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11 August 2014

No gay funerals?

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Tampa, Fla. --- (WFLA) Julie Atwood was standing at her son's casket when the phone rang. The church where her son's funeral was scheduled to be held the next day decided to abruptly cancel the serv ...

09 August 2014

Minimum wage surcharge

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(KARE)  The small Oasis Caf? near downtown Stillwater, Minnesota has found itself in the center of a large media storm after passing on a 35-cent fee to every customer's meal tab, a move to offset ...

09 August 2014

Officer charged with accessory to murder posts bond

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(KJRH)  One of two Tulsa, Oklahoma police officers facing charges following the murder of their daughter's boyfriend has bonded out of jail.Gina Kepler posted a $25,000 bond on Thursday.Shannon Kep ...

09 August 2014

Ebola patient describes outbreak

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(NBC News) Writing from the isolation unit at Emory University Hospital, Dr. Kent Brantly recalls the moment it was confirmed that he was infected with Ebola."When the result was positive,I remember ...

09 August 2014

Florida boy recovering after alligator attack

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(WESH)   Gator trappers returned to Lake Tohopekaliga in St. Cloud, Florida early Friday morning in an effort to catch the alligator that bit a 9-year-old boy.James Barney was bitten while swimmin ...

08 August 2014

U.S. launches airstrikes in Iraq

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(NBC News) The first U.S. airstrike hit its target Friday morning, dropping 500-pound bombs on a militant artillery unit near the town of Erbil in northern Iraq.   President Obama authorized the s ...

07 August 2014

Better Business Bureau warns donors to lookout for bogus charities

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Medford, Ore. -- With relief efforts underway on some of our region's wildfires the better business bureau is warning well intentioned donors to lookout for bogus charities.They say to beware of dem ...

07 August 2014

Billion passwords stolen: How you can protect yourself

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(NBC news) Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion username and password combos and more than 500 million email addresses from some 420,000 websites, according to a report in The New York Times thi ...

07 August 2014

To protect, serve... and bill?

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Steubenville, Ohio --- (WTOV)  Not too long after police assisted her at a car accident, Steubenville, Ohio resident Jessica Myers got a bill from the city's police department for nearly $300. "I w ...

07 August 2014

Tenants left high and dry

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Flint, Mich. --- (WEYI)  There's a lot of finger pointing going around at the Glen Acre apartment complex in Flint, Michigan.Residents say water is included in their rent payments and they've been ...