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UPDATE: Source: Two Killed in Falls County Crash Were Baylor Band Members

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(KCEN) -- All four people involved in a fatal crash this morning are from the DFW area, and all are between 18 and 21 years old. A 21-year-old female passenger and a 19-year-old male passenger were killed when the 2003 Dodge truck they were in hit a tree. More>>

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House Creek Bridge on Fort Hood To Be Closed

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 Starting at 7 a.m. on Thursday the House Creek Bridge on West Range Road on Fort Hood will be closed to all traffic. More>>

Abbott Appeals Texas Same Sex Marriage Ban

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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott filed an appeal on Tuesday to uphold the state's same-sex marriage ban.The ban was ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge in February. According to the brief, Abbott said Texas can ban same-sex marriage based on Texas's interest in procreation. In 2005, Texas voters approved a constitutional amendment that defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman. More>>

Free School Supplies: McLennan Co. Salvation Army Has Plenty to Give Away

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(KCEN) -- It's time to start thinking about the new school year, and the McLennan County Salvation Army has lots of school supplies to give away. The group has been collecting backpacks, notebooks, pens and pencils, tissues, hand sanitizer, and everything in between.Now they're looking to register families to come get the free supplies. More>>

VA Manipulated Vets' Appointment Data, Audit Finds

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Internal VA documents show the depth of fraudulent scheduling, manipulation of data and in some cases intimidation of staff to hide delays in medical care to veterans in the 6-million patient national system, according to documents provided to USA TODAY.Workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Wilmington, N.C., told auditors they "were fearful of retaliation" if they did not manipulate appointment data.Managers instructed or "encouraged" schedulers to ... More>>

What's Your Solution? The TSA Wants to Know

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The TSA needs your help to shorten security lines, and the agency will line your pockets instead of telling you to empty them for the right solution. More>>

Robert McDonald Confirmed as new Head of Veterans Affairs

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The Senate has confirmed Robert McDonald as the next leader of the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs.The vote was 97 to 0.President Barack Obama selected the former Proctor and Gamble chief after the resignation of former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, who left after reports exposed wide-ranging mismanagement and manipulation of waiting lists at VA hospitals.McDonald will be charged with reforming a system bogged down by bureaucracy and mistrust.It looks likely that he’ll ge... More>>

Walmart Ice Cream Sandwich Left in Sun, Doesn't Melt

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(KHOU) -- A viral video has been making the rounds around the web, as it shows a man leaving a Walmart "Great Value" brand ice-cream sandwich out in the sun for over an hour. The man in the video says he heard a woman in Cincinnati accidentally left out her ice cream sandwich in the sun, only to find it virtually unchanged.In this video, the man examines the ice cream sandwich after 20 minutes, 35 minutes and 60 minutes in direct sunlight. At 60 minutes, the only visible change is a clear, op... More>>

Surgeon General: Stop Tanning and Save Your Skin

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Those of you tanning or burning your skin this summer should stop — seek the shade, wear a hat and some sunscreen and, whatever you do, stay out of indoor tanning salons. It's a familiar skin-cancer prevention message, but it's coming from a new source: the office of the U.S. Surgeon General.The call to action from acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak, released Tuesday, says that skin cancer is a "major public health problem" and that too much exposure to indoor and outdoor ul... More>>

Dad Creates Efficient Way to Have a Water Balloon Fight

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Tired of spending time endlessly tying water balloons instead of having fun during hot summer days with his family, a Texas father of eight came up with a genius idea to save time.Josh Malone, 41, invented Bunch O Balloons, a set-up that can fill 100 water balloons in under a minute. As he showed in an impromptu water balloon fight against an undermanned Carson Daly on Rockefeller Plaza during TODAY Tuesday, it goes way faster than the conventional method of filling balloons one at... More>>

Heart Of Texas Goodwill Industries Hosts Job Fair In Temple & Killeen

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Heart of Texas Goodwill Industries would like to invite members of the Temple and Killeen areas to one of two job fairs they will be hosting this week. Anyone interested can come discuss a variety of job opportunities within Heart of Texas Goodwill and fill out an application and interview on the spot. The first event will take place Thursday, July 31st, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Heart of Texas Goodwill Temple Learning Center, located at 4108 South 31st Street in Temple, Texas. The second ... More>>

Antonio Finally Gets His Make a Wish Video included

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(KCEN) – They told him to wish big… and boy did he. On Monday, just one day after his eighth birthday, Antonio Laguna finally got his Make a Wish. “Lots of waiting,” he laughed just moments before getting to see his greenhouse and orchard. “I’m so excited. It’s going to be fun.” And it was. With the plants in place, his tools waiting, and the red ribbon up, Antonio walked outside to see his dream picking farm. “It’s so amazing,” he giggled standing in his greenhouse. “I can’t believe so many ... More>>

