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Are you up for the 11-Mile Challenge?

Are you up for the 11-Mile Challenge?

May 25th, 2015 10:00 pm by contributed story

While Trout Unlimited's Southeast Conservation Project works to reconnect 11 stream miles in 2015, it is looking for hardy anglers who are willing to take on the 11-mile Challenge to fish that distance in the coming months.

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President pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington

President pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington

May 25th, 2015 2:05 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Speaking under sunny skies to some 5,000 people on the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, President Barack Obama called the burial place "more than a final resting place for fallen heroes."

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Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3 and forcing evacuations

Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3 and forcing evacuations

May 25th, 2015 1:10 am by SETH ROBBINS, Associated Press

Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the Plains and Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Texas from their homes.

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Police: Bomb squad destroys pressure cooker from suspicious D.C. vehicle

Police: Bomb squad destroys pressure cooker from suspicious D.C. vehicle

May 25th, 2015 12:59 am by Associated Press

A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building and the vehicle's owner was located and arrested, a police spokeswoman said.

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In the coalfields, dilapidated sites make way for renewal

In the coalfields, dilapidated sites make way for renewal

May 24th, 2015 6:00 pm by JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press

The building crew from the nonprofit Coalfield Development Corp. is part of a broad effort to tackle a legacy of the coal industry's boom-and-bust nature in many Appalachian communities: empty or unkempt buildings.

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Automakers to reveal models covered by wider air bag recall

Automakers to reveal models covered by wider air bag recall

May 23rd, 2015 3:26 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Eleven automakers are expected next week to reveal which models are being added to a massive recall of air bags made by Takata Corp. Here's what you need to know about the largest automotive recall in U.S. history.

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2 dead, 6 injured in crash involving 4 motorcycles, SUV

2 dead, 6 injured in crash involving 4 motorcycles, SUV

May 23rd, 2015 3:15 pm by Associated Press

Two people were killed and six injured after an SUV drove into oncoming traffic on E. Lamar Alexander Parkway in Maryville, striking four motorcycles.

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NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

May 23rd, 2015 3:00 pm by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

The NSA has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month.

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Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

May 23rd, 2015 2:50 pm by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

A white Cleveland patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges.

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Wal-Mart presses meat suppliers on antibiotics, treatment

Wal-Mart presses meat suppliers on antibiotics, treatment

May 22nd, 2015 9:55 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Wal-Mart, the nation's largest food retailer, is urging its thousands of U.S. suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics in farm animals and improve treatment of them.

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