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Tenn. man dies after contracting West Nile virus

Tenn. man dies after contracting West Nile virus

October 7th, 2013 8:12 am by Associated Press

Family members say a Middle Tennessee man has died after contracting the West Nile virus.

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Carter County deputy placed on leave without pay after domestic violence arrest

Carter County deputy placed on leave without pay after domestic violence arrest

October 6th, 2013 9:46 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — A deputy with the Carter County Sheriff’s Department was arrested on a domestic violence incident Sunday and has been placed on administrative leave without pay pending the outcome of an investigation.

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FBI ranks Tennessee as most dangerous state in U.S.

FBI ranks Tennessee as most dangerous state in U.S.

October 6th, 2013 8:49 pm by Charley Blaine and Michael B. Sauter, 24/7 Wall St. | USAToday

You might think that going to California, Texas or New York exposes you to a lot of crime. But in fact it was Tennessee that had the nation’s highest violent crime rate last year.

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BMA sets sights on new visioning process for Kingsport

BMA sets sights on new visioning process for Kingsport

October 6th, 2013 7:51 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Alderman John Clark believes now is the time for the Board of Mayor and Aldermen to craft a new vision for the city, with goals for the next five to 10 years and one that will take the Model City to the next level.

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Supreme Court term begins with contentious topics

Supreme Court term begins with contentious topics

October 6th, 2013 5:42 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is beginning a new term with controversial issues that offer the court’s conservative majority the chance to move aggressively to undo limits on campaign contributions.

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Boehner to Obama: No debt hike without concessions

Boehner to Obama: No debt hike without concessions

October 6th, 2013 5:26 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Speaker John Boehner adamantly ruled out a House vote on a straightforward bill to boost the borrowing authority without concessions from President Barack Obama.

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Libya bristles at U.S. raid that captured militant

Libya bristles at U.S. raid that captured militant

October 6th, 2013 4:59 pm by ESAM MOHAMED, Associated Press

A suspected Libyan al-Qaida figure nabbed by U.S. special forces in a dramatic operation in Tripoli was living freely in his homeland for the past two years, after a trajectory that took him to Sudan, Afghanistan and Iran.

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'Realism is good:' Some anti-drilling activists change tactics, tone

'Realism is good:' Some anti-drilling activists change tactics, tone

October 6th, 2013 1:59 pm by KEVIN BEGOS and MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press

For years, activists have warned that fracking can have disastrous consequences: ruined water and air, sickened people and animals, a ceaseless parade of truck traffic. Now some critics are doing what was once unthinkable: working with the industry.

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U.S., Russia set for first talks since Syria deal

U.S., Russia set for first talks since Syria deal

October 6th, 2013 1:46 pm by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov planned to meet Monday to discuss Syria's chemical weapons and the onset of an apparent warming between Iran and the West.

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Monster truck accident in Mexico kills at least 8

Monster truck accident in Mexico kills at least 8

October 6th, 2013 1:20 pm by RICARDO CHAVEZ, Associated Press

An out-of-control monster truck shot into a crowd of spectators at a Mexican air show, killing at least eight people and hurting 80 others, dozens seriously, officials said.

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