Bell County Passes Resolution to Ban Housing Immigrant Children Video included

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(KCEN) --Bell County is the latest county in Texas to pass a controversial resolution that would ban the housing of undocumented immigrant children.The resolution was passed at Monday’s commissioner’s court meeting.It’s similar to resolutions recently passed in Jefferson, Brazoria and Galveston counties. Local immigration activists say they're appalled at the lack of consideration. “You're telling me, hey let's just throw you in the trash and look the other way and keep going,” said God’s C... More>>

New Case Of Rabies On Fort Hood

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(KCEN) -- Another case of rabies is discovered on Fort Hood Monday.A bat was found near a Department of Public Works' motorpool building and has tested positive for the disease.Fort Hood Veterinary personnel and Darnall Army Medical Center are investigating this recent case for possible exposures.This is the fifth confirmed case of rabies on post since May 12. Officials said everyone on Fort Hood should be aware and avoid handling wild or stray animals.If you notice any wildlife or stray anim... More>>

Early Morning Accident Shuts Down I-35 North of Waco Video included

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An overnight accident on I-35 has northbound and southbound lanes backed up near mile marker 346.   More>>

Soldiers Graduate from Microsoft Program Video included

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Fort Hood soldiers say it's the opportunity of a lifetime.Microsoft expanded their technology program to Fort Hood. And today the first class of 10 soldiers graduated.
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Man Arrested for Allegedly Luring Kids with Candy, Fondling Them

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McKINNEY — McKinney police have arrested a 66-year-old man for allegedly luring children into his garage with candy and then fondling them.Jamie Edwan is charged with indecency with a child. He was booked into the Collin County Jail on July 18 with a bond of $100,000.Police said a child victim came forward and said the suspect used candy as a lure and then was inappropriately touched by Edwan in his garage, located on Newport Lane in McKinney.According to a search warrant, a girl to... More>>

Woman Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl at Sleepover

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(KHOU) -- A 12-year-old girl’s sleepover at a friend’s house turned into a nightmare after she says she was sexually assaulted. The girl told officers her friend’s 21-year-old sister tried to sexually assault her. She was taken to Texas Children’s Hospital by ambulance as a precaution. Police arrested Jasmyne Glider on a charge of attempted indecency with a child. She was released from jail after posting a $5,000 bond. More>>

Sheriff: 44,000 Pot Plants Found in Polk County Field; Search Continues for More

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 GOODRICH, Tx – A deer hunter stumbled upon thousands of pot plants in what could end up being one of the biggest marijuana busts in Texas history.Polk County deputies say they’ve already recovered 44,000 plants and they haven’t even started clearing out 19 additional fields spotted by air.The hunter was at his deer lease in Goodrich off Old Highway 35 Saturday when he saw the suspicious plants and alerted authorities.Deputies say it was a sophisticated operation using water from a cre... More>>

Man Featured on CNN's 'The Hunt' Killed During Attempted Arrest

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A suspected sex offender recently featured on CNN's "The Hunt" with John Walsh was killed Monday in Manhattan while police were attempting to arrest him on child molestation charges, according to two New York law enforcement sources.Charles Mozdir, 32, had been sought by authorities since June 2012.Two U.S. marshals and a New York police officer were also wounded during the attempted arrest, a law enforcement official said.Walsh said that after the episode featuring Mozdir aired, aut... More>>

Red Cross Disaster Training Institute Video included

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 47 years. That's how long Shirley McClintock has been a Red Cross Volunteer. "I always said if it stops being fun, I'll stop doing it," said McClintock. There's no question about it... service runs deep in her blood. She joined Red Cross in 1972 in Germany while her husband was stationed in Europe. And moving across the U.S- she's continued to volunteer - touching countless lives with her passion to help. "My first big assignment was New York City, and was there for three weeks afte... More>>

Would-Be Thieves Get Beat Down From MMA Champ

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A Houston convenience store worker caught some would-be thieves off guard when he unleashed his MMA moves on the men when they tried to mug his co-worker. More>>

FAA Proposes $12 Million Fine Against Southwest for Repairs

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WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration proposed a $12 million fine Monday against Southwest Airlines for allegedly failing to comply with repair orders for Boeing 737 planes.The case combines three earlier enforcement actions against the Dallas-based airline."Safety is our top priority, and that means holding airlines responsible for the repairs their contractors undertake," Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said. "Everyone has a role to play and a responsibility ... More>>

