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A billion dollars next…? No winner in Friday’s Mega Millions drawing

A billion dollars…? No winner in Friday’s Mega Millions drawing. One of the largest jackpots in history will continue to grow as there was no winner in Friday night’s drawing.
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Power outage causes 165 doses of COVID vaccine to be thrown out

High winds lead to a power outage that impacted a shipment of COVID vaccines. A total of 165 doses of the Moderna vaccine had to be thrown out after a refrigerator stopped working at a medical office in Colorado.
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Majority of Americans can’t pay for an emergency expense with savings: Survey

Only 39% of Americans are able to comfortably dip into their savings to pay an emergency $1,000 expense. The rest of us would have to put it on a credit card or borrow the money, according to a recent survey from Bankrate. Read more here.
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Waitress saves 11-year-old boy from abuse by sending a secret message

A waitress in Florida is being hailed a hero after reporting an 11-year-old boy who was refused food by his parents. Flaviane Carvalho communicated with the boy with signs and called the police after he signaled that he was in distress.
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Man leaves $2,021 tip at 6 different restaurants

Workers at six restaurants got a welcome surprise to start the year in the form of generous tips. Envelopes with a total of $2,021 in them were left at tables at half a dozen establishments in Boston this week.
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New tool helps sort fact from fiction online

KMOX Virtual Consumer Editor Megan Lynch spoke with software and security services company Trend Micro. Trend Micro says it’s created a way for families to verify information and sources.
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Bill Gates is now the owner of the most farmland in the U.S.

Bill Gates may not be the richest person in the world, but he holds another title: owner of the most farmland in the United States. Per reports, the Microsoft founder and his wife, Melinda, own over 200,000 acres of farmland. Read on.
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60 dogs rescued from China's meat trade need help finding homes in the U.S.

60 dogs rescued from China’s dog meat trade need your help. China Rescue Dogs, a non-profit organization, needs the public’s help bringing the dogs to the United States and finding them fur-ever homes. Find out how to help.
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Starbucks to launch 3 new bottled frappuccinos inspired by international desserts

Starbucks is traveling the world so you don’t have to! The coffee chain is releasing a brand new line of bottled Frappuccinos inspired by international delights. Read the full story now.
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Police discover lost ostrich and 'escort' him home

The St. Charles County Police Department shared a photo after the successful wrangling of a lost ostrich. Police say ‘Clyde’ was walking by himself through a neighborhood. Read more now.
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