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Friday, April 26, 2013

COUNTRY LEGEND GEORGE JONES HAS PASSED AWAY
Country legend George Jones has passed away. He had been in poor health for a long time, and had just gone into a Nashville hospital a few days ago.

Wednesday, April 23, 2013

MARATHON BOMBING SUSPECT WAS ALREADY IN TERRORIST THREAT DATABASE
U.S. officials apparently already had their eyes on one of the Boston Marathon attack suspects before the bombings. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was added to a list of people viewed as potential terrorists by the federal government.... after Russian officials tipped off the FBI that he'd become a follower of radical Islamists.

Monday, April 22, 2013

CHARGES COULD COME TODAY AGAINST BOSTON BOMBING SUSPECT
Charges could be filed today against the lone surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing. He's reportedly awake and responding -- in writing-- to questions, but can't speak because he was shot in the throat. 

Thursday, April 18, 2013

TEXAS FERTILIZER PLANT EXPLOSION
Rescuers are digging through the rubble today, looking for bodies in the community of West, Texas after a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant. About half the houses in the community of 2600 people had to be evacuated. The mayor says it was like a nuclear bomb went off. The blast was so strong it registered like a 2.1 earthquake on the richter scale.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

LATEST ON BOSTON BOMBINGS
69 victims remain hospitalized with injuries from Boston Marathon explosions; 24 of those are critical.

DOCTOR SAYS IT'S DIFFICULT TELLING PEOPLE THEY'LL NEED AMPUTATIONS
A doctor treating victims of the Boston bombings says it's tough to tell some of them they'll need amputation.  Dr. Peter Burke said there are five patients at Boston Medical Center who have needed to have their limbs removed.  Three people died in the blasts and more than 150 people were injured.

Monday, April 15, 2013

TAX FILING DEADLINE IS TODAY
It's April 15th, Tax Day. You have to have your tax return or your extension request filed by today or face I.R.S. fines and penalties. The line at the post offices to get the stamp before midnight is not nearly as long as it used to be. The IRS estimates that at least 85% of Tennesseans have filed taxes online this year, either through their preparers or on their own computers.

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