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Grand jury will not charge Tony Stewart

Posted: 09/24/2014 - A grand jury has decided against charging NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the August death of another driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.

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Businesses won't have to return BP spill payouts

Posted: 09/24/2014 - BP wanted its money back - hundreds of millions of dollars of it - but a federal judge says the oil giant must stick by an agreement with companies that got payouts after claiming the 2010 Gulf oil spill hurt their business.

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Grand jury done hearing case vs Tony Stewart

Updated: 09/24/2014 - An upstate New York grand jury has finished hearing testimony regarding Tony Stewart's role in the on-track death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward.

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Report: Services for female veterans fall short

Posted: 09/24/2014 - A new report says the Veterans Affairs Department and other government agencies are not doing enough to help women who serve in the military. It comes as the number of women in the military is increasing dramatically.

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Aleris to expand plant in Lewisport

Posted: 09/24/2014 - An Ohio company says it will spend $350 million to expand its plant in Hancock County to begin manufacturing aluminum sheet for vehicle bodies.

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Senator: Terror group nearly capable of explosive

Posted: 09/24/2014 - The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee says an al Qaida-linked group was close to being capable of assembling an explosive device that could go undetected through airport security.

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US strikes militant staging area in Syria

Posted: 09/24/2014 - A Pentagon spokesman says the United States executed two airstrikes Wednesday on an Islamic State group staging area in eastern Syria.

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Obama to address UN General Assembly

Updated: 09/24/2014 - The speech is expected to be heavy on the battle against militants from the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

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Tourism, agriculture seen as key in Appalachia

Posted: 09/23/2014 - A new report says state government needs to spend more money promoting eastern Kentucky as a tourism destination to help the region pull itself out of poverty following the loss of thousands of jobs because of the declining coal industry.

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