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Midday Roundup: New stats show fewer births out of wedlock

Midday Roundup: New stats show fewer births out of wedlock

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | More married mommies. The rate of births among unmarried women is on the decline, according to data released Wednesday by the National Center for Health…

College recruiters: Social media missteps trump on-field skills

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | Prudeness in social media is a wise choice for people of all professions. But in the world of sports, a tweet could make or break a career or stop it from…

Midday Roundup: Ukraine turns away sketchy Russian aid convoy

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Arms or aid? Ukrainian officials announced today they will not allow a Russian convoy of aid to cross the border into the country’s conflict-plagued eastern…

St. Louis on edge as FBI investigates police shooting

By Nick Eicher & Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | St. Louis is a city long on emotion and short on facts three days after a police officer killed a teenage boy in the suburb of Ferguson.  “The police…

Midday Roundup: Violence follows police shooting in St. Louis

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Community pain. A candlelight vigil for an unarmed African-American man who was fatally shot by a suburban St. Louis police officer was followed by a spree of…

Doughnut-eating champ out-eats cops, but can’t outrun them

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | A North Carolina fugitive was dangerously close to the cops Tuesday when he participated in—and won—a doughnut-eating contest hosted by the local police…

Midday Roundup: Park your GM SUV outside, in case it catches fire

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Fire hazard. General Motors is facing more safety troubles as it recalls a group of SUVs to fix power window switches that can catch fire. The recall,

Copyright battle: photographer vs. monkey

Copyright battle: photographer vs. monkey

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | A case of “monkey see, monkey do,” brought British nature photographer David Slater a lot of attention in 2011. He was in Indonesia, photographing crested…

Web reads: One doctor saves 50 million lives, another aborts ‘for Jesus’

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Lifesaver. The BBC tells the story of a little-known American doctor who helped save 50 million lives by coming up with an oral rehydration formula for…

Midday Roundup: Russian gang commits worldwide email hack

Midday Roundup: Russian gang commits worldwide email hack

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Security breach. A Russian cyber gang has hacked email accounts around the world. Experts say the Russian crime ring has hacked almost one-third of the…

Midday Roundup: Hawaii hunkers down for some wild weekend weather

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Stocking up. Residents and tourists are bracing for two storms barreling toward Hawaii, as forecasters predict flash floods, mudslides, and big wind gusts.

Massive fruit spill cause for celebration at the Oakland Zoo

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | Animals at the Oakland Zoo indulged in an unexpected treat Wednesday after a truck overturned on Interstate 580 in California. The zoo received about 13,000…

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