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Take your parents to college

It's time to head off to college, and you're packing up your belongings and getting ready to finally leave the nest. But wait, who's right there next to you packing up their stuff? Surprise! It's Mom and Dad - they're moving with you to college.

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Prom on a budget: Spend less, look best

Ah, prom. It's supposedly the most important - and expensive - night of your high school career. No matter what kind of budget you have, the costs add up quickly. From buying the perfect dress to footing the bill for tickets, prom is no joke.

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Parents @ Play: Strike a pose, and get ready to sweat

We all know how great exercise is for us - it's been shown to have positive effects in almost every area of our life, whether that's reducing disease risks, combatting depression or just improving overall well-being. But exercising together as a family has some additional benefits. Of course, there's the bonding part. But besides that, family exercise provides some built-in motivation and encouragement and can add an element of (hopefully) friendly competition. If you and/or your family are relatively new to exercise, here are a few ways to help you take those first steps towards lifelong fitness. But please, before you start any kind of exercise routine - especially if you haven't worked out in a while - check with your health-care provider to make sure it's appropriate for you and your unique circumstances.

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McDonald's All American Games showcase the best of the best

Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal and LeBron James are among the best players to ever shoot a basketball. But before they were record-setting NBA giants, they were all players in the McDonald's All American Games. The games give us a glimpse into the future of basketball, hosted at the United Center in Chicago, here are five names you should know this year.

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Game review: 'Mario Party 10 Wii U' keeps the party rolling

The "Mario Party" series has been floating around for four console generations, with few of them going to the effort to really shake up the core formula. The point has always been to finish with the most stars and beat your friends at a handful of mini-games. That formula, for better or worse, has not really changed. Many of these elements remain intact in "Mario Party 10," right down to the rotten luck spaces that can turn the game around at the very last second. And while this new Wii U iteration of the series plays it mostly safe, it does take enough advantage of the new console hardware to make this particular game worth a peek.

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