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Review: 'Thor' sequel gets lost in space

Review: 'Thor' sequel gets lost in space

November 4th, 2013 2:34 pm by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

As Marvel's latest 3-D behemoth, "Thor: The Dark World" isn't so much a sequel as the latest plug-and-play into the comic book company's blockbuster algorithm.

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Business & Technology
US govt: Hedge fund giant SAC Capital to pay $1.8B

US govt: Hedge fund giant SAC Capital to pay $1.8B

November 4th, 2013 2:31 pm by LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press; MARCY GORDON, Associated Press

SAC Capital Advisors will plead guilty to criminal fraud charges, stop investing money for others and pay $1.8 billion — the largest financial penalty in history for insider trading

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Gasoline and oil prices move lower again this week

November 4th, 2013 2:30 pm by Staff Report

AAA South said Monday that as stockpiles continue to increase and demand isn’t expected to increase, "it’s likely that both oil and retail prices will move lower again this week."

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Showcase: Autumn at Oz

November 4th, 2013 1:27 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos submitted by Christy and Chad Peters. The photos were taken during Autumn at Oz.

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News Local News Police Blotter
Police alerted to drive-by mooners

Police alerted to drive-by mooners

November 4th, 2013 1:16 pm by Rain Smith

The blotter is derived from recent central dispatch records and incident reports of area police agencies.

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Community Sunday Stories
Going Places:  Sycamore Shoals Interpretive Center takes visitors on stroll through history

Going Places: Sycamore Shoals Interpretive Center takes visitors on stroll through history

November 4th, 2013 1:03 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

Eighteenth-century life meets 21st-century innovation in the new interpretive center at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area in Elizabethton.

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Blountville man charged with assault, child neglect

Blountville man charged with assault, child neglect

November 4th, 2013 12:33 pm by Rain Smith

Police say a man who choked, cut and kicked his girlfriend in the face was later located in his Blountville home "passed out" on the floor with an unattended, crying baby.

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Rogersville woman seeks service dog for autistic and deaf son

Rogersville woman seeks service dog for autistic and deaf son

November 4th, 2013 9:21 am by Nick Shepherd

The Nicastro family is trying to raise money for a special kind of dog that will help Jakob. They've connected with a nonprofit organization called 4 Paws for Ability, which trains dogs for children with autism.

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Seattle suburb to vote on $15 minimum wage for airport, hotel workers

Seattle suburb to vote on $15 minimum wage for airport, hotel workers

November 4th, 2013 9:04 am by By Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

SeaTac has become the latest battleground over “living wages” and income inequality, a fight being played out in fast-food restaurants and airport terminals nationwide and pitting organized labor against the airline and hospitality industries.

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Tenn. lawmakers to review textbook selection process

Tenn. lawmakers to review textbook selection process

November 4th, 2013 8:57 am by Associated Press

The commission recently came under fire by a group of parents for having adopted textbooks containing alleged inappropriate language and a controversial interpretation of historical facts.

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