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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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Museum at Nixon's presidential library gets makeover

Museum at Nixon's presidential library gets makeover

July 20th, 2015 11:00 am by Associated Press

A museum dedicated to Richard Nixon's presidency is getting a makeover that will include interactive exhibits appealing to younger, tech-savvy visitors, officials said Monday.

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A year in, no windfall yet from legal marijuana in Washington state

A year in, no windfall yet from legal marijuana in Washington state

July 20th, 2015 10:34 am by By Bob Young, The Seattle Times (TNS)

The tax windfall predicted by some for legal marijuana hasn't materialized in the first year of sales. Nor have horrors imagined by opponents. But some data warrants a closer look as Washington charts a course for legalization in other states.

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Coroner: Pregnant woman, 2 children killed in Ohio flooding

Coroner: Pregnant woman, 2 children killed in Ohio flooding

July 20th, 2015 9:00 am by Associated Press

A coroner in southern Ohio says a woman killed along with two of her children in weekend flooding was pregnant. Also killed when their mobile home in Ripley was swept away late Saturday were 7-year-old Gabriel Barrios and 5-year-old Rosa Barrios.

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Chattanooga shattered: A single gunshot, silence, and terror

Chattanooga shattered: A single gunshot, silence, and terror

July 20th, 2015 7:30 am by CLAIRE GALOFARO, Associated Press; LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press; RUSS BYNUM, Associated Pre

On this ordinary Thursday, some thought a car had backfired, or maybe a tire had blown. Sgt. 1st Class Robert Dodge looked up from his computer in an Army recruiting office in a strip mall, more curious than alarmed.

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Police arrest father of girl found dead with four others

Police arrest father of girl found dead with four others

July 19th, 2015 7:32 pm by Associated Press

MODESTO, Calif. - A man was arrested Sunday in the deaths of his daughter, two other girls and two women whose bodies were found in a California home, police said.

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