News for Sunday, July 5, 2009


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Holiday fireworks accidents kill 4 workers

OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) - Four people working on Independence Day fireworks shows were killed by explosions, three of them by a single blast that rocked this remote village on the Outer Banks islands.

Loganville Waffle House waiter sues over Taser use

LOGANVILLE, Ga. (AP) - An employee at a Loganville Waffle House says a Gwinnett County police officer stunned him with a Taser for amusement and the worker has filed a lawsuit against the department over the incident.

Ga Marine killed in Afghanistan

ROME, Ga. (AP) - The uncle of a Marine from northwest Georgia who was killed in Afghanistan joined the military when he was 17 and previously had been in Iraq.