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  • Serenity Behavioral Health in Augusta promotes mental health awareness

    Serenity Behavioral Health in Augusta promotes mental health awareness

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:32:24 GMT

    Serenity Behavioral Health in Augusta held a community event Saturday to promote Mental Health Awareness this month.  They celebrated with many activities and educational resources.  Those at Serenity say evidence based treatment and early detection is important for developing kids. 

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    Serenity Behavioral Health in Augusta held a community event Saturday to promote Mental Health Awareness this month.  They celebrated with many activities and educational resources.  Those at Serenity say evidence based treatment and early detection is important for developing kids. 

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  • Local MLK tribute honorees discuss King's legacy

    Local MLK tribute honorees discuss King's legacy

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:23:12 GMT

    Next month the R&R Youth and Community Empowerment organization will honor people in Augusta and the CSRA for doing their part in the community to make a difference and to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr for the 50th anniversary of his death. Some of those honorees met Saturday at Big T's Seafood, to talk about the importance of continuing to honor his legacy. 

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    Next month the R&R Youth and Community Empowerment organization will honor people in Augusta and the CSRA for doing their part in the community to make a difference and to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr for the 50th anniversary of his death. Some of those honorees met Saturday at Big T's Seafood, to talk about the importance of continuing to honor his legacy. 

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  • Texas school gunman: 'I'm going to kill you.' Then he fired

    Texas school gunman: 'I'm going to kill you.' Then he fired

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:51:30 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 7:04 AM EDT2018-05-20 11:04:29 GMT
    (Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). April Salinas, second from right, her daughters Meah, 13, and Macee, 6, and Jeramiah Kelley read notes left at memorial behind Texas First Bank, Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. A gu...(Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). April Salinas, second from right, her daughters Meah, 13, and Macee, 6, and Jeramiah Kelley read notes left at memorial behind Texas First Bank, Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. A gu...

    The mother of one slain student said her daughter may have been targeted because she rejected advances from the suspect, who was an ex-boyfriend of her daughter's best friend.

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    The mother of one slain student said her daughter may have been targeted because she rejected advances from the suspect, who was an ex-boyfriend of her daughter's best friend.

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  • Airline passenger accused of punching deaf pregnant woman, service dog

    Airline passenger accused of punching deaf pregnant woman, service dog

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-05-20 10:57:56 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-05-20 10:57:56 GMT
    The case was turned over to the FBI, who are still determining if charges will be filed. (Source: Family photos/WKMG/CNN)The case was turned over to the FBI, who are still determining if charges will be filed. (Source: Family photos/WKMG/CNN)

    The case was turned over to the FBI, who are still determining if charges will be filed.

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    The case was turned over to the FBI, who are still determining if charges will be filed.

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  • New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

    New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-05-19 17:10:57 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:53 AM EDT2018-05-20 10:53:47 GMT
    New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms. (Source: Pixabay)New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms. (Source: Pixabay)

    New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms.

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    New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms.

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  • Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

    Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-05-20 05:31:13 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:45 AM EDT2018-05-20 10:45:36 GMT
    (Alan Berner /The Seattle Times via AP). Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cou...(Alan Berner /The Seattle Times via AP). Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cou...

    Authorities say the cougar believed responsible for the attack has been euthanized.

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    Authorities say the cougar believed responsible for the attack has been euthanized.

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  • Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:58 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-05-20 10:01:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...

    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.

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    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.

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  • US births hit a 30-year low, despite good economy

    US births hit a 30-year low, despite good economy

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:39:43 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-05-20 10:01:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 file photo shows newborn babies in the nursery of a postpartum recovery center in upstate New York. According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released on Thursday, May 17...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 file photo shows newborn babies in the nursery of a postpartum recovery center in upstate New York. According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released on Thursday, May 17...

    Births have been declining since 2014, but 2017 saw the greatest year-to-year drop - about 92,000 less than the previous year.

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    Births have been declining since 2014, but 2017 saw the greatest year-to-year drop - about 92,000 less than the previous year.

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  • Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

    Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:46:23 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:38 GMT
    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure. (Source: Susan Walsh/AP Photos)Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure. (Source: Susan Walsh/AP Photos)

    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure.

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    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure.

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  • US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-05-19 18:41:01 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.

    A joint statement also said the countries agree on the need for "effective measures" to reduce America's trade deficit and to strengthen cooperation on protecting intellectual property.

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    A joint statement also said the countries agree on the need for "effective measures" to reduce America's trade deficit and to strengthen cooperation on protecting intellectual property.

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  • Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:33:17 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:13 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)House Speaker Paul Ryan promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an...

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    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an unrelated scrap over immigration.

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  • Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant

    Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-05-19 17:31:07 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:51 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:51:42 GMT
    Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured at least 20 people. (Source: KIAH/CNN)Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured at least 20 people. (Source: KIAH/CNN)

    Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured at least 20 people.

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    Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured at least 20 people.

