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Life coach lessons: Laid off and looking for work!

Life coach lessons: Laid off and looking for work!

Losing a job can be devastating. And finding a new one may seem impossible.

Suzanne Walker of Mableton, Georgia has been out of work since July. It's been difficult, so she's getting a little help from life coach Valorie Burton to help her get back to work.

Jim and Jackie Harbaugh hold press conference ahead of Super Bowl

Mama & Papa Harbaugh: Both sons are super

Center stage at the Super Bowl was taken over Wednesday by Jack and Jackie Harbaugh, the proud parents of San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh, whose teams will face off Sunday at Super Bowl XLVII

The couple sat down for a press conference to answer some really tough questions:

Family: NYPD cuffed & held 7-year-old for hours

Family: NYPD cuffed & held 7-year-old for hours

A family is suing New York Police for $250 million alleging cops handcuffed and held their 7-year-old for hours.

They released a photo yesterday of the boy in cuffs taken back in November. 

Fighting for our freedom since high school

Fighting for our freedom since high school

Sergeant First Class Bryon Kelley Clark is the youngest of three boys. After graduating high school, Clark decided to enroll in the army. He’s been fighting for our freedom ever since.

His Mom writes:
"There have been many situations in the past 19 years when we would not see each other for three years or more. He has had to watch his daughter grow up in pictures and cry as she would 'kiss' his picture on the computer.

Man behind Te'o hoax speaks out

Man behind Te'o hoax speaks out

Dr. Phil got the first interview with Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the man who says he is the mastermind of a hoax perpetrated against Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o.  Tuiasosopo fostered a relationship with Te'o posing as a woman online and on the phone. 

Tuiasosopo says the Notre Dame star had nothing to do with the hoax and revealed some of the details of the fictitious relationship.

Severe storms damaged community in Gordon County, GA.

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A 1,000-mile-long storm system smashed communities in northwest Georgia on Wednesday, overturning dozens of cars on an interstate highway and trapping residents. The system unleashed a handful of tornadoes, including one that caused significant damage in Adairsville, Georgia.

Tornado pummels Georgia town

A powerful tornado dropped out of the sky about an hour north of Atlanta Wednesday and a TV reporter was standing right there with his cell phone camera recording as it happened. The tornado flipped dozens of cars when it crossed Interstate 75 nearby.

Up to 100 homes were damaged. The roof of a manufacturing plant in Adairsville, Georgia was ripped off while workers hid in a kitchen and bathroom inside.

Report: Man killed in Nashville storm

Report: Man killed in Nashville storm

Violent storms are being blamed for at least one death in Nashville. 

HLN affiliate WSMV says a tree fell on a shed there, killing a man who was working inside. 

Army chaplain's wife praying for him every day

Army chaplain's wife praying for him every day

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Day 3: Underground bunker hostage standoff

The standoff between police and a man is holding a 5-year-old boy hostage in an underground bunker in Midland City, Alabama, continues.

Police say the suspect, who neighbors and local media have identified as Jimmy Lee Dykes, took the boy off a bus Tuesday afternoon. He's also accused of shooting and killing the bus driver, 66-year-old Charles Poland Jr.  Officials have credited Poland with saving the lives of 21 other children on board. The Dale County School Superintendent calls the slain bus driver a hero, releasing the following statement to HLN:

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