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(UPDATED) Four Confirmed Deaths after Shootings in Herkimer and Mohawk, New York

Six people have been shot, four of whom were killed, at separate locations in Mohawk and Herkimer, in central New York on Wednesday morning, according to several published reports.

Two people were fatally shot at Gaffey's Car Wash on Mohawk Street in Herkimer. Four people were shot at John's Barber Shop on Main Street in Mohawk. Two of those four died while two others were injured.

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What States Have the Lowest Unemployment Rates?

If you’ve been struggling to find a new job, get that first job out of college or get back to work, perhaps it’s a change of location you need. The unemployment rate is not equal across the states, and for all the tough economic news of the past several years, things aren't all that bad in certain places.

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Hemera

Drink Up: Judge Blocks New York’s Large-Sugary-Drink Ban

Looks like you'll be able to a large Coke in restaurants after all, following a New York State Supreme Court judge's ruling.

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Digital Vision

Wedding Survey Reveals You’d Better Start Saving for the Big Day Now

Before you walk down the aisle, you may want to walk down to the bank to make sure you’ve got enough money in your account.

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Disney

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ Saves the Box Office

After a series of increasingly dire weeks at the box office, 'Oz the Great and Powerful' arrived and shook things up in a major way, earning the first truly massive opening weekend of 2013 and setting the table for all kinds of Oz-related content in the near future. Whether that's a good thing or a bad thing is something that we'll let you judge.

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Hemera

It’s Official — Hawaii Is the Best Place to Live

Here’s a surprise to no one: people in Hawaii are feeling better than anywhere else in the country.

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Warner Bros.

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Jack the Giant Slayer’ Bombs

'Jack the Giant Slayer' may have taken the number one spot at the box office, but no one is celebrating -- it may sit at the top, but it sits at the top of one of the weakest box office weekends since, well, last weekend.

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Bartender Fired for Reporting Drunk Driver

It may sound hard to believe, but trying to stop a drunk driver has actually cost a woman her job.

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Sex Education in Kindergarten Is About to Become a Reality

How early is too early to teach sex education?

That question is about to be asked again, thanks to a controversial move in Chicago.

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CNN

Hot Air Balloon Explodes in Mid-Air Over Egypt, Killing 18

A hot air balloon carrying a group of tourists near Luxor, Egypt, exploded in mid-air Tuesday, killing 18 people in the deadliest accident ever of its kind.

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