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    Cops Find Stolen, Loaded Gun in Suspect’s, er, Privates

    By Mario Sevilla

    KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say a 19-year-old woman smuggled a loaded gun into a jail after a cavity search revealed she had been hiding the weapon in her crotch. A police report from Kingsport police says Dallas Archer was Full Article

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    Former Supreme Court Justice: Legalize Pot

    By Aaron Pero

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens says he thinks the federal government should legalize marijuana. The 94-year-old retired justice tells NPR that public opinion has changed on the issue. Stevens also says that there isn't much distinction Full Article

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    Joan Rivers Refuses To Apologize For Insult

    By Aaron Pero

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Joan Rivers refuses to apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity of three women kidnapped in Cleveland. Rivers and her daughter discussed their reality show Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show and she complained Full Article

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    4th Graders Accused Of Dealing Pot

    By Aaron Pero

    (CNN) -- Legalized marijuana has found its way into playground commerce, leading to a group of Greeley, Colorado, fourth-graders being disciplined for selling and trading pot. The incident began when a boy sold a bag of marijuana to three classmates Full Article

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    New Test Approved For Detecting Cervical Cancer

    By Aaron Pero

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as the first ever U.S.-approved alternative to the Pap smear, the decades-old mainstay of cervical cancer screening. The Food and Drug Administration approved Roche's cobas HPV Full Article

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    Mom Bites Off Dog’s Ear as it Attacks Daughter

    By Katie Lyons

    ALVIN, TX (KRON) --- A mother in Texas bit off a pit bull's ear to stop it from attacking her 2-year-old daughter. Chelsi Camp was pet-sitting her friend's dog last month when the dog suddenly began to attack her daughter, Full Article

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    Company Ordered to Stop Using Abortion Waste for Electricity

    By Candice Naranjo

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marion County commissioners have given final approval to an order to stop a company from receiving medical waste until procedures are in place to prevent the burning of fetal material to generate power. While taking the action Full Article

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    Contestant on The Bachelorette Dies in Paragliding Accident

    By Candice Naranjo

    CNN) -- Eric Hill, who was a contestant in the upcoming season of "The Bachelorette," died this week from injuries suffered in a paragliding accident. Hill, 31, was an adventurer with a goal of setting a world record by visiting Full Article

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    First Lady Gets Resume From 10 Year Old

    By Aaron Pero

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees took a serious turn Thursday when a 10-year-old girl in the front row told the first lady that her dad had been out of work for Full Article

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    FDA Proposes First Regulations for E-Cigarettes

    By Candice Naranjo

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels. While the proposal being issued Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration won't immediately mean changes Full Article

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    Man Gets Life for Killing Two Women at Retirement Home

    By Candice Naranjo

    DETROIT (AP) — A 67-year-old grandfather has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole in the killing of two women at a Detroit retirement home. Mike Reda of Detroit was convicted this month of first-degree murder in Full Article

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    Wrestling Legend Rants About Same Sex Marriage in Podcast

    By Candice Naranjo

    WWE Wrestling Legend Stone Cold Austin shared on his weekly podcast his fiery support for same-sex marriage. Austin says more power to any human being who wants to be married. The wrestler, who is married with three children, says he Full Article

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    New Georgia Law Allows Guns in Restaurants, Schools, and Churches

    By Candice Naranjo

    Ellijay, Georgia (CNN) -- Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding. House Bill 60, or the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014, which opponents have nicknamed the "guns Full Article

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    Oldest Former MLB Player, Conrado Marrero, Dies in Cuba

    By Candice Naranjo

    HAVANA (AP) — Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, has died, his grandson said. He was 102, just two days Full Article

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    Tarantino Loses First Round Of Lawsuit with Gawker for Leaked Script

    By Candice Naranjo

    (CNN) -- A lawsuit filed by Academy Award winning screenwriter and celebrated director Quentin Tarantino against the Gawker website for linking to a script for a future movie project was dismissed Tuesday by a federal judge. In January, Gawker posted Full Article

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    Judge Allows Name Change for Bradley Manning

    By Candice Naranjo

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge granted a request Wednesday to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning. The former intelligence analyst is serving a Full Article