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Amazon, the online marketing powerhouse best known for its general merchandise, groceries, digital books and streaming media, has now entered a somewhat new market. While Amazon has had an online app store since 2008, with hundreds of thousands of paid and free Android apps, Amazon recently announced a new Android app and a feature on its website offering a wide selection of normally paid apps for free.

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For 2015, the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT adds a new Red Vapor special edition package, along with new horsepower and torque numbers.

With a starting MSRP of $64,895, the Grand Cherokee SRT is powered by a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 with 475 horsepower and 470 foot-pounds of torque that is paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Stylish SRT

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For 2015, Volkswagen brings fresh aesthetics and additional features to its premium SUV, the Touareg.

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Under an asparagus fern’s ‘delicate’ mound of bright green are tiny thorns.

When is a fern not a fern? Well, we all call this plant “asparagus fern,” but no, it’s not actually a fern at all. You can count on this plant with cascading foliage to be super hardy, green and lush even through our summers of relentless heat.

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This has been a tough first year. My life in the great state of Texas reads like a fairy tale and I always planned for and expected the “happily ever after” part. Didn’t work out quite like I planned. My husband of nearly a decade, who was my earnest cowboy hero, died a year ago on Aug. 16 after a terrific and fierce battle with cancer. Throughout the treatments and the after effects, I thought right up until the very end that he would get better.

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