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Civil Disobedience Expected in Fast Food Pay Fight

NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers. Kendall Fells, an organizing director for Fast Food Forward, said workers in a couple of dozen cities were trained to peacefully engage in...

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8 hours 28 minutes ago

Hazardous Waste Fire Started in Filters

ROBSTOWN - A large fire at a hazardous waste facility near Robstown started in the concrete pit where materials are stored before disposal. The manager of US Ecology tells us last Thursday's fire was so intense it caused the sprinkler system to malfunction. The fire started in filters... Read Story

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22 hours 9 minutes ago

Woman Hit by Vehicle While Crossing Road

CORPUS CHRISTI - A woman is recovering from injuries this morning, after she was hit by a vehicle. Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this accident. This happened just after 9 o'clock last night in the 2500 block of Leopard. Officers on the scene told us a... Read Story

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10 hours 54 minutes ago

Committee Recommends Closing 6 State Homes

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A state advisory committee has recommended that Texas shut down six of its 13 residential facilities for individuals with mental and developmental disabilities. The recommendation comes from a Department of Aging and Disability Services report released last month, the El Paso Times reported Monday. The... Read Story

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19 hours 33 minutes ago

Body of Missing 5 Year Old Girl Found

DALLAS - The body of a five-year-old girl who was reported missing has been found in a Dallas apartment complex. Police searched the Sontera Palms Complex after the girl was reported missing Sunday. She was found dead in a vacant apartment. Police are still investigating the circumstances... Read Story

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21 hours 1 minute ago

Fake Sheriff's Deputies Rob Home

HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities say two men impersonating sheriff's deputies have robbed a home where authorities previously searched for drugs. The Houston Chronicle reports ( http://bit.ly/1qSLBA1 ) that the robbery occurred around 4:30 a.m. Sunday in Ames, outside Houston. The home's occupants told Liberty County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Joel Davila... Read Story

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21 hours 28 minutes ago

Man Falls off Cliff Pronounced Dead

AUSTIN - One person has died after falling off a cliff at Mount Bonnell Sunday afternoon. According to Austin-Travis County EMS, a call was received at approximately 4:20 p.m. for a land rescue after a witness saw someone holding onto a tree limb then fall. Fire and ATCEMS... Read Story

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5 hours 27 minutes ago

Civil Disobedience Expected in Fast Food Pay Fight

NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers. Kendall Fells, an organizing director for Fast Food Forward, said workers in a... Read Story

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8 hours 18 minutes ago

FBI Investigating Nude Celebrity Photo Leaks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online. The agency did not say what actions it was taking to investigate who was responsible for... Read Story

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18 hours 14 minutes ago

Woman Swallows Stolen Ring

UTAH - A Utah woman is accused of swallowing a stolen ring in an attempt to conceal it from police. Police say a man stole the expensive ring from a Orem, Utah jewelry store Friday evening. He then got into a car, driven by a woman and left... Read Story

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