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  • A Fatal Wait: At Least 40 U.S. Vets Died While Waiting For Appointments At AZ VA Health Care System

    A Fatal Wait: At Least 40 U.S. Vets Died While Waiting For Appointments At AZ VA Health Care System

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:05:34 GMT
    The secret list was part of an elaborate scheme designed by Veterans Affairs managers in Phoenix who were trying to hide that 1,400 to 1,600 sick veterans were forced to wait months to see a doctor,More >>
    The secret list was part of an elaborate scheme designed by Veterans Affairs managers in Phoenix who were trying to hide that 1,400 to 1,600 sick veterans were forced to wait months to see a doctor,More >>
  • Three Candidates Fight for Killeen Mayor Seat

    Three Candidates Fight for Killeen Mayor Seat

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:33:57 GMT
    (KCEN) – In less than a month, the City of Killeen will have a new mayor. Three men are fighting for the spot after the current mayor Dan Corbin decided not to seek re-election. Two of the contenders – Scott Cosper and Dick Young – are both Killeen natives and businessmen. Both have also served in previous terms on Killeen’s City Council and tout improvement projects that were completed during their terms, like the hike and bike trails, parks, and high way improvements. But there’s also a ne...More >>
    (KCEN) – In less than a month, the City of Killeen will have a new mayor. Three men are fighting for the spot after the current mayor Dan Corbin decided not to seek re-election. Two of the contenders – Scott Cosper and Dick Young – are both Killeen natives and businessmen. Both have also served in previous terms on Killeen’s City Council and tout improvement projects that were completed during their terms, like the hike and bike trails, parks, and high way improvements. But there’s also a ne...More >>
  • Coyote Kills Family's Dog

    Coyote Kills Family's Dog

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:16:38 GMT
    Nichole Vernon and her mom were watching TV late Monday night, when they suddenly heard a horrible sound coming from the backyard."All the sudden we heard like this panic, not panic, but it was an awful dog sound,” said Vernon. Within seconds they were outside, but when they got there, Vernon's youngest Pomeranian named Baby was nowhere to be found. “The weird thing was whenever my dog started screaming five seconds later, not a sound,” Vernon said. “I mean in the neighborhood." Vernon sa...More >>
    Nichole Vernon and her mom were watching TV late Monday night, when they suddenly heard a horrible sound coming from the backyard."All the sudden we heard like this panic, not panic, but it was an awful dog sound,” said Vernon. Within seconds they were outside, but when they got there, Vernon's youngest Pomeranian named Baby was nowhere to be found. “The weird thing was whenever my dog started screaming five seconds later, not a sound,” Vernon said. “I mean in the neighborhood." Vernon sa...More >>
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  • Batteries in Baby Video Monitors Recalled

    Batteries in Baby Video Monitors Recalled

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:53:10 GMT
    (KXAS) -- Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard. The Woonsocket, R.I.-based manufacturer has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage. The hand-held, color video monitors were sold with a matching camera and A/C adaptors at Babies "R'' Us, online and other retailers from about February 2010 through 2012 for $150 to $350. The batteries are about...More >>
    (KXAS) -- Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard. The Woonsocket, R.I.-based manufacturer has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage. The hand-held, color video monitors were sold with a matching camera and A/C adaptors at Babies "R'' Us, online and other retailers from about February 2010 through 2012 for $150 to $350. The batteries are about...More >>
  • Sriracha Showdown: Vote Set on Calif. Plant Shutdown

    Sriracha Showdown: Vote Set on Calif. Plant Shutdown

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:26:38 GMT
    (NBC News) -- A showdown between residents of the Southern California city of Irwindale and the owner of a Sriracha plant could come to a head Wednesday during a City Council meeting where officials will decide if the plant should shut down. After months of complaining that the factory caused their eyes to sting, gave them headaches and coughing fits, residents want the plant to formally be declared a public nuisance.Supporters, who planned to rally before the scheduled Irwindale Cit...More >>
    (NBC News) -- A showdown between residents of the Southern California city of Irwindale and the owner of a Sriracha plant could come to a head Wednesday during a City Council meeting where officials will decide if the plant should shut down. After months of complaining that the factory caused their eyes to sting, gave them headaches and coughing fits, residents want the plant to formally be declared a public nuisance.Supporters, who planned to rally before the scheduled Irwindale Cit...More >>
  • Buffalo Bills Will Pay Up to $3M to Settle Text-Messaging Lawsuit

    Buffalo Bills Will Pay Up to $3M to Settle Text-Messaging Lawsuit

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:35:11 GMT
    In 2014, Buffalo Bills starting quarterback EJ Manuel will cost the team $2.02 million against their cap. Thanks to a lawsuit from a disgruntled fan, the Bills will pay roughly $1 million more than that just for their phone bill.More >>
    In 2014, Buffalo Bills starting quarterback EJ Manuel will cost the team $2.02 million against their cap. Thanks to a lawsuit from a disgruntled fan, the Bills will pay roughly $1 million more than that just for their phone bill.More >>
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  • Fort Hood Shooting Rampage

    Fort Hood Shooting Rampage

    Click here for the very latest on the Fort Hood Shooting Rampage...Including The Fort Hood Memorial in its Entirety.More >>
    Click here for the very latest on the Fort Hood Shooting Rampage...Including The Fort Hood Memorial in its Entirety.
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  • U.S. Troops in Poland as Ukraine Crisis Persists

