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Comet lander starts drilling, but batteries a worry

Comet lander starts drilling, but batteries a worry

November 14th, 2014 7:12 pm by Associated Press

Material beneath the surface of the comet has remained almost unchanged for 4.5 billion years, making those mining samples a cosmic time capsule that scientists are eager to study.

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Stocks end mostly up as gains extend into fourth week

Stocks end mostly up as gains extend into fourth week

November 14th, 2014 6:45 pm by Associated Press

After flitting between tiny gains and losses for most of the day, the Standard and Poor's 500 index rose just two-hundredths of one percent to close at a record high.

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What you need to know for Obamacare's 2nd year

What you need to know for Obamacare's 2nd year

November 14th, 2014 1:06 pm by JUDY LIN, Associated Press Writer

Starting Saturday, consumers will be able to enroll for 2015 coverage through health insurance marketplaces, also known as exchanges.

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For some Minnesota businesses, snow means dough

For some Minnesota businesses, snow means dough

November 14th, 2014 8:40 am by By Adam Belz, Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

Businesses across Minnesota — snowmobile dealers, ski shops, hardware stores, bars, bowling alleys and even towing and auto body shops — are rubbing their hands with glee as up to a foot of snow blanketed parts of the state Monday, jump-starting Minnesota

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Auto parts manufacturer to build Sevierville plant

Auto parts manufacturer to build Sevierville plant

November 14th, 2014 7:52 am by Associated Press

An automobile parts manufacturer that already has a presence in Morristown is opening a new plant in Sevierville and create 117 new jobs.

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Space agency: Comet lander ends up in shadow of cliff

Space agency: Comet lander ends up in shadow of cliff

November 14th, 2014 1:05 am by Associated Press

Scientists said the landing craft not only bounced twice, it also came to rest next to a cliff that's blocking sunlight from its solar panels. The good news is that the lander Philae is stable and in good health.

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Health care initiative encourages enrollment in federal ACA exchanges

Health care initiative encourages enrollment in federal ACA exchanges

November 14th, 2014 12:39 am by Hank Hayes

Representatives of both Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance noted both health care providers are offering enrollment assistance in the federal health insurance exchanges.

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Former Massey CEO indicted in W.Va. mine blast that killed 29

Former Massey CEO indicted in W.Va. mine blast that killed 29

November 13th, 2014 10:07 pm by Associated Press

Don Blankenship is accused of conspiring to violate safety and health standards at Upper Big Branch Mine and became the highest-ranking executive to face charges in the blast.

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Business & Technology
Stocks close higher as Dow Jones hits another record

Stocks close higher as Dow Jones hits another record

November 13th, 2014 6:28 pm by Associated Press

Stocks wavered between small gains and losses on Thursday to close little changed as traders weighed generally strong earnings reports against the falling fortunes of energy companies.

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Gov't tells U.S. drivers to get used to cheap gas

Gov't tells U.S. drivers to get used to cheap gas

November 13th, 2014 3:13 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

U.S. drivers will pay on average 45 cents less for a gallon of gas next year compared to this year. Based on expected gasoline consumption, that's a savings of $60.9 billion.

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