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Boston marathon runner to cross finish line, again

CBS US News - 3 hours 21 min ago
Last year Kris Biagiotti ran the Boston Marathon with Kayla, her special-needs daughter, and they were just feet away from the bombs that exploded at the finish line. This year, Kris is at it again.
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Boston marathoner Kris Biagiotti will run again, a year after competing with special-needs daughter

CBS US News - 10 hours 59 min ago
Last year, Kris Biagiotti pushed her special-needs daughter across the finish line
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Farmers in drought-stricken California get some good news

CBS US News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 7:57pm
Third dry year in a row has led to water restrictions for farmers, cities
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Man catches 805 lb. mako shark in Florida

CBS US News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:17pm
A man in Florida reeled in a 805 lb. mako shark and with help from his cousins, documented the tremendous haul. WKRG's Chad Petri reports.
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84-year-old bowls perfect game

CBS US News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:05pm
At 84 years old, Gail Serig of Madison, Wis., still runs his own hearing aid business and bowls twice a week. WISC's Dannika Lewis speaks with the spry senior, who just bowled a perfect game.
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Couple returning to Boston Marathon to honor their kids

CBS US News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:05pm
Terror cut short last year's race, but Elizabeth and Peter Milligan will be running again this year to raise money for the hospital that helped their children.
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Alleged child slave discovered in Los Angeles

CBS US News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:39pm
A Los Angeles couple is accused of paying to have a young child smuggled into the U.S. from El Salvador and then keeping her as slave labor. KCAL 9's Kristine Lazar reports
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Minn. town gathers to help child with cancer break high-five record

CBS US News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:15pm
Hundreds turned out at Silverwood Park in St. Anthony, Minn., to smack hands with Evan Thornton, a 9-year-old suffering from bone cancer, in an attempt to break the world record for most high-fives in a minute. The goal was to get 212 -- they got 221. As of now, the record is unofficially broken. The results still need to be sent to Guinness.
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Ole Miss frat shuttered in wake of noose incident

CBS US News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:30pm
National fraternity closes University of Mississippi chapter after members were accused of tying noose around neck of statue of school's 1st black student
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Recreational destruction therapy: Destroying stuff for fun

CBS US News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:29pm
A Boise, Idaho, business offers customers a chance to let off a little steam by smashing everyday items to bits. KBOI's Michael Locklear reports.
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Rent-a-chick for Easter

CBS US News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:39am
A farm in South Carolina will provide you with everything you need to take care of a baby chick for two weeks, and when you return them, a certificate for a dozen eggs. WCSC's Kaitlyn McGrath reports.
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New Houston Texans cheerleaders chosen

CBS US News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:09am
The next NFL season may be a long way off, but for over 50 hopefuls, now is the time the Houston Texans are choosing next year's cheerleaders. KHOU's Marcelino Benito drew the short straw and had to go cover the event.
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Arrest in random shootings on K.C.-area highways

CBS US News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:01am
Police say suspect lives near intersection of several highways; 3 motorists wounded in at least a dozen incidents
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Couple decides to run Boston Marathon again

CBS US News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:40am
Terror cut short last year's race, but couple will be running again this year to raise money for hospital that helped their children
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Thousands remember "Princess Lacey" at memorial service

CBS US News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:29am
8-year-old fan who died of cancer inspired Michigan State basketball team, forged special bond with Adreian Payne
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Team ready to run for Boston Marathon's youngest victim

CBS US News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:58pm
It wasn't an easy winter for marathon training, but the cause gave runners a new focus
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Famous Los Angeles mountain lion exposed to poison

CBS US News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:08pm
Big cat featured in National Geographic photo essay found mange-ridden and ailing after eating rat poison
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Neb. principal sorry for wrong advice in anti-bullying flier

CBS US News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:29pm
School district says wrong pamphlet was sent home with fifth-graders telling them not to "tattle" on bullies
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Vietnam veteran gets overdue citizenship

CBS US News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:35am
Leslie Jack Smith, a Vietnam veteran became a citizen 35 years after being promised citizenship for volunteering to serve in Vietnam.
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CVS robbery foiled by customer

CBS US News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:31am
Janos Jurisoo is being called a hero. The local business owner and immigrant from Estonia stopped a robbery in progress at a Sarasota CVS by tackling the robber and holding him for police.
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