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Comic Book Man: Shop owner retiring after three decades

Comic Book Man: Shop owner retiring after three decades

December 9th, 2014 10:27 am by Matthew Lane

"I'm going to miss it a lot," Wayne Richardson said of the comic book business. "But you get to the point where, I've done this and I'm ready to move on. I'm excited about what's next, except I don't know what's next."

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Ice bucket, Brazil elections popular on Facebook

Ice bucket, Brazil elections popular on Facebook

December 9th, 2014 9:34 am by BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer

"At its best, social media makes the world a smaller place and builds community on a global level," Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, said in an interview.

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Voters in SW Va. head to polls for District 4 special election today

Voters in SW Va. head to polls for District 4 special election today

December 9th, 2014 6:35 am by Stephen Igo

WISE — Today's vote is necessary because of a special election earlier this year involving the state Senate seat of former Sen. Phillip Puckett, D-Lebanon, who resigned.

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Obama touting immigration measures in Tennessee

Obama touting immigration measures in Tennessee

December 9th, 2014 6:27 am by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

The president plans to speak and take questions from the audience at an immigrant community center in Nashville called Casa Azafran. The White House says Obama will continue to urge Congress to pass an immigration overhaul.

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Mobile apps still collect information on kids

Mobile apps still collect information on kids

December 9th, 2014 12:15 am by Associated Press

"Unfortunately, there are still companies out there that are more concerned about generating revenue than protecting the privacy of kids."

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State dismisses complaint about probation company

State dismisses complaint about probation company

December 8th, 2014 11:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

The complaint was filed in June by former Hawkins County Clerk of Courts Sarah Davis shortly after she was defeated in the May Republican primary by Randy Collier.

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Volunteer senior receives Niswonger Scholarship

Volunteer senior receives Niswonger Scholarship - VIDEO

December 8th, 2014 7:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Niswonger Foundation Executive Vice President Dr. Nancy Dishner said Ward was selected from among 90 applicants who represented the best that Northeast Tennessee's graduating high schools' Class of 2015 has to offer.

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Rescue Fund: Disabled single mother of two struggling financially at Christmas

Rescue Fund: Disabled single mother of two struggling financially at Christmas

December 8th, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rose didn't have to worry about bills or financial matters while she was married , but she said as a single mother of two she was out of her depth when it came to handling her money.

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Huge fire in downtown L.A.: 'It looked like a bomb had just exploded'

Huge fire in downtown L.A.: 'It looked like a bomb had just exploded'

December 8th, 2014 3:54 pm by By Marisa Gerber, Brittny Mejia and Lauren Raab, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

LOS ANGELES - The fire early Monday in downtown Los Angeles engulfed an area the size of a city block, closed freeways and roads, burst windows of nearby buildings and melted freeway signs.

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Prince William condemns wildlife trafficking

Prince William condemns wildlife trafficking

December 8th, 2014 3:31 pm by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA, AP Business Writer

William says his interest in the issue stems from his family's longtime passion for wildlife conservation.

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