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11 March 2015

Utah lawmakers vote to allow firing squad

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Utah --- A bill passed by the Utah state house and senate could make it the only state in the U.S. where the death penalty could be carried out by firing squad.Right now, the bill is headed to the G ...

11 March 2015

11 members of the U.S. military missing

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Updated (3/11 9 a.m.) (NBC News) Seven Marines and four soldiers were feared dead on Wednesday after an Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed off the Florida coast during a nighttime training exercis ...

11 March 2015

Alberta town bans swearing, yelling and spitting

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Alberta, Canada --- Swearing, screaming and spitting are now illegal in an Alberta town. Council members in Taber have passed bylaws outlawing what is usually considered just bad behavior. The first ...

10 March 2015

Woman's gym membership canceled after transgender complaint

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Mich. -- A Michigan gym stayed true to their slogan – home of the “no judgment zone” when a member at the midland location noticed what she understood to be a man walking into the woman’s l ...

10 March 2015

Jury Finds Pharrell, Thicke Copied Marvin Gaye Hit for 'Blurred Lines'

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Los Angeles, Calif. --- (NBC News) A Los Angeles jury found Tuesday that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke's 2013 hit "Blurred Lines" infringed upon the copyright for Marvin Gaye's 1977 "Got to Giv ...

10 March 2015

Clinton addresses emails

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(NBC News)  After days of brewing controversy Hillary Clinton is defending her use of private emails as Secretary of State as a matter of convenience, and nothing more."Looking back, it would have ...

10 March 2015

Wash. teens chase down man who snatched toddler

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Sprague, Wash. — (KGW) Two Sprague teenagers are being praised as heroes for chasing down a man Sunday who tried to abduct a toddler from a park. Isaac Yow, 16, and Andrew Crane, 15, heard screami ...

10 March 2015

Real-life superheroes

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Seattle, Wash. --- (KING)  It was a bet over the Super Bowl that brought two superheroes to Seattle Children's Hospital.  The hospital released photos of the visit by Chris Evans (Captain America) ...

10 March 2015

Young Wash. drivers may have to post special sign on car

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Vancouver, Wash. – (KGW) Young drivers may soon have to identify themselves with a decal on their car, if a state legislator's bill passes the Washington State House. HB 1159 would require drivers ...

10 March 2015

Study shows over praising children can lead to narcissism

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Ohio --- When it comes to parenting, it turns out that moms and dads, who think their children are better than everyone else, raise kids who think the same thing.  Researchers at Ohio State Univers ...