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  • Boy's 911 Call Helps Police Nab Burglars

    A brave 11-year-old boy's phone call from a closet helped police catch three thieves ransacking his family's Miami Beach, Fla. house while he was home alone.

    The boy, whose identity is being concealed, heard a loud crash when his mother went out for a jog. As burglars broke into the home through a glass door and began to rummage through drawers, he immediately retreated to a closet in hopes of hiding safely, bringing a phone with him to dial 9-1-1.

    "I was scared, I was shocked. All that went through my mind was 'Please don't see me. Please let them not see me. Please let the police catch them," the boy told ABC News.

    "I hear them breaking things. I hear things falling on the floor," he said. "They weren't speaking English. They were speaking like Russian or Haitian or maybe Spanish or French or something."

    Minutes later, Miami Beach police arrived on the scene, and successfully apprehended one of the suspects. The other two were caught hours later.

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  • 13 Last-Minute Super Bowl Recipes

    Don't fret, it's OK if you waited until the last minute to host a Super Bowl party. Here are 13 quick recipes with minimal ingredients you can have done in no time.

    Potato Chips and Blue Cheese Dip: To make the dip, mix blue cheese, sour cream, mayo and chopped parsley.

    Taco Bites: Fill tortilla cups with salsa, cheese, beans and top with sour cream.

    Pigs in a Blanket: Wrap mini hotdogs with puff pastry. Bake at 350 degrees until done. Serve with mustard.

    Buffalo Chicken Dip: Mix together shredded chicken, blue cheese, sour cream and hot sauce.

    Salsa Verde: Pulse cilantro, onions, husked tomatillos and garlic in a food processor.

    Bacon Jalapenos Poppers: Stuff jalapeno peppers with a mixture of cream cheese, chili powder, red pepper flakes and cheddar cheese. Wrap with bacon. Bake at 350 degrees until done.

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  • Super Bowl Indulgence? Start Walking

    Your waistline was just shrinking back to normal after the holidays and now along comes the Super Bowl.

    According to the Calorie Control Council and the Snack Food Association, armchair quarterbacks scarf down 30 million pounds of snacks on Super Bowl Sunday including 11.2 million potato chips, 8.2 million pounds of tortilla chips, 4.3 million pounds of pretzels, 3.8 million pounds of popcorn, and 2.5 million pounds of nuts.

    Add in the beer, pizza, hot wings and anything else with calories fans can get their hands on and the average spectator consumes 1,200 calories and 50 grams of fat as part of their pigskin celebration, the Council found.

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    Let's put it in perspective. Say you're a 49ers fan. You decide to inhale a huge plate of chicken wings smothered with cool ranch dressing. That'll set you back somewhere in the neighborhood of 1,500 calories. To burn that off, get ready

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