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US prepares $1B aid package for troubled Ukraine

US prepares $1B aid package for troubled Ukraine

March 4th, 2014 1:27 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

In a somber show of U.S. support for Ukraine's new leadership, Secretary of State John Kerry walked the streets Tuesday where more than 80 anti-government protesters were killed last month, and promised beseeching crowds that American aid is on the way.

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Drug companies spend millions to lobby Tenn. lawmakers

Drug companies spend millions to lobby Tenn. lawmakers

March 4th, 2014 1:22 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessean reports the efforts have stymied past legislation aimed at restricting sales of cold medicine containing pseudoephedrine, which is used to make methamphetamine.

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NJ 'Housewives' couple pleading guilty to fraud

NJ 'Housewives' couple pleading guilty to fraud

March 4th, 2014 1:17 pm by Associated Press

The couple is accused of exaggerating income while applying for loans before the show debuted in 2009, then hiding their fortunes in a bankruptcy filing after their first season aired.

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Intoxicated mom arrested after leaving child in van

Intoxicated mom arrested after leaving child in van

March 4th, 2014 12:57 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 11:30 p.m. an officer observed an unattended van with the engine running on Eastline Drive. A subsequent check found the doors were unlocked, while a "young child" was asleep inside.

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Snake eats crocodile after five-hour battle in Australia

Snake eats crocodile after five-hour battle in Australia

March 4th, 2014 10:57 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

A 10-foot-long snake, believed to be a python, had an epic battle with a crocodile at Lake Moondarra in Queensland, Australia. The battle was reported to last five hours, with the snake emerging from the water victorious.

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Photo gallery: Aftermath of business fire in Big Stone Gap

Photo gallery: Aftermath of business fire in Big Stone Gap

March 4th, 2014 9:41 am by Stephen Igo

The fire call was received Monday evening at 13 East 5th St. South, the longtime establishment of a NAPA Auto Parts store. Firefighters focused on saving Freda's Magic Mirror, a beauty salon; the ABC store; Diamond G Jewelers and adjacent apartments.

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Forty years of care: Technology changes face of medicine, quality patient care still top priority

Forty years of care: Technology changes face of medicine, quality patient care still top priority

March 4th, 2014 8:37 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Advances in medical technology may have changed the face of health care in the last four decades, but one thing has remained the same at Indian Path - quality patient care is the top priority.

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Ex-Tenn. magistrate censured in Messiah name change case

Ex-Tenn. magistrate censured in Messiah name change case

March 4th, 2014 8:12 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A former Tennessee magistrate who changed a baby's first name from Messiah to Martin was censured Monday.

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NC cites 5 Duke Energy plants for lacking permits

NC cites 5 Duke Energy plants for lacking permits

March 4th, 2014 8:10 am by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

North Carolina regulators have cited five more Duke Energy power plants for lacking required storm water permits after a massive spill at one of the company's coal ash dumps.

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Kidney donor to serve extra time after reporting to prison two months late

Kidney donor to serve extra time after reporting to prison two months late

March 4th, 2014 7:51 am by Wes Bunch

A Lee County man convicted of robbery was given an additional three-year sentence Friday for failing to report to prison on time after being granted a delay to donate a kidney to his father.

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