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2016 Summer Olympics starts tonight

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Hey world, are you ready to samba? Because Rio is leading the dance. After one of the roughest-ever rides from vote to games by an Olympics host, the city of beaches, carnival, grinding poverty and sun-kissed wealth is lifting the curtain on South America’s first Olympics, ...

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PlayStations stolen from pawn shop owner pawned; 2 arrested

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities say two people who tried to pawn some stolen PlayStations didn’t realize that they had burgled the home of the pawn shop owner. Citing a Clarksville, Tennessee police report, The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/2axFG8I ) says 30-year-old Jeremy A. Watts and 24-year-old Jessica F. Heady tried to ...

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Gunman who killed 3 was ‘seeking out’ officers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Marine dressed in black and carrying extra ammunition set out to ambush police in Baton Rouge, authorities said Monday, a day after three law enforcement officers were killed in the attack. The gunman’s “movements, his direction, his attention was on police officers,” state ...

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Trump picks Pence as VP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, adding political experience and conservative bona fides to his Republican presidential ticket. Trump announced his decision on Twitter Friday morning, capping a frenzied 24 hours of speculation about his choice. A news conference was set ...

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Attack kills 84 in France

NICE, France (AP) — A Tunisian living in France drove a large truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day along Nice’s beachfront, killing at least 84 people, many of them children, according to police and hospital officials. The slaughter ended only after police killed the armed attacker in a hail of ...

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Prayer vigil held in downtown Clarksville

Several members of the Clarksville community, including government officials, clergy and citizens, gathered outside the Clarksville Police Department for a prayer vigil on Friday, July 8. County Commissioner Tommy Vallejos organized the event in order to promote unity in the community and show support for both the victims of gun ...

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