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Texas hospital told to take pregnant woman off life support

Texas hospital told to take pregnant woman off life support

January 25th, 2014 10:38 am by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

For two months, Erick Munoz has sat inside a North Texas hospital room next to his pregnant, brain-dead wife. Now a judge has ruled that the hospital must follow Munoz's wishes and disconnect Marlise Munoz from life support.

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Westminster change gives stage to mixed-breed dogs

Westminster change gives stage to mixed-breed dogs

January 25th, 2014 10:21 am by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

When the Westminster Dog Show added an event open to mixed breeds, owners cheered that everydogs were finally having their day. They see the new agility competition as a singular chance to showcase what unpedigreed dogs can do.

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Officals: Autopsy shows Washington County inmate died from 'excited delirium' resulting from drug use

Officals: Autopsy shows Washington County inmate died from 'excited delirium' resulting from drug use

January 24th, 2014 4:10 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal and District Attorney General Tony Clark announced today that autopsy results showed that Stewart Peppers, an inmate who died in Wash. Co. jail, died from "excited delirium" resulting from drug use.

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Kingsport official charged with DUI in Bristol

Kingsport official charged with DUI in Bristol

January 24th, 2014 3:16 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Kingsport's director of Community and Government Relations was arrested early Friday for allegedly driving under the influence. A report at the Bristol, Tenn., Police Department states Tim Whaley was pulled over on the Volunteer Parkway.

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Former Va. Gov. McDonnell, wife plead not guilty

Former Va. Gov. McDonnell, wife plead not guilty

January 24th, 2014 3:03 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press; LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges that they traded their influence for tens of thousands of dollars in gifts and loans, and both will be allowed to remain free until their trial.

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Holder says no bank ‘too big to indict,’ more financial cases coming

Holder says no bank ‘too big to indict,’ more financial cases coming

January 24th, 2014 2:57 pm by By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said Friday that no bank is “too big to indict” and that the Justice Department has more cases coming involving “significant financial institutions” as it continues to investigate Wall Street misconduct.

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Trial of former Scott special ed teacher accused of abusing student pushed to May

Trial of former Scott special ed teacher accused of abusing student pushed to May

January 24th, 2014 1:31 pm by Wes Bunch

Lambert's trial had been scheduled to begin Tuesday morning, but a continuance was granted by 30th Circuit Court Judge John Kilgore after a prosecution witness could not attend due to illness.

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Former Alexander aide facing child porn charges found dead

Former Alexander aide facing child porn charges found dead

January 24th, 2014 12:30 pm by DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

A former aide to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander was found dead in Maryland, just weeks after the former staffer's arrest on child pornography charges, sheriff's officials said Friday.

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3-D printed arms are helping young war amputees in Sudan

3-D printed arms are helping young war amputees in Sudan

January 24th, 2014 12:10 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

This amazing video shows how 3-D printed arms are helping young war amputees in Sudan. Even though the violence is ever increasing, one man has helped make a difference for young people in a war torn country.

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Study: New Madrid fault zone alive and active

Study: New Madrid fault zone alive and active

January 24th, 2014 8:17 am by ALICIA CHANG, AP Science Writer

The New Madrid fault zone — stretching 150 miles through parts of Tennessee, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi and Missouri — could spawn future large earthquakes, scientists reported Thursday.

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