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GDP report indicates economy is losing momentum

GDP report indicates economy is losing momentum

November 7th, 2013 3:41 pm by By Don Lee, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

On the surface, the U.S. economy looked good in the third quarter, with the pace of growth improving to a surprisingly solid 2.8 percent annual rate, the fastest in a year.

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Education TriCityMom
Tenn. students lead nation in academic growth

Tenn. students lead nation in academic growth

November 7th, 2013 3:36 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A new report shows Tennessee students are leading the nation in academic growth.

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Woman allegedly found in ditch with meth

Woman allegedly found in ditch with meth

November 7th, 2013 2:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two baggies of meth were allegedly seized from a Hawkins County woman who was found sitting in a roadside ditch Tuesday afternoon.

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KPD, US Marshals team up to check sex offender registry status, arrest one

KPD, US Marshals team up to check sex offender registry status, arrest one

November 7th, 2013 1:44 pm by Staff report

A Kingsport man was arrested for violation of the sex offender registry after officers with the Kingsport Police Department teamed up with the U.S. Marshals service to conduct sex offender compliance checks,according to a police report.

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Sports
Thomas, Hokies look for turnover turnaround at No. 14 Miami

Thomas, Hokies look for turnover turnaround at No. 14 Miami

November 7th, 2013 1:41 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Receiver Joshua Stanford believes Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas is taking too much heat. Thomas has turned over the ball four times in each of the Hokies' last two games, a home loss against Duke and a road setback at Boston College.

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HCSO: Drunk driver allegedly tries to run over neighbor, makes death threats

HCSO: Drunk driver allegedly tries to run over neighbor, makes death threats

November 7th, 2013 12:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman was arrested on a DUI charge Tuesday evening after allegedly trying to run over her neighbor.

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Local volunteers ready to rescue pets

Local volunteers ready to rescue pets

November 7th, 2013 8:17 am by Leigh Ann Laube

The Sullivan County Disaster Animal Response Team has approximately 30 trained volunteers ready to respond to a natural or manmade disaster, including disease outbreaks.

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Obama says Perry’s opposition to Medicaid expansion is ‘bullheadedness’

Obama says Perry’s opposition to Medicaid expansion is ‘bullheadedness’

November 7th, 2013 6:55 am by By Anna M. Tinsley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (MCT)

President Barack Obama traveled to North Texas Wednesday to thank those working to help Texans sign up for coverage through the nation’s new health care plan — and to call on Republican Gov. Rick Perry to do more to help those without insurance.

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Business & Technology
Twitter set for public stock debut on NYSE

Twitter set for public stock debut on NYSE

November 7th, 2013 6:50 am by BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer

Twitter set a price of $26 per share for its initial public offering on Wednesday evening and will begin trading Thursday under the ticker symbol "TWTR" in the most highly anticipated IPO since Facebook's 2012 debut.

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Former Democratic senator facing fraud, theft charges

Former Democratic senator facing fraud, theft charges

November 7th, 2013 6:46 am by Associated Press

Former Democratic state Sen. Eric Stewart allegedly sold a worker's comp policy to a couple and used the $750 for his personal use rather than for the policy.

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