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3 city police bust a suspected dog fighting ringg whhre it happened and how they found out. the judge.. in the george &pzimmerman cass... recusee herselffwhy se saiddsheedid it... and the iipact it will have on the trail. and... aasweepstakes scam.wwat a group of men told one 80 year old.. that had himm handing over his life savings... ann how to keep it from happening to you. 3 3 3
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3 baltimore city police bust a suspected dog fighting ring. police say it wwa operating out of a home in northwest baltimmre.megan gilliland ii here with a story you saw first on fox. good morning patrice,police say it started with a drug investigation that uncovered a dog fighting operation. operrtion.after getting a tip from nnighbors... detectives home aaong silver hill avenue. but inside investigators discovered much more thhn drugg... they found training equippent and medications typically used in dog fighting. phey alsoofouud fightingg the basement with wounds s in -
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consistent with fighting. (sgt. nock) "we don't want to see these dogs hurt. ii's somethinn that can lead to additional.. maabb individuals being hurt. yoo know when these dogs are mistreated, and potentiilly hurt someone el" &pelse."police have charged johnnie taylor, who ives in the home, ith 8 counts of animal cruelty... dog ighting as for the dogs... we know that animal control has rescued them.right now, they're at the baltimooe animal rescue care center for megan gillilaad, foxx4 morring news. the city aggees to pay 155- tthusand dolllrs as part of a settlement surrounding the city police offiiers. officerr. documents show in 2008 ... police strip- searched a man they thought was concealing drugs.ittturns out he wasn't ... but the strip ssarch took place in front of the maa's two childrennand their mother. &:41:06 when yyu conduct a full body search you'rr not supposed to do it out in thee
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:14city solicitor george pilson ays a jury verdict could have been been a lot higherr... if the case wass't settled out of court. a bbil hearing wwll be held today for a canadian man accused of posinggas justin bieber online to lure yoong gir. accuse this man... lee moir... of posing as justin bieber to lure a 12-year-old girl from new jersey ovvr the internet. prosecutors say moir iifshe didnnttperform ex aats ppssibll victims. for other rs tte battle over the bottle tax innrease.. hhts city hall. hall..t wws a pacced house at last niggt's city ooncil rawlings blake wants to - cents.she says this could fund sshhol conssruction and plan has to ggt out of committee. iq: they are shortoq: ttat's &pthe falloff from the 2 cents... whats going to appen bill... its foo our kidss - iq:pass his bill... its for -butt to- pq:ppss this bill... its for
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new this morning... the los angeles times is standing by its decisiin today.. to publish a pairrof controversial photos... showing u--soldiers posing with whaa the paper says... insurgenns.the newspaper says a oldiee providee them with
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18 photos dating back to safety risk of a breakdown in that he believessputs u-s troops ii danger.but the photos are stirring up backlaah in washington and around tte woold.the pentagon released a statement saaing quote - "these images by o means repressnt the values oo prooessionalism of the vaat majority of u.s. troops serving in afghanistan today." the orld is still reecting o the news that dick ccark hhs died.the entertainment icon passed away wednesday after suffering a massive heart attack.clark hosted "american bandstand" and "new year's rockin' eee" for more thaa 3 decaaes. "dick clark was a piece of americana ww all grew up watching him and loved him." "what a classy guy. what a phenomenally cllssy guy. he tiies square. he bbought his operation to the world and was revitalization of this neighborhood arouud us, time square.""he was an important person in our lifetime with his music and everything. it's sad. he'll e missed.""" would watch american pandstand aad every new years'
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the u-s secret serviceesays 3 &pof its agents will leave the ageecy over an allegee prostitution scandal in the south american country of is being allowee to retire... another has officiil says the third is beeng pushed out... put he's fighting mary ellen hopkins explaiis... another 8 agenns are on
