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Charlotte mayor resigns amidst bribery charges

Charlotte mayor resigns amidst bribery charges

March 27th, 2014 7:31 am by MITCH WEISS and TOM FOREMAN JR., Associated Press

FBI agents posing as commercial real estate developers allegedly paid Cannon on five separate occasions, with Cannon accepting cash in exchange for access to city officials responsible for planning, zoning and permitting.

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Officials lower number of unaccounted in mudslide to 90

Officials lower number of unaccounted in mudslide to 90

March 27th, 2014 7:26 am by By Angel Gonzalez and Mike Lindblom, The Seattle Times (MCT)

Even as Snohomish County officials adjusted downward the number of people missing after the deadly mudslide near Oso, Wash., the natural disaster will likely prove to be one of the worst in state history.

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Report: Global executions up 15 percent in 2013

Report: Global executions up 15 percent in 2013

March 26th, 2014 9:18 pm by Associated Press

The Amnesty International report released Wednesday comes shortly after a stunning decision this week by an Egyptian court to sentence to death 529 alleged supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood after a two-session trial.

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Newfound pink world lurks at solar system's fringes

Newfound pink world lurks at solar system's fringes

March 26th, 2014 5:56 pm by Associated Press

Peering into the far reaches of the solar system, astronomers have spied a pink frozen world 7 billion miles from the sun. It's the second such object to be discovered in a region of space beyond Pluto long considered a celestial wasteland.

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Video: Hawkins Mayor addresses 'incompetence' claim by challenger

Video: Hawkins Mayor addresses 'incompetence' claim by challenger

March 26th, 2014 5:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

The elephant in the room during Tuesday's Hawkins County GOP candidate forum was a flier distributed by county mayor candidate Dennis Deal slamming incumbent Melville Bailey's record over the past three and a half years.

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Watered-down meth bill advancing in House

Watered-down meth bill advancing in House

March 26th, 2014 3:16 pm by Associated Press

Several members of the committee said they worry about enacting legislation that could hurt the ability of law-abiding citizens to obtain the medications they need without going through a doctor.

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High court bolsters domestic violence gun ban law

High court bolsters domestic violence gun ban law

March 26th, 2014 2:21 pm by Associated Press

The Supreme Court says a federal law barring people convicted of minor domestic violence offenses from possessing guns can be enforced even in states where no proof of physical force is required to support the domestic violence charge.

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J. Fred Johnson Stadium makeover set for completion by football season

J. Fred Johnson Stadium makeover set for completion by football season

March 26th, 2014 12:39 pm by Nick Shepherd

The stadium project calls for the addition of 1,500 seats to the grandstand, a new two-story press box, new restrooms and areas for concessions, improved handicapped accessibility, wider aisles with handrails, an elevator and covered concourses.

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As homes plug in to Internet, hackers plug into homes

As homes plug in to Internet, hackers plug into homes

March 26th, 2014 11:21 am by By Chris O'Brien, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

For decades, hackers have used the Internet to break into network routers, personal computers and advanced industrial devices. But now, hackers are having a field day with a new generation of often-mundane household devices connected to the Internet.

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Spring snow contributes to 15-car pileup in Wise

Spring snow contributes to 15-car pileup in Wise

March 26th, 2014 11:05 am by Stephen Igo

The multiple vehicle incident occurred on U.S. Route 23 near the Town of Wise at approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday, as motorists drove from areas of no snow at all, or mere lightly drifting flurries, straight into whiteout conditions.

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