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Kaine, Griffith turn out for RAM event

Kaine, Griffith turn out for RAM event

July 20th, 2013 8:30 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Salem, took turns being volunteers at the 14th annual Remote Area Medical (RAM) Health Expedition in Wise County on Saturday.

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UPDATED PHOTO GALLERY: Mission builds  new house in Hawkins for displaced  World War II veteran

UPDATED PHOTO GALLERY: Mission builds new house in Hawkins for displaced World War II veteran - VIDEO

July 20th, 2013 6:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rev. George Dean, 90, who received a newly built home last week, was awarded the Bronze Star during World War II for shooting the tracks off of a Nazi tank with a bazooka in Stahnsdorf, Germany, saving his company.

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Aurora victims honored, gun groups stage protest

Aurora victims honored, gun groups stage protest

July 20th, 2013 4:10 pm by DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press

The scene was somber, even as about 100 gun rights activists held a protest nearby to oppose new firearms restrictions as infringements on Second Amendment rights. Many wore orange National Rifle Association hats and T-shirts reading, "I will not comply."

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'Justice for Trayvon' rallies set for 100 cities

'Justice for Trayvon' rallies set for 100 cities

July 20th, 2013 3:30 pm by Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) — One week after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, people began to gather for nationwide rallies to press for federal civil rights charges against the former neighborhood watch leader.

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Pioneering journalist Helen Thomas dies at 92

Pioneering journalist Helen Thomas dies at 92

July 20th, 2013 2:30 pm by CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Helen Thomas, the irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row of history to grill 10 presidents and was not shy about sharing her opinions, died Saturday. She was 92.

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Woman charged in murder-for-hire plot gets year in jail

Woman charged in murder-for-hire plot gets year in jail

July 20th, 2013 1:42 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

ERWIN — The Unicoi County woman charged nearly two years ago with attempting to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband was sentenced to spend the next year in jail at a Friday hearing in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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No signs Washington to come to Detroit's rescue

No signs Washington to come to Detroit's rescue

July 20th, 2013 1:29 pm by TOM RAUM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — During the bleakest days of the Great Recession, Congress agreed in bipartisan votes to bail out two of Detroit's biggest businesses, General Motors and Chrysler.

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Few plans, great location for new Tenn state park

Few plans, great location for new Tenn state park

July 20th, 2013 1:19 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is getting its 55th state park.

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A year after movie shooting, Colo. seeks healing

A year after movie shooting, Colo. seeks healing

July 20th, 2013 12:55 pm by DAN ELLIOTT and THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Coloradans embraced ways to heal as they marked the anniversary of the Aurora movie theater massacre with a city-sponsored "Day of Remembrance."

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The week in crime

The week in crime

July 20th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff reports

A collection of the top crime stories from the past week.

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