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mainstays on your device's home screen:Yahoo! Weather ( iOS , Android ; free)Typically, weather apps are bare bones, but Yahoo! has done a fine job breaking the stereotype with this offering, which is one of the most visually appealing on the market. For starters, Read more »
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Astros activate 2B Altuve from bereavement list (Yahoo! Sports)
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