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Truck crash 'rains' debris on Russell home

Truck crash 'rains' debris on Russell home

October 30th, 2014 8:30 am by Stephen Igo

An adult male inside the home was not injured as the debris fell onto his house. The truck's driver, Timothy C. Hoss, 50, of Bristol, Va., was flown to Bristol Regional Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

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America's favorite Halloween treats: Chocolate and candy corn (not together).

America's favorite Halloween treats: Chocolate and candy corn (not together).

October 30th, 2014 6:45 am by J. H. Osborne

Today is National Candy Corn Day, but the tri-colored treat still ranks as American's second favorite Halloween candy, coming well behind chocolate.

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AP IMPACT: If Ebola batters US, we are not ready

AP IMPACT: If Ebola batters US, we are not ready

October 29th, 2014 9:22 pm by JEFF DONN, Associated Press

To assess America's ability to deal with a major outbreak, the AP examined multiple indicators of readiness. The results were worrisome.

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Group examines Tenn. sentencing laws, recidivism

Group examines Tenn. sentencing laws, recidivism

October 29th, 2014 9:15 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee's current sentencing structure has been in place for more than 20 years, and the state's recidivism rate is averaging around 44 to 45 percent. That's the number of people returning to prison within three years of being released.

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Lee County supervisor accused of driving under  the influence of drugs

Lee County supervisor accused of driving under the influence of drugs

October 29th, 2014 8:57 pm by Nick Shepherd

Jason Grey Crabtree, 39, 5914 Sugar Run Road, Jonesville, was arrested and charged with refusal of blood or breathalyzer test and DUID.

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Health care overhaul doubts ease for insurers

Health care overhaul doubts ease for insurers

October 29th, 2014 7:30 pm by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

What a difference a year makes. The nation's biggest health insurers entered last fall cautious about a major coverage expansion initiated by the health care overhaul, the federal law that aims to cover millions of uninsured people.

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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

October 29th, 2014 6:18 pm by Associated Press

The 140-foot Antares rocket, operated by Orbital Sciences Corp., blew up 15 seconds after liftoff Tuesday, lighting up the night sky and raining flaming debris on the launch site. No one was injured, but the $200 million-plus mission was a total loss.

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Stocks slip after Fed statement; dollar gains

Stocks slip after Fed statement; dollar gains

October 29th, 2014 5:41 pm by Associated Press

Major U.S. stock indexes ended with a slight loss after the Fed confirmed that it was shutting down a bond-buying program because the economy no longer needs as much help.

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Time's up: Five tips to tackle student loan debt

Time's up: Five tips to tackle student loan debt

October 29th, 2014 5:32 pm by ALEX VEIGA, Associated Press

Taking on a hefty new monthly expense can be daunting, particularly for recent grads who haven't found steady work. But grads have many options for making student loan payments more manageable, even putting them off, if they qualify.

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Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

October 29th, 2014 11:35 am by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

The move goes beyond precautions recommended by the Obama administration for civilians, although President Barack Obama has made clear he feels the military's situation is different from that of civilians.

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