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Gas station shooting in SW Va.

Gas station shooting in SW Va.

August 19th, 2015 11:18 am by Staff Report

An early Wednesday morning altercation in the parking lot of a Washington County, Va., convenience store has resulted in the shooting of one individual.

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Inconvenient mogul: Big oil's shadow war on billionaire Steyer

Inconvenient mogul: Big oil's shadow war on billionaire Steyer

August 19th, 2015 11:00 am by By James Nash, Bloomberg News (TNS)

Oil companies that bankrolled a $9.7 million effort in 2014 to block laws against fracking in California now are focusing their sights on Tom Steyer, the billionaire hedge- fund founder turned climate-change activist.

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Target is getting its groove back: Turnaround takes hold

Target is getting its groove back: Turnaround takes hold

August 19th, 2015 10:42 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Target isn't getting hurt by that shift away from clothing, showing that shoppers will still buy the right item at the right price.

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Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

August 19th, 2015 10:36 am by RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press

Longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle has agreed to plead guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts with minors and received child pornography that he knew had been secretly produced by the former director of his charitable foundation

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Crews to seek 3 men believed killed in Alaska landslide

Crews to seek 3 men believed killed in Alaska landslide

August 19th, 2015 10:00 am by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press

Crews plan to search through a debris area Wednesday for three men believed killed when a landslide described as a sea of logs and mud swept through part of an Alaska coastal town.

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Clinton seeks distance from Obama on climate change issues

Clinton seeks distance from Obama on climate change issues

August 19th, 2015 8:16 am by JOSH LEDERMAN and KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

Hillary Rodham Clinton is voicing opposition to President Barack Obama's authorization for oil drilling in the Alaska Arctic and his delays on Keystone XL.

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TVA poised to change boathouse standards, enforcement

TVA poised to change boathouse standards, enforcement

August 19th, 2015 7:52 am by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

While floating homes were the intended topic of Tuesday's Tennessee Valley Authority hearing in Johnson City, it didn't take long for Boone Lake's no-longer-floating houses to rise to the surface.

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Takoma ownership is being transferred to Wellmont

Takoma ownership is being transferred to Wellmont

August 18th, 2015 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Ownership of Greeneville-based Takoma Regional Hospital is transferring to Wellmont Health System, Wellmont announced on Tuesday.

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A devastating but not surprising mining disaster in Colorado

A devastating but not surprising mining disaster in Colorado

August 18th, 2015 4:00 pm by By Nigel Duara, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

These towering peaks poured gold and silver into the cities of the valley below, but nothing in this high, rugged country comes without a price.

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Gay couples win, but still lose after Kentucky judge's order

Gay couples win, but still lose after Kentucky judge's order

August 18th, 2015 3:00 pm by ADAM BEAM, Associated Press

"If the Court decided to delay enforcement of its Order while Davis pursues an unpromising appeal, it would essentially give Plaintiffs a favorable legal ruling with no teeth and prolong the likely violation of their constitutional rights," Bunning wrote.

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