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Florida mom sentenced for claiming son had cancer, falsely raising funds

Ginny Marie Irovando lied to her son, his school and the community that her son was terminally ill when he had never been diagnosed with brain cancer, officials say.

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Report: Driver annoyed with fallen Illinois deputy’s procession sped around it

According to a report filed at the Peoria Police Department, an officer noticed the car, a 2009 silver Corolla, driving erratically behind the Wednesday afternoon procession that had dozens of police cars, fire trucks and other rescue vehicles.

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Henry Ian Cusick Lands MacGyver Lead Role”Is He Out of The 100 for Good?

If you were holding out one last hope that Henry Ian Cusick would return as Kane on The 100, we have bad news for you. […]

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5 Things We Need From Stranger Things 3

We’ve been championing the youngesters of Hawkins, Indiana, in their quest against the monsters of the Upside Down for three years now, and the next season of Stranger Things is sure to pit Eleven ( […]

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Dan Levy’s Goodbye Post to Schitt’s Creek Is Too Pure for This World

Schitt’s Creek, the delightful comedy that perfectly captures the “unexpected joy of being seen,” will come to an end after six seasons next year. With the Roses’ story winding down, the […]

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Refresh your summer with delicious, healthy mocktails

(BPT) – There’s nothing better on a hot summer day than kicking back and relaxing with a cold, tasty and refreshing beverage — and there are so many great options to choose from. But why not add a little excitement to your summer by choosing something to drink that’s fun …

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INTERACTIVE MAP: Find a Fourth of July celebration near you

Here is a map of Fourth of July activities from the North Shore to the Cape,

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Your Guide to The Rook’s Complex Terminology

Starz’s supernatural spy series The Rook is complex. It’s based on a twisty novel by Daniel O’Malley, and it draws from the fantasy and […]

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Hill House’s Victoria Pedretti Returns for The Haunting of Bly Manor

Nell Crain is coming home — again.Victoria Pedretti, who played Nell in Netflix’s horror hit […]

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What to Buy (and Skip) in July

If you’re looking for a large helping of summertime savings, July comes just in time. This month will serve up plenty of promotions, including Fourth of July deals, Black Friday

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MOVIE REVIEW: More yawns than swings in ‘The Spy Behind Home Plate’

It’s impossible to top Ted Williams in the rarefied air of Boston Red Sox players moonlighting as war heroes. Heck, he even has his own tunnel! But close behind is Moe Berg, the former Sox catcher who hung up his cleats and went to bat as one of the founding …

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Mindfulness and its proven impact on loneliness: What you should know

(BPT) – Maybe you know someone who stands by taking five minutes each morning to meditate or finds time after lunch to quiet his or her mind and focus on breathing. Whatever the method may be, incorporating “mindfulness” practices into your life can have a wide range of positive health …

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How to keep your home cool and improve indoor air quality

(BPT) – Summer heat may be good if you’re at the beach or pool, but when you’re at home, it often means fighting scorching temperatures with costly air conditioning. Not only can this feel like an endless battle during the dog days of summer, but leaving the trapped hot air …

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Tips ” and Warnings ” for Growing Your Own Cannabis Biz

Marijuana is having a moment. Experts recently dubbed cannabis the fastest-growing industry in the U.S. Legal weed generated $10.4 billion in the United States in 2018, and the number of

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Make Your Own Beautiful, Durable Concrete Countertops

(BPT) – Concrete is the ideal material for kitchen and bathroom countertops. As beautiful and striking as marble, quartz and granite, concrete countertops are a fraction of the cost and easier to maintain. Concrete is also a much more attractive and durable alternative to laminate, composites and other lower-end countertop …

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WHAT’S UP DOC? Ovarian cancer often has few early symptoms

Q: My aunt was just diagnosed with ovarian clear cell cancer. Please tell me about this disease.A: Epithelial cell — skin cells as well as cells that line blood vessels and other body organs — cancers arising from the ovaries, fallopian tubes and the peritoneum — the lining of the …

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OVER THE COUNTER: Seven steps to safe summer travel

Summer vacations are upon us. In New England, where the cold and dreary weather can last much of the year, this is a welcome break. But summer travel – even for local trips – can come with risks that foil the fun in the sun. That’s why it’s important to …

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