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A Dental Discovery May Make You Change Your Toothpaste Tonight

A Dental Discovery May Make You Change Your Toothpaste Tonight

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PHOENIX, Arizona-

A toothpaste manufacturer is taking action, after a recent troubling discovery by a dental hygienist.

“I didn’t have any clue what it was,” Trish Walraven, a dental hygienist in Phoenix, Arizona, said.

She’s seen a…

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King Fire Now 30 Sq. Miles, Highway 50 Closed

King Fire Now 30 Sq. Miles, Highway 50 Closed

Image courtesy: CHP Officer Mike Powers

EL DORADO COUNTY-

A wildfire burning north of Pollock Pines swelled to more than 18,000 acres overnight, and forced officials to close Highway 50.

The highway is closed between Sly Park and Fresh Pond because of the ongoing firefighting efforts.

The US Forestry Service says the King Fire has now burned 18,544 acres, or about 30 square miles, and is only 5% contained.

The King Fire started…

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MUST SEE: Brain Surgery, on a Goldfish

MUST SEE: Brain Surgery, on a Goldfish

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Australia (Seven News)-

Many of us would not think twice about spending money on surgery to cure our beloved four-legged pals, but what about on a goldfish?

An Australian couple spent hundreds of dollars to save their pet goldfish named George.

Over the last year, George developed a large growth on his head. He then had trouble eating and swimming around.

“Didn’t join in as much in their…

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America Will be Sending Astronauts to Space Again

America Will be Sending Astronauts to Space Again

A mini-space shuttle called Dream Chaser, seen in this illustration, is expected to begin atmospheric testing in 2012.
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NEW YORK (CNN) -

Boeing and SpaceX will be awarded NASA contracts to transport astronauts to and from the international space station, CNN has learned.

The space agency will hold a news conference at Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 4 p.m. ET to discuss “the return of human spaceflight launches to the United States,” according to a brief statement on its website.

NASA ended its Space Shuttle…

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Wanted Stockton “Person of Interest” Turns Himself In

Wanted Stockton “Person of Interest” Turns Himself In

Pablo Ruvalcaba
Courtesy: Stockton Police

STOCKTON-

A man wanted by police as a person of interest in a bank robbery and deadly chase in Stockton this summer turned himself in Tuesday morning, less than 24 hours after his picture was shared by the media.

Pablo Ruvalcaba walked into a Stockton Police Department office Tuesday morning, and is currently being questioned about the July 16 robbery at the Bank of the West along Thornton Road.

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Real Estate Agent Finds Squatters in For Sale Home

Real Estate Agent Finds Squatters in For Sale Home

APPLEGATE-

Placer County Sheriffs deputies say real estate agent Audrey Baker was trusting her instincts to call 9-1-1 when she felt something was wrong as she prepared to show a house to a potential buyer in Applegate.

Baker discovered the lock box containing the keys to the house was missing, and she found a beverage can with cigarette butts on the back porch. She also found the sliding…

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Stay in Your Lane! City Tests Sidewalks for Smartphone Users

Stay in Your Lane! City Tests Sidewalks for Smartphone Users

A Chinese city has divided a sidewalk on one of its busiest streets into two lanes -- one for cellphone users and the other for those without. Chongqing painted the lines on busy sidewalk to avoid "potential safety hazards."
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HONG KONG (CNN) -

Tired of bumping into people glued to their phones? One Chinese city thinks it has the answer: It has divided a sidewalk on one of its busiest streets into two lanes — one for cellphone users and the other for those without.

The sidewalk is in the city of Chongqing in southwestern China. Fifty meters long and three meters wide, it has warning signs painted in white on the ground.

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Car Smashes into Preschool, 2 Students Injured

Car Smashes into Preschool, 2 Students Injured

A car crashed into a preschool in Elk Grove.

ELK GROVE-

A car car came smashing through a preschool Tuesday morning, while kids sat in a classroom.

At least two students needed to be taken to the hospital for treatment. It appears they have minor injuries, likely from debris after the crash.

