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US ban on high-risk bank trades approved

US ban on high-risk bank trades approved

December 10th, 2013 3:33 pm by MARCY GORDON, AP Business Writer

U.S. banks will be barred in most cases from trading for their own profit under a federal rule approved Tuesday.

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Update: Bipartisan negotiators reach modest budget pact

Update: Bipartisan negotiators reach modest budget pact

December 10th, 2013 3:30 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press; DAVID ESPO, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key members of Congress reached a budget deal Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown.

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St. Jude donations stolen from Kingsport drive-through

St. Jude donations stolen from Kingsport drive-through

December 10th, 2013 1:18 pm by Rain Smith

Money intended for children with catastrophic diseases has been stolen from a downtown Kingsport business, where someone allegedly reached through a window to swipe a donation jar.

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Video: Couple steals video game systems from Kingsport Walmart

Video: Couple steals video game systems from Kingsport Walmart

December 10th, 2013 12:44 pm by Rain Smith

Police are attempting to identify a pair of individuals who stole seven video game systems from a Kingsport Walmart.

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Wintry mix over Southwest Virginia

Wintry mix over Southwest Virginia

December 10th, 2013 10:17 am by Stephen Igo

A wintry mix of precipitation spread across Southwest Virginia on Tuesday, the final punch of a storm system expected to leave its greatest impacts on West Virginia, northern and central Virginia, and most parts of the northeast U.S.

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Christmas tours cast Rocky Mount in new light

Christmas tours cast Rocky Mount in new light

December 10th, 2013 10:05 am by Entertainment Staff

“A Candlelight Christmas” will continue Friday and Saturday evenings, Dec. 13 and 14 at the historic site in Piney Flats, where William Blount took up residence with the Cobb family in 1790.

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KOSBE holds awards gala

KOSBE holds awards gala

December 10th, 2013 9:56 am by Hank Hayes

The Kingsport Office of Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) celebrated 16 winners during the 19th annual KOSBE Awards held at a Ridgefields Country Club gala on Thursday night.

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Salvation Army seeking volunteers to serve as bell ringers

December 10th, 2013 9:50 am by Amanda J. Vicars

With only a three-week period between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, there is even more of a sense of urgency to enlist volunteers to fight for their cause, especially those willing to take up the kettle bell.

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18 LA sheriff's deputies face federal charges

18 LA sheriff's deputies face federal charges

December 10th, 2013 9:36 am by GREG RISLING and TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies allegedly saw themselves as being "above the law" when they beat inmates and jail visitors, falsified reports and tried to obstruct an FBI probe of the nation's largest jail system.

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TVA says wet summer means lower electric bills

TVA says wet summer means lower electric bills

December 10th, 2013 9:29 am by Associated Press

John McCormick, TVA's vice president for river operations, said in a statement that the rain kept the utility's hydroelectric dams, which provide the cheapest source of energy, working overdrive.

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