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Sugarland, promoter settle with state fair victims
Country duo Sugarland, concert promoter Live Nation and 16 other defendants have agreed to pay $39 million to settle claims stemming from the deadly 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse, lawyers ...
December 19, 2014 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE - Today's headlines are: Woodruff Arts Center receives $120,000 grant - Georgia public health officials craft driver safety programs - Georgia police offer holiday shipping safety tips - Gwi...
December 19, 2014 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bergdahl investigation wraps up; top leaders get briefings
The Army has finished its investigation into how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared from his base in Afghanistan and leaders were briefing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this afternoon, off...
December 19, 2014 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cops: Woman killed boy, falsely reported abduction
UPDATE: A 19-year old New York woman is accused of killing a 5-year-old cousin in her care and then calling in a false report that two masked intruders took the boy from their Albany-area home.
December 19, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Odd News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Dog injures Wyoming man in accidental shooting - Yakima official suspended for too many texts - Gold tooth dropped into Missouri donation kettle - Texas eatery worker gets mi...
December 19, 2014 05:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children
An Australian woman was arrested for murder in the killings of eight children, seven of whom are believed to be her own, police said Saturday. The children were found dead inside the woman's home.
December 19, 2014 05:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response
UPDATE: President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader and pledged the U.S. would respond "in a plac...
December 19, 2014 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Theater shooter's parents plead for his life
UPDATE: The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes begged Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain — a move that rekindled the long-running, emotional debate about whether ...
December 19, 2014 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bush officials gave CIA wide latitude
UPDATE: In July 2004, despite growing internal concerns about the CIA's brutal interrogation methods, senior members of George W. Bush's national security team gave the agency permission to employ ...
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Whales returning to Georgia to give birth
The first right whale sighting of the season was a twofer. Flying 16 miles east of Cumberland Island on Dec. 13, researchers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spotted not o...
December 19, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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