Just before 8 a.m., a car crashed into the Phoenix Schools Private Preschool along Babson Drive. The car stopped a few feet inside the classroom.…

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11 States Confirm Total of 104 Enterovirus D68 Cases

11 States Confirm Total of 104 Enterovirus D68 Cases

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Since mid-August, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 104 cases of Enterovirus D68 in 10 states: Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri and New York. Another state, Montana, also has one confirmed case, a spokesman for the state’s public health department tells CNN.

Yet the real number of severe respiratory illnesses caused by…

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King Fire “Active” Overnight, Grows to 11,500+ Acres

#KingFire “Active” Overnight, Grows to 11,500+ Acres

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Anthony Reyes

EL DORADO COUNTY-

More than 1,500 firefighters are back on the fire line in El Dorado County Tuesday, after the King Fire jumped to 11,570 acres overnight. That is roughly 18 square miles.

Evacuations remain in place for some neighborhoods near Pollock Pines. The fire is burning in steep and rugged terrain, which is difficult for firefighters to reach by vehicle.

According to the US Forestry…

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Man Arrested in Connection with Deadly Arden Arcade Shooting

Man Arrested in Connection with Deadly Arden Arcade Shooting

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ARDEN ARCADE-

Detectives have arrested a man who allegedly shot at two men inside a car, killing one of them. They believe there is another suspect on the loose.

Joe Miles was booked into the Sacramento County Jail Monday night. Investigators have not released any motive for why Miles shot and killed Marquelle Jones last week.

Jones and another man were inside a car in a neighborhood near the…

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Firefighters Forced to Deploy Shelter in King Fire

Firefighters Forced to Deploy Shelter in King Fire

Firefighters trying to save structures in the King Fire

EL DORADO COUNTY-

A team of firefighters had to deploy their shelters while fighting the King Fire Monday afternoon near Pollock Pines.

Cal Fire says one of their captains and an inmate crew had to use their shelters for protection from the fire around 1 p.m.

All personnel have been accounted for, and there are no reported injuries at this time.

The King Fire is almost 4,000 acres, and is…

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How to Remove that U2 Album Apple Automatically Downloaded to Your Account

How to Remove that U2 Album Apple Automatically Downloaded to Your Account

U2 on the red carpet at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 2, 2014 in Los Angeles
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Apple learned an important lesson this week: Not everyone likes U2. And even those who do really don’t like it when you put files on their devices without asking.

A week after giving away a U2 album to most iTunes users, Apple has announced a way for customers to get rid of it. The company released instructions on how to delete the album from an iCloud account, complete with a giant “Remove…

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Urban Outfitters Apologizes, Pulls Controversial Sweatshirt

Urban Outfitters Apologizes, Pulls Controversial Sweatshirt

After coming under fire on social media, Urban Outfitters has apologized for selling a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt that many found highly offensive.
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After coming under fire on social media, Urban Outfitters has apologized for selling a “vintage” Kent State sweatshirt that many found highly offensive.

After coming under fire on social media, Urban Outfitters has apologized for selling a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt that many found highly offensive. Courtesy: UrbanOutfitters.com

After coming under fire on social media, Urban Outfitters has apologized for selling a “vintage” Kent State sweatshirt that many found highly offensive.
Courtesy: UrbanOutfitters.com

The $129 sweatshirt has been removed from Urban…

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New Suspect, New Arrest, New Reward in Stockton Bank Robbery, Chase

New Suspect, New Arrest, New Reward in Stockton Bank Robbery, Chase

Pablo Ruvalcaba
Courtesy: Stockton Police
Pablo Ruvalcaba Courtesy: Stockton Police

Pablo Ruvalcaba
Courtesy: Stockton Police

STOCKTON -

Officers have announced a new person of interest wanted for questioning about his connection to three bank robbers who hit the Bank of the West in Stockton, took three hostages, and led officers on a chase that ended with a deadly shootout.

Pablo Ruvalcaba is believed to be connected to the three suspects; Jaime Ramos, Gilbert Renteria and Alex…

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