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Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish vote

As Scotland rejects independence, businesses and investors breathe sigh of relief
Published: 09/19/14

3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial

ALBANY, Ga. — A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths.
Published: 09/19/14
France joins US against Islamic State over Iraq

France joins US against Islamic State over Iraq

PARIS — France is back at America’s side in conducting military strikes in Iraq.
Published: 09/19/14

Trove of antique Idaho pictures a click away

Treasure trove of Depression-era Idaho pictures now a click away thanks to Yale website
Published: 09/20/14

Head of Miss. Community College Board to retire

Eric Clark, director of Mississippi Community College Board, announces June 2015 retirement
Published: 09/19/14

Maness slams passage of government funding bill

GOP Senate candidate Rob Maness slams congressional passage of federal government funding bill
Published: 09/19/14

Florida's unemployment rate up slightly in August

Florida's unemployment rate up slightly in August, remains above national rate
Published: 09/19/14

Pabst Brewing to be sold to Russian company

NEW YORK — The maker of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer is being sold to Russian company Oasis Beverages for an undisclosed sum.
Published: 09/19/14
Obama: Campus sex assault an affront to humanity

Obama: Campus sex assault an affront to humanity

WASHINGTON — Amid a new focus on violence against women, President Barack Obama kicked off a star-powered campaign Friday against campus sexual assault particularly targeted at encouraging men to take a stand.
Published: 09/19/14
Scotland must heal divide after vote to stay in U.K.

Scotland must heal divide after vote to stay in U.K. Video

EDINBURGH, Scotland — As a drizzly mist enveloped Edinburgh in the grim weather locals call dreich, Scots coped Friday with a potent mixture of relief and disappointment, anger and joy, after voting to reject independence.
Published: 09/19/14