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    Dominic’s Forecast: Chilly this weekend, warmer next week

    Highs will be in the 40s this weekend. Overnight lows will drop into the 20s!

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    Arizona lawmaker wants church attendance to be mandatory

    Phoenix, AZĀ — Each year a few bills get proposed at the state Capitol that have people shaking their heads. This year: Mandatory church attendance. An Arizona state senator thinks it is a good idea for the American people. State Sen. Sylvia Allen, R-Snowflake, brought it up during a committee meeting Tuesday while lawmaker were debating a gun bill, not religion. Allen explained that without a “moral rebirth” in the country, more people may feel the need to carry a weapon. […]

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    First U.S. penny sells for $1.2 million

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The first U.S. penny is 223 years old, and is also worth a lot more than one cent. It sold for nearly $1.2 million Thursday night at an auction in Baltimore. The coin, known as the “Birch Cent,” was made in 1792, months after the one-cent denomination was first authorized by Congress, according to the auction house Stack’s Bowers Galleries. It was made in a trial run for the penny, and depicts Lady Liberty. Thomas Jefferson […]

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    Three wounded in Newport News shooting

    Newport News, Va. – Three people were wounded in a shooting at a party in Newport News early Saturday morning. Police received a report of gunshots in the 100 block of Breezy Tree Court shortly after midnight. When officers arrived the learned that a fight had broken out at the party and shots were fired. Three unrelated victims were struck by bullets and suffered minor, non-life threatening wounds according to police. The incident is still under investigation, check back with […]

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    Marines record F-35B mid-air refueling exercise

    It was just another day at the office for these Marines from Marine Corps. Air Station Beaufort as they recorded a KC-130 tanker refueling some F-5B Joint Strike Fighters.

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    Obama battles ‘superbugs’ with national plan

    Two million illnesses. 23,000 deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that's the human toll from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" each year in the United States.

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    ‘Ask SeaWorld’ marketing campaign backfires

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — SeaWorld, it appears, has more outspoken enemies than friends on Twitter. So when it solicited questions about its animal care online as part of a new marketing campaign this week, it seemed to fuel critics rather than dissuade them. SeaWorld came under fire for its treatment of killer whales when the documentary “Blackfish” aired on CNN in 2013, criticizing the company’s practices. PETA, the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, has long called out SeaWorld on […]

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    Stunning time-lapse video captures Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano and lava flows

    Director Lance Page of Page Films has released this gorgeous short film of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano that will make you think The Lord of the Rings has come to life. This six and a half minute film is my best attempt at capturing what it felt like to witness molten rock slowly burning down a dense wet rainforest or to peer into a six-hundred-foot-wide lava lake at Kilauea’s summit crater. I’ve never been anywhere else on the planet that demanded […]

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    It’s getting harder to afford a home

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A rebound in home prices is good news in the wake of the housing crash — but there can be too much of a good thing. Home prices are rising 13 times faster than wage growth nationwide, according to a report from RealtyTrac. From 2012-2014, median home prices climbed 17% while median wages rose 1.3%. “The bounce back has taken home prices in some markets out of reach of the ever-important first-time homebuyer we need to […]

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    Pink chickens found wandering along Portland waterfront

    Portland, Oregon – Walking along the Portland waterfront you’ll see your fair share of waterfowl and other fine feathered friends, You would not, on a normal day, expect to see these lovely ladies. But someone did see them, running free along the waterfront, and called animal services. “They’re doing great. They seem active, alert. Healthy,” says Mary Kate Watson from Animal Control. And so animal services decided they’d be better off somewhere safer, like a chicken coop. As for how […]

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    Man feels $7 million better after get-well card lottery gift from dad

    It's the thought inside that counts, right?

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    George Mason students inventĀ fire extinguisher that blasts out fires with humming bass sound

    (CNN) — Boom out da fi-ya! Bass out da flames! Firefighters may be snuffing blazes with deep-toned sound, if a new device invented by two engineering students in Fairfax, Virginia catches on. Viet Tran and Seth Robertson’s new fire extinguisher looks a little like a conventional one, but instead of a compressed air tank spewing out chemicals, theirs has a loudspeaker the size of subwoofer drumming out sound waves. It’s not much to listen to, just a low hum, but […]

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