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Stocks are flat in quiet end-of-year trading

Stocks are flat in quiet end-of-year trading

December 30th, 2013 3:16 pm by KEN SWEET, AP Markets Writer

Stocks remained mostly flat in late-afternoon trading Monday as investors closed out their positions for what has been a year for the history books on Wall Street.

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Police seek assistance in identifying Sullivan burglary suspect

Police seek assistance in identifying Sullivan burglary suspect

December 30th, 2013 3:06 pm by Staff Report

A surveillance camera outside a Knob Park Road residence in Bristol, Tenn., captured images of the man.

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Amazon sales tax law among those taking effect in Tennessee

Amazon sales tax law among those taking effect in Tennessee

December 30th, 2013 2:07 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A law that could boost Tennessee's revenue is among those taking effect on Jan. 1, as are statutes that govern concussions in school-age athletes and workforce development.

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Home electricity use in US falling to 2001 levels

Home electricity use in US falling to 2001 levels

December 30th, 2013 2:04 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

Because of more energy-efficient housing, appliances and gadgets, power usage is on track to decline in 2013 for the third year in a row, to its lowest point since 2001, even though our lives are more electrified.

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Man charged with child rape in Johnson City

Man charged with child rape in Johnson City

December 30th, 2013 1:49 pm by NET News Service

Court documents and a police report indicate the suspect fondled the 12-year-old girl, put his hands down her pants and touched her in a manner that constitutes rape.

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Big problems overshadow big numbers for online shopping

Big problems overshadow big numbers for online shopping

December 30th, 2013 1:36 pm by By Heather Somerville, San Jose Mercury News (MCT)

Presents delivered after Christmas left customers angry and revealed that the e-commerce industry may not be prepared for the demands of the growing number of savvy Internet shoppers.

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Best of the Blotter: Lewd and nude

Best of the Blotter: Lewd and nude

December 30th, 2013 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

This past year local police dealt with a naked lunch lady, exhibitionist neighbors, a Blountville porn shoot and indecent exposure at the mall.

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Ariz. woman accused of trying to poison children

Ariz. woman accused of trying to poison children

December 30th, 2013 12:07 pm by Associated Press

An Arizona woman is accused of trying to poison her four children, including one who died, and of stabbing her former husband, all on Christmas.

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Kingsport police seek victims in alleged salesman scam

Kingsport police seek victims in alleged salesman scam

December 30th, 2013 12:02 pm by Rain Smith

A man charged with aggravated assault after allegedly hitting his girlfriend on the head with an iron on Christmas Eve may also have scammed people by presenting himself as a door-to-door salesman.

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Update: Elderly victim of Scott County home fire identified

Update: Elderly victim of Scott County home fire identified

December 30th, 2013 11:04 am by Wes Bunch

Scott County authorities and Virginia State Police are investigating a house fire in Hiltons that claimed the life of a 97-year-old woman Monday morning.

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