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Hulit, who gives each of her rescue pets a “new life name,” changed his name to Beaux Tox because he “looks like he needs Botox.” Hulit, who gives each of her rescue pets a “new life name,” changed his name to Beaux Tox because he “looks like he needs Botox.”

Dog who 'doesn't know he's deformed' finds true love after years of neglect

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Beau Tox, a sweet yellow Lab with a sunken cranium and close-set eyes, has a new lease on life thanks to a compassionate animal lover. More>>

What the Tech? Amazon car deliveries

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So Amazon is going to start putting your orders in the trunk of your car? How is that going to work and why is it safer than leaving packages on your doorstep? More>>

UPDATE: E. Coli outbreak involving Romaine lettuce expands

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The CDC says the number of people sickened by Romaine lettuce tainted by E.Coli continues to rise.

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Maryland reaches $33.5 million settlement with Volkswagen

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Maryland has reached a multimillion-dollar settlement with Volkswagen AG and two of its affiliates for using devices in cars that violated the state's environmental laws. More>>

Channel 3 gets sneak peek of 2018 St. Jude Dream Home Video included

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We're now just a couple of months away from the 2018 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway, which happens on June 24th live right here on Channel 3.

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SCHOOL PATROL

UPDATE: Whitfield Co. teacher arrested for heroin while on school campus Video included

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Staff members reported 28-year-old Raquel Spencer’s behavior to authorities as odd.

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UPDATE: Missing person case turns into homicide investigation in Bledsoe Co. Video included

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Three people are in custody in connection with the investigation.

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Rainy Thursday and an awesome weekend ahead Video included

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Good Thursday. With many creeks and stream still quite full, another 1/2 inch of rain is not a welcome sight, but it is what we are facing today. We still have the Coahulla Creek near Dalton about 2' above flood stage this morning, and that will only be e More>>

CFD raising money for MDA through "Fill the Boot" fundraiser

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You'll see almost 400 firefighters with boots in hand at busy intersections around town beginning Thursday. They're asking for any donations you may have for the "Fill the Boot" fundraiser. The money raised goes to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The More>>

Bridgestone donates almost 6,000 acres to preservation agency Video included

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Wednesday was a historic day for conservation efforts in Tennessee.

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VERDICT WATCH

Bill Cosby's sex assault trial now in hands of jury

Actor and comedian Bill Cosby arrives with his spokesman Andrew Wyatt for deliberations at his sexual assault retrial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania on April 25, 2018. Photo by Brendan McDermid / Reuters Actor and comedian Bill Cosby arrives with his spokesman Andrew Wyatt for deliberations at his sexual assault retrial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania on April 25, 2018. Photo by Brendan McDermid / Reuters
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The jury will decide whether Cosby, 80, is guilty of three counts of aggravated assault.

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Spicer presides over unveiling of Melania Trump wax figure at Madame Tussauds

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer poses next to a newly unveiled wax figure of first lady Melania Trump standing next to a wax figure of her husband, U.S. President Donald Trump, at the Madame Tussauds in NYC on 4/25/18. Photo by Reuters Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer poses next to a newly unveiled wax figure of first lady Melania Trump standing next to a wax figure of her husband, U.S. President Donald Trump, at the Madame Tussauds in NYC on 4/25/18. Photo by Reuters
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The former White House press secretary remarked that the wax figure was remarkably lifelike. It joins 'President Donald Trump' at the museum.

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Former President Bush out of intensive care, making progress

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Former President George H.W. Bush is thanking Houston for the "professionalism and obvious care" during the memorials and services for his wife, Barbara Bush. More>>

New video shows fatal police shooting of 'Cops' soundman at Omaha Wendy's

Photo courtesy of NBC News. Photo courtesy of NBC News.
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"It's a critical piece of evidence," said an attorney for Bryce Dion's family. "The videos don't lie."

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TRAFFIC ALERT

Road closures in Chattanooga for Thursday

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Here's a list of road closures for Thursday, April 26.

