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24 October 2014

Ebola hits NYC

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(NBC News) A New York City doctor is in isolation after testing positive for Ebola. Dr. Craig Sspencer recently returned to the United States after working in West Africa with Ebola patients there. ...

23 October 2014

Landlords raise pet charges

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Renters, you may soon pay more to live with your four- legged friends.More and more landlords are now charging renters a pet security deposit and monthly pet rent. Pet deposits can run into the hund ...

23 October 2014

Teen charged in murder plot

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Plymouth Township, Mich. -- (WDIV)  A 15-year-old Michigan girl was arraigned Thursday as an adult on charges she stabbed her 12-year-old brother and conspired to kill other family members so she c ...

23 October 2014

Fort Lauderdale latest city to restrict feeding homeless

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Fort Lauderdale, Fla. --- (NBC News) Fort Lauderdale, Florida, approved restrictions overnight on churches and other charitable organizations that feed the homeless, becoming the latest city to impo ...

23 October 2014

Florida woman sets roommate on fire

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Fla. --- (WFLA)  A Florida woman is in jail after allegedly setting her roommate on fire.Police say Melissa Sellars, 33, doused Carlos Ortiz Jr., 42, with nail polish remover in his Clearwater apar ...

22 October 2014

Study says social media is where most online abuse occurs

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New research gives a detailed look at abusive behavior on the web. 73% of adult internet users have witnessed someone being harassed online and 40% have personally experienced it. That's according t ...

22 October 2014

'Goodfellas' actor claims 'Simpsons' stole his likeness in lawsuit

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(NBC News) 23 years after "The Simpsons" introduced the Springfield Mafia, actor Frank Sivero has filed a $250 million lawsuit against Fox Television Studios for basing one of the three animated "wi ...

22 October 2014

Canada shooting: ISIS link?

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Ottawa, Canada --- (NBC News)  Ottawa remains on alert following a deadly and chaotic morning in and around Canada's Parliament building.The attack began with the killing of a Canadian soldier at t ...

22 October 2014

Teal Pumpkins: Safer Treats

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(NBC News)  There's a push this year to add a different kind of Halloween decoration to the front of your house: A teal pumpkin. The Food Allergy Research and Education Group started the "Teal Pump ...

21 October 2014

Arias sentencing: life in prison or death?

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Az. -- A former Medford and Yreka resident begins a sentencing re-trial in Arizona.Jurors will decide if Jodi Arias should be put to death for murdering her ex-boyfriend.  Last year, a jury found h ...