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Off-duty St. Louis cop kills man, sparking protest

Off-duty St. Louis cop kills man, sparking protest

October 9th, 2014 9:04 am by Associated Press

St. Louis Police Chief Col. Sam Dotson said the 18-year-old man, whom he didn't identify, opened fired on the officer, who returned fire and killed the man.

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Chattanooga twins died of diabetes, heart disease

Chattanooga twins died of diabetes, heart disease

October 8th, 2014 4:53 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The mystery prompted conversations about how well Americans keep in touch with their neighbors.

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Dallas suburb reports patient with signs of Ebola

Dallas suburb reports patient with signs of Ebola

October 8th, 2014 4:47 pm by Associated Press

Emergency responders in suburban Dallas say a patient "exhibiting signs and symptoms" of Ebola claims to have had contact with the man diagnosed with the disease in Dallas.

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Supreme Court Justice Kennedy allows gay marriage in Nevada

Supreme Court Justice Kennedy allows gay marriage in Nevada

October 8th, 2014 4:28 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Wednesday allowed same-sex marriage to begin in Nevada, clarifying that an earlier order temporarily blocking gay unions applies only to Idaho.

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Neglect suspect 'forgot' infant in vehicle while eating breakfast

Neglect suspect 'forgot' infant in vehicle while eating breakfast

October 8th, 2014 2:29 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A man accused of leaving his 5-month-old baby alone inside a vehicle at a Food City parking lot for 22 minutes while he went in for breakfast has a trial date set for later this month.

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Is your dog at risk for Ebola?

Is your dog at risk for Ebola?

October 8th, 2014 2:25 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

No case of Ebola spreading to people from dogs has ever been documented, but "clearly we want to look at all possibilities," said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Appeals court rules against Occupy Nashville

Appeals court rules against Occupy Nashville

October 8th, 2014 1:45 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Two top Tennessee officials are protected from claims that they violated the rights of Occupy Nashville protesters who were arrested on a plaza outside the state Capitol in October 2011, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

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Semi crashes into house in Nashville area, killing woman inside

Semi crashes into house in Nashville area, killing woman inside

October 8th, 2014 12:06 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Police say Carol Boo, 66, was inside her home when the semi slammed through the brick and crushed her around 3:30 a.m.

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SW Virginia rockslide triggers crash with injuries, closes road

SW Virginia rockslide triggers crash with injuries, closes road

October 8th, 2014 11:49 am by Marci Gore, NET News Service

Officials say a rockslide and heavy fog led to an early morning traffic crash in Scott County on Wednesday.

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