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Experts: Autopsy shows Ferguson cop shot Michael Brown at close range

Experts: Autopsy shows Ferguson cop shot Michael Brown at close range

October 22nd, 2014 11:55 am by Staff Report

St. Louis County medical examiner Dr. Michael told the Post-Dispatch that the autopsy report "does support that there was a significant altercation at the car."

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'See Rock City' barns fading from sight

'See Rock City' barns fading from sight

October 22nd, 2014 10:50 am by Kelly Kazek, Associated Press, Al.com

There are only about 100 "See Rock City" advertisements left on barns in the Southeast.

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Update: Police say soldier, gunman dead in Canadian shootings

Update: Police say soldier, gunman dead in Canadian shootings

October 22nd, 2014 10:26 am by Associated Press

Authorities believe there were three gunmen involved in three shootings Wednesday morning, all within less than a mile from each other in downtown Ottawa.

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FBI says Denver girls may have tried to join Islamic State militants

FBI says Denver girls may have tried to join Islamic State militants

October 22nd, 2014 7:25 am by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday.

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McDonald's promises changes: 1 of 10 Things to Know for Today

McDonald's promises changes: 1 of 10 Things to Know for Today

October 22nd, 2014 7:16 am by Staff Report

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

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City hires firm to lobby state legislature

City hires firm to lobby state legislature

October 21st, 2014 10:26 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City administrators, commissioners and staff hope to benefit from a Nashville lobbying firm hired to monitor the General Assembly and act as an advocate for legislation beneficial to the city.

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Advocates continue call for Medicaid expansion in Tennessee

Advocates continue call for Medicaid expansion in Tennessee

October 21st, 2014 4:45 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Members of the state chapter of the NAACP and other health care advocates held a mock funeral across from the state Capitol on Tuesday to characterize lives they say will be lost if Medicaid is not expanded in Tennessee.

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Eastern Kentucky hospital: No Ebola patient here

Eastern Kentucky hospital: No Ebola patient here

October 21st, 2014 2:49 pm by Staff Report

An eastern Kentucky hospital staff has responded to rumors that it is treating a patient for the Ebola virus, issuing a statement saying the rumor is false.

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One American released from North Korea, two remain

One American released from North Korea, two remain

October 21st, 2014 2:31 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub.

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Should children be banned from working on tobacco farms?

Should children be banned from working on tobacco farms?

October 21st, 2014 1:05 pm by FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press

Public health advocates and lawmakers are trying anew to get kids off tobacco farms.

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