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Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors

Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors

June 8th, 2014 2:52 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape, a senior U.S. official said Sunday.

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Update: Bristol man killed in motorcycle crash near Butler

Update: Bristol man killed in motorcycle crash near Butler

June 8th, 2014 2:40 pm by NET News Service

A Bristol man was killed Saturday as he was riding a motorcycle on U.S. Highway 321 and crashed head on into a pickup.

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Feds probe trucking safety after Tracy Morgan crash

Feds probe trucking safety after Tracy Morgan crash

June 8th, 2014 2:30 pm by BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, Associated Press

Federal investigators on Sunday were looking into commercial trucking and other safety issues in the wake of a deadly crash that left actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and two others critically injured and another man dead.

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Unsung Heroes: Group brings new league to Bloomingdale

Unsung Heroes: Group brings new league to Bloomingdale

June 8th, 2014 2:00 pm by Collin Brooks

The spawning of a new baseball and softball league in the area has given children of the Bloomingdale community a positive outlet in their own part of town. But it hasn't been easy.

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Pope wades into Mideast peace with prayer summit

Pope wades into Mideast peace with prayer summit

June 8th, 2014 1:57 pm by NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

Pope Francis waded head-first into Mideast peace-making Sunday, welcoming the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to the Vatican for an evening of peace prayers just weeks after the last round of U.S.-sponsored negotiations collapsed.

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Two charged with animal cruelty after four dead puppies found in Clarksville home

Two charged with animal cruelty after four dead puppies found in Clarksville home

June 8th, 2014 1:47 pm by Associated Press

A woman and her estranged husband are facing animal cruelty charges after four dead puppies were found in their Clarksville home.

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Nadal beats Djokovic for ninth French Open title

Nadal beats Djokovic for ninth French Open title

June 8th, 2014 1:21 pm by CHRIS LEHOURITES, AP Sports Writer

Rafael Nadal won the French Open title for the ninth time, and the fifth time in a row, by beating Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 on Sunday in the final.

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Yuma students go for sport hoop record

June 8th, 2014 12:25 pm by David Grace

Yuma Elementary students take part in Project Fit America 3-pound weighted sport hoop contest.

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Gate City's Houseright takes gold in shot put at 2A state meet

Gate City's Houseright takes gold in shot put at 2A state meet

June 8th, 2014 12:03 pm by George Thwaites

Gate City shot putter Jordan Houseright launched the rock 38 feet, 7 3/4 inches on her first throw Saturday morning at Radford University, a mark that held up to win the VHSL 2A championship.

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Eastman power outage, ACLU questions graduation hymn, musicians mourn passing of James Alan Shelton and other stories you may have missed

Eastman power outage, ACLU questions graduation hymn, musicians mourn passing of James Alan Shelton and other stories you may have missed

June 8th, 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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