NJ Mumps Victims Were Vaccinated, Officials Say

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_ca6ec9cf11.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- An outbreak of mumps among New Jersey college students has highlighted the “weak sister” in the MMR vaccine. At least eight students at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken have contracted the contagious virus despite having received two doses of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, according to the college. “All Stevens’ students are required to have full vaccinations before attending the University,” the college said in a statement, adding that “outbreaks of mumps have occurred in vaccinated populations before.”

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Seattle Restaurant Ad Shows Jesus Smoking a Joint

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_ff432f4c7c.jpgKOMO (SEATTLE) -- A burger chain in Seattle is creating a stir with a new promotional poster for Easter, featuring Jesus smoking a joint and holding a sandwich. The restaurant, Lunchbox Laboratory, riffed off Easter Sunday’s falling on April 20, or 4/20, which is also a pop-culture reference to cannabis consumption.

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Kansas City Police Have Highway Shooting Suspect in Custody

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_e2ea43ef71.jpgABC News (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) --  Kansas City, Mo., police said Thursday they have taken into custody a suspect in connection with a string of highway shootings that have set the area on edge. SWAT teams were seen swarming the house of the male suspect in Grandview, Mo. In a brief news conference Thursday evening, police did not provide details on what led them to the suspect.

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Good Samaritan Prevents Possible Murder-Suicide in NJ

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_6f042964bf.jpgAndrew F Kazmierski/Thinkstock (FLORENCE, N.J.) -- An apparent murder-suicide attempt was foiled in New Jersey this week by a Good Samaritan, who local authorities say saved a mother and her teenage kids from drowning. Police are crediting Darnell Taylor with diving into the Delaware River near the town of Florence and rescuing Joann Smith and her three children, ages 13, 14 and 15.

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Explosion at Tennessee Ammunition Plant Kills One, Seriously Injures Three Others

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_d375d202e8.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (MCEWEN, Tenn.) -- One person is dead and three other people have been seriously injured in a fiery explosion Wednesday at a Tennessee ammunition plant. Now under control, according to officials, the fire destroyed Rio Ammunition in McEwen, Tenn. The plant is owned by the adjacent explosives manufacturer Accurate Energetic Systems.

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