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Search continues for Tennessee woman missing on Appalachian Trail

Search continues for Tennessee woman missing on Appalachian Trail

July 27th, 2013 9:53 pm by Associated Press

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — About 130 people, some with dogs, horses, ATVs and aircraft, searched Saturday for a Tennessee woman who disappeared while hiking the Appalachian Trail in Maine.

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Chattanooga making preparations for presidential visit

Chattanooga making preparations for presidential visit

July 27th, 2013 7:28 pm by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — “It’s a big deal for Chattanooga. ... We don’t get visits. Some cities he goes to a lot, and we just don’t get them,” said Donna Job, resident agent in charge at the U.S. Secret Service office in Chattanooga.

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Bride-to-be, best man missing after NY boat crash

Bride-to-be, best man missing after NY boat crash

July 27th, 2013 3:00 pm by Associated Press

PIERMONT, N.Y. (AP) — A bride-to-be and her fiance's best man were missing Saturday after a speedboat carrying six friends crashed into a construction barge near New York's Tappan Zee Bridge. Four others, including the groom-to-be, were hurt.

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World record attempt for longest scuba dive begins

World record attempt for longest scuba dive begins

July 27th, 2013 1:06 pm by Nick Shepherd

Update — 9:20 p.m., July 28: "He’s doing great. He’s eaten, he’s stayed warm, and he slept about three hours last night,” Jim Bean, co-captain of Hall’s dive team, said in a team statement Sunday night.

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Detroit bankruptcy another setback for unions

Detroit bankruptcy another setback for unions

July 27th, 2013 1:04 pm by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Detroit's historic bankruptcy filing is a major setback for public employee unions that have spent years trying to ward off cuts to the pensions of millions of government workers around the country.

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MIAs and troops abroad remain Korean War legacies

MIAs and troops abroad remain Korean War legacies

July 27th, 2013 12:55 pm by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — A truce stopped the fighting in Korea that once threatened to spread into a world war whose outcome might have been decided by nuclear weapons. Sixty years later, the costs of the Korean War continue to mount even amid relative peace.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

July 27th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of July 19-26.

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Sewage dumping disappoints activist

Sewage dumping disappoints activist

July 27th, 2013 9:35 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Two employees from Roto-Rooter, 311 W. Fairview Ave., were cited for criminal littering Tuesday after a Wheeler Street resident called police to report the men were emptying a sewage collection truck onto the ground.

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Millions rally in Egypt, responding to army call

Millions rally in Egypt, responding to army call

July 26th, 2013 10:54 pm by Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — Called out by the army, the largest crowds in 2 1/2 years of upheaval filled Egypt’s streets Friday, while ousted President Mohammed Morsi was formally placed under investigation on a host of allegations including murder.

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Turkish officials clear bird of spying for Israel

Turkish officials clear bird of spying for Israel

July 26th, 2013 10:45 pm by Associated Press

ISTANBUL (AP) — Villagers in a rural town in central Turkey found the kestrel this week and delivered it to local authorities after discovering a leg band marked “24311 Tel Avivunia Israel.”

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