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    Los Angeles water main break floods Sunset Boulevard, UCLA campus

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CNN) — A portion of world-famous Sunset Boulevard was closed Tuesday afternoon after a nearby water main broke, spilling an estimated 8 to 10 million gallons of water into the streets near and on the UCLA campus. Los Angeles swiftwater rescue units have conducted five rescues, fire department spokesman Jamie Moore said. Ankle-deep water flowed across sections of the UCLA campus. A photo showed several inches of water covering the court of UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion, which was […]

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    24-year-old cancer victim inspires after death

    (CNN) — It was about eight months into her fight with heart cancer that 24-year-old Maire Kent knew she was going to die. In November 2012, Kent was diagnosed with cardiac sarcoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer. By the end of September 2013, she was gone. But it’s what happened in the final weeks of her life that made her friends and family feel as if she’s still around. “I met her by chance, actually,” filmmaker Keith Famie […]

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    ESPN suspends controversial commentator after domestic abuse remarks

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — ESPN on Tuesday announced a one-week suspension for one of its most controversial commentators, Stephen A. Smith, in the wake of his widely-criticized remarks about domestic abuse that referred to possible “provocation” by victims. The move came one day after Smith appeared on his ESPN2 talk show “First Take” and profusely apologized. Smith’s original remarks were shown on “First Take” last Friday. He was discussing the assault charge against Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who […]

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    Update: Cause of death revealed for famed Oklahoma actor James Garner

    UPDATE: Officials have released the cause of death for legendary actor James Garner. Experts say the Norman native died from a massive heart attack. NORMAN, Okla. – James Garner died Saturday night at his home in Brentwood, California. Police say the 86-year-old actor died of natural causes. Many are unaware that James Garner was born in Norman, Oklahoma. Garner is also an alumni from the University of Oklahoma. Garner played football and basketball, as well as competing on the track […]

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    Mother arrested after allowing 7-year-old to go to park alone

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – A Florida mother is facing a child neglect charge after she allowed her son to walk to a local park alone. She says he is old enough but police disagreed. “I’m totally dumbfounded by this whole situation,” said Nicole Gainey. It all began last Saturday when Gainey gave her son, Dominic, permission to walk from their house to a local park. “I honestly didn’t think I was doing anything wrong, I was letting him go […]

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    Oklahoma musician tops charts as ‘highest-paid country artist’

    OKLAHOMA CITY – It seems an Oklahoma music artist is making big bucks in his field. Toby Keith tops Forbes’ 2014 County Music’s Highest Paid Artists. Keith is topping the list for the second year in a row, earning an estimated $65 million. Experts say the Moore native is cashing in on his ‘I Love This Bar and Grill’ restaurants, a multimillion dollar endorsement deal with Ford and he owns “Show Dog-Universal” record label. Taylor Swift is second on the […]

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    Study: 1 in 3 Americans delinquent on debt; How Oklahomans compare

    OKLAHOMA CITY – While the economy is slowly getting better, it seems Americans are still in debt. More than a third of the country struggles paying debts on time, according to a study released by the Urban Institute. Researchers analysed the credit files of nearly 7 million Americans. Organizers say they looked at non-mortgage debt, which usually grew from credit cards, vehicle loans and student loans. It also includes debt in collections, like delinquent medical debt and unpaid utility bills. […]

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    Police ask public for help in solving FSU law professor’s murder

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The mystery behind the killing of a nationally renowned law professor has authorities in Florida asking for the public’s help. Investigators with the Tallahassee Police Department are seeking tips from anyone who might have encountered Florida State University professor Daniel Markel before he was found shot in the head at his home this month. In a Monday news release, authorities asked anyone to come forward who might have seen Markel in specific areas, mostly on the north […]

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    Woman files lawsuit against NFL lineman, claims he gave her an STD

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – An NFL lineman is at the center of a lawsuit after a woman claimed he gave her herpes and was physically abusive. A woman named “Adrienne E.” filed a lawsuit against Camaron Thomas for sexual battery, assault, battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, fraud through intentional concealment and negligence, according to the lawsuit. Thomas is a former San Diego Chargers defensive lineman who now plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Adrienne claimed the pair had unprotected sex on multiple […]

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    Update: 9-year-old Georgia girl hit by plane while walking on beach has died

    VENICE, Fla. —  A 9-year-old Georgia girl seriously hurt when she was struck by an airplane last week on a Florida beach has died. She was walking along the beach with her father when the plane crashed into them. Her father, Ommy Irizarry,  died on the scene. Oceana was airlifted to All Children’s Hospital. WTSP  reports the little girl died on Tuesday. Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Wendy Rose said Venice Municipal Airport officials reported a plane in distress last Sunday […]

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    Health Study: Do this and reduce your risk of death by 30%

    ATLANTA, Ga. – There’s good news for runners. Whether you are a 15 minute miler or an elite marathoner, researchers say running in general can be good for your health. Whether you plod or race…running, even for a few minutes can reduce your risk of death from heart disease compared to those who don’t run at all. That’s according to a new study published this week in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Researchers studied some 55,000 adults […]