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Grieving mother's anonymous random act of kindness at Florida Publix goes viral after she buys baby's first birthday cake - CBS News

Grieving mother's anonymous random act of kindness at Florida Publix goes viral after she buys baby's first birthday cake - CBS News | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
The grandmother had lost her grandson and wanted to pay it forward with a good deed in the baby's memory

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Shut the toilet lid before you flush - Reviewed

Shut the toilet lid before you flush - Reviewed | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
Experts say it’s important to close the lid before you flush the toilet
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Group of Birds Employed by French Theme Park to Pick Up Trash

Group of Birds Employed by French Theme Park to Pick Up Trash | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
In exchange for picking up little bits of rubbish, the feathery freelance custodians are well compensated with bird food and treats.
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First day of school: When classes begin in each DC-area school system

First day of school: When classes begin in each DC-area school system | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
When does school start? Here’s a helpful list of the first day of school for each school system in the D.C. region.
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'Brady Bunch' house drama continues as neighbors complain about HGTV renovation

'Brady Bunch' house drama continues as neighbors complain about HGTV renovation | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
HGTV plans to ad 4,000 square feet to the iconic home after outbidding Lance Bass.
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Rival Gangs Celebrate Their Extended Peace By Building Neighborhood Playground

Rival Gangs Celebrate Their Extended Peace By Building Neighborhood Playground | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
The gang members worked alongside each other this month so they could celebrate their cease fire in a productive and compassionate way.
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Do You Listen to Music While Working? Here's What It Does to Your Brain (and It's Pretty Awesome)

Do You Listen to Music While Working? Here's What It Does to Your Brain (and It's Pretty Awesome) | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
Music has enriched people's personal lives since the beginning of time, but scientists today have uncovered how best to make music enrich your professional life, too.
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In 40 Months, He Became First Person to Unicycle Around the World – and He Did It All For Charity

In 40 Months, He Became First Person to Unicycle Around the World – and He Did It All For Charity | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
At just 21 years old, this Englishman has become the first person to travel around the world on a unicycle.
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7-Year-old Boy Starts ‘Underground Railroad’ to Rescue Over 1,000 Dogs From Kill Shelters

7-Year-old Boy Starts ‘Underground Railroad’ to Rescue Over 1,000 Dogs From Kill Shelters | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
Roman now funnels an average of 50 dogs out of kill shelters in Texas every month to loving homes around the United States.
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Netflix is now more popular than traditional TV - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

Netflix is now more popular than traditional TV - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
By Liam Mathews, Ask any millennial and they'll tell you: Netflix is TV now.
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Town's Compassionate Approach Cuts Rates of Overdose by More Than Half – State to Adopt It

Town's Compassionate Approach Cuts Rates of Overdose by More Than Half – State to Adopt It | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
In less than a year since they implemented their “compassion-based” followup initiative, this town is experiencing fewer overdoses than ever.
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How biased is your news source? You probably won’t agree with this chart

How biased is your news source? You probably won’t agree with this chart | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
Are we even aware of our biases anymore? If you look at this chart and are convinced your “extreme” source belongs in the middle, you just might be part of the problem plaguing America today.
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Frightening Number Of Parents Text, Check Social Media While Driving - With Kids In Tow

Frightening Number Of Parents Text, Check Social Media While Driving - With Kids In Tow | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
Distracted driving causes about one in four traffic-related deaths and injuries. A statistic like that should make people, particularly parents, want to put that cell phone away while driving. But do they?
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For Gen Z, the iPhone, Apple, Coke, Nike, Samsung have the most buzz

For Gen Z, the iPhone, Apple, Coke, Nike, Samsung have the most buzz | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
USA TODAY delivers current local and national news, sports, entertainment, finance, technology, and more through award-winning journalism, photos, videos and VR.
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Breakfast fans gain less weight over time: Study - UPI.com

Breakfast fans gain less weight over time: Study - UPI.com | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- Starting each day with breakfast may help you keep the pounds off through the years, a preliminary study finds.
The study, of nearly 350 healthy adults, found that those who usually ate breakfast had smaller waistlines and were less likely to be obese, compared to people who usually skipped breakfast.
And over the next dozen years, they gained only one-third the amount of weight that breakfast skippers did.
The findings don't prove that morning meals, per se, thwart weight gain, the researchers said.
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But they do add to evidence that people who eat breakfast tend to weigh less, said Connie Diekman, a registered dietitian who directs university nutrition at Washington University in St. Louis.
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Bride, groom rescued from floodwaters by New Jersey police

Bride, groom rescued from floodwaters by New Jersey police | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
For one bride in New Jersey, "something blue" became the uniforms of officers who helped her into a Humvee when her wedding party became stranded in flash floods.
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Don't Throw Away Dead Markers. They Can Be Recycled!

Don't Throw Away Dead Markers. They Can Be Recycled! | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
A mother's Instagram post about recycling your children's markers is going viral. You probably didn't know this, but Crayola has a program that keeps dead markers out of landfills.
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Expectation to check work email after hours is hurting our health and relationships

Being expected to check work email during non-work hours is making employees, as well as their significant others, experience higher levels of anxiety, a study shows.
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Walmart cashier steps in to polish disabled woman's nails when salon refuses

Harris created an impromptu nail salon in a restaurant in the Walmart.
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TODAY show anchor Hoda Kotb marks 54th birthday with gratitude

TODAY show anchor Hoda Kotb marks 54th birthday with gratitude | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
Hoda Kotb marks her 54th birthday by posting photos of daughter, Haley, and mom, and expressing gratitude.
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Watch: Cash stolen from woman's wallet returned with apology - UPI.com

Watch: Cash stolen from woman's wallet returned with apology - UPI.com | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
An Arkansas woman's stolen cash was turned over to police with a letter of apology from the thief who took it from her wallet.
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Surge in young people heading to church even if they don't believe in God | Daily

Surge in young people heading to church even if they don't believe in God | Daily | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
Research by a study from ComRes revealed that 30 per cent of 18-34 year olds say they go to church with the majority saying they go once or twice a year.
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A New Game Show Helps Contestants Pay Off Their Student Loans | Mental Floss

A New Game Show Helps Contestants Pay Off Their Student Loans | Mental Floss | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it
Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.
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Quintuplets Graduate From the Same University - With Degrees in 5 Different Subjects

Quintuplets Graduate From the Same University - With Degrees in 5 Different Subjects | Middays with Becky in DC | Scoop.it

These?Texas quintuplets?have graduated from th

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