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Smokies biologists tracking nuisance bears with GPS collars

Smokies biologists tracking nuisance bears with GPS collars

August 16th, 2015 2:30 pm by Staff Report

Smoky Mountains National Park officials are interested in nuisance bears because they can lose their fear of humans and become dangerous The GPS collar sends updates of the bears' whereabouts every two hours while they remain in the park.

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Obama can do Iran nuclear deal even if Congress disapproves

Obama can do Iran nuclear deal even if Congress disapproves

August 16th, 2015 2:15 pm by DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press

The September vote on the Iran nuclear deal is billed as a titanic standoff between President Barack Obama and Congress. Yet even if lawmakers reject the agreement, the president could still begin putting the accord in place.

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Longtime civil rights activist Bond dead at 75

Longtime civil rights activist Bond dead at 75

August 16th, 2015 2:00 pm by JESSE J. HOLLAND and JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press

Julian Bond, a leading figure from the 1960s civil rights movement who served as chairman of the NAACP after a long career in politics, died Saturday, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He was 75.

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Biden calls Chattanooga shooter a 'perverted jihadist'

Biden calls Chattanooga shooter a 'perverted jihadist'

August 15th, 2015 11:12 pm by Associated Press

The vice president's comments came at a memorial to the five servicemen killed in a shooting rampage by Kuwait-born Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez.

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Titanic violin to go on display at two U.S. museums

Titanic violin to go on display at two U.S. museums

August 15th, 2015 2:00 pm by HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press

A sea-corroded violin believed to have been played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the ocean liner sank is headed to two U.S. museums next year: one in Branson and one in Pigeon Forge.

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In speech, Rubio slams Obama's outreach to Iran and Cuba

In speech, Rubio slams Obama's outreach to Iran and Cuba

August 14th, 2015 4:00 pm by SERGIO BUSTOS, Associated Press

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is slamming President Barak Obama's outreach to Iran and Cuba, calling his diplomacy with the two nations evidence of "every flawed strategic, moral and economic notion" that has driven his foreign policy.

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Police department offers heroin addicts amnesty, treatment

Police department offers heroin addicts amnesty, treatment

August 14th, 2015 3:00 pm by PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press

The young woman nursing a fresh black eye has come to the police station in this old fishing city for help. But she's not looking to report a crime or seek someone's arrest. She wants help kicking her heroin addiction.

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Small Colorado town contends with effects of Animas River spill

Small Colorado town contends with effects of Animas River spill

August 14th, 2015 2:00 pm by By Nigel Duara, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

His name is Hayes Griswold, a 28-year veteran of the Environmental Protection Agency, and on Aug. 5, he and a small crew were working on a defunct gold mine near Silverton called the Gold King.

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Gulf eats away at coast outside levee-protected New Orleans

Gulf eats away at coast outside levee-protected New Orleans

August 14th, 2015 1:00 pm by CAIN BURDEAU, Associated Press

Rocky Morales is watching his small Louisiana town of Delacroix slowly melt into the water. The woods where he played hide-and-seek as a boy are gone.

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What former President Carter can expect in his cancer treatment and prognosis

What former President Carter can expect in his cancer treatment and prognosis

August 14th, 2015 12:00 pm by By Eryn Brown, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

As doctors learn more about the cancer that has spread through his body, former President Jimmy Carter will weigh treatment options that most likely will not cure his disease but could prolong and improve the quality of his life.

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