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The Ultimate Beatles Fan's Dream Vacation

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - There've been a lot of hard day's nights since 73 million Americans tuned in to "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1964 to watch the Beatles forever change rock 'n' roll. If you were one of them -- or maybe just fascinated by why teenage girls spent so many hours debating whether Paul or John was cuter -- get ready for what may be the perfect...

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How to Prep a Fun Treat for Back-to-School Season

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Some parents look forward to the back-to-school rush, handling it like the school-shopping, scheduling pros they are. Even planning school snacks is part of the agenda. When it comes to school snacks, one easy place to start is watermelon. Watermelon is 92 percent water, meaning those dribbling, sweet juices are hydrating as well as...

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How an Outfield-Wall Collision Changed One Baseball Player's Life

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - "The wall won." That's how retired Chicago White Sox minor-leaguer Greg Shepard recalls the life-changing night in 2000 when he violently crashed into the left center field wall while trying to run down a fly ball. Most people would've done exactly what his then-wife implored -- rush to an emergency room -- when he woke up the next...

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Hurting? Here's How to Reduce Your Physical Pain

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Chances are, you're hurting right now. No, we're not talking finances. (That's a whole other story.) We're talking the kind of long-lasting physical pain -- arthritis, backaches, strains and the like -- which the Institute of Medicine says at least 116 million U.S. adults experience at a cost to the nation of upwards of $558 billion...

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Camping Is Fun, Pests Are Not: Keep Safe in the Great Outdoors

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - For camping enthusiasts, the summer months provide endless opportunities to take advantage of the great outdoors. Children and adults alike unplug and unwind to enjoy backpacking, hiking and evenings under the stars. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) reminds those who will spend more time partaking in open-air...

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