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Game tips: Find all the basics you need to know about Nintendo Switch

Nintendo's latest home and portable console, the Nintendo Switch, has officially been announced during a special presentation from the company streaming live from Japan. The Nintendo Switch will mark the first home console release since the Wii U and it will feature both portable and console capabilities that mean you can start playing at home and take it on the go with you if you so choose. If you want to preorder the Switch or check which games are coming out for it on launch, you're in the right place.

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Proud of my dad for fighting brain tumor

My dad is my hero. He is 42 years old and is a brain tumor survivor. He was diagnosed in 2009 at age 35 with an oligodendroglioma. Twelve days later he had his first brain surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. Since then my dad has had two more craniotomies and radiation, and he is now on chemotherapy for the third time.

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Living with Children: Vaping and peer pressure

Q: I found a vaping pen hidden in my 13-year-old son's room and am at a loss as to how to deal with it. He is very susceptible to peer pressure and wants very badly to fit in with the "cool" kids. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Ex-etiquette: Bonus-mom harboring anger, resentment

Q: My husband and I have 7, "yours, mine, and ours" children. My husband also has a terrible ex that doesn't understand boundaries and has caused many issues by using his children to try to divide us. It didn't work. Their children are now 12, 17, and 19.

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Isn't she lovely? Meet the Sacramento region's first baby of 2017

Elizabeth Vyskribova was born 26 minutes after midnight to new parents Anzhela Vyskribova and Kirill Vyskribov at Kaiser Permanente Roseville on Sunday, January 1, 2017.
Jose Luis Villegas The Sacramento Bee
Isn't she lovely? Meet the Sacramento region's first baby of 2017 1:03

Isn't she lovely? Meet the Sacramento region's first baby of 2017

Davis mom pole danced for strength, flexibility until she was 8 months pregnant 1:51

Davis mom pole danced for strength, flexibility until she was 8 months pregnant

Sacramento's problem of unfinished parks and how to fix them 1:10

Sacramento's problem of unfinished parks and how to fix them

Missing Yuba City mother arrives at command post to waiting family 1:21

Missing Yuba City mother arrives at command post to waiting family