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FILE - In this June 27, 2012 file photo, a patient uses an oral test for HIV, inside the HIV Testing Room at the Penn Branch of the District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles, in southeast Washington. Free mail-order HIV tests for high-risk men offer a potentially better strategy for …

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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2019 file photo, April Alley, front, daughter of Sedley Alley, hugs a member of her legal counsel in a Memphis, Tenn., courtroom. Since the early 1990s, 22 death row inmates around the U.S. have been exonerated through DNA evidence. Now the Innocence Project hopes to …

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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Tennessee Department of Correction shows death row inmate Sedley Alley. The Innocence Project hopes to use DNA evidence to exonerate Alley 13 years after his execution. If the Innocence Project succeeds with Alley, it will be the first time anyo…

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FILE - In this April 25, 2016, file photo, official logos of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, left, and the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games are displayed by the Tokyo Organizing Committee, in Tokyo. Tokyo’s Olympic marathons and race walks, which moved last month to the northern city of Sapporo to avoid…

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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2019, file photo, athletes compete during the men's marathon at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, won the race. Tokyo’s Olympic marathons and race walks, which moved last month to the northern city of Sapporo to avoid the cap…

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) annual conference in London, Monday Nov. 18, 2019. Britain's Brexit is one of the main issues for political parties and for voters, as the UK goes to the polls in a General Election on Dec. 12.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) annual conference at the InterContinental Hotel in London, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. The leaders of Britain’s three biggest national political parties were making election pitches Monday to business leaders who a…

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) annual conference at the InterContinental Hotel in London, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. The leaders of Britain’s three biggest national political parties were making election pitches Monday to business leaders who ar…

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Betty Jo Rountree, a longtime resident of Joplin, MO, passed away November 2, 2019 after a brief illness. Betty was born July 1, 1932, in Dade County, MO, and graduated from Greenfield High School in 1950. She lived and worked in Joplin from 1971 until the time of her passing. Betty is survi…

CARTHAGE, MO - Charles Allen "Charlie" Chapman, 80, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Memorial graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Park Cemetery, Carthage. Arrangements are under the direction of Knell Mortuary, Carthage.