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California city is latest immigration flashpoint

California city is latest immigration flashpoint

July 4th, 2014 7:33 pm by Associated Press

"This is a way of making our voices heard," said Steve Prime, a resident of nearby Lake Elsinore. "The government's main job is to secure our borders and protect us — and they're doing neither."

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How strong is that drink? Calculator helps figure

How strong is that drink? Calculator helps figure

July 4th, 2014 2:00 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

The National Institutes of Health is trying to spread the word: Take a look at its online alcohol calculator to see how much you're really drinking with those summer cocktails.

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North Carolina coast weathers Hurricane Arthur

North Carolina coast weathers Hurricane Arthur

July 4th, 2014 1:50 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

Proving far less damaging than feared, Hurricane Arthur left tens of thousands of people without power Friday in a swipe at North Carolina's Outer Banks, then brought lousy Fourth of July beach weather to the Northeast as it veered out to sea.

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Man dead in early morning stabbing at Kingsport apartment

Man dead in early morning stabbing at Kingsport apartment

July 4th, 2014 12:41 pm by J. H. Osborne

Police say they found Stephen P. Chastain dead from stab wounds inflicted by his older brother, David L. Chastain.

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Fun Fest seeks volunteers to serve as Trash Busters

Fun Fest seeks volunteers to serve as Trash Busters

July 4th, 2014 12:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

It's nearly Fun Fest time in the Model City. And among other things, that means a lot of extra trash. But Fun Fest participants have a strong tradition of keeping things clean

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Young, active war wounded pushing medical science

Young, active war wounded pushing medical science

July 4th, 2014 10:00 am by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press

With survival rates reaching historic highs during the two wars, the Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery.

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Mount Carmel finalizes end of 'retail sales only' zoning on Main Street

Mount Carmel finalizes end of 'retail sales only' zoning on Main Street

July 4th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

During a special called meeting last week the Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave its final approval to an ordinance that does away with the 2009 B-2 "retail only" zoning on most of Main Street.

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At least two killed when unfinished overpass in World Cup plan falls

At least two killed when unfinished overpass in World Cup plan falls

July 3rd, 2014 11:50 pm by VICTOR R. CAIVANO and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON, Associated Press

An overpass under construction collapsed Thursday in this World Cup host city, killing at least two people and trapping a commuter bus, two construction trucks and a car in an embarrassment for a country that has been basking in praise.

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Scientific journal: Facebook may not have obtained 'informed consent' for study

Scientific journal: Facebook may not have obtained 'informed consent' for study

July 3rd, 2014 11:20 pm by Brandon Bailey, San Jose Mercury News (MCT)

Facebook Inc. confronted more criticism Thursday when the editor of a scientific journal issued a statement suggesting the company failed to obtain "informed consent" for a controversial study of users' emotions.

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BOE gets good news on BEP numbers, not-so-good news about Sevier Middle roof

BOE gets good news on BEP numbers, not-so-good news about Sevier Middle roof

July 3rd, 2014 10:45 pm by Rick Wagner

Superintendent Lyle Ailshie told the board that the "July final" BEP, or Basic Education Program, numbers from Tennessee came in Wednesday afternoon and were about $107,000 higher than the June estimate, which in turn was $68,000 over the May estimate.

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