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March 23, 2017

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A FIRE WAS REPORTED ON THE TEXAS TECH CAMPUS NEAR JONES AT&T STADIUM ON WEDNESDAY. OFFICIALS AT TEXAS TECH SAY WORKERS WERE WELDING ON THE TOP ROOF AND A SMALL PIECE OF HOT METAL WENT DOWN TO THE LOWER ROOF AND IGNITED. THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF INJURIES.

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A RESTAURANT IN THE PENNSYLVANI IS ENCOURAGING FAMILIES TO PUT THEIR PHONES DOWN AT THE DINNER TABLE. RULES ARE POSTED ON A BIG SIGN OUTSIDE A CAFE WHERE THE OWNERS GIVE A TEN-PERCENT DISCOUNT TO FAMILIES WHO KEEP THEIR EYES OFF THEIR PHONES. PATRONS WHO TOOK THE CHALLENGE SAID THEY LIKE THE IDEA -- AND WOULDN'T MIND MORE PLACES ADVOCATING PHONE-FREE MEALTIMES.

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THURSDAY IS NATIONAL PUPPY DAY SERIOUSLY!?

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ABOUT 17-THOUSAND AT&T WORKERS WALKED OFF THE JOB WEDNESDAY.
THE UNION SAID VIA FACEBOOK THAT EMPLOYEES ARE ANGRY THAT AT&T "RECENTLY MADE A UNILATERAL CHANGE IN JOB REQUIREMENTS [FOR LANDLINE TECHNICIANS] WITHOUT THE AGREEMENT OF THE UNION."
AT&T SAYS THE STRIKE DOES NOT INCLUDE WORKERS IN WIRELESS DEPARTMENTS.
IT SAYS IT'S ENGAGED IN CONVERSATIONS WITH THE UNION IN AN ATTEMPT TO GET "EMPLOYEES BACK TO WORK AS SOON AS POSSIBLE."
AN AT&T SPOKESPERSON SAYS THE COMPANY IS "VERY PREPARED TO CONTINUE SERVING CUSTOMERS" DESPITE THE STRIKE.

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London
IN-197WE

THE VIDEO SHOWS BRITISH PARLIAMENT. INTERESTING GRAPHICS TO COMPLEMENT THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH LONDON KILLINGS WEDNESDAY.

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WHEN YOU STORE MUSIC, MOVIES AND PERSONAL INFORMATION IN THE CLOUD, YOU NEED TO BE CAUTIOUS. IN THIS BOBCAT UPDATE, _______ _______ HAS SOME TIPS FOR PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY.

MANY PEOPLE ARE UNEASY ABOUT TRUSTING THIRD PARTIES WITH PERSONAL DATA -
THEY HEAR THE WARNINGS -- CREATE STRONG PASSWORDS AND CHANGE THEM PERIODICALLY. ALSO, DON'T USE THE SAME PASSWORD ON MULTIPLE ACCOUNTS.
PERSONAL EXPERTS ALSO RECOMMEND CHECKING CLOUD SETTINGS TO MAKE SURE YOU KNOW WHAT'S PRIVATE AND WHAT CAN'T EASILY GO PUBLIC. ONLINE SHOPPERS ARE ENCOURAGED *not* TO STORE BILLING INFORMATION ON A RETAILER'S WEBSITE. THAT WAY IF THE SITE IS EVER HACKED -- THIEVES WON'T GET YOUR INFO.
FOR BOBCAT UPDATE, I'M _______ ________.

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