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22 May 2014

Hummus recall issued over possible Listeria contamination

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(NBC Bay Area) If you are planning to add hummus to your list of Memorial Day snacks, watch out. Food manufacturer Lansal has issued a voluntary recall on about 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip produ ...

22 May 2014

Healthy holiday grilling

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News)  Hamburgers and hot dogs are typical and tasty Memorial Day fare, but there are a few ways to make your cookout a little healthier. You may have heard cooking meats at high temperatures ...

22 May 2014

A Wisconsin girl was shot while playing on a school playground

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Milwaukee, Wis. -- (WTMJ) An 11-year-old girl was shot in the head on Milwaukee's north side Wednesday night, police confirmed. It happened just after 7:00 p.m.  The girl was playing on the playgro ...

21 May 2014

Predator in the closet

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N.C. --- (WCNC News) A North Carolina man charged with multiple sex crimes involving a teenage girl he met online has turned himself in. Investigators arrested 27-year-old Jarred Ashley Workman late ...

21 May 2014

School yearbook draws attention

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Mesa, Ariz. --- (KPNX News) Students at Arizona's Mesa High School are speaking out in defense of a controversial yearbook entry.The two pages titled "I'm Working a Double Shift" are drawing a lot o ...

21 May 2014

Petco to remove all China-made cat and dog treats from its shelves

Posted in U.S. & World News, Local

Petco is getting rid of all cat and dog treats made in China. The decision comes just days after the FDA issued a new warning that a thousand dog deaths may be linked to jerky pet treats imported fr ...

21 May 2014

Chipotle issues "no gun" request

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Chipotle is asking customers to check their firearms at the door. The Mexican food chain made the request after gun rights advocates brought military-style assault rifles into a Texas Chipotle resta ...

21 May 2014

Mother bear rescues cub from highway

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British Columbia, Canada -- Take a look at this rescue! A black bear cub was stuck on the edge of the highway, when the mother bear reached over the concrete barrier to save her cub. If you look clo ...

20 May 2014

Colorado car crash survivor speaks out

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Colo. --- (KUSA News) A mother of four, missing for days and found alive in what seems like impossible circumstances, is speaking out for the first time.Kristin Hopkins' car had gone off a 120 foot ...

19 May 2014

Study shows children with less sleep may be at risk for obesity

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

NBC News -- Children who don't get enough sleep may be at an increased risk for obesity. Researchers used parent surveys to assess children's sleep patterns throughout early childhood. By the age of ...