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Analysis: Congress aims to fix busted budgeting

Analysis: Congress aims to fix busted budgeting

January 18th, 2014 1:39 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

In President Ronald Reagan's final State of the Union address, he slammed Congress for sending him a 14-pound, 1,053-page single spending bill. He warned lawmakers not to try his patience by doing it again.

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W.Va. spill latest case of coal tainting US waters

W.Va. spill latest case of coal tainting US waters

January 18th, 2014 1:38 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO and SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chemical spill that contaminated water for hundreds of thousands in West Virginia was only the latest and most high-profile case of coal sullying the nation's waters.

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UConn professor delves into spirituality in daily life

UConn professor delves into spirituality in daily life

January 18th, 2014 1:31 pm by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press

University of Connecticut Professor Bradley Wright has all types of questions for his research: Did you pray in the last 24 hours? To what extent are you feeling nurtured or angry with God? Do you feel a sense of purpose right now?

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Rotten limes lead to arrest of pair in pot case

Rotten limes lead to arrest of pair in pot case

January 18th, 2014 1:28 pm by Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis police say officers seized more than 405 pounds of marijuana hidden in crates of rotten limes as they were being unloaded from a tractor-trailer.

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Scott house fire blamed on electrical malfunction

Scott house fire blamed on electrical malfunction

January 18th, 2014 1:09 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Scott County authorities said an electrical malfunction was to blame for a fire Friday morning that destroyed a home near Gate City.

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Pigskin-picking camel dies before Super Bowl

Pigskin-picking camel dies before Super Bowl

January 17th, 2014 7:44 pm by Associated Press

Princess correctly picked the Baltimore Ravens in last year’s Super Bowl. Her best run came in the 2008 season, when she picked 17 of 22 games correctly, including the Pittsburgh Steelers to win Super Bowl XLIII.

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AP: Records show execution was longest for Ohio

AP: Records show execution was longest for Ohio

January 17th, 2014 3:07 pm by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press; KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

A convicted killer took 26 minutes to die during an execution in which he gasped repeatedly — the longest execution in Ohio since the state resumed capital punishment 15 years ago, records show.

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Ex-officer who shot at minivan shocked to see kids in vehicle

Ex-officer who shot at minivan shocked to see kids in vehicle

January 17th, 2014 3:06 pm by Associated Press

A fired New Mexico State Police officer says his heart sank when he learned after shooting at a fleeing minivan that there were five children in the vehicle.

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Church Hill man accused of trying to stab girlfriend, threatening police

Church Hill man accused of trying to stab girlfriend, threatening police

January 17th, 2014 2:19 pm by Nick Shepherd

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man tried to stab his girlfriend and then reportedly told officers if they entered the residence he had something for them, according to a police report.

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Washington Co. sheriff: 58 'smurfs' and 'cooks' sentenced to 348 years in federal prison for 2 meth conspiracies

Washington Co. sheriff: 58 'smurfs' and 'cooks' sentenced to 348 years in federal prison for 2 meth conspiracies

January 17th, 2014 10:26 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Two methamphetamine conspiracies have resulted in the convictions of 58 people on federal charges, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal announced Friday in a news conference.

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