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28 August 2014

Shocking abuse: chained child

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Mich. --- (WOOD)  An 11-year-old boy who was found wandering down a Michigan road early Tuesday told authorities he was running away from home because he had been physically abused.The 11-year-old ...

27 August 2014

Pawn shop regulations

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Jackson County, Ore. --- In an effort to curb the circulation of stolen goods, Medford Police are calling for stiffer regulations at pawn shops and second-hand stores. Current ordinances require pur ...

27 August 2014

'Cops' crew member shot in Nebraska

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Omaha, Neb. -- In Nebraska a crew member of the television show "Cops" was killed last night when Omaha police opened fire on a robbery suspect. It happened as officers interrupted a robbery at a fa ...

27 August 2014

Tragedy on the gun range

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Dolan Springs, Ariz. --- (NBC News)  An Arizona man is dead following an accidental shooting at a Dolan Springs gun range.Police say  39-year-old Charles Vacca was instructing a 9-year-old girl on ...

26 August 2014

Obama pledges better care for Vets

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(NBC News)  President Obama unveiled a batch of executive orders Tuesday aimed at correcting what he calls "outrageous and inexcusable" behavior at the Veterans Administration.He did so before one ...

26 August 2014

Too many c-sections?

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(KGW)  In the United States one in three pregnancies end in a C-section. Why so many?Some health experts now believe it's because doctors are using an outdated definition of labor and many of those ...

26 August 2014

Kill switch: cell phone security

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Calif. --- (KCRA) California Governor Jerry Brown signed the nation's first-of-its-kind smartphone legislation Monday that will require a "kill switch" on all smartphones sold in his state.The techn ...

26 August 2014

Death by underpants?

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Jessamine County, Ky. --- (WLEX) A bizarre murder investigation is underway inside Kentucky's Jessamine County Detention Center after an inmate reportedly died following an incident involving a pair ...

25 August 2014

Sleepy students: delaying school

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(NBC News) Your teenager wants to sleep later and now his doctor agrees. Middle and high school students shouldn't have to start school until 8:30 in the morning or later, the American Academy of Pe ...

25 August 2014

Kids and chores: a digital solution?

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(NBC News)  It's a chore for the ages, a challenge for all parents: How to motivate your child to help around the house.Like everything else these days, there's now an app for that.ChoreMonster is ...