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Income gap widens as American factories shut down

Income gap widens as American factories shut down

June 15th, 2014 6:59 pm by MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press

In August 2008, factory workers David and Barbara Ludwig treated themselves to new cars — David a Dodge pickup, Barbara a sporty Mazda 3. With David making $22 an hour and Barbara $19, they could easily afford the payments.

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Boy on visit to honor deceased father, five others die in fire

Boy on visit to honor deceased father, five others die in fire

June 15th, 2014 6:49 pm by SAMANTHA HENRY, Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. — A teenager on a Father's Day visit to Newark to honor his deceased dad died, along with his mother and four others, when a fast-moving fire ripped through a three-story home early Sunday.

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Militants post photos of mass killing in Iraq

Militants post photos of mass killing in Iraq

June 15th, 2014 6:25 pm by QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA, Associated Press

BAGHDAD — The Islamic militants who overran cities and towns in Iraq last week posted graphic photos that appeared to show their gunmen massacring scores of captured Iraqi soldiers.

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Home-schooling parents rally against Common Core

Home-schooling parents rally against Common Core

June 15th, 2014 6:16 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

WASHINGTON — Home-schooling mom Jenni White gave some of the loudest cheers when Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation to repeal the Common Core education standards.

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Jimmie Johnson finally wins at Michigan

Jimmie Johnson finally wins at Michigan

June 15th, 2014 6:07 pm by NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Jimmie Johnson finally won a NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway. The six-time series champion won Sunday for the first time in 25 Cup starts at MIS.

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Casey Kasem, king of the Top 40 countdown, dies

Casey Kasem, king of the Top 40 countdown, dies

June 15th, 2014 2:18 pm by ANTHONY MCCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer

Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio host with the cheerful manner and gentle voice who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday. He was 82.

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Crash kills child, a big idea for Kingsport recreation, reaching for HOPE and more stories you may have missed

Crash kills child, a big idea for Kingsport recreation, reaching for HOPE and more stories you may have missed

June 15th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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IA Q&A offers some answers for parents, but other questions remain

IA Q&A offers some answers for parents, but other questions remain

June 15th, 2014 10:00 am by Rick Wagner

Current and prospective parents and students of Innovation Academy got a glimpse of IA's new home earlier this week. They also got answers to frequently asked questions from the Sullivan County director of schools concerning the STEM school.

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Father, son lead Army unit four decades apart

Father, son lead Army unit four decades apart

June 14th, 2014 11:03 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — Like many soldiers, Lt. Col. Patrick Harkins has a veteran father who knows firsthand the stress of wartime deployments.

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Gray nabs first career No. 1 Pro Stock qualifying position

Gray nabs first career No. 1 Pro Stock qualifying position

June 14th, 2014 9:18 pm by Dave Ongie

Pro Stock's Shane Gray needed every ounce of his track-record run in Saturday's fourth and final qualifying session to secure the No. 1 qualifying position for Sunday's Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.

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