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14 August 2014

Tensions rise in Ferguson

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Ferguson, Mo. --- (NBC News)  Violence erupted in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri for a fourth straight night Wednesday when police fired tear gas and smoke bombs at hundreds of demonstrators who ...

14 August 2014

Facebook photos spark outrage

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Columbus, Ohio --- (WCMH) Franklin County authorities are investigating after photos of a 2-month-old Columbus girl with duct-tape across her pacifier sparked outrage on social media.The photos were ...

13 August 2014

300,000 people dropped from health care

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(CNN) -- More than 300,000 people who signed up for Obamacare could lose coverage unless they can prove they are US citizens or legal residents.The issue is not necessarily an immigration status pro ...

13 August 2014

Marijuana revenue not what lawmakers in Colorado expected

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Colo. --- The increase in revenue from Colorado's new marijuana taxes is expected to be half of what the voter guide estimated last year. That's in part because the state may have overestimated how ...

13 August 2014

Report says non-marital births have declined

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Report -- The number of children born to unmarried parents has steadily declined, since peaking in 2008. A Government report reveals there were about 1.6 million births to unmarried women in 2013 or ...

13 August 2014

Caught on cam: hospital flood

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Kearney, Neb. --- (NBC News)  Powerful flood waters ripped through a hospital in Kearney, Nebraska over the weekend.A massive wall of water burst through the cafeteria at Good Samaritan Hospital as ...

13 August 2014

Legendary actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89

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(NBC News)  Hollywood legend Lauren Bacall has died.  She was 89 years old. Bacall delivered one of the most memorable movie lines ever in 1944's "To Have And Have Not":"You know how to whistle, n ...

12 August 2014

Danger at the sink?

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Arizona -- (KPNX) There's a new warning about dangerous toxins hiding in common household products. The report, just released by a team of Arizona State University researchers, found certain anti-ba ...

12 August 2014

Depression: seeking help

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(NBC News)  At the Crisis Link hotline center in northern Virginia calls and texts have increased in the wake of Robin Williams' suicide on Monday. Some will reach out and talk about ending their l ...

12 August 2014

Mom tosses baby

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Spokane, Wash. --- (KHQ)  Witnesses say a woman who threw her son over a fence and down the embankment was reading scripture and said her son was the devil. 25-year-old Destiny L. Ahenakew is charg ...