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CPR required after pitch thumps 9-year-old Little Leaguer in the chest

CPR required after pitch thumps 9-year-old Little Leaguer in the chest

April 20th, 2015 10:42 am by Marci Gore, NET News Service

What started out as any other at bat turned into a nightmare for Gabe Johnson and his family.

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Replicas of first Elvis recording re-released on vinyl by Jack White

Replicas of first Elvis recording re-released on vinyl by Jack White

April 19th, 2015 10:28 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The 10-inch, 78-rpm facsimile of the 1953 recording was digitally transferred from the original acetate onto new vinyl discs with no cleanup - pops, crackles and all.

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Leaked email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

Leaked email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

April 19th, 2015 10:16 am by Associated Press

PBS and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, host of the show that traces the ancestry of well-known guests, said in separate statements that they didn't censor the slave-owner details.

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Prosecutors argue controversial law helps drug-addicted moms

Prosecutors argue controversial law helps drug-addicted moms

April 18th, 2015 11:51 am by Dave Boucher and Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

No one wants a new mother to go to jail. But no one wants a woman to abuse drugs while she's pregnant, either.

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Tennessee lawmaker arrested on drunken driving charge

Tennessee lawmaker arrested on drunken driving charge

April 17th, 2015 9:46 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A freshman state lawmaker from Nashville was charged with drunken driving and violation of the implied consent law after a traffic stop early Friday morning.

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Car bomb explodes outside US Consulate in northern Iraq

Car bomb explodes outside US Consulate in northern Iraq

April 17th, 2015 11:45 am by BRAM JANSSEN, Associated Press

A car bomb exploded outside the U.S. Consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomy zone.

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Update: Senate votes to send Bible bill back to committee, killing for year

Update: Senate votes to send Bible bill back to committee, killing for year

April 16th, 2015 2:48 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The bill has divided Republicans in conservative Tennessee. Some say the Bible is far too sacred to be deemed an "official state book." Conversely, others believe it's an integral part of the state's history.

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Holy bat disease, Batman! Cave surveys find sharp declines in 3 species in Tennessee

Holy bat disease, Batman! Cave surveys find sharp declines in 3 species in Tennessee

April 16th, 2015 11:48 am by Associated Press

Surveyors found fewer little brown bats, northern long-eared bats and tricolored bats due to the fungal disease white-nose syndrome.

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Homeland chief: Gyrocopter came in 'under the radar' when landed at US Capitol

Homeland chief: Gyrocopter came in 'under the radar' when landed at US Capitol

April 16th, 2015 11:21 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

"What's a gyrocopter?"

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TBI investigating Middle Tennessee sheriff for e-cigarette sales in jail

TBI investigating Middle Tennessee sheriff for e-cigarette sales in jail

April 16th, 2015 11:14 am by Associated Press

JailCigs is owned by Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold's aunt and uncle. Records show the couple owns another company called JailSnacks, which sells snacks to inmates.

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