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1 in 2M: Fisherman and 14-year-old daughter catch rare blue lobster

1 in 2M: Fisherman and 14-year-old daughter catch rare blue lobster

August 26th, 2014 10:01 am by Associated Press

A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.

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Update: Soldier dies after shooting herself in Virginia

Update: Soldier dies after shooting herself in Virginia

August 25th, 2014 4:44 pm by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, Associated Press

Officials say the soldier went on a rampage in the office, throwing objects.

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Quake shakeup: Expert calls for nuke plant closure

Quake shakeup: Expert calls for nuke plant closure

August 25th, 2014 2:34 pm by MICHAEL BLOOD, Associated Press

A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California's last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whether the facility's twin reactors can withstand powerful shaking from any one of several nearby earthquake faults.

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French government dissolves over economic policy

French government dissolves over economic policy

August 25th, 2014 2:02 pm by LORI HINNANT and SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press

President Francois Hollande is weighing his options after dissolving the government on Monday over open feuding in the Cabinet about how much cutting - or spending - will revive the country's stagnant economy.

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Dog shooting by police prompts state police investigation

Dog shooting by police prompts state police investigation

August 25th, 2014 1:31 pm by NET News Service

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Wytheville Field Office is investigating an incident where police shot and killed a dog in Wise County, Va., over the weekend.

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Update: All clear notice at Ft. Lee after active shooter report

Update: All clear notice at Ft. Lee after active shooter report

August 25th, 2014 9:48 am by Associated Press

An active shooter has been reported at the Fort Lee Army base in central Virginia.

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New hotel fees: 1 of 10 Things to Know Today

New hotel fees: 1 of 10 Things to Know Today

August 25th, 2014 7:32 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Organizers: Tweetsie Trail came together after years of cooperation and patience

Organizers: Tweetsie Trail came together after years of cooperation and patience

August 24th, 2014 7:46 am by Tony Casey

All it takes is a good idea and cooperation.

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Tennessee inmates sue over electric chair

Tennessee inmates sue over electric chair

August 22nd, 2014 4:56 pm by Associated Press

Ten death row inmates in Tennessee are suing to prevent the state from using the electric chair as a backup execution device should it be unable to obtain drugs needed to give lethal injections.

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Charges dropped for man arrested at Greeneville meeting about U.S. Nitrogen

Charges dropped for man arrested at Greeneville meeting about U.S. Nitrogen

August 22nd, 2014 4:27 pm by Associated Press

District Attorney General C. Berkeley Bell said he sought the dismissal, which was granted last week, after reviewing video of the meeting.

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