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Honolulu weighs moving homeless from tourist hubs

Honolulu weighs moving homeless from tourist hubs

September 10th, 2014 8:24 pm by Associated Press

Tourism officials say visitors are complaining about the homeless population on the islands and warning they may not return for another vacation.

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Crime Regional & National
Felon seen on Twitter holding guns gets 18 months

Felon seen on Twitter holding guns gets 18 months

September 10th, 2014 8:14 pm by Associated Press

In a photo he posted on Twitter, Kwmaine Davis had a big smile on his face as he held one gun in each hand at a shooting range. His message: "Yes, I'm really bout that action." Davis didn't know one of his followers was a Boston police officer.

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Entertainment Regional & National
Fall tourism rising: fewer crowds, nice weather

Fall tourism rising: fewer crowds, nice weather

September 10th, 2014 6:47 pm by Associated Press

Fall used to be off-peak for tourism everywhere except New England and other fall foliage destinations. But autumn tourism is rising, with traditional summer hotspots increasingly busy September through November.

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Obama to deepen America's military role in Mideast

Obama to deepen America's military role in Mideast

September 10th, 2014 4:32 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

In a major reversal, President Barack Obama is moving to deepen the U.S. military role in the volatile Middle East, including training and arming Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State militants and potentially expanding airstrikes

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Update: Plane makes emergency landing on I-77

Update: Plane makes emergency landing on I-77

September 10th, 2014 2:27 pm by Staff Report

Virginia State Police on Wednesday reported responding to an emergency landing of a small, single engine aircraft on I-77 near the 5-mile marker in Carroll County.

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Charges expected against father of 5 dead children

Charges expected against father of 5 dead children

September 10th, 2014 8:28 am by JAY REEVES and BRYNN ANDERSON, Associated Press

Authorities expect to charge a South Carolina man in connection with the deaths of his five children after he led them to a secluded dirt road in Alabama where their bodies lay wrapped in individual garbage bags.

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Haslam failed to sign 79 bills in required time

Haslam failed to sign 79 bills in required time

September 10th, 2014 8:19 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mistakes in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's office caused 79 bills to become law without his signature and another 67 measures to be backdated to meet constitutional deadlines.

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Regional & National
Local woman uses Christian teachings to speak against abortion amendment

Local woman uses Christian teachings to speak against abortion amendment

September 10th, 2014 12:22 am by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

Using the tenets of her fundamentalist Christian upbringing, on Tuesday evening, Ruth Taylor Read spoke out against Amendment One, an addendum to the Tennessee Constitution.

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NYC police: Terror threat more complex than ever

NYC police: Terror threat more complex than ever

September 9th, 2014 8:25 pm by Associated Press

Air strikes in Iraq, ongoing unrest in Syria and the beheadings of two American journalists are casting a long shadow over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Regional & National
Apple unveils smartwatch, bets on wearable devices

Apple unveils smartwatch, bets on wearable devices

September 9th, 2014 7:58 pm by Associated Press

Apple is a late arrival to the still-nascent market for wearable technology. Several other companies already sell smartwatches that have been greeted with widespread indifference.

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