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administrative leave witt their security ccearances suspp. suspended. the agents are accused oo bringinggprostitutes to a hotel in colombiaa.. aheaddof llst week's summii visit by presideet obama. a nnw york times reporter says he interviewed one of the alleged prostitutes.she says she met up with a small group of ameeicans in a iscothhque them was essentially hitting pn her and said he wanned to pe with her, she says that she told him well that's great but pnd he said how much is the gift? and shh says she told him 880 dollars.the next morning the woman asked for her payment, the guy says, he became angry, and he said i was drunk, you can't expect me to pay that, and she insists and he alls her names and gets angry and ttrow her out of the room.the weighed in on c-n-n's "erin burnett outfront."clearly they're ll toast, one way or's not that secree service agents are typically annmal houss people, just thh opppsite, most of them are so people, just the opposite, typically annmal house serrice agents are it's not thaa secret one way or nother. cleerly they're all toast, putfront."burnett outfront." clearly they're all toast, onn way r's not thht secret service aaenns are
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typically animal houseeppople, just the opposite, mosttof them are so overworked and are forced to dd so much overtime thee rarely have nyylife whatssever, but i think it is a symptom of the management culture of laxness and cornee- most cases, soliciting prostitution is but u-s governmenn ources say pt'ssconssdered a breach of the secret service code of conduct.according to one official, some of the agents sayythey didn't know the women were prostitutes.i'm mary ellen hopkinn reporring. coming up... disturbing new video... of teens playing "chhcken" on some ew york subway tracks. pow the m-t-a... is now reeponding. &p((megan live tease))city police bust a suspected dog fighting ringgwhere it pappened and how they found ((joel live teese)) you're watthing fox 45 morning news..
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while serving a warrant in northwest baltimore... pollce make an un-expected discovery... a sussecced dog fighting ring inssde the ome. mmean gilliland isshere with a story you ssw fiist n fox. good morning pptrice,police say it started with a drug investigation that unnovered a operation.after gettiig a tii ffoo neeghbors... ddtectives exxcutte a warrant for this home along ilver hilllavenue.i discoveree much more thaa just drugs... ttey found training typically usee in dog fiihting. manuals... ann 8 pit bulls in the bbsement wiih wounds consistent with fightingg neighbors say thee didnnt realize how deep it went. (ms. winn/neighbor) "i had o
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idea, i just really didn't i wouldn't imagine that it would happen round here at least. because we've ever seen any eviidnce of t." it."police have charged johnnie taylor, who lives in the home, with 8 counts of animal cruelty... dog fighting and druggpossession. as for the dogg... we know thaa animal control has rescued them.right now, animal rescue care center for obserration... pending the outcome of the investigatiin. megan gilliland, fox45 morning news. 3&disbelief and utrage... after some new yook city ttenagers are caught playing a game of phiiken with an oncoming subway train in brooklyn. a video showssthe teens caaually as people on thh plattorm look on in dismay. one teen stays lights of an approaching train beeome visible... jumpiig onto theeplatform with onll seconds to spare.unfortunately the m-t-a says t caanot quote "ouulaw stupiditt."
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an essex community is fighting back... as the search for the men involled in a home invasiooncontinues. happened a week agg ... on bayview court ... around 11 o'clock in thh morning. police say a ffther and his 2 young girls werr aboou tt llave ... when the father nottced 2 maskkd men in the of the sussects had a handgun.the ather ann his chillren wwre forrcd to the ground, duct taped andd thrown iito a closet.the suspects ransacked the house until theyyfound a safeeon the into the victim's minvan and drove awaythe car was laterr found less than a mile awaa. &pour innesttgators feel pretty confident........this particular family phe victimssare particular faaily the victims are left &pshakened...but no one was hur. at a seperate locationnpolice say a witness saw the 2 the minivan inno an eaaly 2000 model goll toyota amry.... &ppanel.if you haae any rear -
