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Officials say boy's remains likely incinerated in East Tennessee cabin fire

April 24th, 2014 9:35 am by Associated Press

They haven't found the remains of a 5-year-old Indiana boy who is presumed dead following a fire at a rental cabin.

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Both dead: 7-year-old child calls 911 after finding parents shot

Both dead: 7-year-old child calls 911 after finding parents shot

April 24th, 2014 1:28 pm by Associated Press

Memphis police say a child called 911 after waking up to find her parents had been shot.

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FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

April 24th, 2014 9:36 am by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

While the proposal being issued Thursday won't immediately mean changes for the popular devices, the move is aimed at eventually taming the fast-growing e-cigarette industry.

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Tennessee paying unemployment benefits to felons behind bars

Tennessee paying unemployment benefits to felons behind bars

April 23rd, 2014 8:36 pm by Brian Haas, The Tennessean

Dead people and state employees are still getting jobless benefits. But a new group is reaping the rewards of Tennessee's broken unemployment system - felons behind bars.

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Haslam signs bill seeking to end Imagination Library book shredding

Haslam signs bill seeking to end Imagination Library book shredding

April 23rd, 2014 4:23 pm by Associated Press

The bill directs the U.S. Postal Service to instead donate the books to pre-kindergarten or other programs.

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Man convicted in 'Hee Haw' comic's murder has parole hearing

Man convicted in 'Hee Haw' comic's murder has parole hearing

April 23rd, 2014 4:03 pm by Associated Press

The man sentenced to 198 years in prison for the 1973 killing of country comic David "Stringbean" Akeman and his wife, Estelle, is being considered for parole.

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Jodie Foster weds girlfriend

Jodie Foster weds girlfriend

April 23rd, 2014 3:58 pm by Associated Press

A representative for the Oscar-winning actress confirms that Foster wed girlfriend Alexandra Hedison over the weekend. Publicist Jennifer Allen offered no other details Wednesday.

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Bieber blunder No. 5,489: Pop singer apologizes for Japan war shrine visit

Bieber blunder No. 5,489: Pop singer apologizes for Japan war shrine visit

April 23rd, 2014 3:57 pm by MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press

The Yasukuni Shrine in central Tokyo enshrines 2.5 million war dead, including Japan's 14 convicted war criminals, and operates a war museum that defends Japan's wartime aggression

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Bradley is Chelsea now: Judge grants Manning permission to change name

Bradley is Chelsea now: Judge grants Manning permission to change name

April 23rd, 2014 3:47 pm by JOHN MILBURN, Associated Press

The Army private convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks won an initial victory Wednesday toward living as a woman.

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We can rebuild him: Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

We can rebuild him: Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

April 23rd, 2014 3:39 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press

"It's awesome. It's exciting - seeing something new every day" - Roger Pontz.

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Off the Wall News: Man frees himself after being crushed by wall of mud

Off the Wall News: Man frees himself after being crushed by wall of mud

April 23rd, 2014 2:36 pm by JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner

What would you do if your life depended on it?

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