Made for each other: He gave her a ring, and she gave him a kidney

CORNELIUS, N.C. — Brett Epps, 28, and Alix Cirigliano, 27, had been dating only one month when Epps was rushed to the emergency room in 2014, unknowingly in the midst

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Workplace martyrs: Take your vacation

MINNEAPOLIS — Do you love your job?

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The final proud whistle blows

LOS ANGELES — Lee Wesley Gibson, believed to have been the oldest living Pullman porter, died as he lived — calm, quiet and in control — sitting in a chair

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Cover up: Web cams and mics

WASHINGTON — Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook does it. So does FBI Director James Comey. Should you?

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Play makes better kids

LOS ANGELES — Attention parents: If you’d like to see your kids do better in school, have them close their books, set down their pencils and go outside to

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Out for a cause: Texas high-schoolers stand up for each other

LUCAS, Texas — It started with a tweet: “Gay marriage is flat-out wrong.”

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Easy ways to keep your pet happy and healthy

For many people pets are a part of the family. Owning a pet is a rewarding experience, but also an important responsibility. Fortunately, there are preventative measures that

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Smart, stylish designs for outdoor kitchens

Kitchens are moving outside. And they’re doing it in a big way. According to a recent study from the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), outdoor kitchens are

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Millennials are keeping their parents nest warm

CHICAGO — After graduating from college in 2014, Dean Pearce, 24, weighed why he should or shouldn’t continue to live with his parents. His conclusion: “The

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Making it work: Volunteers are the key to a successful Lake Martha Days in Osseo

OSSEO —  Officials for the annual Lake Martha Days celebration in Osseo traditionally have little trouble filling the hundreds of volunteer positions needed to

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Area Festivals, County Fairs, Dairy Breakfasts in 2016

Following is a list of community festivals scheduled this spring, summer and early fall in west-central Wisconsin. Telephone numbers and websites, if available, are listed.

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Keeping your cool

Athletic styling continues to increase its influence on casual clothing – often referred to as “athleisure” apparel – with innovative fabric

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Becoming Liam: The journey of a transgender man

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Liam Johns wears a scraggly beard and a mustache, a jeans vest and boots, and big black tattoos on his arms. He’s not burly or tall, but he

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These health workers know their community

BALTIMORE — Donnie Missouri, 58, doesn’t have medical training. He started his health career in the linens department in Johns Hopkins Hospital. Now, he works on

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