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NASA scientists 'amazed' by 1st close-up photos of Pluto and its moon

NASA scientists 'amazed' by 1st close-up photos of Pluto and its moon

July 15th, 2015 4:15 pm by Associated Press

A zoom-in of Pluto reveals an icy range about as high as the Rockies. To the scientists' great surprise, there are no impact craters.

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Severe storms, tornadoes hit Middle Tennessee

Severe storms, tornadoes hit Middle Tennessee

July 15th, 2015 4:05 pm by Associated Press

An EF-1 tornado tore through parts of Putnam County near Cookeville.

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Clashes break out as Greek lawmakers debate austerity bill

Clashes break out as Greek lawmakers debate austerity bill

July 15th, 2015 4:04 pm by Elena Becatoros and Derek Gatopoulos, Associated Press

Rioters hurled gasoline bombs at police who responded with tear gas as an anti-austerity demonstration outside Greece's parliament turned violent Wednesday.

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Sex offender charged with murder of 2 sisters in 1975 case

Sex offender charged with murder of 2 sisters in 1975 case

July 15th, 2015 3:57 pm by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

in 1975, Sheila Lyon, 12, and Katharine Lyon, 10, had walked a few blocks from their house to the Wheaton Plaza Mall to shop for Easter decorations and eat lunch. They never came home.

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Obama defends Iran deal as only option to avert arms race

Obama defends Iran deal as only option to avert arms race

July 15th, 2015 3:49 pm by JULIE PACE and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

House Speaker John Boehner's spokesman said Obama had shown himself to be "hopelessly disconnected from reality."

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Chattanooga officers allegedly caught drag racing turn themselves in

Chattanooga officers allegedly caught drag racing turn themselves in

July 15th, 2015 10:13 am by Shelly Bradbury, Chattanooga Times Free Press

The two Chattanooga police officers caught on video allegedly drag racing their patrol cars have turned themselves in to the department's internal affairs division, according to police.

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Police: Man falls asleep after burglarizing Bradley County residence

Police: Man falls asleep after burglarizing Bradley County residence

July 14th, 2015 9:24 pm by Times Free Press staff

Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson said deputies didn't have to look far for a suspect when they were called to a burglary on Polk County Avenue.

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Tennessee lawmaker calls for Haslam's impeachment over same-sex marriage, 5 Supreme Court justices too

Tennessee lawmaker calls for Haslam's impeachment over same-sex marriage, 5 Supreme Court justices too

July 14th, 2015 4:10 pm by Michelle Willard, The Daily News Journal

"I think it's time to give serious consideration to impeachment hearings against Gov. Haslam and these five rogue SCOTUS justices!" - State Rep. Rick Womick, R-Murfreesboro.

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Tennessee apologizes for controversial anti-DUI campaign

Tennessee apologizes for controversial anti-DUI campaign

July 14th, 2015 4:03 pm by Natalie Neysa Alund, The Tennessean

Some say the campaign takes a sexist approach to encouraging young men not to drink and drive.

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Tennessee's new anti-DUI campaign called sexist

Tennessee's new anti-DUI campaign called sexist

July 13th, 2015 10:06 pm by Jordan Buie and Natalie Neysa Alund, The Tennessean

A new advertising campaign put out by the Governor's Highway Safety Office has stirred up controversy, as some have said the campaign takes a sexist approach to encouraging young men not to drive under the influence.

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