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Eye Witness News
Want to blame social media? Think ISIS, not VirginiaOPINION: Islamic State,social media,Virginia shooter,Vester Lee Flanagan Hel
Want to blame social media? Think ISIS, not Virginia
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
OPINION: Islamic State,social media,Virginia shooter,Vester Lee Flanagan Helen Coster looks at gun violence in the age of social media. All shootings are gruesome in their own way. But last... Read more
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The Advocate
The Story Behind the First LGBT History MonthIn August, The Advocate ran an op-ed that seemed to suggest that LGBT History M
The Story Behind the First LGBT History Month
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
In August, The Advocate ran an op-ed that seemed to suggest that LGBT History Month was founded a mere decade ago. As those who were there at the start, more than two decades ago, we’d like to set the record “straight.” In January 1994, a suburban... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
How police turn American drivers into moving targetsTommy Maness had no choice but to shoot, they said. Called to tackle a suppose
How police turn American drivers into moving targets
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
Tommy Maness had no choice but to shoot, they said. Called to tackle a supposed late-night fight at a roadside diner in Alexander City, Alabama, the 34-year-old police corporal saw Emerson Crayton Jr, a young black man, hurry into his Ford SUV in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Horror, live for all to see: another week in American gun violenceIt was every parent’s worst nightmare. A 14-year-old boy, armed with a gun, wal
Horror, live for all to see: another week in American gun violence
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
It was every parent’s worst nightmare. A 14-year-old boy, armed with a gun, walked into a classroom at his school and threatened to shoot anyone who called for help. A three-hour standoff ensued at the Philip Barbour high school in Philippi, West... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Meyer vows he won't make Ohio State's run at another title miserable-- The last time Urban Meyer entered a season leading the No. 1 team in the cou
Meyer vows he won't make Ohio State's run at another title miserable
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
-- The last time Urban Meyer entered a season leading the No. 1 team in the country, it nearly cost him his life. Fresh off Florida's 2008 national championship season -- its second title in three years -- Meyer was starting to feel the toll of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Vester Flanagan’s videoHowever depressingly common gun violence has become in the United States, high-
Vester Flanagan’s video
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
However depressingly common gun violence has become in the United States, high-profile cases continue to shock us. And the news that a Virginia television crew had been murdered during a live broadcast only became more horrifying after the suspect,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Alyssa Rosenberg: Will killers start to live-stream their massacres?However depressingly common gun violence has become in the United States, high-
Alyssa Rosenberg: Will killers start to live-stream their massacres?
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
However depressingly common gun violence has become in the United States, high-profile cases continue to shock us. And Wednesday, the news that a Virginia television crew had been murdered during a live broadcast only became more horrifying after the... Read more
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Denver Post
Rosenberg: The inevitability of live-streamed massacresHowever depressingly common gun violence has become in the United States, high-
Rosenberg: The inevitability of live-streamed massacres
Denver Post / Posted 7 days ago
However depressingly common gun violence has become in the United States, high-profile cases continue to shock us. And Wednesday, the news that a Virginia television crew had been murdered during a live broadcast only became more horrifying after the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Thursday, August 27(CNN) -- The nation reels from the killings of two journalists. Hillary Clinton
Thursday, August 27
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 8 days ago
(CNN) -- The nation reels from the killings of two journalists. Hillary Clinton drops email jokes. And Wall Street bounces back in a big way. It's Thursday, and here are five things to know for your new day. JOURNALISTS KILLED The day after:... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
5 things to know for your new day -- August 27The nation reels from the killings of two journalists. Hillary Clinton drops em
5 things to know for your new day -- August 27
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 8 days ago
The nation reels from the killings of two journalists. Hillary Clinton drops email jokes. And Wall Street bounces back in a big way. It's Thursday, and here are five things to know for your new day. JOURNALISTS KILLED The day after: Shocking.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Sheriff: Officer shot and 1 stabbing victim have both diedScroll through the gallery for a timeline of some of the deadliest mass shootin
Sheriff: Officer shot and 1 stabbing victim have both died
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Scroll through the gallery for a timeline of some of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history. Scroll through the gallery for a timeline of some of the deadliest... James Oliver Huberty, an out-of-work security guard, killed 21 people in a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Sheriff: Officer shot and 1 stabbing victim have both diedthrough the gallery for a timeline of some of the deadliest mass shootings in U
Sheriff: Officer shot and 1 stabbing victim have both died
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
through the gallery for a timeline of some of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history. Scroll through the gallery for a timeline of some of the... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans wi
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted 8 days ago
It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans with ideas of transformative power. This year's class is filled with people who are devoted to enriching life here, from health care to social justice to good government.... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
AP News in Brief at 5killing 2 ex-colleagues on live TV, then posts video online MONETA, Va. (AP) -
AP News in Brief at 5
New Jersey Herald / Posted 8 days ago
