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Christie: 'I knew nothing about' Bridgegate

A Supporter of Governor Christie asks him how he can tell his friends and neighbors that Christie wasn't involved in playing politics in the 'Bridgegate' scandal.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:42:08 GMT
Pennsylvania Teen Denied Date With Miss America Will Go to Prom Alone

A Pennsylvania high school student, suspended last week for asking Miss America to his prom, has shrugged off offers from a reality TV star, Las Vegas prostitutes and scores of young women on social media, and says he will go to the dance alone.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:53:56 GMT
'Swatting' Hoax Hits Arizona City

A 15-year-old Arizona boy was the apparent target of a shooting hoax near the University of Arizona in Tucson. KVOA's Sam Salzwedel reports.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:16:19 GMT
Hospital Briefs After Three Americans Die in Afghan Shooting

A representative from CURE, a Pennsylvania-based organization that operates a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan briefs the media on a shooting on the hospital's compound.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:16:16 GMT
Fetal Tissue Used to Generate Electricity in Oregon

An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from British Columbia.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:16:14 GMT
Tech Giant Goes Green With Renewable Energy








Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:28:54 GMT
Parents Unknowingly Nickel and Dime Their Daughters

Nearly 70 percent of boys say they get an allowance, compared to just under 60 percent of girls, according to a new study.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:51:50 GMT
Smile! Check Out Your Best 'Take Your Kids To Work Day' Pics

Today is 'Take Our Children To Work Day,' and you've kindly shared some of your best photos with us! Take a look, and get some advice for handling the little whippersnappers on the job.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:35:36 GMT
Navy Investigates New Sexual Harassment Charges

A high-ranking Navy captain, the former commander of the famed Blue Angels, was relieved of duty last week after allegations that the team of pilots at the center of sexual harassment and hazing. NBCs Jim Miklaszewski reports.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:03:55 GMT
FDA Moves to Ban E-Cigarette Sales to Minors

The Food and Drug Administation says its taking the first steps towards regulating e-cigarettes, which are booming in popularity, by moving to ban sales to minors. NBCs Tom Costello reports.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:03:54 GMT
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