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The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local... More>>

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Police Release Sketch Of Attempted Bus Stop Abductor Video included

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Memphis Police have released a composite sketch of a man who looks like a suspect who tried to abduct an 11-year-old girl from a bus stop Wednesday morning, Sept. 10. More>>

Jerry 'The King' Steps Back Into The Ring Sept. 18

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Two years after suffering a heart attack Memphis native Jerry "The King" Lawler is going to be doing what he is best known for on Thursday. He's heading back into the wrestling ring. More>>

Ole Miss-Memphis Game Set For 6:30 Kickoff

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Ole Miss' Sept. 27 home football game against the Memphis Tigers will kick off at 6:30 p.m. CT and be televised by FSN, the Southeastern Conference office announced Monday. More>>

Mother Dies After Family Unable To Reach 911 Video included

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Monday was the third day of 9-1-1 service call problems affecting six Western Tennessee counties, including Shelby and Dyer. More>>

'Gotham' Actress Wants To Help Mid-South Flood Victims

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During a satellite interview Monday on Good Morning Memphis actress Jada Pinkett Smith, who is starring in Fox's new show "Gotham," offered to donate money to those Mid-Southerners impacted by Thursday's flash flood victims by way of her charity organization. More>>

Bus Driver, 10 Bolton High Students Injured In Bus Crash Video included

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A school bus driver and 10 students from Bolton High School were injured Monday afternoon after a Durham School Services school bus veered off the side of the road and into the nearby woods near the intersection of Austin Peay Highway and Old Brownsville Road in eastern Shelby County. More>>

Southaven Recruiting More Women For Police Force

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Southaven Police are looking for a few good women to round out the force. More>>

Brother Who Fatally Shot Younger Sister On Dare Sentenced To 5 Years Video included

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A 14-year-old Whitehaven teen who pleaded guilty Sept. 10 to second degree murder in the shooting death of his 10-year old sister was sentenced to five years in the custody of the Department of Children's Services until he is 19. More>>

Statewide Bus Tour Celebrates Early Childhood Reading

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Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam rolled into Shelby County Monday afternoon at the Collierville Library on a bus celebrating the 10th anniversary of Shelby County's Books From Birth program and the 19th anniversary of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. More>>

Cohen: ISIS Most Frightening Threat For America

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This nation is the oldest Democracy in the modern world. It has survived a British effort to overthrow it, a civil war that almost tore it apart and a terrorist attack which attempted to bring us to our knees. But Congressman Steve Cohen believes the latest threat posed by the terrorist organization ISIS may be among the most frightening the United States has ever faced. More>>

Tenn. Supreme Court Names Next Attorney General

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The state Supreme Court has named Gov. Bill Haslam's top legal adviser, Herbert Slatery, as Tennessee's next attorney general. Slatery will be the state's first Republican attorney general. More>>

Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge

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The Minnesota Vikings have seen the details. They have seen photos of the injuries that Adrian Peterson's 4-year-old son suffered at the hands of the star running back. They have a history of punishing players who have... More>>

7 Of 10 Teens Charged In Mob Attack Released Video included

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Seven of the 10 teenagers facing charges in the Kroger grocery store parking lot mob attack in Poplar Plaza on Sept. 6 have been released. More>>

MLGW Crews To Shut Down Lanes On Interstate 240 North

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If you will be out Monday night, you may want to avoid I-240 North. MLGW crews will be shutting down two lanes at a time on Interstate 240 North. More>>

Bryant Asks US Agency To Assess DeSoto Flooding Video included

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Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he's asking the federal Small Business Administration to send teams to DeSoto County to assess flood damage from last week's heavy rainfall. More>>

First Lady Michelle Obama To Visit Memphis

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First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to Memphis on Wednesday. She is scheduled to visit children at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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Wet Lines Affecting 9-1-1 Emergency Calls In West Tennessee Video included

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According to Ray Chiozza, who is over the 9-1-1 emergency system in West Tennessee, said that some may experience a problem with trying to make 9-1-1 emergency calls. The affected counties are Shelby, McNairy, Crockett, Hardeman, Dyer and Weakley. More>>