killing 2 ex-colleagues on live TV, then posts video online MONETA, Va. (AP) - A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death on live television Wednesday by their former colleague, a journalist who also recorded himself carrying out the killings... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Shooter Who Killed TV Crew Commits Suicide(CNN)Latest developments • WDBJ General Manager Jeff Marks said of Vester Flan
Shooter Who Killed TV Crew Commits Suicide
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 9 days ago
(CNN)Latest developments • WDBJ General Manager Jeff Marks said of Vester Flanagan, "Two years ago, we had to separate him from the company. We did understand that he was still living in the area." He added that WDBJ is cooperating with police and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Urban Meyer vows he won't make Ohio State's run at another title miserable— The last time Urban Meyer entered a season leading the No.1 team in the count
Urban Meyer vows he won't make Ohio State's run at another title miserable
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
— The last time Urban Meyer entered a season leading the No.1 team in the country, it nearly cost him his life. Fresh off Florida's 2008 national championship season — its second title in three years — Meyer was starting to feel the toll of... Read more
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Daily Press
Cost-of-attendance allowances for ACC athletes vary widelyWith eight public schools, six private and one hybrid, the ACC is college sport
Cost-of-attendance allowances for ACC athletes vary widely
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
With eight public schools, six private and one hybrid, the ACC is college sports’ most diverse power conference. Those 15 members have taken similarly varied approaches to cost-of-attendance scholarships, a benefit available to athletes for the first... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
From mega videoboards to beach-theme club seats, schools battle to attract college football fansFlorida Atlantic may be on a smaller scale than institutions like Auburn and Vi
From mega videoboards to beach-theme club seats, schools battle to attract college football fans
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
Florida Atlantic may be on a smaller scale than institutions like Auburn and Virginia Tech, but the school still faces the same concerns when it comes to its student body. The Owls face pressure to fill a relatively new 30,000-seat stadium. "We're... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ferguson defends interim chief after concerns raised about suspensionsFerguson defends interim police chief after concerns are raised about his caree
Ferguson defends interim chief after concerns raised about suspensions
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Ferguson defends interim police chief after concerns are raised about his career history of suspensions and allegations he struck a woman in the face Anderson was suspended three times from the Glendale Police Department in Arizona during a period... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hillary Clinton's server company executive and the $500m Ponzi schemeEXCLUSIVE: Top executive at Hillary's server company was sued for 'fraud' after
Hillary Clinton's server company executive and the $500m Ponzi scheme
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
EXCLUSIVE: Top executive at Hillary's server company was sued for 'fraud' after 'receiving proceeds' from $500m Ponzi scheme run by Backstreet Boys impresario Platte River Networks maintained 'home brew' server Clinton used while Secretary of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Teen 'sexually assaulted and killed widowed mother'Teen who had long history of mental illness 'sexually assaulted and killed wido
Teen 'sexually assaulted and killed widowed mother'
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Teen who had long history of mental illness 'sexually assaulted and killed widowed mother' and has now left his three siblings orphans Daniel Aaron Sellers, 18, is charged with killing his mother, Jennifer Sellers, 46 Jennifer's husband, David,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Police swarm theaters on debut weekend of Straight Outta ComptonPolice patrols swarm theaters nationwide for fear of violence and riots on debu
Police swarm theaters on debut weekend of Straight Outta Compton
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Police patrols swarm theaters nationwide for fear of violence and riots on debut weekend of Straight Outta Compton The film shows the origins of rap group N.W.A. and its members Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren A Universal... Read more
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ESPN
Jim Harbaugh a savior now, but coaches who have returned to alma mater tell of peaks, valleysschool, the team, the town and the people. The first-year Michigan coach takes
Jim Harbaugh a savior now, but coaches who have returned to alma mater tell of peaks, valleys
ESPN / Posted 21 days ago
school, the team, the town and the people. The first-year Michigan coach takes the same routes to work as his former coach at Michigan, Bo Schembechler, because he lives just a few doors down from where Schembechler once resided. Devonshire or... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump still has sizable lead in Iowa as Carson leaps to second placeTrump still has lead in Iowa as caucus-goers warm up to Ben Carson who takes se
Trump still has sizable lead in Iowa as Carson leaps to second place
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
Trump still has lead in Iowa as caucus-goers warm up to Ben Carson who takes second place in latest poll Trump 22 – Carson 14 – Walker 9 – Cruz 8 – Fiorina 7 – Huckabee 7 The Donald ranks first when Iowa Republicans are asked who can best handle... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump says war with Fox News is over after phone call from Roger Ailespresident – but Megyn Kelly refuses to apologize as The Donald is welcomed back
Trump says war with Fox News is over after phone call from Roger Ailes
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
president – but Megyn Kelly refuses to apologize as The Donald is welcomed back on the air Billionaire presidential candidate Donald Trump announced a truce with Fox News Channel Monday via Twitter after a chat with the network's boss 'Roger... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump says war with Fox News is over after phone call from Roger AilesTrump declares war with Fox News is over after phone call from network presiden
Trump says war with Fox News is over after phone call from Roger Ailes
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
