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    12 dead in storm; NFL’s Buffalo Bills won’t play at home

    (UPDATE) – Two more people have died as a result of the Buffalo-area snowstorm, bringing the total to 12, Erie County Deputy Executive Richard Tobe said Friday. Two people died overnight after they had been evacuated from the Garden Gate Nursing Home in Cheektowaga, New York, Tobe said. BUFFALO, N.Y. — Harlem Street in the Buffalo suburb of West Seneca offers a glimpse of life under the deadly and monumental western New York snowstorm. The extreme weather has claimed at […]

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    Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in talks to resign; grand jury decision nears

    FERGUSON, Mo. – As a grand jury gets closer to announcing its decision, Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown, is in the final stages of negotiations with city officials to resign, sources close to the talks said. The grand jury hearing evidence is preparing to meet Friday for what might be its final session. A decision on whether to charge Wilson in the death of the unarmed teen could come the same day, law enforcement officials have […]

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    President Obama’s plan shields 5 million immigrants

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is ordering the most sweeping overhaul of the immigration system in decades, despite Republican claims he is overstepping his power by unilaterally moving to shield five million undocumented immigrants and prioritizing the deportation of “felons, not families.” Obama rejected accusations by conservatives that he is offering a free pass to undocumented immigrants and argued in a prime-time address that “the real amnesty” would be leaving a broken system as it is now. “Today our immigration […]

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    Homeless man who wanted family for Thanksgiving getting his wish

    NORFOLK, Va. — A homeless man who just wanted a family for Thanksgiving is getting his wish. WTKR received dozens of emails from viewers volunteering to adopt him for the day and more. Other viewers contacted WTKR about helping Neal out. Neal Shytles has been living at the union mission in Norfolk for more a year. He reached out to NewsChannel 3 to help connect him with someone that would take him in. And tonight the station announced Neal is in for a […]

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    Country star Ty Herndon comes out as gay

    Country star Ty Herndon has something to share: He’s an “out, proud and happy gay man.” Herndon, 52, came out publicly as gay in an interview with People magazine. He says he’s known he was gay since he was a child and started coming out to family members in his 20s. But the “What Mattered Most” singer, who had a number of hits in the 1990s, kept the news close to the vest. It wasn’t until he attended a Tony […]

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    SC girl born with four kidneys, mom seeks answers

    IVA, S.C. (WHNS) — A mother in Iva, South Carolina says she needs help finding answers after her daughter was born with four kidneys, two of which are prone to hydronephrosis, a disorder caused by a back-up of urine in the kidneys. “I just feel like I’m on pins and needles all the time,” said Stephanie Turner, mother of Summer Snow, 5 months. A late-term ultrasound showed a problem just a few weeks before Summer was born. “They told us […]

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    Gov. McCrory open to immigration lawsuit against President Obama

    BOCA RATON, Florida — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory joined other Republican governors Thursday and said he is open to suing the federal government if President Barack Obama issues an executive order that shields nearly 4 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. McCrory, who runs the country’s ninth largest state, said he would consider filing or joining a lawsuit against the administration once Obama announces the action, which he is scheduled to do Thursday evening. “I will look at it,” McCrory […]

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    Petition to cancel Duggar show amidst anti-gay complaints

    TLC’s reality show “19 Kids and Counting” has tons of fans, but more than 80,000 can’t be counted in that number. That’s the amount who have signed a Change.org petition to have the show canceled in light of what the petition calls the Duggar family’s anti-LGBT stance. According to the petition, Michelle Duggar’s voice can be heard on a recorded call from this past summer urging the citizens of Fayetteville, Arkansas, to vote to repeal a law that forbids business […]

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    WATCH: Disney’s new live-action “Cinderella” has been unveiled

    The trailer for 2015′s “Cinderella” doesn’t feature any singing mice, but it’s magical all the same. Disney has released its first look at next year’s live-action re-telling of “Cinderella,” which stars Lily James, of “Downton Abbey,” as the unfairly treated princess-to-be. This version keeps all the memorable moments of Cinderella’s story intact — she’s still left at the mercy of a vindictive stepmother, and still has to bail from that royal ball by the stroke of midnight — but it […]

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    New Brittany Maynard video released three weeks after her suicide

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Thursday would have been Brittany Maynard’s 30th birthday. To honor Maynard, the right-to-die advocacy group Compassion & Choices released new footage of the woman three weeks after her suicide. In a video record in August, Maynard calls on states to enact legislation allowing terminally ill people to end their own life. Maynard took her own life on Nov. 1. “I decided to share my story because I felt like this issue with death with dignity is misunderstood […]

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    Mother accused of ‘violently forcing’ Q-tips into ears of 14-month-old son

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. — A woman is facing child abuse charges after authorities say she “violently forced” Q-tips into the ears of her 14-month-old son. Jenna Schumacher, 26, is charged with one count of physical abuse of a child. The criminal complaint indicates that Schumacher brought her son to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin on Nov. 5 where the child was admitted for chronic ear bleeding and perforated eardrums. Doctors indicated there was “no medical cause” for the ear injuries — and because […]

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    Website shows hacked private webcams, including several in Greensboro and High Point

    A new website based in Russia is streaming video live from thousands of private webcams around the world, including images of babies and hospital patients. Hackers accessed the cameras by using default passwords set by the manufacturers, British officials said on Thursday. Those log-in details are freely available online, leaving the unsecured cameras accessible to anyone. A quick browse through the website reveals live streams from nearly 4,600 cameras in the U.S., including live video of a baby sleeping in […]

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