech to Christian conference

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:33am
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, defended his recent pro-Israel speech that was shouted down by audience members at a Middle Eastern Christian conference, in an interview published Tuesday.
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Center Stage: Nathan Stanley standing in a spotlight of his own - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:30am
The grandson of Appalachian mountain music legend Ralph Stanley will appear in a pair of local concerts. First and with his grandfather, Stanley visits the Lincoln Theatre in Marion on Sept. 26. One n

World-famous cookies

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:27am
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Van in front, pickup in back

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:27am
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