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Passage of time makes proving Cosby claims tough

Passage of time makes proving Cosby claims tough

December 7th, 2014 6:11 pm by ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer

LOS ANGELES — Any case against Bill Cosby would rely on conflicting testimony, and possibly jurors' emotions, legal experts say.

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Survivors gather to remember Pearl Harbor attack

Survivors gather to remember Pearl Harbor attack

December 7th, 2014 5:34 pm by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press

Veterans who survived the Pearl Harbor attack that launched the United States into World War II attended Sunday's 73rd anniversary ceremony with the help of canes, wheelchairs and motorized scooters.

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For unemployed, job market hits a turning point

For unemployed, job market hits a turning point

December 7th, 2014 12:48 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

The job market has reached a new milestone on its road to full health: For the first time since the Great Recession ended 5 years ago, America's unemployed are now as likely to be hired as to stop looking for a job.

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Crime Regional & National
Two men added to Tennessee's top 10 most wanted list

Two men added to Tennessee's top 10 most wanted list

December 6th, 2014 5:37 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added two men to its top 10 most wanted list.

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Deep in coal country, some pondering future without it

Deep in coal country, some pondering future without it

December 6th, 2014 5:23 pm by ALLEN G. BREED, AP National Writer

HARLAN, Ky. — The rest of the house is just waking as Scottie Sizemore plops down in a rocking chair on his front porch with a cup of coffee. The sun has yet to crest the ridge above.

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Regional & National
Devaney wins fourth term as Tenn. GOP chair

Devaney wins fourth term as Tenn. GOP chair

December 6th, 2014 2:30 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The executive committee of the Tennessee Republican Party on Saturday elected Chris Devaney to a fourth term as chairman.

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Local News Regional & National Education
Report: Tenn. schools need to expand pre-K, accept expansion of Medicaid

Report: Tenn. schools need to expand pre-K, accept expansion of Medicaid

December 5th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The report focuses on what a news release called the importance of making sure children arrive at school with the cognitive, social and emotional skills they need to learn.

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How holiday shoppers are getting smarter

How holiday shoppers are getting smarter

December 5th, 2014 11:05 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Shoppers are addicted to deals, but it's taking more and more to get their attention. Twenty percent off? Better throw in free shipping, too.

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NASA launches Orion on second try

NASA launches Orion on second try

December 5th, 2014 8:55 am by By Scott Powers and Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

Atop the most powerful rocket available, NASA's next generation space capsule Orion blasted off at 7:05 this morning against the backdrop of a rising sun at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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Police cases stir national protests, debate

Police cases stir national protests, debate

December 5th, 2014 8:50 am by DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

Thousands and thousands of diverse people united by anger took to the streets from New York City to San Francisco for a second straight night to protest a grand jury clearing a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

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