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Former Va. Gov. McDonnell, wife plead not guilty

Former Va. Gov. McDonnell, wife plead not guilty

January 24th, 2014 3:03 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press; LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges that they traded their influence for tens of thousands of dollars in gifts and loans, and both will be allowed to remain free until their trial.

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Holder says no bank ‘too big to indict,’ more financial cases coming

Holder says no bank ‘too big to indict,’ more financial cases coming

January 24th, 2014 2:57 pm by By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said Friday that no bank is “too big to indict” and that the Justice Department has more cases coming involving “significant financial institutions” as it continues to investigate Wall Street misconduct.

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Trial of former Scott special ed teacher accused of abusing student pushed to May

Trial of former Scott special ed teacher accused of abusing student pushed to May

January 24th, 2014 1:31 pm by Wes Bunch

Lambert's trial had been scheduled to begin Tuesday morning, but a continuance was granted by 30th Circuit Court Judge John Kilgore after a prosecution witness could not attend due to illness.

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Former Alexander aide facing child porn charges found dead

Former Alexander aide facing child porn charges found dead

January 24th, 2014 12:30 pm by DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

A former aide to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander was found dead in Maryland, just weeks after the former staffer's arrest on child pornography charges, sheriff's officials said Friday.

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3-D printed arms are helping young war amputees in Sudan

3-D printed arms are helping young war amputees in Sudan

January 24th, 2014 12:10 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

This amazing video shows how 3-D printed arms are helping young war amputees in Sudan. Even though the violence is ever increasing, one man has helped make a difference for young people in a war torn country.

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Study: New Madrid fault zone alive and active

Study: New Madrid fault zone alive and active

January 24th, 2014 8:17 am by ALICIA CHANG, AP Science Writer

The New Madrid fault zone — stretching 150 miles through parts of Tennessee, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi and Missouri — could spawn future large earthquakes, scientists reported Thursday.

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Tenn. mayor accused of $60K theft from Toys for Tots

Tenn. mayor accused of $60K theft from Toys for Tots

January 24th, 2014 8:09 am by Associated Press

Billy Wilson has refused to step down from his post, despite the Board of Mayor and Aldermen voting to relieve him of most of his duties.

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Supermarket wine bill up for key votes next week

Supermarket wine bill up for key votes next week

January 24th, 2014 12:49 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — “All but one special interest group is happy with that bill, and I don’t know whether we’ll ever make them happy,” Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey told The Associated Press, referring to the association representing liquor store owners.

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Faulty transformer causes widespread power outage in Abingon

Faulty transformer causes widespread power outage in Abingon

January 23rd, 2014 4:42 pm by Staff Report

A shelter has been set up at Pleasant View United Methodist Church, located at 18416 Lee Highway. The shelter is open from 6 p.m. tonight to 8 a.m. tomorrow morning.

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Second chance: Rogersville officer saves teen found hanging in suicide attempt

Second chance: Rogersville officer saves teen found hanging in suicide attempt

January 23rd, 2014 4:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

An 18-year-old Rogersville woman received a second chance at life Wednesday night after a local officer found her hanging in a carport and cut her down just in time to save her life.

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