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Who's excited? July 3rd marks start of ''Dog days of Summer''

Who's excited? July 3rd marks start of ''Dog days of Summer''
Astro gets excited about a sunny forecast for Seattle! (Photo courtesy: Diane Rich Dog Training LLC)

The term originated in southern Europe, when back in ancient days, observers along the Mediterranean Sea used to follow Sirius, which is the brightest star in the nighttime sky and part of the constellation known as Canis Major, or "The Big Dog," when translated to English.

Study: Women undiagnosed with ADHD as kids seeking help as adults

Study: Women undiagnosed with ADHD as kids seeking help as adults »Play Video

The same pills we think of to help hyper kids focus in school are now becoming a go-to for young women diagnosed with ADHD for the first time as adults.

"In the last 5 years, it's almost doubled," said Dr. Brett Cauthen.

He has seen the trends described in a new report, which says between 2008 and 2012, the use of ADHD meds jumped 85 percent among women 24-to-36-years-old. 

Lawn Care 101: Cut, water, feed

Lawn Care 101: Cut, water, feed »Play Video
"If you're going to cut the grass real short, from a distance you're not going to see as much leaf blade so you're not going to get as much color," said Dave Fuss, a who owns a lawn care company.

Lawn experts tell us there are three easy things you can do to keep your grass looking great:

  • Don't overwater it
  • Don't cut it too short
  • Use the right fertilizer

Sounds simple, right? Well, there's more to it than that.

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Unique cave home up for sale

Unique cave home up for sale »Play Video
An unusual home is being auctioned off in Festus, Missouri. People are lining up to bid on the former roller rink -- turned cave home. Shawndrea Thomas has the story.

Sheriff: Missing Oregon woman's body found in suitcase in Wisconsin

Sheriff: Missing Oregon woman's body found in suitcase in Wisconsin »Play Video
Jenny Gamez

A former Oakridge High School student last seen in Cottage Grove in 2012 is the second woman found dead inside a suitcase in Wisconsin, the Walworth County Sheriff's Office confirmed.

Authorities would not comment on what led them to request dental records from Cottage Grove Police for Jenny Gamez.

Gamez went to high school in Oakridge. She was last seen in Cottage Grove in 2012.

Investigators on Monday said a previously unidentified body found in a suitcase in Wisconsin was Gamez.

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Photos: Car lovers swoon over vintage hot rods in Greenwood

Photos: Car lovers swoon over vintage hot rods in Greenwood
Car enthusiasts packed the streets of Greenwood Saturday for the annual Hot Rod Car Show. People brought out their best cars for the event. The Hot Rod Show has been a Greenwood summer fixture for more than 20 years. SEATTLE, Wash. (KOMO Photos: Stephen Ramaley)

4-D theater opens in U.S.

4-D theater opens in U.S. »Play Video
You've likely heard of 3-D movies, but a movie theater in California offers a new movie going experience called 4-D. Stephanie Elam tells us what to expect.

Worker fired for giving muffin to needy man

Worker fired for giving muffin to needy man »Play Video
A 73-year old veteran says he was fired from a cracker barrel restaurant for giving a needy man a few condiment packets and a corn muffin. He admits it was against the restaurant's rules, but says he thinks it was the right thing to do. Josh Taylor has the story.

Teen wins car, gives it to a friend

Teen wins car, gives it to a friend »Play Video
A Utah teen won a contest - but instead of keeping her prize she gives it to a friend in need. Devon Dolan has this story of her selfless act.