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Why investors shouldn't fear a government shutdown

Why investors shouldn't fear a government shutdown

September 28th, 2013 3:01 pm by KEN SWEET and STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writers

NEW YORK (AP) — The government shuts down. The economy unravels. Stocks plunge. That may be Wall Street's worst fear, but history shows it's mostly overblown.

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2 charged in death of Kentucky toddler

2 charged in death of Kentucky toddler

September 28th, 2013 2:59 pm by Associated Press

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Two people have been indicted in the death of a Kentucky toddler last year.

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Despite horrific events, statistics say, we've never been safer

Despite horrific events, statistics say, we've never been safer

September 28th, 2013 1:44 pm by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer

"The probability of something happening is so very low. But this is the nature of terror and terrorism: It gets in our heads that something could happen. This is the entire idea of terror. It's like this insidious fear that seeps into our mind-set."

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Another major earthquake rocks Pakistan

Another major earthquake rocks Pakistan

September 28th, 2013 12:55 pm by ABDUL SATTAR, Associated Press

A major earthquake rocked Pakistan's southwest Saturday, killing at least 15 and sending panicked people running into the street just days after another quake in the same region killed hundreds, officials said.

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SPIN METER: What's behind all the budget bombast?

SPIN METER: What's behind all the budget bombast?

September 28th, 2013 12:36 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Even for a town accustomed to hyperbole, the political sparring over spending, borrowing and health care has produced more than its share of over-the-top rhetoric.

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Missing kids' mom insists they're alive

Missing kids' mom insists they're alive

September 28th, 2013 12:27 pm by DAVID MELSON, Shelbyville Times-Gazette

One year after Cheryl Leverette Daniel's children were last seen, shortly before a fire that destroyed her parents' home where they were staying, she holds on to hopes of seeing them again.

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Court tosses meth-related murder conviction

Court tosses meth-related murder conviction

September 28th, 2013 12:23 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An appeals court has dismissed a murder conviction against a man accused of giving a fatal dose of methamphetamine to a Campbell County woman.

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Child neglect, fake suicide and more this week in crime

Child neglect, fake suicide and more this week in crime

September 28th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Sept 20 through Sept. 27

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Appellate court upholds pair’s convictions in death of child

Appellate court upholds pair’s convictions in death of child

September 27th, 2013 11:15 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

A state Court of Criminal Appeals judge affirmed convictions against a Johnson City couple charged with killing their baby by child abuse, in a ruling posted Friday.

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Gate City athletes investigated for alleged drug activity, underage drinking

Gate City athletes investigated for alleged drug activity, underage drinking

September 27th, 2013 11:03 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Law enforcement officials in Scott County confirmed this week that an investigation is ongoing into alleged drug activity involving several Gate City High School athletes who were recently suspended from a football game.

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