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4 hrs ago | WRAL.com

Federal court upholds Fla.'s docs vs. glocks law

The ruling by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta overturned a previous decision that had declared the law unconstitutional.

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8 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Va. Gov. McAuliffe to tour tornado damage

In this aerial photo people inspect damage at Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort in Northampton County, Thursday, July 24, 2014, near Cheriton, Va., after a severe storm swept through the area.

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12 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Marathon bomb suspect's lawyers seek leaks hearing

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have renewed their request for a judge to hold a hearing on leaks to the news media.

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16 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Woman killed in rafting accident on Arkansas River

The Chaffee County Sheriff's Office says 57-year-old Mary Johnson, of Dallas, was rafting with several other people when their commercial guide fell into the river at about noon Thursday.

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20 hrs ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

Tornado Kills Couple, Injures Son at Virginia Campground

Police have identified a couple who were killed in their tent by a tornado that ripped through a packed campground on the eastern shore of Virginia early Thursday, injuring two dozen people.

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Yesterday | Castanet.net

Arctic oil spills to cross borders

New research suggests that any type of significant oil spill in Canada's western Arctic would likely spread quickly and foul oceans around Alaska and possibly as far west as Russia.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Skydiver dies during WWII-style jump in Oklahoma

A skydiver from central Illinois was killed earlier this week while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor World War II paratroopers, authorities said.

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Sunherald.com

Trinidad pair cleared of caging protected animals

In dropping the case, Senior Magistrate Lucina Cardenas Ragoonanan ordered authorities to return the seized birds, turtles and a monkey to the couple in central Freeport, but told forestry officials to periodically inspect the animals.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Storm slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

The sky turned black and cellphones pinged with emergency messages. Moments later, a fierce storm tore through a sprawling, carnival-like campground Thursday, snapping dozens of trees and flipping over RVs.

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WJRT

Virginia police: 2 dead after storm at campground

A fierce storm packing powerful winds and rain toppled trees and flipped campers Thursday at a Virginia campground Thursday, killing at least two people and sending at least 20 more to hospitals, officials said.

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WNNJ.com

NRA Hipster: Give All Kids a Gun

National Rifle Association News contributor Billy ' I'm a thinker ' Johnson has a new idea for education in America: Give everyone a gun, starting with kids.

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Rock102online.com

DNR announces plans for 'conservative' deer season

Minnesota wildlife managers have announced rules for a "conservative'' deer season to rebuild the whitetail population across much of the state.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Daily Democrat

California's salmon, steelhead get help

FRESNO >> State and federal wildlife officials have unveiled ambitious plans aimed at helping endangered salmon and steelhead thrive again in Central California rivers.

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KHOU-TV Houston

US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species in an effort to prevent them from being introduced into the wild.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Officials release sketch in peacock shooting death

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was speaking to voters in Iowa as much as Texas when he deployed as many as 1,000 armed National Guard troops to the Mexican border in South Texas.

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WMSI, MISS 103, Jackson, Mississippi

Brett Eldredge Goes Shark Diving

Brett Eldredge is giving fans a glimpse of his recent underwater excursion. The country star has posted a short YouTube video shot during his scuba diving celebration for his latest chart-topper, "Beat of the Music."

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WLNE-TV Providence

Somali lawmaker shot dead in drive-by shooting

Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.

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Cybercast News Service

Arrest linked to gun used after Boston bombings

This undated file photo provided by the Middlesex District Attorney's Office shows Massachusetts Institute of Technology Police Officer Sean Collier, 26, of Somerville, Mass., who was shot to death Thursday, April 18, 2013 on the school campus in Cambridge, Mass.

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Evening Sun

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Ukraine separatists almost certainly shot down the Malaysian plane, U.S. officials have concluded.

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