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  • Doctor sentenced for poisoning girlfriend who lost baby

    Doctor sentenced for poisoning girlfriend who lost baby

    Sunday, May 20 2018 3:59 AM EDT2018-05-20 07:59:32 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 3:59 AM EDT2018-05-20 07:59:32 GMT
    The man no longer has his medical license, and he could be deported to his birthplace of Pakistan. (Source: WJLA/Brooke Fiske/CNN)The man no longer has his medical license, and he could be deported to his birthplace of Pakistan. (Source: WJLA/Brooke Fiske/CNN)

    The man no longer has his medical license, and he could be deported to his birthplace of Pakistan.

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    The man no longer has his medical license, and he could be deported to his birthplace of Pakistan.

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  • Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive

    Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:10 AM EDT2018-05-19 08:10:38 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-05-20 06:32:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Kentucky Derby winner Justify is washed outside a barn, Friday, May 18, 2018, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Preakness Stakes horse race is schedule for Saturday.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Kentucky Derby winner Justify is washed outside a barn, Friday, May 18, 2018, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Preakness Stakes horse race is schedule for Saturday.

    Baffert chasing history, Justify pursues Triple Crown in potentially soggy Preakness.

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    Baffert chasing history, Justify pursues Triple Crown in potentially soggy Preakness.

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  • In deadly school shooting, a confession but no clear motive

    In deadly school shooting, a confession but no clear motive

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:10:39 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:05:44 GMT
    (Galveston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This photo provided by the Galveston County Sheriff's Office shows Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who law enforcement officials took into custody Friday, May 18, 2018, and identified as the suspect in the deadly schoo...(Galveston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This photo provided by the Galveston County Sheriff's Office shows Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who law enforcement officials took into custody Friday, May 18, 2018, and identified as the suspect in the deadly schoo...

    Officials say the Texas student charged in the shooting at Santa Fe High School described planning the attack in private journals.

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    Officials say the Texas student charged in the shooting at Santa Fe High School described planning the attack in private journals.

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  • TX school shooting victims: Pakistani exchange student, junior art student among victims

    TX school shooting victims: Pakistani exchange student, junior art student among victims

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:24:36 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:41:13 GMT

    The Pakistan embassy in Washington confirmed Sabika Sheikh's death, while a local business confirmed the death of substitute teacher Ann Perkins.

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    The Pakistan embassy in Washington confirmed Sabika Sheikh's death, while a local business confirmed the death of substitute teacher Ann Perkins.

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  • Cuba: 110 died in plane crash, 3 survivors 'critical'

    Cuba: 110 died in plane crash, 3 survivors 'critical'

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:10:59 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-05-20 01:22:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan). Forensic investigators and Ministry of Interior officers sift through the remains of a Boeing 737 that plummeted into a yuca field with more than 100 passengers on board, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Cuban airli...(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan). Forensic investigators and Ministry of Interior officers sift through the remains of a Boeing 737 that plummeted into a yuca field with more than 100 passengers on board, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Cuban airli...

    A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard has crashed and burned in a cassava field just after takeoff from the Havana airport, leaving three survivors in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades,...

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    A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard has crashed and burned in a cassava field just after takeoff from the Havana airport, leaving three survivors in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades, officials say.

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  • Reports: Two women shot at Atlanta-area high school’s graduation; 1 dead

    Reports: Two women shot at Atlanta-area high school’s graduation; 1 dead

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:14:43 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:37 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:37:25 GMT

    The school was holding an evening graduation ceremony across the street, according to local media.

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    The school was holding an evening graduation ceremony across the street, according to local media.

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  • Jimmy Carter: America has abandoned its leadership

    Jimmy Carter: America has abandoned its leadership

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:26:34 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:33:24 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    Carter also talked about the growing disparity in wealth, the threat of nuclear war, deepening racial divisions in the US, the loss of confidence in public officials, the US abandoning its leadership in pursuit of a healthy environment and his wish for the US to be "strong enough so that we'd never have to prove that we are strong."

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    Carter also talked about the growing disparity in wealth, the threat of nuclear war, deepening racial divisions in the US, the loss of confidence in public officials, the US abandoning its leadership in pursuit of a healthy environment and his wish for the US to be "strong enough so that we'd never have to prove that we are strong."

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  • Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle married at Windsor

    Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle married at Windsor

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:06:16 GMT
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on Saturday. (Source: Ben Birchhall/pool photo via AP)Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on Saturday. (Source: Ben Birchhall/pool photo via AP)

    Around 600 people are attending St. George's Chapel, on the grounds of Windsor Castle, to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wed.

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    Around 600 people are attending St. George's Chapel, on the grounds of Windsor Castle, to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wed.

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  • Mother jailed after son mistakenly tests positive for cocaine

    Mother jailed after son mistakenly tests positive for cocaine

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-05-19 15:47:38 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-05-19 16:43:34 GMT

    Starla McCray spent three days in jail after her son tested positive for cocaine. The hospital now says it was all a mistake and that there was an error in the test.

