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15 May 2015

Blues legend BB King dies at 89

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Guitar legend BB King, who over the course of a nearly 70 year career earned the nickname 'The King of Blues' has died. King passed away in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas at the age of 89 the ni ...

15 May 2015

JetBlue and Alaska Airlines take top spots in customer sastifaction

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JetBlue and Alaska Airlines take the top spots in JD Power's customer satisfaction survey of North American airline carriers.JetBlue and Alaska Airlines came out on top, once again, in JD Power's an ...

15 May 2015

Meat company in Portland recalls sausage due to wheat allergen

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Portland, Ore. -- A Portland-based meat company is recalling nearly 2,000 pounds of sausage due to misbranding and an undeclared wheat/gluten allergen.  The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service ...

14 May 2015

Crater Lake National Park raising park fees

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Ore. --- Your next trip to Crater Lake will cost you a little bit more.The national park is raising its entrance price for cars to $15 starting on Friday, May 15th.It’s the first increase since th ...

14 May 2015

Search for Amtrak victims concludes

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Philadelphia, Penn. -- (NBC News)  The death toll from Tuesday's Philadelphia Amtrak crash now stands at eight. Another body was found in the wreckage this morning.  Officials say they now believe ...

14 May 2015

Sacramento man paints lawn to keep it green

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Sacramento, Calif. --- A Sacramento man has come up with a way to make California lawns green, even in the midst of a devastating drought.If you drove by Bill Schaffer's lawn you might give him a st ...

14 May 2015

First responder proposes to the woman he helped save

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Clearwater, Fla. --- A first responder proposes to the woman he helped save.In 2012, Cameron Hill responded to the scene of a brutal attack in Clearwater, Florida Melissa Dohme's ex-boyfriend had us ...

14 May 2015

Drivers get coffee, leave hearse with veteran's flag-draped coffin in parking lot

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New Port Richey, FLa. --- (WFLA) Rob Carpenter did a double-take on his way into his New Port Richey Dunkin' Donuts. But there it was, straddling two parking spots: a hearse, with the front window d ...

13 May 2015

Man arrrested after smashing window, saving dog from hot car

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Ga. --- (NBC News) Georgia state law allows an individual to break a car window to save a child in distress, but the same protection does not apply when a pet's life is at stake, as one man has quic ...

13 May 2015

Toyota and Nissan issues recalls

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Toyota and Nissan add millions of cars to their air bag recalls.The new twin recalls impact more than 6.5-million vehicles equipped with air bags made by the Takata Corporation. It includes $1.5 mil ...