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21 March 2014

March Madness slows work

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(NECN)  In what's become a March tradition along with the NCAA basketball tournament, the Chicago outplacement firm Challenger, Gray, and Christmas has released an estimate of what March Madness co ...

21 March 2014

Boy dies saving sister

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Charlotte, N.C. -- (WCNC)  An 11-year-old boy has died after witnesses say he jumped into a Charlotte, North Carolina creek to save his 7-year-old sister. Paramedics pulled the two children from th ...

21 March 2014

Lost sample scare

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Clinton, Utah. -- (KSL)  A Utah woman who almost went through unnecessary chemotherapy after her breast tissue sample was lost in the mail now has positive results to report. Marlene Van Duyne is i ...

21 March 2014

Teen accused of terror threats

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Sterling Heights, Mich. -- (WDIV)  A teen from Michigan has been charged with terrorism for allegedly making threatening phone calls to schools across the country that have been sites of shootings. ...

20 March 2014

Back on the dance floor

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Vancouver, Canada. -- (WHDH)  A professional dancer whose leg was partially amputated as a result of the Boston Marathon bombing danced on Wednesday for the first time since the incident. Dancing a ...

20 March 2014

Sour Note: Music teacher busted

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Nunda, N.Y. -- (WHEC)  A New York school music teacher and her boyfriend are facing charges after state police say they were stealing musical instruments and selling them at pawn shops. Thirty-year ...

20 March 2014

Death row dilemma

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Oklahoma City, Okla. -- (KFOR) A new article raises ethical concerns about Oklahoma's search for execution drugs, as well as the state's law that conceals the source and reliability of the drugs - p ...

20 March 2014

Zero tolerance taken too far?

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Virginia Beach, Va. -- (WAVY)  The mother of a Virginia Beach middle school student says a "zero tolerance" policy was taken too far when her daughter did what she thought was right to help a class ...

19 March 2014

Bearing the Alzheimer's burden

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(NBC News)  Women have a one in six chance of developing Alzheimer's Disease compared to one out of 11 men, and they're not only more likely to be diagnosed with the mind-robbing condition. They're ...

19 March 2014

Facebook kidnapping foiled

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Marysville, Calif. -- (KCRA)  Three California teenagers will be charged as adults for allegedly planning and attempting to carry out an elaborate kidnapping and murder plot. Deputies say the plan ...