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Boy Raises $800K to Fight Friend's Rare Disease
The money is funding research at the University of Florida led by Dr. David Weinstein, who says a cure for the disease is on the horizon.News Image


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Unrest in Ferguson After Brown Autopsy Leaked
About 200 people gathered near the citys police department overnight Wednesday, pelting five cops with rocks or bottles. No injuries were reported.News Image


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Police, Protesters Clash in Ferguson After Autopsy Leaked
Police and protesters clashed Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday night after tensions escalated during a scheduled demonstration.News Image


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Watch Live: The Texas Task Holds Hearing on Ebola Preparedness
The Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response holds its first hearing, focusing on preparedness for initial identification and isolation of patients with Ebola.News Image


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Thousands Donated to Look-Alike of Cop Killer Suspect
A man who resembles the Pennsylvania fugitive has received more than $4,200 to help him get transportation to work so he doesn't get stopped by cops.News Image


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Jail Inmates Given Tablets for Homework, Novels
Some San Francisco jail inmates now have computer tablets they can use to do homework, read novels and prepare for their criminal cases.News Image


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Did This NYC Location Inspire Hopper's 'Nighthawks'?
A Greenwich Village restaurant owner is convinced his location is the inspiration behind Edward Hopper's famous 'Nighthawks' painting.News Image


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Nor'easter Deluges East Coast, 50,000 Lose Power
Heavy rain caused localized floods that closed schools in parts of Mass. Thursday, part of a Nor'easter that also cut power to tens of thousands.News Image


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Well Lit? Drunk Woman Set Boyfriend on Fire, Cops Say
Police say a Clearwater, Florida, woman set her boyfriend on fire during an argument after a night of drinking.News Image


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Silicon Valley Tech Firm Paid Workers $1.21 an Hour
A Silicon Valley area tech company has been fined after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation revealed the company paid workers $1.21 an hour.News Image


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Ravens Executives, Goodell Will Testify in Rice Appeal
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and two Ravens executives have been compelled to testify in Ray Rice's domestic abuse suspension appeal.News Image


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Wednesday's Top 7 News Stories
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Nor'easter Slams East Coast, 40,000 Lose Power
More than 40,000 customers were left without power after a Noreaster slammed New Jersey, New York and New England with heavy rain and 50mph winds.News Image
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Pow! Catwoman and Mr. Incredible Slug it Out
Actors dressed as cartoon and movie characters brawled outside Hollywood's Chinese Theater. The fight ended after a few more superheroes stepped in.News Image


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