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Stocks rise as investors cheer hiring trends

Stocks rise as investors cheer hiring trends

February 7th, 2014 2:05 pm by ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writer

The gains added to a strong finish for stocks a day earlier and had the market on track to notch a slight gain for the week.

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Race to enroll young and healthy for new insurance

Race to enroll young and healthy for new insurance

February 7th, 2014 2:03 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Run largely by groups with close ties to the White House, the recruiting effort is based in part on lessons learned from Obama's presidential races, which revolutionized the way campaigns tracked and targeted voters.

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Update: Oct. 20 trial date set for couple accused of killing child with grape soda

Update: Oct. 20 trial date set for couple accused of killing child with grape soda

February 7th, 2014 1:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Attorney General Berkeley Bell hasn’t ruled out the possibility of seeking the death penalty for a Surgoinsville couple accused of killing 5-year-old Alexa Linboom in 2012 by forcing her to drink an excessive amount of grape soda and water.

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Bra-bbery: Pills, cash swiped from woman's bust

Bra-bbery: Pills, cash swiped from woman's bust

February 7th, 2014 12:11 pm by Rain Smith

The victim stashed $145 and a bottle of Subutex inside her bra before taking a nap, as she currently has houseguests, but awoke to find the items missing.

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SCSO searching for dangerous, wanted man

SCSO searching for dangerous, wanted man

February 7th, 2014 12:05 pm by Staff Report

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for assistance in finding a wanted man, with information received by authorities leading them to believe he's armed and dangerous.

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US employers add 113K jobs; rate dips to 6.6 pct.

US employers add 113K jobs; rate dips to 6.6 pct.

February 7th, 2014 11:04 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

A surprisingly weak jobs report for a second straight month has renewed concern that the U.S. economy might be slowing after a strong finish last year. Employers added 113,000 jobs in January, far fewer than the average monthly gain of 194,000 last year.

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Elderly Blountville woman raped, robbed

Elderly Blountville woman raped, robbed

February 7th, 2014 9:20 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a gun-wielding man who allegedly raped and robbed an elderly woman in her Blountville home, then stole her vehicle and dropped her off at a convenience store.

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Food City and BMS sweeten the deal for ticket holders

Food City and BMS sweeten the deal for ticket holders

February 7th, 2014 7:20 am by Nick Shepherd

Food City will be launching a plus one program, which will allow season ticket holders at BMS to get one free ticket to bring a friend along.

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Tenn. mom charged in baby's disappearance out on bond

Tenn. mom charged in baby's disappearance out on bond

February 7th, 2014 6:41 am by Associated Press

Police say the suspect told them she left the baby at home with her 3-year-old son while she took her 5-year-old son to school. She said that when she returned home, the baby was gone.

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Ice storm's wake leaves power customers in dark

Ice storm's wake leaves power customers in dark

February 7th, 2014 6:35 am by MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press

Utility crews aren't getting much relief from the weather as they work to restore electricity to hundreds of thousands of people in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

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