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Fit 4 Life: Working Out

Posted: 03/19/2014 - WTVY’s Fit 4 Life teams have been focused on exercise classes, nutrition plans and weigh-ins for the past month.

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Regional News: Woman in Trash Compactor; Birds vs. Fishing Gear; Parasitic Worms; Jellyfish Season; Hazing Case

Updated: 03/16/2014 - Oil mars Ala. swamp months after crude train crash... Ala woman in trash compactor... Fishing gear hurting birds at Sunshine Skyway pier... Parasitic worms found in Asian swamp eels in Fla... Hazing charges dropped for one defendant in FAMU Hazing case... Canadian Female Olympian plays in men's pro hockey game in Ga... Church arson suspected in Ga church fire... Commercial jellyfish season opens in Ga...

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Ashford Woman Celebrates 101 Years of Life

Updated: 03/09/2014 - Living to see one-hundred and one years is quite the accomplishment. An Ashford woman is celebrating that milestone today with over four generations of family and friends.

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Six Ways to Lower Your Risk for Colon Cancer

Posted: 03/03/2014 - March is Colon Cancer Awareness month, a perfect time to take steps to help lower your risk of developing colon cancer. About 1 in 20 people in the US will develop colon cancer at some point during their lifetime.

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Long Waits Frustrate Callers to Health Exchanges

Posted: 03/02/2014 - The challenge in some states has been trying to get a call through at all, never mind the multiple transfers once contact has been made... wait times of an hour or more have been commonplace in some states... in California consumers wait 45 minutes to an hour for an employee to answer... the goal was to answer 80 percent of the calls within 30 seconds... Maryland's problems have been particularly embarrassing because officials there were quick to support President Barack Obama's health care overhaul...

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Woman Gives Birth on New York Crosswalk

Updated: 02/26/2014 - Some are calling it the miracle on Third Avenue, after a pregnant woman went into labor and delivered her baby right on the sidewalk Monday (2/24).

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Day in History: Polio Vaccine; Alamo; Guantanamo Bay; Iwo Jima; Eagles, Fleetwood Mac

Posted: 02/23/2014 - Today in History...on this date, Feb 23 - In 1954, the first mass inoculation of schoolchildren against polio using the Salk vaccine began in Pittsburgh as some 5,000 students were vaccinated. In 1836, the siege of the Alamo began in San Antonio, Texas. In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt signed an agreement with Cuba to lease the area around Guantanamo Bay to the United States. In 1945, U.S. Marines on Iwo Jima captured Mount Suribachi. In 1965, Stan Laurel of the Laurel and Hardy comedy team died in Santa Monica, California. He was 74. In 1978, at the 20th annual Grammy Awards, The Eagles won Record of the Year for "Hotel California." "Rumours" by Fleetwood Mac won the Album of the Year award. In 2004, the finale of "Sex and the City" aired.

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Living Waters Counseling: A Place to Cope

Updated: 02/09/2014 - Its counseling that encourages you to express yourself and it’s free. A faith based center in headland is using a vision from God to touch the lives of those in need.

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Health Day for the Community

Updated: 02/08/2014 - A local community center opened its doors today, hosting an event geared to help residents’ live healthy lives.

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Grandview Elementary Jumps Ropes for Hearts

Posted: 02/07/2014 - The go red for women movement raises awareness of heart disease in women and Grandview Elementary School is participating by jumping ropes for hearts.

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Buddy Check 4- February

Posted: 02/05/2014 - February is National Cancer Prevention Month. We're talking to a nutritionist about how we can decrease our cancer risks through healthy eating.

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Supreme Court OKs Medical Marijuana for Ballot

Posted: 01/27/2014 - TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida measure that would allow the use of medical marijuana has cleared its final hurdle and will be on the November ballot.

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World News: Another Cruise Ship Illness Breakout; Cuba vs Terrorists?; World Unrest Updates

Updated: 01/26/2014 - 281 passengers ill aboard Royal Caribbean ship... Cuba bank law targets terror, money laundering... 8 confirmed dead in Quebec fire, 24 missing... Afghan, Pakistan Bombings... China Ethnic Violence... Syria antagonists `haven't achieved much' in talks... Iraq, Egypt, Lebanon Unrest... Ukraine Political Divisions Continue... Philippines, Muslim Rebels Ending Violence?... New Dolphin in Brazil...

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Organizations Support Families That Deal With Cancer

Updated: 01/20/2014 - Leukemia is the leading cause of cancer deaths for children and young adults under the age of 20. But there is hope and support from groups that assist Wiregrass families.

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Buddy Check 4- National Cervical Cancer Screening Month

Posted: 01/10/2014 - Buddy Check 4 is a free cancer awareness program designed to bring you important health information to help you feel your best. January is National Cervical Cancer Screening Month and Dr. Jonathan Scott with Women's Medical Center tells you how to stay up to date on your annual visits to the OBGYN.

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