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Police file on Newtown yields chilling portrait

Police file on Newtown yields chilling portrait

December 27th, 2013 4:52 pm by John Christoffersen, Associated Press

The most detailed picture yet of the rampage and the 20-year-old gunman's chilling fascination with guns and violence.

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Regional & National
Military sex assault reports jump by 50 percent

Military sex assault reports jump by 50 percent

December 27th, 2013 4:42 pm by Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press

The number of reported sexual assaults across the military shot up by more than 50 percent this year, an increase defense officials say may suggest victims are becoming more willing to come forward.

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Federal judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal

Federal judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal

December 27th, 2013 3:36 pm by By LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press

The decision contrasts with a ruling earlier this month by U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon, who granted a preliminary injunction against the collecting of phone records of two men who had challenged the program.

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1.3 million losing unemployment benefits Saturday

1.3 million losing unemployment benefits Saturday

December 27th, 2013 2:53 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Jobless rates could drop, but analysts say the economy may suffer with less money for consumers to spend on everything from clothes to cars.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Family sees crucifix in Christmas cheesecake

Off the Wall News: Family sees crucifix in Christmas cheesecake

December 27th, 2013 2:12 pm by Associated Press

They say they won't be eating the cheesecake. Instead, they plan on selling it and donating the money to a local charity or church.

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Norfolk Southern train derails in West Virginia, sends tanker into creek

Norfolk Southern train derails in West Virginia, sends tanker into creek

December 27th, 2013 1:47 pm by Associated Press

Norfolk Southern officials say that tanker car may contain asphalt and may be leaking into the creek.

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Target: Customers' encrypted PINs were obtained

Target: Customers' encrypted PINs were obtained

December 27th, 2013 1:23 pm by AP

Previously Target had said that encrypted data was stolen but stopped short of identifying it as PIN numbers.

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TVA expected to offer incentives to cut staff, expenses in 2014

TVA expected to offer incentives to cut staff, expenses in 2014

December 27th, 2013 12:03 pm by Dave Flessner, Times Free Press

In a meeting with TVA employees earlier this month, TVA President Bill Johnson hinted that the agency will ask for voluntary resignations and retirements, probably in January, in selected organizations at TVA.

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Sheriff: Johnson City man found with quarter-pound of pot on Christmas Day

Sheriff: Johnson City man found with quarter-pound of pot on Christmas Day

December 27th, 2013 11:39 am by Staff Report

Nearly $800 in cash was seized.

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Human remains found in ashes of burned East Tennessee restaurant

Human remains found in ashes of burned East Tennessee restaurant

December 27th, 2013 11:37 am by Associated Press

The remains had not yet been identified.

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