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Gas Saving Tips Cut Driving Costs By One-Third

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How you drive and maintain your vehicle can either save or cost you. By changing your driving habits you can improve fuel economy up to 37 percent right away (depending on how you drive).

Combine several tips and perform routine maintenance and you will save real dollars, not just pennies. Ronnie Kweller from the Alliance to Save Energy says filmmakers and videographers with a yen to put their work on the map, and on the Web, are invited to submit a two-minute video illustrating one or more of the Drive Smarter Challenge campaign's gas- and money-saving tips .

Meymo Lyons reports...

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Shante, He Stays: RuPaul Reflects On Decades Of Drag — And 2 Emmy Nominations

RuPaul is the most recognizable drag queen in America. His hit show, RuPaul's Drag Race is up for two Emmy Awards as it begins filming its ninth season. But drag, he says, will never be mainstream.
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Food World Rallies For Quake-Hit Amatrice, Home Of Famous Pasta Dish

In Italy and the U.S., restaurants are pledging to use sales of Amatrice's signature dish, spaghetti all' amatriciana, to raise funds for the Italian town devastated by Wednesday's earthquake.
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Friday News Roundup - International

Italy searches for survivors after a devastating earthquake. Turkey escalates its role in the fight against ISIS. And Colombia and the FARC rebels sign a peace treaty ending a half-century-long guerrilla war. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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WhatsApp Will Start Sharing Data, Including Phone Numbers, With Facebook

It will also test new ways for businesses to communicate with users on the app. The privacy policy changes mark the long-expected move by Facebook to begin making money from the free app.

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