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‘Walking Dead’ brings new life to Ga. town

‘Walking Dead’ brings new life to Ga. town

October 8th, 2013 6:15 pm by Associated Press

GRANTVILLE, Ga. (AP) — When the cotton mill closed, the rural Georgia town of Grantville began a slow transformation into a ghost town. Residents fled. Storefronts faded. Buildings decayed.

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Two win physics Nobel for ‘God particle’  theory

Two win physics Nobel for ‘God particle’ theory

October 8th, 2013 5:13 pm by Associated Press

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nearly 50 years after they came up with the theory, Britain’s Peter Higgs and Belgian colleague Francois Englert won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for helping to explain how matter formed after the Big Bang.

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Tenn. Republicans at odds over shutdown blame

Tenn. Republicans at odds over shutdown blame

October 8th, 2013 2:03 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam and fellow Republicans in the Tennessee General Assembly appear to be at odds about who will be blamed for the shutdown of the federal government.

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Pair charged with felony theft from Kingsport Town Center

Pair charged with felony theft from Kingsport Town Center

October 8th, 2013 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Two people have been arrested for allegedly attempting to roll a buggy loaded with $1,500 worth of merchandise they hadn't bought out of the Kingsport Town Center.

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Gov't: Most heating bills to rise this winter

Gov't: Most heating bills to rise this winter

October 8th, 2013 12:49 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

Prices for natural gas, electricity and propane should be higher, the primary reason that more than 90 percent of homes will incur higher heating expenses.

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Stocks fall as investors wait on Washington

Stocks fall as investors wait on Washington

October 8th, 2013 12:45 pm by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market’s slow bleed got a little worse Tuesday. The decline is the result of squabbling in Washington over raising the nation’s debt limit and a government shutdown that has dragged on for more than a week.

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Diner praises restaurant staff and Kingsport police over lost, then found, wallet

Diner praises restaurant staff and Kingsport police over lost, then found, wallet

October 8th, 2013 10:36 am by Keith Bailey, community contributor

I am grateful for the honesty of David and the kindness of the staff at the Waffle House and the Kingsport Police Officer who helped me out in a very stressful situation.

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Fox News host sorry for false report of Obama funding Muslim museum

Fox News host sorry for false report of Obama funding Muslim museum

October 8th, 2013 8:34 am by By Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Fox News host Anna Kooiman has apologized for falsely reporting that President Barack Obama would personally pay to keep the International Museum of Muslim Cultures open during the government shutdown.

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3 arrested in fatal stabbing of Wash. soldier

3 arrested in fatal stabbing of Wash. soldier

October 8th, 2013 8:20 am by MIKE BAKER, Associated Press

Authorities investigating the stabbing death of a Washington-based soldier said Monday they have arrested three other soldiers who serve at the same military installation, and are investigating whether the stabbing was racially motivated.

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Fast start could produce happier finish for Martin's Vols

Fast start could produce happier finish for Martin's Vols

October 8th, 2013 8:00 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee’s hopes of finishing the season in the NCAA tournament could depend on whether the Volunteers get off to a faster start. “That’s really what we’re trying to concentrate on this year,” senior guard Jordan McRae said.

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