Tenn Career Center To Hold Jobs4TN Hiring Event Covington

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Tennessee Career Center of Tipton County is announcing the Jobs4TN Hiring Event Covington sponsored by Rep. Debra Moody and Sen. Mark Norris.  More>>

Tennessee Man Arrested In 2008 Michigan Rape Case

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A 57-year-old Memphis, Tennessee, man has been charged in connection with the rape of a woman in western Michigan at knife-point six years ago.  More>>

1 New West Nile Case Confirmed In Hinds County

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Mississippi health officials have confirmed one new case of West Nile virus, in Hinds County. That brings the state's total so far this year to 25 cases.

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Third Parties Still Fighting For Ballot Access

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 Four years after the Libertarian Party of Tennessee filed its first lawsuit to get on the ballot, the group is still fighting for access in a state that has some of the most restrictive ballot access rules in the country.
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Wire Fraud Inquiry Into Miss. Fugitive Widens

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A growing number of people are telling federal investigators they lost money in a scheme orchestrated by Gina Palasini, a Mississippi fugitive arrested Aug. 29 in Palm Springs, California.
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TSU, Community College Agree On Transfers

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Tennessee State University and Southwest Tennessee Community College have signed an agreement that will allow students who complete two years at Southwest to transfer to TSU to complete their baccalaureate degree.
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Memphis Tapped For New Professional football League

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Professional football is coming back to Memphis. A new pro league, called the North American Football League, will launch next year with eight teams.
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Police: Trooper hurt in ambush conscious, talking

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A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday. More>>

Churches Hold Joint Service To Halt Youth Crime Video included

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A week after dozens of teenagers were caught on cellphone video attacking two Kroger employees and a shopper in the parking lot of Poplar Plaza, two churches held an event to stop youth crime.
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Area Law Enforcement Train For Mass Shooting

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Mid-South emergency responders came together Sunday morning to train for a large scale active shooter training exercise. The exercise was held at Wolfchase Galleria. More>>

Peterson case creates new crisis for NFL

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Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson's booking on a child abuse charge Saturday has created another crisis for the embattled NFL, already derided for not responding strongly enough to acts of domestic... More>>

Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

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Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over "the guardians of gridlock" in an... More>>

COGIC Honors Life, Legacy Of Bishop GE Patterson Video included

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Next Monday, Sept. 22, the Church of God In Christ will honor the life and legacy of Bishop Gilbert Earl Patterson, the former presiding bishop of COGIC. More>>

MPD Search For Suspects Who Shot 2 On Print St. Video included

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Memphis Police are searching for three suspects in an older model Ford pickup truck with Mississippi tags who were involved in a double shooting that killed one on Print Street Saturday evening. More>>

Suspect Arrested After Human Head, Hands Found Inside Bag Video included

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Memphis Police say that after a human head and two hands were found inside a bag in the 3800 block of Dunn, officers arrested Michael W. Wilson, Jr., and charged with second degree murder and abuse of a corpse. More>>

Mom Jailed For Claiming Child Was Taken During Carjacking

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A 28-year-old mother is in jail for false reporting after she told police her six-year-old child was in her car after two men carjacked her car Saturday evening on North Highland. More>>

Red Cross Continues Assistance For Families Affected By Flash Flood Video included

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Mid-South Red Cross emergency response vehicles circulated in the Southaven, Mississippi, and North Memphis areas hit hard by the recent flooding to distribute cleanup kits, water, snacks, and other bulk distribution items to help people affected by the flooding with their cleanup efforts. More>>

Tennessee State Coasts Past Jackson State 35-7 Video included

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De'Ante Saunders had two interceptions, returning one 45 yards for a touchdown to fuel a stout defensive effort by Tennessee State in a 35-7 victory over Jackson State on Saturday night. More>>

Video shows slaying of British aid worker

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Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as "an... More>>

