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Kenny Chesney Has Reason to Celebrate This Week [VIDEO]

Congratulations to Kenny Chesney on adding another year to the success he has had! It was June 30, 1993, that Kenny signed his first record deal, and in 22 years he has racked up numerous hits and sold out just about every stadium/venue possible!

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Hunt for Two Escaped Convicts Is Finally Over

After more than three weeks on the run the lone remaining escaped convict from the Clinton Correctional Facility was captured in northern New York in the small town of Constable, about a mile and a half from the Canadian border.

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One of Two Escaped Convicts Shot and Killed

The nearly three week hunt for a pair of escaped killers from a maximum security New York State prison has come to an end for one of the convicts.  Richard Matt, the City of Tonawanda native, was shot and killed Friday afternoon. Early reports are that Matt shot at a driver of a camper in Malone, New York.  The driver called 911 and when police arrived shots were fired and Matt was killed.

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Is It Hot Enough to Bake Cookies in a Car?

Frying an egg on the sidewalk is just so passe.

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President Obama Causes Furor When He Uses N-Word in Podcast

The most controversial word in the English language always raises eyebrows when someone says it, so imagine the reaction when the most powerful man in the world utters it.

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Police Officer Comforts Young Accident Victim with Song

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"My daughter, when she falls down and hurts herself, I sing ‘Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star", said Brighton Officer Nick...

Posted by 9NEWS (KUSA) on Saturday, June 20, 2015

It's a simple picture, but when you find out the story behind it you can't help get a lump in your throat.  It shows a Brighton, Colorado, police officer holding a young girl following a rollover accident, a crash that claimed the life of the little girl's father and injured her mother, brothers and sisters. 

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Relatives of Charleston Shooting Victims Address Dylann Roof in Court — ‘I Forgive You’

In an emotionally charged courtroom in North Charleston, South Carolina, relatives of the tragic church massacre on Wednesday spoke to the accused shooter, Dylann Roof, at his first court appearance on Friday. They took the chance to address him directly, with many offering prayers and forgiveness, despite their obvious grief.

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The Daily Show Jon Stewart Final Episode August 6
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Watch Jon Stewart’s Powerful Response to the Charleston Shooting

We are going to miss Jon Stewart.

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Charleston Shooting Suspect Captured by Police in North Carolina [UPDATED]

Several news outlets are reporting that Dylann Roof, the suspect in the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting, has been arrested in Shelby, North Carolina.

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Wanted Schoharie Woman Poses for Epic Mugshot

Maybe she thought this was all a joke. Or maybe she just remembers being told to smile for the camera when she was young.

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The $10 Bill Will Feature a Woman as Its New Face; Who Is It? [PICTURE]

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced that indeed a woman will be the new face of the ten dollar bill.

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Donald Trump Announces He Will Run for President, Joins Crowded GOP Field

Reality television star and real estate mogul Donald Trump officially announced his run for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday morning in Manhattan.

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