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  • Three to six hurricanes forecast for Atlantic storm season

    Eight to 13 named systems are expected in the six-month season that starts June 1,  Kathryn Sullivan, administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said Thursday.

    May 22, 2014

  • Screen Shot 2014-05-19 at 10.43.47 AM.png VIDEO: Young fan pulls hidden ball trick

    A young fan at a Blue Jays-Rangers game over the weekend caught some attention when he snagged a foul ball, then gave a decoy ball to a pretty girl sitting directly behind him.

    May 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Darden to sell Red Lobster for $2.1 billion

    Darden Restaurants has agreed to sell the Red Lobster seafood-restaurant chain to Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion, giving it an injection of cash and time to focus on reviving growth in its Olive Garden business.

    May 16, 2014

  • Three arrested for assault.jpg 3 arrested after social media video shows child being kicked in the head

    Three people were arrested after a violent video showing a teenager kicking a child in the head several times was posted to a social media site.

    May 16, 2014 3 Photos

  • The most segregated schools may not be in the states you'd expect

    Progress has been made, but the nation has been slipping, according to a new report analyzing government data from UCLA's Civil Rights Project. And the states where segregation is most prevalent today are not the ones where it reached its boiling point in the 1950s and 1960s.

    May 15, 2014

  • rDMaC9MV.jpeg West Virginia teen beats state delegate in GOP primary

    Saira Blair will graduate from a West Virginia high school later this month. She posts photos of her smoothie habit on Instagram, volunteers at the Martinsburg veterans hospital and helps raise money for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. She will not be eligible to vote until July. But on Tuesday, she beat a sitting state delegate who was seeking a third term in office.

    May 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Filmmakers to farmers seek drone bonanza by influencing D.C.

    Drone aircraft photography won an Academy Award this year for technical achievement and is increasingly beckoning Hollywood studios seeking dramatic aerial footage at low cost. There's just one holdup: it's illegal in the U.S.

    May 12, 2014

  • 5-8 found bulldogs.png Social media sting returns stolen dogs to owner

    A sting operation launched after two stolen English bulldogs were recognized on a Facebook page led to the arrest of three people near Oklahoma City this week, officials said.

    May 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • ballard-amanda.jpg Oklahoma woman confesses to sex with boy, 13

    Police in Oklahoma’s Cherokee County arrested a 27-year-old woman this week after they said she confessed to having sex with a 13-year-old boy on multiple occasions.

    May 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • mug_joe-hadsall-112613.jpg No need for tablet with curved-screen G Flex by LG

    There's a bit of hilarious marketing copy on LG's web page discussing the features of the G Flex -- in describing the smartphone's curved design, it claims that the device "follows the curvature of your face, for an outstanding voice and sound experience by reducing the gap between the microphones and your mouth."

    Funny, because I don't see many people smash their phones to the side of their face. I know the crap that my face leaves on a screen, and I don't even wear makeup. And though the G Flex is indeed curved, it's not curved by that much, so voice isn't magically amplified for the other half of a phone conversation.

    That being said, much of the site's advertising copy is spot on. The G Flex is a powerful device, with a curved screen and high-powered processor that helps videos and games play like a dream.

    AT&T provided a device that I tested out for about 10 days. It's available at AT&T retail stores around Joplin ranging from $299 with a two-year contract to $694.99 without.
     

    May 7, 2014 1 Photo

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