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Johnson City man gets 2-year jail term for death of girlfriend

September 9th, 2010 4:23 am by Becky Campbell

A judge sentenced a Johnson City man to two years in jail for a criminally negligent homicide conviction earlier this year.Christopher Vigil, 38, was convicted of the death of his girlfriend, Francis Elizabeth Berry, that came 15 months after she was inju

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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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