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18 August 2014

Mom creates 'Ignore No More' app to get teens to return calls

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(The Today Show) -- Getting the silent treatment from your kids? A new app lets you lock their phone until they respond. The “Ignore No More” app was created by Sharon Standifird, a Houston mom ...

18 August 2014

Ferguson: National Guard moves in

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Ferguson, Mo. -- (NBC News)  Another explosive night of violence and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri has prompted the state's governor to send in the national guard. The arrival of the National Guard ...

16 August 2014

A playground for seniors

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(KPRC)  In LaMarque, Texas playgrounds aren't just for kids anymore. Thursday morning marked the grand opening of the first playground in the state designed specifically for senior citizens.The new ...

16 August 2014

Bodies found in storage unit

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(WJAR)  Three bodies, including that of an infant, were discovered Thursday in the investigation into a closed funeral home in Providence, Rhode Island.The decomposed remains were found at a storag ...

16 August 2014

Canine born with deformity gets new wheels

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(WBIR)  When a Tennessee woman found out a dog could be euthanized because of his deformity, she took him in. Now, the 7-month-old chihuahua is getting his chance to walk straight."Scooter" was bor ...

15 August 2014

Police: Brown was robbery suspect

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Ferguson, Missouri -- (NBC News)  Police released the name of the officer who shot and killed an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Missouri over the weekend. Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed 18-ye ...

15 August 2014

Pole dancing: an Olympic sport?

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Calif. --- (KCRA)  Could pole dancing become an Olympic sport?Dancers and instructors at one California fitness studio don't think the idea is such a stretch. Dancer Mary Potts is reaching new heig ...

15 August 2014

Arizona teacher drunk in class

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Ariz. --- (KPNX)  An Arizona high school teacher was cited Wednesday after she showed up to school intoxicated.Kathleen Jardine, a 57-year-old math teacher, blew a 0.205 on a breathalyzer test afte ...

15 August 2014

Calm in Ferguson

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Ferguson, Mo. --- (NBC News)  For the first time this week Ferguson, Missouri was calm, but not quiet, overnight.Hundreds of protesters still spilled out into the streets Thursday evening as police ...

15 August 2014

Busted for cussin'

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S.C. --- (WAGT) A South Carolina mother who was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly using profanity in a grocery store over the weekend has heard from the woman who made the i ...