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Cause of SW Va. outage probed by power company

Cause of SW Va. outage probed by power company

September 12th, 2014 11:15 am by Stephen Igo

A total of 6,750 Old Dominion Power Co. customers were without power at the start of the outage Thursday evening.

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Ohio high school shooter T.J. Lane caught after prison escape

Ohio high school shooter T.J. Lane caught after prison escape

September 12th, 2014 7:41 am by By Ryan Parker, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

T.J. Lane was convicted in the shooting rampage that killed three students and injured two others at Chardon High School east of Cleveland in February 2012.

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Survey: Congregations more accepting of gays

Survey: Congregations more accepting of gays

September 12th, 2014 7:34 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Overall acceptance of gays and lesbians in U.S. religious congregations rose significantly between 2006 and 2012, but it declined in Catholic congregations, according to new data released Thursday.

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Man accused of possessing child porn had 70 dead cats at his home, official says

Man accused of possessing child porn had 70 dead cats at his home, official says

September 12th, 2014 7:08 am by By Brett Clarkson, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

Many of the deceased felines were packaged in plastic and aluminum wrap, with their names, dates of birth and death, and messages like 'Rest in Peace' written on the packages, said Capt. Dave Walesky.

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Pistorius not guilty of murder but was negligent

Pistorius not guilty of murder but was negligent

September 11th, 2014 11:00 pm by Associated Press

During his trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes retched and sobbed. The double-amputee Olympian sobbed again on Thursday, this time in apparent relief as a judge said the evidence did not support a murder conviction for killing his girlfriend.

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Bizarre giant water-living dinosaur unveiled

Bizarre giant water-living dinosaur unveiled

September 11th, 2014 10:50 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth. Now add a crocodile snout as big as a person and feet like a duck's.

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Case worker: Dad overwhelmed before 5 kids killed

Case worker: Dad overwhelmed before 5 kids killed

September 11th, 2014 9:00 pm by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

In the social worker's last visit — two weeks before the children's disappearance — a social worker summed up Jones' life: "Dad appears to be overwhelmed as he is unable to maintain the home"

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Roe looks for well-defined plan to authorize force

Roe looks for well-defined plan to authorize force

September 11th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"You have to see what you're authorizing...There's nothing as serious as putting your men and women in harm's way...The debate needs to be out in the open where the American people understand what we're agreeing to," he said

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Lundberg claims legalizing marijuana would be 'horrific door to open' in Tennessee

Lundberg claims legalizing marijuana would be 'horrific door to open' in Tennessee

September 11th, 2014 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Meeting with the Sullivan County Anti-Drug coalition, the Bristol Republican discussed legislation regarding drugs from the past session and what bills, if any, might come up in the new legislative session starting in January.

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Senate speaker lauds 3 Republican AG candidates

Senate speaker lauds 3 Republican AG candidates

September 11th, 2014 6:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey on Thursday voiced support for Republican state attorney general candidates, while refusing to divulge how much he spent on trying to oust members of the Supreme Court who will decide the next AG.

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