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Dow, S&P 500 climb higher into record territory

Dow, S&P 500 climb higher into record territory

November 21st, 2014 6:23 pm by Associated Press

The latest records extended a comeback in the S&P 500, which has increased 11 percent since plunging in mid-October.

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Study says CEOs in 10 big mergers should get $430M

Study says CEOs in 10 big mergers should get $430M

November 21st, 2014 1:37 pm by BERNARD CONDON, AP Business Writer

The biggest haul is in the form of stock that the CEOs arguably could have gotten if they didn't sell.

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Tenn. campaigns ran nearly 23K TV ads in 2014

Tenn. campaigns ran nearly 23K TV ads in 2014

November 21st, 2014 1:34 pm by Associated Press

Political and issue campaigns ran nearly 23,000 television ads in Tennessee to try to sway voters on races including the U.S. Senate and constitutional amendments on abortion and judges.

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House GOP sues administration over health care law

House GOP sues administration over health care law

November 21st, 2014 1:23 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

GOP lawmakers filed the lawsuit in federal district court in Washington the morning after Obama announced unilateral executive actions to expand protections for millions of immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally.

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Snowstorm death toll hits 12; flood threat looms

Snowstorm death toll hits 12; flood threat looms

November 21st, 2014 7:04 am by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Thirty major building collapses were reported overnight, with the latest two deaths being residents of a nursing home that was evacuated.

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Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex

Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex

November 21st, 2014 12:59 am by Associated Press

Therese Serignese, now 57 and a nurse in Boca Raton, said the television icon raped her in 1976 when she was 19 years old following a show in Las Vegas. She said she went backstage and when the two were alone, Cosby gave her two pills.

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Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

November 20th, 2014 8:52 pm by Associated Press

In a televised address to the nation, Obama defended the legality of his actions and challenged GOP lawmakers to focus their energy not on blocking his actions, but on approving long-stalled legislation to take its place.

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Dow, S&P 500 edge back up to record highs

Dow, S&P 500 edge back up to record highs

November 20th, 2014 6:51 pm by Associated Press

It was the second record-high close for the Dow this week and the third for the S&P 500. The modest gains erased losses from the day before, pushing the three major stock indexes further ahead for the week.

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Grants target East Tenn. prescription drug abuse

Grants target East Tenn. prescription drug abuse

November 20th, 2014 3:04 pm by Associated Press

Community drug coalitions are spending $7 million in federal grants to fight prescription drug abuse among young people in 10 eastern Tennessee counties. The goal is to reduce prescription drug abuse among 12- to 25-year-olds by at least 4 percent.

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Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

November 20th, 2014 2:00 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Even for the Buffalo area — one of the snowiest and hardiest places in America — this was one for the record books, with the three-day total close to the 8 feet that the region typically gets in an entire year.

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