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Congress passes bill setting up alert when police are killed

Congress passes bill setting up alert when police are killed

May 12th, 2015 9:16 pm by STEPHEN OHLMACHER, Associated Press

Congress has passed a bill setting up a national alert system whenever a police officer is killed or injured.

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ADA Legacy Tour Photo Gallery

May 12th, 2015 6:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"It's such an important message to get out to all people that people with disabilities have the same rights as everyone else to access the resources they need to have a full life." - Eric Jacobson, executive director of the Georgia Council on Development

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Despite denials, Tennessee state senator had son on state benefits

Despite denials, Tennessee state senator had son on state benefits

May 12th, 2015 4:36 pm by Associated Press

When first asked, Todd Gardenhire denied that his son had ever had benefits through the state.

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Prosecutor: No charges against white police officer in shooting death of unarmed biracial man in Wisconsin

Prosecutor: No charges against white police officer in shooting death of unarmed biracial man in Wisconsin

May 12th, 2015 4:29 pm by Associated Press

Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced Tuesday that he wouldn't file any charges against Madison officer Matt Kenny in 19-year-old Tony Robinson's death on March 6.

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Deflate gate: NFL investigator says he found direct evidence against Tom Brady

Deflate gate: NFL investigator says he found direct evidence against Tom Brady

May 12th, 2015 3:45 pm by RACHEL COHEN, AP Sports Writer

The NFL suspended the Super Bowl MVP for the season's first four games based on the report.

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Updated with more detail: Mother, daughter get life sentences for roles in double Johnson County murder

Updated with more detail: Mother, daughter get life sentences for roles in double Johnson County murder

May 12th, 2015 3:33 pm by Becky Campbell

Barbara Mae Potter, 64, and her daughter, Jenelle Leigh Potter, 35, of Mountain City, were given two life sentences, but have a hearing in June to determine if they will be consecutive or concurrent.

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Attorney says Unicoi Co. jail had no medical staff on duty when inmate died

Attorney says Unicoi Co. jail had no medical staff on duty when inmate died

May 12th, 2015 3:17 pm by Associated Press

Nathan Silvers was arrested by Erwin police in April 2014 after he was found passed out in his vehicle.

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Off the Wall News: Sea lion pup stows away in bunk on yacht

Off the Wall News: Sea lion pup stows away in bunk on yacht - VIDEO

May 12th, 2015 2:10 pm by Associated Press

"You gotta go buddy, go...go, go, go" - Michael Duffy.

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Police seize gun from George Zimmerman, 2 from alleged shooter

Police seize gun from George Zimmerman, 2 from alleged shooter

May 12th, 2015 12:25 pm by Associated Press

No charges had been filed.

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