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Texting may cause physical ailments

NATIONAL (FOX44) - Texting can be a pain in the neck, literally. Chiropractors in St. Louis, Missouri are reporting more cases of teens coming to their office seeking relief from neck pain, shoulder stiffness and headaches.

On this day in history, the first race on brick happen at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

1848 - The discovery of gold in California was reported by the New York Herald. 1856 - The process of processing condensed milk was patented by Gail Borden.

Belgium, Sechelles Island, United Kingdom, United States, Australia

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Belgium, a storm brings down a stage at a rock festival. At least 3-people are dead and 70-people are still in the hospital. This is the fourth major stage collapse this summer.

President Obama calling for syrian president to step down

NATIONAL (FOX44) - The violence against civilians in Syria has become too much for the Obama administration. President Obama called for the Syrian president to step down.

On this day in history, the first pictures of Earth were sent back to the U.S.

1735 - The "Evening Post" of Boston, MA, was published for the first time. 1774 - Merriwether Lewis, U.S. explorer was born. He was the leader of the Lewis & Clark Expedition.

Spain, Germany, United States, Australia

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Spain, a chemistry student has been arrested for plotting an attack against anti-pope protestors.

Teenager in Florida arrested for plotting to blow up a school

TAMPA, Fl (FOX44) - Police have arrested an expelled high school teenager for allegedly plotting to blow up his high school in Tampa on the first day of class. Jared Cano, 17, made a first court appearance on August 17, 2011.

The economy is also affecting children

NATIONAL (FOX44) - A new study finds America's children have been hit hard by the recent economic downturn.

On this day in history, Hurricane Camille hits the gulf coast

1859 - A hot air balloon was used to carry mail for the first time. John Wise left Lafayette, IN for New York City with 100 letters. He had to land after only 27 miles.

On this day in history, Babe Ruth dies at 53

1858 - A telegraphed message from Britain's Queen Victoria to U.S. President Buchanan was transmitted over the recently laid trans-Atlantic cable.