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2 arrested in off-duty cop's death

CNN - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 11:09am
Texas authorities arrested two suspects Thursday evening in connection with the death of an off-duty Abilene police officer.









Categories: National News

Cop indicted in Walmart shooting

CNN - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 11:08am
A grand jury has indicted Portsmouth, Virginia, police Officer Stephen Rankin on a first-degree murder charge related to the shooting of an unarmed teen in a Walmart parking lot, according to public Virginia court records.









Categories: National News

Cross Country Opens Season Saturday In Memphis

Bulldog Beat - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 11:00am
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Under the guidance of coach Houston Franks, the Mississippi State men's and women's cross country team are set to open the 2015 season at the Memphis Twilight on Saturday.

This Spring, It's all About That Bass Fishing -- and Your Basic Gear

Lifestyles - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 10:59am

(NewsUSA) - The days of using a stick, some string and a worm are as much a part of American culture as apple pie and baseball. Unlike that time, there are now many choices for anglers this spring, depending on where you'll be fishing.

In fact, selecting your gear is half the fun. But for starters, set aside the rods, reels, rigs, jigs and tackle, it's also just as important to remember these items that are often overlooked:

* Use sunscreen. You only have to suffer from sun poisoning one time to understand the relationship between sun and water. While the water may be cold and temperatures out-side chilly, sun reflecting off the water will still give you a burn. A sweat proof sunscreen that won't run and sting the eyes is ideal, as is one that won't leave a greasy residue that could adversely affect your grip.

* Wear a base layer. A thin T-shirt is a must as a base layer, better if it is made of fabric that wicks away moisture. There are even some that are made to be water repellent and stain resistant with anti-odor properties for those in warmer climes. Since this is the layer that is in direct contact with your skin, you want something that will allow moisture to escape as you sweat.

* Find the right pants. Spring days on the water are usually an all-day event, and call for versatility in your clothing. To that point, pants that convert to shorts are ideal. Like shirts, pants should be stain-resistant. Additionally, the pants should have plenty of pockets (with zippers) to carry anything extra. If you don't have access to a boat or dock, extend your fishing range with a good pair of fishing waders.

* Cover your head. Hats with a hard-hat liner will keep your neck, ears and head warm in cold weather. For warmer climates, a wide-brimmed hat will guard against sunburn, overheating and overexposure.

* Bring the extras. This could include a life vest, cooler or, if you happen to be a smokeless tobacco user, a portable spittoon like those offered by Flasr. The Atlanta-based company prides itself on creating the first-of-its-kind portable spittoon that is small enough to fit in your pocket and carry along wherever you go -- whether it's fishing on a lake or hunting in a blind. Its advanced closing mechanism ensures that it stays securely closed, eliminating the risk of spills and leaks.

For more information, visit www.flasr.com; Market listing: FLASR (OTCQB: FLSR).

Bentley SUV sets a speed record

Business News - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 10:54am
The first Bentley SUV will also be the fastest car in its class.









This is the city with the highest minimum wage in America

Business News - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 10:32am
At $14.44 an hour, Emeryville, California has the highest minimum wage in the country. Just two months ago it was $9.









Google: New Chrome is faster and will save your battery

Business News - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 10:20am
Google has released a new version of Chrome that it claims will make your browser faster and give your laptop battery extra life.









Should the government top off low-wage paychecks?

Business News - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 9:33am
Forget about raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour or giving low-income earners a big tax credit at the end of the year. Why not have the government boost every paycheck a low-wage worker gets?









U.S. stocks get the jitters before jobs report

Business News - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 9:26am
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Teen overcomes anorexia through yoga

Health - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 9:18am










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U.S. has most mass shootings

Health - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 9:13am









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FDA warns distributors of powdered caffeine

Health - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 9:13am










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Frozen corn recalled over listeria scare

Health - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 9:13am










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Trying to catch a flight? Grab these healthy meals

Health - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 9:12am










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The making of 'Citizen Kane'

CNN Entertainment - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 9:08am










Categories: Entertainment News

Princess Charlotte: Worth $5 billion after four months

Business News - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 8:59am
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What will Apple announce on Wednesday?

Business News - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 8:16am
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Doctor ditches white coat for walking shoes

Health - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 7:47am
CNN Hero Dr. David Sabgir's nonprofit Walk with a Doc spurs doctors and patients to meet for regular walks.









Categories: Health

Tableware designed for Alzheimer's patients

Health - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 7:47am
No one ever wants to see loved ones suffer in their later years.









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