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Used-car GPS helps police find abducted woman

Used-car GPS helps police find abducted woman

November 6th, 2014 7:46 pm by Associated Press

It was just the latest arrest made possible by the surveillance technology that is seemingly everywhere nowadays. And it involved not just GPS but surveillance video, traffic-camera imagery and a left-behind cellphone.

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Court upholds gay marriage bans in Tennessee, other states

Court upholds gay marriage bans in Tennessee, other states

November 6th, 2014 6:25 pm by Associated Press

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel that heard arguments on gay marriage bans or restrictions in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee on Aug. 6 split 2-1, with Circuit Judge Jeffrey Sutton writing the majority opinion.

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Dow, S&P 500 step further into record territory

Dow, S&P 500 step further into record territory

November 6th, 2014 6:05 pm by Associated Press

The S&P 500 edged up 7.64 points, or 0.4 percent, to close at 2,031.21. That put the benchmark index for most mutual funds up 0.7 percent for the week. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 69.94 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,554.47.

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Fox's Ablow regularly 'diagnoses' Obama

Fox's Ablow regularly 'diagnoses' Obama

November 6th, 2014 5:39 pm by DAVID BAUDER, Associated Press

There's no evidence that psychiatrist Keith Ablow has actually treated the president. Yet the Fox News Channel analyst freely mixes psychiatric assessments with political criticism, a unique twist in the realm of cable news commentary.

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Tenn. lawmakers readying new abortion restrictions

Tenn. lawmakers readying new abortion restrictions

November 6th, 2014 4:30 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

With the constitution now amended, lawmakers say they are preparing to introduce a host of new laws. Proposals include counseling, waiting periods, new clinic regulations and ultrasound requirements.

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Haslam announces Richard Rhoda to retire

Haslam announces Richard Rhoda to retire

November 6th, 2014 10:43 am by Staff reports

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam this week announced that Richard G. Rhoda, the executive director of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation , will retire at the end of the year.

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Obama strikes upbeat tone after a gloomy election

Obama strikes upbeat tone after a gloomy election

November 6th, 2014 7:34 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

For anyone expecting postelection contrition at the White House or vows to change course after a disastrous election for Democrats, President Barack Obama had one message Wednesday: Think again.

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Activist, 90, cited again for feeding homeless

Activist, 90, cited again for feeding homeless

November 6th, 2014 7:09 am by By Mike Clary, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

Many of the homeless who showed up have been coming to South Beach Park for years to dine on the fare Arnold Abbott produces at a culinary school he founded. "It's the best food I've ever had on the street," stated one woman.

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Teacher takes plea after gun discharges at school

Teacher takes plea after gun discharges at school

November 5th, 2014 11:48 pm by Associated Press

Michelle Montgomery has already paid $200 to replace a toilet that exploded when her 9 mm handgun discharged in the faculty bathroom on Sept. 11. She pleaded no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge of illegal discharge of a gun.

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Stocks gain as the price of crude oil rebounds

Stocks gain as the price of crude oil rebounds

November 5th, 2014 6:45 pm by Associated Press

Devon Energy was the biggest gainer in the Standard & Poor's 500 index after it reported record oil production late Tuesday and said that its third-quarter earnings more than doubled to $1.02 billion.

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