    U.S. Troops in Poland as Ukraine Crisis Persists

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:50:21 GMT
    A contingent of U.S. Army paratroopers arrived in Poland on Wednesday, the first of what will be a "persistent presence" of U.S. troops as the crisis in nearby Ukraine continues to unfold.The company-sized contingent will conduct training exercises with Polish counterparts and is visiting at the request of Poland.The joint exercises are a symbol of force as the conflict in Ukraine between pro-government and pro-Russian factions continues unabated. The United States and Russia accuse ...More >>
    A contingent of U.S. Army paratroopers arrived in Poland on Wednesday, the first of what will be a "persistent presence" of U.S. troops as the crisis in nearby Ukraine continues to unfold.The company-sized contingent will conduct training exercises with Polish counterparts and is visiting at the request of Poland.The joint exercises are a symbol of force as the conflict in Ukraine between pro-government and pro-Russian factions continues unabated. The United States and Russia accuse ...More >>
  • Squatters Take Over Soldier's Home

    Squatters Take Over Soldier's Home

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:37:57 GMT
    (KCEN) -- While a soldier has been stationed in Hawaii and Afghanistan, someone has taken up residence in his Florida home and changed the locks... Without his permission.Now authorities say they can't do anything about it. The man living in the house even allowed news cameras inside to show off home improvements he made to fix it up. The squatter claims he has an agreement to sta...More >>
    (KCEN) -- While a soldier has been stationed in Hawaii and Afghanistan, someone has taken up residence in his Florida home and changed the locks... Without his permission.Now authorities say they can't do anything about it. The man living in the house even allowed news cameras inside to show off home improvements he made to fix it up. The squatter claims he has an agreement to sta...More >>
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  • Meet the Woman Who Could Turn Texas Purple

    Meet the Woman Who Could Turn Texas Purple

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:03:09 GMT
    When Leticia Van de Putte walked into the storied Willard Hotel one block from the White House last month, she didn't invoke the stares of gaping tourists or eager handshakes from power-seeking staffers.Instead, she rolled her own suitcase wearing Texas Longhorn cowboy boots -- an accessory she was happy she brought from Texas on that snowy March day in the nation's capital.Van de Putte gave no hints that she was running for lieutenant governor, the second-highest office in Texas -- a...More >>
    When Leticia Van de Putte walked into the storied Willard Hotel one block from the White House last month, she didn't invoke the stares of gaping tourists or eager handshakes from power-seeking staffers.Instead, she rolled her own suitcase wearing Texas Longhorn cowboy boots -- an accessory she was happy she brought from Texas on that snowy March day in the nation's capital.Van de Putte gave no hints that she was running for lieutenant governor, the second-highest office in Texas -- a...More >>
  • Reid calls supporters of Nevada cattle rancher 'domestic terrorists'

    Reid calls supporters of Nevada cattle rancher 'domestic terrorists'

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:40:35 GMT
    Senator Harry Reid calls supporters of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy 'domestic terrorists'More >>
    Senator Harry Reid calls supporters of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy 'domestic terrorists'More >>
  • Gov. Perry Shocks Some With Comments On Marijuana

    Gov. Perry Shocks Some With Comments On Marijuana

    Thursday, January 23 2014 9:33 PM EST2014-01-24 02:33:29 GMT
    (USAToday) AUSTIN – The Republican governor of Texas supporting less jail time for pot users? Gov. Rick Perry, a staunch conservative, riled the Lone Star state Thursday when he told an audience at theMore >>
    The Republican governor of Texas supporting less jail time for pot users?More >>
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  • Ebola Outbreak: Death Toll Rises to Over 140 in Liberia, Guinea

    Ebola Outbreak: Death Toll Rises to Over 140 in Liberia, Guinea

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:08:30 GMT
    A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said. Dozens killed by ebola outbreak Doctors work to isolate Ebola outbreak The virus is still limited to the two nations, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, despite rumors of it spreading to other countries. Nineteen suspected cases reported in Sierra Leone tested negative for the virus, it said. In a statement on its website, WHO said Guinea has repo...More >>
    A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said. Dozens killed by ebola outbreak Doctors work to isolate Ebola outbreak The virus is still limited to the two nations, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, despite rumors of it spreading to other countries. Nineteen suspected cases reported in Sierra Leone tested negative for the virus, it said. In a statement on its website, WHO said Guinea has repo...More >>
  • Health Experts Anxious to See FDA Rules on E-Cigarettes

    Health Experts Anxious to See FDA Rules on E-Cigarettes

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:55:32 GMT
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue its first regulations governing electronic cigarettes by the end of the month, and health experts are anxious about what the rules may look like.More >>
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue its first regulations governing electronic cigarettes by the end of the month, and health experts are anxious about what the rules may look like.More >>
  • New Flu-Vaccination Program Targets School Attendance

    New Flu-Vaccination Program Targets School Attendance

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:49:24 GMT
    A new study out Wednesday shows there were 2.4 million absences from school last year in Central Texas, costing local districts a total of $91 million in lost revenue from the state.The data shows that half of those absences were due to kids coming down with the flu.That’s why a new pilot program is being announced that could impact most elementary school-aged children.E3 Alliance, adata-driven education collaborative in Austin,is set to announce a pilot flu vaccination program at 5...More >>
    A new study out Wednesday shows there were 2.4 million absences from school last year in Central Texas, costing local districts a total of $91 million in lost revenue from the state.The data shows that half of those absences were due to kids coming down with the flu.That’s why a new pilot program is being announced that could impact most elementary school-aged children.E3 Alliance, adata-driven education collaborative in Austin,is set to announce a pilot flu vaccination program at 5...More >>
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