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Jul 10th

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Picture of gunman's path to Washington Navy Yard clearer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Through a wall at his Rhode Island hotel, Aaron Alexis could hear them — voices harassing him, wanting to harm him. He couldn't sleep. He believed people were following him, using a microwave machine to send vibrations to his body. He changed hotels once, then again. But he called police and told them he couldn't get away from the voices.

On Aug. 7, police alerted officials at the Newport Naval Station about the naval defense contractor's call. But officers didn't hear from him again.

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Contract worker behind Navy Yard shooting rampage

Contract worker behind Navy Yard shooting rampage

WASHINGTON — The deadly attack at the Washington Navy Yard was carried out by one of the military's own: a defense contract employee and former Navy reservist who used a ...

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Fleming on Obamacare

Fleming on Obamacare

The October 1 deadline for the enaction of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is just a few weeks away.

Congressman John Fleming, R-Minden, says he is concerned ...

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‘Obamacare’ contractors projecting confidence

WASHINGTON — Major contractors hooking up the internal plumbing of President Barack Obama's health care law projected confidence Tuesday that they will be ready to go by ...

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Early look at health law’s premiums

WASHINGTON — Coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law won't be cheap, but cost-conscious consumers hunting for lower premiums will have plenty of options, ...

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Twinkies to return next week

Twinkies to return next week

NEW YORK (AP) — Twinkies don't last forever, but they'll have more staying power than most people remember when they return to shelves next week.

Hostess Brands LLC says t...

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Lots to sort out on gay marriage

Lots to sort out on gay marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two landmark Supreme Court rulings that bolster gay marriage rights don't remove all barriers to same-sex unions by a long shot. Where gay couples live ...

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