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16 June 2014

KFC probes whether scarred girl was asked to leave

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(NBC News) KFC Corp. says it's investigating allegations that a restaurant employee in Jackson, Mississippi, asked a 3-year-old to leave because her facial injuries disturbed other patrons. The comp ...

13 June 2014

The most popular date to get married

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This Saturday is expected to be the most popular date to get married so far this year. According to David's Bridal, just over 26,000 people nationwide are expected to wed. When asked, 82% of couples ...

13 June 2014

The "Cool" group study

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Were you in the cool group growing up or part of the less popular crowd? A new study says being cool when you're growing up doesn't mean you'll grow up to succeed. The study was done by the Universi ...

13 June 2014

Somber graduation follows shooting in Troutdale

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Troutdale, Ore. --- (KGW)  Seniors at Reynolds High School wore special ribbons and had a moment of silence to honor their fallen peer during graduation Thursday. Reynolds High School freshman Jare ...

13 June 2014

Dachshund gets stuck in a security fence

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Miami, Fla. -- Poor thing! This Dachshund found itself not behind bars, but between them after getting stuck in a security fence. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue was called to the scene, and a firefighter to ...

12 June 2014

O.J. Simpson 20 years later

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(NBC News)  It's been 20 years since the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman and all of the drama that followed. Two decades later the images of O.J. Simpson's slow-speed Bronco chase, ...

12 June 2014

Teens and risky behavior

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(NBC News)  A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds teens are smoking less, but still engaging in other risky behaviors.The new survey includes data on more than 13,0 ...

12 June 2014

Cheetah cub and puppy are besties

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San Diego, Calif. -- How cute is this?! Cats and dogs can get along after all. A cheetah cub and puppy have become besties at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The 6-week-old cheetah, named Ruuxa, was ...

11 June 2014

Red meat and the risk of breast cancer

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Eating large amounts of red meat in early adulthood could raise a woman's risk of breast cancer. Researchers looked at the diet and medical history of over 88,000 pre-menopausal women. 20 years late ...

11 June 2014

"Movie star" abduction attempt

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Baxter, Iowa --- (WHO)  Police in Baxter, Iowa have arrested a California man after they say he lured a 14-year-old girl into his car.Police said 33-year-old David Lavera had been communicating wit ...