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These subscription services won’t save you money

Find out which life essentials are worth getting delivered to your door and which you should grab in stores.

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BACK TO SCHOOL: Breakfasts, lunches your kids will eat

Liven up their lunch boxes with these fun and healthy foods.

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BACK TO SCHOOL: School safety

From boarding the school bus to playground bullies, school can be a challenging place to navigate.

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BACK TO SCHOOL: Top tech for 2015

Check out the latest apps and gadgets that can help get your school year off to a smooth start.

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Van, taxi latest NYC lodging option for bold, cheap visitors

There's no electricity, no running water, no bathroom. But the latest trend in cheap travel does include a "room" with a view.

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Fitness fundamentals still challenge Americans, poll finds

Despite an explosion of fitness advice from TV shows, blogs, books and online experts, a basic knowledge of health and exercise still eludes most Americans, according to a poll.

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Businesses can now send you private Facebook messages

Facebook Inc rolled out features Wednesday that enable businesses to privately communicate with customers through messages as part of the social networking company's push to make its Messenger app a stand-alone platform.

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Restaurants betting on ‘Breakfastarians’ for big bucks

Call it the rise of the "Breakfastarians" - the dining tribe that craves breakfast food morning, noon and night.

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Kellogg axing artificial products in cereals, snacks

The 109-year old company, whose cereals have been a popular breakfast choice for decades, will stop using artificial colors and flavors by the end of 2018.

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Fitness experts warn of the pitfalls of going to exercise extremes

With challenging workouts from ultra-marathons to endurance events on obstacle courses all the rage, fitness experts say more and more weekend warriors are leaping into extreme activities before looking into the perils of overdoing it.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Americans love cold-brew coffee

For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

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Chevrolet the latest car to be ‘hacked’

A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely.

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Former U.S Senator Jim Webb (D- Falls Church) skips the Democrats' summer meeting in Minneapolis.

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Judge Lets Lawsuit Against Plate Readers Stick

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A judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that involves license-plate readers.

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A high school athlete is recuperating from a two-vehicle collision in Spostylvania County.

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Pro Player No Longer Faces Felony Charge

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A professional football player is no longer facing a felony charge in Virginia Beach.