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Angry protesters yell at riot police in St. Louis

Angry protesters yell at riot police in St. Louis

October 10th, 2014 7:32 am by JIM SALTER and JEFF ROBERSON, Associated Press

Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. Louis for a second night as accusations of racial profiling prompted calls for a federal investigation.

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Officials: Strikes on terror cell don't stop plots

Officials: Strikes on terror cell don't stop plots

October 10th, 2014 6:45 am by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

The barrage of U.S. cruise missiles aimed at a cell of al-Qaida militants in Syria last month failed to stop ongoing terror plots to blow up airplanes over Europe and the United States, American intelligence officials say.

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Even Supreme Court justices can goof

Even Supreme Court justices can goof

October 9th, 2014 10:41 pm by Associated Press

The Supreme Court's mishandling of big news this week about same-sex marriage was a reminder: Even the justices put their robes on one arm at a time.

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The new family portrait? 3D-printed statue selfies

The new family portrait? 3D-printed statue selfies

October 9th, 2014 8:00 pm by PETER SVENSSON, AP Technology Writer

The advent of digital cameras and smartphones killed the traditional mall portrait studio, but 3-D printing has sparked a new trend. Overloaded with digital photos, statues may be moving in to fulfill our desire for portraits that stand out.

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Darwin note, early Apple computer being auctioned

Darwin note, early Apple computer being auctioned

October 9th, 2014 6:12 pm by Associated Press

Buyers at the Oct. 22 event at Bonhams will need deep pockets. The Steve Wozniak-designed Apple 1 computer is estimated to bring $300,000 to $500,000. One sold at auction last year for $671,000.

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Dow plunges 334, posts its worst day of 2014

Dow plunges 334, posts its worst day of 2014

October 9th, 2014 5:22 pm by Associated Press

"The violent gyrations are causing havoc for fund managers and active investors (who were) hoping for a smooth fourth quarter," said Todd Schoenberger of J. Streicher Asset Management.

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St. Louis braces for protests after latest shooting of black man by cop

St. Louis braces for protests after latest shooting of black man by cop

October 9th, 2014 3:47 pm by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Asked about police claims that there was evidence that the young man fired three shots and recovered a weapon at the scene, she told the wire service: "Police lie. They lied about Michael Brown, too."

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Sen. Alexander sheds feel-good image in Tenn. race

Sen. Alexander sheds feel-good image in Tenn. race

October 9th, 2014 3:43 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

It's a far cry from past general elections that featured ads heavy on imagery of Alexander's past triumphs as governor — or even from the recently-concluded Republican primary in which he declined to even mention his opponent by name.

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Wellmont opens urgent care facility in Russell County

Wellmont opens urgent care facility in Russell County

October 9th, 2014 9:44 am by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Urgent Care began seeing patients on Monday beside Pal's in Lebanon.

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ETSU Sex Week fundraiser starts strong

ETSU Sex Week fundraiser starts strong

October 8th, 2014 9:49 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

Less than 24 hours after being deemed too controversial for discretionary funding by an overwhelming majority of ETSU's student Senate, Sex Week organizers turned to crowdsourcing for the cash needed to hold the three-day sexual health event.

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