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'Under the Sea': Twin Springs High School students get a glimpse of life underwater

'Under the Sea': Twin Springs High School students get a glimpse of life underwater

December 14th, 2014 10:00 am by Marci Gore

Students from Twin Springs High School recently had the opportunity to chat, via Skype, with two biologists who have been living underwater since early October.

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Congress sends Obama $1.1 trillion spending bill

Congress sends Obama $1.1 trillion spending bill

December 13th, 2014 11:13 pm by DAVID ESPO and DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Congress cleared a $1.1 trillion spending bill for President Barack Obama's signature late Saturday night.

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D-B's Begley "White Shoes" grapples for gold

D-B's Begley "White Shoes" grapples for gold

December 13th, 2014 10:13 pm by George Thwaites

Dobyns-Bennett's Palmer Begley took an 8-4 decision over Austin Taylor of Northwest Whitfield, Ga. in the finals match to collect the 160-pound weight class title in Saturday's U.S. Air Force Indian Classic at the Buck Van Huss Dome.

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UPDATE: Oregon QB Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy

UPDATE: Oregon QB Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy

December 13th, 2014 9:07 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

NEW YORK — Marcus Mariota has won the Heisman Trophy, becoming the first Oregon player to earn college football's top individual honor.

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McAuliffe aims to provide localities and private sector with low cost financing options to implement energy conservation projects

McAuliffe aims to provide localities and private sector with low cost financing options to implement energy conservation projects

December 13th, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The governor's executive order also reallocates a portion of the bonds directly to qualifying localities for energy conservation projects.

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CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

December 13th, 2014 6:16 pm by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in Poland in 2003, a top CIA analyst asked them to show him a photograph of an alleged terrorist named Majid Khan.

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No. 21 Tar Heels fall to No. 1 Kentucky 84-70

No. 21 Tar Heels fall to No. 1 Kentucky 84-70

December 13th, 2014 6:07 pm by KEITH TAYLOR, Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. — North Carolina coach Roy Williams couldn't remember the three keys to upsetting top-ranked Kentucky after the game, so it's no wonder the Tar Heels didn't execute.

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Authorities finish investigation of UT players accused of rape

Authorities finish investigation of UT players accused of rape

December 13th, 2014 6:03 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — The investigation into rape allegations against two University of Tennessee football players is complete.

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Virginia's 9th District congressman votes against 11th hour funding legislation filled with 'candy apples and toads.'

Virginia's 9th District congressman votes against 11th hour funding legislation filled with 'candy apples and toads.'

December 13th, 2014 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Virginia 9th District Republican Congressman Morgan Griffith said a spending bill passed at the 11th-hour late Thursday was too flawed to earn his support.

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Photo Gallery: 150th anniversary of the Battle of Kingsport at Netherland Inn

December 13th, 2014 2:44 pm by Ned Jilton

The ceremony for the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Kingsport at the Netherland Inn took on a bit of a youth flair. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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