Family of Five Found Shot to Death

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SACO, Maine — State police said a mother, father and three children were found dead in their home in Saco on Sunday.Police say a friend of the family called a worker associated with the apartment complex to check on the family after growing concerned for them.The worker entered the apartment, saw one body and called Saco police around 1:30 ET Sunday afternoon. When officers arrived, they discovered the other bodies in three different rooms.In a statement, state police said "all... More>>

Why This Surfing Dog May Be Better Than Any You've Seen

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Ricochet is a surfing superstar who helps teach the disabled to hang ten, too. More>>

Appeals Panel Strikes Down Virginia Gay Marriage Ban

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A federal appeals court panel in Virginia became the second one this summer to strike down a state ban against same-sex marriage Monday, making it more likely that the Supreme Court will settle the issue as early as next year.The three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond ruled 2-1 that gay men and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry that is paramount to state marriage laws.The circuit court has jurisdiction over Virginia, Maryla... More>>

Boil Water Notice for Communities in Temple

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 The Moffat Water Supply Corporation has issued a boil water notice for customers living in all areas of Lakeaire Circle, Deck Dr. and Lakeaire Blvd. and Tiller and Lakeaire Blvd.People in these areas need to boil their water before consumption. This is due to crews connecting an existing water line to a newly constructed main water line on Lakeaire Blvd. Water used for any consumption should be brought to a rolling boil, then boiled for two minutes. This is to make sure any harmful ... More>>

Two Americans Battle for Their Lives Against Ebola

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(NBC News) -- Two Americans who got infected with Ebola virus as they were trying to save others with the disease are struggling for their lives in Liberia, one of three West African nations at the center of the biggest outbreak yet of the virus.They may have been infected by something as simple as wiping the sweat from their eyes, says another expert who’s worked in the field fighting the outbreak.Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, medical director for the aid group Samaritan’s Purse, and his colleague N... More>>

Strikes Near Gaza's Shifa Hospital, Refugee Camp Kill or Hurt 30

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Missiles or rockets struck within yards of Gaza's main hospital and a nearby refugee camp Monday, leaving at least 30 dead and wounded. The Israeli military denied reports its forces were responsible for the strikes, saying they were the result of rockets misfired by Palestinian militants.The explosion near Shifa Hospital around 5 p.m. local time (10 a.m. ET) caused some damage to the outpatient clinic, according to witnesses including an NBC News crew on... More>>

Destructive Summer Storms to Batter Millions, Forecasters Warn

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An extensive system of storms that flattened homes, flooded neighborhoods and triggered tornadoes split, reignited and threatened yet more damage Monday.The severe weather battered a vast area from New Hampshire to North Carolina and from Michigan to northern Louisiana on Sunday. Six tornadoes reportedly touched down, more than 200,000 customers were left without power and thousands of flights were canceled or delayed.Early Monday, the Northeast began seeing the first evidenc... More>>

Car Crashes into Compass Bank in Temple Video included

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A car crashed into the Compass Bank off of Marlandwood Rd. in Temple,. TX around 10 Monday morning. Temple Police are reporting one person in the vehicle was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No bank employees were injured in the incident. More>>

Skydive is Last on Cancer Patient's Bucket List

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Brian Nagle crosses the last item off his bucket list in dive from 20,000 feet. More>>

Palin Starts Online News Channel

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Sarah Palin is cutting through the "media filters" to bring you her own Internet channel. "Together, we'll cut through the sound bites and cut through the media's politically correct filter and things like Washington, D.C.'s crony capitalism," the former vice presidential nominee said in a video posted to Facebook on Sunday. "We'll go around all that." Palin says the project is a "news channel that really is a lot more than news," according to the video posted to Facebook.Expec... More>>

Texas A&M Women's Basketball Announces 2014 Non-Conference Schedule

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COLLEGE STATION- Texas AM released its non-conference women’s basketball schedule today, which features games against nine postseason teams from 2013-14, including games against Duke, Texas, Washington and a 2014 Sweet 16 rematch with DePaul to open the season. “This is a top non-conference schedule, which along with the always-competitive SEC schedule, hopefully puts us to be in a strong position to reach the NCAA Tournament for the 10thstraight year, and to host first-and-second rounds for ... More>>

