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Chattanooga shooter was possibly troubled; motive a mystery

Chattanooga shooter was possibly troubled; motive a mystery

July 21st, 2015 3:00 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press; MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press; ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

They still aren't sure why he did it, or whether anyone else was involved. They have described their search through the remnants of his life as a domestic terrorism investigation

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DA: It's too early to know how woman died in Texas jail cell

DA: It's too early to know how woman died in Texas jail cell

July 21st, 2015 2:00 pm by Associated Press

The prosecutor in a Texas county where authorities say a black woman hanged herself in a jail cell said it is too soon to determine exactly how she died and that the case is being examined as thoroughly "as it would be in a murder investigation."

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Six colleges with controversial building names

Six colleges with controversial building names

July 21st, 2015 1:00 pm by By Ali Elkin, Bloomberg News (TNS)

As Confederate flags, statues and monuments are reconsidered nationally in the wake of last month's mass shooting in Charleston, S.C., colleges and universities are also debating how to address campus buildings with controversial names

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Witness: Man 'hogtied' by Mississippi police before death

Witness: Man 'hogtied' by Mississippi police before death

July 21st, 2015 1:00 pm by Associated Press

Multiple news outlets report that 30-year-old Memphis chemical engineer Troy Goode died in a hospital Saturday night, two hours after being detained by the Southaven Police Department.

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California interstate collapse reverberates to 2 states

California interstate collapse reverberates to 2 states

July 21st, 2015 12:00 pm by BRIAN SKOLOFF, Associated Press; JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press

Loren Primmer will have to take the scenic route for a while. But even Joshua Tree National Park's beauty won't make up for a commute that's suddenly expanding from one to three hours with the collapse of a California freeway bridge.

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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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