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16 July 2015

Local farmer in DC ahead of GMO senate debate

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WASHINGTON DC -- Just a little more than a month ago, Jackson County's ban on GMO's or genetically modified organisms went into effect. But now an amendment to a bill in the nation's capital may ...

16 July 2015

Five dead in Chattanooga shooting

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Chattanooge, Tenn. -- (NBC News)  Four marines and a gunman are dead following attacks on two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee. A police officer and two other people were wounded befo ...

15 July 2015

Plane makes emergency landing on New Jersey highway

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New Jersey -- A traffic camera captured the dramatic moment a small plane made an emergency landing on a New Jersey highway over the weekend.   The plane carrying students from the Skydive East C ...

14 July 2015

Facebook adoption plea sparks outrage

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Dubuque, Iowa -- (KWWL)  A Facebook post written over the weekend and posted to a private group is causing quite a stir in Dubuque, Iowa. The message, posted to a group called DBQ Mamas, reads: "I ...

14 July 2015

Boy Scouts consider lifting ban on same-sex adults as leaders

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The Boy Scouts of America is taking the first step toward ending its ban on same-sex adults as leaders.  The group's executive committee adopted a resolution last week that would reverse the policy ...

14 July 2015

WATCH: Baby's adorable reaction to seeing clearly for 1st time

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(NBC Bay Area) Eleven-month--old Piper has captured the Internet's collective heart in a video showing her being able to see clearly for the first time. The Cincinnati girl is "extremely farsighted ...

14 July 2015

Iran deal: "Verification, not trust"

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(NBC News)  After 20 months of tense negotiations, a new agreement curbing Iran's nuclear program has been reached. Iran has agreed to limit uranium production for 10 years and access to nuclear eq ...

13 July 2015

Turning sick kids into superheroes

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(KSDK) 4-year-old Kennedy Meyerhoff is fighting a never ending battle to stay healthy."Kennedy was born with Down Syndrome," explains Dr. Rob Hanson, a Pediatric Oncologist with Mercy Children's Hos ...

13 July 2015

Huge reward offered for ruby slippers

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Grand Rapids, Minn. --- (KBJR)  An anonymous donor is hoping a $1 million dollar reward will help a pair of the world's most famous shoes find their way home.The search for the famous ruby slippers ...

13 July 2015

Millennials aren't buying

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(NBC News)  Realtors, banks and mortgage companies say millennials aren't buying homes."They're just not able to come up with the down payments, or they don't have that capacity to take on more deb ...