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UPDATE | Official: 11 service members missing in crash presumed dead

UPDATE | Official: 11 service members missing in crash presumed dead

March 11th, 2015 7:39 am by MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL, Associated Press

Seven Marines and four soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that crashed over waters off Florida during a routine night training mission were presumed dead Wednesday.

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Bill to expand coverage for children with autism fails

Bill to expand coverage for children with autism fails

March 10th, 2015 9:08 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would have expanded health coverage for children with autism has failed this session.

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Tennessee mulls removing control over guns in parks

Tennessee mulls removing control over guns in parks

March 10th, 2015 9:02 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Community parks, playgrounds and sports fields are among the few areas in Tennessee where local governments can ban people with handgun carry permits from being armed. Now gun-friendly state lawmakers are looking to change that.

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Obama calls for more rights for struggling student borrowers

Obama calls for more rights for struggling student borrowers

March 10th, 2015 8:58 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Issuing a clarion call to Americans saddled by student debt, President Barack Obama urged student borrowers Tuesday to stand up for their rights, and announced a medley of modest steps to bring some order to a notoriously chaotic system.

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Siblings, teens thwart toddler's kidnapping in Washington state

Siblings, teens thwart toddler's kidnapping in Washington state

March 10th, 2015 7:05 pm by By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press

Surveillance video from a grocery store showed the kidnapper running, child in arms.

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Jury finds Pharrell, Thicke copied for Marvin Gaye song for 'Blurred Lines'

Jury finds Pharrell, Thicke copied for Marvin Gaye song for 'Blurred Lines'

March 10th, 2015 6:53 pm by Associated Press

"Blurred Lines" has sold more than 7.3 million copies in the U.S. alone.

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Bodies of French Olympians recovered from Argentina helicopters crash site

Bodies of French Olympians recovered from Argentina helicopters crash site

March 10th, 2015 5:01 pm by By NATACHA PISERENKO and PAUL BYRNE, Associated Press

The helicopters crashed and burst into flame shortly after taking off Monday afternoon near the remote settlement of Villa Castelli in the Andean foothills in northwest Argentina.

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Tennessee House advances guns-in-parks bill

Tennessee House advances guns-in-parks bill

March 10th, 2015 4:54 pm by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

A bill seeking to strip city and county governments of the power to ban guns at local parks, playgrounds and athletic fields is advancing in the Tennessee House.

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Clinton concedes she should have used government email

Clinton concedes she should have used government email

March 10th, 2015 4:47 pm by KEN THOMAS and JULIE PACE, Associated Press

The controversy has upended Clinton's careful blueprint for the rollout of her 2016 presidential campaign.

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5 charged in connection with Clarksville woman's death, one added to Most Wanted list

5 charged in connection with Clarksville woman's death, one added to Most Wanted list

March 10th, 2015 3:04 pm by Associated Press

The state Senate approved legislation on Monday that would require all of Tennessee's law enforcement agencies to adopt written policies to ban racial profiling.

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