Holmes Places Third At World Junior Championships

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EUGENE, Ore. – Baylor track and field freshman TJ Holmes took third in the IAAF World Junior Championships 400-hurdle finals with a time of 50.07 Friday at Hayward Field. Holmes started strong, but faded down the stretch as Jamaica’s Jaheel Hyde (49.29) and Bahrain’s Ali Khamis (49.55) took first and second. To close out his season, Holmes ran an identical time to his fourth-place showing at the NCAA Championships in June. With Trayvon Bromell running the second leg, the United States’ 4x10... More>>

Local Red Cross Holds Disaster Training Institute

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(KCEN) – On Sunday Heart of Texas Red Cross wrapped up their three day disaster training institute in Waco. The mini-institute offered multiple course including setting up and working shelters, assessing damage, and even psychological first aid to assist victims during disasters. “I want to be that person they look to and say yes I know Yolanda can help get me through this,” Yolanda Klem said after the training. Klem joined the Red Cross family last month after the devastating Fort Hood shoot... More>>

Fallen Marine's Tribute Flag is Found in Flea Market, Given to Mom Video included

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Lanie Brown was at her local flea market in Texas, hoping to find a good deal, when she came across something much more precious.Within a pile of American flags, she found one that looked peculiar, covered in writing from a black marker. Brown wasn't sure what the writing was, but the seller felt it lessened the value of the flag.Her curiosity piqued, Brown bought the flag for the low asking price of $5.When Brown showed it to her son, who is a Marine, he explained that it was a tr... More>>

Girls Arrested After Tortoise Tortured to Death

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(USA Today) -- Two Florida teens are accused of torturing a state-protected gopher tortoise. Video posted on the girls' Facebook pages showed the animal being burned with a lighter then stomped to death amid cheers. More>>

Second American Infected with Ebola

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A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.Nancy Writebol is employed by Serving in Mission, or SIM, in Liberia and was helping the joint SIM/Samaritan's Purse team that is treating Ebola patients in Monrovia, according to a Samaritan's Purse statement.Writebol, who serves as SIM's personnel coordinator, has been living in Monrovia with her husband, David, according to SIM's website. The Charlotte... More>>

Report: Black Box Indicates Missile Hit Flight 17

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Data downloaded from a black box retrieved from the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 are consistent with a missile attack, national news media are reporting, citing an unidentified European air safety official.The source told CBS News the findings indicate the plane's fuselage was hit by shrapnel from a missile explosion."It did what it was designed to do — bring down airplanes," the source told CBS.A thorough investigation of the site, however, remains elusive 10 days a... More>>

On the Front Lines of the Border War Video included

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Along the Rio Grande, in the country's hottest zone for smuggling people to the U.S. from Mexico.There is no one closer to the action, and its many dangers,than the game wardens from Texas Parks and Wildlife, who patrol the river's shallowest stretches in small boats. Late in the afternoon when we are along, a three-man scout team confronts a 16-year-old Mexican boy caught swimming from the us riverbank toward the other side. The wardens say they've seen him before, and suspect ... More>>

Israel Military Rejects Blame for Deaths at U.N. Shelter

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The Israeli military denied Sunday that it was responsible for anyone killed last week when a mortar hit the courtyard of a U.N school that was shelter to many Gaza residents. Officials from the United Nations and the Palestinian government said 16 people were killed and hundreds wounded on Thursday when the school in northern Gaza was struck."A single errant Israeli mortar landed in the courtyard in the school," Israel Defense Forces spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner said. "The footag... More>>

U.S. Doctor Contracts Ebola While Treating Sick in Liberia Video included

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An American doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus, an aid organization said Saturday. North Carolina-based Samaritan's Purse issued a news release saying that Dr. Kent Brantly tested positive for the disease and was being treated at a hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. Brantly is the medical director for the aid organization's case management center in the city. Brantly, 33, has been working with Samaritan's Purse in Liberia since Oct... More>>

Coast Guard Ends Search for Father in Around-World Flight

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The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the father who was accompanying his teenage son on an around-the-world flight that was set to make history.Babar Suleman, 58, went missing during a plane crash near Pago Pago, in American Samoa, on Tuesday night. The body of his son, 17-year-old pilot Haris Suleman, was recovered the next day.Officials have found more debris from the plane but failed to locate Babar, who himself learned to fly in 2001."The decision to suspend a search... More>>

Philly Cops Hunt for Carjackers Who Killed Three Children

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Two assailants stole a woman’s car and then crashed it into a crowd on a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids.? More>>

Homeless Man Trains for San Francisco Marathon

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Drug addiction and prison time left Ronnie Goodman without a home, sleeping on the streets of San Francisco. Now, sober for more than a decade, Goodman is training for the city’s marathon, setting out to conquer the same streets on which he sleeps. More>>

