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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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Threatened alligator snapping turtles rehabilitated in Texas, released into the wild

Two alligator snapping turtles that were rescued in Houston in November, one with stab wounds in his head, have now been released back into the wild. Before they were transported, the North American Freshwater Turtle Research Group collected data about the turtles and implanted tracking devices in them to ensure the turtles can be identified in the future.
Wildlife Center of Texas
Threatened alligator snapping turtles rehabilitated in Texas, released into the wild 2:25

Threatened alligator snapping turtles rehabilitated in Texas, released into the wild

Workout regime brings new life to Kansas City gunshot victim 2:52

Workout regime brings new life to Kansas City gunshot victim

Former President Jimmy Carter helps release rehabbed sea turtle while on vacation with family in Florida 2:22

Former President Jimmy Carter helps release rehabbed sea turtle while on vacation with family in Florida

Amazon deliveries are now faster, and airborne 2:17

Amazon deliveries are now faster, and airborne