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NWA Farewell: Soap Moments

Nobody has given more memorable moments to this show than the Queen of Soaps. Take a look at Cindi's most notable guests.

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NWA Farewell: Kids Who Stole Our Hearts

Take a look at the children who who stole our hearts and touched our lives.

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NWA Farewell: The Final Goodbye

Northwest Afternoon says goodbye after 24 incredible years.

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NWA Farewell: Inspiring Moments

Many of our guests have faced devastating tragedies and came out the other side to inspire us. Here are a few of our most inspiring guests.

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NWA Farewell: Incredible Outcomes

Take a look at some of the guests whose lives were changed forever because of Northwest Afternoon.

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NWA Farewell: Kent Phillips

In 1996, when Dick Foley retired, Kent Phillips was hired. With him he brought a unique sense of humor  and the willingness to do anything for the show. Watch as we look back at his most embarassing blooper and disco dancing with Richard Simmons.

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NWA Farewell: Natasha Curry

Last year Northwest Afternoon welcomed its third female co-host. This Puyallup native and former Miss Washington brought her own brand of spunk to the show. Watch and we look at some of Natasha Curry's most memorable moments.

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NWA Farewell: Best Wishes

KOMO's traffic reporter Jenni Hogan bares herself on Northwest Afternoon and farewell wishes from our friends in KOMO 4 news.

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Kathi Goertzen Update

For the past decade, KOMO news anchor Kathi Goertzen has been battling a brain tumor. Hear Kathi tell us about the experimental new treatmen she's trying and her co-anchor Dan Lewis reflects on Kathi's influence.

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Jessica Simpson Look-A-Like

Jessica Simpson posed for pictures and made national headlines when she appeared at the Giants, Cowboys game or did she? Find out what happens when we send this local look-a-like out on the streets of Seattle? Will she be "recognized?"

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Weekend 411: August 22 - 24

One of our movie critics loves, "The House Bunny" and the other hates it. Who will you side on today in your Weekend 411?

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KZOK Changes the World

KZOK's Bob Rivers went halfway around the world to meet the Children's lives he's changed. Find out the one moment he'll never forget.

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Rare Breed of Love

"Baby" grew up confined to a small cage enduring horrible conditions at a California puppy mill. Fortunately, 'Baby' was rescued just in time. Why 'Baby' is gaining attention from the likes of Barack Obama and how you could be supportung puppy mills and not even know it.

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Weekend 411: August 15th - 17th

Ben Stiller, Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr. play self absorbed actors in 'Tropic Thunder.' Do our movie guy and gal think it's worth your money? Plus, Sandy D. checks out the weiner dog races at 'Emerald Downs.'

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Travel Mom

Put your family summer vacation back on the map and go on a 'Stay-Cation!' Experience the fun European lifestyle without travelling to Europe or explore the water front blues festival in Portland. Fun family vacations for any budget.

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Dark Summit

Like many adventurist, British climber David Sharp wasn't the first to lose his life on the deadly Mt. Everest. Find out why some speculate his death could have been prevented.

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A Fairytale Proposal

A local guy shocks his sweetie with a jaw-dropping proposal! And wait til' you hear how he pulled it off! See the elaborate plan that made a fairytale proposal into the real thing. Plus, a special surprise that made his fiance' tear up in our studio.

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Weekend 411 - August 8th - 10th

The Weekend 411 movie guy reviews, "The Pineapple Express" and "The Sisterhood of Travelling Pants Part 2."

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Teen Who Sees With Sound: Part I

Find out how clicking his tongue enables Ben to be one of the few people in the world who can "see with sound."

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Teen Who Sees With Sound: Part II

Find out the amazing celebrity that surprised Ben on his birthday.

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Weekend 411: August 1st - 3rd

The results are in! Find out if our movie guy and gal voted Kevin Costner's new flick a box office hit or did they cast their ballots for the 'Return of the Mummy?'

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Seattle's Most Naked Man

What is it about this guy that makes him the most sought after nude model in Seattle? From the wildest things he's done in the name of art, he bares all and teaches Kent how to strike a pose!

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Pacific Northwest Bridal: Dream Wedding Giveaway

Lanae & Blake believe they're finalists in a wedding contest worth over fifty thousand dollars. Fortunatley for them, they're not just finalists, they're the winners! Find out why they were chosen from hundreds to win a dream wedding.

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Pet Detective

A former cop turned 'Pet Detective!' Find out what every pet owner needs to know to find your lost pet.

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Hands-Free Devices

Cell phone crackdown! Have you bought your hands-free devices yet? Find out where you can buy the most innovative headsets to keep you safe on the road and a ticket off your record.

