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Gate City woman dies in Alabama boating accident

September 8th, 2010 8:43 am by Associated Press

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Marine Police say a woman, who was a native of Gate City, Va., died in weekend boating accident at Lake Martin.

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Obama's economic plan: Too little, too late

September 8th, 2010 5:05 am by Staff Report

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- This week, the Obama administration began outlining additional measures to jumpstart the economy and create jobs.But even if passed, Obama's proposals are too little and too late to reverse the downward trend of economic activit

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Man arrested for defending home with AK-47

September 8th, 2010 5:02 am by Staff Report

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (CBS 2) He was arrested for protecting his property and family. But it's how the Long Island man did it that police say crossed the line. He got an AK-47 assault rifle, pulled the trigger and he ended up in jail.George Grier said he had t

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Insurance rate increases blamed on health-care overhaul; White House questions logic

September 8th, 2010 4:53 am by JANET ADAMY

Health insurers say they plan to raise premiums for some Americans as a direct result of the health overhaul in coming weeks, complicating Democrats' efforts to trumpet their signature achievement before the midterm elections.Aetna Inc., some BlueCross Bl

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Watchdog Web site names Asheville top N.C. small-city speed trap

September 8th, 2010 4:37 am by James Shea

ASHEVILLE Drivers beware. An advocacy group has named Asheville the top small city in North Carolina for speed traps. The National Motorists Association named Asheville the worst speed trap city in North Carolina for cities with a population less than

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TBI arrests Vonore mayor, Monroe County Democratic Party chief

September 8th, 2010 4:32 am by Staff Report

VONORE, Tenn. - The mayor of Vonore and the Monroe County Democratic Party chairman were arrested today on charges of using inmate labor for private purposes.The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested Mayor Larry Summey, 64, and chairman Charles Kenne

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Candlelight vigil planned to oppose Quran burning

September 8th, 2010 4:30 am by Staff Report

Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Fla., organizers said. The vigil will be held 7-8 p.m. at the pavilion behind Oak Ridge Civic Center.Plans by members of the small Florida-based church to burn copies of the central religious text of Islam on the

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Unicoi man pleads guilty to lesser charge in stabbing case

September 8th, 2010 4:27 am by Becky Campbell

A Unicoi County man charged with attempted murder in a 2009 drunken campground altercation pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in Washington County Criminal Court Tuesday.Teddy Matthew Hyatt, 27, of Unicoi, has been jailed since the April 26, 2009, stabbing

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Johnson City mother charged with endangerment, public intoxication; boy, 5, seen lighting bottle rockets with cigarette

September 8th, 2010 4:23 am by NET Staff report

A Labor Day weekend party ended with a 5-year-old boy taken into state custody and his mother jailed on endangerment and public intoxication charges.Johnson City police were called to 1920 E. Myrtle Ave. about 1 p.m. Sunday on reports of what was describe

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Economy's looking up for now as double-dip fears ease

September 7th, 2010 5:25 am by David J. Lynch

Never has mediocre looked so good.A steady flow of not-entirely-terrible economic news has eased worries of renewed recession and shifted the political spotlight from the Federal Reserve to the White House.

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