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Update: Two teenagers, a boy and a girl, have been charged

Update: Two teenagers, a boy and a girl, have been charged

October 4th, 2013 8:39 am by Wes Bunch

The Scott County Sheriff's Office confirmed Friday afternoon that two Gate City High School students are in custody and facing felony charges for allegedly making threats on social media to kill a classmate.

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Government shutdown puts squeeze on Republican moderates

Government shutdown puts squeeze on Republican moderates

October 4th, 2013 8:31 am by By Joseph Tanfani, Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)

This pocket of small-town New Jersey, mostly Republican and deeply dependent on nearby Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, is filled with military retirees and now, with the shutdown, thousands of angry, idled workers like Challender.

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Governor rejected in offer to reopen Grand Canyon

Governor rejected in offer to reopen Grand Canyon

October 3rd, 2013 11:28 pm by BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press

Arizona's Republican leaders, known for picking fights with the federal government, are seething again now that the Grand Canyon is closed because of the budget crisis in Washington.

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N.C. church mourns fiery bus crash that killed 8

N.C. church mourns fiery bus crash that killed 8

October 3rd, 2013 11:10 pm by KRISTIN M. HALL and MITCH WEISS, Associated Press

After the fiery crash of a church bus in Tennessee, Daniel Morrison knew a phone call would be coming.

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Twitter unseals IPO papers, hopes to raise $1B

Twitter unseals IPO papers, hopes to raise $1B

October 3rd, 2013 11:09 pm by BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer

Twitter has unsealed the documents for its planned initial public offering of stock and says it hopes to raise up to $1 billion in one of the year's most eagerly awaited stock market debuts.

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Budget, debt unresolved on shutdown's 3rd day

Budget, debt unresolved on shutdown's 3rd day

October 3rd, 2013 11:08 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

Three days into a government shutdown, President Barack Obama blamed House Speaker John Boehner for keeping federal agencies closed, while the bitter budget dispute moved closer to a showdown over the nation's line of credit.

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Update: Woman shot, killed outside Capitol after police pursuit

Update: Woman shot, killed outside Capitol after police pursuit

October 3rd, 2013 10:19 pm by Associated Press

A woman with a 1-year-old led Secret Service and police on a car chase from the White House past the Capitol on Thursday, attempting to penetrate the security barriers at both national landmarks before being shot to death, police said.

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Drug raid: Authorities say Operation Up in Smoke nets thousands of banned substances

Drug raid: Authorities say Operation Up in Smoke nets thousands of banned substances

October 3rd, 2013 9:09 pm by Stephen Igo

Authorities on Thursday released a list of banned synthetic substances, cash and firearms seized during a series of coordinated raids at a variety of locations in Wise County last Friday.

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Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Karen

Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Karen

October 3rd, 2013 8:35 pm by KEVIN McGILL and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From a tiny, vulnerable island off the Louisiana coast to the beaches of the Florida Panhandle, Gulf Coast residents prepared Thursday for a possible hit from Tropical Storm Karen.

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Clayton Homes offers home inspired by Duck Dynasty

Clayton Homes offers home inspired by Duck Dynasty

October 3rd, 2013 8:04 pm by Associated Press

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clayton Homes is offering a new house inspired by one of the stars of the Duck Dynasty reality show.

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