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Weekend 411: July 25th - 27th

In your Weekend 411, Sandy D. takes you on an exclusive tour of the brand new Southcenter mall.

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The New Heart Test: PLAC Test

Find out the simple new test that could have prevented Tim's Russert's tragic death and may prevent yours or someone in your family.

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Summer Sweets

It's getting hot outside, so we're checkin out cool summer desserts with unique twists. Learn our top chef frozen secrets and his ziplock trick that makes the perfect pastries.

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Doorbell Chef Random Style

You never know where we'll show up! It's a random doorbell chef. Watch how we surprised a Queen Anne family with a gourmet seafood salad.

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Weight Loss Without Surgery

Deanna weighed 285 pounds and was ready for surgery, but had a change of heart. Find out her secret to dropping over 100 pounds without an operation.

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The Last Polar Bear

Find out how a local photographer survived and spent nearly eight months in the wilderness just to snap the perfect picture of a polar bear.

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Child Inventor

Keagan was only nine when she dreamed up a tool to help do her math homework. Find out how her invention won her 25 thousand dollars and is now sold at stores across the country.

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Weekend 411: July 18-20

In an all new 'Weekend 411' Christian Bale is back as the man behind the bat. What will our movie duo think of 'The Dark Knight'?

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Mud Up

Move over Sasquatch! And meet the 'Mud Up Monster!' He's not scary, kids love him! And he has an important message for everyone. Find out how getting the 'Mud Monster' back to his home will help save the Puget Sound.

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You Tube Dance Dude

It started as a gag to amuse himself and his friends, but before long a couple million people watched Matt's dance on You-Tube. Learn how this internet sensation turned his hobby into a full-time job.

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Tomboy Ambush Makeover Surprise Part I

This local "Tomboy" never saw it coming. Her husband and sister nominated her for an Ambush Makeover! See what a difference some bangs, a little makeup and a chic outfit make to this former tomboy.

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Tomboy Ambush Makeover Reveal Part II

See our former tomboy turn into a glamorous queen!

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Weekend 411: July 4-6

Our movie guy and gal reviews Will Smith's new action flick, "Hancock" and whatever  your Indepence Day plans, we've got you covered.

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4th of July Parties

Dress up your burgers and dogs with homemade condiments and in the meantime get your kids in on the fun by decorating these mouth watering desserts. Learn creative ideas you can use to spice up your 4th of July.

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Ambush Makeover Surprise Part I

Usually when we surprise our Ambush Makeover victims they're nominated by their loved ones. But, this time we decided to do things a little bit different. See our Ambush Makeover team scour the audience for someone to transform on the spot.

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Ambush Makeover Reveal Part II

See Darlene go from comfy casual to glamorous queen in less than an hour!

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Mom-A-Licious: Summer Grilling Tips

Our favorite mompreneur is back! Mom-a-licious Domenica Catelli shares her top grilling tips for summer barbecuing.

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Off the Deep End

Every kid dreams of defying all odds to become the next Olympic hero, but most of them aren't 45 years old. Find out how Hodding Carter is giving all it takes to being in the next Olympics.

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Steven's Hospital: Prostate Cancer

A group of guys getting together for some bonding time? Not quite, but this does involve a bunch of guys, a big screen TV and some services you'd normally pay for! Find out what these doctors are blushing about.

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Biggest Loser Trainer: Bob Harper

Bob the trainer from 'The Biggest Loser' has inspired countless countestants to drop excess pounds. When he drops by NWA, find out the one thing he says we should give up in our diet.

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Mompreneur: Woobee & Belly Sock

Why celebrity moms are buying this mother of two's breakthrough blankets like crazy. Plus, the invention a local mom created to instantly expand your wardrobe to include all your favorite tops while your pregnant.

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Lily's Return Part I

Her quick wit and outrageous style won over fans and judges alike earning NWA's favorite drag queen, 'Lily Armani' the winning title of our "So You Think You Can Host' contest. Lily reveals what she learned from her experience.

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Lily's Return Part II

Watch as Lily's dream comes true as she guest hosts a segment with our own Natasha Curry.

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Weekend 411: June 20 - 22

We sent our movie team on a secret mission to investigate the chemistry between the ever-eager, Steve Carell and the lovely but lethal Agent 99, Anne Hathaway. Will they uncover a hilarious hit or a ferocious flop that should've stayed on the small screen?

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Dad & Grad Ambush Surprise Part I

John is a father of 4, whose wife wants to give him some well deserved TLC. AJ is graduating and mom wants him to trade in his high school duds to be a college stud. See how we surprised this dad and grad with an Ambush Makeover!

