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  1. The toxic chemicals hiding in your house dustRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    Your answer could reveal a lot about your home habits, but the findings of a new study might have everyone upping their game -- and potentially keeping wet wipes and hand sanitizer nearby at all times. Researchers at George Washington University say 45 toxic chemicals are found commonly in your house dust, with 10 of them lurking in 90% of homes across the country.

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  2. The Top 1% haven't captured all income gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    Hillary Clinton went after the nation's richest residents in her nomination acceptance speech Thursday, saying they will have to start spreading more of their prosperity. "Wall Street, corporations, and the super-rich are going to start paying their fair share of taxes," she said at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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  3. Key truths about the Obama economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    As Hillary Clinton takes the baton from President Barack Obama tonight, she has to acknowledge two key truths about the "Obama economy": 2. But most are worried. They feel they should be a lot better off than they are .

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  4. A $499 phone for people who hate phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    If you need a break from the constant stress of technology, you can toss your smartphone in a drawer, head to California's peaceful Mendocino coast, and admire the majestic madrone trees while picking up the occasional bits of plastic litter that wash up on the sand. Or you can pay up to $499 for a peculiar disk that acts like a parred down smartphone, available in reclaimed ocean plastic or sustainable madrone wood.

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  5. Muhammad Ali planned details of funeral himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    Muhammad Ali began crafting details of his own funeral years ago, insisting on an open and inclusive service, a family spokesman said Tuesday. "This began with 'The Champ' a decade ago," spokesman Bob Gunnell told reporters at a news conference.

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  6. The soap that could fight ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    This insect sinking its mouth into human flesh to feed its unborn children killed 438,000 people in 2015 alone -- 90% of those fatalities were in Sub-Saharan Africa. For this region, malaria is still a crippling burden, estimated to cause countries such as Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo up to 1.3% of their GDP, according to the Malaria Consortium.

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  7. 5-star WR recruit chooses Cal over GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    Five-star wide receiver Demetris Robertson announced he has chosen to sign with California over Georgia and Notre Dame, his other two finalists. Robertson is rated as the No.

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  8. The Top 1% haven't recovered yet, eitherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    The income of the Top 1 percent is also below where it was before the Great Recession, largely because America's richest took a massive hit during the economic downturn. They have yet to recover, despite the fact that they've captured the majority of the income gains since then.

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