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Report: New Jersey bar mixed food dye with rubbing alcohol and served it as scotch

Report: New Jersey bar mixed food dye with rubbing alcohol and served it as scotch

May 23rd, 2013 2:44 pm by Associated Press

State investigators say at least one bar in New Jersey was mixing food dye with rubbing alcohol and serving it as scotch.

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Suspected downburst downs trees, damages homes in Hawkins community

Suspected downburst downs trees, damages homes in Hawkins community

May 23rd, 2013 9:19 am by Jeff Bobo — Kingsport Times-News

KINGSPORT — A suspected downburst that hit Ross Campground Road in far eastern Hawkins County on Wednesday evening downed trees, pulled power lines out of residences and damaged at least three homes.

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10 things to know today at a glance

10 things to know today at a glance

May 23rd, 2013 6:55 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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Boy Scout leaders to vote on lifting gay ban

Boy Scout leaders to vote on lifting gay ban

May 22nd, 2013 9:30 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT - Associated Press

The Boy Scouts of America's leadership began a conference Wednesday that was expected to culminate in a long-anticipated vote on whether to allow openly gay Scouts.

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Weiner launches comeback bid to become NYC mayor

Weiner launches comeback bid to become NYC mayor

May 22nd, 2013 9:17 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ - Associated Press

With a YouTube video posted late Tuesday, Anthony Weiner embarked on an audacious comeback quest, hoping to go from politician whose tweeted crotch shot was emblazoned on the nation's consciousness to leader of America's biggest city.

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Brutal attack in London blamed on radical Islam

Brutal attack in London blamed on radical Islam

May 22nd, 2013 8:55 pm by CASSANDRA VINOGRAD and PAISLEY DODDS - Associated Press

Two men with butcher knives hacked another to death Wednesday near a London military barracks and one then went on video to explain the crime — shouting political statements, gesturing with bloodied hands and waving a meat cleaver. Soon after, arriving po

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Northwestern seeks to join legal fight over Knoxville teen's confession

Northwestern seeks to join legal fight over Knoxville teen's confession

May 22nd, 2013 8:36 pm by Jamie Satterfield - Knoxville News Sentinel

The Northwestern University of Law has filed what is known as a “friend of the court” brief on behalf of Carlos Campbell, 19, who confessed a role in a series of drive-by shootings in Knoxville’s inner city after two Knoxville Police Department investigat

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More than 50 hurt when Indiana school buses crash

More than 50 hurt when Indiana school buses crash

May 22nd, 2013 8:15 pm by Associated Press

Northern Indiana authorities say about 50 middle and high school students were injured and a bus driver was seriously hurt in a chain-reaction crash involving four school buses.

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Flooding forces evacuation of 1,300 in ND town

Flooding forces evacuation of 1,300 in ND town

May 22nd, 2013 8:08 pm by BLAKE NICHOLSON and DAVE KOLPACK - Associated Press

A dam that threatened to give way and flood a North Dakota town was holding back the water on Wednesday, though the 1,300 residents of Cavalier were still being told to stay away from their homes.

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Man shot to death while questioned in Boston probe

Man shot to death while questioned in Boston probe

May 22nd, 2013 8:01 pm by KYLE HIGHTOWER - Associated Press

Ibragim Todashev, a 27-year-old mixed martial arts fighter, was gunned down at his Orlando townhouse during a meeting with an FBI agent and two Massachusetts state troopers, authorities said. The agent was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not l

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