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Too Many Drivers Eat, Text, Watch Videos and More Behind the Wheel — Survey of the Day

Buckle your seat belts, folks.

According to Harris Poll chairman Humphrey Taylor regarding a new survey, “The number of drivers who engage in potentially dangerous, in some cases extremely dangerous, behaviors while driving is terrifyingly high.”

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Postal Service Cuts Means Next-Day Mail May Be a Thing of the Past

Proposed cuts to services from the US Postal Service will save the cash-strapped organization some much-needed funds, but the public may not like the outcome.

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Wondering What Most Use the Internet for? Well, It’s Not That Exciting — Survey of the Day

Why did the average American go online? For no particular reason (Ba-dum-bum).

Although this may not become the newest joke anytime soon, it’s actually a true statement. According to a new report from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, 53 percent of 18- to 29-year-old Americans go online just for fun or to waste time. With 2,260 participating adults, it turns out that 58 percent of all adults go online for the same reason.

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New Wazzu Coach Named

By Wes Glinsmann, Seattle Times

After two years away from football, the pirate captain is back. Former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach was named the new head coach at Washington State on Wednesday.

According to CBS Sports’ Bruce Feldman, who first broke the story, Leach’s contract will be for five years and will make him the third-highest paid coach in the Pac-12 at more than $2 million per year.

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Un-Happy Meal: Sound Off Tri-Cities

To day in San Francisco, the law that bans toy giveaways in kids meals goes into effect. Really? I'm pretty sure if you're taking the kiddies to a fast food joint 3 or 4 times a week and he or she is overweight and un-healthy, the toy ain't the problem.

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7 Cyber Monday Survival Tips Every Web Surfer Should Know

Cyber Monday may not be as infamous as Black Friday, but often times there are better deals to be found. Plus, there's no crowds of shoppers pushing and shoving to get there first. If you'll be doing your shopping online, here are some things to keep in mind to ensure you get the best deals you can — and stay safe doing it.

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Support Small Businesses in Tri-Cities

As you're setting a game plan for your after-Thanksgiving shopping, remember to show "Small Business Saturday" some love.
Small Business Saturday
The brainchild of American Express and promoted via Facebook, the iniative is an effort to remind people to support "mom-and-pop" stores during the holiday shopping surge.

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Obama And Biden Booed At Nascar Race
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Rednecks Boo MRS. Obama

First lady Michelle Obama and the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, were attending the final Nascar race at Homestead Florida Sunday, when the redneck Nascar faithful Booed them. The two ladies were there to thank Nascar for their joining forces initiative, which supports military families.

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It’s Over! Demi Moore Calls It Quits With Ashton Kutcher — His Response?

Looks like Demi Moore has finally had enough of Ashton Kutcher’s antics. The actress told the Associated Press on Thursday that she’s filing for divorce.

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Dogs Welcome Home Soldiers In Heartwarming Montage [VIDEO]

Is there anything more adorable than a dog greeting its owner? How about a dog greeting its owner after they return home from military deployment? We dare you to watch this supercut of lovable pooches welcoming their owners home from military service and not get choked up.

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Soldiers Return To Fort Carson After Seven-Month Deployment In Iraq
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KORD Remembers Veterans Today with Songs

Veterans Day - also known as Remembrance Day and formerly called Armistice Day is a day to commemorate the dedication and sacrifices of members (veterans) of the armed forces, past and present, who have served our country during times of war as well as times of peace since World War I

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When Are People the Happiest? iPhone App Has the Answer

A study involving 45,000 iPhone users who recorded their level of happiness at least five times a day yielded some not entirely surprising results.

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