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To the beach! AAA sees most holiday travelers in 10 years

To the beach! AAA sees most holiday travelers in 10 years

May 8th, 2015 10:27 am by Associated Press

Nearly nine of 10 travelers, or 33 million, will drive to their destination, making for crowded highways.

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Tenn. puts brakes on release of lawmakers health benefit cost

Tenn. puts brakes on release of lawmakers health benefit cost

May 8th, 2015 10:05 am by Associated Press

Eighty-eight of 99 House members and 28 of the 33 senators are on the state employee health plan. Lawmakers qualify for the state health plan even though they are not considered full-time state employees and taxpayers cover up to 80 percent of their premi

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Decades later, Vietnam veterans finally welcomed home

Decades later, Vietnam veterans finally welcomed home

May 8th, 2015 10:02 am by By Bill Hanna, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TNS)

Bill Ray, as commander of American Legion Post 624 in Mansfield, Texas, is part of an organizing committee for the "Welcome Home 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Vietnam War" at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth.

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Obama hits a milestone: S. Dakota visit makes it 50 states

Obama hits a milestone: S. Dakota visit makes it 50 states

May 8th, 2015 10:01 am by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

outh Dakota is losing a special distinction. Until Friday it was the only state still awaiting a visit from President Barack Obama.

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Denver dog missing for 4 years back home from Illinois

Denver dog missing for 4 years back home from Illinois

May 8th, 2015 10:00 am by STEVEN K. PAULSON, Associated Press

Kelly Booker's 9-year-old Shih Tzu, Lilly, was found last month wandering the streets nearly a thousand miles away in Elgin, Illinois, suffering from a severe infection and exposure. Her nails grew long, and people who found her said she was in bad shape.

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Video shows white officer kicking black man in face

Video shows white officer kicking black man in face

May 8th, 2015 9:58 am by RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press

Recorded by another officer's dashboard camera, the video shows Dover Cpl. Thomas Webster IV kicking Lateef Dickerson after Dickerson gets down on his hands and knees in response to commands to get on the ground.

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Justice Department to launch full-scale investigation of Baltimore police, sources say

Justice Department to launch full-scale investigation of Baltimore police, sources say

May 8th, 2015 9:52 am by By John Fritze, Mark Puente, Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun (TNS)

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to launch a full-scale civil rights investigation into use of force by Baltimore police officers, according to sources with knowledge of the matter.

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Fluffapalooza to benefit KPD K-9

Fluffapalooza to benefit KPD K-9

May 8th, 2015 9:43 am by Rain Smith

"The bond between the K-9 and human officer is incredible," Dr. Jody Thomas, owner/ operator of Companion Animal Hospital, previously told the Times-News. "They put themselves out there every day and we wanted to recognize them."

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'That should make their night': BOE approves budget with no added city funding request

'That should make their night': BOE approves budget with no added city funding request

May 8th, 2015 9:42 am by Rick Wagner

"This is one of the toughest budgets I've ever worked on," Superintendent Lyle Ailshie said during the Board of Education meeting. Ailshie said in three years, the system has grown by more than 300 students without any added support staff or administrator

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Hawkins school nutrition director suspended over 4-6 year old  pork

Hawkins school nutrition director suspended over 4-6 year old pork - VIDEO

May 7th, 2015 11:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

Director of schools Steve Starnes said school nutrition director Mandy Kenner made "mistakes" and an "error in judgment."

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