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22 August 2014

The ISIS threat

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(NBC News)  In a matter of months, the terror group ISIS has risen from an obscure Al Qaeda offshoot to one of the greatest emerging threats against the United States and now Defense Secretary Chuc ...

22 August 2014

Caught on cam: struck by lightning

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Hayden, Idaho --- (KHQ)  An Idaho woman was nearly struck lightning Tuesday as she and her daughter recorded a passing storm.A bolt of lightning appears to strike the ground just beside Stephanie W ...

22 August 2014

Sacramento patient tests negative for Ebola

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Sacramento, Calif. -- California health officials say a patient hospitalized at Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento has tested negative for the Ebola Virus. Dr. Ron Chapman with the California Depart ...

21 August 2014

Missing Ashland woman found safe

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Update (8/26) Ashland, Ore. --- Ashland police say 28 year old Cassandra Barondeau's has been found safe. Police say Barondeau's sister was concerned because she hadn't heard from her in ten days ...

21 August 2014

378 people 'pay it forward' at St. Petersburg Starbucks

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St. Petersburg, Fla. --- (NBC News) A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a St. Petersburg Starbucks.   She ordered an iced coffee around 7 a.m. Thursday and asked to pa ...

21 August 2014

Restriction changes on painkiller, hydrocodone

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The Federal Government is tightening restrictions on the prescription painkiller, hydrocodone.Hydrocodone is the most commonly prescribed painkiller and is found in drugs like Vicodin, it also has t ...

21 August 2014

Creepy, but not illegal

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Mo. --- (WGEM)  Many parents like to show off their children to family and friends by posting photos on social media accounts, but one Missouri mother was shocked when someone stole those precious ...

21 August 2014

Mace and waterboard challenge

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(KARK)  Rhett Batanides has fond memories of a friend he lost too soon to suicide. "A terrible thing, I never saw it coming," he says. So when a friend challenged him to pour a bucket of ice on his ...

21 August 2014

Ebola patients released

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(NBC News)  Nearly three weeks after surprising many by walking into Emory University Hospital sick with Ebola, Dr. Kent Brantly is walking out."Today is a miraculous day," Brantly said.  "I am th ...

21 August 2014

Cops: sex offender sought child

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Vernon Parish, La. --- (KALB)  A Louisiana man is behind bars, accused of attempting to buy a child for sex.66-year-old Ernest Kickel, Jr. is charged with "attempted aggravated rape" and for "traff ...