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A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

Trouble for Amazon Prime’s 2-day shipping?

A new survey shows that packages ordered by Prime members regularly arrived late over the holidays.

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Death of the bake sale: New rules mean healthier fundraisers

Fun runs, auctions and sales of healthier treats are in.

A woman holds up the iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014.

Apple sets stock market record

The company's stock closed above $700 billion for the first time.

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Study fuels fat fight

It's the latest chapter of a long-running debate about whether fat is the true culprit in the global obesity epidemic.

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Your car may not be so ‘smart’

A report says automakers are cramming cars with wireless technology, but they have failed to protect against hackers.

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Powerball jackpot tops $450 million

The jackpot is one of the biggest in the lottery's history.

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Vermont gas station worker bequeaths millions to library, hospital

The 92-year-old had been quietly amassing an $8 million fortune.

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Coming soon to a Google search: tweets

Tweets will be visible in Google search results as soon as they are posted.

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Man’s marathon commute draws national attention

Thousands of strangers have donated money to a factory worker who walks more than 20 miles during his daily commute.

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Leaders back inoculations as safety debate rages

A measles outbreak has rekindled discussion on the right of parents to forgo vaccines.

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The way to your Valentine’s heart may go through Mom

Guys, if you want to get the girl, try bringing flowers — to her mother.

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Cost of having diabetes has doubled in two decades

The average diabetes patient now spends $2,790 more per year than they did in 1987.

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Toddler food often has too much salt, sugar, CDC says

Researchers say it could give kids an early preference for foods that to obesity and high blood pressure.

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Gun Permits

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A bill that would change state law and keep confidential the identities of those who own permits to carry firearms...

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Storm Lake Drug and Car Chase Arrest

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A Storm Lake man is arrested on numerous charges after a high speed chase and crash...

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Storm Lake Traffic Stop

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A Storm Lake woman is arrested after a traffic stop...

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Spencer Hospital Surgical Robot

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The Spencer Hospital is approved for a new surgical device...

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Child Psychiatric Center

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A new facility offering psychiatric care and substance abuse treatment to children and teens in northwest Iowa...