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    Community college president arrested for being ‘super drunk’

    MANISTEE COUNTY, Mich. – The president of a Michigan community college may be charged with being ‘super drunk.’ Authorities say Charles Dillon was pulled over earlier this month by police in Mainstee County. Dillon refused to take a breath test, so blood was drawn after his arrest. The toxicology report shows his blood alcohol contest was .186. Michigan’s ‘super drunk’ law goes into effect at .17. If prosecutors choose to charge Dillon under the ‘super drunk’ law, he could face […]

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    SolarWorld issues massive recall due to shock and fire hazard

    Officials are reporting a massive recall for those who own solar panels. SolarWorld says they are recalling approximately 1.3 million solar systems installed with bare-copper grounding lugs. The company says the bare-copper lugs can corrode and possibly cause an electrical shock, electrocution or fire hazard. The faulty grounding lugs were installed with solar units sold from June 2011 to June 2014. The firm says they have received one report of corrosion related to the bare copper lugs. No injuries have […]

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    American Airlines to change their prices for unaccompanied minors

    The nation’s largest airline, American Airlines, says it charges $150 for children ages 5 to 11 to fly as unaccompanied minors. Starting September 3rd, that age goes to 14-years-old. The airline says extending the fee to more youths will ensure the safest possible travel for them. United Airlines charges $150 each way for minors 5 to 11. Delta and Jetblue currently charge $100 each way for those 5 to 14. Southwest charges $50 each way for kids 5 to 11.

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    Ford recalls 160,000 vehicles for engine issues

    If you drive a late-model Ford, there’s a recall you may want to pay close attention to before getting in your car. Ford Motor Company is recalling nearly 160,000 Focus ST and Escape vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years due to a safety issue. The automaker says the engines in these vehicles can hesitate or stall due to a wiring problem. Ford will notify vehicle owners and repair the cars for free. Ford is also recalling 616 Focus […]

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    Video: Woman’s close call with lightning all caught on tape

    HAYDEN, Idaho – An Idaho woman’s close call with lightning this week was all caught on tape. The woman’s daughter recorded the video and said her mother is lucky to be alive after a bolt of lightning struck just one-foot away from her. The woman who shot the video says she and her mother both lost their hearing for about a minute after the lightning struck.  

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    Watch: George W. Bush takes part in #IceBucketChallenge

    The Ice Bucket Challenge is all over the internet with celebrities and dignitaries joining the rest of us in raising money to fight ALS. Now former President George W. Bush is also taking part in the challenge. The 43rd president says he was challenged by several people, including his daughter Jenna Bush Hager. In his video Bush claims he is just going to write a check, since being doused with ice water isn’t very presidential. That is when former First […]

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    Update: Agencies confirm beheading of American photojournalist is real

    UPDATE- On Wednesday, President Obama said the “entire world is appalled” by the murder of U.S. journalist James Foley. Foley disappeared on Nov. 22, 2012 in Syria, near the border of Turkey. U.S. Intelligence agencies have confirmed the video is real. The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham(ISIS) claims to have beheaded an American photojournalist and has threatened the life of another American journalist if President Obama doesn’t stop airstrikes in Iraq. A graphic video obtained by NBC News purportedly […]

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    Recall alert: Hold that lime wedge, your beer could contain glass particles

    If you’re a Corona beer drinker, listen up! Constellation Brands, which imports the Mexican beer, ┬áis recalling bottles of Corona Extra after small pieces of glass were found inside some bottles. The recall covers 12-ounce clear glass bottles in select six-pack, 12-pack and 18-pack packages containing bottles with specific production codes. Consumers are encouraged to consult with the Corona website to check the code number printed on each bottle’s neck. Recalled bottles can be returned to the place of purchase […]

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    Family wants brutal attack by stepson classified as a ‘hate crime’

      SMITH COUNTY, Miss. – A Smith County man is in critical condition after he was attacked during a family feud. Outraged family members are calling it a “hate crime.” Craig Wilson’s sister says he was brutally attacked by a relative for allowing his mixed race grandchildren to visit his home. The family says his stepson came to Wilson’s property, screaming racist remarks at the family. The stepson, Jeff Daniels, and Wilson got into a heated argument over the children. […]

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    Recall: Children’s water bottles sold at Wal-Mart, Target recalled

    A children’s water bottle that was sold a retailers across the country is being recalled because it could injure kids. Brita is recalling 242,000 children’s water bottles because of a possible laceration hazard. The company says the bottle’s lid can break into pieces with sharp edges. So far, it has received 35 reports of lids breaking or cracking. The 15 ounce bottles are six inches tall with characters like Dora the Explorer, Hello Kitty, SpongeBob Square Pants and Teenage Mutant […]

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    Twitter cracking down on Internet bullies after Robin Williams’ daughter received horrifying messages

    Twitter is taking action against internet bullies after Robin Williams’ daughter quit Twitter this week. Williams’ daughter left the social network after she was harassed following her father’s death. Zelda Williams received taunting messages from anonymous users who sent her grisly, photo-shopped images of her father. In response, Twitter issued the following statement: “We will not tolerate abuse of this nature on Twitter. We have suspended a number of accounts related to this issue. We are in process of evaluating […]