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Murder suspect remains at large after mistaken release from jail

Murder suspect remains at large after mistaken release from jail

October 21st, 2014 10:00 pm by By Jessica Anderson and Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun (MCT)

A murder suspect who was erroneously released from a Baltimore jail — which was not noticed for two days — remained at large Tuesday, and one lawmaker is calling for an independent investigation of the circumstances.

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Ben Bradlee , Washington Post editor during Watergate scandal, dies

Ben Bradlee , Washington Post editor during Watergate scandal, dies

October 21st, 2014 8:39 pm by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

Ben Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal and invigorated its newsroom for more than two decades, died Tuesday.

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Advocates continue call for Medicaid expansion

Advocates continue call for Medicaid expansion

October 21st, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

Members of the state chapter of the NAACP and other health care advocates held a mock funeral across from the state Capitol in Nashville to characterize lives they say will be lost if Medicaid is not expanded in Tennessee.

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New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor

New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor

October 21st, 2014 7:47 pm by FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press

Two years after the Obama administration backed off a rule that would have banned children from dangerous agriculture jobs, public health advocates and lawmakers are trying anew to get kids off tobacco farms.

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Gas prices expected to continue falling

Gas prices expected to continue falling

October 21st, 2014 9:17 am by Staff Report

Prices in Tennessee slid 11 cents compared to last week, going from an average of $3 a gallon to $2.89 on Sunday.

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Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

October 21st, 2014 8:46 am by SHELLEY ACOCA, AP Fashion Writer

Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites, first ladies and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.

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America says no to cappuccino potato chips

America says no to cappuccino potato chips

October 21st, 2014 8:38 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

Frito-Lay says Wasabi Ginger won its contest that gives people a chance to create a new flavor, beating out the coffee-flavored chips and the two other finalists — Mango Salsa and Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese.

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NHTSA issues airbag warning on 4.7 million vehicles

NHTSA issues airbag warning on 4.7 million vehicles

October 20th, 2014 9:30 pm by By Charles Fleming, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

If you drive a car made in the early 2000s, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants you to see your dealer — right now. The warning affects more than 4.7 million vehicles made by Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, BMW and General Motors.

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Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

October 20th, 2014 8:00 pm by TOM COYNE and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press

The suspect's confession to the slaying of a woman has led police to the grisly discovery of six other bodies, including three in the same block.

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Pro leagues, NCAA file to stop N.J. sports betting

Pro leagues, NCAA file to stop N.J. sports betting

October 20th, 2014 7:40 pm by DAVID PORTER, Associated Press

The four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers in court Monday to stop New Jersey's plan to allow legal sports betting beginning this weekend.

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