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Phone scam: Mount Carmel residents lose  $36,000 in phony sweepstakes

Phone scam: Mount Carmel residents lose $36,000 in phony sweepstakes

November 18th, 2013 8:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — An elderly Mount Carmel couple was bilked out of slightly more than $36,000 over the past month in what MCPD Chief Mike Campbell described as one of the most elaborate telephone sweepstakes scams he has encountered.

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Hawkins County mother accused of being on drugs in crash with unrestrained children

Hawkins County mother accused of being on drugs in crash with unrestrained children

November 18th, 2013 7:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County woman accused Saturday morning of crashing a truck containing her two small children while she was under the influence of drugs, later allegedly admitted to attempting to flush pills down the toilet at the jail.

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Sports
Ohio State’s Meyer says BCS ‘a flawed system’

Ohio State’s Meyer says BCS ‘a flawed system’

November 18th, 2013 6:45 pm by RUSTY MILLER, AP Sports Writer

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Bowl Championship Series has been good to Urban Meyer. He led two Florida teams to national championships under the format in the 2006 and 2008 seasons.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Despite surge, many don’t see a stock bubble

Despite surge, many don’t see a stock bubble

November 18th, 2013 6:22 pm by KEN SWEET, AP Markets Writer

NEW YORK — Is the stock market due for a pullback? The Dow Jones industrial average has surged 900 points since early October and crossed the 16,000-point threshold Monday. IPOs are hot again.

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UPDATE: Daniel Boone freshman found with map, ‘troublesome’ items in bomb threat

UPDATE: Daniel Boone freshman found with map, ‘troublesome’ items in bomb threat

November 18th, 2013 5:48 pm by Kristen Swing, NET News Service

A map and several other items found inside a high school freshman’s backpack Monday morning may result in charges for the 15-year-old.

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Cheating students more likely to want government jobs, study finds

Cheating students more likely to want government jobs, study finds

November 18th, 2013 4:51 pm by By Emily Alpert Reyes, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

College students who cheated on a simple task were more likely to want government jobs, researchers from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania found in a study of hundreds of students in Bangalore, India.

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Sports Vols Sports
Vandy's rise adds juice to rivalry with UT

Vandy's rise adds juice to rivalry with UT

November 18th, 2013 4:50 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Vanderbilt coach James Franklin says he still doesn't believe the Commodores historically have been competitive enough with Tennessee to make this annual series a legitimate rivalry.

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UPDATE: George Zimmerman charged with assault, battery

UPDATE: George Zimmerman charged with assault, battery

November 18th, 2013 4:49 pm by MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

The man acquitted of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin was arrested Monday after deputies responded to a disturbance call at a house in Florida, authorities said.

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Coffee fuels assault with scissors

Coffee fuels assault with scissors

November 18th, 2013 4:31 pm by Rain Smith

A Piney Flats woman, 24, told police that she had been arguing with her father, "over coffee....where it was and why it was moved."

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News Regional & National
Oregon health exchange represents biggest woe

Oregon health exchange represents biggest woe

November 18th, 2013 1:14 pm by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press

With all the problems facing the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, nowhere is the situation worse or more surprising than in Oregon

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