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9-year-old twins left mostly alone for months while parents were in Nigeria, police say

9-year-old twins left mostly alone for months while parents were in Nigeria, police say

January 22nd, 2015 3:38 pm by Associated Press

Manchester police said the uncle promised to stop by every couple of days to drop off food, but when police got involved in November, they found no edible food in the refrigerator and only ramen noodles in a cabinet.

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Thumbs in pre-human ancestors suggest they were more like us than once thought

Thumbs in pre-human ancestors suggest they were more like us than once thought

January 22nd, 2015 2:26 pm by Associated Press

This is the oldest evidence of pre-humans using hands to manipulate items, said Brian Richmond, human origins curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

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Fort Campbell soldiers returning from Ebola-fighting mission

Fort Campbell soldiers returning from Ebola-fighting mission

January 22nd, 2015 1:41 pm by Associated Press

The soldiers have completed 21 days of controlled monitoring at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

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GOP pushes abortion bill through House after earlier stumble

GOP pushes abortion bill through House after earlier stumble

January 22nd, 2015 1:37 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

The White House warned that President Barack Obama would veto the measure, all but ensuring that it would never become law.

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Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015 NASCAR season

Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015 NASCAR season

January 22nd, 2015 10:52 am by Associated Press

Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon says he will retire as a full-time driver after 2015 season.

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Hill plans town hall meetings in Jonesborough, Telford, Embreeville

Hill plans town hall meetings in Jonesborough, Telford, Embreeville

January 22nd, 2015 10:33 am by Contributed to the Press

The events are free and open to the public and will provide an opportunity for the citizens of Washington County to provide input on important state issues.

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Campaign finance protest, hidden camera disrupt U.S. Supreme Court

Campaign finance protest, hidden camera disrupt U.S. Supreme Court

January 22nd, 2015 10:11 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The protest Wednesday took place on the fifth anniversary of the court's Citizen United ruling that freed corporations and labor unions to spend as much as they want on elections for Congress and president.

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Snapchat message led to teen murder, police say

Snapchat message led to teen murder, police say

January 22nd, 2015 9:33 am by Associated Press

A 16-year-old boy is charged as an adult with murder and possession of a knife during a violent crime.

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Car strikes school bus in Johnson City

Car strikes school bus in Johnson City

January 22nd, 2015 9:00 am by Sam Watson

No students were aboard.

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Erwin's downtown off-limits to liquor stores in BMA discussions

Erwin's downtown off-limits to liquor stores in BMA discussions

January 22nd, 2015 7:31 am by Brad Hicks

An ordinance regulating liquor by the drink and retail package stores within the town of Erwin may soon be up for consideration but, before it gets to that point, town officials have some details left to hash out.

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