'Glorified Trash Man': Local Cops Opt for Pickup Trucks to Clean Up Highways Video included

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Traffic, construction, wrecks left and right -- if you've driven in central Texas, you know the struggle is real. Now local cops are trying to cut down on some of the headaches by changing their job descriptions. More>>

2nd 'Black Box' Found from Air Algerie Crash in Mali, U.N. Official Says

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France has declared a three-day mourning period to commemorate the victims of the Air Algerie Flight 5017 crash, French President Francois Hollande declared on Saturday.Following a meeting with families of the victims, Hollande said flags will fly at half-staff on government buildings from Monday through Wednesday.Fifty-four of the 118 victims were French nationals.The second flight data recorder from has been found in Mali, a U.N. official said Saturday.A team from the U.N. mission ... More>>

Ebola Virus Death Confirmed in Nigeria's Biggest City, Lagos

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 A Liberian man who was hospitalized in Nigeria's biggest city, Lagos, with the Ebola virus has died, Nigerian Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu said."The patient was subjected to thorough medical tests ... which confirmed he had the Ebola virus," Chukwu said Friday.The case has raised fears that the virus could spread beyond the three countries at the center of what health officials say is the deadliest ever Ebola outbreak and into Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria. Lagos has mor... More>>

Yet Another Child Dies in a Hot Car; A Foster Father is Arrested

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The death of a 10-month-old girl left in a hot car in Wichita, Kansas -- the latest in a string of hot-car child deaths in the United States -- triggered the quick arrest of the girl's foster father and on Friday prompted state officials to launch home inspections of adoptive and foster families.The foster father told police he picked up with child from a babysitter about 4 p.m. Thursday, drove home and forgot the child was in the back seat, according to Lt. Todd Ojile of the Wichita ... More>>

U.S. Fighter Jets Escort Plane to Toronto After Passenger Threat

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Nightly News A heavily armed SWAT team boarded a Canadian plane that made an emergency landing when a passenger, now in custody, allegedly threatened the aircraft. More>>

No Deal: Hamas Rejects Plan to Extend Gaza Cease-Fire

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TEL AVIV —Israel on Saturday proposed extending the 12-hour humanitarian truce in Gaza by four hours, but a Hamas official said the group rejected the plan. More>>

USA's Oldest Living Female Veteran to Be Honored in D.C. Video included

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108-year-old World War II veteran Lucy Coffey is heading to D.C. to see the memorials and tour the White House as part of the Honor Flight program. More>>

U.S. Embassy in Libya Evacuates Personnel

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The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said. About 150 personnel, including 80 U.S. Marines were evacuated from the embassy in the early hours of Saturday morning and were driven across the border into Tunisia, U.S. officials confirm to CNN.U.S. officials stress that this is a relocation of embassy personnel and the operations have been "temporarily suspended" until "the secu... More>>

Facebook Post Leads Local Man Who Found Bracelet to Soldier Who Lost it Two Years Ago Video included

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(KCEN) -- Call it a miracle, call it coincidence -- whatever you call it, it's an amazing story. A local man found a bracelet over the weekend memorializing two soldiers killed in action. A little legwork, and the bracelet that went missing two years ago is now on its way back to its owner, more than 1,200 miles away.
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Bell County Sheriff Eddy Lange Cleared in Lawsuit Video included

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(BELL COUNTY) -- A judge ruled in favor of Bell County Sheriff Eddy Lange in a lawsuit that claimed he violated the first amendment rights of two of his deputies.The suit was filled in 2013 by former Bell Co. Sheriff's Deputies Charles Grogan and Mary Farley.In the lawsuit, they claimed Sheriff Lange demoted them because they supported his political opponent in the republican primary.KCEN-HD's Emily Collins obtained the lawsuit Friday afternoon. We will continue to update this story. More>>

Ft. Hood Soldiers Help Finish Little Boy's 'Make a Wish' Video included

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(KCEN) – Even the toughest of soldiers cry once in a while, and get misty eyed when emotions get the best of them. Friday was one of those times. Around 10a.m. about 30 soldiers made their way to the Laguna’s home in Kempner, TX. Their mission: helping Make a Wish put the final touches on a little boy’s dream. “It’s what we do,” Sergeant Paulus Smallwood said. “If someone needs help we will go out and help them.” But it wasn’t just anyone. They were helping a fellow brother, Frank Laguna, wh... More>>

Fill 100 water balloons in a minute

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(CNN)A dad invented a hose attachment that can fill and tie 37 water balloons at once. More>>

