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Military base shootings shake sense of security

Military base shootings shake sense of security

September 18th, 2013 9:57 pm by Associated Press

“It is earth-shattering. When military bases are no longer safe, where is safe if that even doesn’t exist anymore?” said Col. Kathy Platoni, a reservist who keeps a gun under her desk after witnessing the shooting at Fort Hood in Texas in 2009.

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Google funds new company to tackle aging

Google funds new company to tackle aging

September 18th, 2013 5:34 pm by Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is looking for the Fountain of Youth in its latest expansion beyond Internet search. The ambitious quest to reverse the aging process and extend human life will be pursued by a new company called Calico.

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Roe introduces alternative to Affordable Care Act

Roe introduces alternative to Affordable Care Act

September 18th, 2013 2:53 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe advocated his newly-introduced Republican legislative alternative to ObamaCare, also known as the Affordable Care Act, on Wednesday.

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Police: Ga. teen abducted from home found alive

Police: Ga. teen abducted from home found alive

September 18th, 2013 1:14 pm by KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

A 14-year-old Georgia girl abducted in a home invasion robbery was found alive on Wednesday after a massive search by multiple law enforcement agencies.

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Police: 14-year-old abducted in Ga. home invasion

Police: 14-year-old abducted in Ga. home invasion

September 18th, 2013 12:13 pm by Associated Press

In an apparently random home invasion, robbers broke in, demanded money and jewelry and when they were told there was none, abducted a 14-year-old girl and killed the family dog, authorities in the Atlanta area said.

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Northeast State, WGU announce articulation agreement

Northeast State, WGU announce articulation agreement

September 18th, 2013 11:24 am by Rick Wagner

Northeast State Community College graduates, faculty and staff will be able to transfer credits from Northeast to WGU Tennessee seamlessly.

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Tenn. judge: Parents can name their baby 'Messiah'

Tenn. judge: Parents can name their baby 'Messiah'

September 18th, 2013 11:18 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A Tennessee judge has ruled in favor of parents who want their 8-month-old baby to be named "Messiah."

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Syria gives Russia chemical weapons evidence

Syria gives Russia chemical weapons evidence

September 18th, 2013 9:01 am by JIM HEINTZ, Associated Press

Syria has turned over materials to Russia which aim to show that a chemical weapons attack last month was carried out by the rebels, a top Russian diplomat visiting Damascus says.

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Gunman's path to DC emerges, but questions remain

Gunman's path to DC emerges, but questions remain

September 18th, 2013 9:00 am by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

On Aug. 7, police alerted officials at the Newport Naval Station about the naval defense contractor's call. But officers didn't hear from him again.

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‘If it goes, we’re all going to go’: Men who rescued crash victims say they don’t consider themselves heroes

‘If it goes, we’re all going to go’: Men who rescued crash victims say they don’t consider themselves heroes

September 18th, 2013 8:43 am by Nick Shepherd

Flames were shooting in the air and pieces of both cars were spread across the dark pavement. Night had fallen and the only light was coming from the flames. A trail of gasoline ran under the Expedition and shot flames out of the back of the car.

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