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17 June 2014

Deadly storms hammer Midwest

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(NBC News)  At least two people are dead and more than a dozen injured after a storm packing twin tornados tore through the small town of Pilger, Nebraska Monday. An estimated 75-percent of the sma ...

17 June 2014

FDA: Cut the salt

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News)  The Food and Drug Administration is preparing new voluntary guidelines to reduce the salt in restaurant meals and processed foods. The recommendations are part of a federal effort to pr ...

17 June 2014

DMV: take off the make-up!

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S.C. --- (WYFF)  A South Carolina teen wants to retake his driver's license picture after he says the employees at the Anderson Department of Motor Vehicle made him take off his make-up for the pic ...

17 June 2014

Starbucks free tuition could boost more than baristas

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(NBC News) With its offer of free or sharply reduced tuition to some 135,000 U.S. employees, Starbucks is brewing up a plan that higher education advocates call a potential game-changer for low-inco ...

17 June 2014

'Miracles happen': Preemie twins born 39 days apart

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Kansas City, Mo. --  (The Today Show) Healthy and thriving at more than 9 pounds each, they smile and wiggle, preemie twin boys whose mother feared the worst when she went into labor about four mo ...

17 June 2014

Couple finds python under a couch cushion in new apartment

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(NBC Bay Area) A couple cleaning out an apartment they were moving into on Long Island were startled to find a three-foot long ball python snake underneath a couch cushion Monday.  Animal control o ...

17 June 2014

TRENDING: Brian Williams raps "Baby Got Back"

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Trending - Brian Williams raps Sir Mix-A-Lot's classic "Baby Got Back."

16 June 2014

GM recalls about 3.2 million cars for ignition problems

Posted in U.S. & World News, Local

(NBC News) General Motors’ recall woes expanded Monday as it announced six more recalls — including a new one covering nearly 3.2 million vehicles that could shut off inadvertently if their keys ...

16 June 2014

Arrest made in Priest slaying

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(KPNX)  Phoenix police have confirmed the arrest of a suspect in the murder of Father Kenneth Walker. Investigators arrested a 54-year-old man with a history of aggravated assault and misconduct in ...

16 June 2014

Most and least expensive cities for summer travel

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(NBC NEWS) If you're planning a summer vacation, TripAdvisor has announced its list of the most and least expensive cities to visit in the U.S. between June and August. San Francisco topped the list ...