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Bob McDonnell’s Sister Testifies at Corruption Trial in Virginia

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 9:02pm
The testimony also tried to counter a prosecution contention that money woes made Bob McDonnell and his wife susceptible to cash offerings while he was governor.






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Rick Perry, Fighting Charges, Hires High-Profile Legal Team in Texas

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:47pm
Gov. Rick Perry, who was photographed and fingerprinted Tuesday after a felony indictment, vowed to fight the charges “with every fiber of my being.”






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National Briefing | Washington: White House Promises to Change Rules for Removal From No-Fly List

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:37pm
The Obama administration is promising to change the way people can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of terrorism suspected barred from air travel.






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National Briefing | West: California: 2 Teenagers Are Arrested After Police Say They Planned Attack

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:36pm
Investigators acting on a tip arrested two students who were said to be planning to target three staff members and kill as many people as possible at a suburban Los Angeles school.






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Square Feet: Millennials Going to Kansas City, to Live and Work

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:35pm
An influx of young people is revitalizing the city’s downtown, and developers are responding by converting obsolete office towers into luxury residences.






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National Briefing | South: Tennessee: Case Over Test Fraud Is Shut

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:29pm
Prosecutors said four people caught in a teacher certification fraud scheme have agreed to stop teaching, ending the federal case involving teachers in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.






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Ski Town May Face Winter Without Popular Path to Slopes

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:22pm
One of Utah’s most popular ski resorts is facing eviction in a legal dispute that may not be settled by the time winter kicks in.






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Man Killed by St. Louis Officers in Disturbance at Store

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:15pm
The police said the man was brandishing a knife and that he had refused to drop it and approached officers.






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Advocates Seek to Delay Deportations for Millions

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:11pm
Since legislation failed on Capitol Hill, immigrant advocacy groups have turned their focus on the president, demanding that he halt most deportations.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Let’s Not Talk About Sex

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:45pm
Why aren’t doctors promoting the lifesaving HPV vaccine?






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Aide Describes Staff Revolt Against Former Virginia Governor’s Wife

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 7:10pm
Virginia’s former secretary of the commonwealth, Janet Vestal Kelly, detailed the strains that “ruined” her relationship with Maureen McDonnell, the wife of former Gov. Bob McDonnell.






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Motherlode Blog: How Does a 2-Year-Old Wear Glasses? (Not) Very Carefully.

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:04pm
I wasn’t happy when the pediatric ophthalmologist ordered up glasses for my toddler. But it wasn’t supposed to be about me.






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Police Identify Darren Wilson as Officer Who Fatally Shot Ferguson, Mo. Teenager, Linking Him to Robbery

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:15am
The authorities in Ferguson, Mo., on Friday identified the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed African-American teenager as Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran of the department.






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HistorySource: Kennedy, L.B.J. and a Disputed Deer Hunt

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:00am
The outing foreshadowed the differing attitudes of Americans regarding hunting and other recreation involving firearms.






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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:55am
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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Police Identify Officer Who Fatally Shot Teenager

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 8:52am
The authorities on Friday identified the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed African-American teenager as Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran of the department.






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News: Live Updates on Protests Over Police Shooting in Ferguson, Mo.

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:04am
Ferguson residents and the police have clashed since an unarmed man was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday.






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New Tack on Unrest Eases Tension in Missouri

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:47pm
As the local police prepared to release the name of the officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager, the Missouri State Highway Patrol took over security in Ferguson.






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In Wake of Clashes, Calls to Demilitarize Police

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:46pm
Images of billowing tear gas and explosions used in response to protests in Ferguson, Mo., have spurred a broad call from across the political spectrum for the demilitarization of police.






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National Briefing | West: California: Police to Face Suit Over Killing of Unarmed Man

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:17pm
The family of Ezell Ford, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles police officers on Monday evening, plans to file a wrongful-death lawsuit against the Police Department.
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