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Crews working to fix Marion Co. road after partial collapse

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Roadwork crews in Marion County are working to repair Mullins Cove Road after part of it collapsed.

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Former McCallie basketball coach accused of sexually abusing students Video included

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Officials at McCallie School are working to learn more about allegations of sexual abuse from two former students.

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13 semi-trucks line roadway to help man considering suicide

(Photo courtesy of Michigan State Police) (Photo courtesy of Michigan State Police)
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According to WDIV, the Michigan State Police reported a suicidal man threatened to jump from the I-696 overpass early Tuesday morning. 

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Tennessee lawmakers OK making locals help detain immigrants

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The legislation bans local governments from adopting "sanctuary" policies and threatens to withhold future state economic and community development money from localities not complying.

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UPDATE: Overturned semi caused delays for drivers on I-24 Wednesday morning Video included

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Traffic was a nightmare for drivers Wednesday morning on I-24.

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UPDATE: Drivers getting used to longer commutes with HWY 68 closed Video included

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State Route 68, or Wassom Memorial Highway, from Spring City to Crossville is where the crack is located.

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Remembering Tommy Jett 1940-2018 Video included

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Tommy Jett has died at the age of 77.

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UPDATE: Two arrested in separate states for assaulting, evading officers

Left: Ashley Hale | Right: Mason Nykolajcuyk Left: Ashley Hale | Right: Mason Nykolajcuyk
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Sheriff Steve Ross says it began when his deputies tried to stop the suspects, Mason Nykolajcuyk and Ashley Hale, who were in a stolen vehicle.

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Burn ban not just for safety but for our health Video included

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If you have any brush left over that you want to burn, and you have a permit in Hamilton County, you better do it soon.  

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What the Tech? Mother's Day gifts Video included

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Here are some techie Mother's Day gift ideas that she'll like better than the same old gift card More>>

City paying for shelter for homeless who lived at Tent City Video included

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City officials said 23 people who used to call Tent City home have been approved but are still waiting for permanent housing units to open up. More>>

Ex-cop arrested in Golden State serial killer murder-rape cold case

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The Golden State Killer has been arrested. More>>

FieldTurf hosting career fair in Calhoun, GA

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A sports turf company is hiring in North Georgia.

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Polk Co. Sheriff's office searching for attempted burglary suspect

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The Polk County Sheriff's Office said the attempted burglary happened in Ducktown. More>>

Matt Kenseth returning to NASCAR with Roush Fenway Racing

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Roush Fenway Racing wants to be among NASCAR's elite again and recognized it needed help for its ongoing rebuild. More>>

Vick to be assistant on Atlanta's new spring football team

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Michael Vick to serve as offensive coordinator for Brad Childress on Atlanta franchise in new Alliance of American Football that will begin play next February. More>>

Catoosa Co. Sheriff's Office searching for missing girl, wanted man

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Deputies say 15-year-old Chelsea Marie Nickerson is believed to be with 18-year-old Michael Chance Cranfield. More>>

Braves promoting top outfield prospect Acuna from Triple-A

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The Braves planned to promote the 20-year-old from Triple-A Gwinnett on Wednesday to join them in Cincinnati. More>>

Antioch Waffle House to donate sales to victims' families for next month Video included

The crime scene tape was removed from the restaurant Wednesday morning. (WSMV) The crime scene tape was removed from the restaurant Wednesday morning. (WSMV)
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For the next month, 100 percent of sales from this restaurant location will go to victims' families.

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Pandora to create 250 jobs in Atlanta

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The company plans to hire for positions in product and engineering, sales, client services, legal and human resources. More>>

Rescue at Little River Canyon

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Water rescue at Little River Canyon Tuesday night. More>>

National Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

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The time to get rid of prescriptions you no longer use or need is Saturday.