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Dad & Grad Ambush Makeover Reveal Part II

Will the guys love their new looks? Or will they be looking for vengenance? See the reveal of our Dad & Grad Ambush Makeover!

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Kids Texting

It's a foreign language for some of us but for many texting is second nature, especially for kids. Why this teacher says texting is having a negative affect on the way children think and write.

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Weekend 411: June 13 - 15

Our movie guy and gal are getting rough, tough and turning mean green for the 'Incredible Hulk.' But are they turning green with envy for Edward Norton's roll as the iconic superhero? Or did the flick make them sick?

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China Earthquake

These images from the earthquake that killed 60 thousand people and left millions homeless in China are nothing compared to seeing the devastation first hand. An update on the quake from a Seattle woman who just returned from the rubble.

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Slimsuits

Wished you looked better in your bathing suit for summer fun? Now a swimsuit line's promising to make you look 'inches thinner' without dieting or exercise! Find out the results when real women compare these suits to their own from home.

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Olympic Physical Therapy: How to engage your inner core

Find out how to improve your endurance, balance and strength all by engaging your deep inner core.

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Swimsuits

One piece? Two piece? Stripes? Polka Dots? Swimsuit season is here and with so many choices, our expert reveals simple tips that'll make you look ten pounds thinner even before you get in the water.

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Sunglasses for Summer

Now that the sun's out, don't get left in the dark! From the top trends, to choosing the right shape for your face. The latest options for that perfect pair of "eye wear."

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Backyard Bartender

Wow your guests' tastebuds with this velvety, 'Chocolate Kiss' Martini or quench a crowd with refreshinging, 'Watermelon Margaritas!' The Backyard Bartender shows you easy tips that will have you unleashing your inner mixologist.

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Weekend 411: May 30 - June 1

Ladies get your girlfriends, cosmos and heels together for a "Sex & the City Extravaganza." We know our movie gal Jane loved it, but what about our Movie guy? Plus, 'Sandy D' is back and soaking her feet in a drink? Where you can get a 'Sex & the City' pedicure.

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Weird Washington

Did you know we have a haunted ship in Everett? Or a gigantic frying pan in Long Beach? Find out the unusual and bizarre spots of Washington State.

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Puget Sound Cancer Center: Melanoma

How to tell if a mole on your skin is just a mole or is it the beginning of skin cancer?

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Kathi Goertzen: Special Favorite Guest Update

For the past decade Komo News Anchor Kathi Goertzen has been battling a brain tumor, and from the beginning she's shared her story with us. Find out about the experimental new treatment she's trying and co-anchor Dan Lewis reflects on Kathi's influence.

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Graduation Ambush Makeover Reveal: Part II

Our Ambush Team worked their magic! See Maria's grown-up new look.

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Graduation Ambush Makeover Surprise: Part I

One of ten kids, raised by a single mother, Maria is an exceptional senior about to graduate high school. What does every deserving graduating senior need? Ballard High School and NWA throw our caps together for Maria's stunning new look. Read More »

Primetime Proposal Update

It's the unforgettable proposal that recieved national attention. Is the couple still together? Are they married? An update on this 'Primetime Proposal.'

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Red Paper Clip & Juanny Cash Update

Two years ago, Kyle made headlines around the world bartering his way from one red paper clip to a house. Does he still own his home? Did he sell it? And what's his next big project?

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Tiger Cubs & Competitive Eater Update

One year later, see how big these former tiger cubs are now! Plus, this world record eater took Natasha and I to school in a Jalepeno cho down! See how I turn the tables on him.

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An Intimate Interview with the 'Bachelor' - Part II

What can these average Joe's dig up about the Bachelor's fantasy suite? And did the interview inspire the guys to try out for the next season?

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Joe & Graeme Are Back! - Part I

They're the guys who first tested their interviewing skills on Jerry Seinfeld. They did so well, or maybe so badly, that we had to have them back! Watch them get intimate with ABC's "The Bachelor."

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A look back at Senator Barack Obama on NWA

He's the guest with the biggest update of them all. Senator Barack Obama. Who knew he worked at Baskins and Robbins? A look back at a revealing interview with a presidential candidate.

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I Married a Bank Robber: Part II

After everything, the community couldn't believe that Jeanne had no idea about her husband's robberies. In fact, some thought she was an accomplice. Find out how she proved them wrong.

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I Married a Bank Robber: Part I

Jeanne was living the American Dream that is, until the police called. Authorities suspected her trading hubby of doing another 'job.' Could her spouse be a criminal? Hear the story of the Wall Street Trader who lived the secret life of a bank robber.

