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Wednesday's Top 6 News Stories

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:27am
From the U.S. seeking to arm Syrian rebels against ISIS to the latest scandals in the NFL, see the stories we're following.






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Doggone Miracle! Pooch Found 1,000 Miles From Home

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:08am
More than two years after a New York man's dog disappeared from his home, the pooch mysteriously turned up in Florida.






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Heat Wave Leaves Thousands in the Dark

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:55am
More than 10,000 Southern Californians were without power Tuesday night as a scorching heat wave fueled record-breaking energy demand, officials said.






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Not Just Rice: 12 NFL Players Have Domestic Violence Arrests

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:57am
The NFL's handling of Ray Rice had brought new focus to its record on domestic violence, which includes many players who remain on the field.






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Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Off Guam

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:51am
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck 25 miles northwest of Guam in the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.






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American Nabbed Swimming to N. Korea in Bid to Meet Kim

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:47am
South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river into rival North Korea, an official said.






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2014 MacArthur 'Genius Grant' Winners Unveiled

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:34am
The 21 recipients of the "genius" grants will receive $625,000 to spend any way they like.






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These Are the Most and Least Educated Cities in the U.S.

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:24am
A new study by personal finance social network WalletHub found the U.S. cities with the most and least educated people.






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House Passes 'No Welfare for Weed' Bill

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:09am
The bill would make it harder for people to use welfare payments to buy pot in states where the drug is legal. It has little chance of becoming law.






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High Tech Device Diagnoses Diseases in Minutes

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:52pm
A device developed at MIT uses a drop of blood or saliva to diagnose some of the world's most devastating diseases. KPRC's Rachel McNeill reports.






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GM Begins Payouts For Ignition Switch Deaths

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:28pm
GM Victim Compensation Fund has made its first payment to families of victims who were injured or killed in accidents traced to faulty ignition switches. NBC's Mark Barger reports.






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Girlfriend's Horrifying Murder Stuns Indiana Town

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:12pm
The prosecutor said allegations against Joseph A. Oberhansley were so gruesome they were like nothing he'd ever seen in a quarter-century in office.






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Accused Cannibal Has First Day In Court

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:08pm
An Indiana man accused of killing his girlfriend and eating parts of her body puts on a show outside of courtroom. WAVE's Katie Bauer reports.






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Ferguson Protesters Call Anew for New Prosecutor

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:03pm
Protesters seeking the immediate arrest of the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old disrupted a government meeting Tuesday.






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Historic Floods Feared as Odile Zeroes In on Arizona

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 8:44pm
Even before a drop of rain had fallen, flash flood watches were in effect for all of southern Arizona stretching into late Thursday afternoon.






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Baby Born to Couple Who Wed During Boston Bombings

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 8:01pm
The couple welcomed daughter Alexandra Copley Watling, whose middle name commemorates Copley Square — the site of the Boston Marathon finish line.






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New Lead in 1975 Cold Case? Cops Scouring Virginia Property

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:59pm
Investigators were scouring a Virginia property in connection with the mysterious case of two sisters who vanished while at a shopping mall in 1975.






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Two Hundred Georgia Guardsman Return Home from Afghanistan

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:25pm
Two hundred Georgia Guardsmen returned home Tuesday from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.
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Cord Cutters Rejoice: HBO Go Weighs Streaming-Only

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:16pm
Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes' suggests that HBO Go could become available on online-only streaming platforms.






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Gen. Dempsey Says if Needed He Would Recommend Troops in Iraq

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:46pm
President Obama has insisted that there will be no boots on the ground in the fight against ISIS militants in Iraq.
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