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IRS employees with tax and conduct issues still got awards, watchdog report finds

FOX News: Politics - 8 hours 41 min ago

The report said the IRS has agreed to conduct a study to explore implementing a policy that would take disciplinary action into account before awarding employee awards.

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Tarantino loses first round of lawsuit

CNN: Top Stories - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:48pm
A lawsuit filed by Academy Award winning screenwriter and celebrated director Quentin Tarantino against the Gawker website for linking to a script for a future movie project was dismissed Tuesday by a federal judge.
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Death of Professional Dancer Sparks Protest in Rio

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:46pm
A resident gestures during a protest against the death of a man in Pavao-Pavaozinho slum, in the Copacabana neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday.

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Mock crash tests ability to respond to mass-casualty incident - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:33pm
Emergency personnel from the airport, local fire departments, area hospitals and the federal government simulated the crash.

Emmylou Harris to headline Rhythm & Roots Reunion - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:27pm
Harris is slated to perform on opening night of the 14th annual downtown Bristol music festival, scheduled Sept. 19-21.

Pujols hits 500th homer

CNN: Sports - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:23pm
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Business, community leaders voice concerns to Sen. Kaine - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:23pm
Workforce training and drug addiction are two major issues facing local employers.

Marlins' Fernandez whiffs 14 Braves during win

CNN: Sports - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:21pm
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Projects pitched for Virginia 6-year transportation plan - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:18pm
Chief among the supported projects was the proposed Innovation Highway in Wise County, improvements to Interstate 81 at exits 7, 17 and 19, and the Moccasin Gap Bypass in Scott County.

VI College president addresses city council - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:16pm
Mayor Guy Odum expressed concern for struggling Virginia Intermont College Tuesday but said the city’s hands are financially tied.

China factories extend slump

CNN: Business - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:05pm
China's factories continued to struggle in April, according to an early gauge of activity in the country's all-important manufacturing sector.
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Canadiens use late goal to sweep Lightning

CNN: Sports - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:56pm
A Max Pacioretty goal in the final minute lifted the Canadiens to a 4-3 win over the Lightning and a first-round sweep.
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The Henry era officially begins at UVa-Wise - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:40pm
Chancellor Donna Price Henry was formally inaugurated Tuesday at a ceremony on the UVa-Wise campus.

Harlow sees good growth, but hopes for more - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:35pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Incumbent Ed Harlow touts his roles in improving the city’s working relationship with Washington County, Va., getting legislation for The Falls approved and attracting business as he bi
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