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Caught on cam: Air mail?

(WXIA) An Atlanta, Georgia mail carrier is facing disciplinary action after being caught tossing a fragile package onto a balcony.

Junction fire destroys homes

(KSEE) Hundreds of residents are back in their homes in Oakhurst, California as firefighters from around the state continue to work to put out flames from the "Junction" Fire.

"Bless You" leads to suspension

Tennessee student says she was suspended after saying "bless you" after fellow student sneezed, then arguing with teacher over freedom of speech. Michael Clark reports.

Lightning strike injures six

(KTSM) A 13-year-old Las Cruces, New Mexico boy was critically injured by a lightning strike during 8th grade football practice at Picacho Middle School Tuesday.

Hospital on Ebola alert

(KCRA) A patient at the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center is being tested for Ebola. The patient may have been exposed to the Ebola virus, so the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will take blood samples.

Calm prevails in Ferguson

(NBC News) Calm prevailed overnight in Ferguson, Missouri. Protesters still took to the streets, but the violent clashes with police that marred previous marches was absent.

Driving by eye

Microsoft engineers and former NFL star suffering from ALS team up to create a wheelchair that users can control through eye movement. Glenn Farley reports.

Extracurricular costs

(NBC News) So many schools across the country are so strapped for funds that parents are now being asked to pony up even more, especially when it comes to after school activities.

Betting on the pot business

(KING) The new marijuana laws in Washington state are driving innovation in business.

Born at school

Mom doesn't let labor pains stop her from taking son to Pre-K registration, where she delivers with the help of teachers and staff. Phil Archer reports.

Overdose emergency

New Hampshire governor declares state of emergency after dozens overdose on synthetic drugs "Smacked" and "Spice". Jennifer Eagan reports.

Attacked with acid

(KOB) Two dogs in Lovington, New Mexico were attacked with acid again this week in a disturbing sequel to a similar attack in July. This time, the puppies weren't as fortunate, and didn't survive.

Busted for cussin'

(WAGT) A South Carolina mother who was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly using profanity in a grocery store over the weekend has heard from the woman who made the initial complaint.

Pole dancing: An Olympic sport?

(KCRA) Could pole dancing become an olympic sport? Dancers and instructors at one California fitness studio don't think the idea is such a stretch.

Drunk in class

(KPNX) An Arizona high school teacher was cited Wednesday after she showed up to school intoxicated.