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Harrison Ford hospitalized after crash-landing plane on golf course

Harrison Ford hospitalized after crash-landing plane on golf course

March 5th, 2015 8:40 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

The 72-year-old "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" actor is an aviation enthusiast who often flies out of the Santa Monica Airport.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Prosecutors say Busch won't face any criminal charges

Prosecutors say Busch won't face any criminal charges

March 5th, 2015 7:50 pm by AP

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges over claims by his ex-girlfriend that he smashed her head into a bedroom wall and choked her, Delaware prosecutors said Thursday.

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Lady Bucs surge in second half to win SoCon opener

Lady Bucs surge in second half to win SoCon opener

March 5th, 2015 7:48 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU used a fierce second-half rally to beat the Catamounts, 73-53, in the Southern Conference women's basketball tournament quarterfinals Thursday at Kimmel Arena.

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Plane skids off LaGuardia runway, crashes into fence by bay

Plane skids off LaGuardia runway, crashes into fence by bay

March 5th, 2015 4:08 pm by MEGHAN BARR and SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, Associated Press

Passengers saddled with bags and bundled up in heavy coats and scarves were helped down from the wing and onto the snowy pavement, just feet from the water.

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Jurors in Jodi Arias case: We were 11-1 for death penalty

Jurors in Jodi Arias case: We were 11-1 for death penalty

March 5th, 2015 4:03 pm by JACQUES BILLEAUD and TERRY TANG, Associated Press

Arias was convicted of killing her lover Travis Alexander in 2008 by shooting him in the head and slitting his throat so deeply that he was nearly decapitated.

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Update: Family, friends, colleagues mourn loss of Pamela Roe, wife of U.S. Rep. Phil Roe

Update: Family, friends, colleagues mourn loss of Pamela Roe, wife of U.S. Rep. Phil Roe

March 5th, 2015 2:56 pm by Max Hrenda

Pamela Roe, wife of U.S. Rep. Phil Roe of Johnson City, died Thursday, according to a press release from his office.

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Ringling Bros. phasing out iconic elephant acts by 2018

Ringling Bros. phasing out iconic elephant acts by 2018

March 5th, 2015 2:11 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

Within two hours of the announcement, animal rights groups took credit for the decision, saying that the pressure put on the circus ultimately led to the decision.

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NWS warns freezing temps could make icy roads from wet weather

NWS warns freezing temps could make icy roads from wet weather

March 5th, 2015 2:05 pm by Max Hrenda

While some drivers may not have had much trouble dealing with Thursday's rain, the National Weather Service warned that driving conditions could take a more perilous turn.

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East Tennessee bus driver accused of raping 15-year-old student

East Tennessee bus driver accused of raping 15-year-old student

March 5th, 2015 12:05 pm by Associated Press

The driver allegedly took the girl to a motel and forced himself on her.

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