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    President Obama gives end-of-year press conference

    President Barack Obama is set to close a week jam-packed with news of a breakthrough with Cuba and new tensions with North Korea on Friday with an afternoon news conference.

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    Soldier reunited with helmet that saved his life in Afghanistan

    It’s not just a helmet. It’s the helmet that saved a an Oregon soldier’s life. Four years after the attack, he was reunited with that helmet. “Being on a rooftop and then waking up in Maryland.” That is all Sgt. Ryan Craig from Prineville, Oregon remembers of the day he got shot in the head. […]

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    Top 1%: What they made, what they paid

    What does it take to make it into the top 1%?

  • Portsmouth Police take action for “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign

    The Portsmouth Police Department Strategic Traffic Unit has actively begun their holiday patrols for this year’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. The campaign targets impaired drivers on the roadways along with other traffic violators. NewsChannel 3 rode along as officers took action and got results.

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    Whoops! Johns Hopkins sends out acceptances to rejected students

    (CNN) — “Embrace the YES!” said the subject line. Uh, no. The Washington Post reported that almost 300 students who had been rejected by Johns Hopkins University received a joyous shock over the weekend when the prestigious Baltimore school sent them emails telling them to “Embrace the YES!” They’d been admitted after all. Hadn’t they? […]

  • This digitally-colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) depicts numerous Chikungunya virus particles, which are composed of a central dense core that is surrounded by a viral envelope. Each virion is approximately 50nm in diameter.

    The debilitating outbreak sweeping the Americas

    (CNN) — Its name means “bending over in pain.” It has no treatment or vaccine. Its symptoms resemble Dengue fever. And it has infected more than 1 million people — 155 of them fatally — since spreading to the Americas one year ago. The mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus has long been diagnosed in travelers returning from […]

  • Jeff Flake, U.S. Senator from Arizona, tweeted this photo showing Alan Gross (center, blue shirt) taking his first steps on American soil after being a prisoner in Cuba.

    Obama, Castro hail plans to normalize U.S.-Cuba relationship as prisoner freed

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Obama said he’s instructed Secretary of State John Kerry to immediately begin discussions with Cuba to re-establish diplomatic relations, and that the U.S. will re-open an embassy in Havana. The administration will also allow some travel and trade that had been banned under a decades-long embargo instated during the Kennedy administration. “Neither […]

  • Woman indicted on heroin charges hired as first grade teacher

    Franklin, Va. – Parents at S.P. Morton Elementary school say school leaders should have done their homework, after hiring a woman following her arrest for distributing heroin. 36-year old Elizabeth Ferguson was indicted on two felony charges of Distribution of Heroin on September 22nd, according to court documents. Then just one week later, on September 29th, […]

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    N.C. teen’s hanging death ruled a suicide; mother says it was a lynching

    BLADENBORO, North Carolina (CNN) — Claudia Lacy says she can accept anything: even that her youngest son committed suicide — if it’s proven and explained to her. However, she says, local and state investigators have done neither to support their theory that Lennon Lacy hanged himself one summer night. “That’s all I’ve ever asked for: […]

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    Hostage-taker in Australia identified

    (CNN) – The man who held hostages in a Sydney cafe for nearly 16 hours is Man Haron Monis, an official with direct knowledge of the situation said Monday. He’s also known as Sheikh Haron, a self-styled Muslim cleric and Iranian refugee who pleaded guilty last year to writing offensive letters to the families of […]

  • Auburn Police arrested Markale Deandra Hart, 22, in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old Jakell Mitchell, a freshman Auburn University football player, the Auburn Police Division said in a news release Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.

    Arrest made in Auburn football player’s killing

    (CNN) — Police have arrested Markale Deandra Hart, 22, in connection with the shooting death of a freshman Auburn University football player, the Auburn Police Division said in a news release Sunday. The Camp Hill man is being charged with murder in the death of 18-year-old Jakell Mitchell of Opelika, Alabama, police say. “An investigation […]

  • Brunswick Stew

    Chef Larry Alder’s Pork or Chicken Brunswick Stew 1 Chicken or 1 small pork shoulder 1 large onions, diced 1 28oz. can of diced or crushed tomatoes 2 pounds fresh Lima beans or 3 can Lima or butter beans 4 cups fresh corn or 2 can whole corn 2 cans creamed corn 3 medium potatoes, […]