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Floor collapses at Miss. church center; 35 hurt

Floor collapses at Miss. church center; 35 hurt

February 20th, 2014 3:14 pm by JACK ELLIOTT Jr., Associated Press

As a student minister preached at a youth center in Mississippi, the wooden floor started to rumble and quickly collapsed, sending about 70 people tumbling and sliding onto the first floor below.

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Stocks rise as US manufacturing expands

Stocks rise as US manufacturing expands

February 20th, 2014 3:11 pm by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writer

Stocks rose Thursday after a survey showed that U.S. manufacturing expanded at the fastest pace in almost four years.

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Woman extradited to Hawkins County in child abuse case

Woman extradited to Hawkins County in child abuse case

February 20th, 2014 3:02 pm by Staff Report

The mother of a 14-month-old child who was allegedly burned with cigarettes by her boyfriend in 2010 has been extradited from South Carolina to Hawkins County to answer an aggravated child endangerment charge.

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Videos of the Ukraine protests that are quickly turning deadly

Videos of the Ukraine protests that are quickly turning deadly

February 20th, 2014 2:42 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

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Tenn. House passes supermarket wine sales bill

Tenn. House passes supermarket wine sales bill

February 20th, 2014 1:48 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A years-long effort to allow wine to be sold outside of Tennessee liquor stores easily cleared what was expected to be its toughest hurdle on Thursday when the state House overwhelmingly approved the measure.

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Suspect arrested in Blountville pharmacy robbery

Suspect arrested in Blountville pharmacy robbery

February 20th, 2014 10:51 am by Rain Smith

Police say they have arrested the man who recently claimed to have a gun at a Blountville pharmacy, threatening to kill employees unless he was given drugs.

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Truce fails, 22 more die in new Kiev clashes

Truce fails, 22 more die in new Kiev clashes

February 20th, 2014 9:35 am by YURAS KARMANAU, Associated Press

A brief truce in Ukraine's embattled capital failed Thursday, spiraling into fierce clashes between police and anti-government protesters that left at least 22 people dead.

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House to vote on allowing supermarket wine sales

House to vote on allowing supermarket wine sales

February 20th, 2014 9:31 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The state House is scheduled to vote Thursday morning on a bill to allow wine to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets.

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Obama finds that the world intrudes on his travels

Obama finds that the world intrudes on his travels

February 20th, 2014 9:30 am by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

Even given President Barack Obama's own penchant for finding foreign travels eclipsed by distractions, his day-trip to Mexico stands out as a tour de force of multitasking.

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US applications for jobless benefits drop to 336k

US applications for jobless benefits drop to 336k

February 20th, 2014 9:29 am by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell a slight 3,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 336,000, a sign that layoffs remain low.

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