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30 May 2014

Drug pilot gets physical with tv crew

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(KPRC News) The commercial pilot accused of swallowing 62 bags of cocaine before boarding a flight as a passenger from Colombia to Houston charged a Local NBC News crew on Thursday.The incident was ...

30 May 2014

Dead Utah student denied honorary diploma

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Tooele, Utah --- (KSL News) Graduation day Thursday proved bittersweet for one Utah mom who has been in a fight to get her son awarded with an honorary diploma following the teen's accidental death ...

29 May 2014

Chicago skydeck scare

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Calif. --- (WMAQ News) A family visiting from California got the scare of their life on Wednesday during a visit to Chicago's Willis Tower Skydeck, the 103rd floor tourist attraction atop the city's ...

28 May 2014

Snowden speaks to NBC's Brian Williams

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(NBC News)  Edward Snowden, the man labeled a traitor and fugitive by some and a patriot and hero by others, shares his thoughts for the first time on an American television network tonight in an e ...

28 May 2014

Good samaritans save baby

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Texas --- (KPRC) A Texas mother has been arrested after police say she was involved in a hit-and-run accident, then drove her car into a bayou with her child inside.Galveston police say LaTonya Kirv ...

28 May 2014

Florida beach: going nude?

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Jacksonville Beach, Fla. --- (WTLV News) A petition that recently hit Change.org aims to turn a one mile stretch of Jacksonville Beach into a place free of tan lines.In the online petition aimed at ...

28 May 2014

Renowned Poet and Author Maya Angelou dies at 86

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(NBC News) Maya Angelou, the renowned poet, author and civil rights activist with the unmistakably regal voice, has died. The author of the celebrated autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings ...

28 May 2014

Storm chaser struck by lightning

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Near Fairburn, S. Dak. -- A storm chaser says he was struck by lightning while shooting video out of his car window in South Dakota.  Scott Sheppard was chasing storms in Western South Dakota near ...

27 May 2014

Alaska wildfire grows

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Kasilof, Alaska -- (KTUU) The "Funny River" wildfire burning on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula is growing. Heavy winds reinvigorated the fire Sunday afternoon, fueling the flames and forcing more evacuat ...

27 May 2014

Isla Vista victims mourned

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Calif. --- (NBC News)  Students from University of California campuses from Los Angeles to Santa Cruz and beyond are grieving in solidarity. And now, a week of organized remembrances. The first vig ...