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FDA Warns Of Possible EpiPen Malfunction

(CNN) - The FDA is warning about the possibility of EpiPen malfunctions. EpiPens are devices that deliver life-saving medication in cases of severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reactions. According to the FDA, manufacturing defects or user error could prevent them…

Slight Risk of Severe Storms and Heavy Rainfall

Another round of rain and thunderstorms today.  The first round of rain and thunderstorms this morning could become severe producing damaging winds and a brief tornado. Of course, heavy rainfall will accompany these storms…

BBB Warns Of Tax Id Theft Scam

(CNN) - It's tax season, and that can mean ... Scam season. The Better Business Bureau is getting the word out with tax identity theft awareness week. Most people groan about filing their taxes. But, for a con artist,…

BBB Warns Of 'Secret Sister' Gift Exchange

Quincy, IL (KHQA) - The Better Business Bureau is warning against "secret sister" gift exchanges, saying they are illegal pyramid schemes. It starts with an email or social media invitation. People are asked to buy and mail a modest…

UN Climate Report Issues Dire Warning For Oceans

(CNN) - The world's oceans are at risk; more than initially thought. That's according to a landmark UN climate report on human-caused global warming released Wednesday. Findings show that the sea levels will likely rise more than previously projected…

FDA Warns Juul About Marketing Tactics

(CNN) - The FDA has warned e-cigarette maker Juul about illegally marketing its vaping products as a safer alternative to cigarettes. Federal law states companies must show scientific evidence before marketing tobacco products as a better option. Juul has…

U.S. Consulate In Barcelona Warns Of Terror Attacks

(CNN) - The U.S. State Department is warning Americans to be extra cautious if they are in Barcelona this holiday season. In a tweet, officials wrote,"Terrorists may attack with little to no warning... targeting tourist locations... transportation hubs and…

Flood Watch In Play For Some

Additional bouts of rain, including a heavier thunderstorm, will run from southwest to northeast across the region through Thursday. Another 1-3″ of rain, on average, is expected through Thursday evening, although a few spots can receive as much as…

U.S. Officials Warn Citizens Away from Huawei Phones

(CNN) - U.S. Intelligence agencies have issued a stern warning to Americans: Do not buy smartphones made by Chinese tech companies Huawei or ZTE. Top officials from the CIA, NSA, FBI and the Defense Intelligence Agency testified in front of…

Hawaii False Alert: Worker Who Pushed Button Reassigned

(CNN) - The officer responsible for Hawaii's false ballistic missile warning has been reassigned to a different post. The alert sent Hawaii residents and tourists in a panic Saturday. It was followed by a clarification more than a half-hour later…