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As glacier melts, secrets of lost military plane revealed

An Alaska glacier is exposing remains from a military air tragedy six decades later.

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Simi Valley, Calif. July 4 Fireworks Accident Injures 28

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Sequestration furloughs start Monday

Civilian employees at Albany’s Marine base are among those who will be impacted by the unpaid days off.

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Witness say Zimmerman studied Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law

Former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was well versed in Florida's self-defense laws before he shot and killed unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, despite a previous claim to the contrary, jurors were told at Zimmerman's trial on Wednesday.

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Storm forecasts cloud progress against deadly Arizona wildfire

Firefighters labored on Wednesday to extend their grip on a smoldering but still potentially lethal blaze in Arizona that killed 19 members of an elite “hotshots” crew in the deadliest U.S. wildfire tragedy in eight decades.

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19 firefighters killed battling wildfire

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Paula Deen's ex-husband: Former employee motivated by greed

Jimmy Deen, of Albany, tells The Albany Herald the national media has begun to hound him and his family.

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Paula Deen denies she is a racist

Albany native and celebrity chef Paula Deen is dropped by Walmart after controversy surrounding a past racial slur.

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Fallout continues for Paula Deen

Smithfield Foods has dropped its association with the Albany native.

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Food Network calls it quits with Deen after racial slur admission

Amidst a racial slur controversy, The Food Network will not renew Paula Deen’s contract when it expires this month.

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House rejects farm bill

Georgia's delegation splits across partisan lines as well on the agricultural legislation.

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Actor James Gandolfini, star of ‘The Sopranos,’ dies in Italy

James Gandolfini, the burly actor best known for his Emmy-winning portrayal of a conflicted New Jersey mob boss in the acclaimed HBO cable television series “The Sopranos,” died on Wednesday while vacationing in Rome, the network said.