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‘The Casual Vacancy’

J. K. Rowling steps away from the magic and child-like fantasy of her "Harry Potter" series to offer a sometimes humorous yet often sad adult novel about politics and scandal in a small British town.

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Turkey sub sandwiches

When you go to a fast food deli, there's often so many different choices it can get overwhelming. If you're looking for a healthy turkey sub, try these options.

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VIDEO, testimony: Randall Doane of Deaf Truckers United

As FMCSA reps spoke of future routine nature of a medical qualifications exemption program for deaf drivers, Deaf Truckers United members engaged on current problems.

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Exercise calorie tracker

Fitbit is a wireless device that automatically tracks your calories burned, steps taken, distance traveled and sleep quality.

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Medical exemptions for hearing loss, seizure disorder in the works

Before a group that included several members of the Deaf Truckers United advocacy group, FMCSA's medical chief Elaine Papp detailed agency efforts on new exemption programs.

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Owner-operator Rick Ash’s health reading list

The Trucking Solutions Group of owner-operators, of which Ash is a member, is hosting an open call tomorrow, Oct. 31, at 3 p.m. Find call-in details, along with recommended health reading, in this story.

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Health tip: Adjust your internal clock

For people who work at night, sleeping during the day can be very difficult.

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FMCSA: Expect sleep apnea guidance proposal in near term

At the 2012 Truck Driver Social Media Convention, Elaine Papp, chief of FMCSA's Medical Programs Division, offered insights on the agency's plan to introduce official sleep apnea guidance.

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Perishable goods: Former driver finds himself on highway to hell

A disgraced trucker finds himself making a deal to help him climb back to the top of the trucking world, but it may be a deal he can't keep.

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Halloween candy

Healthy Halloween candy may seem like an oxymoron. Still, you have options. Look for these candies in the store for healthier choices.

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