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14 May 2015

Crater Lake National Park raising park fees

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Ore. --- Your next trip to Crater Lake will cost you a little bit more.The national park is raising its entrance price for cars to $15 starting on Friday, May 15th.It’s the first increase since th ...

14 May 2015

Search for Amtrak victims concludes

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Philadelphia, Penn. -- (NBC News)  The death toll from Tuesday's Philadelphia Amtrak crash now stands at eight. Another body was found in the wreckage this morning.  Officials say they now believe ...

14 May 2015

Sacramento man paints lawn to keep it green

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Sacramento, Calif. --- A Sacramento man has come up with a way to make California lawns green, even in the midst of a devastating drought.If you drove by Bill Schaffer's lawn you might give him a st ...

14 May 2015

First responder proposes to the woman he helped save

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Clearwater, Fla. --- A first responder proposes to the woman he helped save.In 2012, Cameron Hill responded to the scene of a brutal attack in Clearwater, Florida Melissa Dohme's ex-boyfriend had us ...

14 May 2015

Drivers get coffee, leave hearse with veteran's flag-draped coffin in parking lot

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New Port Richey, FLa. --- (WFLA) Rob Carpenter did a double-take on his way into his New Port Richey Dunkin' Donuts. But there it was, straddling two parking spots: a hearse, with the front window d ...

13 May 2015

Man arrrested after smashing window, saving dog from hot car

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Ga. --- (NBC News) Georgia state law allows an individual to break a car window to save a child in distress, but the same protection does not apply when a pet's life is at stake, as one man has quic ...

13 May 2015

Toyota and Nissan issues recalls

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Toyota and Nissan add millions of cars to their air bag recalls.The new twin recalls impact more than 6.5-million vehicles equipped with air bags made by the Takata Corporation. It includes $1.5 mil ...

13 May 2015

Driver of overturned honeybee semi fined $550

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Seattle, wash. --- (KING) The driver of a semi-truck that overturned on Interstate 5, freeing millions of honeybees and affecting the morning commute, will get a $550 ticket. The Herald reports the ...

13 May 2015

Police: don't chase bears with hatchet while drunk

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Mass. -- The North Adams Police Department in Massachusetts posted on their Facebook page that a man was caught trying to chase a bear through the woods with a dull hatchet, while drunk. // **Ch ...

13 May 2015

Speed eyed in train crash

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Philadelphia, Penn. --- (NBC News)  At least seven people are dead following an overnight Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia.Amtrak Train 188 was on its way from Washington to New York when it went ...