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  1. Expert Ways to Increase Home ValueRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    With housing prices at recent highs, it's a great time to sell; and still-low interest rates also make it a good time to buy a home. Findings from a new, exclusive survey of more than 300 licensed residential real estate agents by the Consumer Reports National Research Center point to certain factors, such as smart pre-sale fix-ups and negotiable agent fees, that can financially benefit both sellers and buyers.

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  2. Mortgage Rates Make 1st Weekly Gain of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    Fixed mortgage rates this week rose for the first time in 2015, with Freddie Mac's widely watched survey pegging the 30-year conventional rate at 3.66 percent, up from 3.63 percent last week. The average rate for a 15-year fixed home loan was 2.98 percent, up from 2.93 percent.

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  3. CFPB Proposes Changes to Mortgage Rules in Rural AreasRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    ... payments even though balloon payments are otherwise not allowed with Qualified Mortgages. Similarly, under the Bureau's Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act rule, small creditors that operate predominantly in rural or underserved areas can ...

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  4. Giants matriarch Ann Mara dies at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | New York Post

    ... said. "She has been the leader of our family in every way, and we will miss her dearly. " She slipped in front of her home [in Rye, N.Y.] during the ice storm two weeks ago [January 18]. She had been in the hospital since the following day, ...

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  5. Should I Buy a New or Resale Home?Read the original story

    21 min ago | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    Academy Mortgage is back with this week's Mortgage Minute series. Today, Gina Spearman continues to discuss the reasons why buyers prefer to purchase a new home instead of a resale home: the great amenity package a new community has to offer.

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  6. Surprising plant survivors in Three Gorges Dam 'death zone'Read the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | South China Morning Post

    Scientists studying the impact of the Three Gorges Dam found more biodiversity in the flood area than they expected.Photo: Xinhua Five years ago, as a team from the Wuhan Botanical Garden embarked on a study of environmental impacts of the massive Three Gorges Dam, they made a startling discovery - almost 40 species of mostly common trees and plants could survive many metres underwater for more than half a year. The dam, one of the largest in the world, has three main purposes: navigation, power generation and controlling a waterway responsible for some of the most catastrophic floods encountered.

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  7. Help your child fulfill their dreams of off-island educationRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Pacific Daily News

    Question: I have a son who is a junior in high school. He wants to go off island for college and I would love to send him to the college of his choice.

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  8. Crepe Murder 2015 Is Open For Ugly BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Southern Living

    Glorioski! Crepe Murder 2015 has arrived at last to the joy and disgust of millions! The past three contests have witnessed some truly horrific examples of how to ruin beautiful plants, but there are so many more sickening crimes to be reported. And who will be reporting? You.

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  9. Traditional flooring choices for comfortable homesRead the original story

    56 min ago | The Independent & Free Press

    If you are replacing the flooring in your home you want to be certain you are choosing the floor that is best suited to the look as well as the function of your space. Here are some traditional flooring choices for the rooms in your home that will work for both the look and the function for better comfort as well as durability: a Bedroom: The bedroom is often the number one choice for carpeting as people like to have something comfortable underfoot when they wake up in the morning.

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  10. DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

    Rare Opportunity For An Estate Size Lot Located North Of Huntington Dr With Approved Plans For A 7,624 Square Foot Italian Revival Home Designed By Renowned Architect John Barber. Square Footage Includes An 1,875 Square Foot Basement.

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  11. The Accidental ActivistRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Switched

    Romania's revolution in 1989 was not as clear-cut as those in other countries in the region. There was not, for instance, a sharp divide between the Communist political elite and the post-Communist elite.

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  12. Whether used as the foundation or for the entire container,...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Grower Talks

    Kieft Seed's first-year-flowering perennial combinations are some of the best we see on Ball Publishing's trip through the California Spring Trials. Each recipe is trialed in various climates to assure all-season performance.

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  13. 5-year Salt Lake initiative seeks 5,000 units of affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KSL-TV

    ... and take other steps to encourage construction of decent, safe and affordable housing. "Too many people are going home and don't have that security. They're paying too much or they may not have housing at all, so they're living with other people or ...

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  14. Open House: Cart Lane Today 12:30 - 2 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Orange Live

    ... deck, large bath with double sinks and glass shower enclosure. Finished lower level with full CT bath, ideal for mom, home office or teenager heaven. Lower level family room with brick fireplace. End of cul de sac in great neighborhood. Home heated ...

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  15. 'Two Days, One Night' Movie ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    The Dardenne brothers' latest work 'Two Days, One Night' is a straightforward film about a working-class woman on a quest to save her job. What gives this story resonance and universal appeal is that many of us were in similar financial straits just a decade ago.

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  16. Texas farmer succumbs to technology temptation and saves treasured treesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CultureMap

    ... plants with their ideal readings. Zero indicates that the soil is dry, and 10 means it's waterlogged. When I got back home with it, I selected "citrus trees" from the database, plunged the probe into the rootzone of the lemon tree and saw without ...

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  17. Two Norwich men arrested in connection with 'historic' allegations bailed againRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Eastern Daily Press

    The men, both in their 60s and from the Norwich area, were arrested in September last year in connection with allegations thought to date back to the 1970s and 1990s. The arrests were made as part of an operation, called Palomino, which also involved searches of two properties in the Norwich area - one at Costessey and the other believed to be in the Stonehouse Road area of Sprowston.

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  18. Westmere Lavender business a personal purple patchRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Joining the 1400 cows on the Kurow dairy farm on which she lives with partner Luke Campbell and daughters Daisy and Sylvie is her very own farmyard, open to the public, alongside her new small business, Westmere Lavender. It is home to a variety of chooks, miniature and full sized horses, a sheep, kunekune pigs and Highland cattle, with delightful monikers, such as Handbag the steer.

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  19. Gardening for Wildness: Garden WaspsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    " A recent tally of threatened species by the World Conservation Union lists more than a thousand mammals, nearly a quarter of all those we know, and more than a thousand birds. Each year's list is longer.

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  20. 21 insanely lavish hotel suites to stay in before you dieRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... - if you're so inclined, stop by the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and sponsor a baby elephant before returning home. The three-bedroom suite doesn't just have a to-die-for bathroom - it has a to-die-for, Pompeian-styled spa, complete with a ...

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