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US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather

US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather

March 7th, 2014 2:36 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.

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APNewsBreak: FBI investigates prison company

APNewsBreak: FBI investigates prison company

March 7th, 2014 2:34 pm by REBECCA BOONE, Associated Press

The FBI has launched a criminal investigation into private prison company Corrections Corporation of America which ran what Idaho inmates called "Gladiator School" because of a violent reputation they say understaffing helped create.

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Mummified body discovered in garage of foreclosed Michigan house

Mummified body discovered in garage of foreclosed Michigan house

March 7th, 2014 2:26 pm by By John Wisely, Christina Hall and Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

For at least five years, the woman's body lay clothed in a winter jacket in the backseat of her Jeep in the garage of a home where she lived alone.

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Williams the right choice to lead county commission

Williams the right choice to lead county commission

March 7th, 2014 2:13 pm by Editorial staff

Godsey said he liked the commission's action and that the decision would allow him to veto a tax increase if one were proposed. No one but perhaps Godsey buys into such political grandstanding.

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Shoplifters return swiped goods overnight

Shoplifters return swiped goods overnight

March 7th, 2014 11:19 am by Rain Smith

A shop on Bloomingdale Road reported the theft of an air compressor from a sidewalk during business hours. When she arrived at work the next morning the stolen compressor had been returned, and was sitting outside.

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Escaped inmate captured in Johnson City

Escaped inmate captured in Johnson City

March 7th, 2014 9:54 am by Nick Shepherd

Joshua Baber, 24, walked away from a minimum custody work detail in Mountain City on Thursday. He was captured in Johnson City on Friday.

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Judge: Texas man can be tried in childhood crime

Judge: Texas man can be tried in childhood crime

March 7th, 2014 9:37 am by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

In the years that followed the 1998 attack that horribly burned her then-8-year-old son, Colleen Middleton felt fear and frustration over the possibility that the person she believed was responsible would never be taken to trial.

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Guard: Pistorius told me 'everything is fine'

Guard: Pistorius told me 'everything is fine'

March 7th, 2014 9:34 am by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press; GERALD IMRAY, Associated Press

A security guard working in Oscar Pistorius' gated community says the athlete told him everything was "fine" when he called to investigate neighbors' reports of gunshots on the night Reeva Steenkamp was killed.

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Obama's warnings brushed aside by Russia's Putin

Obama's warnings brushed aside by Russia's Putin

March 7th, 2014 9:34 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

One by one, President Barack Obama's warnings to Russia are being brushed aside by President Vladimir Putin, who appears to only be speeding up efforts to formally stake his claim to Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.

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Where have all the bees gone? Beekeepers school set for March 13-15 at Appalachian Fairgrounds

Where have all the bees gone? Beekeepers school set for March 13-15 at Appalachian Fairgrounds

March 7th, 2014 9:32 am by Marci Gore

With a stark decline in the honeybee population in recent years, Leslie Hammond says folks have become more aware of the need for beekeeping to help provide habitats for these important little pollinators.

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