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2 hrs ago | WBTV

News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press

Jury selection is on the agenda for opening day in the corruption trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife in Richmond.

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3 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

'Crazy Eyes' actress Uzo Aduba is crazy about fans

"People on the street, people on Twitter ask, 'Can I be your prison wife?' I'm like you know, 'Name the day and the time,'" Aduba joked.

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5 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

Medal of Honor quest for N.Y. WWI hero marches on

A statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood July on 10, in Albany, N.Y. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will consider whether the black World War I hero from Albany should be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor about 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack, killing several of the enemy and saving a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, John McHugh, Republican, US House of Representatives, Albany, NY, History in the News

9 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Official: Storms destroy E. Tenn. homes, no deaths

Powerful storms that raked across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, but there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Claiborne County, TN, Speedwell, TN, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Weather

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Newsday

Reporter recalls Soviet evasion in '83 jet downing

Those searching for the truth about what happened in the shoot-down of the Malaysia airliner over Ukraine can take little comfort from the history of another passenger jet that was blasted out of the sky over the Soviet Union more than three decades ago: The Kremlin at the time dodged, weaved and obfuscated.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Anchorage, AK, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 707, Russia,

ABC News

Reporter Recalls Soviet Evasion in '83 Jet Downing

Those searching for the truth about what happened in the shoot-down of the Malaysia airliner over Ukraine can take little comfort from the history of another passenger jet that was blasted out of the sky over the Soviet Union more than three decades ago: The Kremlin at the time dodged, weaved and obfuscated.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Anchorage, AK, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 707

Berkshire Eagle

In Mass. governor's race, Baker leads pack in fundraising

Republican Charlie Baker is not only leading every other candidate in the fundraising race for governor, but his financial support is also deeper across a wider swath of Massachusetts than any of his rivals.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Beacon Hill (Boston, MA), Boston, MA, Worcester, MA

News Times

Nude models, artists take to NYC streets

Marion La Coguic, of Portland, Ore., is painted at Columbus Circle as body-painting artists gathered to decorate nude models as part of an event featuring artist Andy Golub, Saturday, July 26, 2014, in New York.

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CBC News

Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine

Pro-Russian troops prepare to travel in a tank on a road near the town of Yanakiyevo in Donetsk region.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future

In this Aug. 8, 2010 file photo, trumpeter Wynton Marsalis plays at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I. He will be among the featured performers returning to the festival on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: Newport, RI, Wynton Marsalis, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Miles Davis

Alabama Live

The ultimate speed breaker is a dud in Today in Pictures

A car drives past a tail of a missile in the city of Lisichansk, Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine Saturday.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Naples Daily News

The growing trend of boomer roomies New York a " Ita s not exactly a oeThe Golden Girls,a but for Marciaa

Associated Press ABOVE: Carolyn Allen, 69, left, a widow who has suffered two strokes, with roommate Marcia Rosenfeld, who owns the apartment in Brooklyn, New York, where Allen lives.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Non-Profit

The Victoria Advocate

Rig Count

The rig count includes the number of active drilling rigs in Victoria, Goliad, Gonzales, Calhoun, Jackson, Bee, Refugio, DeWitt, Lavaca, Wharton, Karnes and Matagorda counties.

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The Bennington Banner

Minister: Flights between Aruba, Venezuela resume

Flights between Aruba and Venezuela have resumed after the South American country suspended them following the arrest of the highest-ranking Venezuelan official ever detained on a U.S. warrant.

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The Bennington Banner

California trying to cut water, but is it working?

When Gov. Jerry Brown called on everyone from residents to businesses in California to curb water usage by 20 percent, he told state government to lead by example.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, California State Prison, Sacramento, State Prisons, Prison

Boston.com

Pope Francis to visit US in 2015, archbishop says

Pope Francis accepted a replica of the Liberty Bell from Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter as Archbishop Charles J. Chaput looked on during the pope's general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican in March.

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The Jersey Journal

Jon Bon Jovi and potential Bills ownership group reportedly looked into Toronto stadium sites

We say that because there was a report earlier this week that the New Jersey rocker wouldn't move the Bills to Canada.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBC News

Argentina facing default on $1.5B debt

A sign in Spanish posted on a wall at the Argentine Economy Ministry reads: "Together we will fight against the loan shark vultures," referring to an unresolved dispute over $1.5 billion in unpaid debts.

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Related Topix: South America, Argentina, World News

Berkshire Eagle

Lifetime drops reality TV show on Texas mortuary

The Lifetime TV network says it dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found at the facility and the co-owners were charged with corpse abuse.

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Deseret News

Associated Press analysis: Old story, new twists in Gaza war

In this Tuesday, July 22, 2014, file photo, Israeli police officers secure a destroyed house that was hit by a rocket fired by Palestinians militants from Gaza, in Yahud, a Tel Aviv suburb near the airport, central Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

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