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25 February 2015

Purina dog food under lawsuit

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Calif. --- Pet food company, Purina, is in hot water after being sued by a dog owner.The owner filing that lawsuit in California is alleging thousands of dogs have gotten sick or died after eating t ...

25 February 2015

ISIS luring young children

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(NBC News) While the Kurds seek support in the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, countries around the world are scrambling to keep young people from traveling there, but as Michael Holmes explai ...

25 February 2015

New Jersey home explosion caught on camera

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Stafford Township, N.J.-- Fifteen people were hurt in a house explosion in Ocean County, New jersey on Tuesday. The explosion was captured on a police cruiser's dash camera. According to Stafford To ...

25 February 2015

Guilty verdict in American Sniper trial

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Stephenville, Tex.-- A jury in Texas has found Eddie Ray Routh guilty of killing Chris Kyle, the former U.S. Navy SEAL whose autobiography was turned into the hit movie "American Sniper", as well as ...

24 February 2015

Funding fight continues

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(NBC News)  The Senate is considering a deal that would pass a Homeland Security funding bill derailed by a separate fight over President Obama's executive orders on immigration.The possible breakt ...

24 February 2015

Marijuana now legal in Alaska

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Alaska --- Alaska is now the third state where the use of recreational marijuana is legal.  Starting today, February 24th, it is legal for adults age 21 and older to grow, own and smoke marijuana. ...

24 February 2015

Florida mom accused of beating, publicly shaming child over grades

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Fla. --- A Florida woman is accused of beating her daughter, then sending her to middle school wearing a T-shirt that said, in handwritten text, that she had gotten a "good woopin" for getting bad g ...

24 February 2015

Mercedes-Benz vehicle recall

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Mercedes-Benz recalls nearly 150,000 vehicles in the U.S.         The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says, some vehicles need to be checked for risk of engine fires.  A rubb ...

23 February 2015

Peanut allergy prevention

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(NBCNC) For years, doctors told parents not to give babies peanut products to help prevent food allergies. But two new bodies of research suggest that advice may have been wrong. The experts now say ...

23 February 2015

Promising treatment for people with peanut allergies

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A new skin patch could be a promising treatment for people with peanut allergies.  The 'peanut patch' exposes patients to small doses of peanut proteins through the skin over a long period of time. ...