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Fugitive treasure hunter nabbed in Florida after 2-year hunt
A fugitive treasure hunter embroiled in a legal fight over what's been described as the greatest lost treasure in American history has been arrested in Florida after more than two years on the lam,...
January 28, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Renting out homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucks
Hundreds of people gather every year to hobnob with A-list celebrities at a charity bash thrown in the Super Bowl's host city. But instead of heading to a trendy nightclub or swanky restaurant, org...
January 28, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bart the cat hit by car, buried and then crawls from grave
Bart the cat was hit by a car, buried and seemingly crawled back from the dead.
January 28, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friend disputes Denver police account of teen's death
A teenage passenger who was in a car when a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed by Denver police has disputed authorities' account of her death, saying officers opened fire before one of them was ...
January 28, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice hosting recruitment fairs - Gov. Nathan Deal unveils 2015 Georgia tourism guide - Lead-tainted toys seized at Port of Savannah - Bomb s...
January 28, 2015 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Secret talks in Jordan try to win release of hostages
UPDATE: Secret talks were underway Tuesday in Jordan in the presence of a Japanese envoy to secure the freedom of a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State extremists an...
January 27, 2015 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tyson Foods planning $110 million expansion of Georgia plant
A food processing company is planning to create 500 jobs in the planned expansion of its plant in Dooly County.
January 27, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic
UPDATE: The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, even as it moved to restrict drilling indefinitely in ...
January 27, 2015 03:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Famed civil rights protesters to have arrest records erased
UPDATE: Nine black men arrested for integrating a whites-only South Carolina lunch counter 54 years ago may be heroes in the historic record, but in the record of the law they are still convicted t...
January 27, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Government tells agents to ID which immigrants not to deport
The Obama administration has ordered immigration agents to ask immigrants they encounter living in the country illegally whether they might qualify under President Barack Obama's plans to avoid dep...
January 28, 2015 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Englanders dig out after forecasters get it right
Trudging through knee-high snow, New Englanders began digging out from a blizzard Wednesday with grudging respect for the forecasters, who missed the mark in New York but were right on the money in...
January 28, 2015 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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DEA chief: US abandoned plan to track cars near gun shows
The Drug Enforcement Administration abandoned an internal proposal to use surveillance cameras for photographing vehicle license plates near gun shows in the United States to investigate gun-traffi...
January 28, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lebanese Hezbollah hits Israeli convoy, killing 2 soldiers
Missiles fired by the Lebanese Hezbollah group struck an Israeli military convoy on Wednesday, killing two soldiers in an apparent retaliation for a deadly airstrike attributed to Israel that kille...
January 28, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Famed South Carolina civil rights protesters have convictions erased
The convictions of nine South Carolina black men who integrated a whites-only lunch counter during the height of the civil rights movement were tossed out Wednesday during an emotional hearing befo...
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Balloon crew heading across Pacific move little, layer much
Only a few hundred miles and roughly two days stand in the way of the international team piloting the helium-filled Two Eagles balloon across the Pacific Ocean in a bid to break a pair of major dis...
January 28, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jordan ready to swap inmate for pilot held by Islamic State
Jordan is willing to swap an Iraqi woman prisoner involved in deadly 2005 hotel bombings for a Jordanian pilot captured in December by extremists from the Islamic State group, a government spokesma...
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Museum vows to reopen after thieves swipe historic gold
Wells Fargo Bank officials vowed to reopen a popular corporate museum in the heart of San Francisco's financial district after thieves smashed a stolen SUV through its front door and made off with ...
January 28, 2015 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Utah parents showed troubling signs before deaths
Benjamin and Kristi Strack often talked about the apocalypse and wanting to leave the evil they saw in the world, but friends and family thought that meant they would one day move somewhere remote ...
January 28, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia man is executed for killing fellow inmate
ATLANTA — Georgia on Tuesday executed a man who killed a fellow inmate despite arguments from his lawyers that his execution was prohibited by the Constitution because he was intellectually disable...
January 28, 2015 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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