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U.S. stocks turn higher as the price of crude oil steadies

U.S. stocks turn higher as the price of crude oil steadies

January 7th, 2015 12:37 pm by MATTHEW CRAFT, AP Business Writer

The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up 23 points to 2,025, as of noon Eastern. The S&P 500 is heading for its first gain after five straight losses.

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Tail of crashed AirAsia plane discovered in Java Sea

Tail of crashed AirAsia plane discovered in Java Sea

January 7th, 2015 8:05 am by ACHMAD IBRAHIM, Associated Press

Powerful currents and murky water continue to hinder the operation, but searchers managed to get a photograph of the debris.

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12 dead in attack on Paris newspaper; France goes on alert

12 dead in attack on Paris newspaper; France goes on alert

January 7th, 2015 7:47 am by JAMEY KEATEN and LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

Masked gunmen stormed offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people before escaping. French President Francois Hollande said the attack on the weekly, which has drawn condemnation from Muslims, is "a terrorist attack, without a doubt."

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Winter blast to send negative wind chills our way

Winter blast to send negative wind chills our way

January 7th, 2015 12:49 am by Staff report

According to the National Weather Service Forecasting Station in Morristown, the very cold air mass will build into the area today — meaning afternoon high temperatures will only hit the teens and 20s.

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Officials confirm Scott  hunting accident involved father and son

Officials confirm Scott hunting accident involved father and son

January 6th, 2015 6:30 pm by Marci Gore

As the father walked around a tree, the sling on his rifle slipped from his shoulder and discharged toward his son, resulting in a single gunshot to the lower abdomen.

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New Congress convenes with GOP in charge of both houses

New Congress convenes with GOP in charge of both houses

January 6th, 2015 5:30 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

Before the new Congress was two hours old, a veto showdown with President Barack Obama was set as the White House announced he would veto the long-stalled Keystone XL pipeline which Republicans intend to advance.

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Ex-Virginia governor gets 2 years for corruption

Ex-Virginia governor gets 2 years for corruption

January 6th, 2015 3:15 pm by By Timothy M. Phelps, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

Bob McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday for accepting dozens of gifts and loans from a businessman intent on getting help from the state for a line of questionable health supplements.

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Fight over gay character in movie lands Hawkins stepfather in jail

Fight over gay character in movie lands Hawkins stepfather in jail

January 6th, 2015 3:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The suspect reportedly confronted his stepson for watching a movie that contained a homosexual character, then was arrested after the ensuing argument escalated into violence.

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Scott deputies equipped with body cameras

Scott deputies equipped with body cameras

January 6th, 2015 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY — In an effort to protect deputies and the public they serve, all of the Scott County Sheriff's Office's road officers and school resource officers are equipped with body cameras, Sheriff John Puckett said.

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McDonald's runs out of French fries in Venezuela

McDonald's runs out of French fries in Venezuela

January 6th, 2015 1:56 pm by HANNAH DREIER, Associated Press

Rival Burger King, meanwhile, took the opportunity Tuesday to remind Venezuelans on social media that some fast food chains are still offering American-style fries.

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