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Crews restore segregated railcar for museum

Associated Press   STERNS, Ky. (AP) — Work crews are putting the finishing touches on a restored Southern Railways “Jim Crow” car that will be moved to the Smithsonian. The Lexington Herald Leader (http://bit.ly/1aAGQlU) reports work by Wyoming-based Wasatch Railroad Contractors was done in a warehouse maintenance facility in southern ...

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Miss Austin Peay and Miss Queen City Scholarship Pageant

Students, faculty and parents filled the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall in the MMC on Monday, Nov. 11, to witness the competition to crown the new Miss Austin Peay and Miss Queen City, sponsored by Sigma Chi Fraternity and Student Life and Engagement. Each delegate was sponsored by a ...

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Mystery graveyard emerges in man’s yard

BEN BENTON Chattanooga Times Free Press Associated Press NORMANDY, Tenn. (AP) — It was like a scene from a horror movie as Ricky Greene slipped his hand into the darkness under a concrete slab that had been pried up from his yard in Coffee County. Reaching into the space beneath, ...

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US Health Overhaul Democrats

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rep. Patrick Murphy had been a cautious defender of President Barack Obama’s health care law for much of the last year, telling constituents in his swing-voting district that the far-from-perfect measure is critical to helping cover uninsured Americans. Then the new health care law ...

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Non-Discrimination Act protects the LGBT community

–Ronniesia Reed, Perspectives Editor Employees are protected by many laws in the workplace, including protection against being discriminated by race, gender or disabilities. However, an important issue that has needed to be addressed for a while now is discrimination based on sexual orientation. There has never been a law to ...

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The issues of dating as a college student

— Raven Brown, Staff Writer Dating is hard enough without the stresses that come with college life. But there are brave souls who attempt to balance homework, papers, studying and tests with dates and quality time with that special someone. Sometimes, it works out, and people are able to handle ...

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