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Amateurs edge the professionals in the fourth annual Tri-Cities Cup Matches

Amateurs edge the professionals in the fourth annual Tri-Cities Cup Matches

October 4th, 2013 7:43 pm by Pat Kenney

The amateurs built a 3.5-1.5 lead in the morning Four Ball matches with the professionals winning the afternoon singles matches 5.5-4.5.

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Karen threatens U.S. during quiet hurricane season

Karen threatens U.S. during quiet hurricane season

October 4th, 2013 7:05 pm by KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press

BRAITHWAITE, La. — Pickups hauling boat trailers and flatbed trucks laden with crab traps exited vulnerable, low-lying areas of southeast Louisiana on Friday as Tropical Storm Karen headed toward the northern Gulf Coast.

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Obama’s no-show in Asia a boost for China

Obama’s no-show in Asia a boost for China

October 4th, 2013 6:57 pm by GILLIAN WONG, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s decision to scrap his Asia trip is a setback for his much-advertised pledge to shift the focus of foreign policy to the Pacific and a boost for China’s attempt to gain influence in the region.

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U.S. housing rebound likely to handle spike in rates

U.S. housing rebound likely to handle spike in rates

October 4th, 2013 6:43 pm by ALEX VEIGA, AP Real Estate Writer

LOS ANGELES — When mortgage rates began climbing in May from rock-bottom lows, Kevin Williams worried he might miss out on an opportunity.

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Two Gate City High students arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot classmate

Two Gate City High students arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot classmate

October 4th, 2013 6:07 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Two Gate City High School students were arrested by local authorities early Friday after they allegedly made threats to shoot a fellow student at school.

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Vols aim to ambush 6th-ranked Dawgs

Vols aim to ambush 6th-ranked Dawgs

October 4th, 2013 5:55 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray likely will become the SEC's all-time leader in career yards passing Saturday at Tennessee. The Vols will try to make sure he remembers this game for an entirely different reason.

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Pirates ride 'Cole train,' even division series

Pirates ride 'Cole train,' even division series

October 4th, 2013 4:30 pm by R.B. FALLSTROM, AP Sports Writer

Gerrit Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pirates beat the Cardinals 7-1 on Friday to even their NL division series at a game apiece.

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Bass moving up shallow on Cherokee, catfish are biting

Bass moving up shallow on Cherokee, catfish are biting

October 4th, 2013 4:07 pm by George Thwaites

Anglers are starting to get out the Rat-L-Traps and other lipless crankbaits to get in on the action.

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Dangerous new eating disorder emerges among teenage girls and young women

Dangerous new eating disorder emerges among teenage girls and young women

October 4th, 2013 3:00 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Experts in eating disorders are concerned about an Internet-fueled trend in which teenage girls and young women pursue an elusive and possibly dangerous weight-loss goal: to become so slender that their thighs don't touch even when their feet are together

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For these model enthusiasts, their ship has come in

October 4th, 2013 3:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Terry Butler made her first attempt at building a ship in a bottle in 1999. She found a book about the craft, but it confused her and some of the instructions in it were difficult to understand. So she called the publisher to see if she could talk with th

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