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ATM fees keep climbing, survey says

ATM fees keep climbing, survey says

September 29th, 2014 1:57 pm by ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writer

Overdraft fees also surged, rising on average over the past 12 months to $32.74. That's the 16th consecutive record high, the firm said.

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Young U.S. marijuana industry growing political influence

Young U.S. marijuana industry growing political influence

September 29th, 2014 1:13 pm by Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press

The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more sta

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The Grandpa Bandit' talks about easy' life of a robber

The Grandpa Bandit' talks about easy' life of a robber

September 29th, 2014 9:41 am by Matt Lakin, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The job paid better than a thousand dollars a minute.

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Nearly 23K students register for Tennessee's free tuition plan

Nearly 23K students register for Tennessee's free tuition plan

September 29th, 2014 9:00 am by Associated Press

Under the program, students who choose to attend a four-year school after graduation will be able to do so as juniors.

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Recovery of bodies suspended at Japanese volcano

Recovery of bodies suspended at Japanese volcano

September 29th, 2014 8:28 am by EMILY WANG, Associated Press

At least 31 people are believed to have died.

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Cradle of the Klan, Pulaski looks to reclaim its past

Cradle of the Klan, Pulaski looks to reclaim its past

September 28th, 2014 8:15 pm by Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

The rise of the Ku Klux Klan became synonymous with Giles County and especially with the city of Pulaski a few miles north of the homestead of black activist and farmer Matt Gardner.

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Ferguson officer shot; police say no protest link

Ferguson officer shot; police say no protest link

September 28th, 2014 5:39 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Authorities searched Sunday for two men suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb where there have been angry protests since a white officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old black man last month.

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State appeals judge's ruling on TennCare delays

State appeals judge's ruling on TennCare delays

September 27th, 2014 1:28 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Tennessee is asking a federal appeals court to overturn a ruling that TennCare must provide applicants with a fair hearing if it cannot process their requests on time.

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Police: Fired worker beheaded Oklahoma woman

Police: Fired worker beheaded Oklahoma woman

September 27th, 2014 1:25 pm by TIM TALLEY, Associated Press

A man fired from an Oklahoma food processing plant beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by a company official, police say.

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Grand jury recommends criminal charges against Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ramsey, House Speaker Harwell

Grand jury recommends criminal charges against Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ramsey, House Speaker Harwell

September 26th, 2014 11:01 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The report alleges that the legislative leaders failed to appoint an adequate number of women and minorities to a commission that decides whether Tennessee's appeals judges keep their jobs.

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