Six Longhorns off the Team in Two Days

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(KVUE) -- The day after Texas coach Charlie Strong indefinitely suspended two football players charged with sexual assault, four more players have been dismissed from the team.Strong dismissed Jalen Overstreet, Joe Bergeron, Josh Turner and Chevoski Collins for violating team rules, according to KVUE's partners at the Austin American-Statesman.Overstreet is a running back from Tatum. He played in nine games last year as a red shirt freshman. Collins is a defensive back from Livingston and red... More>>

Boy Gets More than 200 Teeth Removed

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(CNN) -- A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed. Ashik Gavai, a 17-year-old student from Buldhana, underwent the six-hour operation, which involved four doctors at Mumbai's J.J. Hospital on July 21. The teen had 232 denticles -- abnormal teeth-like growth -- lodged in his mouth due to a complex composite odontoma, a benign dental tumor. The abnormal teeth were embedded in the bone inside the lower right jaw an... More>>

Boy with inoperable brain tumor gets thousands of birthday cards

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All Daniel Nickerson of Foxboro, Mass., wants for his sixth birthday Friday are cards.So far, the little boy with an inoperable brain tumor has received thousands upon thousands. More>>

2014 Baylor Football Legends Announced

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WACO, Texas – Five former Baylor football players will be recognized as Baylor Football Legends during select 2014 home football games, Baylor officials announced Thursday. Each honoree will be introduced on the field during their respective game, while a short video details their playing careers for the Bears. The Baylor “B” Association, which selects the legends, will open the season by recognizing four-year letterman C.J. Wilson (2003-06) at the Aug. 31 contest vs. SMU. Two players from ... More>>

Cuban: Taxes will go up if too many companies leave US

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Billionaire investor Mark Cuban told CNBC on Friday that taxes will go up if too many companies leave the United States for greener overseas tax shores. That tax money will be have to be made up somewhere, he said. "If this is part of a movement where in aggregate it really has a material impact on taxes paid, then again taxes are going to go up," he said on "Squawk Box," a day after President Barack Obama discussed corporate tax inversions in an interview with CNBC. ... More>>

Controversy Surrounds Proposed Bell County Hotel Tax

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(KCEN) -- Bell County Commissioners say a proposal to impose a new two percent hotel/motel occupancy tax was shot down before they could even get a consensus of approval by the cities in the county.Anyone who books a hotel or motel already pays a hotel tax, with six percent going to the state, and usually about seven percent going to the city bringing the total to 13%. Commissioners say the new two percent tax proposal would tack on an average $1.60 to each room.The reason to add the tax was ... More>>

McLennan County Drug Bust Nets One Arrest

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(KCEN) -- A drug bust in McLennan County led to one arrest Thursday evening. Multiple law enforcement agencies, acting on a federal narcotics search warrant, raided a home on Mackey Ranch Road in Bruceville-Eddy as part of a joint task force investigation. More>>

Police Chief Says 'Irreconcilable Differences' with Mayor Over PD Led Him to Quit

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(KCEN) – Officer Michael Lugo revealed his reasoning to KCEN Thursday following his resignation as interim police chief in Little River-Academy. Lugo, formerly the town's reserve police officer, stepped down Wednesday after less than two weeks on the job as chief. More>>

Minnesota Man Says Southwest Removed His Family Over Tweet

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A Minnesota man refuses to fly on Southwest Airlines after he says his family was briefly removed from their flight over a critical tweet. Duff Watson was boarding as a priority flyer with Southwest when an agent refused to allow his two children, ages 6 and 9, who had later boarding times, to board with him, according to NBC's affiliate KARE. Watson said he warned the agent that he'd tweet about the incident, which he did. "RUDEST AGENT IN DENVER. KIMBERLY S. GATE C39. NOT HAPP... More>>

Survivor: 'I was so scared' in Tornado that Killed 2 at Campground

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(CNN) -- The voices in the video tell the story."Something crazy is going on outside," a woman shouts. "I'm scared."Moments later, the same voice yells that a tree has fallen and another says, "It's on that guy's camper."Overturned campers, downed treesThe footage posted on the website of CNN affiliate WAVY came from the Cherrystone Family Camping Resort on the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia, where a tornado on Thursday toppled campers and sent trees crashing onto vehicles.State Police spokeswoma... More>>

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  • UPDATE: Source: Two Killed in Falls County Crash Were Baylor Band Members

