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Home Depot investigates possible data breach

Home Depot investigates possible data breach

September 2nd, 2014 6:00 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer told The Associated Press Tuesday that it's looking into "unusual activity" and that it's working with both banks and law enforcement.

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Stock market ends slightly lower

Stock market ends slightly lower

September 2nd, 2014 5:37 pm by Associated Press

Concerns over weaker global growth appeared to overshadow strong reports about the U.S. economy Tuesday, nudging the stock market to a tiny loss.

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Couple buys State Theater, hopes to spark performing arts in downtown

Couple buys State Theater, hopes to spark performing arts in downtown

September 2nd, 2014 3:06 pm by Matthew Lane

"It's the perfect location and venue for the performing arts. We felt like if we could be the catalyst for that, we don't have to be the ones to do the event," said Angela Vachon.

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Eligibility for kindergarten students cited as cause for missing enrollment projections

Eligibility for kindergarten students cited as cause for missing enrollment projections

September 2nd, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

He said that cut the eligible kindergarten students by about 8 percent, although Board of Education member Randall Jones said the numbers should go back up in years to come, all other things being equal.

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Corn maze craze: Income from Tennessee's agri-tourism business has grown by more than double in the last decade

Corn maze craze: Income from Tennessee's agri-tourism business has grown by more than double in the last decade

September 2nd, 2014 1:13 pm by Hank Hayes

Some farms, Bartholomew said, have multiple mazes with different designs, or some may have a large maze showcasing one design. A separate maze may be on the farm for smaller children to go through in a shorter amount of time.

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Some Virginia State Parks offering different forms of hunting

Some Virginia State Parks offering different forms of hunting

September 2nd, 2014 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Stands or zones can be reserved by hunters on a first come, first serve basis at some parks. Hunters can reserve preferred days and stands or zones for an advanced fee of $15 a day.

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Man shoots himself in standoff with Johnson City police

Man shoots himself in standoff with Johnson City police

September 2nd, 2014 11:38 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A man shot himself in a standoff with Johnson City police this morning after an incident at a West Market Street pharmacy, according to emergency radio communications.

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Last stages of carousel project about to get underway

Last stages of carousel project about to get underway

September 2nd, 2014 10:00 am by Matthew Lane

The carousel will be located adjacent to the Kingsport Farmers Market, inside a 70-foot octagonal, pre-fabricated building, commonly called a "roundhouse."

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Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

September 2nd, 2014 9:43 am by JIM HEINTZ, Associated Press

In Moscow, a Kremlin aide sharply criticized EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying that Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished.

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32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

September 2nd, 2014 9:42 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling through a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and more than half of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.

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