Fire Crews Battle Building Fire Near AutoZone Park Video included

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Memphis firefighters worked over an hour to gain control of a building fire on the north end of downtown in the shadows of AutoZone Park on Saturday.
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Cosplay Galore at Memphis' First Comic Expo

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Where in Memphis on Saturday could you have found The Joker's girlfriend Harley Quinn, Chewbacca, Jerry "The King" Lawler, and other cosplay characters in the same place? The Agricenter played host to the first-ever Memphis Comic Expo. More>>

Football Team Forced To Remove Christian Crosses From Helmets

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Football players at Arkansas State University were ordered to either remove a Christian cross decal from their helmets or modify it into a mathematical sign after a Jonesboro attorney complained that the image violated the U.S. Constitution. More>>

SHC Parade Weaves Through Orange Mound

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Saturday morning nearly 10 hours before kickoff fans lined the Orange Mound neighborhood for the annual Southern Heritage Classic Parade.
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Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush

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A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania's rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and another critically wounded, and authorities scoured the densely wooded countryside and beyond on... More>>

Family Unexpectedly Reunited With Long Lost Dog

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An Arizona family has been reunited with their long lost English bulldog, who they say was stolen from them eight years ago when they lived in Memphis. It's a reunion no one saw coming. More>>

Judge Calls For Overhaul Of Sentencing Rules

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A federal appeals court judge on Thursday called for an overhaul of federal sentencing rules after upholding the 15-year prison term of a Tennessee man convicted of possessing seven bullets. More>>

Tennessee Justices To Announce New AG On Monday

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Tennessee Supreme Court justices plan to announce their choice for the next state attorney general on Monday. More>>

Record Yield Expected For Mississippi Corn

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Mississippi State University analysts say ample rains helped bring the yield for dryland corn close that for irrigated land, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture is forecasting record yield of 180 bushels per acre. More>>

2 Ripley Teenagers Die In 1-car Wreck

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An early-morning crash has killed two teenagers from Ripley.
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American Congregations Accepting Of Gays

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A new study proves overall acceptance of gays in U.S. religious congregations.
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State Police: Trooper Shot Dead Outside Barracks

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Two troopers were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania during a late-night shift change, leaving one dead and another injured, and authorities were searching Saturday for the suspect or suspects, state police said.
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Saturday Morning Weather

Today: Morning fog and drizzle, becoming partly sunny. Cool afternoon highs near 70 degrees.
Tonight: Partly cloudy and cool. Overnight lows in the mid 50s.

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No Injuries In House Fire Near Cooper-Young

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A house fire in the 900 block of Meda Street in the Cooper-Young District Friday evening was caused by the careless disposal of smoking material in a garbage can in the upstairs bedroom, a Memphis Fire spokesman said. More>>

Friday Night Blitz Week 3 Tennessee Scores Video included

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Friday Night Blitz Week 3 Mississippi Scores Video included

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Friday Night Blitz Week 3 Arkansas Scores Video included

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25th Annual Southern Heritage Classic Weekend In Full Swing Video included

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It's one of the biggest annual sporting events that comes to Memphis. The Southern Heritage Classic is this weekend. More>>

4,000 Students Attend SHC College Fair Video included

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More than 4,000 students attended the Fifth Annual Southern Heritage Classic on Friday at the fairgrounds next to the Liberty Bowl. More>>

Missing Dyer County Man Last Seen Aug. 29

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The Dyer County Sheriff said they are searching for Robert Anthony Roberson, who was last seen Aug. 29. More>>

Goats, Goats, And More Goats This Weekend In Millington

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If you're looking for a unique experience to do this weekend, then head over to Millington for the 25th Annual International Goat Days Festival. More>>

Flooded Out Apartment Residents Offered Temp Housing Video included

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Residents at the Savannah Creek Apartments in Southaven were ones of the hardest hit in Thursday's flooding. A lot of people had to be rescued by boat and many of those same people lost everything they had.
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Cavaliers Sign U Of M's Chris Crawford

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Undrafted free agent point guard Chris Crawford of the University of Memphis signed a two year, partially guaranteed deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday. More>>

