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Infographic: Emergency Rooms See Increase in Heroin Patients

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 8:21am
Heroin abuse has nearly doubled in America in the last five years. Attorney General Eric Holder recently called heroin use in this country an "urgent public health crisis," citing that between 2006 and 2010, heroin overdose deaths have increased by 45-percent.






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Cronut Bakery Re-Opening After 'Severe Mouse Infestation'

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 7:49am

The home of the Cronut is set to re-open this morning at 8 a.m.








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KNOW IT ALL: Tuesday's Top Stories at NBC News

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 7:33am
Good morning, and happy Tuesday. Here are six of the top stories we are following this morning at NBC News:1.






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Handcuffed Suspect Escapes Out Police Car Window

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 4:19am

He found about 45 minutes later hiding between two parked cars, authorities said.








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Gunman With 'Complaint' Shoots LAPD Officer at Police Station

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 4:19am

A Los Angeles officer was shot and wounded by a gunman who walked into a police station lobby with "a complaint" and opened fire, officials said.








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Severe Storms, Tornadoes Kill Two, Injure 20 in Deep South

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 4:19am
Two people were killed and about 20 other people were injured by a powerful spring storm that spun off tornadoes and flooded parts of the Southeast on Monday.In Mississippi, a 9-year-old girl was swept away and killed after the storms dropped nearly 7 inches of rain there in a two-day span.






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UConn Students Get Rowdy Celebrating National Championship

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 1:57am

More than 10,000 UConn students shook the stands inside Gampel Pavilion Monday night, then erupted in cheers, stormed the arena floor and poured into streets.








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California Bill Would End SeaWorld Killer Whale Shows

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 1:05am
SeaWorld San Diego would have to end its killer whale shows and remove 10 orcas from their tanks under a bill inspired by a documentary blasting the marine park's animal welfare practices. The California Assembly is holding its first hearing on AB2140 Tuesday morning.






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Gunman Shoots LAPD Officer at Police Station

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:07am

A Los Angeles officer was shot and wounded by a gunman who walked into a police station and opened fire and police fired back, officials said.








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Dunk of the Year? Kentucky's James Young Slams Over UConn

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:07am

Kentucky’s James Young just dunked on the entire state of Connecticut and it was beautiful.








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Montana Man Charged With Threatening Obama and Family

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:05pm
A Montana Gulf War veteran who was investigated three years ago for threatening President Barack Obama was back in federal custody Monday on new charges of threatening the president and his family, court documents showed Monday.






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Watch Paralyzed Men Move Again Thanks to Medical Breakthrough

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:54pm

Kent Stephenson and Rob Summers do voluntary training with stimulation at the Human Locomotion Research Center laboratory, a part of the University of Louisville’s Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center.








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Severe Storms, Tornadoes Kill One, Injure 20 in Deep South

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:17pm
One person was killed and about 20 other people were injured by a powerful spring storm that spun off tornadoes and flooded parts of the Southeast on Monday.A car that left the road into rain-swollen Jackson Creek in Lilburn, Ga.






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Shabazz Napier: Some Nights I Go to Bed 'Starving'

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:17pm

Napier has been an inspiring leader as a 6-foot- 1 senior guard.








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Childhood Obesity: No Major Shift?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:56pm

New study finds childhood obesity rates holding steady...at best. Erika Edwards reports.








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8 Hurt in Shelving Collapse at Dollar Store: FDNY

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:46pm

The fire department says eight people were injured, seven seriously, when packed shelving units collapsed at a Bronx dollar store.








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Severe Weather Pounds the South

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:25pm

A tornado touched down in Mississippi, hitting before residents could even react.








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Engineer in Deadly Derailment Had 'Severe' Sleep Disorder: NTSB

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:25pm

Federal investigators say the engineer on the Metro-North train that derailed last year has a serious sleep disorder.








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Rescued Family Faces Outrage on Social Media

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:04pm

A family of four who sailed into trouble when their boat broke down are now safe after a dramatic rescue mission.








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Smart Car Tipping in San Francisco

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:49pm

A group of young men were spotted vandalizing Smart cars in the Bay Area.








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