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CDC to hire lab safety chief after Ebola, flu mishaps

The job has taken on more urgency after a CDC scientist was possibly exposed to Ebola in a lab last week.

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AirAsia victim with life jacket raises questions about plane’s last moments

Rescuers believe they have found the plane on the ocean floor off Borneo.

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Temps plunge U.S. into deep freeze

Colder-than-average temperatures are sending chills across America.

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Times Square prepares to ring in 2015

The famed Times Square ball is ready to signal the start of 2015.

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Officers killed by guns in line of duty up 56 percent

This year 50 officers were killed by guns, compared to 32 in 2013.

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No health insurance? Penalties to rise in 2015

The cost of being uninsured in America is going up significantly next year for millions of people.

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Bodies, debris from missing AirAsia jet pulled from sea

The plane has yet to be found and there was no word on the possibility of any survivors.

Former President George H.W. Bush acknowledges the crowd at his presidential library before his son former President George W. Bush discusses his new book "41: A Portrait of My Father"

Former President Bush to be released from hospital today

After nearly a week in a Texas hospital, George H.W. Bush's breathing has returned to normal.

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Census puts U.S. population at 320M

In January, the U.S. is expected to experience a birth every eight seconds.

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U.S. coalition launches 18 air strikes against ISIS

The strikes were launched in Syria and Iraq in an effort to fight Islamic State.

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Obama warns GOP he plans to use veto pen in 2015

President Barack Obama is putting congressional Republicans on notice.

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Next generation no slouches when it comes to giving back

Today's young Americans are more serious about giving back than their parents were.

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NYC mayor to speak at police graduation as tensions mount

Mayor Bill de Blasio will address graduating cadets on Monday, two days after thousands of officers turned their backs.

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Missing AirAsia flight likely at ‘bottom of sea’

By Fergus Jensen and Siva Govindasamy JAKARTA (Reuters) – A missing AirAsia jet carrying 162 people could be at the…

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A 9-year-old was stabbed by his 10-year-old brother in Storm Lake Monday night...

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Okoboji School Board Approves Middle School Plan

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District patrons will be asked in April to approve a PPEL levy increase of $1.33...

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2015 University of Okoboji Winter Games Results

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Results From The University of Okoboji Winter Games...

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Alta Felony Assault

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24-year-old Matthew Drew of Alta, was eventually taken to the Mercy Medical Center for his injuries...

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Miss Shamrock Contestants Needed

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To enter any of the pageants contact the St. Pat's Headquarters in Emmetsburg...