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Utah woman arrested after seven dead babies found

Utah woman arrested after seven dead babies found

April 13th, 2014 11:11 pm by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press

A Utah woman accused of killing seven babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday after police discovered the tiny bodies stuffed in separate cardboard boxes in the garage of her former home.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

April 13th, 2014 6:57 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years.

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Cabin fire in Sevierville claims lives of Indiana man, 5-year-old boy

Cabin fire in Sevierville claims lives of Indiana man, 5-year-old boy

April 13th, 2014 5:39 pm by Associated Press

SEVIERVILLE — Authorities say a cabin fire in Sevierville has claimed the lives of an Indiana man and a 5-year-old boy.

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Regional & National Education
Tennessee lawmakers discuss Common Core compromise proposal

Tennessee lawmakers discuss Common Core compromise proposal

April 13th, 2014 5:23 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — State lawmakers are considering compromise legislation that would delay the testing component for Tennessee's Common Core education standards for one year.

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Man who rescued baby to meet her 58 years later

Man who rescued baby to meet her 58 years later

April 13th, 2014 2:15 pm by MIKE BLACKERBY, Knoxville News Sentinel

Dave Hickman — now a 73-year-old resident of Vonore, Tenn. — couldn't believe his eyes when he stumbled across the shocking find in a secluded patch of Indiana woods on Sept. 22, 1955. It was a baby that had apparently been left to die.

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Regional & National
Abortion in cases of rape: New rifts in old debate

Abortion in cases of rape: New rifts in old debate

April 12th, 2014 11:28 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Poll after poll over many years has shown that Americans overwhelmingly support legal access to abortion for women impregnated by rape. Yet the issue remains divisive, as demonstrated by two current rifts.

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Year after bombing, Boston and its people heal

Year after bombing, Boston and its people heal

April 12th, 2014 1:43 pm by DENISE LAVOIE and PAIGE SUTHERLAND, Associated Press

Every time Roseann Sdoia comes home, she must climb 18 steps — six stairs into the building, 12 more to her apartment. It is an old building in Boston's North End, with doors that are big and heavy, not an easy place for an amputee to live.

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Regional & National Outdoors
Donor gives $2.2 million for Smokies park centers

Donor gives $2.2 million for Smokies park centers

April 12th, 2014 1:34 pm by Associated Press

Great Smoky Mountains National Park has received one of its largest cash donations ever, a $2.2 million gift from an anonymous donor, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported.

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Couple: Truck was on fire before deadly bus crash in Calif.

Couple: Truck was on fire before deadly bus crash in Calif.

April 12th, 2014 1:17 pm by Associated Press

A tractor-trailer already was on fire when it came across a median and crashed into a tour bus, killing 10 people, according to a couple whose car was sideswiped by the big rig.

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Bus was taking poor students on college visit when crash happened

Bus was taking poor students on college visit when crash happened

April 11th, 2014 4:29 pm by FENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press; MARTHA MENDOZA, Associated Press

It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to a remote redwood campus 650 miles north.

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