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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?

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(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 Why so many?Some health experts now believe it's because doctors are using an outdated definition of labor and many of those ...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 ...

25 August 2014

Emmy countdown begins

Posted in U.S. & World News, Entertainment

(NBC News)  Television, the medium that made Robin Williams a star, will honor his remarkable career during tonight's Emmy Awards. Williams' longtime friend and fellow comedian Billy Crystal will p ...

23 August 2014

Drought leaves wine and grape industry shriveling

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(KGET)  California's record-setting drought is having a serious impact on that state's wine and grape industry.The lack of rain and water allocations means much of the fruit is dying on the vine.Dr ...