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Bristol man charged with sexually assaulting dog

Bristol man charged with sexually assaulting dog

November 13th, 2014 11:01 am by Staff Report

After an investigation into reports of sexual assault of a dog, the Washington County (Virginia) Sheriff's Office charged a Bristol, Tennessee, man with crimes against nature.

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Loving those low gas prices? They might be around awhile

Loving those low gas prices? They might be around awhile

November 13th, 2014 10:41 am by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

In a dramatic shift from previous forecasts, the Energy Department predicted Wednesday that the average price of gasoline in the U.S. will be below $2.94 a gallon in 2015. That a 44-cent drop from an outlook issued just a month ago.

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Middle Tenn. sheriff pays ransom for files held hostage by malware

Middle Tenn. sheriff pays ransom for files held hostage by malware

November 13th, 2014 10:34 am by Associated Press

The Dickson County Sheriff's Office in Middle Tennessee ended up paying a $500 ransom after a malicious computer program blocked access to their investigators' files.

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Nashville hearing to get input on industrial hemp

Nashville hearing to get input on industrial hemp

November 13th, 2014 10:21 am by Associated Press

Tennessee's Department of Agriculture plans to hold a public hearing to gather input on the permitting and regulation of industrial hemp.

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State economic head Hagerty leaving for private sector

State economic head Hagerty leaving for private sector

November 12th, 2014 3:00 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty is leaving the administration to return to the private sector, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Wednesday.

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Workers rescued after dangling 69 stories high on World Trade Center scaffolding

Workers rescued after dangling 69 stories high on World Trade Center scaffolding

November 12th, 2014 2:34 pm by Associated Press

The problem was unfolding early Wednesday afternoon on the south side of 1 World Trade Center.

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NE Tennessee man, now deceased, linked to 1984 murder

NE Tennessee man, now deceased, linked to 1984 murder

November 12th, 2014 2:27 pm by AP/Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS Service

Claire Hough, a 14-year-old girl, was found at Torrey Pines State Beach in August 1984.

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Drone sightings up dramatically

Drone sightings up dramatically

November 12th, 2014 2:19 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

More than a million small drone aircraft have been sold in the past few years.

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Russian bomber patrols to reach Gulf of Mexico

Russian bomber patrols to reach Gulf of Mexico

November 12th, 2014 9:28 am by Associated Press

It reflects Moscow's increasingly tough posture amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.

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Tenn. governor downplays VW labor policy on UAW

Tenn. governor downplays VW labor policy on UAW

November 11th, 2014 9:43 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is downplaying the significance of a new policy that the United Auto Workers has characterized as an avenue toward union recognition the Chattanooga Volkswagen factory.

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