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Emergency Room Technician Swam to Work After Hurricane Sandy [VIDEO]

Having your house surrounded by water because of a flood is usually a good enough reason to stay home from work, but not this time.

Marsha Hedgepeth works as a technician in an emergency room. So when Hurricane Sandy put her Toms River, New Jersey, neighborhood under 10 feet of water, she knew she had to get to her hospital so she could help those who were injured in the superstorm.

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Glow-in-the-Dark Roads Will Be Here Soon

Everything awesome usually debuts in Europe first (except for football, Buffalo wings and Kate Upton). The latest innovation that Europeans will have long before Americans: glow-in-the-dark roads, which will debut in The Netherlands in mid-2013.

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Hurricane Sandy Floods Battery Park Tunnel In NYC

So many videos coming from the East Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.  There are many you've already seen, like the crane dangling 90 stories up or the wide-angle shots of Manhattan's darkened skyline

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Transformer In Manhattan Explodes During Hurricane Sandy

There are so many videos being shared of the devastation on the East Coast.  The flooding, everywhere.  The damage to homes, buildings and the Atlantic City Boardwalk.  Neighborhoods under water.  Cabs under water.  It's almost beyond comprehension.

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TSA Firing 25 Workers, but Not Because of That Horrible Security Report or All the Stealing

According to reports from the Transportation Security Administration, the agency plans to clean a little house at the Newark International Airport by firing 25 employees and suspending 19 others for alleged misconduct.

In a seemingly related pair of stories, a recent internal TSA investigation revealed frequent security failures, while an ABC News story investigated rampant theft at the TSA.

However, both of these things have nothing to do with the 25 firings, according to the TSA.

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Wendy’s Is Getting Its First Makeover in 30 Years

The Wendy’s logo is getting a makeover for the first time since 1983, as the Ohio based burger chain steers its focus on becoming known as a high-end hamburger restaurant.

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Presidential Debate is Great Musical Video (video)

This video is a blast!

The first Presidential Debate for 2012 was held last week, as we all know.  Immediately, reporters and analysts were debating the outcome of the debate.  The discussion will likely go on until the next Presidential Debate.

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Dog Dies Saving Owner Trying To Kill Himself

I'm not sure why this story has me so upset.  No, wait, I know why.  It's because I really love dogs. Sometimes I like the dogs a lot more than the people at the other end of the leash.

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Which Jobs Are Disappearing Quickest?

It has been predicted that by 2020, the United States will experience a nearly 14.5 percent labor increase, making room for an additional 20 million new jobs as the result of this country’s growing population and competitive marketplace.

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Where Are the Most Expensive Cities in America? — Dollars and Sense

We all want to stretch a dollar, but there’s one place in America that it’s getting harder and harder to do so.

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Where in America Are Drivers Most Likely to Have a Wreck?

Driving a car is always risky, but if you want to stay safe, you may want to avoid the nation’s capital.

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Jerry Nelson, the Man Behind the ‘Sesame Street’ Count, Has Passed

It’s a sad day for lovers of ‘Sesame Street’ everywhere — Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer who gave Count von Count his voice passed away Thursday of unspecified causes at the age of 78.

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