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Does Binge-Watching Make Us Depressed? Good Question

Recent headlines make it sound like just because we watched a few episodes last night, we're depressed and lonely. OK, more than a few. But the science on binge-watching is just getting started.
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Cooking 101: Stanford Adds Healthy Eating Skills To The Curriculum

With help from celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, Stanford University is launching a cooking program to teach students the basics of choosing groceries, cooking and eating healthy.
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Pre-K Pays Off By Lowering Special Ed Placements

A study, which tracked students enrolled in preschool and Smart Start programs in North Carolina, showed that the programs reduced the likelihood of the students' ending up in special education later.
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FCC Proposal Would Classify Internet As A Public Utility

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler outlined his proposal in an op-ed in Wired. The plan is backed by President Obama but strongly opposed by some cable companies and their lobbying firms.
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From Caddy To Pro: Golfer Charlie Sifford Dies At 92

Charlie Sifford, the first black golfer to hold a PGA Tour card, has died at age 92. Decades after he started in golf as a caddy, he was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame.
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Staples Says It's Buying Office Depot For $6.3 Billion

Combined, the two office supply giants would have annual sales of some $39 billion. But their last attempt at a merger was blocked, back in 1996.
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Sen. Tillis: Employees Shouldn't Be Forced To Wash Their Hands

According to the Republican senator from North Carolina, food businesses shouldn't be required by law to hang a sign on the bathroom door instructing workers to was their hands.
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FCC Chairman Wheeler Backs Regulating Internet As Public Utility

The Federal Communications Commission has received 4 million comments on "net neutrality." On Wednesday, the FCC chief laid out what he calls "the strongest open Internet protections ever proposed."
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Keystone XL Pipeline Benefits U.S. And Canada, Alberta Premier Says

David Greene talks with Alberta Premier Jim Prentice, who is in Washington, D.C., to lobby Congress and the White House to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.
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Obama Reluctant To Raise Federal Gas Tax

Some lawmakers are pushing for a hike in the federal gas tax to help pay for roads and bridges. The White House wants to spend on infrastructure too but not through an increase in the gas tax.

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