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    High-speed Chase for Llamas on the Loose

    (CNN) — Picture a mix of your favorite movie car chase and a trip to the zoo. Two llamas were on the loose in Sun City, Arizona, Thursday, with TV cameras following them as law enforcement closed in. Of course, it didn’t take long before Twitter joined in the hunt. #Llamas became a trending topic worldwide. The chase began after a 911 call came in to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office just before noon, reporting that a black llama and […]

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    FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The FCC has passed a historic measure to more strictly regulate the Internet. The new rules, known as “net neutrality,” act to provide equal opportunity for Internet speeds and access to websites. Verizon and Tumblr weighed in following the decision: The FCC's #ThrowbackThursday vote on #NetNeutrality brought 1930s regulations to the 21st-century Internet: http://t.co/G3ytd278dz — Verizon Policy (@VZPublicPolicy) February 26, 2015 Holy cow. Net neutrality is official. Congrats, thank you, and !!! to everybody on the […]

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    NJ House Explosion Caught on Dash Cam Video

    NEW JERSEY (KYW) — Fifteen people were hurt in this house explosion in Ocean County, New Jersey Tuesday. The explosion was captured on a police cruiser’s dash camera. According to Stafford Township’s mayor, residents complained of a gas odor and workers from the gas company arrived to investigate. At some point during their investigation, the house exploded. Six firefighters, two emergency workers and seven gas company workers were hurt. Authorities say the explosion leveled at least one home. Several more […]

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    Photographer Rescues Missing Woman Found Frozen to Ground

    Franklin, TN (WSMV) — A missing woman was found frozen to the ground after last week’s ice storm. Patricia, 74, survived the freezing temperatures thanks to a man who spotted her car and stopped to see if everything was OK. Keith Sheldon works for Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation, but his true passion in life is photography. Sheldon took photos of downed power lines from the ice storm last week. “I’d taken this right before I came out and found […]

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    Keith Olbermann Suspended For Penn State Tweets

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — ESPN has suspended anchor Keith Olbermann for the remainder of the week over a Twitter spat that the anchor had with fans of Penn State University. Early Monday, a Penn State supporter tweeted at Olbermann with the university’s trademark slogan: “We Are!” Olbermann, who has been critical of Penn State in the past, responded by finishing the phrase with “…Pitiful.” @lisaadeleon …Pitiful — Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) February 23, 2015 The original tweet, however, also included a […]

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    Eating Peanuts as a Baby Can Cut Allergy Risk by 80 Percent, New Study Suggests

    (CNN) — Parents who have children with food allergies know all too well about the headaches in keeping their lives “nut-free.” But a new study suggests that peanut allergy can be prevented at a young age by embracing peanuts, not avoiding them. Eating peanut products as a baby significantly reduces the risk of developing the allergy by 80% in high-risk infants, a study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests. Peanuts are one of the leading causes of food […]

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    Dentist Charged in Death of Patient After Trying to Remove 20 of Her Teeth

    ENFIELD, CT (WFSB) — A Connecticut dentist turned himself into Enfield police on Tuesday in connection with the death of one of his patients. Dr. Rashmi Chhotabhai Patel, 45, of Suffield, was charged with criminally negligent homicide and tampering with evidence on Tuesday. Judy Gan, 64, and her husband Michael arrived at Enfield Family Dental, which is located at 71 Hazard, for 20 teeth extractions, implants and grafts in Februrary 2014. Tuesday was the one year anniversary of Gan’s death.The […]

  • Disabled Boy Becomes Running Champ

    How a Profoundly Disabled Boy Became a Running Champ

    (CNN) — Twelve years ago, Rachel Miller was lost when it came to her son John. The 7-year-old was profoundly disabled because of his autism. Unable to speak, he withdrew from people at school and, worse, from his family. In March 2003, Miller was introduced to Jeff Hancock, a one-on-one therapist for people with autism, and things started to feel a little more manageable. Hancock was hired to be John’s companion. The two would go people-watching at the mall in […]

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    Woman Receives Valentine’s Day Surprise From Deceased Husband

    Moline, IL (WQAD) — Kelly Mattson was not expecting any gifts from her husband this Valentine’s Day. She said they didn’t normally think much about it and would just exchange cards and the usual “I love yous.” Kelly especially didn’t expect anything this year because her husband, Randy, had died from a massive heart attack just one week ago, while he had been working to renovate their house. “His family had a history of heart problems. We were working on […]

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    Dog Walks to Hospital to Find Owner

    CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (KCRG)– There’s no denying the bond that can develop between people and their pets. And a miniature schnauzer in Iowa proved that nothing, not even distance, can break that bond. “We looked up and there was this dog just running across the lobby.” It’s a surprise no one expects. A dog in a hospital. Security cameras caught it all. Just like anybody would, Sissy wonders through two automatic doors and strolls right into Mercy Medical Center. “We […]

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    Woman Delivers 14 Pound Baby, One of Largest Ever Born in Florida

    (CNN) — A Florida woman didn’t expect to give birth to one of the largest babies born in the state. But that didn’t stop little Avery Ford from coming into the world at a whopping 14.1 pounds. “When I felt his head come out, I knew he was bigger than 10 pounds,” Maxxzandra Ford told CNN affiliate WFTS. “I was cussing up a storm.” Avery has set the record for the heaviest baby ever born at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital […]

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    Bruce Jenner Involved in Crash, One Dead

    MALIBU, Calif. (CNN) — Former Olympic decathlon champion and reality TV star Bruce Jenner was involved in a fatal four-car accident in Southern California on Saturday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement. Jenner was the driver of one vehicle in the midday wreck in Malibu, Deputy Ray Hicks told CNN. One of the drivers involved in the wreck was killed at the scene, on Pacific Coast Highway near Corral Canyon Road, the news release stated. The […]

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