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North Carolina admits to unsafe arsenic in river

North Carolina admits to unsafe arsenic in river

February 10th, 2014 8:17 am by By David Zucchino, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The leak at a retired Duke Energy power plant dumped up to 82,000 tons of ash into the river in North Carolina and Virginia. It was reported Feb. 2.

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U.S. easing immigration rule for terrorist support

U.S. easing immigration rule for terrorist support

February 9th, 2014 5:57 pm by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

The Obama administration has eased the rules for would-be asylum-seekers, refugees and others who hope to come to the United States or stay here and who gave “limited” support to terrorists or terrorist groups.

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Danish zoo kills giraffe to prevent inbreeding

Danish zoo kills giraffe to prevent inbreeding

February 9th, 2014 5:44 pm by MALIN RISING, Associated Press

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Saying it needed to prevent inbreeding, the Copenhagen Zoo killed a 2-year-old giraffe and fed its remains to lions as visitors watched.

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Economy may be stuck in slow lane for long run

Economy may be stuck in slow lane for long run

February 9th, 2014 3:30 pm by ?JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

Since the Great Recession ended, millions of Americans who have gone without jobs or raises have found themselves wondering something about the economic recovery: Is this as good as it gets? It increasingly looks that way.

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Second try at smuggling drugs into jail earns Hawkins woman six-year sentence

Second try at smuggling drugs into jail earns Hawkins woman six-year sentence

February 9th, 2014 3:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

Debra Sue Rogers was charged with smuggling drugs into the Hawkins County Jail while reporting to begin serving a sentence for smuggling drugs into jail.

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Emory & Henry collaborative expands on community service

Emory & Henry collaborative expands on community service

February 9th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

An agreement signed Jan. 15 between Emory & Henry and the Rensselaerville Institute of New York has the potential to help reshape American higher education for the public good, and help bring clean water to rural areas.

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Two Hawkins women charged with TennCare fraud

Two Hawkins women charged with TennCare fraud

February 9th, 2014 1:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of the women is charged with TennCare fraud for obtaining prescription drugs using a fraudulent prescription, and the other person is charged with TennCare fraud involving “doctor shopping.”

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Upscale housing for Supermarket Row, "Tennessee Promise" unveiled, expert money-saving advice and more stories you may have missed

Upscale housing for Supermarket Row, "Tennessee Promise" unveiled, expert money-saving advice and more stories you may have missed

February 9th, 2014 9:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Gunman kills nun, parishioner in Russian cathedral

Gunman kills nun, parishioner in Russian cathedral

February 9th, 2014 7:00 am by Associated Press

A man employed as a private security guard opened fire Sunday in a cathedral on Russia's Sakhalin Island in the Pacific, killing a nun and a parishioner and wounding six others, investigators said.

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Vote on Sullivan County highway department chief expected next week

Vote on Sullivan County highway department chief expected next week

February 8th, 2014 9:18 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Republican-controlled Sullivan County Commission is likely now to vote next week to appoint an interim head of the county’s highway department.

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