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Offbeat Canadians 'Spocking' the image of ex-minister on $5 bill Canadians 'Spocking' the image of ex-minister on $5 bill
The death of actor Leonard Nimoy last week has inspired people to post photos on social media of marked-up five-dollar Canadian banknotes that show former prime minister Wilfrid Laurier transformed to resemble Spock, Nimoy's famous "Star Trek" character.

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Local & Regional Have you seen this man? Call Coos Bay Police (Photo Gallery) (Video)
A Coos Bay man was reported missing by concerned family members who say they haven’t heard from him for about a month, according to the Coos Bay Police Department. Family members reported finding his vehicle parked in the Mingus Park area and that they learned from neighboring residents that Reed’s vehicle showed up at that location two or three weeks earlier.

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Outdoors Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen finds sunken WWII warship
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen and his research team have found the wreckage of a massive Japanese World War II battleship off the Philippines near where it sank more than 70 years ago, he said Wednesday.

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National & World No death sentence for Jodi Arias after jury deadlocks
A judge has declared a mistrial in the Jodi Arias sentencing retrial after jurors deadlocked on whether the convicted murderer should be executed or sent to prison for life for killing her lover in 2008.

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Home Weasel flies on woodpecker Weasel flies on woodpecker (Video)
T's a bird! It's a plane... No wait... It's a weasel... On the back of a bird!? What? The story behind this photo and hashtag-weasel-pecker straight from the photographer. Jeannie Moos has more.
Home Man builds neighborhood luge track Man builds neighborhood luge track (Video)
A Pennsylvania man is celebrating winter and giving back to his community. For the third year in a row, he's turning his backyard into an icy carnival ride. Keleigh Gibbs checked out the fun.
Home Stranger pays for bride's wedding dress Stranger pays for bride's wedding dress (Video)
A Utah bride-to-be is giving thanks to the total stranger who paid for her wedding dress. She learned of the surprise as she went to pay for her dress. Felicia Martinez reports

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Consumer Fish is good for your brain Fish is good for your brain
A growing body of research shows that fish is brain food. So, can fish prevent Alzheimer's disease?
Health UN: Limit use of personal audio players to 1 hour a day UN: Limit use of personal audio players to 1 hour a day
People who use personal audio players should consider limiting their use to one hour a day and turn down the volume to prevent permanent hearing loss, the World Health Organization said Friday.
Consumer Many good reasons to spay or neuter your pets Many good reasons to spay or neuter your pets
February is National Spay & Neuter month, a time to remember that America has a serious pet overpopulation problem. Sterilization is the only safe and effective way to deal with it.

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Health UO begins vaccinating students to halt bacterial infection (Photo Gallery) (Video)
"Although we do not have confirmation that Lauren’s death was a result of meningococcemia, health officials have recommended that we offer vaccinations to students in our community to prevent the further spread of the bacterial infection. We have begun vaccinating students, and are working to coordinate larger vaccination efforts."
Health Vaccine opposition has ebbed and flowed over centuries
They're considered one of mankind's greatest medical achievements, yet people have balked at vaccines almost since the time of the first vaccination - in 1796, when an English country doctor named Edward Jenner inoculated an 8-year-old boy against smallpox.

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Business U.S. factory orders slip for third month in a row
Orders to factories edged down 0.2 percent in January following declines of 3.5 percent in December and 1.7 percent in November, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

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