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Photos: Dolly's dream house tops out

Photos: Dolly's dream house tops out

October 23rd, 2014 1:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

PIGEON FORGE — Reservations for Dollywood's first ever on-site hotel, the 307-room DreamMore Resort, will begin being offered in mid-January. Wednesday marked a special day, as construction crews placed the final spire atop the entrance tower.

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Latest White House fence jumper assaults police dogs

Latest White House fence jumper assaults police dogs

October 23rd, 2014 8:34 am by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Maryland, is in custody of the U.S. Marshals Service for previous outstanding warrants, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said.

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Fire destroys SW Va. funeral home

Fire destroys SW Va. funeral home

October 23rd, 2014 8:28 am by Stephen Igo

St. Paul Volunteer Fire Department Chief Earl Carter said a motorist passing the site first reported the Holding Funeral Home blaze at around 3 a.m., and the structure was fully involved when his department got to the scene.

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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8 million vehicles

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8 million vehicles

October 22nd, 2014 10:26 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

DETROIT — The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers.

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U.S. to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

U.S. to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

October 22nd, 2014 7:10 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.

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Authorities investigating whether Colorado girls were trying to join Islamic militants

Authorities investigating whether Colorado girls were trying to join Islamic militants

October 22nd, 2014 6:54 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Three teenage girls from suburban Denver being investigated for possibly trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria aren't radicalized jihadis but rather victims of an online predator, a school official said Wednesday.

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Nine UNC employees fired or disciplined in academic scandal

Nine UNC employees fired or disciplined in academic scandal

October 22nd, 2014 6:38 pm by AARON BEARD, Associated Press

More than 3,100 students enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator called a "shadow curriculum" that lasted nearly two decades at UNC.

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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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