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    Marines admit they misidentified one man in iconic 1945 Iwo Jima photo

    WASHINGTON — The Marine Corps admitted Thursday that it misidentified one of the six men in the World War II photograph of a flag raising at Iwo Jima — one of the most iconic images in American history. For more than 70 years, history said John Bradley, a Navy hospital corpsman, was one of the six men seen in the legendary photo from one of the war’s bloodiest battles. According to The New York Daily News, the Marines now say […]

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    Florida couple pays phone bill with 9,784 pennies

    BRANDON, Fla. — A Florida man became so fed up with Frontier Communications – after it bought Verizon’s service and its local customer base – that he decided to take a stand.After trying to contest an almost $100 After trying to contest an almost $100 cancellation fee, he decided to pay it in pennies. The resident and his wife, who asked to remain anonymous, told FOX 13 Tampa Bay that they were unenthusiastic about the pending switch to Frontier from Verizon, […]

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    Colorado groom gets bitten by rattlesnake, makes it to reception after visit to ER

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — One Colorado couple got a rather rattling surprise on their wedding day, KXRM reports. On Monday, Johnny and Laura Benson’s wedding party drove up to a Colorado park for a photo session. Johnny, 44, stayed behind with his bride Laura to take sunset photos while the rest of the wedding party headed to the reception. It was during this time a rattlesnake bit the groom, who looked like he remained in good spirits. A park ranger […]

  • Man dies while unloading $12 million worth of marijuana from van

    NORCROSS, Ga. — Police say a man was found dead next to $12 million worth of marijuana in Georgia. According to Gwinnett County Police, officers were called to the scene at Norcross Truck Storage, at around 11 a.m. Monday. According to WXIA, a man was found slumped over near a white van and a tractor-trailer. When officers arrived, the man was already dead. While waiting for the medical examiner to arrive at the scene, officers said they detected an odor […]

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    4-year-old Houston boy dies after wrecker runs over him

    HOUSTON — Houston police say a 4-year-old child riding a tricycle has died after allegedly being run over by a wrecker driver Wednesday night, KTRK reports. Investigators say the death happened in northeast Houston in the cul-du-sac on Kerry Glen Lane near Mesa Road just before 9pm. It’s being reported that two boys, ages 4 and 5, were playing outside. The 5-year-old was on a bicycle and the 4-year-old was on the big wheel. Police say the wrecker driver was […]

  • Teen NC

    NC teen reels in massive blue catfish, setting new state record

    LITTLETON, N.C. — A 15-year-old angler reeled in a whopper of a catfish on Lake Gaston, setting a new state record. According to the NC Wildlife Resources Commission, Landon Evans caught an 117-pound, 8-ounce blue catfish using cut shad as bait. The monster fish measured 55 inches in length and 40.5 inches in girth. The NCWRC weighed the fish on certified scales at an Ace Hardware and examined it to confirm the catch has set a new state record, beating […]

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    Former Georgia officer now suspected in deaths of 2 police dogs

    CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. — Before a former schools officer allegedly left a police dog in a patrol car for hours this month, he may have shot and killed another police dog in 2012, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Daniel Peabody, 50, who was arrested this week in connection with both deaths, resigned last week from his position as a lieutenant with the Cherokee schools police. The resignation came just days after a dog named Inca died from heatstroke on June 10. Peabody said […]

  • Watt A Box

    KFC India is offering a chicken meal box that charges your phone

    Well, this is weird. Have you ever been eating KFC and wondered why the container the chicken came in didn’t give you the ability to charge your phone? We haven’t either. But the chain decided to put a phone charger in one of its boxes anyway. It’s called the Watt A Box. Get it? ‘Watt’ A Box. It’s available for a limited time only in India. It comes with the food you might expect from the fried chicken establishment, as […]

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    Tens of thousands of potatoes spill onto NC highway; residents get to help clean up, keep potatoes

    A tractor-trailer spilled tens of thousands of potatoes onto a North Carolina highway, bringing traffic to a standstill. Luckily, some residents were able to help clean the mess up -- and they got to keep the potatoes.

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    Power restored to Duke Energy customers after outages in Randolph County

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Power has been restored to Duke Energy customers in Randolph County after outages Wednesday evening. At one time, more than 1,400 Duke Energy customers were without power after storms moved through Wednesday afternoon. Most of the outages were centered around the Cedar Grove community and southwest Asheboro.

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    Watch Hillary Clinton’s full speech from her campaign stop in Raleigh

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Hillary Clinton campaigned in Raleigh on Wednesday afternoon at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds Exposition Center. Clinton delivered a speech that touched on the current state of the U.S. economy, while also laying out her economic plans moving forward. “Let’s break through the dysfunction in Washington,” Clinton said. “We’ll build the greatest middle class the world has ever known.” “We cant let Donald Trump bankrupt america like he bankrupted his casinos,” she added. Doors opened at 12:30 p.m. and the rally […]


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