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Stocks fall back on Wall Street a day after surge

Stocks fall back on Wall Street a day after surge

December 19th, 2013 1:38 pm by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Business Writer

The market gained the most in more than two months Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it was trimming its stimulus efforts, which investors saw as a vote of confidence in the economy.

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Police: Extremely drunk woman caused fatal Fort Henry crash

Police: Extremely drunk woman caused fatal Fort Henry crash

December 19th, 2013 12:36 pm by Rain Smith

The driver who crossed the center line of Fort Henry Drive while traveling more than 100 mph this September — igniting a fiery, head-on collision that killed both her and another motorist — was extremely intoxicated.

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BMA plans called meeting today to begin consideration of process to replace city manager

December 19th, 2013 11:05 am by Staff Report

The Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold a special called meeting at 3 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 19, to meet with Pat Hardy of the Municipal Technical Advisory Service.

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Appalachian Power customers could see increase in bills

Appalachian Power customers could see increase in bills

December 19th, 2013 9:39 am by Nick Shepherd

Appalachian Power customers could see an increase in their power bill after the company filed a request with the Virginia State Corporation Commission seeking recovery of electric transmission costs, the company said in a press release.

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Former BP engineer convicted of obstructing probe of Gulf oil spill

Former BP engineer convicted of obstructing probe of Gulf oil spill

December 19th, 2013 8:40 am by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Kurt Mix is one of four current or former BP employees charged with crimes related to the spill, one of the largest environmental disasters in U.S. history.

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Evacuations in effect near TN industrial fire

Evacuations in effect near TN industrial fire

December 19th, 2013 8:35 am by Associated Press

Evacuation orders remained in effect Thursday for hundreds of central Tennessee residents who live near a federal Superfund site where a large industrial fire has been burning since the day before.

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Ga. woman has 1 of 2 winning lottery tickets

Ga. woman has 1 of 2 winning lottery tickets

December 18th, 2013 6:27 pm by Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) — Lottery officials in Georgia identified the winner as Ira Curry, of Stone Mountain, which is east of Atlanta. Curry will take a lump sum of $123 million after taxes, Georgia Lottery chief executive Debbie Alford said.

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Dad blames 'them girls of mine' after CHPD nabs them all for burglary, theft

Dad blames 'them girls of mine' after CHPD nabs them all for burglary, theft

December 18th, 2013 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A man who allegedly enlisted the help of his two teenage daughters to burglarize a neighbor’s apartment reportedly blamed the crime solely on them after stolen property was found in his possession.

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Probe intensifies over Wise phone line thefts

Probe intensifies over Wise phone line thefts

December 18th, 2013 3:49 pm by Staff Report

Wise County Sheriff's Office investigators are developing leads in the theft of phone lines in a rural part of the county near Pound that left around 400 customers without service last week.

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Study backs pets as presents, but holdouts remain

Study backs pets as presents, but holdouts remain

December 18th, 2013 1:59 pm by SUE MANNING, Associated Press

Giving a puppy or kitten to the pet lover on your list is a gift idea animal activists have long warned people to avoid. But a national animal welfare group says the fears of pets being rejected or returned are unfounded.

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