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Drink Beer? Take Showers? Worry About West's Snowpack

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 8:56am
Some scientists say the West's snowpack is declining, in a hint at a future with less water to irrigate crops, brew beer and take showers.






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'Family Man' Slain While Washing Dishes

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 8:52am
More than a week after 44-year-old dad Juan Ortiz was shot in the chest while washing dishes inside his home, officials are still searching for shooter.






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Debt Collectors Hound Grandma and Grandpa

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 5:54am
Faced with a fixed income and constantly rising cost of living, many seniors now spend their "golden years" fending off debt collectors.






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Cop Suspended After Video Surfaces on YouTube

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 5:03am
A NYPD officer has been suspended after a video was posted online that appeared to show him repeatedly punching a 16-year-old suspect.






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Obama Praises LeBron for Wearing 'I Can't Breathe' Shirt

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 4:50am
"LeBron is an example of a young man who has ... tried to say, 'I'm part of this society, too' and focus attention," President Obama tells People.






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Dozens Held After Blocking Freeway Over Police Shooting

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 4:08am
Dozens of protesters were arrested Friday after causing a three-mile traffic jam by blocking a Wisconsin freeway on Friday.






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70 Arrested in Protest Over Man Killed by Cop in Wisconsin

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 2:01am
Dozens were arrested in Wisconsin Friday during protests against the death of a black man fatally shot by a white police officer earlier this year, police said.






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70 Arrested in Protest Over Man Killed by Cop in Milwaukee

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 2:01am
Dozens were arrested in Milwaukee Friday during protests against the death of a black man fatally shot by a white police officer earlier this year, police said.






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Michael Phelps Enters DUI Plea

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:27pm
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI charge, sentenced to probation. WBAL's Lowell Melser reports.






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Homeowner Chops Down Eagles' Nest

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:38pm
Washington state homeowner chops down tree containing bald eagle nest as camera rolls. KING's Dan Cassuto reports.






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It Was Them: FBI Says North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:31pm
Sony took the unprecedented step on Wednesday of canceling the Christmas Day release of the film.






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Supreme Court Denies Florida Gay Marriage Delay

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:29pm
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to grant a delay sought by officials in the Sunshine State to delay gay marriage past a Jan. 5 date set by a court.






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U.S. Issues Travel Alert After Lone-Wolf Australia Attack

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:20pm
Officials said that there is no specific threat to Americans travelling abroad, but they are concerned that Monday's violence could inspire copycats.
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Kurdish Fighters Continue Offensive Against Isis

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:07pm
A day after opening up a safe corridor to rescue Yazidi families trapped on Mount Sinjar, Peshmerga forces battle to keep advancing against Isis militants in the area.






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Illinois Woman Tries to Trademark 'I Can't Breathe'

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:55pm
Catherine Crump, of Waukegan, has no connection to the Eric Garner family and did not ask his kin for permission before filing for a trademark.






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Crash Kills Three Headed to Funeral in California

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:45pm
Two girls, 12 and 11, and the driver died after an SUV rolled over in southern California Friday, a crash which may have been caused by a blown tire.
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Flashback: 1984 Subway Vigilante

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:41pm
On December 22, 1984 Bernhard Goetz, aka "The Subway Vigilante," took the law into his own hands when he fired a gun on four teens riding the Manhattan subway.






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UVA Board Chairman Admonishes 'Drive-By Journalism'

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:40pm
"Our tightly knit community has experienced the full fury of drive-by journalism in the 21st century," said Chairman Rector George K. Martin.






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State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert for Americans

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:01pm
Citing the deadly hostage standoff in Sydney, Australia, the State Department has issued a worldwide travel alert for American citizens.
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UVA Leaders Reflect On Campus' Difficult Year

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 6:37pm
The UVA Board of Visitors addressed several campus incidents, including the deaths of four students before launching its discussion on sexual assaults on campus.






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