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NATO approves new force aimed at deterring Russia

NATO approves new force aimed at deterring Russia

September 5th, 2014 9:38 am by JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press; JULIE PACE, Associated Press

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said a command headquarters would be set up in Eastern Europe with supplies and equipment stockpiled there, enabling the "spearhead" force to mobilize and deploy quickly.

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Surgery on ailing Great Dane yields 43 1/2 socks

Surgery on ailing Great Dane yields 43 1/2 socks

September 4th, 2014 7:45 pm by Associated Press

The 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable and retching when its owners rushed him to a northwest Portland emergency animal hospital. It was something he ate!

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Argentine dinosaur may shed light on huge beasts

Argentine dinosaur may shed light on huge beasts

September 4th, 2014 6:44 pm by Associated Press

The four-legged beast, with a long neck and powerful 29-foot tail, stretched about 85 feet long and weighed about 65 tons. That's more than seven times the weight of even a plus-size male African elephant.

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Stocks flat as oil drop offsets European Central Bank stimulus

Stocks flat as oil drop offsets European Central Bank stimulus

September 4th, 2014 5:45 pm by Associated Press

The S&P 500 index fell three points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,997.65. The Dow Jones industrial average fell eight points, or 0.1 percent to 17,069.58 points. The Nasdaq composite dropped 10.28 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,562.29.

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Getting greener:  $752K TDOT grant to allow city to extend Greenbelt

Getting greener: $752K TDOT grant to allow city to extend Greenbelt

September 4th, 2014 5:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer on Wednesday handed city officials a $752,000 grant award to help extend an eastern section of the Greenbelt about 1 mile all the way to Cleek Road.

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Ohio man charged with killing 4 in different homes

Ohio man charged with killing 4 in different homes

September 4th, 2014 3:50 pm by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

An Ohio man was charged with aggravated murder Thursday in the slayings of four men who were found in separate homes earlier this week.

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Ex-Virginia gov., wife guilty of public corruption

Ex-Virginia gov., wife guilty of public corruption

September 4th, 2014 3:12 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, have been convicted in a public corruption case that accused them of conspiring to use his office to promote a businessman's product in exchange for gifts.

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Ukraine's leader talks with NATO about closer ties

Ukraine's leader talks with NATO about closer ties

September 4th, 2014 9:39 am by NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press; JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

But Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday that statements by officials in Kiev that Ukraine will be seeking to join NATO are "a blatant attempt to derail all the efforts" to seek a peaceful solution to the fighting.

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Updated: Tennessee Supreme Court to hear faith healing case

Updated: Tennessee Supreme Court to hear faith healing case

September 4th, 2014 9:38 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An East Tennessee woman convicted of child neglect in her daughter's cancer death is asking the state Supreme Court to declare that she was innocent when she relied on prayer to heal the girl.

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Tennessee Promise partner tnAchieves seeks mentors

Tennessee Promise partner tnAchieves seeks mentors

September 4th, 2014 8:00 am by Rick Wagner

If you'd like to volunteer to mentor community college and technical college students in the Volunteer State, Graham Thomas of tnAchieves wants to talk with you.

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