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Police officials quarrel over effort to raise bar on force
UPDATE: A police group's proposal that law enforcement officers be required to do more than what's minimally required by law in violent encounters has spurred anger and pushback from leading nation...
February 05, 2016 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Couple wanted in crime spree led police on chase; 1 killed
UPDATE: A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended with one suspect dead and the other wounded Friday, after authorities say they ...
February 05, 2016 12:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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CDC: Men who were in Zika areas should use condoms
U.S. health officials on Friday said men who have been to a Zika outbreak region should use condoms if they have sex with a pregnant woman — for the entire duration of the pregnancy.
February 05, 2016 12:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman, 82, tracks down and meets 96-year-old birth mother
Eighty-two years after she was born to a teenage girl and put up for adoption, Betty Morrell finally has met her 96-year-old birth mother, thanks to the dogged persistence of her granddaughter duri...
February 05, 2016 11:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 children, 2 women, 2 men found dead in Chicago home
UPDATE: Chicago police are investigating what led to the deaths of two children, two women and two men whose bodies were found with signs of trauma inside a home on the city's South Side.
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3 charged, 1 warning issued after deer beaten in Arkansas
Arkansas game and fish officials filed complaints against three Georgia men and warned an Arkansas woman after a video showed a deer being beaten with an accounting textbook in the back of a vehicle.
February 05, 2016 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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After criticism, Brazil transferring Zika samples to US
Brazilian officials say they're sending a set of samples related to the Zika outbreak to the United States, a move which follows complaints that the country was hoarding disease data and biological...
February 05, 2016 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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High school student accused of raping girl in stairwell
Three Athens high school students are facing charges after a 15-year-old girl says she was raped in a school stairwell.
February 05, 2016 10:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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LaGrange College launches $21M project to boost sciences
LaGrange College officials have announced a $21 million project to produce a 43,000-square-foot laboratory facility and renovate a 27,000-square-foot science building.
February 05, 2016 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airline CEO: Explosive residue found in Somalia incident
The head of the airline whose jetliner was damaged in an explosion shortly after takeoff from Somalia said Thursday that investigators have found what appears to be residue from explosives, though ...
February 04, 2016 03:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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