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Day: July 3, 2018

File Photo courtesy of the Royal Thai Army (This image taken before the team and their coach entered the cave).

Teen soccer team, coach found alive in Thailand cave

July 2 (UPI) — A dozen teenage soccer players and their coach, who’d been trapped for nine days deep in a Thailand cave, were found alive Monday (July 2), officials said. Authorities said all 13 members of the Wild Boar team are safe after the days-long search and rescue operation in the Tham Luang cave […]

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Distracted driving ban

Distracted driving ban, other laws that took effect Sunday

Compiled By Elaine Owen, Editor ~~ ATLANTA —Sunday, July 1, marked the beginning of a new fiscal year for Georgia and the state budget. That means that several new laws went into effect that you need to know about. Among them is a highly publicized measure that will make it illegal to hold or operate […]

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Maryland newspaper shooting

Five journalists were killed by a gunman as they worked — writing and editing stories, selling ads and crafting columns — at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. Survivors called it the stuff of nightmares: glass doors shattering, a lone shooter stalking through the office, firing at will on terrified employees. It was the […]

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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to retire

By MARK SHERMAN, The Associated Press ~~ WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Supreme Court’s decisive man in the middle on abortion, gay rights and other contentious issues, announced his retirement, giving President Donald Trump a golden chance to cement conservative control of the nation’s highest court. The 81-year-old Kennedy, often a voice of […]

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