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    Anchor reacts to 'white power' signs held during game

    Anchor reacts to 'white power' signs held during gameWFAA anchor Dale Hansen gave a powerful talk while on-air, expressing his disappointment in a group of young fans who held up signs saying "White Power" at a basketball game in Flower Mound, Texas.
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    Can a broken heart really break your heart?

    Can a broken heart really break your heart?Turns out, women really do suffer from broken hearts. Stress cardiomyopathy, also known as broken heart syndrome, is brought on by the response to a stressful event, such as the death of a loved one or divorce.
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    This young cancer patient just wants to 'Shake it Off'

    This young cancer patient just wants to 'Shake it Off'The last 10 months for Jalene Salinas have been filled with chemo, radiation and surgery. But this 4-year-old's story isn't just about cancer, but also one community's chance to make her final wish of dancing with Taylor Swift come true.
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    High schooler charged in brutal killing of emu

    High schooler charged in brutal killing of emuA Texas high school football player has been charged in the brutal killing of an emu. According to the owner, the animal had her eyes punched out and was choked.
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    Mother charged with beating son's bus driver

    Mother charged with beating son's bus driverA mother was arrested for physically confronting a school bus driver in front of crying students. The woman said she was trying to get her child before her path was blocked for not having identification.
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    DC legalizes pot, ignoring House Republicans

    DC legalizes pot, ignoring House RepublicansDespite warnings from congressional Republicans, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser allowed D.C.'s marijuana legalization law to take effect.
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    Identity of Islamic State's 'Jihadi John' revealed

    Identity of Islamic State's 'Jihadi John' revealedThe BBC and 'The Washington Post' have identified the Islamic State militant known as 'Jihadi John.' The news comes as the terrorist group has reportedly abducted 220 Assyrian Christians.
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    Roads treacherous as winter storm slams the South

    Roads treacherous as winter storm slams the SouthA winter storm barreled across the southeastern U.S. that left roads slick and caused school, business, and government closures.
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    'Next Top Model' contestant dead in triple homicide

    'Next Top Model' contestant dead in triple homicideA former contestant on 'America's Next Top Model' is one of three people murdered in what police say is a drug-related homicide.
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    Man turns classic truck into pizza-making machine

    Man turns classic truck into pizza-making machineA Florida pizza company renovated a 1951 Ford F-5 truck, turning it into a pizza making machine.
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    Community rallies around homeless blind veteran

    Community rallies around homeless blind veteranA community in Texas is coming together to support a blind veteran recently evicted from his apartment.
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    75-car pileup shut down Maine interstate

    75-car pileup shut down Maine interstateA crash Wednesday involving at least 75 vehicles shut down Interstate 95 for about five hours between Newport and Bangor, state police said.
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    Funding gridlock halts pay of over 21,000 border agents

    Funding gridlock halts pay of over 21,000 border agentsThe clock is ticking as a deadline looms for Congress to fund the Department of Homeland Security. Thousands of Border Patrol agents are among those bracing for a possible shutdown.
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    Thursday's forecast: Storm exits Southeast coast

    Thursday's forecast: Storm exits Southeast coastThe national weather forecast for Thursday, February 26 calls for snow in the Raleigh, NC and Norfolk, VA area as well as snow showers in the Ohio Valley and Appalachians. Snow showers will also occur from the Rockies to the Texas Panhandle.
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    Sen. Tammy Baldwin breaks silence on Tomah VA fallout

    Sen. Tammy Baldwin breaks silence on Tomah VA falloutSen. Tammy Baldwin said Wednesday she is conducting a comprehensive review of how her office handled a critical inspection report questioning the prescribing of opiates to veterans at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wisconsin.
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    Critic's Corner: 'How to Get Away with Murder' ending

    Critic's Corner: 'How to Get Away with Murder' endingUSA TODAY's Robert Bianco previews the question every fan of ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" wants to know.
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    Body camera debate hits border, agents to begin testing

    Body camera debate hits border, agents to begin testingSome U.S. Border Patrol agents will begin testing body cameras in hopes of increasing transparency and accountability in cases of deadly shootings or allegations of abuse.
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    Smallest survivor of Oso landslide beat huge odds

    Smallest survivor of Oso landslide beat huge oddsDuke Suddarth was just 5 months old when he and his mom were caught in a massive mudslide that killed 43 of their neighbors in Oso, Washington. Nearly a year later, the bubbly toddler has become a becon of hope for his hometown.
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    Man whose devotion to dog went viral gets new puppy

    Man whose devotion to dog went viral gets new puppyThe man seen by millions cradling his old dog with arthritis in Lake Superior, just got a new friend.
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    Skiing seem like too much work? Instead, try skijoring

    Skiing seem like too much work? Instead, try skijoringWant to go skiing but think it's too hard? No worries, get help from a horse!
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    These aren't your typical twins, they were conjoined

    These aren't your typical twins, they were conjoinedA rare birth of conjoined twins in Colorado forced their parents to make a tough decision. Separated at 7 months old, both girls are silly and thriving 14 years later.
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    Talk a walk in space with ISS astronauts

    Talk a walk in space with ISS astronautsNASA astronauts have ventured back outside the International Space Station for more cable work and a lube job.
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    Mother accused of doing nothing for days as child dies

    Mother accused of doing nothing for days as child diesA mom and her boyfriend are accused of shaking her child and then doing nothing for three days for her medically distressed son. The toddler died in a hospital days later.
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    See how this guy uses kites as a drone alternative

    See how this guy uses kites as a drone alternativeEven though drones are here to stay, that doesn't mean they are the only means of forensic evidence gathering. This man says kites are a cheaper way to put eyes in the sky, and aren't subject to the same FAA rules.
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    Not a bird, not a plane, that's fiery space junk

    Not a bird, not a plane, that's fiery space junkNASA confirmed that the flash of light that hit the Spokane, Washington skies was the body of a rocket used to launch a Chinese satellite into orbit last December.
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    Vanilla Ice helps build therapy pool for paralyzed boy

    Vanilla Ice helps build therapy pool for paralyzed boyVanilla Ice helped lift spirits and break ground on a new therapy pool for a 6-year-old Florida boy. Owen Johnson was paralyzed in a 2011 crash that killed one of his sisters and injured two others.
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    Chris Brown: Canada won't let me in!

    Chris Brown: Canada won't let me in!Chris Brown's concerts in Toronto and Montreal have been cancelled after the R&B singer said he was denied entry into Canada. Brown's probation stemming from a 2009 plea to assaulting singer Rihanna was revoked last month.
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