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    Teen ‘zombie’ killed in freak accident at Halloween attraction

    IDAHO – A popular Halloween attraction in Idaho took a tragic turn. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s office says it happened as 18-year-old Jeremy McSpadden was performing his zombie role at the corn maze Friday night. Witnesses say McSpadden was running toward a paintball bus when he stumbled and fell forward. They say he landed in front of […]

  • People arriving from nations hit hard by Ebola began receiving special screening, including having their temperature taken, at New York's JFK airport on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

    Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments

    (CNN) Ashoka Mukpo, the NBC cameraman who contracted Ebola, posted on Twitter Monday. “Feeling like I’m on the road to good health. Will be posting some thoughts this week. Endless gratitude for good vibes,” a tweet on Mukpo’s account said. “Now that I’ve had first hand exp with this scourge of a disease, I’m even […]

  • Jacob's classroom have been causing him seizures. A neurologist told her that the light and vibration from the Promethean boards are responsible from these seizure-related symptoms.

    A mom says a classroom tool caused her son’s seizures

    NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) — A New Kent County mother says the electronic whiteboard in her child’s classroom is giving her son seizures. “Promethean” or smart boards — are the latest in classroom technology, in effect a modern-day chalkboard. Holly Miller-Bopp said the new display has been a painful lesson for her 12-year-old son, […]

  • Sommer used to weigh 250 pounds. Today, he weighs about 150 pounds.

    Rabbi loses 100 pounds after ‘come-to-Jesus moment’

    (CNN) — Pesach Sommer, 42, is an eight-time marathon runner. He’s completed at least 10 half-marathons and lost count of the number of 5Ks and 10Ks he has run. His track record isn’t bad, considering he only started running in 2007. That was when he gave in to his wife’s nagging and finally went to […]

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    CDC confirms Texas heath care worker has Ebola

    CNN — The deadly Ebola virus has been contracted by someone inside the United States for the first time. A nurse who had worn protective gear during her “extensive contact” at a Dallas hospital with an Ebola patient who died tested positive during a preliminary blood test, officials said Sunday. The woman had on a gown, […]

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    Man shot minutes after walking free after 15 years in prison

    Mount Hope, NY (WPIX) – From Upper Manhattan to Western Orange County, some 70 miles away, there’s a three-agency police search underway, following the shooting of a man who had just finished serving a 15-year prison sentence and had walked out of a state facility minutes earlier. It’s located in Otisville: population 1,056. In the […]

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    Reports: Texas sheriff’s deputy showing no signs of Ebola

    Update: 10/9/2014 – Health officials say the Dallas County Deputy is showing no signs of Ebola. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas said in a statement Thursday that Michael Monnig is in good condition one day after he was taken by ambulance to the hospital. According to NBCDFW, Monnig was one of the deputies who went inside […]

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    Need money? How to raise cash through Facebook likes

    CNN – You’ve heard of crowdfunding — raising funds through donations on the internet — well, get ready for “like” funding. An enterprising new startup in Hong Kong has devised a way of harnessing Facebook “likes” as a way of getting valuable donations to worthy causes and, at the same time, boosting the corporate social […]

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    Stephen Collins’ estranged wife says there’s no extortion attempt

    LOS ANGELES (CNN) — The estranged wife of actor Stephen Collins said Wednesday she isn’t trying to extort any money from her husband as they go through a contentious divorce and the former “7th Heaven” star is the subject of child molestation allegations. The allegations surfaced Tuesday after celebrity news site TMZ posted an audio […]

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    Wal-Mart cuts health benefits for 30,000 part-time workers

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Wal-Mart, the country’s largest retailer, is eliminating health benefits for about 30,000 employees to control its rising healthcare costs. The cut applies to part-timers who work fewer than 30 hours a week, Wal-Mart said Tuesday. It impacts 2% of the company’s U.S. workforce. More of Wal-Mart’s employees signed up for health […]

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    Oklahoma Class of 2014 SAT scores released, brings good news and promise

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The College Board is releasing SAT scores for the graduating class of 2014, and the news is good for Oklahoma, even though fewer students showed up to take the test. 69% of test takers met the college benchmark score of 1550, according to the Oklahoma State Dept. of Education. Also,  the number […]