Trump declares war with Fox News is over after phone call from network president – but only after one final slap at Megyn Kelly Billionaire presidential candidate Donald Trump announced a truce with Fox News Channel Monday via Twitter after a chat... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump wants apology from Megyn Kelly for 'inappropriate questions' during debate as he boasts of ANOTHER poll boost – but Republican insiders ins
Trump wants apology from Megyn Kelly for 'inappropriate questions'
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
during debate as he boasts of ANOTHER poll boost – but Republican insiders insist The Donald's bubble will burst soon Billionaire presidential candidate insists it's the Fox anchor... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
Randall Headlines VT Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015BLACKSBURG – Five former student-athletes, including the quarterback who guided
Randall Headlines VT Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 26 days ago
BLACKSBURG – Five former student-athletes, including the quarterback who guided the Hokies to their first ACC title, along with a former team physician make up the newest class for induction into the Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame. Roscoe Coles,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Carly scores big but loses cool over Trump, spoke at Clinton Fdn eventCarly Fiorina makes new waves after shining in second-tier Cleveland debate but
Carly scores big but loses cool over Trump, spoke at Clinton Fdn event
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
Carly Fiorina makes new waves after shining in second-tier Cleveland debate but loses her cool in 'spin' room at the sound of Trump's name – and had her own Clinton Foundation love-fest last year GOP's lone female presidential candidate won new fans... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
International Panorama on SundayThe weekend’s big cultural event is the staging of the first international Pano
International Panorama on Sunday
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 28 days ago
The weekend’s big cultural event is the staging of the first international Panorama competition at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain. The competition has been organised by a joint government ministerial committee, the International Conference... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 28 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
Hawaii News Now / Posted 28 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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WALB Albany
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
WALB Albany / Posted 28 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 28 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 28 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 28 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 28 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 28 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 28 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 28 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 28 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 28 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Transcript from the 2015 GOP DebateThe following is a transcript of the Republican presidential primary debate hos
Transcript from the 2015 GOP Debate
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 28 days ago
The following is a transcript of the Republican presidential primary debate hosted by Fox News at 5 p.m. on Aug. 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. SPEAKERS: FORMER GOV. RICK PERRY, R-TEXAS FORMER SEN. RICK SANTORUM, R-PA. SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM,... Read more
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Daily Press
Virginia Tech renames street at football stadium 'Beamer Way'Further affirming a university and college football icon, Virginia Tech’s Board
Virginia Tech renames street at football stadium 'Beamer Way'
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
Further affirming a university and college football icon, Virginia Tech’s Board of Visitors has renamed Spring Road, adjacent to Lane Stadium, “Beamer Way.” The vote presumably ranks among the least contentious in board history. Frank Beamer is... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
VT Honors Hokies Football Coach Frank BeamerBlacksburg - Spring Road at Virginia Tech that runs along the west stands and p
VT Honors Hokies Football Coach Frank Beamer
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 28 days ago
Blacksburg - Spring Road at Virginia Tech that runs along the west stands and press box of Lane Stadium now has a new name. The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors Thursday renamed the road Beamer Way in honor of the school's all-time winningest... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Happy Hour' debate: Bottom-tier Republicans take shots at Trump'Happy Hour' debate gets nasty early as bottom-tier Republicans take pot shots
'Happy Hour' debate: Bottom-tier Republicans take shots at Trump
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
'Happy Hour' debate gets nasty early as bottom-tier Republicans take pot shots at Donald Trump Rick Perry and Carly Fiorina hammer The Donald, who won't take the stage until four hours later Fiorina mocks him for donating to Hillary Clinton's... Read more
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Daily Mail
First GOP debate lineup announced as big names fail to make the cutTrump will take center stage in first Republican debate as big names including
First GOP debate lineup announced as big names fail to make the cut
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
Trump will take center stage in first Republican debate as big names including Perry, Santorum and Graham fail to make the cut IN: Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Mike Huckabee, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Chris Christie and... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Area/Region News in Briefcanceled There will be no August meeting of the Warren County Veterans Council
Area/Region News in Brief
Warren Times Observer / Posted a month ago
canceled There will be no August meeting of the Warren County Veterans Council due to scheduling conflicts associated with the Warren County Fair. The group will resume meeting on the Wednesday, Sept. 9. County GOP to meet The Warren County... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alice Lupton And Others Recall Pringle And Smith StructuresJohn Shearer: Exploring the attic, playing touch football games in the yard,
Alice Lupton And Others Recall Pringle And Smith Structures
The Chattanoogan / Posted 1 months ago
John Shearer: Exploring the attic, playing touch football games in the yard, enjoying the latest technological gadget, and having cousins stay for a while sound like typical human... Read more
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