Articles tagged with: facebook

28 July 2015

Utah postal worker gives 12-year-old hundreds of books

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Utah --- A Utah postal carrier has delivered more than the mail to a 12-year-old boy.  Thanks to the power of social media, he is collecting shelves full of books for the child to read.  Matthew F ...

22 July 2015

Viral Pic of Hugging Dogs Spares Pair From Euthanasia — For Now

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(NBC News) A cuddly photo of two shelter dogs facing possible euthanization blew up on social media, buying the pair more time to find a forever home.  The original photo, which generated thousands ...

21 July 2015

"We are now a Muslim-free zone"

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Fla. --- (WFLA)  The owner of a Florida gun shop says his store is now a "Muslim-Free Zone".Florida Gun Supply owner Andy Hallinan made the declaration in a politically controversial video posted o ...

14 July 2015

Facebook adoption plea sparks outrage

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Dubuque, Iowa -- (KWWL)  A Facebook post written over the weekend and posted to a private group is causing quite a stir in Dubuque, Iowa. The message, posted to a group called DBQ Mamas, reads: "I ...

25 June 2015

Crime updates from Jackson County Sheriff's Office and Medford Police

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Jackson County, Ore. -- Here are crime updates that were posted to local law enforcement Facebook pages on Thursday. Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Someone stole a car early this morning while the ...

09 June 2015

Dog and owner reunited by Medford Police

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Medford, Ore. --- A dog and her owner are back together after Medford Police brought the dog in. MPD says the dog, Lulu was probably frightened by the lightening on Monday evening when she walked in ...

22 May 2015

Denver mother's Facebook shaming goes viral

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Denver, Colo. --- A Denver mother's Facebook rant has gone viral, with millions of views and counting. The mom shamed her 13-year-old daughter for posting racy pictures online and claiming to be 19. ...

15 May 2015

Recent kidnapping case calls attention to dangers of social media

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A recent kidnapping case is a wakeup call to parents, reminding us all the dangers of online relationships and social media.Back in the day it was chat rooms and bulletin boards that were so concern ...

14 May 2015

Drivers get coffee, leave hearse with veteran's flag-draped coffin in parking lot

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New Port Richey, FLa. --- (WFLA) Rob Carpenter did a double-take on his way into his New Port Richey Dunkin' Donuts. But there it was, straddling two parking spots: a hearse, with the front window d ...

13 May 2015

Police: don't chase bears with hatchet while drunk

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Mass. -- The North Adams Police Department in Massachusetts posted on their Facebook page that a man was caught trying to chase a bear through the woods with a dull hatchet, while drunk. // **Ch ...