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Missing 14-Year-Old From Marshall Found Safe In Atlanta

Hannah Marie Amaro, the 14-year-old girl missing since Saturday from Marshall, was located with a 29-year-old man at an Atlanta-area hotel on Tuesday.

The girl was located by authorities at a hotel in Georgia Tuesday afternoon, Marshall Police Chief Jim Schwartz said during a press conference Tuesday evening. She appeared to be fine, according the the Chief, but will be checked out at a hospital.

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Police Update The Public On The Case Of Missing 14-Year-Old From Marshall

In a press conference held on Saturday afternoon, the Marshall Police Department and the Michigan State Police updated the public on the ongoing investigation into missing 14-year-old Hannah Marie Amaro.

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BREAKING: Army’s Fort Lee In Virginia Reports ‘Active Shooter’

UPDATE (10:15 a.m.): Authorities at Fort Lee in Virginia have sounded an all-clear after what the base described as an “active shooter incident.”

The details of what happened are still not clear at this time.

An “active shooter incident” was reported Monday morning at Fort Lee, an Army base in Virginia, the according to their website.

The installation is locked down, the post said.

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Mother of Sandy Hook Victim Writes Powerful Letter to Teachers

The mother of one of the 26 victims of 2012's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has written a powerful letter to the teachers of America.

Nebla Marquez-Greene had two children attending Sandy Hook Elementary that day. Her daughter, 6-year-old Ana Grace, was killed in the Connecticut massacre, and her son was uninjured in the attack.

Her letter, which was posted on the Education Week website is powerful, gut-wrenching and encouraging all at once. Read it after the jump.

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East Grand Rapids Police Continue Investigation Into Suspicious Packages Scare

Three people have been named as "persons of interest" in an incident that closed East Grand Rapids High School on Friday.

The high school was closed and athletic practices were moved or cancelled on Friday when a suspicious package was found in the school. Upon checkout out surveillance footage, officials found that it showed three people in the building overnight.

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East Grand Rapids High School Evacuated Due To Suspicious Package

A suspicious package has closed an East Grand Rapids school building for the day.

Police and fire crews are currently at East Grand Rapids High School where building is closed, athletic practices for the day have been canceled or moved to other locations, and the pool is also closed.

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Category: Grand Rapids News
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MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour Stops In Grand Rapids This Weekend

When we think of Millennium Park, we think of fun with the family and maybe some time spent on the splash pad.

But this weekend, the waters at Millennium Park, 1415 Maynard Ave. SW in Walker, will be filled with some of the best wakeboarders in the world!

The MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour will be stopping in Grand Rapids on its fourth stop Friday and Saturday. 

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Kalamazoo Police Closing Investigation Into Teleka Patrick’s Death

 

Police plan to plan to close the investigation into the death of Michigan doctor Teleka Patrick whose body was found in an Indiana lake.

Indiana State Police Detective Sgt. Rick Strong told the Kalamazoo Gazette that toxicology tests for Teleka Patrick turned up "nothing out of the ordinary." Investigators in Indiana had been waiting for the results of the tests since April. 

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Man Dies After Vibrator Gets Stuck In Rectum For Five Days

My first reaction when reading the headline for this story was, "who just leaves something chilling in their rectum for five days?!?" My second reaction was, "Did the batteries last that long?!?" And my third was, "If so, I need to get that brand of battery and put them in all of the remotes in my house." This is definitely a weird one.

A 50-year-old British man died earlier this year after a vibrator became stuck in his rectum and NOBODY TOLD US ABOUT IT.

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Category: Weird News
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Petition Started To Have Weird Al Play Superbowl 49 Halftime Show

Following the great success of the roll out of his latest album "Mandatory Fun", fans of Weird Al Yankovic are petitioning the National Football League to have him play the Super Bowl halftime show.

Weird Al released the videos from the album one by one over a week back in July, and one of the biggest hits among his fans was a song titled "Sports Song".

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