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Applying to colleges can be intimidating process

Applying to colleges can be intimidating process

December 1st, 2013 1:00 am by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

Even as a larger percentage of students from every income go to college compared to the late 1980s, some don't even consider it. Cost is a huge factor, as is a lack of understanding about scholarships and student loans.

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North Korea says detained American tourist apologizes

North Korea says detained American tourist apologizes

November 30th, 2013 4:38 pm by Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea state media claimed Saturday that an elderly U.S. tourist detained for more than a month has apologized for alleged crimes during the Korean War and for “hostile acts” against the state during a recent trip.

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Carter meth lab may have been largest in Tennessee history

November 30th, 2013 2:14 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said officers completed the cleanup of the vacant house at 8377 Highway 19E in Roan Mountain at approximately 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. He said the cleanup was conducted over 36 hours.

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Early AIDS patient blazed trail

November 30th, 2013 2:09 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

Ron Lawson got AIDS from tainted products used to treat his hemophilia.

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Troopers: 4 dead in Alaska plane crash

Troopers: 4 dead in Alaska plane crash

November 30th, 2013 1:21 pm by Associated Press

A plane crash near the remote western Alaska village of Saint Marys killed four of the 10 people aboard, including an infant boy, an Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman said Saturday.

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Shark kills teen body boarder off Aussie coast

Shark kills teen body boarder off Aussie coast

November 30th, 2013 12:59 pm by Associated Press

A teenager was killed on Saturday after being attacked by a shark off Australia's east coast in the second deadly attack this month, police said.

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8 dead in police helicopter crash onto Glasgow pub

8 dead in police helicopter crash onto Glasgow pub

November 30th, 2013 12:26 pm by Associated Press

Authorities raised the death toll to eight people Saturday in the crash of a police helicopter into a crowded Glasgow pub, stressing that a rescue and recovery operation is ongoing and it is unclear what they will find when the wreckage is removed.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

November 30th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Stories this week include an alleged shoplifter who claimed she was getting presents for her niece, a scam in Weber City, a serial sexual abuser of children being sentenced and a job applicant who passed out.

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Grand opening of nonprofit One ACRE Cafe set

Grand opening of nonprofit One ACRE Cafe set

November 29th, 2013 11:32 pm by SUE GUINN LEGG, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — In advance of next week’s grand opening of Johnson City’s new nonprofit One ACRE Cafe, the West Walnut Street restaurant opened Thursday and Friday for couple of trial runs.

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‘Numerous’ casualties as police helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub

‘Numerous’ casualties as police helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub

November 29th, 2013 11:12 pm by Staff Report

LONDON (AP) — “Given an incident of this scale we must all prepare ourselves for the likelihood of fatalities,” Scotland’s leader, Alex Salmond, said on his official Twitter account.

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