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07 September 2014

Tourist captures eruption of volcano on camera

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Mount Tavurvur, Papua New Guinea -- Moments before Mt. Tavurvur blew off it's cap on August 29, 2014, tourist Phil McNamara just happened to be filming the already awe-inspring view. Seconds aft ...

06 September 2014

99-pack of beer debuts in Texas

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(KXAN)  The Austin Beerworks 99-pack of beer is getting attention nationally and internationally. It's popularity also has customers in it's home town of Austin, Texas competing to stake their clai ...

06 September 2014

Saving for retirement should start as early as possible

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(NBC News)  Some startling new studies have found that nearly half of all Americans haven't developed a financial plan for retirement, and up to a third have no retirement savings or pension.Even f ...

06 September 2014

Military grade art: Freedom Flags

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(KETK)  Three months ago, Don Tulman and his wife began turning empty ammo casings into flags, both patriotic and for school spirit.It's an idea Tulman had while out at the shooting range, which, i ...

06 September 2014

Bus driver abandons kids

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(KPRC)  Two 7-year-old girls found themselves lost in a strange neighborhood after they were put on the wrong bus at school.The girls, Kacy and Saira, are in the second grade at Campbell Elementary ...

05 September 2014

Can we talk? Jimmy Fallon and more late-night hosts pay tribute to Joan Rivers

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(Today) Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and David Letterman were among the many late-night luminaries to pay tribute Thursday night to Joan Rivers, who died earlier that day. The hosts recalled the comed ...

05 September 2014

"Shame suit" angers parents

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Orange Park, Fla. --- (WTLV)  An Orange Park, Florida mother claims Oakleaf High School forced her daughter to swap her too-short skirt for what she calls a "shame suit." On the third day of school ...

05 September 2014

Study shows increase in adult obesity

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Adult obesity rates in the U.S. remain high and even increased in six states over the past year.That's according to a new report from the Trust for America’s Health, which tracks obesity trends in ...

05 September 2014

Fast food protest

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Fast food workers across the nation protested Thursday calling for higher pay.In some cities, protesters blocked streets in "non-violent civil disobedience" and were arrested. Fast food workers in m ...

04 September 2014

Fed launch Ferguson police probe

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Ferguson, Mo. --- (NBC News)  Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that the Justice Department will investigate the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department.Federal investigators will look a ...