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Colo. farmers arrested in fatal listeria outbreak

Colo. farmers arrested in fatal listeria outbreak

September 26th, 2013 10:15 pm by DAN ELLIOTT and STEVEN K. PAULSON, Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — The owners of a Colorado cantaloupe farm were arrested Thursday on charges stemming from a 2011 listeria epidemic that killed 33 people in one of the nation's deadliest outbreaks of foodborne illness.

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EA Sports settles college athlete likeness cases

EA Sports settles college athlete likeness cases

September 26th, 2013 10:14 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

The NCAA is now on its own in the legal battle over whether athletes should share in the money made from the use of their likenesses.

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County, city leaders gather to study maximization of education resources

County, city leaders gather to study maximization of education resources

September 26th, 2013 10:10 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — A group of elected and appointed officials is on board for a fact-finding mission on public K-12 education in Sullivan County, Kingsport and Bristol, Tenn., a task that will be followed by recommendations for change.

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Name change, open house set for Carters Valley landfill

Name change, open house set for Carters Valley landfill

September 26th, 2013 10:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

CARTERS VALLEY — The public is invited to attend an open house and meet the new facility manager on Oct. 9 at the Allied Waste landfill on Carters Valley Road in Hawkins County.

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Justice Department spent nearly $5M on drones

Justice Department spent nearly $5M on drones

September 26th, 2013 9:27 pm by PETE YOST, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has been using drones to support its law enforcement operations since 2006 and has spent more than $3 million on the unmanned aircraft, the Justice Department's internal watchdog said Thursday.

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Supermarket wine bill could be revived in House

Supermarket wine bill could be revived in House

September 26th, 2013 6:40 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The Tennessee House chairman who cast a deciding vote against a bill seeking to allow supermarket wine sales in the state said Thursday that he's willing to reconsider the measure next session.

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Obama mocks GOP for 'crazy' Obamacare predictions

Obama mocks GOP for 'crazy' Obamacare predictions

September 26th, 2013 6:30 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

With polls showing many Americans still skeptical of the law known as "Obamacare," the president went back to the basics of explaining how nearly 50 million uninsured Americans will be able to buy coverage in new government-run exchanges.

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Effort to target sex ads hits surprising obstacle

Effort to target sex ads hits surprising obstacle

September 26th, 2013 6:28 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Top law enforcement officers across the country are pushing Congress for greater authority to go after a booming online industry that hosts ads for child sex traffickers.

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2 charged with writing bad checks, fleeing Johnson City police

2 charged with writing bad checks, fleeing Johnson City police

September 26th, 2013 6:27 pm by NET News Service

Two Johnson City residents have been charged with writing several bad checks at local businesses and running from police during the investigation.

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Sprinklers set off at Lincoln Elementary, but no injuries

Sprinklers set off at Lincoln Elementary, but no injuries

September 26th, 2013 6:25 pm by Rick Wagner

Lincoln Elementary experienced an incident with the sprinkler system Thursday afternoon, a situation that required students and staff to evacuate the building.

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