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Families hoard cash 5 years after crisis

Families hoard cash 5 years after crisis

October 7th, 2013 2:05 pm by BERNARD CONDON, AP Business Writer

They speak different languages, live in countries rich and poor, face horrible job markets and healthy ones. When it comes to money, though, they act as one: They're holding tight to their cash, driven more by a fear of losing what they have than a desire

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Video: KPD welcomes 'Elvira' to SWAT

Video: KPD welcomes 'Elvira' to SWAT

October 7th, 2013 10:50 am by Matthew Lane

“Elvira” is the newest member of the KPD SWAT team — an Avatar I tactical robot from the California-based company Robotex Inc. The SWAT team attended a tactical school in Washington, D.C., back in September and won the $7,500 robot in a drawing.

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Corporal punishment: Area schools’ policies mixed

Corporal punishment: Area schools’ policies mixed

October 7th, 2013 10:47 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Tennessee law authorizes any teacher or principal in the state to administer corporal punishment, but gives local districts control over when or if to use it.

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Government's work stacking up a week into shutdown

Government's work stacking up a week into shutdown

October 7th, 2013 8:19 am by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Across America the government's work is piling up, and it's not just paperwork. It's old tires and red Solo cups littering a stretch of river in Nebraska. Food poisoning microbes awaiting analysis in Atlanta.

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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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