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Why there are so many new jobs in low-wage industries

Looking for a job? The ones you'll find will likely be low wage.

Oklahoma's botched lethal injection starts new front in battle over executions

A botched execution in Oklahoma has become the latest in a string of incidents raising questions about the drugs being used and the constitutional protection against cruel and unusual punishment.

New book helps parents talk to children about sexual abuse

It was a typical PTA meeting at my daughters' elementary school with talk of budgets, fundraisers and the upcoming school calendar, until a guest speaker stood up to talk, shattering the banality of the meeting with a story no parent wants

IA teen father faces murder charge for killing infant son

A teen father in Iowa is facing murder charges in death of his 4 month-old son. Police say an autopsy on the infant indicates that he died from abusive head trauma.

Power outage tips for warm weather

Several states are being hit by severe storms, and more may be on the way. It's a good idea to prepare yourself for when power lines go down, especially in warm weather.

Southeastern U.S. faces slight risk of hail, damaging winds and tornadoes

Severe thunderstorms may roar across the southeastern United States again on Wednesday, bringing with them a slight risk of hail, damaging winds and tornadoes.

IN teacher gives student pornographic prize

Warren County, IN (WXIN) -- School officials say a middle school teacher didn't know that the desk calendars she handed out as prizes were full of graphic and inappropriate material.

Yahoo announces 2 original comedies

Yahoo is taking a page from Netflix and developing original programming. The company has announced it is creating two original comedies.

Despite NBA's ban Sterling's finances still a slam dunk

The NBA dropped a heavy hammer on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. He has been banned for life from the league. He was fined $2.5 million.

TX jail mistakenly sets inmate free

San Antonio, TX (KSAT) -- A Bexar County Jail inmate mistakenly released on Wednesday has been apprehended.