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Despite the grousing, voters rarely fire lawmakers

Despite the grousing, voters rarely fire lawmakers

June 29th, 2014 5:46 pm by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Congress is wildly unpopular. In fact, two-thirds of Americans want their own House member booted. So incumbents are sweating out this year's election, right? Nope. Mostly they're not.

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Border Patrol has lots of agents — in wrong places

Border Patrol has lots of agents — in wrong places

June 29th, 2014 5:35 pm by ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press

On an average day, hundreds of migrants are questioned on camera by agents in San Diego and other stations on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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A man, a plan, a log, a chainsaw: bear sculptures

A man, a plan, a log, a chainsaw: bear sculptures

June 29th, 2014 4:00 pm by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

At his home just south of New York's Adirondack Mountains, Tyoe carves soaring eagles, grizzled mountain men and wolves from white pine. But he mostly carves bears, his specialty.

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Al-Qaida breakaway formally declares Islamic state

Al-Qaida breakaway formally declares Islamic state

June 29th, 2014 3:45 pm by RYAN LUCAS, Associated Press

The al-Qaida breakaway group that has seized much of northern Syria and huge tracks of neighboring Iraq formally declared the creation of an Islamic state — the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant — on Sunday in the territory under its control.

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Mars 'flying saucer' splashes down after NASA test

Mars 'flying saucer' splashes down after NASA test

June 29th, 2014 3:30 pm by CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press

NASA on Saturday tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft — and one day even astronauts — safely down to Mars. The $150 million experiment was the first of three involving the Low Density Supersonic Decelerator vehicle.

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Attempts to get sister jailed prompts woman's own arrest

Attempts to get sister jailed prompts woman's own arrest

June 29th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect called 911 multiple times on her sister, claiming the woman has a no contact order with her own children, but is in their presence.

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Women face gender-specific challenges in fighting addiction and alcoholism

Women face gender-specific challenges in fighting addiction and alcoholism

June 29th, 2014 12:00 pm by By Howard Cohen, The Miami Herald (MCT)

The National Institute for Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse estimates that about 5.5 million women drink alcohol at levels that place their health at risk.

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'She picked drugs over me,' new high school principal, "Gentleman Farms" and more stories you may have missed

'She picked drugs over me,' new high school principal, "Gentleman Farms" and more stories you may have missed

June 29th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Feds order full review of Coalfields Expressway

Feds order full review of Coalfields Expressway

June 28th, 2014 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Federal Highway Administration is requiring the Virginia Department of Transportation to conduct a full environmental impact study for a 26-mile section of the Coalfields Expressway.

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Photos: The Pinnacle Bass Pro Shops sneak peek

Photos: The Pinnacle Bass Pro Shops sneak peek

June 28th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Development of the 104,000 square-foot anchor tenant of The Pinnacle — a 400-acre mixed use site — is heading toward the homestretch at the intersection of Interstate 81 and Highway 11W.

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