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Archaeological center opens at ETSU Valleybrook campus

Archaeological center opens at ETSU Valleybrook campus

September 13th, 2014 10:26 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Thousands of artifacts left behind by prehistoric humans have been meticulously catalogued on East Tennessee State University's Valleybrook satellite campus.

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Rescuers search Pacific for Navy pilot after crash

Rescuers search Pacific for Navy pilot after crash

September 13th, 2014 10:00 am by Associated Press

One pilot ejected safely after Friday's crash but the other was missing and the subject of a search off the U.S. territory, the Navy said.

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Woman held without bail after 3 dead babies found

Woman held without bail after 3 dead babies found

September 12th, 2014 8:00 pm by JENNIFER McDERMOTT, Associated Press; DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

A woman who lived at a squalid, vermin-infested home where the bodies of three infants were found this week was arraigned Friday on charges including fetal death concealment and ordered held without bail

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Union: Prison learned of escape plans day earlier

Union: Prison learned of escape plans day earlier

September 12th, 2014 5:00 pm by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press; JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press

A spokeswoman for the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said in an email that the segregated inmate "has nothing to do with the escape." She didn't address other parts of the union's allegations.

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Ohio high school shooter T.J. Lane caught after prison escape

Ohio high school shooter T.J. Lane caught after prison escape

September 12th, 2014 7:41 am by By Ryan Parker, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

T.J. Lane was convicted in the shooting rampage that killed three students and injured two others at Chardon High School east of Cleveland in February 2012.

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Survey: Congregations more accepting of gays

Survey: Congregations more accepting of gays

September 12th, 2014 7:34 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Overall acceptance of gays and lesbians in U.S. religious congregations rose significantly between 2006 and 2012, but it declined in Catholic congregations, according to new data released Thursday.

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Man accused of possessing child porn had 70 dead cats at his home, official says

Man accused of possessing child porn had 70 dead cats at his home, official says

September 12th, 2014 7:08 am by By Brett Clarkson, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

Many of the deceased felines were packaged in plastic and aluminum wrap, with their names, dates of birth and death, and messages like 'Rest in Peace' written on the packages, said Capt. Dave Walesky.

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Bizarre giant water-living dinosaur unveiled

Bizarre giant water-living dinosaur unveiled

September 11th, 2014 10:50 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth. Now add a crocodile snout as big as a person and feet like a duck's.

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Case worker: Dad overwhelmed before 5 kids killed

Case worker: Dad overwhelmed before 5 kids killed

September 11th, 2014 9:00 pm by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

In the social worker's last visit — two weeks before the children's disappearance — a social worker summed up Jones' life: "Dad appears to be overwhelmed as he is unable to maintain the home"

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Roe looks for well-defined plan to authorize force

Roe looks for well-defined plan to authorize force

September 11th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"You have to see what you're authorizing...There's nothing as serious as putting your men and women in harm's way...The debate needs to be out in the open where the American people understand what we're agreeing to," he said

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