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Killed Gun Instructor 'Was a Good Dad'
The ex-wife of Charles Vacca, the victim of an accidental shooting at an Arizona firing range, says family was very important to him.News Image


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'Tragic Accident': Family of Uzi Mishap Victim Doesn't Blame Girl
The grieving family of Charles Vacca, the shooting instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old, said they feel sorry for the girl and her family.News Image


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Can a Suburban Shopping Mall Function as a Main Street?
Easton Town Center near Columbus, Ohio, is styled after a small-town Main Street. But does it function as one for visitors?News Image


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Can a Mall Replace Main Street in Suburban Ohio?
Shoppers say Easton Town Center near Columbus, not only looks like a small-town Main Street, but acts like one too.News Image


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Safe to Drink? What to Know About Brain-Ravaging Amoeba
If this amoeba reaches your brain, the chances of death are high, but there are simple ways to avoid it.News Image


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So Long, Summer! Labor Day by the Numbers
This week's "by the numbers" infographic breaks down the facts and figures behind the Labor Day holiday. Graphic designer: Erich Bartlebargh.News Image


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Israel Police Find Body of Missing U.S. Student
Aaron Sofer vanished a week ago in Jerusalem Forest while hiking with a friend.News Image


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'Strong Possibility' Body in Israeli Forest Is NJ Man
Aaron Sofer vanished a week ago in Jerusalem Forest while hiking with a friend.News Image


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'Rubble Bucket Challenge' Comes to White House
A small group gathered in front the White House fence to take part in the 'Rubble Bucket' challenge to bring attention to the violence going on in Gaza.News Image


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Man With ISIS Flag Threatens Chicago Cop With Bomb: Police
There was no explosive in Emad Karakrah's car as the 49-year-old man allegedly claimed after being pulled over while flying an ISIS flag out a window.News Image


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Melissa Rivers: Mom Is 'Resting Comfortably' in Hospital
Comedian Joan Rivers was "resting comfortably" Thursday night at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.News Image


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Fighter Jet Pilot Killed in F-15 Crash
Col. James Keefe says the pilot involved in a F-15 Fighter Jet crash in Virginia was killed. Col. Keefe says the pilot was unable to eject safely from the aircraft.News Image
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:02:14 GMT
Fighter Pilot Was Killed in Jet Crash, Military Says
The pilot was unable to eject and died when the F-15C Eagle fighter jet he was flying crashed in a mountainous area of Virginia, officials said.News Image


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Waves Knock Out California Lifeguard Building
Large waves generated by Hurricane Marie knocked out Cove House Lifeguard Administrative Building in Point Mugu, California, Thursday.News Image
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:59:44 GMT
23-Year-Old Murder Solved With Help of LEGO Toys
Police in Holladay, Utah, cracked the two-decades-old case using DNA and fingerprints on the toys that led to the suspect, authorities said.News Image


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