6:35 am baltimore counny police immediately. 3an elderly man in baltimore county loses his life savings and home to foreclosure all because f a scam. 80--ear-old 'norman' says the scam began wiih a phone call. heewas told he won two pillion dollars in a foreign sweepstakke. but he was required to pay thousands n taxes. norman anddpostal investigatorr are now warning (norman)"i waa fool enough to believe these people because &psome of thee said ttey wwre attorneys some of them said they were ecret seevice... hommland security" secuurty" postaa investtgators are working in &pconjunction with auuhorities in jamaica to rack down the thievess the space shuttll discoveryy new home... at the e into its &psmithsonian's air and space museum annex in iiginna. later this morningg.. it will be lifted off its boeing
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the museem near dulles ed to -3 international airport. everal astronauts will e n site... to wwil help deliver discoverr cerreony next tuesday... is expected to draw thousands of visitors who want an up-close looo at the ssuttle. tonight... formerrbatlimore butt of all jokes... at aa comedy factory roast.diion... whh resigned in 2010 amid scandal... will beeteased and insulted ... all for charity.. frommthe roasttwill go to agape house... wherr dixon of hee court-ordered community servicc. no cowboy hats or spurs,, but bbs drivers in northwest baltimore are still trying tt "rustle up" ome frienndy ccmpe. competition. joel d. smith is streaming now, to show us hhw the mta's "bus roadeo" an elp drivers phndle their buses likk smart-cars.. good 3pmorning joel d. p3 fast food giant mcdonaldssis
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country are being blamed for coming up... - aawarning... for those of you using do--t-yourself meeical tests.ccnsummr reports shows us the potential danners... they pose. and today marks 17 years... bombings. how the - city... is remembering lives lost.yyu're watching fox 45 morning news.. all locall. all morning. 3&((break 6))  33&new this morning... today
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marks two somber ur nation's history.19 earss ago... a standoff at a &preligious cclt compound in waco, texas came to a tragic enn.the standoff lasttd 51 pult leaaer avid kkresh died including koress imself.4 federal agents were also kklled. and services will be held ttddy... in honor of the 17th city bombings.the blast killed 168 people.... incluuing 19 children in a day-care center.
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more than 5-hundred urvivors were injured.timoohyymcveigh and terry nichols were mcveigh claimed he targeted the building s revenge for waco, texas.he was executed in 2001.nichols remains in federal prison with a ife a new judge is taking over the george zimmerman case n florida.judge kenneth lester wassassigned to thh case after judgeejessica recksiedler recused herselffthursday... at phe defense's request.the with mark nejame, a ccn-n ks legal analyst who was representing zimmerman.lester is takiig over theecase in time for tomorrow's bond hearing.zimmerman is charged &pphe february shootinggdeath o trayvon martin. a new study finds a majority offwikipedia's articles abbut companiis... have factual &perrrrs..hat's according to th publlc relations society of america.the p-r group says 60-percent of the online entries had factual errorr...
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and that's making it harddr for p-r firms.40-percent of the p-r professionals surveyed editors to respond to theirr request to make hanges to their client's pagg. researchers saa ikipedia needs to make clearer uidelines on what p-r professionals can do to edit those pages. a suspected doggfighting ring is pusted in northwest baatimore. police rescue 8 piibulls from a homm on silver hill avenue. they raideddthe home looking for drugs ... but instead found equipment, medications and dog the dogs that were rescued ll had injuries consistent with dog fighting. 3 they''e now being caree for by tte baatimroe animal rescue care sselter. willlhhppen to them-can dogs like that be safe anddrehabilitated-as
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much as you fight it ... stillrings out there like this-still animal cruelty going on
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3 3 &pbaltimore city police bust a suspected dog fighting ring. policeesay it was operating out of a home in northwest baltimore.megan giililand is here with a story you saw first on fox. good morning patrice,police &sa investigation that uncoveerd a dog fighting ooeeation. operation.after getting a tip frrm neighbors... detecttves home along silvvr hill aveeue.
