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    Dracut man's record-setting afro is the mane event

    09/29/2014 07:42 AM EDT
    DRACUT -- Afro Man's super power was rooted in shear obscurity for decades. That was until four years ago, when Alan Labbe, a Woburn native and Dracut resident, began letting his naturally kinky hair grow . 
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    Dracut's Deanna Marion interns in D.C.
    09/28/2014 06:36 AM EDT - WALTHAM -- Deanna Marion of Dracut, a senior at Brandeis University, is one of four students chosen to participate in the Ruderman Social Justice in Disability Scholars Program. Full Story

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    Phelps busted again for DWI

    Michael Phelps can't seem to break a disturbing pattern. Record-breaking success in the pool. Trouble on dry land. Full Story
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    Dracut man's record-setting afro is the mane event

    DRACUT -- Afro Man's super power was rooted in shear obscurity for decades. That was until four years ago, when Alan Labbe, a Woburn native and Dracut resident, began letting his naturally kinky hair grow . Full Story
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    Wildlife populations plummet for 3,000 species

    GENEVA (AP) — About 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have seen their numbers plummet far worse than previously thought, according to a new study by one of the world's biggest environmental groups. Full Story

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    Wildlife populations plummet for 3,000 species

    09/30/2014 07:39 AM EDT
    GENEVA (AP) — About 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have seen their numbers plummet far worse than previously thought, according to a new study by one of the world's biggest environmental groups. 
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    Witnesses: Skydivers who died descended too fast
    09/29/2014 01:09 PM EDT - BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — The two skydivers killed after they crashed into a building during a tandem jump on Cape Cod appeared to be having problems as they descended, police said. Full Story

    More than 30 believed dead at Japanese volcano
    09/28/2014 08:06 AM EDT - TOKYO (AP) -- Rescue workers have found 30 or more people unconscious and believed to be dead near the peak of an erupting volcano in central Japan, local government and police said Sunday. Full Story

    Liberia: Top doctor goes under Ebola quarantine
    09/27/2014 03:36 PM EDT - MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's chief medical officer is placing herself under quarantine for 21 days after her office assistant died of Ebola. Full Story

    3 killed as Somali pirates fight over ransom
    09/26/2014 11:20 AM EDT - MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Three Somali pirates were killed in a fight over the ransom paid to free the German-American journalist who was released this week after two years and eight months of captivity, a police official said Friday. Full Story

    Q&A: Experts warn of Bash Bug, what are the risks?
    09/25/2014 05:44 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Internet security experts are warning that a new programming flaw known as the "Bash Bug" may pose a serious threat to millions of computers and other devices such as home Internet routers. Full Story

    Learning how to survive a plane crash
    09/24/2014 03:46 PM EDT - LONDON (AP) — They raced down the slide, one by one, like children on a playground. At the bottom, smartphone photos were snapped and high fives exchanged. Full Story

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    Reports: China body-searched 10,000 pigeons

    BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks. Full Story
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    GLAAD study: Gay depictions increase on TV

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television has increased and improved its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday. Full Story