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  • Marshall faculty member conducting NASA research

    By Associated Press

    A Marshall University faculty member is conducting NASA research that's aimed at better understanding how microgravity will impact crew members on extended missions. Published July 30, 2014

  • Detroit airport gets automated customs technology

    By Associated Press

    New technology at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport aims to make the U.S. customs process a little easier for international travelers. Published July 30, 2014

  • AT&T selects San Antonio for faster internet

    By Associated Press

    AT&T has announced it will bring faster internet service to the San Antonio area. Published July 30, 2014

  • West seeks to inflict more economic pain on Russia

    By JULIE PACE and JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG - Associated Press

    Citing Russia's stalled growth rate and a flow of foreign capital out of Moscow, U.S. and European officials hope a new round of sanctions targeting energy and defense entities, as well as major banks, will deepen Russia's economic pain even further and force President Vladimir Putin to end provocations in Ukraine. Published July 30, 2014

  • House set to take up $17B VA overhaul bill

    By MATTHEW DALY - Associated Press

    With a new Veterans Affairs secretary in place and an August recess looming, Congress is likely to move quickly to approve a compromise bill to refurbish the VA and improve veterans' health care. Published July 30, 2014

  • Md. board pursues criminal checks for MD licensees

    By Associated Press

    The Maryland Board of Physicians is reversing its opposition to criminal background checks for medical license applicants. Published July 30, 2014

  • Weather kills 2,000 a year; cold is top culprit

    By MIKE STOBBE - Associated Press

    The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report. Published July 30, 2014

  • Billions of GI Bill funds go to for-profit schools

    By KIMBERLY HEFLING - Associated Press

    Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations. Published July 30, 2014

  • Moore invests in Michigan-based movie program

    By Associated Press

    Filmmaker Michael Moore has donated $250,000 to launch an independent movie program based in Traverse City. Published July 30, 2014

  • Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators

    By VERENA DOBNIK - Associated Press

    New York City officials are turning up the heat on Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statue of Liberty impersonators - Times Square costumed characters who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists. Published July 30, 2014

  • UAMS opens neighborhood clinic

    By Associated Press

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has opened a new neighborhood clinic in west Little Rock. Published July 30, 2014

  • The man responsible for Hilton's grand turnaround

    By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ - Associated Press

    Nearly every weekend, Chris Nassetta is cooking in his family's oversized kitchen, outfitted with two commercial-grade refrigerators, three sinks and a deep fryer. Published July 30, 2014

  • Chickasaw Nation to debut new documentary

    By Associated Press

    The Chickasaw Nation is set to debut the first of a series of documentaries about the tribe. Published July 30, 2014

  • Sevierville man added to TBI's wanted list

    By Associated Press

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation had added a fugitive from Sevierville to its top 10 most wanted list. Published July 30, 2014

  • Prison for fraudster who lied about booking Bieber

    By Associated Press

    A New York man who stole millions of dollars from clients by falsely promising to book performances by world-famous recording artists like Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber has been sentenced to five to 10 years in prison. Published July 30, 2014

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