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discovered much orr than drugg... thhy found training equipmmnt ann medications typically used in dog fighting. they lso found fighhing manuals... and 8 pit bulls in the baseeent with scars conssstent with figgting. (sgt. nock) "we don't want to see hese dogs hurt. it's ssmething that can lead to addittonal.. maybe individuals being hurt. you know whhn these dogs are mistreaaed, &psometimes they can get loose and pptentially hurt someone el" plse."police have charged &pjohnnie taylor, who lives in animal cruelty... dog fighting and drug possession. &pbarcs right nno pendinn he outcome of the investigation. health... a little bit shy.but pe're old there is a good chance they could be availlble for adoption.megan gilliland, fox45 morning news. the city agrees to pay 155- thousand dollars as part of a settlement ssrroundinn the acttons of three baltimore city police officers. officers. documents show in 2008 ... they thought was concealing
7:04 am turns out he wasn't ... but the strip search took place in front of the maa's two children and their mother. 1:41106 when you conduct a full body search ou're not supposed to do it out in the public streett :14 :14city solicctor georgee &pnilson says a jury veedict couud have been been aalot higher.... if the case wass'tt settled outtof court. the battle over the bottle taxx increase.. hits city hhll. was a packed house at last night's city council meeting.mmyor stephanie rawlings blake wants to increase tteetax from 2 to 5 centsssheesays his could fund up to 300 million ollars for &pschool construction and renovattons.but ffrst.. the plaa has to et out of committee. pq: thhy are shortoq: that's the 2 cents... whattsgoing to happen next-bbtt to-iq:pass this bill... its for our kidsoq:do not want mm kids
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to get hurt oo wednesdayy.. the mayorr toured john eeger hoowrd &pelementary and middle support for the plan.g--p they usuaaly are doing bus drivers are ccmppting for joee d. smith is live in northwess baltimore where drivers are preppring oo the "mtaabuu roadde". good mmrning joel d. 3 3 3 3
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3 pew this morning... today... we'll learn more about the future of marrland's crab industry.governor martin o''alley is expected to bay's crab count... and the e effect weather has played this peason.llst year... a third off the bay's ccabs werr killed off by 2 ajor stormm.bby ssientists say hey expect the number of ccaas killed áthisá winter to be mucc lower. tooight... former batlimore mayor sheila dixonnwill be the butt of all jokes... at a comedy factory roass.diionn.. scandal... will be teased andd part of tonight's proceeds agape house... whereedixoo mentored young women as parr of her court-ordered community p nee study finns a majorrty
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in cross street markkt toniiht from 6pm to more informatioo, log on to ox &pbaltimore dot com slash morningg unbelievable video out of flori. floriia.who was behind the wheel of this car...that sent aa3-monthholddbbbb... flying out of a stroller.and how maay people were injured. iijuree.but first...president obama versuss.. romnee...the neck and neck for the true indication of ow peoppe - &pwill vote in novembbr. news.. all local.. all morning. 3&((break 3)) ((bump in))
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(((patt)) t looks like the presidential race will come down to barack obama andd mitt romney. most polls have president obama as point.... ahead
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but one gallop poll has romney ahead. so where does the race really stand? pooitical anaayst john dedde joins us this morning.-which poll is more likelly.. the one showing thh presidennt head .. pr the one rroney in the lead 47 to 45%-ii tte closeness now jjst a symptom of santorum droppin out and romney being "thh" candidate-how siggificant are polls at thii point anyway and how many more times wwll they change over the next few months--ach candidate has 90% of their come down tt the independentt aad the 6% f those unddciied p.. who wins thht rrce-in any are key .. who has the edge 3here -
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northwesttbaltimore... police make an un-expected discovery... a suspected dog fighting ring inside the home. megan gilliland is here with a story youusaw first on fox. 3good mmrninn patrice,police say it started ithha drrg investigation that uncoveree a dog fighting operation. operatiin.after getting a tip &pffom neighbors... detectives executtd a warrant for this inside investigators l avenue..- &pequiimenn and medications they allo found fighting manualss.. and 8 pit bulls in the bbssment withhwounds consistent with fighhiig. neighbors say they didn't (ms. winnnneighbor) "i had no idea, i just really didn't i wouldnnt imagine that it would happen around here at least. we've never seennany evidence - of it." it."police have cchrged johnnie ttylor, wwo lives in the home, with 8 counts of animal cruelty... dog fighting
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and drug possession. as for the ogs... they're t baacs right now pending the we're told they are in good we're tood there is a ood chance they could beeavailable for adoption.megan gilliland, fox45 morninn news. an essex communnty is fighting men involled n a home or the iivasion continuus.&aao ... on around 11 o'clock in the morning. police say a faaher anddhis 2 young irls were about to leave ... when the father noticed 2 masked men in had a handgun.the father and his children weree forced to the grounn, duct taped and thrown into a closet.the until thhy found a safe on the second floor.they loaded it into tte ictim's minvan and droveeawaythe car was laaer founn less than a mile away.
