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Audit: Worker stole $500K from Tenn. schools, nonprofits

Audit: Worker stole $500K from Tenn. schools, nonprofits

March 5th, 2014 8:07 am by Associated Press

The suspect used the money to pay her mortgage; buy food, jewelry, clothing and iTunes songs; and invest in a local gym.

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House panel sidetracks Haslam's anti-meth proposal, advances Shipley's

House panel sidetracks Haslam's anti-meth proposal, advances Shipley's

March 4th, 2014 10:14 pm by Associated Press

Rep. Tony Shipley said there was "simply no stomach" on the panel for the governor's proposal that would limit the annual amount of medicines containing pseudoephedrine at the equivalent of a 2 -month supply of medicines like Sudafed.

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California gold discovery spurs rush of theories

California gold discovery spurs rush of theories

March 4th, 2014 9:41 pm by Associated Press

Word last week that a Northern California couple found $10 million in gold coins while walking their dog has set off a Gold Rush of theories over who left behind all that loot.

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McAuliffe calls for Medicaid expansion during Wise County visit

McAuliffe calls for Medicaid expansion during Wise County visit

March 4th, 2014 9:31 pm by Stephen Igo

Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Republicans in the House of Delegates were risking a state government shutdown because they won't approve his Medicaid expansion that he said would add 400,000 Virginians to the Medicaid rolls.

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Nepal says litterbugs no longer welcome on Everest

Nepal says litterbugs no longer welcome on Everest

March 4th, 2014 6:46 pm by Associated Press

Nepali officials at Everest base camp will check that each climber descends the mountain with approximately 8 kilograms (18 pounds) of trash - the amount the government estimates an exhausted climber discards along the route.

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German home-school family won't be deported

German home-school family won't be deported

March 4th, 2014 6:36 pm by Associated Press

An attorney for a German couple who lost their bid for U.S. asylum in order to home-school their seven children says deportation proceedings against the family have been deferred indefinitely.

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Traffic stop for speeding yields 8 pounds of pot

Traffic stop for speeding yields 8 pounds of pot

March 4th, 2014 2:36 pm by NET News Service

A traffic stop Monday led Washington County deputies to seize more than 8 pounds of marijuana and two bottles of prescription pills, resulting in the arrests of three people.

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Obama 2015 budget focuses on boosting economy

Obama 2015 budget focuses on boosting economy

March 4th, 2014 1:33 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.9 trillion budget Tuesday that would funnel money into road building, education and other economy-bolstering programs, handing Democrats a playbook for their election-year themes.

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US prepares $1B aid package for troubled Ukraine

US prepares $1B aid package for troubled Ukraine

March 4th, 2014 1:27 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

In a somber show of U.S. support for Ukraine's new leadership, Secretary of State John Kerry walked the streets Tuesday where more than 80 anti-government protesters were killed last month, and promised beseeching crowds that American aid is on the way.

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