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  • Tax Free Weekend

    ‘Tax Free Weekend:’ Everything you need to know before you buy

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Back-to-school clothes can be pricey, but there is a way to save. Parents are already rushing to get their kiddos ready for the first day of school. However, if you haven’t bought those school clothes yet, you will want to wait a few more days. This weekend, Oklahoma will once again offer shoppers a tax-free holiday. The incentive applies to any clothing item, though it does not apply to school supplies. The list of what you can […]

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    Researchers claim to link memory problems to sugary drinks

    A new study found that what your children drink could impact their memory in the future. Researchers say teens who drink a lot of sugary drinks may be at risk for memory problems. Experts tested a range of rats after giving them daily access to sugary drinks for a month. Although the adult rats performed normally, the younger rats scored lower on learning and memory tests. Brain scans show the sugar caused inflammation in the area of the brain linked […]

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    Researchers claim temperature and sleep play a role in your health

    Sleep is essential for good health but a new study hints there may be an easy way to add to its virtues. Researchers say the thermostat may be key to your health. Experts say sleeping in a cool 66 degree room may actually double the amount of brown fat in our bodies, which is the so-called good fat that produces body heat. Authorities say it is important because brown fat improves insulin sensitivity and reduces the risk of diabetes. Researchers […]

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    Grandmother stops knife-wielding robber, credits line dancing

    When you exercise, you may feel a bit stronger and healthier than if you skipped the workout. However, one grandmother’s workout routine is the reason one man is behind bars. According to the Global Times, a knife-wielding robber tried to rob a jewelry store in Zhejiang. Li was chatting with a neighbor outside her son’s store when she sensed something was wrong. Witnesses told the newspaper that Li grabbed the robber’s arm with the knife while another worker tazed him. […]

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    Man accused of kidnapping teen, holding her captive for months

    GORHAM, N.H. (NECN) – Officials say a man is accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old girl and holding her against her will in a storage container behind his trailer. Nathaniel Kibby, 34, was in court on Tuesday for his first arraignment. A judge ordered that he be held on a $1 million bail, which will likely keep him behind bars until his probable case hearing on Aug. 12. Abigail Hernandez, 15, went missing on her way home from school last October. […]

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    Budgeting for back-to-school

    If you are looking for more information on budgeting for back-to-school supplies, visit http://www.oscpa.com/Content/63079.aspx

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    Programming change: Days of Our Lives to air at 2 a.m.

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Fans of a popular soap opera are being told to set their DVRs. Due to President Obama’s comments on Ukraine, KFOR will be airing Tuesday’s episode of ‘Days of Our Lives’ in its entirety at 2 a.m. on Wednesday morning. It will replace Mad Money.

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    Watch: Women barely escape being hit by train

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WTHR) – A train engineer thought he killed two people as he was crossing a bridge. However, what really happened is causing many people to call it a miracle. From the train’s security camera, it looked like two women’s final moments were caught on tape. “Now, you see the two subjects here. They’re frankly running for their lives at this point in time,” said Eric Powell, with Indiana Railroad. Powell says the incident happened earlier this month on […]

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    Teacher resigns for “personal reasons’ after being accused of abusing a student

    HANCOCK COUNTY, Ohio – A teacher in Ohio has resigned after being accused of abusing a student. The resignation comes after an incident was caught on a surveillance camera in May. Barbara Williams, a teacher in the Riverdale School District for 15 years, appears to shove the child and lift him by the front of the shirt. Williams has pleaded not guilty to child endangerment. In her resignation letter, Williams said she was leaving for “personal reasons.” She and her […]

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    Watch: Touching tribute to ‘Batkid’ who saved a city and captured hearts

    SAN FRANCISCO – A little boy battling a deadly disease dreamed of being Batman and the City of San Francisco made it happen. Now, 5-year-old Miles Scott, better known as ‘Batkid,’ may be headed to the big screen. When citizens learned the little boy needed volunteers to line the streets, they responded in a big way. Organizers with ‘Make A Wish’ thought a crowd of 200 people would show up. Instead, 25,000 people lined the streets to cheer him on […]

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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 […]