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03 October 2014

NBC cameraman tests positive for Ebola

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(NBC News) A photographer working with NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman in West Africa has tested positive for Ebola. Snyderman says he was immediately quarantined. "He is being kept in the clinic right no ...

02 October 2014

Benched for being a girl

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Indianapolis, Ind. -- (WTHR)  A young Indianapolis, Indiana football player has been benched for nothing more than her gender. It had been a good football season for Cece Lucia. She kicked a game-w ...

02 October 2014

Hawaii: Possible Ebola patient isolated

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Honolulu, Hawaii -- (KHNL)  The Hawaii Department of Health says a patient at a hospital in Honolulu was placed into isolation on Wednesday, and officials have not ruled out the possibility that th ...

02 October 2014

Teachers face sex charges

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Destrehan, L.A. -- (WDSU)  Two Destrehan, Louisiana high school teachers are facing felony charges for their alleged relationship with a 16-year-old student. Officials with the Kenner Police Depart ...

02 October 2014

Starbucks: Pay to pee?

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Phoenix, Az. -- (KPNX)  It's not uncommon for restaurants and gas stations to ask customers to make a purchase before using the bathroom, but Ilana Scheinker, more than eight months pregnant, claim ...

01 October 2014

New study says marijuana may threaten area salmon

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Humboldt County, Calif. --- According to a new study by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the greatest threat to area salmon, may be marijuana. A California Department of Fish and Wild ...

01 October 2014

White mom sues over donor sperm mix-up

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Ohio --- (NBC News) A white Ohio mom is suing a sperm bank for sending her vials from a black donor, saying her biracial 2-year-old will be stigmatized by her family and the "intolerant" town where ...

01 October 2014

80 year old punched at Applebee's for asking man to stop cursing

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Florida -- (NBC Washington) A central Florida man is accused of punching an 80-year-old man who asked him to stop cursing and talking about women's private parts at an Applebee's bar. The Daytona Be ...

01 October 2014

NASA satellite photo shows fall colors

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Take a look at this. NASA tweeted this satellite image showing fall colors creeping south toward the great lakes; the photo was taken on September 26th, just a few days after fall officially showed ...

30 September 2014

Ebola - "We Will Stop It Here"

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Dallas, Texas -- (NBC News)  The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States. The patient began showing symptoms after arriving from Liberia on ...