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confident........this pretty particular family shakened...but no one was hurt. at a seperate locationnpooicce say a wwtness saw the 2 sussects remove the safe from model gold toyota camry.... with damage to the left eer panel.if yoo have any baltimmoe the worll is still reactinn to died.the entertainment icon &ppassed away wednesday after attack.clark hosted "american rockin' eve" orrmoree han 3 three agents will leave the seeret service... following an alleged prostitution sccndal in colombia. colombia.the agentt are accused of bringing prostitutes to a otel in colombia... ahead of last wwek's summit viist by president obama. of the thrre agents leaving... one is bbing alllwed to retire..another has resigned.a third is being
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pushee out, but he's fighting administrative leave pendinn an investigation.the jjurnalist who broke the story &pweighed in oo the sccndal las ccearly they're all toast, one way or's not that secret service agenns are typically nimal house people, just the opposite, most oo them are soooverworked and are forced to do so muchhovertime whatsoeveer but i think it is a syyptom of the managemeet pultuur of laxnnss nd corner-c. many as 10 people from all .as & branches of the u-s armed forces are eing qqestioned about potenttal misconnuctt the secret service wants o hii comments about president attention.aa the annual natiinal rifle associition meetinn... nugeen said quote - "if baaack obama becomes the president in november again, i by this time next year." thh musscian's comments are
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&pgetting more scrutiny ecause he endorsed g---p presidential candidate mitt romney. some nuuent was alluddng to ther violence agaiist theepresident. eing a working mom just doesn't seem to pay.afterr factorrng in the rising cost of childdccre... high gas prices nd other work-related expenses....a growing number of mothers are opting tt stay at home rrther than work. according to child careeaware 2010... the coss of putting two children in child care exceeded median annual rent payyents innevery state. alarming video out of &pfloridd...of a car plowing a arning... this vvdeo is ggapc graphic. you cca sse the car... crrshes into the ssore... ttking ut several stroller wwth a baby in it. seriously another - ccmera... you can see the store employeessand customers
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lift the camrr off of 83- &pyear-old lupo hernandez.he ss nnw isted in stable condition. ten people were injured...and the 76 year old drivee coull accident was not causeddbyya mechanicallfailuue in the caa. no cowbby hts or spurs, but bus drivers in northweet baltimore are still tryinggto "rustle up" sme friendly ccmpetition. joel . smmth is live, to show uu how the mta's "bus roadeo" can help drivers haadle their buses llke smart-cars. good morning joel d. 3
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3 baltimore city police bustta &psuspected dog fighting ring. with a drug invessigation. after gettiig a tip from neighhors... detectivee executed a warrant for his home along silver hill avenuee piscovered much more than
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equipment and medications ttpically sed n dog fighhing. they also found fighting manuals... and pit bulls in the basemeet with wounds (sgt. nock) "we don't want to see thess dogs hurt. it's something thaa can lead to additionall. maybe individuals these dogs are mistreated, sometimes they can get loose and potenniilly hurr someone el" elss."police have charged johnnie taylor, who lives in the home, wh 8 counns of pnimallcruelty... doo ffghting pnd drug posssssion.meantime, the dogs have beee rescued by animal control and are at barcs right now for obserrvtion pending the outtome of the investiiation. disbelieffand outrage... after some newwyork city teenagees pre caughh playing ggme of chickkn with an oncoming brooklyn.this video shows the teens casuaaly wwlkinggalong tte platform watchhin shock. shock.on the platform wwtch in & teen stays on the tracks even as the lights of vviiblee.. jumming onto the
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ppatfoom with only seconds to spare.unfortunately the m-t-a &psays t cannot quute "outlaw stupidity." 3 aa essex communnty is ighting back... as he search for the men involved in a home arrund 11 ooclock in the eek - morning. police say a fatter ann his 2 young girls were about to leave .. when the father noticed 2 masked men in the garage.oneeof the suspects had a handgun.the fatherrand his ccildren were forced to theegrouun, duct taped and suspects ransacked the house until they found a safe on the second floor.they loaded it into thh victim'ssminvan and drove awaythe car was later found less than a mile away. our investtgatorssfeel pretty confident........this particular family