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    Starla McCray spent three days in jail after her son tested positive for cocaine. The hospital now says it was all a mistake and that there was an error in the test.

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  • Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school bus crash

    Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school bus crash

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:09 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:36:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Emergency personnel work at the scene of a school bus and dump truck collision, injuring multiple people, on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Emergency personnel work at the scene of a school bus and dump truck collision, injuring multiple people, on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018.

    Investigators are working to determine why a school bus taking a group of fifth-graders on a field trip collided with a dump truck and tipped over in New Jersey, killing a student and a teacher.

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    Investigators are working to determine why a school bus taking a group of fifth-graders on a field trip collided with a dump truck and tipped over in New Jersey, killing a student and a teacher.

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  • J.J. Watt will pay for funerals of Santa Fe shooting victims

    J.J. Watt will pay for funerals of Santa Fe shooting victims

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-05-19 09:41:35 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:43 AM EDT2018-05-19 09:43:58 GMT
    The Houston Texans confirmed J.J. Watt will pay for the funerals of the 10 people killed Friday. (Source: CNN)The Houston Texans confirmed J.J. Watt will pay for the funerals of the 10 people killed Friday. (Source: CNN)

    The Houston Texans confirmed J.J. Watt will pay for the funerals of the 10 people killed Friday.

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    The Houston Texans confirmed J.J. Watt will pay for the funerals of the 10 people killed Friday.

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  • Texas school shooting kills 10, deadliest since Parkland

    Texas school shooting kills 10, deadliest since Parkland

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:05:59 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-05-19 07:32:46 GMT
    Ten candles, roses and Bibles are displayed on a table during a prayer vigil following a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, on Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)Ten candles, roses and Bibles are displayed on a table during a prayer vigil following a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, on Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
    Ten candles, roses and Bibles are displayed on a table during a prayer vigil following a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, on Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)Ten candles, roses and Bibles are displayed on a table during a prayer vigil following a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, on Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most of them students, authorities said.

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    A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most of them students, authorities said.

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  • Facebook: We're better at policing nudity than hate speech

    Facebook: We're better at policing nudity than hate speech

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-05-15 14:17:56 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:45 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:45:26 GMT
    For hate speech, Facebook's human reviewers and computer algorithms identified just 38 percent of the violations. (Source: Pixabay)For hate speech, Facebook's human reviewers and computer algorithms identified just 38 percent of the violations. (Source: Pixabay)

    Facebook report reveals its screening system is better at detecting some forms of offensive content than others.

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    Facebook report reveals its screening system is better at detecting some forms of offensive content than others.

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  • Hawaii is still safe for travel, despite scary images

    Hawaii is still safe for travel, despite scary images

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-05-19 03:04:49 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:25:22 GMT

    Hawaii's governor says "there is absolutely no reason" for visitors to worry about their Hawaiian vacation plans.

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    Hawaii's governor says "there is absolutely no reason" for visitors to worry about their Hawaiian vacation plans.

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  • 10 dead, 10 wounded in TX high school shooting; suspect charged with capital murder

    10 dead, 10 wounded in TX high school shooting; suspect charged with capital murder

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:25:33 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:03:00 GMT

    The suspect is a 17-year-old student at the school. Police are investigating if he has an accomplice. 

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    The suspect is a 17-year-old student at the school. Police are investigating if he has an accomplice. 

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  • Plane crashes in Havana, Cuba; 100 on board

    Plane crashes in Havana, Cuba; 100 on board

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:39:36 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:48:19 GMT

    A large fireball and black smoke were reported at the airport in Havana.

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    A large fireball and black smoke were reported at the airport in Havana.

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    Weather with Jay

    Weather with Jay

    Weather with Jay is a new weekly segment that will air on FOX 54 News Now Friday mornings. Each week, Jay Jefferies will choose one child to come on and do the weather with him live on air.

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    Weather with Jay is a new weekly segment that will air on FOX 54 News Now Friday mornings. Each week, Jay Jefferies will choose one child to come on and do the weather with him live on air.

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  • Improving the lives of our children

    For Our Children

    For Our Children

    FOX 54 has launched the For Our Children community campaign. It's our station's most ambitious community project to improve the lives of children in the CSRA. Our efforts will include helping charities that focus on children's needs, recognizing the achievements of local children and providing you with valuable information so you can be a powerful positive role model in the life of a child, which benefits the future for all of our children in the CSRA.

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    FOX 54 has launched the For Our Children community campaign. It's our station's most ambitious community project to improve the lives of children in the CSRA. Our efforts will include helping charities that focus on children's needs, recognizing the achievements of local children and providing you with valuable information so you can be a powerful positive role model in the life of a child, which benefits the future for all of our children in the CSRA.

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  • Spotlighting amazing kids in our community

    High 5 4 Kids

    High 5 4 Kids

    FOX 54 is recognizing children who are making a positive impact in our community, who are overcoming the odds and who have special talents.

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    FOX 54 is recognizing children who are making a positive impact in our community, who are overcoming the odds and who have special talents.

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