Investigations underway in Ohio prison escape

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Criminal and internal investigations were underway Friday to determine how three Ohio inmates including a convicted killer of three students were able to escape from prison during recreation a day earlier. More>>

Vikings Star RB Adrian Peterson Indicted In Child Injury Case Video included

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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Montgomery County, Texas, for reckless or negligent injury to a child. More>>

'Fam Mob' Teens Accused Of Stealing From Gas Station Video included

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FOX13 News has learned that the "Fab Mob" teens who made national headlines for the brutal viral beating of three innocent people at the Kroger grocery store in Poplar Plaza, are also accused of stealing from nearby business. More>>

SCS Tracking Down 2,500 Students Not Enrolled At School Video included

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Shelby County School officials are working to track down some 2,500 students that so far this year, are unaccounted for. The district is working with community partners to address their truancy problem.     More>>

Drivers Deal with Aftermath Of Flooded Vehicles Video included

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With all of the damage after Thursday's record rainfall some Mid-Southerners are having to deal with waterlogged vehicles. More>>

Miss. Gov. Phil Bryant Surveys Flood Damage In DeSoto Co. Video included

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On Thursday heavy rains left behind massive flooding all over DeSoto County. On Friday the county is drying off and Gov. Phil Bryant is surveying the damage left behind. More>>

Case Reset For Former MPD Officer Indicted For Rape

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A former Memphis Police officer, who was expected to be arraigned in Shelby County Criminal Court on rape charges, had his case reset to Oct. 9. More>>

TSA Adds Additional Pre-Check Lane At MEM, For A Price

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Starting Monday, Sept. 15, the Transportation Security Administration will add an additional TSA Pre-Check lane in the Concourse C security checkpoint at Memphis International Airport. More>>

Robbery Defendant Indicted on Jury Influence Charge

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A criminal defendant convicted in July in an aggravated robbery case has been indicted on charges of improper influence of a juror, Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said Friday.
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Southland Mall Reopens After Store Roof Collapse

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The Southland Mall in Whitehaven reopened Friday, a day after it was forced to close after record rainfall tore a hole in the roof of the Discount Wigs 3 store. The Discount wigs 3 store remains closed.
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Jonesboro Gets US Grant For Railroad Overpass

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $1.2 million grant to create a railroad overpass in Jonesboro. More>>

Tenn. State Treasurer Announces College Saving Incentive

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State Treasurer David Lillard Jr. is offering an incentive for families to start saving for college. He visited Stewarts Creek Middle School in Smyrna and announced scholarships in the amount of $5,290 will be given to two families by the TNStars 529 College Savings Program. More>>

Arkansas Launches Student Communication Campaign

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The Arkansas Department of Education has launched a campaign to help student's achieve academic success by encouraging communication between parents and teachers. More>>

RESOURCE GUIDE: After The Flood Tips Video included

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Flash flooding all over the city left people trapped inside their homes and cars. More>>

Shelby County Schools Establishes Memorial Fund For Former Employee

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Shelby County Schools has established a memorial fund to benefit the son and family of former employee,TorhondaCathey.
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Riverview Middle School No Longer On Lockdown

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Riverview Middle School was on lockdown for a short time because of a domestic dispute between man and woman, according to MPD. More>>

Museum traces fragments of Star-Spangled Banner Video included

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If you happen to find some remnants of woven wool in your attic - in red, white or blue and marked Fort McHenry - the Smithsonian Institution would like to know. More>>

Police: Man Arrested In VA Hospital Stabbing

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Memphis police arrested the man they say stabbed a doctor at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center.
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Police Search For Suspect In Four Armed Robberies

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Police say a man has robbed at least four gas stations.
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Australia Raises Terror Alert Level

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The Australian government on Friday raised its terrorism threat level to the second-highest warning in response to the domestic threat posed by Islamic State movement supporters. More>>

San Diego Cabbies Cry Foul Over Body Odor Test

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Body odor is among 52 criteria that officials at San Diego International Airport use to judge taxi drivers. Cabbies say that smacks of prejudice and discrimination.



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