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FSU Student Saved By Books

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Apopka, FL) -- A Florida State University student has textbooks to thank for escaping injury when a former student opened fire inside the library this week. Jason Derfuss says he was leaving the library as the gunfire erupted early Thursday morning, and his backpack was shot by Myron May as he ran away.   Derfuss…

Ohio House Committee Approves “Heartbeat Bill”

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Columbus, OH) -- Ohio's so-called "Heartbeat Bill" is again up for debate in the state House. A House committee passed the measure Thursday after it was reintroduced in the Legislature's lame duck session. The bill would restrict abortions at the first sign of a fetal heartbeat. A similar measure passed the House in 2011, but…

Brown Family Attorney Urges For Calm And Peaceful Demonstrations

Posted On November 21, 2014

(St. Louis, MO) -- The attorney for the Michael Brown family is urging people in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson to remain calm once a decision is made by a grand jury looking into the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen. Attorney Anthony Gray said the Brown family doesn't want things to spiral…

Adrian Peterson: “I Won’t Ever Use A Switch Again”

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he "won't ever use a switch again." In his first interview since being indicted on child abuse charges and his season-ending suspension, Peterson told "USA Today" that he knows he cannot discipline his children the way he did in the past. The former NFL MVP insisted…

Pentagon Denies They Paid Money To Find Deserter

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Arlington, VA) -- The Pentagon is denying there was any money paid for information leading to the whereabouts of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl while he was held captive by the Taliban.   Speaking Thursday, Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby added it's a fact that money does exchange hands for information, but that wasn't the case…