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17 August 2015

Fatal car crashes up in 2015, report says

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Traffic deaths are up 14% so far this year according to a new report from the National Safety Council. The financial impact of accidents has also risen dramatically, climbing 24% to $152-billion fo ...

14 August 2015

Study: Deep voice influences voters

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Could you be influenced by the pitch of a politician's voice? New research suggests just that. A group of men and women listened to pairs of recorded voices urging them to vote. Then, they were as ...

14 August 2015

U.S. Cuba diplomatic relations restored

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Havana, Cuba-- It's the communist-run country just 90 miles from the United States. We take a look back at the U.S. Cuba relations in the past 50 years.  1959: Fidel Castro leads an army of thousa ...

13 August 2015

Drone dangers on display

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(NBC News)  New figures from the Federal Aviation Administration show just how big a problem flying drones near airplanes has become. Pilots are reporting near-misses with drones at an alarming rat ...

13 August 2015

Tips for creating an attention-getting resume

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If you're sending out an attention-getting resume, you may want to make sure it can be read in less than five minutes, or to be safe, less than two. A new survey released today by CareerBuilder find ...

12 August 2015

Former President Jimmy Carter Has Advanced Cancer

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(NBC News) Former President Jimmy Carter says he has cancer that has spread, although it's not yet clear what kind of cancer he has. Carter, 90, had a mass removed from his liver Monday "Recent live ...

12 August 2015

Former beauty queen charged in cancer scam

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Bellefonte, Penn. --- (WJAC) A Bellefonte, Pennsylvania woman who said she was battling cancer was lying, State Police said, and now faces felony charges. Police arrested Brandi Lee Weaver-Gates, 2 ...

12 August 2015

Camper survives bear attack

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Chesterfield, Va. --- (WWBT) From the looks of their photos, the trip to Douthat State Park was a great one for the Cooksey family of Chesterfield, Virginia. And indeed it was, at least until their ...

12 August 2015

Ford Throws UAW (and Trump) a Bone, Shifts Work from Mexico to Ohio

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(NBC News) With barely a month to go in its contract talks, Ford Motor Co. has thrown a meaty bone to the United Autoworkers Union. And it may also take Ford out of the presidential debate, where it ...

12 August 2015

Kids left in car at bar

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Apopka, Fl. -- (WESH)  Police in Apopka, Florida say a woman changed her story several times when faced with witness reports that she left her two young children in an SUV while she drank at a bar ...