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Sports Seahawks repeat a scary prospect for NFL
A win Sunday will stamp the Seahawks as one of the best teams of the Super Bowl era. And, given Seattle's makeup and philosophy, the future for the franchise might be brighter than for any other club.

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Offbeat Hatfields, McCoys make moonshine legally in southern W.Va. Hatfields, McCoys make moonshine legally in southern W.Va.
After generations of bootlegging, direct descendants of the Hatfields have teamed up with the McCoy name to produce legal moonshine in southern West Virginia with the state's blessing - the start of a new legacy for the families made famous for their 19th-century feud.

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Sports Rodgers wins 2nd NFL Most Valuable Player award
Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers won his second MVP award Saturday night, and J.J. Watt swept away the voters the way he sweeps quarterbacks off their feet to take top defensive honors.
Sports Column: Brady the greatest ever in SB? Not so fast
His teammates were mostly showered and gone, but Tom Brady was having trouble even bringing himself to move. He sat in front of his locker in Indianapolis, pulling on a pair of boots with a pained look seemingly etched on his face.

Outdoors

Outdoors Photos: Blanket of fog makes for dramatic beauty around Seattle Photos: Blanket of fog makes for dramatic beauty around Seattle (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Seattle has been showing off with its best Blue Friday performance of the season.

Looks like Mother Nature wanted to show off a bit as well.

A thin fog -- only a few hundred feet high, if that, settled in over Downtown Seattle Friday evening, making for some dramatic scenes around the Emerald City.
Outdoors Cruise ship rescues pilot from ocean off Hawaii (Photo Gallery)
Holland America Line's cruise ship ms Veendam answered a request for assistance from the United States Coast Guard to rescue the pilot, who had ditched his single-engine Cirrus SR-22 after he experienced a mechanical issue with the fuel system.

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National & World Horror in Japan as video purports to show hostage beheaded Horror in Japan as video purports to show hostage beheaded
Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto's purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with its non-military support for fighting terrorism.
National & World Obama condemns slaying of Japanese journalist
President Barack Obama is calling the apparent beheading of a Japanese journalist by an Islamic State militant a "heinous murder" and declaring that the United States stands in solidarity with the Japanese people in denouncing a "barbaric act."
National & World Obama budget sets up battle with GOP-controlled Congress
After a year of relative peace in Washington's budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that needles Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the wealthy and businesses to pay for education, public works projects and child care.

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Home Telemarketer may have saved Oregon woman's life Telemarketer may have saved Oregon woman's life (Video)
A telemarketer making a sales call heard a woman hundreds of miles away being attacked. The victim didn't even know her phone had rung. The chilling call was recorded at the Las Vegas call center. And horrified workers there knew they had to help. Vanessa Murphy has the story.
Home Super Bowl ads a golden opportunity for advertisers Super Bowl ads a golden opportunity for advertisers (Video)
It seems like everyone watches the super bowl -- whether they like football or not. The massive number of viewers is a golden opportunity for advertisers, if they can afford to get in on the action. CNN money's Cristina Alesci reports.

Your Life, Your Style

Technology NASA launches Earth-observing satellite NASA launches Earth-observing satellite
A NASA satellite lifted off early Saturday on a three-year mission to track the amount of water locked in soil, which may help residents in low-lying regions brace for floods or farmers prepare for drought conditions.
Technology Just whose Internet is it? New federal rules may answer that Just whose Internet is it? New federal rules may answer that
Whose Internet is it anyway? Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, says he's keeping that question in mind as he pitches the biggest regulatory shake-up to the telecommunications industry since 1996.

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Technology IBM disputes report that big layoffs coming
IBM is pooh-poohing a published report that the giant technology company is planning a big reorganization and massive job cuts affecting more than 100,000 people.

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Business U.S. economy slowed last quarter, but signs are pointing up
The U.S. economy slowed in the final three months of 2014, but a burst in consumer spending and the prospect of continued low energy prices are bolstering confidence that growth will strengthen this year.
Business Stock markets brace for Big Oil profit plunge
Stocks in energy companies have fallen nearly 12 percent in three months, nearly cancelling out moves up for most other industries. The S&P 500 is up less than 1 percent in that time.

Consumer

Consumer Sports fans damage a lot of cellphones
Here's a heads up to all the 12's – be smart with your smartphone during the Super Bowl. In a recent online survey, the folks at SquareTrade, a company that insures these devices, found that one in ten adults has damaged a phone while watching or participating in a sporting event last year.
Consumer Think safety when using extension cords
Extension cords can be a trip hazard. That's why so many people try to cover them up with a throw rug or small piece of carpet.

John Drengenberg, a safety expert at UL, says that's something you should never do.
Consumer Start early to get financial aid for college
If you have a son or daughter headed to college this year, you should be looking for financial aid. Start by filing out the FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid form.
Consumer Rapid Ramen Cooker: Does it work? (Video)
At some point in our lives, just about all of us have encountered a bowl of ramen noodles. For a lot of people, ramen is a staple, because it costs as little as 20 cents per serving and is extremely easy to cook.