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Texas Executes Killer Robert Ladd Despite Low-IQ Claim
Ladd, 57, beat a woman with a hammer, strangled her, and set her on fire in 1996 while he was on parole for killing three others.News Image


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New Storm Could Stall New England Cleanup
Crews were working tirelessly to clear snow-covered roads and homes in New England before another storm slams the region over the weekend.News Image


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'Revenge Porn' Defense: Site is Sleazy, Not Illegal
Kevin Bollaert is on trial for 31 felony counts for allegedly posting explicit photos of women and then offering to remove them for cash.News Image


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Watch Time-Lapse of Super Bowl Stadium Set Up
See how the University of Phoenix Stadium is setting up for the Super Bowl XLIX.News Image


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Wounded Warriors Face Off Against NFL Hall-of-Famers
Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans - with a little help from Snoop Dogg - took on football greats like Jack Youngblood and Rocky Bleier in this annual tradition.News Image


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Low-IQ Reprieve Denied for Killer Robert Ladd
Robert Ladd's lawyers say the guidelines that Texas used to judge his intellectual capacity were partly based on a character from "Of Mice and Men."News Image


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Mega-Selling Poet of Flower Power Rod McKuen Dies at 81
Rod McKuen, whose music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s made him one of the best-selling poets in history, has died at 81.News Image


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$6 Million for 21 Years: Conn. to Pay Wrongfully Jailed Man
Kenneth Ireland spent 21 years behind bars after being convicted of rape and murder, despite a lack of physical evidence, until he was freed in 2009.News Image


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Safer Rides: Fewer Fatal Highway Crashes
The rate of fatal highway crashes dropped by a third in the last three years, and some car models had zero deaths per million registered vehicles.News Image
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:13:25 GMT
Boy Scouts Settle Child Sex Abuse Case
The Boy Scouts settled a sex abuse case involving a teen molested by a volunteer, a move that will keep BSA files detailing sex abuse allegations secret.News Image


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Early Thaw Has Nebraska Warmer Than Usual
Unusually warm temperatures hit Nebraska. WOWT's Jared Robinson reports.News Image


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Looming Execution in Texas Has Novel Twist
Robert Ladd's lawyers say the guidelines that Texas used to judge his intellectual capacity were partly based on a character from "Of Mice and Men."News Image


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Chance Encounter Prompts $1 Million Donations for School
A Brooklyn principal who dreamed of a field trip to Harvard to inspire her students to think beyond their troubled neighborhood just got her wish.News Image
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:46:35 GMT
Study: Two to Three Drinks a Day Could Raise Stroke Risk
Heavy drinkers in their 50s and 60s were found to be 34 percent more likely to have a stroke, according to a new study.News Image
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:45:35 GMT
John McCain Calls Code Pink Protesters 'Low-Life Scum'
John McCain lashed out at anti-war Code Pink protesters when they swarmed former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger at a Senate hearing.News Image
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