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Police: 5 stabbed to death in Oklahoma; 2 teens in custody

Police: 5 stabbed to death in Oklahoma; 2 teens in custody

July 23rd, 2015 9:29 am by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press

Police found five bodies inside the home, plus a young girl in critical condition and another child who did not appear to be wounded, Cooper said. The unharmed child was transferred to state custody.

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Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts

Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts

July 23rd, 2015 6:53 am by LISA LEFF and DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press

In New York, the state Wage Board Wednesday endorsed a proposal to set a $15 minimum wage for workers at fast-food restaurants with 30 or more locations.

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Crowe's comments on same-sex marriage could affect future couples

Crowe's comments on same-sex marriage could affect future couples

July 22nd, 2015 9:43 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

In the near month since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized marriage equality, 16 same-sex couples have obtained marriage licenses in Washington County. Twelve have already tied the knot.

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Pet therapy program makes positive impact on patients

Pet therapy program makes positive impact on patients

July 22nd, 2015 8:30 pm by Holly Nelms

The dozen therapy dogs that recently paid a visit to Holston Valley Medical Center, are part of one of the largest volunteer pet therapy programs in the region.

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Photo of black officer helping white demonstrator goes viral

Photo of black officer helping white demonstrator goes viral

July 22nd, 2015 6:10 pm by Associated Press

"I saw a man who needed some help, and I was going to help him," Leroy Smith told The Associated Press in a phone interview.

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2 years since Tennessee woman disappeared on AT

2 years since Tennessee woman disappeared on AT

July 22nd, 2015 3:00 pm by Associated Press

The search was substantially scaled back long ago, but Maine Game Wardens say they're still looking for a missing Appalachian Trail hiker from Tennessee.

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Uncle of Chattanooga shooter in custody, being investigated

Uncle of Chattanooga shooter in custody, being investigated

July 22nd, 2015 2:00 pm by KARIN LAUB, Associated Press; ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A maternal uncle who hosted the Chattanooga shooter in Jordan for a few months last year is a businessman with no links to any militant groups, his attorney says.

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Death penalty is sought against James Holmes, but governor stands in the way

Death penalty is sought against James Holmes, but governor stands in the way

July 22nd, 2015 1:00 pm by By Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Juries across the U.S. continue to hand down death sentences, and prosecutors continue to seek them. But the effective moratorium in Colorado - no capital punishment can be carried out unless the governor signs the death warrant

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Dashcam video shows confrontational Texas traffic stop

Dashcam video shows confrontational Texas traffic stop

July 22nd, 2015 1:00 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

Police dashcam video shows a Texas state trooper trying to drag a black motorist from her car after a minor traffic infraction, then drawing his stun gun and threatening her for refusing to follow his orders.

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In wake of riots and crime spike, Baltimore mayor under fire

In wake of riots and crime spike, Baltimore mayor under fire

July 22nd, 2015 12:00 pm by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press

For better or worse, since she sacked Police Commissioner Anthony Batts, the mayor has been alone at the top of a city government that has yet to show how it will repair the strained relationship between police and the people of inner-city Baltimore.

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