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Deck Collapse at Beach House Injures at Least 14 People


iStock/Thinkstock(EMERALD ISLE, N.C.) -- At least 14 people were injured Saturday when a deck collapsed at a North Carolina beach house, officials said.According to Emerald Isle Police, members of a family were on a deck overlooking the ocean preparing to

Small Plane Crash-Lands on Crowded California Beach


Courtesy Jason Koons(CARLSBAD, Calif.) -- A small plane that was towing an advertising banner crash-landed Saturday on a crowded California beach, after its engine cut out.The single-engine Piper PA18 lost engine power shortly after 3 p.m. and landed on T

Sailboat Passengers Rescued After Being Stranded Off Florida Coast


iStock/Thinkstock(RIVIERA BEACH, Fla.) -- A man was recovering Saturday from severe sunburns after he and another person were rescued after spending nearly a week stranded at sea off the coast of Florida.The two people left St. Lucie County, Florida, in a

All Clear Given After DC Police Investigate Suspicious Package


SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Police in Washington, D.C. investigated a suspicious package on Saturday morning, eventually determining that it was not a threat.U.S. Capitol Police closed down an area on First Street SE, near the National Mall,

Fourth of July: Joey Chestnut Loses Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest for First Ti


Joey Chestnut wins the Men's Division with 61 Hot Dogs at the 2014 Nathan's Famous 4th July International Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island on July 4, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)(CONEY ISLAND, N.Y.)

Fourth of July: Nathan's Eating Champ to Defend His 61-Hot Dog Title


Joey Chestnut wins the Men's Division with 61 Hot Dogs at the 2014 Nathan's Famous 4th July International Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island on July 4, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)(CONEY ISLAND, N.Y.)

One Killed, Two Injured in Medical Helicopter Crash in Colorado


Photo: Lake Dillon Fire-Rescue(FRISCO, Colo.) -- A medical helicopter crashed near a Colorado hospital on Friday, killing the pilot and injuring two other crew members.Flight for Life Colorado posted a message to their Facebook page, saying that the crash

July 4th Celebrations Put America on High Alert


Antonprado/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It's a Super Bowl test for America's national security.Celebrations marking the nation's 239th birthday are facing what some call the most serious threats since 2001.“The threat stream is very high,” L

July 4th Fireworks Accident Injures Nine in Colorado


Tracy Fox/iStock/Thinkstock(AVON, Colo.) -- About nine people suffered minor injuries during a fireworks mishap in a Colorado town late Friday evening, officials said.The incident occurred in Avon, where the town was having its annual Salute to the U.S.A.

Bark and Awe: The Working Dogs of the US Military


ABC News(NEW YORK) -- They’re some of the military’s most loyal and dedicated assets -- and they also happen to be the furriest.Military working dogs can help patrol bases, detect explosives and narcotics, and even take down hostile threats, a

'Enjoy Your Ride, Cuz We Sure Will!' Sign in Baltimore Police Transport Van Unde


A sign on the inside of a Baltimore's police van. (Obtained by ABC News)(BALTIMORE) -- A sign inside a Baltimore police van that says "Enjoy your ride, cuz we sure will!" has sparked criticism in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray -- and the department

San Francisco Woman Shot, Killed While Strolling on Pier with Father in 'Random


A California woman was shot and killed in an apparent random act of violence. (Courtesy of Steinle family)(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A San Francisco woman was recently shot and killed in a seemingly "random shooting" while she was strolling and taking photos with

Men Catch Shark on North Carolina Beach as String of Attacks Rattle Nerves


A man pulled a shark out of the water in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, on July 3, 2015. (Anna Korman) (KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C.) -- Amid a string of shark attacks in North Carolina, two beach-goers turned the tables on one shark that got a little bit to

City in Drought-Stricken Calif. Forced to Dump 550,000 Gallons of Water


Fuse/Thinkstock(SAN DIEGO) -- Hundreds of thousands of gallons of water went to waste in California at a time when water conservation efforts are more serious than ever for the drought-stricken state.The mayor of Poway, a city in San Diego County, defende

Mall Security Guards Suspended After Punching Teen on Video


iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) -- A cellphone video that’s burning up the Internet Friday morning has led to the suspensions of three security guards seen repeatedly punching a shirtless 15-year-old boy outside the Stonecrest Mall south of Atlanta.Witne

Mass. Police Desperate to Identify Girl Found Dead in Trash Bag


Massachusetts State Police(BOSTON) -- Massachusetts authorities have released new photos in hopes of identifying a young girl who was discovered dead inside a trash bag.On June 25, a dog walker found the girl's body on the western shore of Deer Island in

Car Wedged Under Milk Tanker in Accident on Tennessee Highway


Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(MT. JULIET, Tenn.) -- A father and his two sons managed to survive a scary car crash with a tractor trailer.A Nissan Maxima and a commercial tractor trailer -- carrying milk -- collided on a Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, highway on T

This Fourth of July Could Be Among Deadliest Ever on Highways


Fuse/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An estimated 35 million Americans will be on the roads this holiday weekend, and this year could be one of the deadliest due to drunk drivers, according to AAA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.The Nationa

Shark Attack Surge in North Carolina: What Could Be Behind It


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- As beach season hits high gear this holiday weekend, some people in North Carolina are calling for beach closures amid a surge in shark attacks over the past month.There have been 11 shark attacks off the shores of the Carol

Armed Robbery at Florida Cellphone Store Caught on Camera


Broward Sheriff's Office(PEMBROKE PARK, Fla.) -- Dramatic surveillance video out of Pembroke Park, Florida, shows multiple angles of an armed robbery at a cellphone store this week.The footage, released by the Broward Sheriff's Office, shows three custome

Anonymous Donors Give $3M to Scholarship Fund After SC Church Massacre


Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Anonymous donors have given $3 million to a scholarship fund for members of the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church community after a massacre at the historic house of worship lef

Man 'Essentially' Confesses to Murdering Arizona Couple: Sheriff


Pinal County Sheriff(PHOENIX) -- A man has "essentially" confessed to murdering an Arizona couple who were missing for over a week, and the suspect claims he and the victims were involved in recreational methamphetamine use, law enforcement officials said

Florida Doctor Found Killed in Her Home, Police Say


iStock/Thinkstock(BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.) -- Sheriff's investigators in Bonita Springs, Florida, are searching for clues after deputies found Teresa Sievers, a local doctor and mother of two, dead in her home, a crime that authorities are calling a homicide
 
Dial N Deal - Friday June 26th 2015
Dial N Deal returns Friday July 10th Children's Bicycle in good condition, red, with training wheels, $80 new - asking $40 Jake, Altoona 942-7981 La-Z-Boy Recliner tan, nice condition - $70 Wood Bookshelf  - $20 John, Altoona...
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The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics June 22nd-26th 2015
Monday June 22nd James B. Huntington, PH.D Choosing a Lasting Career The Job-by-Job Outlook for Work's New Age Work's New Age Blog Tuesday June 23rd &  Wednesday June24th Thursday June 25th Adam Conrad - Real...
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Dial N Deal - Friday June 19th 2015
Amana Air Conditioner 12,000 BTU, 10 years old, not "Energy-Star efficient", but works great - $50 Donna, Altoona SOLD Lift Chair electric, tan upholstery, arm pads, barely used, 6 months old, looks like a typical living room chair -...
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