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You can do THIS on a golf course?

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:36am
Welcome to the wonderful world of FootGolf, a soccer-golf hybrid now being played on courses across the United States.
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Glaxo Investigating Possible Bribes In UAE: Report

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:16am
U.K. pharmaceutical major GlaxoSmithKline PLC is conducting an internal investigation to see whether its employees enganged in bribery in the United Arab Emirates, Reuters reported Tuesday.
Categories: FOX News

Actor target of molestation probe

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:08am
Stephen Collins, who starred in the television show "7th Heaven," is the target of an ongoing child molestation probe into an alleged incident 40 years ago in New York, a senior law enforcement official told CNN on Tuesday.
Categories: CNN News

SolarCity offers loans so rooftop customers can own solar system, still pay less for power

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:02am
SolarCity will begin offering loans to homeowners for solar systems, a move that industry analysts say could reshape the market for rooftop solar and propel its rapid adoption.
Categories: FOX News

Ex-New York Fed, Treasury chief Geithner grilled in court over handling of 2008 bailout of AIG

FOX News: Business - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:02am
Timothy Geithner, a key player in the U.S. government's 2008 bailout of American International Group Inc., is due back in court Wednesday in a trial of a lawsuit filed by the insurance giant's former CEO over the handling of the rescue.
Categories: FOX News

Terminally ill woman fighting for others’ rights to end their own lives

FOX News: Health - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:00am
When doctors told Brittany Maynard that her days were numbered due to a progressive brain tumor, the 29-year-old decided to take charge of her life, MyFox8.com reported.
Categories: FOX News

US military personnel on Ebola mission to handle blood samples

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:00am
The U.S. military mission to combat Ebola in West Africa is facing questions about the serious health risks American troops will encounter in heading to the epicenter of the deadly outbreak.
Categories: FOX News

Panetta: Obama needs to 'develop the will to get into the ring and fight' ISIS

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:00am
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told Fox News there is no question the Obama administration’s decision to not maintain a presence in Iraq was a mistake.
Categories: FOX News

Oct 8, 2014 - Highland Cavalier Newspaper Release

UVa-Wise Calendar - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:00am
The week's print edition of the Highland Cavalier newspaper is available today. **Fall 2014 print dates -- Sept. 10/24, Oct. 8/29, Nov. 12/26** For more information, contact Editor-in-Chief Jaime Robinson at jfr3d@uvawise.edu.
Categories: UVa-Wise Feeds

Who’s tending State Department’s cash cow?

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:00am
The U.S. State Department has been handing over billions of dollars in grants for foreign projects -- ranging  from cultural exchanges to “climate change” activities -- without adequate oversight or adequate assessment of the risks involved, and sometimes without knowing whether the money was actually spent, according to the department’s Inspector General.
Categories: FOX News

Warner, Gillespie square off in second Senate race debate

TriCities.com - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:48pm
Each claimed he would be the bigger advocate for working Virginians, and they accused each other of being in lock-step with their political parties.
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Beer sales in theaters proposal fails

TriCities.com - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:38pm
An amendment to permit beer sales in movie theaters failed Tuesday night, while an ordinance to ban smoking of electronic cigarettes at municipal buildings passed on first reading at Bristol, Tennesse
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Firefighter Dies Battling Huge Conn. House Fire

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:19pm
The 48-year-old firefighter died and three others suffered critical injuries while fighting a house fire in Hartford, Conn., Tuesday, officials said.






Categories: MSNBC

Local parents, educators discuss controversial education standards

TriCities.com - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:03pm
Some local parents and educators met Tuesday to discuss the Common Core State Standards for English, arts and math — and many were concerned about the curriculum.
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Wellmont gets national recognition

TriCities.com - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:00pm
National recognition for a local doctors group represents better care for its patients, officials of Wellmont Medical Associates said Tuesday.
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Global growth worries send Asian stocks lower, Tokyo hurt by strong yen, players look to Fed

FOX News: Business - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:56pm
Asian stocks sagged Wednesday as pessimism about global growth spread following a decline on Wall Street overnight and a strengthening yen, which dampened prospects for export-oriented Japan.
Categories: FOX News

Mom, Boyfriend Killed Son With Alcohol IV Drip: Cops

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:43pm
Melissa Robitille and Walter Richer III were charged with murder Tuesday in the death of the 13-year-old, who suffered from serious medical issues.
Categories: MSNBC

Mom, Boyfriend Killed Son With Alcohol IV Drip: Cops

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:43pm
Melissa Robitille and Walter Richer III were charged with murder Tuesday in the death of the 13-year-old, who suffered from serious medical issues.






Categories: MSNBC
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