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Senate rejects Democratic debt limit extension

Senate rejects Democratic debt limit extension

October 12th, 2013 12:54 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

The Senate has rejected a Democratic effort to extend the government's ability to borrow money through next year.

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Entertainment Education
Swift opens $4M Country Hall of Fame music education center

Swift opens $4M Country Hall of Fame music education center

October 12th, 2013 12:52 pm by CHRIS TALBOTT, AP Music Writer

The pop star opened her $4 million Taylor Swift Education Center at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday morning,

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News Business & Technology
Dual crises: Shutdown, debt limit could merge

Dual crises: Shutdown, debt limit could merge

October 12th, 2013 12:51 pm by TOM RAUM, Associated Press

Democrats and Republicans regularly warn about the dire consequences of legislation they don't like. Often it's gloom-and-doom partisan hype.

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Sports Sports Live
Adam Barnard becomes first Boone runner to win Trailblazer Invitational

Adam Barnard becomes first Boone runner to win Trailblazer Invitational

October 12th, 2013 11:58 am by Pat Kenney

The Boone boys and Morristown West girls ran away with the team titles at the 41st Trailblazer cross country meet on Saturday.

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News Crime Local News
Sex crimes against children, gun pulled on student and more this week in crime

Sex crimes against children, gun pulled on student and more this week in crime

October 12th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Oct. 4 through Oct. 11.

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Sports
Beltran RBI single in 13th gives Cardinals Game 1 of NLCS

Beltran RBI single in 13th gives Cardinals Game 1 of NLCS

October 12th, 2013 1:50 am by R.B. FALLSTROM, AP Sports Writer

Carlos Beltran capped his latest scintillating postseason performance with an RBI single in the 13th inning early Saturday that lifted the St. Louis Cardinals over the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in the NL championship series opener.

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Local News
UPDATE: Officers fatally shoot man at scene of alleged meth lab in Bristol

UPDATE: Officers fatally shoot man at scene of alleged meth lab in Bristol

October 11th, 2013 11:47 pm by Wes Bunch

BRISTOL, Tenn. — An unidentified man was shot and killed Friday evening after he allegedly tried to run over law enforcement officers investigating an active meth lab. His identity was being withheld pending notification of the man’s relatives.

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Crime Local News
Potter found guilty in Facebook murders

Potter found guilty in Facebook murders

October 11th, 2013 11:32 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood sentenced Marvin Enoch "Buddy" Potter Jr. to two life sentences. He said the life sentences are in compliance with state law and it will be determined whether they will run consecutively or concurrently during an Oct. 2 hearing.

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Crime
Gate City man accused of fraud in claiming lost wallet, $7,000 in cash

Gate City man accused of fraud in claiming lost wallet, $7,000 in cash

October 11th, 2013 11:15 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Billy Wayne Hammonds Jr., 30, of Gate City, was charged with a single count of grand larceny by trick, a Class U felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

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Sports Sports Live
Blue Devils come back for homecoming win

Blue Devils come back for homecoming win

October 11th, 2013 11:12 pm by Greg Peters

Gate City fought off a determined Virginia High squad on Friday night to claim a 37-25 homecoming win at Legion Field.

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