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31 December 2014

New law regarding minors and alcohol to start January 1st

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Ore. --- Starting January 1st, teens caught with alcohol will be protected by a new law, but only for a very specific reason.House bill 40-94 will provide medical amnesty, so to speak, to youth cau ...

30 December 2014

UPS and FedEx's on-time rates increase this holiday season

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After last year's delivery debacle, FedEx and UPS came through this holiday season.According to shipment tracker Shipmatrix both FedEx and UPS delivered more than 99% of Express packages on-time thi ...

30 December 2014

Wedding couple forced to change venue for President Obama's golf game

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Hawaii --- Two army captains who had to move their wedding ceremony so president Obama could play golf at their wedding venue are taking the change in stride.  Natalie Heimel and her husband, Edwar ...

29 December 2014

NYPD Mayor Relations

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(NBC News) Tensions remain high between New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and members of the city's police force. Mayor de Blasio was greeted with a smattering of boos and applause at an NYPD gradu ...

29 December 2014

Research says cell phones don't belong on dinner tables

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Many moms tell kids to keep their elbows off the dinner table and now new research suggests that moms should do the same with their smartphones. Boston University researchers recruited 225 mothers a ...

28 December 2014

Search to continue Monday for missing airliner

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INDONESIA (NBC NEWS) -- Rescuers scouring Indonesian waters for an AirAsia plane that went missing with 162 people aboard have found no sign of the missing jet more than 16 hours after it lost conta ...

27 December 2014

Alzheimer's choir: magic in the music

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(KARE)  For one generation it's "Lion Sleeps Tonight", for another "Call Me Maybe."They're the songs that get stuck in our heads, and not nearly so annoying when placed in the context of a choir ma ...

27 December 2014

Prison's "blue room" earns praise

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(KTVB)  Idaho's Snake River Correctional Institution is getting national attention. With the help of Nalini Nadkarni, a forest ecologist, they developed the Blue Room, being hailed by TIME magazine ...

26 December 2014

Toilet paper turnaround

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Oakley, Utah. -- (KSL)  Of all the gifts people want Santa to bring down the chimney this Christmas, Matthew Deane is hoping for more toilet paper. "Right now, we are up to 690 rolls," Matthew said ...

26 December 2014

Hacked? Xbox Back Online, While PlayStation Network Remains Down

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(NBC News) Microsoft's Xbox Live was "up and running" on Friday while Sony Corp's PlayStation remained offline for a second day after a hacker group claimed responsibility for attacking the two Inte ...