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Suspicious minds: Poll says Americans' trust in one another draining away

Suspicious minds: Poll says Americans' trust in one another draining away

December 1st, 2013 10:00 am by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

You can take our word for it. Americans don't trust each other anymore. We're not talking about the loss of faith in big institutions such as the government, the church or Wall Street. We're talking about trust in the other fellow.

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Winners to be announced for first Entrepreneur Challenge

Winners to be announced for first Entrepreneur Challenge

December 1st, 2013 10:00 am by Wes Bunch

The My Southwest Virginia Opportunity Steering committee will announce the winners of its first Entrepreneur Challenge during an award ceremony next week at the Hotel Norton in Wise County.

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Lottery winner, meet the Coupon Diva, Ramsey's daughter seeks office, Elf on the Shelf, and more stories you may have missed

Lottery winner, meet the Coupon Diva, Ramsey's daughter seeks office, Elf on the Shelf, and more stories you may have missed

December 1st, 2013 9:02 am by Staff Report

A look back at some of the past week's important and interesting stories you may have missed.

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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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