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GDP report indicates economy is losing momentum

GDP report indicates economy is losing momentum

November 7th, 2013 3:41 pm by By Don Lee, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

On the surface, the U.S. economy looked good in the third quarter, with the pace of growth improving to a surprisingly solid 2.8 percent annual rate, the fastest in a year.

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Woman allegedly found in ditch with meth

Woman allegedly found in ditch with meth

November 7th, 2013 2:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two baggies of meth were allegedly seized from a Hawkins County woman who was found sitting in a roadside ditch Tuesday afternoon.

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HCSO: Drunk driver allegedly tries to run over neighbor, makes death threats

HCSO: Drunk driver allegedly tries to run over neighbor, makes death threats

November 7th, 2013 12:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman was arrested on a DUI charge Tuesday evening after allegedly trying to run over her neighbor.

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Local volunteers ready to rescue pets

Local volunteers ready to rescue pets

November 7th, 2013 8:17 am by Leigh Ann Laube

The Sullivan County Disaster Animal Response Team has approximately 30 trained volunteers ready to respond to a natural or manmade disaster, including disease outbreaks.

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Obama says Perry’s opposition to Medicaid expansion is ‘bullheadedness’

Obama says Perry’s opposition to Medicaid expansion is ‘bullheadedness’

November 7th, 2013 6:55 am by By Anna M. Tinsley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (MCT)

President Barack Obama traveled to North Texas Wednesday to thank those working to help Texans sign up for coverage through the nation’s new health care plan — and to call on Republican Gov. Rick Perry to do more to help those without insurance.

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Former Democratic senator facing fraud, theft charges

Former Democratic senator facing fraud, theft charges

November 7th, 2013 6:46 am by Associated Press

Former Democratic state Sen. Eric Stewart allegedly sold a worker's comp policy to a couple and used the $750 for his personal use rather than for the policy.

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Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be bigger than researchers thought

Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be bigger than researchers thought

November 6th, 2013 5:32 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Meteors about the size of the one that streaked through the sky at 42,000 mph and burst over Chelyabinsk in February are probably four to five times more likely to hit the planet than scientists believed before the fireball.

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Paul sets citation rules amid plagiarism claims

Paul sets citation rules amid plagiarism claims

November 6th, 2013 4:36 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is instituting new approval and citation rules for his staffers and researchers in the face of accusations that he plagiarized material from several sources for speeches, a newspaper column and his book.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Brush Fire on Peach Orchard Drive

November 6th, 2013 4:09 pm by Ned Jilton

Kingsport Fire Dept., assisted by the Bloomingdale Fire Dept, responds to brush fire at Peach Orchard Dr. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Woman charged with embezzlement from Blountville cemetery

Woman charged with embezzlement from Blountville cemetery

November 6th, 2013 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

A 77-year-old Blountville woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $60,000 from a local cemetery, with police saying she did so while serving as treasurer for its volunteer association.

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