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Officials: Woman, 79, found dead in Colorado flood

Officials: Woman, 79, found dead in Colorado flood

September 23rd, 2013 10:04 pm by IVAN MORENO, Associated Press

DENVER — A 79-year-old woman whose house was swept away by the Big Thompson River was found dead on the river bank, authorities said Monday, bringing to eight the death toll from the massive flooding in Colorado.

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Wellmont to host prescription drug abuse conference

Wellmont to host prescription drug abuse conference

September 23rd, 2013 9:55 pm by Staff Report

BRISTOL — Wellmont Health System is sponsoring a free prescription drug abuse conference on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Monarch Auditorium at Bristol Regional Medical Center.

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Johnson County woman had shot at officers, ambulance, authorities say

Johnson County woman had shot at officers, ambulance, authorities say

September 23rd, 2013 9:33 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

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Report: Environmental chemicals a pregnancy risk

Report: Environmental chemicals a pregnancy risk

September 23rd, 2013 7:37 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

WASHINGTON — From mercury to pesticides, Americans are exposed daily to environmental chemicals that could harm reproductive health, the nation’s largest groups of obstetricians and fertility specialists said Monday.

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Kenya’s vice president says  mall siege in final stage

Kenya’s vice president says mall siege in final stage

September 23rd, 2013 6:58 pm by JASON STRAZIUSO, Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyan security forces were in the final stages of flushing out Islamic extremist terrorists from a besieged shopping mall, the vice president said late Monday.

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Hawkins man arrested after allegedly faking suicide attempt

Hawkins man arrested after allegedly faking suicide attempt

September 23rd, 2013 3:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man was arrested last week on charges including filing a false report and misuse of official information after he allegedly faked a suicide attempt to gain sympathy from his girlfriend.

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Woman defends son's honor with hammer to neighbor's head

Woman defends son's honor with hammer to neighbor's head

September 23rd, 2013 2:40 pm by Rain Smith

The victim said she had been smoking pot and drinking with a neighbor, who became enraged when told her son had been stealing things

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Photo gallery: Three hospitalized in Rogersville crash

Photo gallery: Three hospitalized in Rogersville crash

September 23rd, 2013 12:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

A medical emergency is suspected of triggering a crash Monday morning in Rogersville in which car veered across the center line at an intersection and struck a pickup truck that was stopped at a red light.

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Egypt bans Muslim Brotherhood group

Egypt bans Muslim Brotherhood group

September 23rd, 2013 12:09 pm by MAGGIE MICHAEL, Associated Press

An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the Muslim Brotherhood to be banned and its assets confiscated in a dramatic escalation of a crackdown by the military-backed government against supporters of the ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.

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Popular bathroom wipes blamed for US sewer clogs

Popular bathroom wipes blamed for US sewer clogs

September 23rd, 2013 12:09 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Increasingly popular bathroom wipes — pre-moistened towelettes that are often advertised as flushable — are being blamed for creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around the U.S.

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