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Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the big stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Hundreds seek safety as historic floods ravage Texas

Thunderstorms continue to pelt large parts of the region as emergency responders are still working to rescue stranded residents.

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Visitors to NYC’s World Trade Center can ‘see forever’

The center's new observatory opens today, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 29

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls

Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.

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Deadly storms destroy homes, set new rain record

Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas as torrential rains battered the state.

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Military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs across U.S.

The live anthrax bacteria has been shipped to labs in nine states and an air base in South Korea.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, May 28

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Islamic State sympathizers may have made airline threats

ISIS sympathizers may be behind more than a dozen threats in the last few days to flights using U.S. airports.

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Storm death toll rises as Houston remains underwater

Torrential rains and flooding have turned streets into rivers, killing more than a dozen people and destroying hundreds of homes.

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Ford recalls nearly a half-million vehicles

Ford has recalled several models, including the Mustang and Taurus, for a power steering problem.

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U.S., allies put pressure on N. Korea’s nuclear program

The talks in Seoul follows a test of what the North said was a submarine-launched ballistic missile earlier this month.

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Thieves get access to more than 100K tax returns

From February to May, attackers gained access to personal tax information.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 27

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Storms kill 8 in Texas, Oklahoma; Houston largely underwater

By Anna Driver HOUSTON (Reuters) – Torrential rains have killed at least eight people in Texas and Oklahoma, including two…

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From the ‘big house’ to your house: Burglars share break-in tips

Three convicted burglars are sharing tips of their trade in a new YouTube video.

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Obama heralds first Memorial Day without ground war in 14 years

In remarks at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington, Obama paid tribute to U.S. military personnel.

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Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, U.S. reassures Abadi

ISIS poured more fighters into Ramadi as security forces and Shi'ite paramilitaries prepared to try to retake the Iraqi city, while Washington scrambled on Monday to reassure Baghdad.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 26

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Egg prices jump as impact of bird flu begins pinching supply

The price of eggs has risen by as much as 58 percent, as farmers battle a bird flu that has killed millions of hens.

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yesterday in News

8 killed in Tenn. traffic crashes over Memorial Day holiday

Five of the people killed in crashes were not wearing seat belts.

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yesterday in Lifestyle, News

Kiwanis Rodeo in Clarksville this weekend

Tickets are on sale now.

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yesterday in News

Teen wearing earbuds struck, killed by train

FRANKLIN, Tenn.  – A 17-year-old boy was struck and killed by a train in Franklin Thursday morning while walking to…

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Thursday in News

Local law enforcement teams up for seat belt checkpoint

Officers will target drivers who do not wear a seat belt and will check for other violations.

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Thursday in Business, News

Clarksville-Montgomery County recognized as a Connected Community

Clarksville-Montgomery County has received Connected Community Certification and has released its Technology Action Plan.