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Teens arrested in alleged school massacre plot

Teens arrested in alleged school massacre plot

August 19th, 2014 9:30 pm by CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press

"They were making a huge, a huge plan of a school massacre," South Pasadena Police Chief Arthur Miller said. "They just wanted to kill as many people as possible."

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Satellite broadcasters vie for political cash with customized ads

Satellite broadcasters vie for political cash with customized ads

August 19th, 2014 8:00 pm by By Meg James, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Satellite TV giants DirecTV and Dish Network are looking for a landslide this fall — in political dollars. For the first time, they'll be jockeying with other media outlets for a share of political spending that could top $3 billion this year.

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Elizabethton man allegedly leads high-speed police pursuit

Elizabethton man allegedly leads high-speed police pursuit

August 19th, 2014 4:30 pm by NET News Service

An Elizabethton man was arrested Tuesday on charges that he led Johnson City police on a high speed chase — running three stop signs — after they tried to stop him for a light law violation.

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As fair begins, 15-year veteran vendor hoping things stay frosty

As fair begins, 15-year veteran vendor hoping things stay frosty

August 19th, 2014 9:19 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

For some people, the start of the Appalachian Fair may herald the return of a favorite ride or carnival game. For others, however, the fair's return may also mean the return of a favorite frozen treat.

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National Guard mobilizes as Ferguson, Mo., protests turn tense

National Guard mobilizes as Ferguson, Mo., protests turn tense

August 19th, 2014 8:15 am by By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Tina Susman and Lauren Raab, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Around 10 p.m. CDT, someone threw plastic water bottles, and the crowd protesting the Aug. 9 shooting surged, confronting nervous police in riot gear. Suddenly, the National Guard mobilized, after keeping a low profile throughout the day.

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USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340

USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340

August 18th, 2014 11:30 pm by Associated Press

And that doesn't include college, or expenses if a child lives at home after age 17. Those costs that are included — food, housing, childcare and education — rose 1.8 percent over the previous year.

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Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations

Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations

August 18th, 2014 10:00 pm by By W.J. Hennigan, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The U.S. Navy said its jet-powered, bat-winged X-47B drone has conducted carrier deck operations and performed maneuvers alongside an F/A-18 fighter jet, marking the first time manned and unmanned aircraft have operated together on the same carrier.

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Police: 4-year-old Tenn. boy shoots self, dies

Police: 4-year-old Tenn. boy shoots self, dies

August 18th, 2014 8:30 pm by Associated Press

Clarksville Police spokeswoman Natalie Hall told The Leaf-Chronicle that the boy apparently gained access to a loaded handgun on Sunday night and was able to fire it.

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Body of East Tennessee Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

Body of East Tennessee Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

August 18th, 2014 8:18 pm by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

For nearly two months, Southern California sheriff's deputies and a legion of volunteers scoured the vast, rough terrain where the 19-year-old pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine disappeared.

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Obama: Time to review local police militarization

Obama: Time to review local police militarization

August 18th, 2014 8:02 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

Calling for a separation between the nation's armed forces and local police, President Barack Obama urged a re-examination of programs that have equipped law enforcement departments with military gear.

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