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Fitness experts cut to the core, target the center of power

Whether it is running, swimming, weight lifting or aerobics, fitness experts say the center of all exercise routines is the core.

cpr

Need to save a life? There’s an app for that

A new app could help cardiac arrest victims get CPR from a good Samaritan before medical responders arrive.

health

WHO: Ebola an international health emergency

West Africa's Ebola epidemic is an "extraordinary event" and now constitutes an international health risk.

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Staying safe online

With the news that a Russian hacker ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations, it's a good time to review ways to protect yourself online.

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Working moms have new breastfeeding rights under the ACA

Under the Affordable Care Act, employers must provide time and space for new mothers to express milk for their babies.

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‘Selfie,’ ‘Hashtag’ can score points in Scrabble

It's been a decade since the Scrabble dictionary was last updated, but now you can score with 21st century words like "bromance."

veggies

Hybrid ‘kalette’ combines kale, Brussels sprouts

Eating kale or Brussels sprouts might make some people gag, but a British company is hoping a hybrid mix of the two veggies will appeal to U.S. taste buds.

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In San Fran, a million won’t buy you much

In the souped-up world of San Francisco real estate, $1 million will barely cover the cost of an 800-square-foot starter home.

Fly Fido to the moon in space send-off for deceased pets

A Texas company is offering a unique send off for beloved pets by placing their remains in a capsule and blasting them off into space.

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Adults embrace art, science sleepovers

Kids have been sleeping overnight in museums across the country for years and now adults are getting in on the fun.

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Study: Kids like new, healthier school lunches

A recent study suggests that most elementary age students like eating the healthier school lunches required by the USDA.

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Immigration Reform Advocates Rally in Springfield

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Organizers of a Springfield rally Thursday say they will continue their fight

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Rauner Denies Connection to Intimidation by Private Investigators

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Bruce Rauner says he had nothing to do with armed investigators coming up to people who signed nominating petitions for the Libertarian Party.

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Downtown Festivals Could Get a Tune-Up

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DSI: We don't just put on festivals

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Kidzeum Fundraising Efforts “On Track”

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Long-awaited museum could open next year

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Galesburg Teachers End Strike

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Galesburg teachers have ended a two-week strike after their union reached a tentative contract agreement with the board of education.