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US consumer prices up as inflation stays mild

US consumer prices up as inflation stays mild

August 15th, 2013 9:31 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose only slightly last month as gas increased more slowly. Overall, the figures showed that inflation remains mild.

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Almost 300 dead across Egypt as police storm protest camps

Almost 300 dead across Egypt as police storm protest camps

August 14th, 2013 6:37 pm by Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — Riot police backed by armored vehicles, bulldozers and helicopters Wednesday swept away two encampments of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, setting off running street battles in Cairo and other Egyptian cities.

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British cat DNA database helps convict killer

British cat DNA database helps convict killer

August 14th, 2013 6:22 pm by Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — Fingerprints are not the only thing that killers can leave behind — add cat hair to that list. A British university said Wednesday that its DNA database of British felines helped convict a man of manslaughter.

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Jesse Jackson Jr. gets 2 ½-year sentence for using campaign funds as ‘piggy bank’

Jesse Jackson Jr. gets 2 ½-year sentence for using campaign funds as ‘piggy bank’

August 14th, 2013 5:37 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — However, Jackson, who emotionally apologized to his father, mother, congressional colleagues and others, was given significantly less prison time than federal guidelines recommend.

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Steelers' Rocky Bleier offers story of inspiration during United Way Kick Off

Steelers' Rocky Bleier offers story of inspiration during United Way Kick Off

August 14th, 2013 3:55 pm by Matthew Lane

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rocky Bleier helped kick off the United Way’s regional fundraising campaign Wednesday afternoon.

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Kidnapped Calif. teen says captor deserved to die

Kidnapped Calif. teen says captor deserved to die

August 14th, 2013 3:54 pm by ELLIOT SPAGAT,Associated Press

The 16-year-old California girl kidnapped by a close family friend suspected of killing her mother and 8-year-old brother says he threatened to kill her if she tried to escape and got what he deserved when he died in a shootout with authorities.

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Two former JPMorgan employees charged in NY in $6B loss

Two former JPMorgan employees charged in NY in $6B loss

August 14th, 2013 3:22 pm by CHRISTINA REXRODE,Associated Press; LARRY NEUMEISTER,Associated Press

Two former JPMorgan Chase & Co. traders falsified bank records to try to cover up trading losses, prosecutors said Wednesday in a criminal case that raises fresh questions about whether Wall Street learned its lessons from the 2008 financial crisis.

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Kingsport search nets TennCare fraud charge, drug arrests

Kingsport search nets TennCare fraud charge, drug arrests

August 14th, 2013 3:16 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman on probation for possessing drugs for resale faces the same charge again, with police saying she obtained the Oxycodone in Tuesday night's bust through TennCare benefits.

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Roll your windows down and cruise: Broad Street Cruise-In set for Saturday

Roll your windows down and cruise: Broad Street Cruise-In set for Saturday

August 14th, 2013 3:12 pm by Nick Shepherd

For an entire generation of Kingsport residents, weekends meant one thing: cruising in downtown. It didn’t matter if people had hot rods or their parents sedan, everybody liked to cruise.

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UPS cargo jet crashes in Ala.; 2 killed

UPS cargo jet crashes in Ala.; 2 killed

August 14th, 2013 12:49 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

A UPS cargo plane crashed and burned Wednesday morning on the outskirts of an Alabama airport, killing two crew members and scattering boxes and charred debris across a grassy field.

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