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Pictures: Media line up outside WDBJ-TV in Roanoke

National media filled up the grounds of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke Thursday morning following the deaths of two journalists.

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Top 10 dog names in the U.S. has released its list of most popular dog names, based on data from 69,000 neighborhoods signed up on the site. Check out the most popular dog names in the United States!

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Notable deaths of 2015

Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.

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Timeline: Reporter and photographer killed on live TV

Authorities say a gunman shot three people, slaying a reporter and a photographer during a live shot, before shooting himself on Wednesday. Here is a timeline of what happened.

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Pictures: Viewers leave flowers outside WDBJ-TV in Roanoke

Viewers of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke left flowers along the walkway leading into the door Wednesday evening.  Reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward were fatally shot while delivering a live story to their audience Wednesday morning.

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Hurricane Katrina: A look back

Hurricane Katrina decimated New Orleans and large swaths of the Gulf Coast 10 years ago. Here's a look back at the historic disaster.

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On this day: August 27

Krakatoa blows its top, The Guinness Book of World Records debuts, "Mary Poppins" premieres, The Beatles meet The King, and a guitar great dies, all on this day.

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Weirdest Guinness world records

With Thursday marking the 60th anniversary of the publication of the very first "Guinness Book of Records," take a look at some of the weirdest world records ever set.

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On this day: August 26

Major-league baseball makes its television debut, The Beatles release "Hey Jude," women stage a nationwide strike for equality, and aviation hero Charles Lindbergh dies, all on this day.

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15 things to buy at a dollar store

Sometimes, you get what you pay for. But dollar stores also sell good products like these at a tremendous discount.

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Child stars gone wrong

Many a child star has found success a hard act to follow, including Wednesday's 35-year-old birthday boy Macaulay Culkin and these other former stars who struggled with the transition to adulthood.

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Pictures: Congressman Billy Long dishes out pizza at Domino's in Bolivar

Congressman Bill Long dished out pizzas with Domino's franchisees Marty Prather and Art Hurteau in Bolivar.   The congressman will speak about The Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act, which will ease the nutrition labeling requirement for small business owners, including Domino’s in Bolivar.

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Pictures: 'Blue' bandit strikes Nevada, Missouri fast food restaurant

Police say a 'blue' bandit is on the loose in Nevada, Missouri.

The burglar, dressed from head to toe in a blue leotard, struck the fast food restaurant on the main strip of the Vernon County community on Sunday.   Surveillance video shows the suspect with a bag cleaning out the register. 

Contact the Nevada, Missouri Police Department if you know anything about this burglary.

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Hurricane names of 2015

Compiled by the Old Farmer's Almanac, here is a list of the Atlanta and Eastern-North Pacific hurricane names for the 2015 season.

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2016 Harley-Davidson motorcycles

Harley-Davidson has unveiled its 2016 motorcycle lineup.

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Dood the dog sees the ocean before he dies

Dood, a five-year-old golden retriever from Utah, has terminal bone cancer. His family brought him along to a wedding in Oregon so he could see the ocean.

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On this day: August 25

Galileo demonstrates his telescope, the National Park Service is formed, Amelia Earhart flies cross-country nonstop, and the Allies liberate Paris, all on this day.

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12 best spots for wild swimming in the world

Whether you fancy a dip in a sinkhole, a cave or a cliff-side cranny, TripAdvisor's latest list of the world's best natural pools should have you covered.

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Now and then: '60s and '70s rockers

With Tuesday marking the 40th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's iconic rock album "Born to Run," see how "The Boss" and other rockers from the 1960s and 1970s have aged over the years.

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Pictures: Governor Nixon announces nearly $19 million in renovations at Missouri State University

Governor Jay Nixon announced nearly $19 million in improvements and renovations at the university campuses in Springfield and West Plains. 

The projects are being made possible through building affordability an initiative proposed by the Governor in collaboration with public colleges and universities and passed with bi-partisan support in the General Assembly this year. 

