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    Paying kids not to kill

    RICHMOND, Calif.  — The four teens kick back and talk openly with their mentor. They discuss job opportunities, the need for support and the possibility of a trip out of state. They’re relaxing in the lobby of a city agency, one outfitted with a couch and wing chairs to make it feel homey. Anything to […]

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    Exploding vaporizer rips hole in man’s tongue

    Warning: Some of the images in the video below may be considered disturbing to some viewers. ALBANY, N.Y. – Kenneth Barbero of Albany, NY was enjoying a nice millennial vaping session when the hand-held device he was using blew up in his face; knocking out teeth, ripping a hole in his tongue and leaving his […]

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    Quaker granola bars recalled for possible listeria contamination

    A popular snack for parents and children is recalling a couple of products due to listeria concerns. The Quaker Oats Company announced that it was recalling boxes of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars after officials learned that sunflower kernels may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The affected products include: 6.1 ounce boxes of Quaker Quinoa Granola […]

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    New rule expands overtime pay to millions of workers

    NEW YORK  — Starting later this year, millions more workers will become eligible for overtime pay. Under a new rule announced by the White House Tuesday, anybody making a salary of less than $47,476 ($913 a week) will automatically qualify for overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week. That’s roughly double […]

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    Traffic alert: Fire crews responding to gas line rupture in northwest Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Fire crews are responding to a report of a natural gas odor Tuesday night in northwest Oklahoma City. The odor was reported at around 8:30 p.m. in the area of Memorial and Rockwell. The crews later said it’s a gas line leaking underground, which was not hit but just ruptured on its own. As a result, […]

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    New report raises concerns over possible connection between fracking and water pollution

    OKLAHOMA CITY – There have long been concerns in our state that wastewater injection by oil companies is the cause of all the earthquakes we’ve been experiencing in recent years. Now, another concern is coming to the forefront – whether it could be contaminating our water. One Oklahoma geologist said a recent Washington Post article raises serious questions. […]

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    Conservative candidate forgets to close porn tabs while blasting rival on Facebook

    ARLINGTON, Va. – A congressional candidate running for a seat in Virginia appears to have shared a little too much about his browsing habits by posting an embarrassing screenshot to his official Facebook page. Mike Webb, who is running as an independent after losing the Republican primary, posted several screenshots Monday morning and appears to […]

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    First penis transplant performed in the U.S., part of experimental trial

    A 64-year-old cancer patient is the first penile transplant recipient in the U.S. After 15 hours under the knife, surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital say Thomas Manning is recovering well. The announcement came Monday morning, during a press conference, when doctors called the outcome a “landmark procedure.” Manning’s penis was amputated after doctors discovered genital cancer […]

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    City leaders: Edmond residents may see effect of budget crisis on their electric bill

    EDMOND, Okla. – Lawmakers are trying to find ways to close a $1.3 billion gap in the state’s budget. Public schools, the state’s healthcare and state agencies have been faced with budget cuts, but now Edmond officials say residents may see the effect of the budget crisis on their electric bill. Edmond officials announced on […]

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    ‘Bullets Over Broadway’ Ticket Giveaway Official Rules

      Contest has ended. ‘Bullets Over Broadway’ Ticket Giveaway Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, NOR WILL A PURCHASE IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. 1. Eligibility: Entrants must be legal US residents, at least 18 years old or above, as […]

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    Human and rat DNA found in burgers, according to lab report

    Americans eat nearly 50 billion hamburgers a year, but a recent report by a food research company has some burger lovers cringing. In both meat and vegetarian patties, Clear Labs found some additional ingredients that may turn the stomachs of the hardiest eaters, according to ‘The Hamburger Report,’ a molecular study of a beloved American […]