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Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay

Posted On October 30, 2014

(Undated) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook is coming out as gay. In an essay for today's edition of "Businessweek," Cook writes he's proud to be gay and considers being gay among the greatest gifts God has given him. He explains being gay has given him a window into the challenges people in other minority groups…

Five Days To Go Before Midterm Elections

Posted On October 30, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The midterm elections are now just five days away. Democrats and Republicans are battling for control of the Senate. The GOP needs to flip six seats in the Senate to regain control from Democrats. Fierce battles are being fought in more than a dozen states. Republicans are expected to easily retain control…

Lava Oozes Closer To Hawaii Homes

Posted On October 30, 2014

(Pahoa, HI) -- Molten lava is creeping closer to homes at the edge of a former plantation town on Hawaii's Big Island. The lava flow from the Kilauea volcano is now within 200 yards of Pahoa Village Road. That's the main street through the town of about 800 people. Civil defense officials believe most homes…

Flu Season Is Right Around The Corner

Posted On October 30, 2014

(Undated) -- With all of the talk about Ebola, you might've forgotten the flu season is right around the corner. Doctor Susan Rehm with the Cleveland Clinic says the CDC recommends three things for flu prevention.   A flu shot is recommended for everyone six-months and older. Even if you still get the flu, the…

High School Students In Michigan Accused Of Threatening Teachers, Students

Posted On October 30, 2014

(Wyoming, MI) -- Several students at Kelloggsville High School in western Michigan are accused of planning to attack teachers and students at a school assembly. Superintendent Sam Wright says school officials were tipped off by a student who overheard them talking about the threats on Monday and told an adult that one student had a…