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Tennessee lottery looking for dogs for game tickets

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The lottery's "Dog Days of Summer" Facebook contest began Monday and runs through May 7. More>>

Riverbend to hold Military Appreciation Night

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Riverbend Festival will celebrate all branches of the military on Wednesday, June 13, for Military Appreciation Night. More>>

Genetic testing can help pediatric cancer patients, family members Video included

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Advancements in genetic testing can improve treatment for childhood cancer patients. More>>

Southwest has been faced with fines, union safety complaints

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Until last week, Southwest Airlines had a string of 47 years without a passenger dying in an accident, but it has also paid millions in fines over safety. More>>

Historic Ringgold cemetery vandalized Video included

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At least two headstones were broken and two more were uprooted and flipped over.

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More Rain Thursday

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Today will actually be really comfortable with temps this morning in the 50s. More>>

CPD investigating shooting after victim shows up at hospital

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According to police, the shooting happened in the 3300 block of Pinewood Avenue. 

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Third federal judge issues strongest order yet backing DACA

Immigration activists march in front of the Capitol on Feb. 7 in Washington. Photo by John Moore / Getty Images file Immigration activists march in front of the Capitol on Feb. 7 in Washington. Photo by John Moore / Getty Images file
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The order gives the administration 90 days to come up with better reasons to scrap DACA — or the judge will reinstate it in its entirety.

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Tennessee lawmakers OK restriction on short-term rental bans

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The House approved a final agreement Tuesday by a 67-23 margin, and the Senate followed with a narrow 18-14 vote.

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Chattanooga man charged in apparent stabbing of dog

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The police report says 20-year-old Cameron Samuel Jeffries is charged with aggravated animal cruelty for apparently stabbing a dog that later died.

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Water rescues and flooded roads in Hixson on Tuesday Video included

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The Channel 3 Storm Alert team measured at least 6 inches of standing water on the road on Winding Hills Lane in Hixson at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday. However, closer to a property owner's fence, it looked like closer to a foot. 

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Tree falls onto power lines; shuts down major road in Dalton Video included

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The tree knocked out power for about 500 customers.

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UPDATE: Mothers of Woodmore crash victims have mixed reactions to sentencing Video included

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Johnthony Walker will face four years behind bars for his role in the crash that killed six children. 

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DECISION 2018

Bradley County Sheriff candidates face off in debate Video included

Photo by Channel 3's Kate Smith. Photo by Channel 3's Kate Smith.
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Candidate Steve Lawson spoke about change. Current Sheriff, Eric Watson, focused on what he has accomplished over the last four years.

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Police investigating stabbing on Wilson Road

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Police spokesman Rob Simmons says the victim was taken to a hospital by a personal vehicle.

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Former NTSB chairman discusses upcoming special investigation report involving Woodmore crash Video included

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Two serious school bus crashes from November of 2016, including the one from Woodmore, will be part of one NTSB special investigation report.

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What the Tech? Google Activity Video included

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An investigation by The Daily Mail shows that Google actually collects and stores over 10-times the data than Facebook.

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UPDATE: Missing East TN boy located, safe

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6-year-old Kaydon Ray Leach has been located.

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First drug approved for most common inherited kidney disease

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Jynarque, from Japan's Otsuka Pharmaceutical, was approved Tuesday for autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. More>>

Former bus driver suing Grundy Co. Director of Schools, school board

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A former school bus driver is suing the Grundy County School Board and Director of Schools Jessie Kinsey. More>>

UPDATE: Atlanta to host 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon

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Atlanta had been joined by Chattanooga, Tenn.; Austin, Texas; and Orlando, Florida as interested bidders for the Olympic Trials, with Atlanta and Chattanooga emerging as finalists.

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Chick-fil-A looking to fill 90 positions at new East Ridge location

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A new Chick-fil-A is opening in East Ridge and that means new jobs. More>>

Georgia drivers aggressive? New study says yes

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Georgia ranked among the top states with the most aggressive drivers in a new study.

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US agency cracks down on Juul e-cigarette popular in schools

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FDA regulators also are asking manufacturer Juul Labs to turn over documents about the design, marketing and ingredients of its devices More>>

WATCH LIVE: President Trump, French President Macron hold White House news conference

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The French president will look to convince his U.S. counterpart to shift course on a number of front during his state visit.

