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19 June 2014

Toddler dies in hot car

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Cobb County, Ga. --- (WXIA News) A Georgia child has died after being left in a hot car.According to Cobb County Police Sgt. Dana Pierce the boy's father was supposed to bring the 22-month-old to da ...

18 June 2014

A California mayor resigns after tossing dog poop into yard

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A Southern California mayor who gained notoriety for tossing a bag of poop into a neighbor's yard has resigned.  The incident was caught on security camera back in early June. It shows San Marino m ...

18 June 2014

Baby burned at daycare

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Ga. --- (WXIA)  Multiple state agencies are joining forces with Georgia's Hall County Sheriff's deputies to determine when an 18-month-old child was burned and how.Megan Seabolt, the boys mother, s ...

18 June 2014

Patent office sacks 'Redskins' trademark protection

Posted in U.S. & World News, Sports

Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office denied the renewal of the Washington Redskins' trademarks ruling that the professional football team's name is "disparaging of Native Americans." The team ...

18 June 2014

Ashland park named top U.S. attraction

Posted in U.S. & World News, Local

TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel website, has announced Lithia Park is the 20th Top Park in the United States.  The honor is part of their Travelers' Choice Awards highlighting the top parks ...

18 June 2014

Morgue mistakenly sends woman's body to medical school

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(NBC Bay Area) New York -- The family of woman who died last month filed a $20 million suit against New York City after a Bronx morgue allegedly mistakenly sent her remains to a medical school as an ...

17 June 2014

Deadly storms hammer Midwest

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(NBC News)  At least two people are dead and more than a dozen injured after a storm packing twin tornados tore through the small town of Pilger, Nebraska Monday. An estimated 75-percent of the sma ...

17 June 2014

FDA: Cut the salt

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News)  The Food and Drug Administration is preparing new voluntary guidelines to reduce the salt in restaurant meals and processed foods. The recommendations are part of a federal effort to pr ...

17 June 2014

DMV: take off the make-up!

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S.C. --- (WYFF)  A South Carolina teen wants to retake his driver's license picture after he says the employees at the Anderson Department of Motor Vehicle made him take off his make-up for the pic ...

17 June 2014

Starbucks free tuition could boost more than baristas

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(NBC News) With its offer of free or sharply reduced tuition to some 135,000 U.S. employees, Starbucks is brewing up a plan that higher education advocates call a potential game-changer for low-inco ...