    UPDATE: Source: Two Killed in Falls County Crash Were Baylor Band Members

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:28:40 GMT
    (KCEN) -- All four people involved in a fatal crash this morning are from the DFW area, and all are between 18 and 21 years old. A 21-year-old female passenger and a 19-year-old male passenger were killed when the 2003 Dodge truck they were in hit a tree.More >>
    (KCEN) -- All four people involved in a fatal crash this morning are from the DFW area, and all are between 18 and 21 years old. A 21-year-old female passenger and a 19-year-old male passenger were killed when the 2003 Dodge truck they were in hit a tree.More >>
  • House Creek Bridge on Fort Hood To Be Closed

    House Creek Bridge on Fort Hood To Be Closed

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:52:21 GMT
     Starting at 7 a.m. on Thursday the House Creek Bridge on West Range Road on Fort Hood will be closed to all traffic.More >>
     Starting at 7 a.m. on Thursday the House Creek Bridge on West Range Road on Fort Hood will be closed to all traffic.More >>
  • Free School Supplies: McLennan Co. Salvation Army Has Plenty to Give Away

    Free School Supplies: McLennan Co. Salvation Army Has Plenty to Give Away

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:11:20 GMT
    (KCEN) -- It's time to start thinking about the new school year, and the McLennan County Salvation Army has lots of school supplies to give away. The group has been collecting backpacks, notebooks, pens and pencils, tissues, hand sanitizer, and everything in between.Now they're looking to register families to come get the free supplies.More >>
    (KCEN) -- It's time to start thinking about the new school year, and the McLennan County Salvation Army has lots of school supplies to give away. The group has been collecting backpacks, notebooks, pens and pencils, tissues, hand sanitizer, and everything in between.Now they're looking to register families to come get the free supplies.More >>
  • Military MattersMore>>

  • VA Manipulated Vets' Appointment Data, Audit Finds

    VA Manipulated Vets' Appointment Data, Audit Finds

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:10:49 GMT
    Internal VA documents show the depth of fraudulent scheduling, manipulation of data and in some cases intimidation of staff to hide delays in medical care to veterans in the 6-million patient national system, according to documents provided to USA TODAY.Workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Wilmington, N.C., told auditors they "were fearful of retaliation" if they did not manipulate appointment data.Managers instructed or "encouraged" schedulers to ...More >>
    Internal VA documents show the depth of fraudulent scheduling, manipulation of data and in some cases intimidation of staff to hide delays in medical care to veterans in the 6-million patient national system, according to documents provided to USA TODAY.Workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Wilmington, N.C., told auditors they "were fearful of retaliation" if they did not manipulate appointment data.Managers instructed or "encouraged" schedulers to ...More >>
  • Robert McDonald Confirmed as new Head of Veterans Affairs

    Robert McDonald Confirmed as new Head of Veterans Affairs

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:59:05 GMT
    The Senate has confirmed Robert McDonald as the next leader of the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs.The vote was 97 to 0.President Barack Obama selected the former Proctor and Gamble chief after the resignation of former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, who left after reports exposed wide-ranging mismanagement and manipulation of waiting lists at VA hospitals.McDonald will be charged with reforming a system bogged down by bureaucracy and mistrust.It looks likely that he’ll ge...More >>
    The Senate has confirmed Robert McDonald as the next leader of the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs.The vote was 97 to 0.President Barack Obama selected the former Proctor and Gamble chief after the resignation of former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, who left after reports exposed wide-ranging mismanagement and manipulation of waiting lists at VA hospitals.McDonald will be charged with reforming a system bogged down by bureaucracy and mistrust.It looks likely that he’ll ge...More >>
  • Soldiers Graduate from Microsoft Program

    Soldiers Graduate from Microsoft Program

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:13:02 GMT
    Fort Hood soldiers say it's the opportunity of a lifetime.Microsoft expanded their technology program to Fort Hood. And today the first class of 10 soldiers graduated.More >>
    Fort Hood soldiers say it's the opportunity of a lifetime.Microsoft expanded their technology program to Fort Hood. And today the first class of 10 soldiers graduated.
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  • Beyond Central TexasMore>>

  • What's Your Solution? The TSA Wants to Know

    What's Your Solution? The TSA Wants to Know

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:06:38 GMT
    The TSA needs your help to shorten security lines, and the agency will line your pockets instead of telling you to empty them for the right solution.More >>
    The TSA needs your help to shorten security lines, and the agency will line your pockets instead of telling you to empty them for the right solution.More >>
  • Man Arrested for Allegedly Luring Kids with Candy, Fondling Them

