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22 April 2015

Earth Day!

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Today marks the 45th annual Earth Day. The event is celebrated by more than a billion people in 192 countries around the world. Earth Day got its start in the U.S. to increase public awareness of en ...

22 April 2015

UPDATE: Popeyes offers to rehire manager fired after robbery

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(Updated 4/23 10:59am) Channelview, Texas — (KGW) The pregnant Popeyes manager who was fired less than 36 hours after a robbery has been offered her job back. Marissa Holcomb, a mother of three wi ...

21 April 2015

Allegiant pilots call into question airline's safety practices

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in U.S. & World News, Local

Medford, Ore. -- There are scary allegations coming out from pilots who fly for Allegiant, an airline that offers low-cost fares and frequently flies in and out of the Rogue Valley. Amid contract ne ...

21 April 2015

Baby delivered after fatal accident

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Houston, Texas --- (KPRC)  Police in Houston, Texas say a pregnant woman was run over and killed unintentionally by her husband Monday.Doctors were able to successfully deliver her baby.The baby is ...

21 April 2015

Blue Bell Creameries recall all products nationwide

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Blue Bell Creameries announces it is recalling all of its products from retail outlets nationwide.This comes amid heightened concerns about possible listeria contamination.        Blue Bell b ...

21 April 2015

"Welcome to Las Vegas" sign creater dies

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Las Vegas, Nev. --- You may not recognize her name, but you're sure to remember her work.  The woman behind the iconic "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign, Betty Willis, died Sunday, April 19th at age 91.W ...

21 April 2015

Knife-wielding man clings to SUV

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Penn. --- (WPXI)  A Pennsylvania driver is facing charges after driving through seven communities with an angry man clinging to the hood of his SUV.Pennsylvania State Police issued a press release ...

21 April 2015

6 Baltimore police officers suspended, investigation continues

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Baltimore, Md. --- Two days after man dies of a severe spinal cord injury, authorities scramble to figure out what happened to him.The mysterious circumstances around Freddie Gray's arrest more than ...

20 April 2015

Willie Nelson's latest gig: Selling pot

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(CNN Money) Willie Nelson has been singing the virtues of smoking pot for decades. Now, the country music icon has his own personal brand of marijuana that will be grown and sold wherever it's lega ...

20 April 2015

Kraft to nix fake colors in Mac & Cheese

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(KGW) Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, a squishy staple of kids nationwide, may at least seem to glow a bit less beginning early next year. Kraft Foods Group announced Monday that Original Kraft Macaron ...