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Game tips: Find all the basics you need to know about Nintendo Switch

Nintendo's latest home and portable console, the Nintendo Switch, has officially been announced during a special presentation from the company streaming live from Japan. The Nintendo Switch will mark the first home console release since the Wii U and it will feature both portable and console capabilities that mean you can start playing at home and take it on the go with you if you so choose. If you want to preorder the Switch or check which games are coming out for it on launch, you're in the right place.

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Your Place: When a new fence fails to impress

Q: I recently had a new fence installed, and I am pretty unhappy about it. The wood quality is terrible, as if they used seconds. The salesman said this is the way the fence should look. I have only paid half the total cost. Should I ask them to repair/replace anything before I pay the balance?

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Proud of my dad for fighting brain tumor

My dad is my hero. He is 42 years old and is a brain tumor survivor. He was diagnosed in 2009 at age 35 with an oligodendroglioma. Twelve days later he had his first brain surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. Since then my dad has had two more craniotomies and radiation, and he is now on chemotherapy for the third time.

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Female cat owners benefit most from stress-reducing effect of a pet

Does owning a pet help reduce your risk of stroke and other cardiovascular events? A recent study suggests the answer is yes, especially if you're a woman over 50 who owns a cat. Reporter Vivien Williams talks to Mayo Clinic oncologist Dr. Edward Creagan about how pets can improve your health and life.
CREDIT: The Mayo Clinic
Female cat owners benefit most from stress-reducing effect of a pet 1:04

Female cat owners benefit most from stress-reducing effect of a pet

Taxi driver decks out cab with 9,000 Christmas lights 1:15

Taxi driver decks out cab with 9,000 Christmas lights

When pigs (help you) fly! Meet Lilou, the first known airport therapy pig 0:34

When pigs (help you) fly! Meet Lilou, the first known airport therapy pig

 Yummy! See how candy company makes its famous peppermint candy 2:46

Yummy! See how candy company makes its famous peppermint candy