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24 June 2014

Graphic ads target smokers

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(NBC News)  A graphic ad campaign from the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention aimed at helping smokers quit will soon hit the airwaves. The ads tell real-life stories of tobacco's dangers. ...

24 June 2014

Baby tossed from car

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La. --- (KTVE)  A Louisiana woman is being charged with attempted murder after deputies say she flung her baby out of a moving car.The Franklin Parish Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Franklin Me ...

24 June 2014

Two years in the wild

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Calif. --- (KCRA)  After a year and a half lost in California's Sierra Nevada mountains, Murphy the golden retriever has returned home.On October 6, 2012, Nathan Braun and his son Matthew were camp ...

24 June 2014

Car thief ditches baby

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Houston, Texas --- (KPRC)  An Amber Alert has been canceled after a missing 8-month-old baby was found safe, abandoned in a vacant lot in Houston, Texas.Authorities say the baby, Genesis Haley, was ...

24 June 2014

FBI conducts undercover sex trafficking sting

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Portland, Ore. -- The FBI, in collaboration with Oregon law enforcement and victim service agencies, discovered child sex trafficking operations in the Eugene and Portland area. The operations ran f ...

24 June 2014

Oregon rated best state for summer road trips

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(NBC News) Are you road trippin' this summer? Wallet Hub ranked the best states for summer road trips. The site looked at a number of factors, including driving and lodging costs, traffic, safety, w ...

23 June 2014

Tsunami warning issued for Alaska after quake

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Anchorage, Ak. (KING)  -- A tsunami warning has been issued for parts of Alaska's Aleutian Island chain after a powerful earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-8.0 quake was recor ...

23 June 2014

Starbucks prices are rising

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Your Starbucks latte could cost you more starting Tuesday. The coffee giant is raising its prices. On average, a Starbucks drink will cost between five and 20 cents more. The company estimates that ...

23 June 2014

Tragedy at the kennel

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Maricopa County, Ariz. --- (KPNX)  Arizona's Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident in which 17 dogs died while in the care of a Gilbert pet-boarding service.Officials are ca ...

23 June 2014

Heroin deal: Kids as collateral?

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Wis. --- (WTMJ) A Wisconsin couple is accused of offering to use their children as collateral in a heroin deal.Investigators in Racine County say Ashley Fay and her boyfriend Blair Larose brought tw ...