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    Crews trying to find information on missing mother nearly two decades later

    ROGER COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities in eastern Oklahoma have launched a new effort to find a woman that disappeared nearly two decades ago. New leads came to light that are giving her family hope for answers. “We’re utilizing dogs, ATVs, horses, anything we can to attempt to locate an area that we could possibly start excavation on,” said Scott Walton, with the Rogers County Sheriff’s Office. Crews are searching for Dione Fox, who was reported missing after she failed to […]

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    Officials issue consumer warning after teen dies

    The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning after an Ohio teen died from consuming pure caffeine. The FDA warning tells consumers to avoid pure, powdered caffeine marketed as a dietary supplement on the internet. On teaspoon is the equivalent of 25 cups of coffee. Experts say the products are appealing to teens, but many do not know you can overdose on caffeine. Symptoms include rapid heart beat, seizures, vomiting and disorientation. Because pure caffeine is marketed as a […]

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    High-tech treadmill helps reduce impact on patient’s lower body

    A piece of equipment that was engineered by NASA is giving some patients their legs and their lives back. If you’ve been injured or are in rehab, high-tech treadmills are helping some patients return to their normal life faster. The ‘Alter G’ is not just any treadmill. “Oh, it’s wonderful because I know I can’t fall. I’m supported everywhere,” said Nancy Markey. Nancy has fallen several times and was to the point where she was afraid to walk on her own. “In […]

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    ‘It’s so much hate,’ Teens admit to attacking up to 50 victims, killing two men

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (NBC) – Three teenagers admit to a murder so grizzly that it shook even veteran detectives. Worse than that, the teens say they committed the crime randomly and purposefully. “So graphic and so disturbing by such young people,” said Simon Drobik, with the Albuquerque Police Department. It is hard to understand something like this. “It’s so much hate and they’re so young,” he added. Three young men admit to savagely attacking two homeless men as they slept on […]

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    WOW: Man builds his own Batmobile from scrap metal

    Li Weilei says he spent more than eleven-thousand dollars to create the Batmobile replica, which is parked on the grounds of his workshop in Shanghai. Li said a friend drove his replica of Batman’s motorcycle down streets earlier this year, but was later caught by police and had his license revoked. Since then, Li has chosen not to install an engine in his car models. Despite this, Li has created ten Batmobile replicas, using recycled materials. Li says he earns […]

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    Recall alert: Phone chargers, adapters could cause burn hazard

    Overheating phone chargers prompt a massive recall. The recall covers “Gemini” products, which are both adapters and chargers for cell phones and other electronics. The Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website says over 31,000 chargers, adapters were given out. The products were given out as freebies at trade shows nationwide, between October 2013 and April. If you have one, officials recommend you throw it out. The firm states that they received one report of a consumer who was burned on their hand. […]

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    Baby on board: New guidelines issued for those expecting, here’s what you should know

    Future parents listen up! The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has updated its pregnancy discrimination guidelines. The hope, to clarify some confused federal laws. An update that will benefit moms and dads. The first first time in 30 years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued updated pregnancy discrimination guidelines. A move to clarify federal laws like the pregnancy Discrimination Act. The Supreme Court will soon hear a case from a UPS worker who says she was forced to take unpaid leave […]

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    Men mistake human remains for mannequin, take body to dump

    FLORIDA – Workers hired to clean out a vacant house in Florida, threw out what they thought was a mannequin. Turns out, it was a body! Fred Simerson didn’t know much about his neighbor, Jeremy Whitfoth. “He moved out a week later and I haven’t seen him since,” Fred said. That was a while ago, so Fred thought. But for sometime, Whitfoth has been right there in the garage across the street. That is until Thursday, when two men hired by […]

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    Dad beats man unconscious after allegedly finding him sexually assaulting his son

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Police say a Daytona Beach father beat an 18-year-old man unconscious after he allegedly caught him sexually abusing his 11-year-old son. The suspect appeared in court, his eyes almost swollen shut. His face is covered in bruises but police say the man who did the beating isn’t facing any charges. Officers say the father of the rape victim did exactly what many parents would do in his situation. “Dad reacted like a dad. He’s acting like […]

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    Study: Certain forms of birth control may be linked to gestational diabetes

      Experts say they are investigating a link between gestational diabetes and birth control. It turns out being on birth control may up your odds of developing gestational diabetes. A study examined 2,000 pregnant women and found those who reported taking hormonal birth control had a higher risk for gestational diabetes, compared to women who didn’t use contraception. Barrier methods of birth control were not linked to the increased risk. Researchers say more studies are needed to determine the connection.

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    Decision made on soldier convicted in WikiLeaks scandal’s gender treatment

    Bradley Manning, who now calls herself Chelsea Manning, will get her first gender treatment while in military custody. The decision comes after the Bureau of Prisons rejected the Army’s request to transfer the national security leaker from a military prison to a civilian facility. The initial gender treatments could include allowing Manning to wear some female undergarments and also possibly provide some hormone treatments. Defense officials contend the Army does not have the medical expertise needed to give Manning the […]