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thh victims are left shakened...but no one was hurt. at a seperate location police say a witness saw he 2 suupects remove the safe frrm the minivan into a early 2000 model gold toyott camry.... &pwith damage to the left reaa panel.iffyou hhve any baltiiore county police iimediately. some passenners aboard a outraged this morning... after theeship they were on ignored a nearby fishing boat... that was clearly in need of help. help.3 fishermen were on board that boat... anddhad been drifting the anama coast ffr á28 aas.á2 f them ended up men could have been saved on he march 10-th... but their cruise ship ignored the waves for help and kkpt gging. "while we were on the ship, the feeling of powerlessness, have gone over there and them."a passenger shoo these photos you'reelloking at... poass investigation
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is now underway. is preparing to move into its smithsonian's air aad spaae museum annex in virginia. 3&p later this morring... it will be lifted off iis boeing 7-47 carrier....and towed t internatiooal aiiport. several to help ddliver discovery to its retirement.a welcome &pceremony next tuesday... is visitoosswho want an up-closs look at he shuttle. they usuaaly are doing pheir best to keep you safe and on-time.... buu this eek, bus drivers are coopeting for a good time. joel dd smmth is live in northwest baltimore where morning joel d. arrng foo the 3 -3 3
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3 3 tonight... former batlimore payor sheila dixon will be the butt oo all jokes... at a comedy factory roast. roast.dixonn.. wwo resigned in 2010 amid scandal... will e for charity. pprt offtooight's proceeds from the roast will dixon mentored yyung women as &ppart of her court-ordered
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the wwrld is still reacting to the news that dick clark has di. died.the entertainment icon passed awwy wednesday after sufferiig a massive heart attack.clark hosted "american rockin' eve" for more thaa 3 "dick clarkkwas aapiece f americana we all grew up watching him and loved him." "what a classy guy. what a phenomeeally classy guy. he did hhs operation hhre ii times ssuare. he brruuht is pperation to the world and was neighboohhod aound us, time square.""hh was an important person in ourrlifftime with his music and everything. it's sad. he'll be missed.""i would every new yyars' eve. dick clark waa the one." one."dick clark was 82 years old. a new judge is taking ovvrrthe florida..uddeekknneth lester was assigged to he cass afterr judge jessica recksiedler recused herself thursday... at the deffnse's request.the
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reason?... her husband works with mark njame, a c-n-n legal analyst who was originally ontacted about representing zimmmrman.llster is aking over the case in time for tomorrow's bond heaaing.zimmermmn is charged with second-degree murder inn thh febbuary shooting ddath oo a bail hearing will be held today for a canadian mmnn accused of posing as justin bieber online to lure young girls. policc in toronto aacuse lee moir of posing as 12-year-old girl from nnw jersey overrthe internet. prosecutors say moir threatened to hurt her family if she didn't perform sex acts ovee her eb cam.inveetigators possible victims. 3 first n elderly man in baltimore county loses his scam. 80-year-old 'norman' says the scam bbgan with a phonn call. million ddllars inna foreign
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sweepstakes. but he was pequiied to pay thousandssin taxes. norman and postaa other senior citiiens about (norman)"i was ool enough to beliive these people because some of them said they were attorneys someeoo them said homelann security" sscurity" postal conjunction with authorittes thieves. bad nees for best buy means but ddn't expect to waak awwy with a steal on an i-pad or brand new hd-tv. while some smaller merchandise will be marked down... most biggticket buy's remaaning stores.the ellctronics retailer plans to close 50 locations ... you're lloking at one of the luckiest couples in america.
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hollie cavanagh didn't have the strongest performances in recent weeks.. but she made her mark last night.she took on adele's rolliig in the deep. hollle sings adelees rolling in the deep deepshe desperately need a big week and shhedid command everybody's attention with this performance.she wants to be so perrect.last backstage after the show.ssid - cavanagh ssys: "i need to juss
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