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Global banks fined billions for rigging market

Global banks fined billions for rigging market

November 12th, 2014 2:02 pm by DANICA KIRKA and MARCY GORDON, Associated Press

Traders plotted over Internet chat rooms to manipulate currency markets for years, profiting at the expense of clients — and then congratulating themselves for their brilliance — regulators said Wednesday, as they fined five banks $3.4 billion.

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DNA links Surgoinsville man, now deceased, to 1984 murder

DNA links Surgoinsville man, now deceased, to 1984 murder

November 12th, 2014 12:40 pm by Associated Press

A Hawkins County man who died in a 2011 boating accident and a retired San Diego police criminalist who committed suicide last month were linked by DNA to the murder of a 14-year-old girl three decades ago.

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Mike Faulk passes away

Mike Faulk passes away

November 12th, 2014 10:30 am by Hank Hayes

Mike Faulk, Circuit Court judge for the 3rd Judicial District, has passed away, Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey reported Wednesday morning. Faulk, a Church Hill attorney, had served one term in the Tennessee state Senate.

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NWS says wintry weather on tap for region

NWS says wintry weather on tap for region

November 12th, 2014 8:07 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Friday and Saturday mornings should see the lowest thermometer marks, with temperatures reaching the low 20s in the outlying areas.

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Nobody counts police killings in the US

Nobody counts police killings in the US

November 12th, 2014 7:52 am by By Christine Byers, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MCT)

ST. LOUIS — The nation's approximately 18,000 police agencies are expected to submit specified categories of crime statistics every year to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting program. But inclusion of justifiable homicides is optional.

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Eastman plans public  offering  to complete Taminco deal

Eastman plans public offering to complete Taminco deal

November 11th, 2014 11:22 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman says it will do a public offering of $800 million 2.70 percent notes due 2020, $800 million 3.80 percent notes due 2025 and $400 million 4.65 percent notes due 2044.

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Hundreds turn out to honor veterans at  Kingsport ceremony

Hundreds turn out to honor veterans at Kingsport ceremony

November 11th, 2014 11:02 pm by Matthew Lane

"This is not about individuals today. It's about tradition and something we must carry on. It's a day about other things than speeches. It's a time we remember those who wore the uniforms of this country," said Sullivan County Mayor Richard Venable.

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Carter County woman sentenced for taking sex pics with daughters

Carter County woman sentenced for taking sex pics with daughters

November 11th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Investigators showed the mother a picture of her with her mouth on the private parts of her 8-year-old daughter, and she admitted it was her in the picture. She also was shown a picture of her naked 6-year-old on a couch with a sign with words on.

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Lincoln Elementary students raise nearly $1,500 for St. Jude

Lincoln Elementary students raise nearly $1,500 for St. Jude

November 11th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Kyah is in remission but still travels to Memphis every other week and will start a new round of chemotherapy, her mother said. Jones also said ALL is the most common type of leukemia and the family hopes it will remain in remission.

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Businesses cash in as women chase bigger butts

Businesses cash in as women chase bigger butts

November 11th, 2014 7:00 pm by JOSEPH PISANI, AP Business Writer

The U.S. booty business is getting a big bump. Companies are cashing in on growing demand from women seeking the more curvaceous figures of their favorite stars, who flaunt their fuller rear ends.

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