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Man Charged With Murder Of Hannah Graham Begins Separate Rape Trial

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A Virginia man who has been charged with murdering college student Hannah Graham stands trial on Monday on a separate accusation of rape and attempted murder. The suspect, Jesse Matthew Jr., 33, of Charlottesville, is charged with attacking a woman ...

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Why Do Guys Rip On Each Other? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why do guys rip on each other?” you ask? Seriously? (Fine. Why not? It’s yet another day we get to avoid the question: “Why do people nickname their private parts?”) It’s a ...

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Can Your Cat Make You Crazy?

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Your cat could make you crazy—literally. According to a new study published in Schizophrenia, a group of scientists are cautioning cat owners about the parasite named Toxoplasma gondii (or T. gondii). This parasite can be found in cat feces. They ...

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Police Commend NC School Bus Driver In Stopping Potential School Shooting

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Authorities are commending a local school bus driver for stopping a potential school shooting at a North Carolina elementary school. School bus driver Alice Bradley called 911 Thursday morning to report a man pointing a gun at her at South ...

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National Park Service Excavates Mouth Of Unexplored Black Hills Cave

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The National Park Service is beginning to excavate the mouth of an unexplored cave in the Black Hills of South Dakota on the grounds of Wind Cave National Park, and researchers believe their efforts will broaden our understanding of how ...

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California Poised To Spend $500 For County Jail Construction

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A California board with $500 million available to award the construction of county jails is set on Wednesday to begin a two-month process under which counties can apply for the money. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has before ...

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Why Can’t Some People Hang Toilet Paper Correctly? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why can’t some people hang toilet paper correctly?” you ask? Do you hang the roll so the paper goes “over” or “under”? Good question. (Honestly, this one was born of a meme ...

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NASA Mars Spacecraft Going On 2 Week Vacation

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NASA officials announced last Wednesday that their fleet of Mars spacecraft will be taking an enforced two-week vacation. From June 7 through June 21, an alignment of Earth, Mars and the sun will force NASA‘s fleet of Red Planet spacecraft ...

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Archaeologists Find Gold Trade Route Dating Back To Bronze Age

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Archaeologists have discovered evidence of an ancient gold trade route, dating back to the early Bronze Age (2500 BC), between Ireland and the southwest of Britain. Using a new technique to measure the chemical composition of some of the earliest ...

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Colorado State Prepares For Weekend Of Unpredictable Storms

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After several violent storms hit across the state of Colorado Thursday and Friday, destroying homes and dropping large amounts of hail in some places, forecasters warn that more unpredictable weather lies ahead this weekend. Forecasters have suggested that an unstable weather pattern ...

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