The Full House cast John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier are featured in Dannon's Superbowl ad. OikosYogurt/Youtube hide caption

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The Salt

Super Bowl Ads Go Healthy: Selling Yogurt With A Steamy Kiss

Advertising during the big game is traditionally the realm of beer, chips and soda. But better-for-you foods will also make a play for viewers' wallets this year. Expect clever ads pitching nuts, yogurt and whole grain cereals.

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The Great Plains Oil Rush

Commuting To Distant Oil Fields: Good Money, At A Price

With thousands of oil-related jobs in western North Dakota, some of the region's new workers are putting down roots. But many more commute from states where jobs are hard to come by — and that can mean being separated from spouses and children for weeks at a time.

Workers inspect an area near storage tanks where a chemical leaked into the Elk River at Freedom Industries storage facility in Charleston, W.Va., on Jan. 13. It is still unclear exactly how much of the chemicals leaked into the area's water supply. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Weeks Later, More Questions Than Answers In W.Va. Chemical Spill

It's still unclear what spilled and how much, but state officials say the water supply is safe to use and drink. Other public health experts are skeptical — including a local doctor who says his water still has a chemical, licorice smell.

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