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February 22 - 26

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Monday, February 26

Chicago's Business Affairs and Consumer Protection department offers tips to spot credit repair fraud scams.

Monitor your credit with free credit reports  provided under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act or (FACT Act).

My Little Pony gives Jennifer Hudson a run for the money with its rendition of "And I Am Telling You."

Russian Men's Figure Skater Evgeni Plushenko shook his money maker before winning silver in Vancouver.

Some pull-ups bars make it look safer just to keep the winter weight.

A daring BBC reporter tries his hand at the Olympic sport of skeleton.

Twitter makes it easier to follow your favorite Olympians.

Two Apple fans tied the knot where they first met.

One baby can't stop laughing at Wii golf.

The James R. Jordan Foundation helps students from underserved communities excel in school.

Tuesday, February 23

Gas prices are steering towards $3 a gallon this summer.

The feds narrow in onToyota.

A music tribute goes out to all former band members who sold candy to raise money.

Christopher Walken impersonations could win you free tickets to see him live.

We wish you a happy bearduary.

Rolling Stone temporarily loses its url.

The King of Pop's biggest hit lives on through two amazing hands.

Olympic gold medalist Evan Lysacek reportedly dating Olympic gold medalist Natasia Liukin is sending mixed messages about his love life.

A website is posting pictures of couples showing their affection.

Soul Train makes its presence known on YouTube.

Wednesday, February 24

The Women's Swedish Curling Team rocks out to show the intensity of the Olympic sport.

U.S. Women's Skater Mirai Nagasu finished her short program with a bloody nose.

N-Files and YouTube Financial Analyst Ron Frye offers tips to navigate the market.

Whitney Houston's voice cracks on stage.

Send in a video resume to get a leg up on the competition. 

Trivial Pursuit declared a winner in the battle of the sexes.

Some Sea World dolphins are blowing bubbles to entertain crowds.

A golden retriever named Xante is starring in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's puppy cam.

A kitty helping its friend relax is becoming an online favorite.

Thursday, February 25

The governor's office launched a website  asking taxpayers to offer suggestions to solve budget crisis.

An Olympic donation hopes to raise money on ebay for the family of the Georgian luger killed while practicing in Vancouver.

The Hawkpanther doles out advice on marriage, morals and tanning.

Some University of Mississippi students pick Admiral Ackbar, the fish-faced Rebel Alliance Leader of "Star Wars" fame, to be the school's new mascot.

The Norwegian Alpine ski team dances to Michael Jackson's "Beat It" in a YouTube video

A young boy imitates Michael Jackson moves on "Dance India Dance."

The "Law & Order" theme song catches dogs' attention.

Watch a horror movie alone to win 500,000 rupees or about $11,000.

A dating website helps singles who love accents find love.

Australia promotes pogo-painting.

Friday, February 26

The mother of Olympic snowboarder Tyler Jewell recorded a YouTube video to psych up her son.

Crazy Cash advisor Ron Fry  advises whether you should invest in our parent company, General Electric.

Menards guy raps about what you need to spruce up your home.

A daredevil skis on a median while his line is hooked up to a car on a highway. 

E-spying is infiltrating relationships in Great Britain.

Some guys catapult a friend using a portable basketball hoop.

A new survey shows Americans are against become Facebook friends with co-workers or bosses.

Bronze medalists are happier than silver medalists.

A tune on YouTube tells you why you want to be Canadien.

First Published: Feb 22, 2010 2:27 AM CDT

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