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Nevada DMV Worker Charged in Fatal Hit and Run

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:40pm
A Las Vegas woman charged with a fatal hit and run is a Department of Motor Vehicles employee, who was set to start administering driving tests.

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Fifth Body Found in Rubble After Md. Mansion Fire

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:30pm
"Life is fragile. Make time today to embrace your loved ones," relatives of the six family members feared dead in the blaze said in a statement.
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Fifth Body Found in Rubble of Md. Mansion Fire

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:30pm
"Life is fragile. Make time today to embrace your loved ones," relatives of the six family members feared dead in the blaze said in a statement.

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Only in Portland Would the Airport's Carpet Reach Cult Status

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:29pm
Fans are flocking to Portland International Airport to take last-minute selfies with a decades-old aquamarine carpet that is being removed.
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U.S. and Cuba Find 'Diversity of Views' in First Round of Talks

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:28pm
Two women, Roberta Jacobson and Josefina Vidal, have the job of leading negotiations between the U.S. and Cuba.
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TSA Discovers Record Number of Firearms in Carry-On Bags

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:27pm
The TSA discovered a record 2,212 firearms in carry-on bags this year, up from 660 a decade ago, and the vast majority of them were loaded.
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Pair of Storms Threaten Weekend Snow for East Coast

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:26pm
The snowstorm that left parts of Texas buried under record snow is making its way up the East Coast as a second storm waits in the wings for Sunday.
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Montana Town Cleared to Drink Water After Oil Spill

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:07pm
Tests found the cancer-causing agent benzene was at safe levels in Glendive, six days after an oil spill forced residents to rely on bottled water.

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Inmate Vows to Sue NFL for $88 Billion Over Cowboys Call

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:40pm
Terrance Hendrix, 51, announced his plans to sue the league for "gross stupidity" in a potentially game-changing call during the Cowboys' loss.

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Rare Wines Stolen From Napa's French Laundry Recovered

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:33pm
The wine was stolen on Christmas Day from the restaurant in Yountville, California.

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Convicted Ex-Virginia Gov's Law License Suspended

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:19pm
The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has suspended former Gov. Bob McDonnell's license to practice law.

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Escaped Suspect Caught After Search Near Florida College

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:08pm
Florida International University officials said the school was not on lock down, but did send out an alert to students.

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Conn. Fire Captain Destroys 'Horrific' Photos of Victim

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:35pm
The upset fire captain removed the decades-old photos of a young 1944 fire victim from the walls of his Hartford fire house and burned them.

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NFL Finds Balls Under-Inflated in Title Game

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:26pm
As the Super Bowl nears, the NFL is breaking its silence, confirming that under-inflated footballs were used in the AFC Championship game.

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School Considers Banning Leggings

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:25pm
Tennessee school district considers ban on tight-fitting leggings as part of its dress code. Leslie Ackerson reports.
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Driving Instructor Accused of Hit And Run

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:16pm
Las Vegas DMV driving instructor accused of leaving scene after fatally striking pedestrian with her truck. KSNV's Kelsey Thomas reports.

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WWII-Era Bridge Imploded in Seconds Over Icy River

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:12pm
An old bridge, built in 1942, carrying Route 40 over the Hoosic River in Central New York is imploded to make way for a new, $11 million-version.

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How Are Footballs Chosen and Certified Before a Game?

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 2:50pm
All footballs used in the NFL are checked by referees before each game and are marked for use if they're up to league standards.
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Researchers Discover Cause of Facial Birthmark

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 2:49pm
Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome, often associated with facial birthmarks, which means new trials and new hope for sufferers. WBAL's Megan Pringle reports.

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Army: Fort Hood Lacked System to ID Rampage Threat

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 2:48pm
There were no clear warnings that Spc. Ivan Lopez would go on a two-block shooting spree on April 2, an Army report released Friday concluded.

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