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Web of Lies: Fake Ebola News Stories on the Internet Unnecessarily Scaring Americans

While cases of Ebola in the United States can be counted on one hand, there's a palpable fear of the deadly virus around the country. Even though the virus isn't easily transmitted, it is certainly a grim bug that is definitely worth being at least a little worried about. Groups of tasteless jokesters are taking advantage of this fear and using it to stir things up in cities around the country.

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What Are The Signs Of The Ebola Virus? How Easy Is It To Contract Ebola?

Well, it's in the news and everyone's talking about Ebola now that it has hit the shores of the United States.  Internally, we have had one of our co-workers on location in Texas while the first cases of Ebola were breaking out in Texas - so - it made me wonder:  What are the signs and symptoms of the Ebola virus?

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U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria

The U.S. began "intense" operations in Syria against the terror group ISIS early Tuesday, sending bombers, fighters, and Tomahawk missiles into ISIS-dominated territory in the northern part of the country.

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Why Doesn’t The NFL Pay Taxes? Why Is The NFL A Non-Profit Organization? Tax Status Allows The League To Keep All Of Its Profits

With all of the current controversy in the National Football League right now, it's not surprising that American's are taking a new look at the industry that generates almost $10-billion dollars a year - not counting second-tier profit centers.  But - did you know that the NFL is a non-profit organization and because of that designation - doesn't pay a dime of taxes on those profits?

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Sixth Grader Disappointed School Guest Was Obama And Not Beyonce

It was Lyndon Johnson who said that "when you lose Walter Cronkite" you've lost the nation".  A close look at recent poll numbers and the reaction he got from a recent school visit might have Barack Obama revising that statement to read "when you lose a 6th grader in Washington D.C. you've lost the nation".

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President Obama Addresses The Nation To Outline Strategy On ISIS
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President Obama Announces Strategy to ‘Degrade and Destroy’ the Islamic State

Tonight President Obama took to the national airwaves for a rare prime-time address to describe what America's response would be to the Islamic State (aka ISIL or ISIS), the terrorist group that has taken over parts of Syria and Iraq, and also beheaded two American journalists.

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Evan Sharboneau
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Where Is The Capital Christmas Tree Coming From? Cass Lake, Minnesota To Supply The 2014 Holiday Centerpiece

The Christmas Tree that helps the nations capitol celebrate the holiday will have local ties this year.  A 65-foot tree spruce or balsam tree from the Chippewa National Forest will be trucked to Washington, D.C. to take part in the festivities.

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Ferguson Native Michael McDonald Issues Statement on Mike Brown Tragedy

Michael McDonald, who grew up in Ferguson, Mo., has issued a statement on the tragedy that has shaken the city over the past couple weeks.

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Stephanie DeLay
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Denim Sales Drop 6%; Is This End Of America’s Love Affair With Blue Jeans?

Everyone loves blue jeans - right?  Maybe not.  It appears that sales of denim in the United States fell 6% last year - a number that has many fashion insiders questioning what the future holds for the "all-American fabric".

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Danny Nickerson - via: Facebook
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Dying Little Boy’s Last Wish Is for Birthday Cards

Five-year-old Danny Nickerson is a boy who was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer. His only wish is to get birthday cards. Let's make this happen!

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TSA Changes Will Scrutinize Uncharged Cell Phones And Electronics

Add one more item to the list of things you need to make sure you have prepared before you board a plane headed back to the United States:  charging your cell phone.  In an effort to add another layer of security, the TSA is implementing a crack-down on uncharged electronic devices on airplanes that are bound for the U.S.

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20 Injured, Some Critically, in Stabbing Spree at Pittsburgh High School

A sophomore at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, attacked his fellow students Wednesday morning, injuring at least 20 people, four of them seriously. He is now in police custody.

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