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08 September 2014

Rare virus sickens kids

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(NBC News)  More than a thousand kids across the country have been hospitalized with a severe respiratory virus, and now a dozen states are asking the Centers for Disease Control to help investigat ...

08 September 2014

Cannabis oil: unexpected lifesaver?

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Ore. --- (KGW)  Two Oregon parents, once opposed to marijuana use, now credit the oil from the plant for keeping their 4-year-old daughter alive."She is so busy and independent," Bethany Merklin sa ...

08 September 2014

Indiana couple accused of locking woman in cage

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Ind. --- (NBC News) Prosecutors formally charged an Indiana couple on Monday with kidnapping a woman, locking her in a small wooden cage meant for a dog and making her a sex slave for two months. Th ...

08 September 2014

NFL suspends Ray Rice indefinitely after assault caught on video

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(NBC Bay Area) -- The NFL has suspended former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, after newly released surveillance video appeared to show him assaulting his then-fiancee in an elevator at an A ...

08 September 2014

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child

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London, UK -- The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant again! Buckingham Palace announced the pregnancy, Monday morning, saying the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are now expecting their second child. Ca ...

07 September 2014

Tourist captures eruption of volcano on camera

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Mount Tavurvur, Papua New Guinea -- Moments before Mt. Tavurvur blew off it's cap on August 29, 2014, tourist Phil McNamara just happened to be filming the already awe-inspring view. Seconds aft ...

06 September 2014

99-pack of beer debuts in Texas

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(KXAN)  The Austin Beerworks 99-pack of beer is getting attention nationally and internationally. It's popularity also has customers in it's home town of Austin, Texas competing to stake their clai ...

06 September 2014

Saving for retirement should start as early as possible

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(NBC News)  Some startling new studies have found that nearly half of all Americans haven't developed a financial plan for retirement, and up to a third have no retirement savings or pension.Even f ...

06 September 2014

Military grade art: Freedom Flags

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(KETK)  Three months ago, Don Tulman and his wife began turning empty ammo casings into flags, both patriotic and for school spirit.It's an idea Tulman had while out at the shooting range, which, i ...

06 September 2014

Bus driver abandons kids

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(KPRC)  Two 7-year-old girls found themselves lost in a strange neighborhood after they were put on the wrong bus at school.The girls, Kacy and Saira, are in the second grade at Campbell Elementary ...