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28 July 2014

Overhauling veteran care

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(NBC News)  Congresssional leaders have announced a compromise bill designed to improve care at veterans hospitals.The plan should mean shorter waits for care, especially for younger veterans just ...

28 July 2014

Missionary contracts ebola

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Charlotte, N.C. --- (WCNC)  A Charlotte, North Carolina woman who contracted the deadly ebola virus in Liberia had served as a missionary overseas with her husband for more than a dozen years, acco ...

28 July 2014

Pregnant Florida woman killed while admiring gun collection

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Hernando County, Fla. --- (NBC News) A five-month pregnant woman died after she was shot in the head while admiring a friend's gun collection, Hernando County authorities said Sunday. The Citrus Cou ...

28 July 2014

2 Florida girls arrested for torturing rare tortoise

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Orange Park, Fla. --- (NBC News) Two teen girls accused of lighting a threatened gopher tortoise on fire and stomping it to death in a videotaped incident have been arrested, authorities said Friday ...

28 July 2014

Couple locked son in trunk to cure fear of dark: police

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Pittsburgh, Pa. --- (NBC News) A Pennsylvania couple charged with locking their 5-year-old son in the trunk of their moving car -- to cure his fear of darkness -- will spend two years on probation i ...

26 July 2014

Air conditioning refrigerant being phased out for more enviromentally friendly product

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(NBC News) R-22 Freon is being phased out and replaced by a new more environmentally friendly refrigerant called R-410A.  Angie's List founder Angie Hicks completed some research on Air Conditioner ...

26 July 2014

Fallen Marine's flag finally reaches home

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(KPRC)  Tucked away in the corner at a flea market in Hemphill, Texas, about a 170 miles away from Houston, Lanie and Walter Brown found a flag with writing on it.There are about two dozen messages ...

25 July 2014

"Pure hell" - penis amputated

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Birmington, Ala. --- (WVTM)  A man has filed a lawsuit against Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham and a number of other defendants claiming his penis was amputated without his permissio ...

25 July 2014

Dogs kill jogger

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Metamora, Mich. --- (WDIV)  A 46-year-old man has died after being attacked by dogs while he was on a run Wednesday evening in Metamora, Michigan.Police said Craig Sytsma, of Livonia, was running w ...

25 July 2014

'Forgotten' foster child left in hot car dies in Wichita

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Wichita, Kansas --- A 10-month-old foster child died in Wichita, Kansas, after being left inside a hot car for two hours on a 90-degree day, police said Friday. Detectives questioned the foster pare ...