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Grandma Fights Back

At 66, this grandma spotted a suspected robber on the run. Her choice? Take him down! Find out what she told the suspect to keep him from escaping.

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Ann Rule: Antique Dealer Part II

Find out what really happened to Raoul's wife and daughter.

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Ann Rule: Antique Dealer Part I

He claimed his wife and daughter disappeared, but married someone else three months later and took her money. Ann Rule reveals why in this case there was more than meets the eye.

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Ann Rule: The Truck Driver's Wife

A Seattle woman trapped for dead in a house fire. With no clues of an arson and only one area burned, what or who could've caused this? True crime writer Ann Rule's strangest case ever.

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The Unsolved Mystery of D.B.Cooper

Thirty plus years later, after jumping out of a commercial airplane with a pile of money, D.B. Cooper's dissapearance is still a buzz. Learn the new clue that could prove Cooper is still alive.

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Smiley Face Murderer

A new killer on the loose with a bizarre calling card. Forty male college students already dead, could they have all died by the hands of the 'Smiley Face Murderer?'

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Clerk Fights Back

A local hotel clerk cornered by a knife slashing criminal, using a phone to survive but not the way you think. After being stabbed three times, Tammarie's trick that made this thug finally give up.

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The Grocery Game: Drug Stores

When Teri goes shopping at the drug store, the company ends up owing her money. How the store pays her to buy necessities like shampoo and lipstick.

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99 Cent Gourmet

A gourmet dish that serves 16 people for only $3.99? May sound impossible, but our dollar store chef is back with gourmet recipes that cost pennies to make.

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Shop Cop's Top Secrets to Save

From the top bedding for kids to the carrier with the best frequent flyer miles program, our 'Shop Cop's top secrets to save you money.

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How to Haggle

You may have haggled on vacation in another country, but why can't you do it right here in the Northwest? Learn how to haggle even at stores like 'Best Buy and Macy's.'

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Kitchen Secrets

Twenty bucks for the same pan the professional chefs use! We'll tell you where you can find them. And how a pinch of a certain spice will make your meal taste restaurant quality without the price. Kitchen secrets from the pros.

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Wedding Savings

Wedding savings for any budget including picking the day and time for your wedding that will immediately lower the price on food and drinks.

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Prom Ambush Reveal: Part II

See how we make Dayna's dream come true as we transform her into a Prom Princess! Read More »

Prom Ambush Makeover Surprise: Part I

See how we surprised Dayna for a Prom Ambush Makeover!

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One Bad Decision: Part II

How a nurse's hunch helped Josie become a 'Medica Miracle.'

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One Bad Decision: Part I

It's every parent's worst nightmare. Paramedics calling about a terrible accident. But, how could it be their daughter? Josie, a good girl who made "One Bad Decision" ends up in a coma for 10 days. Doctor's expected the worst, but her parents held onto hope.

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Easy Organizing: Gadgets

Unique ways you can save time and money from the people who started "Easy Organizing."

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Costco vs. Supermarket

Vegetables or peanut butter? Which one should you buy from Costco? Which one from the grocery store? And which items should you avoid buying from the big warehouses? We investigate Costco versus your local Supermarket to find you the best deals.

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Weekend 411: May 2 - 4

He's smart, dressed in steel and larger than life. What will our critics think of Robery Downey Jr. as a super hero?

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Stem-Cell Miracle: Part II

Meet Dallas, and find out the choice his parents made after his birth that saved his life.

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Stem-Cell Miracle: Part I

At 18 months, Dallas couldn't crawl, clap or sit up. He was diagnosed with cerebral palsy a condition with no cure. But now, he's a normal two year-old. How? Find out the decision Dallas's parents made that made him a Medical Miracle.

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Teen Who Sees With Sound: Part II

Find out what celebrity helps Ben celebrates his birthday and what makes Ben truly a Medical Miracle.

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Teen Who Sees With Sound Part I

Ben has been blind since age 3, but you'd never know it by the way he acts. He can do anything a normal sixteen year old can do. Run, bike, rollerblade all without sight. But how? Meet this human medical miracle and learn how he can 'see with sound.'

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401lbs Lighter: Part II

How David lost an astonishing 401 pounds naturally.

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401lbs Lighter: Part I

The pictures are captivating, posted all over the web. An unbelievable weight loss story. David weighed 630lbs afraid to leave his house, wanting to lose weight but not knowing where to turn. Two years later, see what David looks like after losing 401 pounds.

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11 year-old Baller

He isn't your typical 5th grader, especially when he gets a hold of a basketball. Learn the extrodinary trait this Federal Way boy has in common with Lance Armstrong.

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