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Ashley Madison hack: What to know

Two people associated with the leak of Ashley Madison account details were reported to have committed suicide, according to a BBC report, citing police. Here are the latest developments in the Ashley Madison hack.

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Celebrity weddings of 2015

Here comes the (celebrity) bride! Take a look at the notable celebrity weddings of 2015.

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On this day: August 24

The White House burns, potato chips are invented, John Lennon's assassin goes to prison, and Pete Rose agrees to a ban from baseball, all on this day.

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World's least, most livable cities

The Economist Intelligence Unit published its annual livability report -- ranking the most livable and least livable cities in the world.

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On this day: August 23

King George gets fed up with the rebelling colonies, a silent film legend passes away, the Earth is ready for its closeup, and an earthquake jolts D.C., all on this day.

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PHOTOS: Dueling protests at Planned Parenthood clinic

Protesters for and against Planned Parenthood traded shouts and signs at Springfield's Planned Parenthood Clinic Sunday. 

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On this day: August 22

Teddy Roosevelt goes for a historic ride, tennis player Althea Gibson breaks racial barriers, The Supremes hit No. 1 for the first time, and Nolan Ryan notches his 5,000 career strikeout, all on this day.

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Photos: Wildfires rampage in western US

From Washington to Arizona, wildfires are rampaging through the western United States.

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Banksy unveils 'Dismaland'

Infamous artist Bansky's "Dismaland" exhibition opens Friday at a derelict seafront resort in Weston-Super-Mare, England. The show is Bansky's first in the UK since the "Banksy v Bristol Museum" show in 2009 and will be open for five weeks at the Topicana site. "Dismaland" features a full-scale parody of Disneyland.

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Latest in Cosby sex scandal

Two more women came forward with allegations of sexual assault against Bill Cosby on Aug. 20, 2015. Here is a timeline of accusations made against the comedian.

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On this day: August 21

Lincoln and Douglas square off for the first time, Oldsmobile begins production, Hawaii becomes a state, and The Mona Lisa and the Mars Observer go missing, all on this day.

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7 pieces of bad financial advice oft repeated

You might be hearing the wrong financial advice. Here are some of the most repeated bad pieces of financial advice, according to Business Insider.

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Pictures: Nearly 2,000 volunteered at United Way of the Ozarks' Day of Caring

The United Way's Day of Caring matches volunteers with non-profit organizations in need of an extra hand.  Almost 2,000 people in the Ozarks volunteered their time on Thursday.  These pictures were taken at Developmental Center of the Ozarks and Great Circle (formerly Boys and Girls Town).

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Pictures: Springfield media 'Lives United' for United Way's Day of Caring

Springfield media showed we call can all 'Live United' through volunteering.  On-air personalities from television and radio painted at one non-profit during the United Way's Day of Caring Thursday.

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Pictures: United Way's Day of Caring opens with annual breakfast

Hundreds gathered for the United Way's annual Day of Caring breakfast in Springfield Thursday.  Volunteers worked at several projects supporting non-profits in the community.

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8 foods that produce 'female Viagra' results

The FDA recently approved Addyi, a new drug that claims to boost female libido. Here are some foods and drinks that can create a similar effect.

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World's highest-paid actresses of 2015

Before you head out to see the latest movie blockbuster this summer, check out Forbes' list of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses.

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Worst celebrity Twitter gaffes

It seems that as long as Twitter has been around, celebrities have been raising eyebrows with controversial tweets. Here are some of the worst celebrity Twitter gaffes.

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Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees file photo

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On this day: August 20

Charles Darwin publishes his theory of evolution, the NFL is founded, Lou Gehrig belts his 23rd career grand slam and NASA heads for Mars, all on this day.

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NFL's highest-paid players for 2015

When the NFL came into existence 95 years ago as the American Professional Football Conference on Aug. 20, 1920, players earned as little as $100 to $300 per game. Today, things are quite different. Check out the league's highest-paid players for the upcoming season.

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