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What is a RSS Feed?

What is RSS? (Really Simple Syndication)
RSS is an easy way to keep you automatically up to date on websites you like visit regularly. Instead of having to go to each website separately to see new stories, you can use RSS to view them easily in one application or program.

NewsChannel 6 now offers RSS feeds (or channels) for major sections, for example News, Health, Consumer, etc.

How can I make use of RSS?
In general you need to install an application or program called a RSS Reader. RSS Readers displays the information from RSS feeds on your computer.

Many new web browsers also include built in RSS readers, including Apple Safari and Firefox. Users of My MSN, My Yahoo and Google personalized home pages can also use NewsChannel 6 RSS feeds.

How do I get a News Reader? 
There are a number of different News Readers available; click on the Google link below to find links to the most popular products, many of which are free to install.

How can I sign up to RSS feeds from NewsChannel 6?
When you see the "RSS Feed Available" link and the orange "RSS" icon, you can use its link in your RSS Reader.

You then need to follow the instructions for your particular News Reader in order to add this RSS feed address to your RSS list.

What RSS Feeds are available?
See the list below.

The most common way to add these links to your News Reader, is to right-click on the ones you want and choose Copy Shortcut. You can then add/paste it into your News Reader.

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    Police say they're trying to determine what prompted a man to shoot his grandmother and then run into a busy Los Angeles supermarket and hold dozens of people hostage for hours.

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    Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

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    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.

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    More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely wouldn't have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up.

  • Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

    Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

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    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People view a row of idled duck boats in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in several deaths on Table Rock Lake.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People view a row of idled duck boats in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in several deaths on Table Rock Lake.

    Since 1999, duck boats have been linked to the deaths of more than 40 people, with a troubled safety record on the road and water alike.

    Since 1999, duck boats have been linked to the deaths of more than 40 people, with a troubled safety record on the road and water alike.

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