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Panel consolidates lawsuits against Pilot Flying J

Panel consolidates lawsuits against Pilot Flying J

April 9th, 2014 7:05 am by Associated Press

Lawsuits against Pilot Flying J, the truck stop company owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, claim trucking companies were cheated out of promised rebates and discounts.

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Military: Marine fatally shot colleague at NC base

Military: Marine fatally shot colleague at NC base

April 9th, 2014 6:43 am by Associated Press

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A Marine was in custody Wednesday after military officials say he shot and fatally wounded a colleague with his M4 rifle while standing guard at the main gate of a North Carolina base.

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Texas jury convicts woman in stiletto shoe killing

Texas jury convicts woman in stiletto shoe killing

April 8th, 2014 8:01 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors said Ana Trujillo used her high heel shoe to kill 59-year-old Alf Stefan Andersson during an argument at his Houston condominium in June.

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Lawsuit: Stripper subjected nursing home resident to 'disgraceful sexual perversion'

Lawsuit: Stripper subjected nursing home resident to 'disgraceful sexual perversion'

April 8th, 2014 6:47 pm by Associated Press

An 85-year-old nursing home patient was degraded when a male stripper gyrated in front of her against her will at the suburban New York facility, an attorney for the woman's family said Tuesday.

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Tennessee Senate votes for open gun carry without permit

Tennessee Senate votes for open gun carry without permit

April 8th, 2014 3:41 pm by Associated Press

The state Senate has passed a bill to allow Tennesseans to openly carry guns without a state-issued permit.

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Obama to visit Washington mudslide

Obama to visit Washington mudslide

April 8th, 2014 1:02 pm by Associated Press

President Barack Obama plans to survey damage from the Washington state mudslide later this month and will meet with victims, first responders and recovery workers, the White House said Tuesday.

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At-home mothers on the rise, new research shows

At-home mothers on the rise, new research shows

April 8th, 2014 12:35 pm by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press

Factors cited by Pew to explain the increase include more immigrant mothers, who tend to stay home with children in greater numbers than U.S.-born moms; more women unable to find work; and ambivalence about the impact of working mothers on young children.

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Tenn. man accused in package-bomb deaths gets Oct. trial

Tenn. man accused in package-bomb deaths gets Oct. trial

April 8th, 2014 12:25 pm by Associated Press

The suspect is the son-in-law of Jon and Marion Setzer, and he lived directly behind them in rural Wilson County. A package bomb exploded at the Setzers' house on Feb. 10, killing 74-year-old Jon Setzer, a retired lawyer.

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7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success

7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success

April 8th, 2014 7:10 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Republican opponents of the law keep pushing for a repeal, but as millions of people obtain insurance, how long can the party's strategy remain a politically viable option?

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High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access

High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access

April 8th, 2014 6:59 am by FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press

Thousands of people with combined hearing and vision loss to have benefited from a pilot program called iCanConnect. The initiative provides low-income deaf-blind individuals with the most up-to-date telecommunications devices for free.

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