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15 August 2014

Pole dancing: an Olympic sport?

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Calif. --- (KCRA)  Could pole dancing become an Olympic sport?Dancers and instructors at one California fitness studio don't think the idea is such a stretch. Dancer Mary Potts is reaching new heig ...

15 August 2014

Arizona teacher drunk in class

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Ariz. --- (KPNX)  An Arizona high school teacher was cited Wednesday after she showed up to school intoxicated.Kathleen Jardine, a 57-year-old math teacher, blew a 0.205 on a breathalyzer test afte ...

15 August 2014

Calm in Ferguson

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Ferguson, Mo. --- (NBC News)  For the first time this week Ferguson, Missouri was calm, but not quiet, overnight.Hundreds of protesters still spilled out into the streets Thursday evening as police ...

15 August 2014

Busted for cussin'

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S.C. --- (WAGT) A South Carolina mother who was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly using profanity in a grocery store over the weekend has heard from the woman who made the i ...

15 August 2014

Betting on the pot business

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Wash. --- (KING)  The new marijuana laws in Washington state are driving innovation in business. Thousands of cannabis hopefuls are flocking to the CannaCon held at the Tacoma Dome to share ideas a ...

15 August 2014

Dogs attacked with acid

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Lovington, N.M. --- (KOB)  Two dogs in Lovington, New Mexico were attacked with acid again this week in a disturbing sequel to a similar attack in July.This time, the puppies weren't as fortunate, ...

14 August 2014

Gun rights showdown

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Houston, Texas --- (KPRC)  Members of the gun rights group Open Carry Texas met with Houston's Fifth Ward community leaders Wednesday, hoping to explain why they chose an historic African-American ...

14 August 2014

U.S. Marshals arrest woman on most wanted list

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Portland, Ore. -- U.S. Marshal’s arrested the lone woman on their most wanted list.Janet Barreto was arrested at a Portland shopping center Tuesday, according to law enforcement; she had been on t ...

14 August 2014

It's a girl!

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(NBC News)  "Today" host Savannah Guthrie and her husband welcomed their baby girl into the world early Wednesday morning.Little Vale Guthrie Feldman weighed in at eight pounds, five ounces and mea ...

14 August 2014

War Machine on the run

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Las Vegas, Nevada -- (KSNV)  Police continue their manhunt for a mixed martial artist competitor they say beat his girlfriend so severely that it put her in the hospital. Jonathan Koppenhaver, also ...