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Financial wellness

(NBC News) While hitting the gym tends to be the most popular New Year's resolution, this year, think about flexing your financial muscles.

Seniors: Coping with the cold

(WICU) The bitter cold weather enveloping much of the nation can be especially tough on the elderly. Darcy Rees is the Director of Client Care at Home Instead Senior Care in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Kitchen of the future?

(WSLS) The kitchen of the future is taking shape at Virginia Tech.

Reunited with the past

(KFOR) A 1917 Kansas yearbook has brought back lost memories for one Oklahoma family. It's a prized possession Leon Whitton didn't even know existed. "We appreciate you so much," Leon Whitton said.

ID's, cars & breast implants?

Texas police say gang of male identity thieves used stolen credit to buy expensive cars and breast implants....for themselves. Robert Arnold reports.

Ice dunes take shape

(WICU) The snow and bitter cold are transforming the Lake Erie shoreline at Presque Isle, Pennsylvania.

Road rage turns deadly

(WLWT) Indiana State Troopers are investigating a fatal crash in Dearborn County that was preceded by what may have been a road rage incident.

Bird's eye view: Pit Bull attack

(KSEE) A Fresno, California man is recovering after being attacked and bitten by a pack of pit bulls...and the attack was caught on video by the Fresno County Sheriff's Office helicopter circling above.

Bridge murder: Mother in mourning

Michelle Kerr discusses the loss of her 5-year-old daughter, thrown to her death from a Florida bridge on Thursday. Mark Douglas reports.

Green Bay vs Cowboys: the Second Ice Bowl

As I am sitting on my couch watching the Green Bay Packers vs the Dallas Cowboys in the comfort of my own home, I can't help but think about how cold the game must be at the playoff's today.

One hour pregnancy

(NECN) A Massachusetts woman got quite a surprise when she went to South Shore Hospital Tuesday suffering from severe cramping and back pain. It turned Katie Kropas was in labor, and she hadn't even known she was pregnant.

FedEx driver swipes puppies

(KPRC) A FedEx driver has been suspended after being accused of taking two puppies from the front of a Houston, Texas family's home.

Frostbite breakthrough

New treatment being used at University of Kansas hospital allows doctors to treat a patient's blood, not just frostbitten extremities. Garrett Haake reports.

CES: The wild & wacky

Smart socks that track your running form and talking yoga mats were among the quirkier gadgets on display at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. Mark Barger reports.

"I knew I wasn't coming out of there"

(KHQ) "I'm not a quitter," says Barry Sadler as he eats oatmeal in a restaurant in downtown Mullan, Idaho. "But I knew there was no way I was coming out of there."