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24 July 2014

Arizona botches execution

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Ariz. --- (NBC News)  Witnesses say condemned inmate Joseph Rudolf Wood gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday night in Arizona.He was finally pronounced dead almost ...

22 July 2014

To spank or not to spank? TODAY anchors discuss disciplining kids

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(TODAY) A recent New York court ruling that called spanking a “reasonable use of force” has stirred debate among parents over the still widely used form of household discipline.It also brought f ...

22 July 2014

Brotherly love: inspiring bond

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(KTVB)  6-year-old Lucas Aldrich has a rare neurological condition called lissencephaly. It means he'll never walk, talk, or eat on his own.But, Lucas' loving parents are dedicated to making sure h ...

22 July 2014

Tsarnaev friend found guilty

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Boston, Mass. --- (WHDH)  A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of impeding the investigation into the bombing Monday.Azamat Tazhayakov was charged ...

22 July 2014

"My immediate feeling was to kill him"

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Fla. --- (WESH)  The father of an 11-year-old Florida boy who was allegedly raped at the hands of a close family friend says he did what he had to do after walking in on it.The father beat the susp ...

22 July 2014

Calfornia limits football practice

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Calif. --- (KSEE)  California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that limits full-contact football practices for teenagers.     The move aims to reduce concussions and other head i ...

22 July 2014

Bad sex shooting?

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Southfield, Mich. --- (WDIV)  Sadie Bell, 58, is out on bond after admitting she shot the man she had a long-term affair with after they had sex at her Southfield, Michigan apartment.Bell wasn't ha ...

21 July 2014

Putin under pressure

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(NBC News)  Four days after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine, President Obama singled out Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday for impeding the investigation and demanded ...

21 July 2014

"Bun daddy" goes viral

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Lexington, Ky. -- (WLEX)  When it comes to his 7-year-old daughter, Jordyn, Earl Raglin will do pretty much anything to make her happy."If it's some little hairstyle that she wants and I can't do i ...

21 July 2014

Disabled vet gets new wheels

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(WCSH)  Getting outdoors in this kind of weather for a walk or a hike is something many of us enjoy. For many disabled veterans, however, it's impossible because their wheelchairs can't make it ove ...