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Census: Number of U.S. farms declines; farmers getting older

Census: Number of U.S. farms declines; farmers getting older

February 20th, 2014 10:41 pm by Staff Report

The survey, taken every five years, shows there were a total of 2.1 million farms in the United States in 2012, down a little more than 4 percent from 2007. That follows a long-term trend of declining numbers of farms.

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Scores killed in deadly day of protest in Ukraine

Scores killed in deadly day of protest in Ukraine

February 20th, 2014 10:24 pm by Associated Press

Protesters advanced on police lines in the heart of the Ukrainian capital on Thursday, prompting government snipers to shoot back and kill scores of people in the country's deadliest day since the breakup of the Soviet Union.

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Israeli demand sparks 'Jewish state' debate

Israeli demand sparks 'Jewish state' debate

February 20th, 2014 7:43 pm by Associated Press

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has demanded that the Palestinians recognize Israel's Jewish status explicitly as part of any agreement.

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Updated: Student triggers two-bus collision after activating alarm

Updated: Student triggers two-bus collision after activating alarm

February 20th, 2014 4:09 pm by Rain Smith

A Ketron Elementary student is alleged to have inadvertently sent 21 schoolmates to the hospital on Thursday by pulling an emergency window latch and activating an alarm that distracted a bus driver, triggering a two-bus collision.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Neglected animals rescued from Hawkins residence after woman taken for mental evaluation

February 20th, 2014 4:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

"There was feces, both human and animal, all throughout the house. She was going in bowls. I feel sorry for these people. I cannot imagine living this way. Obviously she has mental problems." -- HCHS volunteer Danny Alvis

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DUI suspect tailgates, hits cop car

DUI suspect tailgates, hits cop car

February 20th, 2014 3:22 pm by Rain Smith

An officer in an unmarked car noticed a vehicle tailgating him on Memorial Boulevard - following so closely that he couldn't see their bumper - so he activated his blue lights.

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Floor collapses at Miss. church center; 35 hurt

Floor collapses at Miss. church center; 35 hurt

February 20th, 2014 3:14 pm by JACK ELLIOTT Jr., Associated Press

As a student minister preached at a youth center in Mississippi, the wooden floor started to rumble and quickly collapsed, sending about 70 people tumbling and sliding onto the first floor below.

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Stocks rise as US manufacturing expands

Stocks rise as US manufacturing expands

February 20th, 2014 3:11 pm by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writer

Stocks rose Thursday after a survey showed that U.S. manufacturing expanded at the fastest pace in almost four years.

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Woman extradited to Hawkins County in child abuse case

Woman extradited to Hawkins County in child abuse case

February 20th, 2014 3:02 pm by Staff Report

The mother of a 14-month-old child who was allegedly burned with cigarettes by her boyfriend in 2010 has been extradited from South Carolina to Hawkins County to answer an aggravated child endangerment charge.

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