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07 April 2015

Luxury food banned under proposed food stamp bill

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Missouri -- (CNN)A Missouri lawmaker wants to impose more limits on people using food stamps. State Representative Rick Brattin sponsored a bill that would ban the purchase of soft drinks, chips, co ...

07 April 2015

No dress, no prom?

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Monroe, La. --- (KTVE)  Claudetteia Love is an honor student at Monroe, Louisiana's Carroll High School. She is also gay. The school prom is coming up on April 24th. Love says she was originally ex ...

07 April 2015

Hooters loses hair battle

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Baltimore, Md. --- (WBAL)  An arbitrator has awarded $250,000 to a former Hooters waitress and found the chain's "image policy" discriminates against African-American waitresses.The arbitrator's ru ...

07 April 2015

HIV rapist impregnates victim

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Columbus, Ohio --- (WCMH)  An HIV-positive Columbus, Ohio man is in jail, accused of having sexual encounters with four people after his diagnosis. Three of Keith A. Allen's alleged victims are chi ...

07 April 2015

Bear breaks in!

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Estero, Fla. --- (WBBH)  An Estero, Florida woman called 911 Friday after she found a bear in her house eating her Easter candy.Caroline Tidwell heard the bear before she found it."It almost sounde ...

07 April 2015

Divorce via Facebook

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N.Y. --- A judge in New York City has given a woman permission to serve divorce papers to her husband via Facebook.After the couple separated, Facebook was the only way Ellanora Baidoo could communi ...

07 April 2015

Charges filed against Florida officer for slapping homeless man

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Fla. --- Charges have been filed against a south Florida police officer who was recorded on camera pushing and slapping a homeless man in a video that went viral.It’s the push of a homeless man an ...

07 April 2015

Cheers to National Beer Day!

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Medford, Ore.-- Today is national beer day. An unofficial holiday recognized among beer enthusiasts. It was 82 years ago today that the Cullen-Harrison Act took effect, ending prohibition. The act ...

06 April 2015

Children kept in cage

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Va. --- (WWBT)  A Virginia couple won't face jail time after admitting to keeping their three children locked in a filthy cage-like room.Scott Suggs and Brandy Kangas' three children have been take ...

06 April 2015

Rolling Stone "thoroughly discredited"

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(NBC News)  A gang rape allegation reported in a Rolling Stone magazine expose is being called a case of journalistic failure.Rolling Stone published the article describing a 2012 gang rape of a st ...