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Dying Ohio man on gurney leads daughter down aisle

Dying Ohio man on gurney leads daughter down aisle

October 13th, 2013 9:06 pm by Associated Press

CLEVELAND — A terminally ill Ohio man who arrived at his daughter’s wedding by ambulance gave her away, from a hospital gurney.

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New Hawkins SROs now certified, report to schools in early November

New Hawkins SROs now certified, report to schools in early November

October 13th, 2013 7:47 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County’s expanded school resource officer (SRO) program was launched in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre, but Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said his SROs are more than just armed guards.

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Former Rep. Gabby Giffords attends New York gun show

Former Rep. Gabby Giffords attends New York gun show

October 13th, 2013 6:27 pm by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — A smiling Gabrielle Giffords toured rows of tables loaded with rifles and handguns Sunday in her first visit to a gun show since surviving a 2011 shooting.

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Ohio man to serve three years for pellet gun holdup of Gate City gas station

Ohio man to serve three years for pellet gun holdup of Gate City gas station

October 13th, 2013 5:49 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — An Ohio man will serve three years in state prison after being sentenced this week for robbing a Gate City gas station with a pellet gun as he was passing through the region earlier this year on his way to Florida.

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UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal wreck on Interstate 26

UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal wreck on Interstate 26

October 13th, 2013 5:14 pm by NET News Service

ERWIN — Police said at least one person died after a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 26 in Unicoi County on Saturday night.

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Spending stumbling block to budget deal

Spending stumbling block to budget deal

October 13th, 2013 1:46 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Senate Republicans and Democrats hit an impasse Sunday over spending in their last-ditch struggle to avoid an economy-jarring default in just four days and end a partial government shutdown that enters its third week.

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Egypt: Detained U.S. citizen found dead in cell

Egypt: Detained U.S. citizen found dead in cell

October 13th, 2013 1:03 pm by Associated Press

A U.S. citizen detained in Egypt for violating curfew in August was found dead Sunday in his jail cell, the second foreigner to die in detention in recent weeks, security officials said.

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Seven Red Cross workers kidnapped in Syria

Seven Red Cross workers kidnapped in Syria

October 13th, 2013 12:37 pm by Associated Press

Gunmen kidnapped a team of seven workers from the International Committee of the Red Cross after stopping their convoy early Sunday along a roadside in northern Syria, a spokesman said.

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Social Security raise to be among lowest in years

Social Security raise to be among lowest in years

October 13th, 2013 12:14 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

For the second straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits. Nearly 58 million retirees, disabled workers, spouses and children get the benefits.

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Update: Xerox says access restored for food stamp users

Update: Xerox says access restored for food stamp users

October 13th, 2013 11:00 am by Associated Press

Food stamp recipients were able to use their debit-style cards in grocery stores on Sunday after vendor Xerox Corp. restored service after a system outage that affected people across 17 states.

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