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According to the Herald Sun out of Durham, N.C., Brian Kiley, 28, died at the scene of an alleged DUI car accident that occurred at about 3:30 a.m. on Sunday near N.C. 54.
His wife Amber posted on her Facebook page, "To all my family and friends, this morning I lost my eternal companion. Brian was the best man, husband, father, and saint I knew. There is not a piece me that doesn't hurt right now, but my continuous comfort is that he is in a good place. I hope that every woman will be blessed and loved as much as I was by their husband. I love you my darling for all eternity." They were married in October of 2012.
Kiley was a comedian had just performed a show prior to the accident.
The driver of the other car had non-life threatening injuries. He was charged with DUI.
Monday, February 18 2013, 07:37 AM CST
Work beginning on Civil War park in Knoxville
May 18, 2013 13:12 GMT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Civil War landmark in East Tennessee will soon become a low-impact park that allows public access and preserves the area's historical integrity.
High Ground Park is being created at the site of Fort Higley in south Knoxville, which was manned by Union soldiers during the Siege of Knoxville in 1863.
The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/11Vb6XJ) reports the park is scheduled to open on Nov. 27, which is the 150th anniversary of the construction of Fort Higley.
Bob Young, who has been involved in the effort to preserve the site, says it is "a treasure."
Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com
Gauge of US economy's future health up in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A measure of the U.S. economy's future health rose in solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build new homes and apartments.
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- A labor group Apple joined to assess working conditions at three manufacturing plants in China, where its products are made, says conditions are getting better.
ON THIN ICE?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- He was already on thin ice with the law when he failed to meet the conditions of his probation.