    Man Arrested for Allegedly Luring Kids with Candy, Fondling Them

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:38:39 GMT
    Photo Courtesy WFAA Photo Courtesy WFAA
    McKINNEY — McKinney police have arrested a 66-year-old man for allegedly luring children into his garage with candy and then fondling them.Jamie Edwan is charged with indecency with a child. He was booked into the Collin County Jail on July 18 with a bond of $100,000.Police said a child victim came forward and said the suspect used candy as a lure and then was inappropriately touched by Edwan in his garage, located on Newport Lane in McKinney.According to a search warrant, a girl to...More >>
    McKINNEY — McKinney police have arrested a 66-year-old man for allegedly luring children into his garage with candy and then fondling them.Jamie Edwan is charged with indecency with a child. He was booked into the Collin County Jail on July 18 with a bond of $100,000.Police said a child victim came forward and said the suspect used candy as a lure and then was inappropriately touched by Edwan in his garage, located on Newport Lane in McKinney.According to a search warrant, a girl to...More >>
  • Sheriff: 44,000 Pot Plants Found in Polk County Field; Search Continues for More

    Sheriff: 44,000 Pot Plants Found in Polk County Field; Search Continues for More

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:25:04 GMT
    Photo Courtesy KHOUPhoto Courtesy KHOU
     GOODRICH, Tx – A deer hunter stumbled upon thousands of pot plants in what could end up being one of the biggest marijuana busts in Texas history.Polk County deputies say they’ve already recovered 44,000 plants and they haven’t even started clearing out 19 additional fields spotted by air.The hunter was at his deer lease in Goodrich off Old Highway 35 Saturday when he saw the suspicious plants and alerted authorities.Deputies say it was a sophisticated operation using water from a cre...More >>
     GOODRICH, Tx – A deer hunter stumbled upon thousands of pot plants in what could end up being one of the biggest marijuana busts in Texas history.Polk County deputies say they’ve already recovered 44,000 plants and they haven’t even started clearing out 19 additional fields spotted by air.The hunter was at his deer lease in Goodrich off Old Highway 35 Saturday when he saw the suspicious plants and alerted authorities.Deputies say it was a sophisticated operation using water from a cre...More >>
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  • Walmart Ice Cream Sandwich Left in Sun, Doesn't Melt

    Walmart Ice Cream Sandwich Left in Sun, Doesn't Melt

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:46:35 GMT
    (KHOU) -- A viral video has been making the rounds around the web, as it shows a man leaving a Walmart "Great Value" brand ice-cream sandwich out in the sun for over an hour. The man in the video says he heard a woman in Cincinnati accidentally left out her ice cream sandwich in the sun, only to find it virtually unchanged.In this video, the man examines the ice cream sandwich after 20 minutes, 35 minutes and 60 minutes in direct sunlight. At 60 minutes, the only visible change is a clear, op...More >>
    (KHOU) -- A viral video has been making the rounds around the web, as it shows a man leaving a Walmart "Great Value" brand ice-cream sandwich out in the sun for over an hour. The man in the video says he heard a woman in Cincinnati accidentally left out her ice cream sandwich in the sun, only to find it virtually unchanged.In this video, the man examines the ice cream sandwich after 20 minutes, 35 minutes and 60 minutes in direct sunlight. At 60 minutes, the only visible change is a clear, op...More >>
  • Dad Creates Efficient Way to Have a Water Balloon Fight

    Dad Creates Efficient Way to Have a Water Balloon Fight

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:08:15 GMT
    Tired of spending time endlessly tying water balloons instead of having fun during hot summer days with his family, a Texas father of eight came up with a genius idea to save time.Josh Malone, 41, invented Bunch O Balloons, a set-up that can fill 100 water balloons in under a minute. As he showed in an impromptu water balloon fight against an undermanned Carson Daly on Rockefeller Plaza during TODAY Tuesday, it goes way faster than the conventional method of filling balloons one at...More >>
    Tired of spending time endlessly tying water balloons instead of having fun during hot summer days with his family, a Texas father of eight came up with a genius idea to save time.Josh Malone, 41, invented Bunch O Balloons, a set-up that can fill 100 water balloons in under a minute. As he showed in an impromptu water balloon fight against an undermanned Carson Daly on Rockefeller Plaza during TODAY Tuesday, it goes way faster than the conventional method of filling balloons one at...More >>
  • Why This Surfing Dog May Be Better Than Any You've Seen

    Why This Surfing Dog May Be Better Than Any You've Seen

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:30:52 GMT
    Photo Courtesy NBC NewsPhoto Courtesy NBC News
    Ricochet is a surfing superstar who helps teach the disabled to hang ten, too.More >>
    Ricochet is a surfing superstar who helps teach the disabled to hang ten, too.More >>

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