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22 January 2015

Oregon unemployment rate lowest then it has been in 8 years

Posted in U.S. & World News, Local, Economy

Ore. --- After the largest three month gain in more than two decades, Oregon’s unemployment rate is at its lowest level in six years.According to the State Unemployment Department, the rate for De ...

21 January 2015

NY man bulldozes home without telling wife

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N.Y. --- (NBC4) A New York man who rented a bulldozer from a local construction company and demolished the house that he lived in with his wife, whose name is on the deed and who did not know about ...

21 January 2015

Jail rolls out body alarms

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Wash. --- (KGW)  A little black box at Washington's Clark County Jail may not look like much, but it packs a big punch. Pull the pin and an alarm goes off, alerting jailers that someone is in troub ...

21 January 2015

Driver fired after school bus sex

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Louisville, Ky. --- (WAVE)  A former Louisville, Kentucky public school bus driver is accused of allowing a 17-year-old boy to have sex with a younger girl on the school bus.According to an arrest ...

20 January 2015

State of the Union: Focus on economy

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(NBC News)  Tonight's State of The Union address won't be much of a surprise.  President Obama has been touring the country pitching his ideas to help the middle class, so we already have a pretty ...

20 January 2015

Sign punishment: tough love?

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Billings, Mont. --- (KULR)  Sean Ronlake of Billings, Montana loves his children.  He says that's what drove him to come up with a creative punishment for his teen son who decided he would "borrow ...

20 January 2015

Overpass collapse leaves one dead

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Cincinnati, Ohio --- (WLWT) A construction worker was killed and a tractor-trailer driver was injured after an overpass collapsed on Interstate 75 in Cincinnati, Ohio late Monday.According to offici ...

20 January 2015

Snapchat spat turns deadly

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Mount Pleasant, S.C. --- (WCBD)  South Carolina police say an argument over a Snapchat photo ended with the stabbing death of a Mount Pleasant teenager.Authorities have charged 16-year-old Matthew ...

19 January 2015

State of the union: what to expect

Posted in U.S. & World News, Politics

(NBC News)  President Obama delivers his State of The Union address this week and it's already drawing criticism from Republicans on Capitol Hill.The GOP is now in control of both chambers of Congr ...

19 January 2015

Shots fired near Biden home

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(NBC News)  The Secret Service is trying to figure out who drove by Vice President Biden's home Saturday night and fired multiple gunshots. The Secret Service heard the shots, as did a neighbor, an ...