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Voter ID now required to vote in Virginia

Voter ID now required to vote in Virginia

October 22nd, 2014 1:30 pm by Stephen Igo

The city of Norton ballot will include candidates for City Council and Norton School Board, while Wise County voters will see an even simpler ballot come Nov. 4 election day.

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Tennessee child traps himself in arcade game

Tennessee child traps himself in arcade game

October 22nd, 2014 8:32 am by Associated Press

The boy's grandmother says she received a text message and looked away from the toddler for a moment, then heard a "bang" and saw the boy inside the claw crane.

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Battles rage over genetically modified foods

Battles rage over genetically modified foods

October 22nd, 2014 8:25 am by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Voters in two states will decide the fate of labeling laws, letting purchasers know whether they are buying products that contain materials that have been genetically engineered or modified.

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Murder suspect remains at large after mistaken release from jail

Murder suspect remains at large after mistaken release from jail

October 21st, 2014 10:00 pm by By Jessica Anderson and Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun (MCT)

A murder suspect who was erroneously released from a Baltimore jail — which was not noticed for two days — remained at large Tuesday, and one lawmaker is calling for an independent investigation of the circumstances.

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Ben Bradlee , Washington Post editor during Watergate scandal, dies

Ben Bradlee , Washington Post editor during Watergate scandal, dies

October 21st, 2014 8:39 pm by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

Ben Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal and invigorated its newsroom for more than two decades, died Tuesday.

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Advocates continue call for Medicaid expansion

Advocates continue call for Medicaid expansion

October 21st, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

Members of the state chapter of the NAACP and other health care advocates held a mock funeral across from the state Capitol in Nashville to characterize lives they say will be lost if Medicaid is not expanded in Tennessee.

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New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor

New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor

October 21st, 2014 7:47 pm by FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press

Two years after the Obama administration backed off a rule that would have banned children from dangerous agriculture jobs, public health advocates and lawmakers are trying anew to get kids off tobacco farms.

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Gas prices expected to continue falling

Gas prices expected to continue falling

October 21st, 2014 9:17 am by Staff Report

Prices in Tennessee slid 11 cents compared to last week, going from an average of $3 a gallon to $2.89 on Sunday.

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Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

October 21st, 2014 8:46 am by SHELLEY ACOCA, AP Fashion Writer

Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites, first ladies and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.

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America says no to cappuccino potato chips

America says no to cappuccino potato chips

October 21st, 2014 8:38 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

Frito-Lay says Wasabi Ginger won its contest that gives people a chance to create a new flavor, beating out the coffee-flavored chips and the two other finalists — Mango Salsa and Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese.

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