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Protests turn violent in St. Louis suburb

Protests turn violent in St. Louis suburb

August 14th, 2014 7:57 am by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER and JEFF ROBERSON, Associated Press

Police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel crowds who threw Molotov cocktails during another violent night on the streets of a St. Louis suburb in the wake of the shooting of the unarmed 18-year old Michael Brown.

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VA referrals to private doctors on rise

VA referrals to private doctors on rise

August 14th, 2014 7:52 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The Department of Veterans Affairs is significantly increasing its referrals of veterans to private doctors following a scandal over lengthy patient waiting times at many VA hospitals and clinics and falsified appointment records.

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FEMA releases disaster aid for Tennessee

FEMA releases disaster aid for Tennessee

August 14th, 2014 7:50 am by Associated Press

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says Tennessee has been approved to receive disaster aid to help in recovery efforts from storms that swept over the state in early June.

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Police question daughter, boyfriend after woman's body found in suitcase

Police question daughter, boyfriend after woman's body found in suitcase

August 13th, 2014 8:00 pm by By Adam Sege And Meredith Rodriguez, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

The body of Sheila Von Wiese Mack, 62, was discovered Tuesday after the suitcase was left in the trunk of a taxi outside the Saint Regis Bali luxury resort, the Jakarta Globe reported.

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Tennessee's Corker won't rule out presidential bid

Tennessee's Corker won't rule out presidential bid

August 13th, 2014 6:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker said Wednesday he isn't ruling out joining the field of Republicans running for president in 2016, but any decision would wait until next year.

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'Street view' goes undersea to map reefs, wonders

'Street view' goes undersea to map reefs, wonders

August 13th, 2014 5:00 pm by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

It's easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with coral reefs and other underwater wonders.

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Amy Grant to join Claus for 72nd annual running of the Santa Train on Nov. 22

Amy Grant to join Claus for 72nd annual running of the Santa Train on Nov. 22

August 13th, 2014 2:29 pm by J. H. Osborne

Six-time Grammy-award winner Amy Grant will be special guest aboard the 72nd annual running of the Santa Train this November.

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Execution date set for another inmate

Execution date set for another inmate

August 13th, 2014 1:14 pm by Associated Press

Lee Hall was convicted of first-degree premeditated murder and aggravated arson in the death of 22-year-old Traci Crozier, who died hours after being set on fire.

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Police shoot, critically wound another man in Ferguson, Mo.

Police shoot, critically wound another man in Ferguson, Mo.

August 13th, 2014 1:10 pm by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A police officer has reportedly shot and critically wounded a man who allegedly pointed a handgunearly Wednesday in Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal shooting of an unarmed young black man has triggered demonstrations, street clashes and looting.

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Violent protests overshadow peaceful rallies in wake of teen's shooting

Violent protests overshadow peaceful rallies in wake of teen's shooting

August 13th, 2014 8:00 am by By Elisa Crouch, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MCT)

Small rallies and vigils have popped up daily since Michael Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on a street outside Canfield Apartments. But they have been overshadowed by what's taken place after sunset.

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