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Plenty of nuts, berries in Smokies boost for bears

Plenty of nuts, berries in Smokies boost for bears

September 21st, 2014 2:56 pm by Associated Press

Wildlife experts expect fewer nuisance bears in East Tennessee this fall because a good crop of nuts and berries in the Smokies should prevent them from ranging in search of food.

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Police warn travelers in Northeast Tennessee about card scam

Police warn travelers in Northeast Tennessee about card scam

September 20th, 2014 6:38 pm by Associated Press

WHITE PINE, Tenn. — Police in Northeast Tennessee are warning travelers about a card game scam.

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Officials: Doctor shopping down in Tennessee

Officials: Doctor shopping down in Tennessee

September 20th, 2014 1:17 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee officials say doctor shopping has decreased in the three years since the passage of a law requiring drug history checks before filling painkiller prescriptions, but the state hasn't lost its No. 1 ranking, according to the CDC.

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Five ways to protect yourself from data breaches

Five ways to protect yourself from data breaches

September 20th, 2014 8:00 am by JOSEPH PISANI, AP Business Writer

Data breaches at retailers aren't going away, but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

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Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space station

Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space station

September 20th, 2014 4:31 am by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

NASA is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station in hopes that astronauts will be able to one day fix their spacecraft by cranking out spare parts on the spot.

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Security breach: Intruder gets into White House

Security breach: Intruder gets into White House

September 20th, 2014 4:17 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

The Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.

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Man arrested in 2001 Morristown killing

Man arrested in 2001 Morristown killing

September 19th, 2014 9:30 pm by Associated Press

The FBI and several other agencies arrested 51-year-old Ignacio Constantino on Thursday at the apartment complex where he lived outside of Wilmington, Delaware.

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$1M loan approved for Dickenson Co. hydroelectric project

$1M loan approved for Dickenson Co. hydroelectric project

September 19th, 2014 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The loan will help fund development of a 1.8 megawatt hydroelectric station at the John Flannagan Dam, delivering power to over 800 homes and reducing annual carbon dioxide emissions by over 8,500 tons.

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As Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks drift

As Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks drift

September 19th, 2014 5:56 pm by Associated Press

Alibaba lined up its initial public offering of stock at $68 a share the day before, raising $21.8 billion from investors. That vaulted Alibaba to the top tier of technology companies in terms of market value.

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3 found guilty in Georgia salmonella trial

3 found guilty in Georgia salmonella trial

September 19th, 2014 3:14 pm by RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in connection with a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls eve

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