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    ‘Life of the Party’ leaves his own funny obituary

    His obituary starts, “Kevin J. McGroarty, 53, of West Pittston, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, after battling a long fight with mediocracy.”

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    Pentagon security clearance holders owe $730 million in back taxes

    About 83,000 Defense Department employees and contractors with security clearances to protect the nation's secrets have delinquent federal tax debts totaling $730 million, according to an internal government audit.

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    Man who once had to ask for seat belt extender on plane loses 100 pounds

    Having to ask for a seat belt extender on a flight was one of Benji Kurtz's biggest life humiliations.

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    Second American aid worker infected with Ebola

    A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.

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    Man shot near Chesapeake 7-11 found in car in Portsmouth

    A man who was shot near the 7-11 located in the 3200 block of Western Branch Blvd in Chesapeake was found by Portsmouth police early Monday morning.

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    Dominic’s Forecast: Strong storms still possible tonight into Monday

    Scattered showers and storms are in the forecast tonight into Monday. Then, our attention turns to sunshine and slightly cooler temps.

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    Watch: Adorable 15-month-old ‘controls’ 500 boys at NC camp

    Black Mountain, N.C. – 15-month-old Luke Radbill certainly commands attention. During a visit to Camp Rockmont in Black Mountain, Luke took control over 500 boys at the camp. When he clapped, they clapped. When he raised his hands, they raised their hands. Luke’s father posted the adorable video to YouTube with the caption: “This is what happens when our son gets in front of a crowd.” Camp Rockmont is a Christian summer camp for boys that was founded in 1956. The camp offers […]

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    Man killed in pickup truck crash in Suffolk

    Suffolk, Va. – One man was killed early Saturday morning in an accident on Carolina Road in Suffolk. The crash happened between the 700 and 800 block of Carolina Road just before the Southwest Suffolk Bypass when a Toyota Tundra 4-door pickup truck the roadway, struck a culvert and flipped multiple times. Police say the man, 26-year-old Kenneth Wiggins, Jr. from Hobbsville, North Carolina, was the lone occupant of the vehicle when he was ejected from the truck and was […]

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    Dad’s invention fills 100 water balloons in under a minute

    PLANO, Texas – A father of eight in Texas has created a water balloon invention that could revolutionize hot summer days. Josh Malone created a device called “Bunch O Ballons” which allows you to fill 100 water balloons in under a minute, according to ABC News. Malone explains how the invention works on his Kickstarter page. He developed and tested several different techniques and prototypes before settling on this design. The invention has about 12,000 backers. Malone said he is […]

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    Passenger captures dramatic video of SWAT team storming Toronto plane

    (CNN) – The 25-year-old airline passenger whose dramatic arrest by a SWAT team was captured by a cell phone was due in court Saturday. Ali Shahi — who was jailed on charges of endangering the safety of an aircraft a day earlier — is scheduled for a bail hearing in the Ontario city of Brampton. A cell phone video from Friday shows at least a half-dozen heavily armed authorities storming onto an airplane while shouting at passengers to get their […]

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    U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated

    (CNN) – The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence in the capital, Tripoli, U.S. officials said. About 150 personnel, including 80 U.S. Marines were evacuated from the embassy in the early hours of Saturday morning and were driven across the border into Tunisia, U.S. officials confirm to CNN. CNN has learned the plan to evacuate the Americans was in the works for several days, but the decision to carry out the plan […]

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    Whoops: Freshman Congressman mistakes U.S. officials for representatives of India

    Rep. Curt Clawson, a congressman for all of one month, made an embarrassing mistake this week when he confused two Obama administration officials with representatives from India.