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Odd News Roundup
Headlines this week are: Police seek man who swiped nearly $3K bottle of cognac - New Jersey radio host misses show for 1st time in 56 years - BASE jumper dies after setting parachute on fire for s...
May 21, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE: Latest headlines are: 3 ex-DeKalb County workers sentenced in overtime theft plot - Study: Severe vision loss is most common in the South
May 21, 2015 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable
UPDATE: The national president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable, and...
May 21, 2015 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panel OKs parole for transgender inmate seeking sex change
UPDATE: A California panel recommended parole for a transgender inmate on Thursday, a decision that could keep her from receiving the prison-funded sex reassignment surgery she says is necessary fo...
May 21, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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US presses Israel on talks for Middle East nuclear-free zone
UPDATE: The United States has sent a top official to Israel in an effort to revive talks on a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons, a central issue of a nuclear treaty review conference that so...
May 21, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton's Benghazi emails show correspondence with adviser
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received monthly missives about the growing unrest in Libya from a longtime friend who was previously barred by the White House from working for her...
May 21, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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After violence a year ago, Waco, South Carolina prepares for bike rally
Tens of thousands of bikers are expected to descend on South Carolina's Myrtle Beach area this Memorial Day weekend for the annual Atlantic Beach Bikefest — and when they do, they'll be met with be...
May 21, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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US schools ramp up use of safety drills, security
Safety drills, parent notification systems, and other safety measures in U.S. public schools grew in popularity in the years surrounding the massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School.
May 21, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paralyzed man uses his thoughts to control a robotic arm
A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported.
May 21, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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2016 prospect Rand Paul in new book: GOP willing to change
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul reaches out in his most direct way yet to African-Americans in a new book that highlights his libertarian policies on government surveillance, the econom...
May 21, 2015 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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