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Missing Man With Dementia Miraculously Turns Up During News Report

Who says there's nothing good to watch on TV?

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Ricin Found In U.S. Senate
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Man Arrested for Sending Ricin-Laced Letters to President, Senator

Federal authorities have arrested Paul Kevin Curtis, 45, for allegedly sending letters containing the deadly poison ricin to President Obama and Senator Roger Wicker (R.-Miss.) earlier this week.

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Good News; Maybe the South Isn’t the Fattest After All

If a survey-taker called and said she was doing research on obesity in the US and asked how much you weigh, would you tell the truth?

The South always gets a bad rap for having the biggest obesity problems, but now there's new evidence that shows perhaps we're just more honest!  Some of the worst obesity problems in the US are said to be in southern states like Mississippi and Alabama, and Texas doesn't fare a whole lot better.  But maybe that's just because those in northern states aren't quite as forthcoming with the details about their body weight.

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You May Be Surprised to Learn Just How Many Americans Shop to Boost Their Mood

You would think that with a sluggish economy, saving money would make Americans happy, but it’s actually spending that can put a smile on their faces.

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City of Lufkin Bans Smoking

This is a follow-up to a story I wrote on April 2.  Hang on a sec - let me put out my cigarette.

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Water Kicks Soda to the Curb to Become the Most Popular Drink in America

If you’re in the water business, it’s time to break out the champagne and celebrate.

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Texas Ranks in the Middle in ‘Well-Being’ Study

These people have Hawaii written all over them.

It could be better, it could be worse for Texas.

When it comes to overall well-being, we're right in the middle of the pack at 27th of the 50 states, and for the 4th year in a row, Hawaii ranks number 1.  Things could go totally wrong there and it would still be a good day.  Because you're in Hawaii.

What about the worst state?  Which state's sense of well-being is generally in the tank?

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Texas Among the Saddest States

Feeling blue today?  Blame it on Texas.

That's what a new study says, that looked over Twitter posts from us Texans, and others across the US. The study combed for negative and positive words, and added them all up to see which stat

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