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Hundreds line road as Marine laid to rest in Chattanooga

Hundreds line road as Marine laid to rest in Chattanooga

July 24th, 2015 9:48 pm by Associated Press

Hundreds of people filled a church in Chattanooga to remember a Marine killed in the attack on a Navy-Marine reserve center.

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Texas jail death focuses new attention on inmate suicides

Texas jail death focuses new attention on inmate suicides

July 24th, 2015 9:45 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

When Sandra Bland died in a small Texas jail last week, she became just the latest name on a long list of inmates whose deaths were determined to be suicides.

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Obama voices support for gay rights as Africa trip nears

Obama voices support for gay rights as Africa trip nears

July 24th, 2015 1:28 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

His father was Kenyan and the trip amounts to a homecoming of sorts for Obama, who is expected to spend time with family.

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The Latest: Authorities probe whether gun was legally bought

The Latest: Authorities probe whether gun was legally bought

July 24th, 2015 1:20 pm by The Associated Press

Authorities say the gunman in the movie theater slayings was armed with a semi-automatic .40-caliber handgun and had one additional magazine.

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Appeals court yanks 1 of 2 felony indictments against ex-Texas Gov. Rick Perry

Appeals court yanks 1 of 2 felony indictments against ex-Texas Gov. Rick Perry

July 24th, 2015 12:04 pm by Associated Press

He's still charged with abuse of official power.

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WWE cuts ties with Hulk Hogan amid report that he used slurs

WWE cuts ties with Hulk Hogan amid report that he used slurs

July 24th, 2015 11:38 am by Associated Press

The company deleted most references to Hogan on its website and issued a statement Friday saying it had terminated its contract with one of the biggest stars in the history of professional wrestling.

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Movie theater killer's escape plan thwarted by quick police action

Movie theater killer's escape plan thwarted by quick police action

July 24th, 2015 10:11 am by MELINDA DESLATTE and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press

The gunman, identified as 59-year-old John Russel Houser, fired at least 13 times from a handgun, police said. He had parked his car by the theater's exit door and initially tried to escape by blending into the fleeing crowd.

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Carter County mayor voices opposition to new EPA rules

Carter County mayor voices opposition to new EPA rules

July 24th, 2015 9:43 am by John Thompson

Carter County Mayor Leon Humphrey has joined with the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and the Tennessee Manufacturers Association in opposing a proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to make the guidelines on ground-level ozone levels more str

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Crowe is unsure what to do if no clerks willing to serve gay couples

Crowe is unsure what to do if no clerks willing to serve gay couples

July 24th, 2015 9:35 am by Becky Campbell

Tennessee Sen. Rusty Crowe said the state needs a solution for public employees who don't want to serve gay married couples based on their religious beliefs, and his suggestion is to allow those workers to pass off the interaction to a coworker.

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Q&A: A look at the death of Sandra Bland in Texas jail

Q&A: A look at the death of Sandra Bland in Texas jail

July 23rd, 2015 10:09 pm by JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press

The release of information from the autopsy of a Chicago-area woman who died in a Texas jail has provided some answers in the case, with authorities saying she had no injuries that were consistent with a homicide.

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