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  1. oh_gal

    Police Use Stun Gun on Passenger in Indiana

    http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/08/us/indiana-police-taser-window-smash/index.html?hpt=hp_t4 Couldn't find a thread for this. According to the reporter on CNN, who calls herself a "woman of color", this is another example of racism in America.
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    Ebola outbreak - general thread #1

    There's no story on CNN yet...only the headline. Patient recently returned from West Africa. www.cnn.com
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    We Put the FUN in Funeral?

    at a National Guard training facility in Arkansas. By M.L. Johnson, Associated Press Posted: 02/19/14, 8:01 AM EST | Updated: 16 hrs ago The Wisconsin National Guard announced Tuesday that it had suspended a member from honor guard duties after she apparently posted to social media a...
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    Dashcam Video That Makes You Smile...

    Sometimes being a superstar involves doing something pretty ordinary. http://www.newsnet5.com/news/local-news/water-cooler/dash-cam-catches-texas-cop-playing-catch-with-lonely-kid-video-goes-viral If everyone in the world spent 10 minutes a day watching videos like this, the ripple effect...
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    Don We Now our FUN Apparel.....

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Greeting card giant Hallmark said Thursday that it shouldn't have changed the lyrics to "Deck the Halls" on a new holiday ornament that stirred a backlash from customers online. The Kansas City, Mo.-based company has been defending itself after it began selling a...
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    No Candy...Chubby Letters, Instead !??!?

    http://www.newsnet5.com/dpp/news/national/Woman-offers-letters-not-Halloween-candy-to-kids-she-deems-obese-calls-parents-irresponsible NORTH DAKOTA - Kids ringing this woman’s door on Halloween are more likely to feel tricked than treated. That’s because the North Dakota woman...
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    GUILTY OH - Mitchell Simon for attempted murder of parents, Liberty Township, 2013

    http://www.newsnet5.com/dpp/news/state/police-16-year-old-charged-with-attempted-murder-after-setting-home-on-fire-with-parents-inside Police: 16-year-old charged with attempted murder after setting home on fire with parents inside LIBERTY TWP., Ohio - A 16-year-old was arrested and...
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    CA - Andy Lopez, 13, carrying toy assault rifle, shot by LE, 22 Oct 2013

    California cop's mistaken fatal shooting of boy unfolded in seconds . Reuters By Ronnie Cohen 6 hours ago . This combination of photos provided by the family via The Press Democrat and the Sonoma County Sheriff's Department shows an undated photo of 13-year-old Andy...
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    GUILTY WA - Spc. Tevin Geike, 20, stabbed to death, Lakewood, 5 Oct 2013

    A white U.S. soldier who friends say was celebrating his pending departure from the Army was fatally stabbed by at least one black assailant over the weekend in a racially charged confrontation, police in Washington state said. Spc. Tevin A. Geike, 20, of Summerville, South Carolina, died after...
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    Customer Service Rant Goes Viral -- You go, Guy!!

    OMG....I have sooooooooooooooo been where this guy is. With more and more companies outsourcing their customer service centers to "Buffy" or "Brent" in India (I swear, they pull their "American" names out of a hat first thing in the morning), "customer service" is the new oxymoron... Note: I...
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    Fast Food Workers Want $15/hr

    NEW YORK - Fast-food customers in search of burgers and fries on Thursday might run into striking workers instead. Organizers say thousands of fast-food workers are set to stage walkouts in dozens of cities around the country, part of a push to get chains such as McDonald's, Taco Bell and...
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    George Zimmerman helps to rescue family....

    (CNN) -- Four days after he was acquitted of murder, George Zimmerman stepped out of seclusion to help a family get out of an overturned vehicle in Florida, authorities said. Zimmerman and another man helped four people get out of an SUV that had overturned Wednesday evening in Sanford -- the...
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    Ann Curry OUT as co-host of Today.....

    After more than a week of furious speculation about her future, Ann Curry broke down in tears on Thursday as she told viewers she would be leaving the "Today" show after a little more than a year as co-host. "I am so grateful to all of you," Curry said at the end of the show's second hour...
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    Call Me Maybe.....

    http://www.newsnet5.com/dpp/news/local_news/oh_geauga/VIDEO-Chardon-High-boys-baseball-inspired-by-Harvard-baseball-covers--Call-Me-Maybe As many have read here on WS, Chardon, Ohio, has been devastated with the shooting spree by a fellow/now former CHS student back in February 2012. It was...
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    3-day old baby killed by family dog

    Newborn infant dies after dog attack at Ohio home Dog Attack hub generic 640x480_20100616125913_JPG Regular Photo Size advertisement alt alt alt alt ShareThis Posted: 9:07 AM By: Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio - An Ohio coroner's investigator says a 3-day-old infant died hours...
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    Miss Universe to Allow Transgender Contestants

    http://www.cnn.com/2012/04/10/showbiz/miss-universe-transgender/index.html?hpt=hp_bn9 Los Angeles (CNN) -- The Miss Universe organization announced Tuesday it is ending its ban on transgender contestants after coming under scrutiny recently when a Canadian competitor was told she would be...
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    MI - $1M lottery winner still gets food stamps

    http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/michigan-woman-still-collecting-food-stamps-winning-1-201751693.html People love stories about someone winning the lottery and then giving the money away. They're less likely to feel fondly about Amanda Clayton, who won $1 million in the Michigan State...
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    Tiger Woods: Navy SEAL?

    http://www.cnn.com/video/?hpt=hp_t3#/video/us/2012/03/02/moos-tiger-stare.cnn I'm not sayin' a word. Carry on.
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    Paula Deen -- Diabetes Woes

    The media is all over Paula Deen....for eating a cheeseburger while on a cruise, right after her disclosure of diabetes. http://gma.yahoo.com/paula-deen-caught-eating-cheeseburger-150609231--abc-news.html I don't have diabetes, but I did have gestational diabetes, and from what I recall...
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    GUILTY OH - Charles Kho, 13, killed in hit & run, Olmsted Falls, 17 Oct 2011

    An 80-year-old woman has been charged with the hit-skip accident that killed a 13-year old boy, out delivering invitations to his upcoming birthday party. She later tried to get her car damage fixed, but didn't want to alert her insurance, which tipped the office manager off at the body shop...
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