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23 October 2014

Florida woman sets roommate on fire

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Fla. --- (WFLA)  A Florida woman is in jail after allegedly setting her roommate on fire.Police say Melissa Sellars, 33, doused Carlos Ortiz Jr., 42, with nail polish remover in his Clearwater apar ...

22 October 2014

Study says social media is where most online abuse occurs

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New research gives a detailed look at abusive behavior on the web. 73% of adult internet users have witnessed someone being harassed online and 40% have personally experienced it. That's according t ...

22 October 2014

'Goodfellas' actor claims 'Simpsons' stole his likeness in lawsuit

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(NBC News) 23 years after "The Simpsons" introduced the Springfield Mafia, actor Frank Sivero has filed a $250 million lawsuit against Fox Television Studios for basing one of the three animated "wi ...

22 October 2014

Canada shooting: ISIS link?

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Ottawa, Canada --- (NBC News)  Ottawa remains on alert following a deadly and chaotic morning in and around Canada's Parliament building.The attack began with the killing of a Canadian soldier at t ...

22 October 2014

Teal Pumpkins: Safer Treats

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(NBC News)  There's a push this year to add a different kind of Halloween decoration to the front of your house: A teal pumpkin. The Food Allergy Research and Education Group started the "Teal Pump ...

21 October 2014

Arias sentencing: life in prison or death?

Posted in U.S. & World News, Local

Az. -- A former Medford and Yreka resident begins a sentencing re-trial in Arizona.Jurors will decide if Jodi Arias should be put to death for murdering her ex-boyfriend.  Last year, a jury found h ...

21 October 2014

Millions affected by airbag recall

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(NBC News)  Safety regulators have issued an urgent alert for millions of drivers. Motorists are being urged to check immediately to see if their vehicle is affected by an airbag recall. Toyota, Ho ...

21 October 2014

Ebola: new guidelines

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News)  The Centers for Disease Control has issued new guidelines for health care workers treating Ebola patients.According to the new rules health care workers must be repeatedly trained on ho ...

21 October 2014

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison

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Pretoria, South Africa --- (NBC News) Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was loaded into an armored van and taken to prison on Tuesday after a judge sentenced him to five years for the Valentine’s D ...

20 October 2014

Halloweed? Denver Police warn about pot-infused candy

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Denver, Colo. -- (NBC News) The Denver Police Department is warning parents to keep an eye out for marijuana-laced candy in their children's trick-or-treat hauls this Halloween to ensure the only b ...