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Leo Frigo Bridge Closed: 400-Foot Sag In Green Bay, Wisc. Bridge Halts Traffic ‘Indefinitely,’ Highlights America’s Aging Infrastructure
Sep 27, 2013 13:31 PM E
The Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge closed Wednesday after one of its supporting piers began to sink, causing the bridge to sag along a 400-foot stretch of the road. Authorities say the Green Bay, Wisconsin bridge could be closed for up to a year.
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Abraham Lincoln Gettysburg Address Photo: Historians Disagree About Which Man Is Actually Lincoln
Sep 25, 2013 17:36 PM E
A "new" photo of Abraham Lincoln at the Gettysburg Address has been identified, according to Christopher Oakley, a professor at the University of North Carolina-Asheville, who made the alleged find. Oakley's claim butts up against that of John Richter, who said in 2007 that the same photo contains Lincoln, but identifies a different man in the photo as being the president.
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Puppy Doe: Police Offer $5K Reward For Info Leading To Tortured Pit Bull’s ‘Sadistic’ Killer
Sep 25, 2013 11:13 AM E
In August, a dog named Puppy Doe was found brutally tortured and starved near a park in Quincy, Mass. Authorities offer a $5,000 reward for anyone with information that could lead to the dog killer’s capture.
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Musical Score Contains ‘Secret Code’ That Could Lead To Buried Nazi Treasure
Sep 24, 2013 16:26 PM E
Could a 20th century music score hold clues to the location of buried Nazi treasure? That’s the hope of a Dutch filmmaker who says he’s cracked the “coded treasure map.”
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U.S. Almost Nuked N.C. In 1961: Secret Document Reveals Air Force’s Near-Catastrophic Error
Sep 23, 2013 16:20 PM E
The U.S. almost detonated an atomic bomb over North Carolina in 1961. A secret document released under the Freedom of Information Act reveals just how close the error was to becoming a total catastrophe.
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Cars Oklahoma Lake Mystery: Six Bodies In Two Cars Open Two Cold Cases 40 Years Ago [VIDEO]
Sep 18, 2013 17:24 PM E
Six bodies in two cars were discovered in Foss Lake, Oklahoma. Authorities reopen cold cases from 40 years ago.
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Biblical-Era Town Of Dalmanutha Possibly Found Along Israel's Sea Of Galilee
Sep 18, 2013 14:44 PM E
The Biblical-era town of Dalmanutha may have been discovered on the coast of the Sea Of Galilee, say British archaeologists. Ken Dark from the University of Reading in England says that archaeological remains and pottery point to a prosperous town that lasted from Biblical times until centuries later.
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First Genome Sequence Of Tiger Suggests Big Cats Truly Are Natural Born Killers
Sep 18, 2013 14:03 PM E
Scientists have created the first ever genome sequence of a tiger, and the results show that big cats evolved into natural born killers.
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How Sensitive Is Human Touch? New Research Suggests Our Fingers Can Detect Nano-Wrinkles On Near-Smooth Surfaces
Sep 17, 2013 15:38 PM E
Just how sensitive is human touch? According to new research, the tips of our fingers can detect nano-wrinkles on near-smooth surfaces.
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Costa Concordia Salvage Begins: How Will Engineers Right Italy’s Capsized Cruise Ship?
Sep 16, 2013 12:38 PM E
The Costa Concordia salvage began today. A crew of 500 engineers from 24 countries has started the painstaking task of righting the capsized 115,000-ton cruise ship. How will they pull it off?
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Watermelon Stolen From Harford County, Md. Farm Weighs 150Lb, Worth More Than $1,500
Sep 10, 2013 11:30 AM E
A watermelon stolen from a farm in Harford County, Md., weighed a whopping 150 pounds and was worth more than $1,500. The owner of the massive fruit planned to use the watermelon’s seeds to start a watermelon farm in Kenya.
Riverside explosion
Riverside Explosion: What Caused Violent Blast In California Home? [REPORT]
Sep 06, 2013 22:56 PM E
A Riverside explosion blew a hope to ashes. Find out what caused the incredible blast.
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Teens Stop Kidnapping: Aaron Arias And Jamal Harris Dial 911 After Texas Woman Mouths ‘Help’ From Backseat Of Car
Sep 06, 2013 14:07 PM E
Teens stopped a kidnapping in Texas after they noticed a woman mouthing, “Help me,” from the backseat of a moving car. Aaron Arias and Jamal Harris immediately called 911 and followed the car for miles down the highway until police arrived.
dollar counterfeiting
Dollar Counterfeiting: Peru Becomes No. 1 Source Of Fake U.S. Currency, Money Business “More Profitable” Than Cocaine
Sep 05, 2013 17:27 PM E
Dollar counterfeiting is a highly lucrative business. In fact, it’s become more profitable than cocaine. Peru is also now the number one source of fake U.S. currency.
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