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Stealthy jet ensures other war-fighting aircraft survive

Stealthy jet ensures other war-fighting aircraft survive

July 21st, 2015 11:00 am by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Screaming through the air along southern Virginia's coast, the Air Force's F-22 Raptor routinely puts on a dazzling show of loops, dives and combat maneuvers designed to bedevil and defeat opponents before they ever know it's there.

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Report: More Tennessee children living in poverty

Report: More Tennessee children living in poverty

July 21st, 2015 8:19 am by Associated Press

A new report says more than one-fourth of Tennessee children are living in poverty, up from a few years ago when the country was in a recession.

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Cloud-brightening experiment tests tool to slow climate change

Cloud-brightening experiment tests tool to slow climate change

July 21st, 2015 8:17 am by By Lisa M. Krieger, San Jose Mercury News (TNS)

A team of elder Silicon Valley scientists is building an audacious device that might solve one of humanity's most profound dilemmas - a "cloud whitener" designed to cool a warming planet.

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State denies request to block view of Forrest statue

State denies request to block view of Forrest statue

July 20th, 2015 6:00 pm by Associated Press

The state of Tennessee will not plant trees and shrubs to hide a statue of Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan member Nathan Bedford Forrest.

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Families face tough decisions as cost of elder care soars

Families face tough decisions as cost of elder care soars

July 20th, 2015 5:00 pm by MATTHEW CRAFT, AP Business Writer

Doris Ranzman had followed the expert advice, planning ahead in case she wound up unable to care for herself one day. But when a nursing-home bill tops $14,000 a month, the best-laid plans get tossed aside.

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'Say 2016!' Sisters snag selfies with presidential hopefuls

'Say 2016!' Sisters snag selfies with presidential hopefuls

July 20th, 2015 3:00 pm by HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press

It all started on July 2, when 15-year-old Emma decided she wanted to snap a photo of herself with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. They caught up with him Nashua, where Christie stopped at an ice cream stand.

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Family spokesman: Depression may have led to Tenn. killings

Family spokesman: Depression may have led to Tenn. killings

July 20th, 2015 2:00 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press; MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

A Kuwait-born man who shot and killed five service members in Tennessee was first treated by a child psychiatrist for depression when he was 12 or 13 years old, a family representative said.

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AP Poll: Americans divided after court backs gay marriage

AP Poll: Americans divided after court backs gay marriage

July 20th, 2015 1:00 pm by DAVID CRARY, Associated Press; EMILY SWANSON, Associated Press

The Supreme Court's ruling last month legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide has left Americans sharply divided, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll that suggests support for gay unions may be down slightly from earlier this year.

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Lee County social worker arrested for trafficking meth

Lee County social worker arrested for trafficking meth

July 20th, 2015 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

While the officer measured the tint, Marlow reportedly handed more than an ounce of crystal meth to Szemak. Szemak is then alleged to have put the meth down her pants where it was later found by police.

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Timeline of key dates in US relations with Cuba

Timeline of key dates in US relations with Cuba

July 20th, 2015 12:00 pm by Associated Press

Fidel Castro's rebels take power as dictator Fulgencio Batista flees Cuba on Jan 1, 1959. The United States soon recognizes the new government.

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