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Health Check February 24th

In Today’s Health Check, it is often called the most important meal of the day but there is a right way and a wrong way to eat breakfast.

Money Talk: Smart cars and smart highways

The next new car you buy may be safer because it's smarter. Smart cars have the potential to save tens of thousands of lives and billions of dollars.

Giant "Olaf" Appears in Wisconsin

     A Wisconsin man wanted to build a snowman that is now warming hearts everywhere. Paul Dahms spent 50 hours making a creative piece of art in his front yard.

Chihuahuas Viewer Pictures

The Chihuahuas baseball season is just around the corner.  In the meantime, we asked you to send in pictures of your favorite moments at the ballpark.  Today's pics include:

Health Check February 23rd

In Today's Health Check Report, the enrollment period to sign up for Obama Care is extended.  

Cooking Heart Healthy: Baked Flautas with Mango Salsa

Every Friday in February, NewsChannel 9 teams up with Sierra Providence Health Network to feature heart healthy dishes. Today's dish, baked flautas with mango salsa, comes courtesy of the American Heart Association.

Health Check February 20th

For your Friday Health Check, no matter how healthy we eat, our diets are getting worse instead of better.  And, why  new proposed federal nutrition guide lines no longer recommend people limit their intake of dietary cholesterol.

This weekend at the theaters

Hollywood's finest films will be honored at the Oscars this weekend which means the studios' other offerings are playing in theaters now. If you like stories about ugly ducklings and magical hot tubs, grab some popcorn!

Animal fun, sports and music! Plan your weekend!

FRIDAY Janis Ian February 20 7:30 p.m. Rio Grande Theatre Las Cruces 211 N. Downtown Mall Tickets $34 - $45 

Healthy Life, Happy Life: A former food addict shares her story

Healthy Life, Happy Life Tip - Common habits that can affect your health include eating in front of the TV or computer, eating when you are stressed, dining out, not being cautious of portion sizes, and rewarding yourself with food.

Millions of illegal immigrants blocked from temporary legal status

NBC News - Around the country today, dreams are being put on hold for millions of children brought to the U.S. illegally.

Saluting a National Guard member

Wednesday's Service Salute was sent in by Laura Pennington. She wanted to honor her daughter, Kayla Ambrose. We're told she is with the National Guard stationed in Nebraska. Kayla is also a junior at Doña Ana College.