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Chicago company employs only veterans, shows how work is a mission

Chicago company employs only veterans, shows how work is a mission

April 14th, 2015 8:39 am by By Rex Huppke, Chicago Tribune

Veterans who had served in Iraq and Afghanistan were returning home and not finding jobs. Some were homeless, some just barely making ends meet.

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Conservatives push for changes to Patriot Act data provisions as expiration draws near

Conservatives push for changes to Patriot Act data provisions as expiration draws near

April 14th, 2015 8:22 am by By Shawn Zeller, CQ-Roll Call (TNS)

With key provisions of the Patriot Act set to expire on June 1, conservative advocacy groups are telling Republican lawmakers they should make significant changes to the government's authority to collect data about Americans.

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Tenn. House OKs bill creating lifetime handgun carry permits

Tenn. House OKs bill creating lifetime handgun carry permits

April 14th, 2015 8:16 am by Associated Press

The chamber voted 90-3 on Monday to approve the measure sponsored by Republican Rep. John Holsclaw Jr. of Elizabethton. Under the bill, people with lifetime permits would still have to undergo background checks every five years.

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Rubio tells supporters he is running for White House

Rubio tells supporters he is running for White House

April 13th, 2015 8:17 pm by Staff Report

Sen. Marco Rubio entered the presidential race Monday by offering the nation a younger generation of leadership that breaks free of ideas "stuck in the 20th century."

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UPDATE: Attorney general says Bible can't be official Tennessee book

UPDATE: Attorney general says Bible can't be official Tennessee book

April 13th, 2015 8:10 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Tennessee's attorney general says a bill seeking to make the Holy Bible the state's official book would violate separation of church and state provisions in the federal and state constitutions.

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Guns-in-parks bill likely headed to conference committee

Guns-in-parks bill likely headed to conference committee

April 13th, 2015 2:33 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee lawmakers anticipate a special committee will be needed to work out differences in a proposal that would allow people with handgun carry permits to be armed in all of the state's parks.

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Clinton already uniting prospective GOP presidential field

Clinton already uniting prospective GOP presidential field

April 13th, 2015 8:40 am by LISA LERER, Associated Press

Rand Paul put Clinton at the center of his first television ad, titled "Liberty, not Hillary." Jeb Bush derided the "Obama-Clinton foreign policy" in a video message.

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Students suspended following alleged sexual assault at spring break site

Students suspended following alleged sexual assault at spring break site

April 12th, 2015 6:29 pm by MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL, Associated Press

Two Alabama college students have been suspended after authorities discovered a cellphone video that allegedly shows them sexually assaulting a woman at a Florida beach while a large crowd of spring-break revelers watches.

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Hillary Clinton announces second campaign for president

Hillary Clinton announces second campaign for president

April 12th, 2015 6:12 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, announcing her much-awaited second campaign for the White House.

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If CBD oil becomes law Monday, it could have far-reaching effects

If CBD oil becomes law Monday, it could have far-reaching effects

April 12th, 2015 2:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Jason, who lives in Johnson City, made it clear he was using marijuana as a medicine and not to get high. He said a few grams of marijuana would last him more than a week. If the law passes, he would be able to come out of the shadows.

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