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Body found in Watauga Lake after unmanned sailboat discovered

Body found in Watauga Lake after unmanned sailboat discovered

September 18th, 2014 3:00 pm by NET News Service

Authorities have found a man's body in Watauga Lake less than a day after an unmanned sailboat was discovered on its shore.

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Scots decide whether to declare independence

Scots decide whether to declare independence

September 18th, 2014 8:23 am by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

The question on the ballot paper is simplicity itself: "Should Scotland be an independent country?" Yet it has divided Scots during months of campaigning, and polls suggest the result is too close to call.

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Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines

Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines

September 17th, 2014 9:50 pm by Associated Press

The nation's biggest drugstores and other retailers are grabbing larger chunks of the immunization market, giving customers more convenient options outside the doctor's office to protect themselves against the flu, pneumonia and other illnesses.

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Police: Tenn. father forced teen to drink alcohol

Police: Tenn. father forced teen to drink alcohol

September 17th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Police say an East Tennessee father forced his son to drink alcohol until he passed out as a punishment after he caught the 15-year-old drinking.

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Online sleuths aid probe into gay couple's beating

Online sleuths aid probe into gay couple's beating

September 17th, 2014 5:45 pm by Associated Press

"This is how Twitter is supposed to work for cops," Philadelphia Detective Joe Murray tweeted late Tuesday as the crowd-sourced investigation exploded online. "I will take a couple thousand Twitter detectives over any one real detective any day."

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Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intact

Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intact

September 17th, 2014 5:29 pm by Associated Press

Stocks marched higher after the U.S. central bank released a statement signaling little change in its interest rate policy. The gains were broad, with seven of the 10 industry groups of the Standard & Poor's 500 index rising, led by materials stocks.

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Kaine to introduce ISIS authorization

Kaine to introduce ISIS authorization

September 17th, 2014 4:30 pm by Stephen Igo

Virginia Democrat Sen. Tim Kaine on Wednesday said he will introduce a "narrow and specific authorization" for use of military force against ISIS.

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Obama reaffirms opposition to US combat in Iraq

Obama reaffirms opposition to US combat in Iraq

September 17th, 2014 12:34 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama says U.S. forces in Iraq "do not and will not" have a combat mission as part of the effort against Islamic State militants.

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Mentors sought to help students through 'Tennessee Promise' process

Mentors sought to help students through 'Tennessee Promise' process

September 17th, 2014 10:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The state is asking every county to recruit enough volunteers to serves as mentors for their graduating high school seniors, to help them navigate the process of applying and receiving the benefits of the Tennessee Promise program.

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'Easy Rider' bike going to auction

'Easy Rider' bike going to auction

September 17th, 2014 8:13 am by ULA ILNYTZKY, Associated Press

The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale.

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