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08 May 2015

U.S. jobs at an all time high

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The Labor Department released its monthly jobs numbers and U.S. employers are back on track.U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in April, a substantial gain that shows signs of recovery after starting ...

08 May 2015

Mars candy joins the fight in getting people to cut back on sugar intake

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A candy giant appears to be joining the fight to get people to cut back on added sugar.The Wall Street Journal reports that Mars is backing a proposal to include measurements of added sugar in manda ...

08 May 2015

Soldier gets caught in military parade flag

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Amateur video shows the moment a Mexican soldier slams into the ground after he was pulled into the air by a giant flag at a military parade.  The footage shows the soldier's rifle becoming entangl ...

08 May 2015

Colorado business hosting "White People Appreciation Day"

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Colo. --- A BBQ restaurant is advertising a discount on "White People Appreciation Day," June 11th.Because the Hispanic owners say, 'all Americans should be celebrated.'  At a barbecue joint in Mil ...

07 May 2015

Cocaine packet found in granola bar wrapper

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San Antonio, Calif. --- San Antonio Police and the makers of Nature Valley Granola Bars say they are baffled about how a pack of cocaine ended up in a local woman's granola bar, News Radio 1200 WOAI ...

07 May 2015

Mom describes pizza rescue

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Fla. --- (WFLA)  The Florida mother who used a Pizza Hut ordering app to escape the man holding her hostage is speaking out about her ordeal.Cheryl Treadway said she did what she had to do to survi ...

07 May 2015

Instagram bandit denies robbing bank

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Va. --- (WAVY)  A man accused of robbing a Virginia Beach bank Monday afternoon posted videos of the robbery on social media, as well as a picture of the note he handed a teller.Police say 23-year- ...

07 May 2015

40-year-old message in a bottle washes up on Alaskan shores

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Alaska --- A Washington state woman's "message in a bottle" has returned to her, nearly 40 years after she sent it out to sea.You know that stage when you're at that age and you just have this sense ...

07 May 2015

Free gun with purchase?

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Andrews, Texas --- It’s not your typical "free gift with purchase".Buy a new car, get a free gun, that's the promotion running at one car dealership in Andrews, Texas.The Benny Boyd dealership is ...

07 May 2015

Parents behind bars for allegedly doing drugs with their children

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Parents will do just about anything to get their kids to do their chores, go to school and follow the rules, but what one Florida couple did with their teenage girls landed them behind bars, bribing ...