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Resurfacing Scam Hits Live Oak

Updated: 08/27/2014 - An old scam has resurfaced in Live Oak and Live Oak Police don't want you to become it's next victim.
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    BEIRUT (AP) -- As the U.S. strikes Islamic State targets in Iraq, extremists belonging to the same militant group across the border in Syria are capturing new territory and becoming bolder by the day....
  • On Syria, Obama faces questions on Congress' role
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama faces a familiar question as he contemplates airstrikes in Syria: Should Congress have a say in his decision?...
  • Nigeria Ebola patient hid from government
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigerian Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu says two more Ebola cases exist in the country, raising the number of confirmed cases to 15....
  • Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism....
  • Israelis skeptical of PM's Gaza victory claim
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that Israel achieved a "great military and political" victory over Hamas in the latest round of fighting in the Gaza Strip has met with skepticism from many Israelis, according to a poll published Thursday....
  • University bets $10 million on poor city's kids
    READING, Pa. (AP) -- On the second day of class at Reading Senior High School, teacher Eric Knorr directs his students' attention to the banners hanging on the wall. Syracuse. Temple. Brown. Penn State. All of them brought back by former students who bucked the odds and went to college....
  • Pilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash
    DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) -- An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after the flier's F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said....
  • Woman IDs dead, learns about Native beliefs
    WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) -- A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the history beneath them....
  • Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism....
  • Q&A: Few laws govern children at shooting range
    A 39-year-old firing-range instructor was killed Monday while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an Uzi submachine gun. Charles Vacca's death at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in White Hills, Arizona, has raised questions about allowing young children access to such weapons at firing ranges....
  • A look at the Islamic State militants in Syria
    BEIRUT (AP) -- As the U.S. strikes Islamic State targets in Iraq, extremists belonging to the same militant group across the border in Syria are capturing new territory and becoming bolder by the day....
  • Nigeria Ebola patient hid from government
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigerian Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu says two more Ebola cases exist in the country, raising the number of confirmed cases to 15....
  • Israelis skeptical of PM's Gaza victory claim
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that Israel achieved a "great military and political" victory over Hamas in the latest round of fighting in the Gaza Strip has met with skepticism from many Israelis, according to a poll published Thursday....
  • A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in S. Korea
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat....
  • Undersea search for Malaysian plane refined
    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- The massive undersea search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean could be extended farther south based on new satellite analysis, only weeks before the multimillion dollar, yearlong sonar hunt for wreckage is due to begin, officials said Thursday....
  • On Syria, Obama faces questions on Congress' role
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama faces a familiar question as he contemplates airstrikes in Syria: Should Congress have a say in his decision?...
  • White House preps legal case for immigration steps
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- With impeachment threats and potential lawsuits looming, President Barack Obama knows whatever executive actions he takes on immigration will face intense opposition. So as a self-imposed, end-of-summer deadline to act approaches, Obama's lawyers are carefully crafting a legal rationale they believe will withstand scrutiny and survive any court challenges, administration officials say....
  • Sources: US considering new relief mission in Iraq
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is considering a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense officials said Wednesday....
  • Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds over Common Core
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- In a move certain to bolster his national standing with conservatives, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal sued the Obama administration Wednesday, hoping to strike a blow against the controversial Common Core education standards and raising his profile as he builds a likely presidential campaign....
  • US checking report of 2nd American killed in Syria
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. is trying to determine if a second American fighting with the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria....
  • A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in S. Korea
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat....
  • Tim Hortons a big part of Canadian identity
    TORONTO (AP) -- Few things unite Canadians the way Tim Hortons does. For half a century, they have warmed themselves on chilly mornings with the chain's coffee and Timbits - or doughnut holes to Americans....
  • 3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling
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  • Global stock markets muted, Qantas surges
    TOKYO (AP) -- Global stock markets were muted Thursday ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan....
  • 10 things to know about corporate inversions
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Burger King is drawing a lot of flak over plans to shift its legal address to a foreign country by merging with Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain....
  • Review: The case against binge-watching TV
    LAKE CITY, Pa. (AP) -- It's no secret technology is changing our television-viewing habits....
  • Video games come of age as spectator sport
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street Fighter II" and "Super Mario Bros."...
  • Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that service was largely restored after a problem during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours....
  • FBI investigating reports of attacks on US banks
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions....
  • Apple loses bid to block sales of 9 Samsung phones
    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- A federal judge has rejected Apple's attempt to block the sale of several older Samsung smartphones that copied features in the iPhone....
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