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Former rap mogul 'Suge' Knight to stay jailed in murder case

Former rap mogul 'Suge' Knight to stay jailed in murder case

February 9th, 2015 8:07 pm by ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer

Marion "Suge" Knight will remain behind bars for the next six weeks in a murder case while lawyers prepare for a hearing that prosecutors said Monday could include evidence of other crimes.

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New England feeling under the weather after record snowfall

New England feeling under the weather after record snowfall

February 9th, 2015 7:51 pm by Associated Press

BOSTON - More than 2 feet of fresh snow piled up in parts of New England on Monday, breaking records set during the Blizzard of 1978.

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Justice Thomas objects to Supreme Court's signal on gay marriage

Justice Thomas objects to Supreme Court's signal on gay marriage

February 9th, 2015 7:36 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Supreme Court is inappropriately signaling it intends to clear the way for gay marriage across the nation, Justice Clarence Thomas complained Monday.

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Memphis couple charged with chaining son in bedroom

Memphis couple charged with chaining son in bedroom

February 9th, 2015 8:37 am by Associated Press

They were arrested after their son called police last July and told them he was chained by his ankle to the wall in his bedroom at the home. Investigators say the boy was wearing clothes soaked in urine and he had multiple scars.

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States look to tax e-cigarettes

States look to tax e-cigarettes

February 9th, 2015 7:40 am by By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline.org (TNS)

With an eye on the twin concerns of public health and raising revenue, Utah is one of many states considering taxing electronic cigarettes, the battery-powered devices that deliver vaporized nicotine and provide the look and feel of smoking .

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Drug testing of welfare applicants yields few positives

Drug testing of welfare applicants yields few positives

February 8th, 2015 5:59 pm by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean

Six months after the rollout of a controversial law to drug-test people applying for public benefits, only a small fraction of low-income Tennesseans seeking financial assistance have tested positive for illegal drugs.

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FACT CHECK: What happens if Homeland Security shuts down?

FACT CHECK: What happens if Homeland Security shuts down?

February 8th, 2015 5:48 pm by ERICA WERNER and ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Spending for the Department of Homeland Security hangs in the balance as Congress fights over immigration matters in the agency's annual funding bill.

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Tennessee National Guard recruiter to go on trial in shooting

Tennessee National Guard recruiter to go on trial in shooting

February 8th, 2015 4:20 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

A Tennessee National Guard recruiter is facing trial on charges that he tried to kill four of his superiors in a shooting inside an armory northeast of Memphis.

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Update: Man kills 2 adults, 2 children, himself in Georgia

Update: Man kills 2 adults, 2 children, himself in Georgia

February 8th, 2015 1:00 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

Police have identified the gunman who took his own life after killing four people and injuring two in a quiet neighborhood near Atlanta.

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Brian Williams taking himself off air temporarily

Brian Williams taking himself off air temporarily

February 7th, 2015 7:15 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

Brian Williams said he is temporarily stepping away from the "NBC Nightly News" amid questions about his memories of war coverage in Iraq, calling it "painfully apparent" that he has become a distracting news story.

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