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UPDATE: Early voting in Hamilton Co. ends Thursday

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April 11 kicks off early voting for the May 1, 2018, Hamilton County primary elections.  

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Tornado siren testing scheduled for Tuesday in Cherokee Co.

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Residents in Marble, Andrews, Topton and Murphy can expect to hear the sirens at 1:00 pm. More>>

Beer breath: Drinking alcohol may give you more than bad breath

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Drinking alcohol can give you more than strong breath — it may mess up the balance of good versus bad bacteria in your mouth, researchers reported Monday. More>>

Bob Dorough of 'Schoolhouse Rock' is dead at 94

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His son, Chris, says 94-year-old Bob Dorough died of natural causes Monday at his home in Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania. More>>

USPS to host Passport Fair at Shallowford Rd. location Saturday

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Customers can schedule an appointment to apply for a passport online or by calling 931-796-5411. Space is limited.

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YETI proclaims support of 2nd amendment after cutting ties with NRA foundation

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The outdoor lifestyles company says it offered these organizations another widely available alternative customization program.

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What the Tech? App of the day Worktime

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If you're like most people with a desk job, your smartphone sits on your desk for the entire day. Why not use it when you're not actually using it. This ridiculously simple app sounds worthless but it may be the app you use the most. More>>

Tennessee lawmakers OK whiskey barrel tax exemption

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Tennessee's Republican-led legislature has passed a proposal to exempt Jack Daniel's and other distillers from property tax on whiskey barrels, a fee the company says it hasn't had to pay at least since Prohibition ended eight decades ago. More>>

Critics claim top officials' personal use of TVA aircraft may be illegal

TVA bought a Cessna Citation Excel jet in 2015 for $11.2 million and a similar jet in 2017 for $10.7 million. A Mercedes Benz-style EC145 helicopter previously used by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was bought for $6.95 million. TVA bought a Cessna Citation Excel jet in 2015 for $11.2 million and a similar jet in 2017 for $10.7 million. A Mercedes Benz-style EC145 helicopter previously used by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was bought for $6.95 million.
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The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy compiled the flight information based upon FAA records, and is questioning the need for TVA to provide such personalized air travel. More>>

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  • APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

    APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

    Thursday, April 26 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-04-26 07:11:37 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:30:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, boys wait in line to make a phone call as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, boys wait in line to make a phone call as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs...
    A bipartisan Senate subcommittee has found that the government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe.More
    A bipartisan Senate subcommittee has found that the government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe.More
  • MGM sets August opening date for Massachusetts casino

    MGM sets August opening date for Massachusetts casino

    Thursday, April 26 2018 5:18 AM EDT2018-04-26 09:18:39 GMT
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    (Patrick Johnson/The Republican via AP). This April 24, 2018 aerial photo shows construction progress on the MGM Casino complex in downtown Springfield, Mass., which is on track to open in August, a few weeks ahead of schedule. MGM Resorts Internationa...(Patrick Johnson/The Republican via AP). This April 24, 2018 aerial photo shows construction progress on the MGM Casino complex in downtown Springfield, Mass., which is on track to open in August, a few weeks ahead of schedule. MGM Resorts Internationa...
    MGM is planning to open its $960 million Massachusetts casino earlier than expected.More
    MGM is planning to open its $960 million Massachusetts casino earlier than expected.More
  • Patton Oswalt credits late wife in Golden State Killer case

    Patton Oswalt credits late wife in Golden State Killer case

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-04-25 23:58:38 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:29:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). This Wednesday, April 25, 2018 photo shows a copy of the book "I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer" by Michelle McNamara at a Books Inc. bookstore in San Francisco. California authori...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). This Wednesday, April 25, 2018 photo shows a copy of the book "I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer" by Michelle McNamara at a Books Inc. bookstore in San Francisco. California authori...
    Comedian Patton Oswalt proudly and tenderly praises his late wife for her work on the Golden State Killer case.More
    Comedian Patton Oswalt proudly and tenderly praises his late wife for her work on the Golden State Killer case.More

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