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In city beset by gangs, a 4-year-old's slaying stands out

In city beset by gangs, a 4-year-old's slaying stands out

July 31st, 2015 11:00 am by By Paloma Esquivel and Corina Knoll, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

The blasts rang out in quick succession. Fireworks, his family thought, as they picked fruit and watered plants in the front yard Wednesday evening. Then the terror set in.

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Once a sideshow, former preemies praise doctor years later

Once a sideshow, former preemies praise doctor years later

July 31st, 2015 10:22 am by FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press

She is one of the former premature babies whose lives were saved in the early 20th century by Dr. Martin Couney who sought acceptance for the technology by showing it off on carnival midways alongside freak shows and fan dancers.

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Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions

Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions

July 31st, 2015 8:16 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall.

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AG: Private groups can't ban guns in Tenn. parks

AG: Private groups can't ban guns in Tenn. parks

July 31st, 2015 7:50 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An attorney general's opinion says private organizations can't prevent licensed handgun permit holders from taking weapons into events the groups operate at public parks.

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Job Fair in Lee County

Job Fair in Lee County

July 30th, 2015 7:00 pm by Southwest Virginia Bureau

Confirmed to participate are employers from the construction, healthcare and retail sectors.

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Supreme Court ruling raises issues for gay couples wanting to divorce

Supreme Court ruling raises issues for gay couples wanting to divorce

July 30th, 2015 4:00 pm by By Craig Schneider, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (TNS)

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling that made gay marriage legal in all states also paved the way for a decidedly less romantic outcome in Georgia: same-sex divorce.

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Panicked 911 caller: Dispatcher had no reason to hang up

Panicked 911 caller: Dispatcher had no reason to hang up

July 30th, 2015 3:00 pm by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press; TERRY TANG, Associated Press

A 911 caller said she was panicked about a friend being shot but stayed as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher told her to "deal with it yourself" and hung up as she sought aid.

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3 UVa graduates sue Rolling Stone over retracted rape story

3 UVa graduates sue Rolling Stone over retracted rape story

July 30th, 2015 2:00 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author Wednesday, court records show.

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One killed in Russell County crash

One killed in Russell County crash

July 30th, 2015 1:12 pm by Stephen Igo

For the second time this week, the Virginia State Police is investigating an overnight crash that claimed one life in Russell County.

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Teen charged in death of 8-year-old to appear in court

Teen charged in death of 8-year-old to appear in court

July 30th, 2015 1:00 pm by JANIE HAR, Associated Press; MARTHA MENDOZA, Associated Press

A 15-year-old boy charged with murder, kidnapping and rape in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists' complex in a California beach town is scheduled to appear in court.

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