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N.J. police pay last respects as retired K-9 put down

If they think so much of dogs, how can they ruthlessly shoot ours? NJ.com – by Jason Laday WEST DEPTFORD TWP. — With more than 20 West Deptford police officers looking on, joined by at least 70 others representing departments from … Continue reading

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Dominican Independence Day Celebrated by New Yorkers

DNA Info – by Carla Zanoni MANHATTAN —  Dominican New Yorkers are getting ready to party like it’s 1844 — as they plan a week’s worth of festivities marking the Dominican Republic’s 168th anniversary of its independence from Haitian rule. … Continue reading

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Tom Schweich, Missouri auditor and candidate for governor, dies in apparent suicide

St. Louis Today – by Kevin McDermott ST. LOUIS • Tom Schweich, Missouri’s Republican state auditor and a leading contender for the governor’s office in next year’s election, died Thursday after apparently shooting himself in his Clayton home. “What we know at … Continue reading

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Trucker uses retractable ‘James Bond’ bumper to cheat GWB tolls, cops say

NJ.com – by James Kleimann FORT LEE — A tractor trailer driver with a “James Bond-styled” big rig was arrested Wednesday morning on charges he attempted to game the license plate readers at the George Washington Bridge EZPass tolls. According to … Continue reading

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Bergen County Ringleader Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Steal More than $180K By Filing False Unemployment Claims

Englewood-Englewood Cliffs Patch – by Natalie Mieles A Bergen County man pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy and theft charges for leading a criminal scheme in which he and three other men stole over $180,000 from the State of New Jersey … Continue reading

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850 DNA Matches In FBI Database After Houston Clears Rape Kit Backlog

Huffington Post – by JUAN A. LOZANO HOUSTON (AP) — Evidence from more than 6,600 rape kits that went untested for years in Houston have turned up 850 hits in the FBI’s nationwide database of DNA profiles, marking a major step … Continue reading

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Former Hearne officer fired after death is volunteering as a deputy constable

The Eagle – by Andrea Salazar Falls County Precinct 3 Constable Richard Aleman has a new deputy constable in Stephen C. Stem, the former Hearne police officer who shot and killed an armed 93-year-old woman last May. Stem has been … Continue reading

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Marijuana Is Officially Legal In Alaska

Huffington Post – by Matt Ferner Marijuana is now legal for adults in Alaska. Alaska on Tuesday becomes the third U.S. state to end prohibition of marijuana, officially putting into effect Ballot Measure 2, approved by 53 percent of state … Continue reading

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Feeding Infants Peanut Products Could Prevent Allergies, Study Suggests

New York Times – by Andrew Pollack Turning what was once conventional wisdom on its head, a new study suggests that many, if not most peanut allergies can be prevented by feeding young children food containing peanuts beginning in infancy, … Continue reading

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HSBC CEO used offshore accounts to hide bonus payments from colleagues

Fortune – by Geoffrey Smith What do you do when the CEO is part of the problem rather than part of the solution? That’s the question for HSBC Holdings Plc HBC after weekend disclosures that its current boss, Stuart Gulliver, stashed … Continue reading

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Walk like a penguin to stay safe on ice

WDBJ 7 – by Shane Dwyer ROANOKE, Va. – Have you slipped and fell on ice yet? I know my neighborhood was completely iced over Sunday morning. If you have, and even if you haven’t, we’ll let you in on a … Continue reading

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Man Who Set Dog On Fire Has Now Killed A Child, Police Say

Huffington Post – by Sebastian Murdock A 6-year-old Alabama boy was pronounced dead Sunday after a man who had previously set a dog on fire crashed his SUV into the child, police said. Aiden Howard had been in critical condition … Continue reading

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‘Boom, Boom, Boom!’ Tanker Burns on South Jersey Highway, Nearby Homes Evacuated

NBC Philadelphia – by Vince Lattanzio and Kelly Bayliss A tanker truck, filled to the brim with gasoline, erupted in flames after overturning on a busy Camden County, New Jersey roadway Monday morning. The TK Transport truck was carrying 8,900 gallons … Continue reading

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No more pencils, no more books, Guttenberg students learn via technology

Hudson Reporter – by Art Schwartz The fifth grade students in teacher Andrew Gallagher’s social studies and language arts class have graduated from paper to computers. On a recent wintry morning, they were all racing around the Internet, compiling information … Continue reading

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Inside the Fight to Save the Salish Sea

Earth Justice A proposed tar sands pipeline through Western Canada threatens the Salish Sea—rich, abundant border waters shared by the U.S. and Canada—and the very existence and way of life of Native tribes located in the United States. The pipeline … Continue reading

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Strange Beginnings: 11 Products You Thought You Knew

Purple Clover – by Skylar Harrison Listerine began as a treatment for sweaty feet and corns, Coca-Cola was used for morphine addiction—and that’s not all.  

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Hero Dog Who Took 2 Bullets During Home Invasion Expected to Recover

Brandon Patch – by Sherri Lonon When a group of men forced their way into a Tampa home Tuesday night, Legend the dog wasted no time trying to protect his people. The gentle giant sprang into action, biting one of … Continue reading

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Cops Stop Teens for Shoveling Snow, Stirring A Heap Of Controversy

Bridgewater Patch – by Emily Everson It’s a practice that’s about as common as setting up a lemonade stand. In central New Jersey, local residents would hardly balk at two teenagers knocking on the door with snow shovels and offering … Continue reading

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Calls Mount For Shutdown Of ISIS Propaganda Machine As London Girls Vanish

CBS News NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — International investigators have been trying to use social media to prevent three missing London schoolgirls from joining ISIS in Syria, as President Barack Obama says it is crucial to shut down the propaganda machine that … Continue reading

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Police: Suspect Bragged About Las Vegas Road-Rage Killing

ABC News – by Ken Ritter The teenage neighbor arrested in what has been described as the road-rage slaying of a Las Vegas mother boasted about the shooting and told friends that he emptied several clips from his semi-automatic handgun … Continue reading

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