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13 December 2014

"Elf on the Shelf" deputized

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(KRBC)  The newest member to Texas' Taylor County Sheriff's Department may not look like your average deputy. That's because he's an elf."He arrived here just last week, from the North Pole," says ...

13 December 2014

Driver pulled from sinking truck

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(WFLA)  Two good Samaritans came to the rescue at Madeira Beach, Florida Thursday as a city worker's truck was sinking into the Gulf.Deputies say 51-year-old Lawrence White was picking up garbage i ...

13 December 2014

A dying girl's final wish

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(KTIV)  A family is Hawarden, Iowa has one last wish for their sick daughter. They're hoping to make the holidays a bit brighter for 4-year-old Alexis.Everyone loves receiving Christmas cards.The V ...

13 December 2014

Guilty verdict in "Satanic" murder

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(KPRC)  The Houston, Texas man accused of killing a 15-year-old girl in a brutal satanic ritual will spend the rest of his life in prison.Closing arguments wrapped up Thursday in the case against J ...

12 December 2014

Mudslides force evacuations

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San Francisco, Calif. --- (NBC News) The massive storm the pummeled the Pacific Northwest and San Francisco Bay area Thursday is now taking aim at Southern California, where heavy rain is causing fl ...

12 December 2014

103 and still bell ringing!

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Horse Heads, N.Y. -- (WETM)  "I'm the happiest person in the world today, to think I'm 103 years old and feel as good as I do," says Pearl Sutphen. When she was born: William Taft was President, th ...

12 December 2014

Mini Van Mom: Not Guilty

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Fla. --- (WESH)  A Florida judge has found a mother who drove her van in the ocean in Daytona Beach with her three young children inside not guilty by reason of insanity. Three counts of attempted ...

11 December 2014

Postal carrier rescues pups

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Greenfield, Ind. --- (WTHR)  Working as a mail carrier for six years, Melinda Thompson's never met a dog she didn't like."I've only been bitten by one and she was about a three pound Yorkie and she ...

11 December 2014

Raw milk consumption increases, more people sick

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Raw milk consumption appears to be on the rise as are the number of people getting sick from it.According to the CDC, the average number of outbreaks caused by contaminated- unpasteurized milk quadr ...

10 December 2014

NFL announces new personal conduct policy

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Today the NFL announced a new personal conduct policy during owners meetings in Irving, Texas.This after a string of domestic violence cases this season and months of criticism about a lack of commi ...