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Teen skeleton found by Mexico cave divers has scientists breathless

Teen skeleton found by Mexico cave divers has scientists breathless

May 30th, 2014 2:08 pm by Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The discovery of the 12,000-year-old skeleton of a teenage girl occurred seven years ago but wasn't announced until this month, after additional, sometimes-risky exploration and detailed scientific investigation.

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Aunt pleads guilty to murder in death of 3-month-old niece

Aunt pleads guilty to murder in death of 3-month-old niece

May 30th, 2014 1:45 pm by Todd South, Times Free Press

Jessica Fax, 29, was sentenced to 35 years in prison.

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Lane of westbound I-40 in North Carolina closed after rocks fall

Lane of westbound I-40 in North Carolina closed after rocks fall

May 30th, 2014 1:39 pm by Associated Press

The N.C. Department of Transportation says the closure affects less than a half-mile of the interstate at mile marker 8 at the Cold Springs Creek Road exit.

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2 lawmakers ask for probe into Tennessee test score delay

2 lawmakers ask for probe into Tennessee test score delay

May 30th, 2014 1:06 pm by Associated Press

Meanwhile, three Democrats have filed an open records request seeking information about the late release of student scores on the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program.

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Former Tennessee sheriff acquitted on assault charges

Former Tennessee sheriff acquitted on assault charges

May 30th, 2014 1:04 pm by Associated Press

A female deputy had accused him of sexually assaulting her at her home.

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Roe says VA Secretary Shinseki's departure sends 'strong signal' to veterans

Roe says VA Secretary Shinseki's departure sends 'strong signal' to veterans

May 30th, 2014 12:49 pm by Contributed

The Johnson City congressman released the statement today following President Barack Obama's announcement that the Veterans Affairs' secretary was resigning amid concerns about patient care.

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Haslam: Tennessee back in talks with VW

Haslam: Tennessee back in talks with VW

May 30th, 2014 11:35 am by Associated Press

VW is close to making a decision on where it will build a new SUV.

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Obama announces VA Secretary Shinseki's resignation

Obama announces VA Secretary Shinseki's resignation

May 30th, 2014 11:15 am by Associated Press

The Associated Press is reporting President Obama has announced that Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is resigning amid widespread troubles with veterans' health care.

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Expert: Increase in measles cases not a major concern, provided you're vaccinated

Expert: Increase in measles cases not a major concern, provided you're vaccinated

May 30th, 2014 8:45 am by Tony Casey

People who travel while not knowing if they've received the vaccine to combat the virus are often the ones who spread the rash-producing and possibly fatal ailment to others.

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4-H event offers variety, fun instead of summer school

4-H event offers variety, fun instead of summer school

May 29th, 2014 9:03 pm by Tony Casey

Having free reign over more than 30 classes with the ability to choose the ones that sound the best appealed to more than 130 local students Thursday.

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