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04 December 2014

Garner decision sparks protests

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New York, N.Y. -- (NBC News)  Protesters streamed into the streets of New York and other cities across the country Wednesday evening following a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer ...

03 December 2014

UPS vs. Pregnant Driver

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Washington D.C., -- (NBCNC)  When former UPS driver Peggy Young was pregnant with her daughter in 2006, UPS refused to give her light duty, even though her doctor advised her not to lift 70 pound p ...

02 December 2014

Danger on the toy aisle?

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(NBC News)  The U.S. Public Interest Research Group, or PIRG, released it's annual "Trouble in Toyland" report on Monday. Most of their highlighted toys include choking hazards and levels of toxins ...

02 December 2014

Atheist billboard raises eyebrows

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Milwaukee, Wis. -- (WTMJ)  Controversy is swirling surrounding a billboard along I-94 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The ad shows a little girl making her Christmas wish list with the tag line; "Skip chu ...

01 December 2014

Hammer slaying shocks community

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St. Louis, Mo. -- (KSDK)  A wife wants justice and a St. Louis, Missouri community wants to feel safe after a brutal murder. 32-year-old Zemir Begic was killed early Sunday morning after police say ...

01 December 2014

Dog takes bullet for family

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Atlanta, Ga. -- (WXIA)  They say all dogs go to heaven. That will be especially true for one German Shepherd in Atlanta, Georgia. Not so sure, though, about the man who killed the dog while firing ...

29 November 2014

Lights out for squirrels

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(WLWT)  The Cincinnati Zoo is dealing with a unique problem regarding their Festival of Lights event.  Zoo officials say squirrels are gnawing on the light display and turning once bright areas of ...

29 November 2014

Special delivery!

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(KECI)  Subzero temperatures, icy roads, and a remote area were the circumstances surrounding a young Philipsburg, Montana couple about to have a baby.Unable to make it to the hospital in Anaconda, ...

29 November 2014

Heartbeat lives on

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(KARE)  Tom Meeks spent three years waiting for a heart transplant. Back in April of 2011, the Vietnam Veteran was diagnosed with a rare heart disease called amyloidosis. Doctors said he wouldn't s ...

29 November 2014

Derailment fills river with corn

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(KNVN)  A Union Pacific train traveling through California's Feather River Canyon derailed Tuesday morning.The train was carrying corn grain. Officials say 11 cars derailed and slid down a large em ...