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57 dogs saved from kill shelters meet their new families in touching video

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Zoonar/Erik Lam/iStock/Thinkstock(WHEATON, Ill.) — Fifty-seven dogs taken from kill shelters in Texas are now with loving families. The dogs were saved by TracysDogs, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working with kill shelters to adopt their dogs, rehabilitate them and then match them with deserving families. Last Saturday, the Texas-based organization brought its 32-foot trailer to the parking lot of a ... Read More »

President Trump climbs into an 18-wheeler and pretends to be a trucker

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Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump, trucker-in-chief? That’s the role the president briefly assumed Thursday when he climbed into the drivers seat of a Mack 18-wheeler parked on the South Lawn of the White House. Trump, who wore an “I Love Trucks” button on his lapel, tried his best to emulate a truck driver: He enthusiastically ... Read More »

Scoreboard roundup — 3/23/17

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEBoston 10, Pittsburgh 7Minnesota 4, Philadelphia 2Chi. White Sox 4, Cincinnati 2Cleveland 8, Colorado 3Oakland 15, Milwaukee 5San Diego 6, L.-A. Angels 2Atlanta 2, Detroit 1L.-A. Dodgers 10, Texas 2Seattle 9, San Francisco 2AMERICAN LEAGUEN.-Y. Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 5NATIONAL LEAGUEWashington 1, N.-Y. Mets 0St. Louis 5, Miami 3Chi. Cubs ... Read More »

Police follow-up on leads of missing teen as family pleads ‘Elizabeth must be found’

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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(NEW YORK) — As police in Texas and Alabama followed-up Thursday on leads to locate Elizabeth Thomas — the Tennessee high school student allegedly kidnapped by former teacher Tad Cummins — her family issued a lengthy statement saying they are “desperate” for additional information to find the 15-year-old. She has been missing since March 13. “The ... Read More »

White working class increasingly hit with ‘deaths of despair,’ report finds

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Photos.com/Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The white working class in the U.S. has bucked a global trend of improved mortality rates in recent years as a host of factors including suicide, opioid addiction and alcohol-related liver disease have increasingly claimed lives. A new report published in the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity focuses on looking at this trend of rising mortality and ... Read More »

Tax Tip: Getting deductions for higher learning

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iStock/ThinkstockEducation is a good investment but it isn’t cheap. Thankfully, there are ways you can cash in on your kids’ higher learning when you file your taxes. “The American Opportunity Tax Credit is available for the first four years of college, dependent on the income reported on the tax return, but you could get as much as a $2,500 tax ... Read More »

Brentwood police working to reunite stolen Dobro with owner

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BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (WKRN) – Police are searching for the owner of a vintage Dobro guitar after it was recovered during a theft investigation in Brentwood. According to Brentwood police, an arrest was made in the theft of several guitars where the suspect admitted he stole the vintage instrument from Brentwood. Brentwood police said they know the circumstance surrounding the theft ... Read More »