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Attorney: Pastor accused of triple slaying at pawnshop was not at store on day of shootings
The Associated Press via FOX News
A small-town pastor charged with gunning down three people at a central Kentucky pawnshop wasn't at the store on the day of the slayings, his attorney said. Kenneth Allen Keith, who is facing three counts of murder and one count of robbery, was in "a number of places other than there" on Sept. 20, when the shootings occurred at a Danville pawnshop called ABC Gold, Games and More, said his attorney, Mark Stanziano.
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Relative says Kentucky pastor charged in pawnshop triple slaying had attended funeral of 2 victims (The Associated Press via FOX News)




Pawnshop owners Alabama town react to brazen criminals
WKRG-TV
Pawnshop owners hate talking about their security precautions. "I don't want to say a whole lot about what we got because then it'd be easier for somebody to bypass them," says Rick Lowell, president of Rick's Gun and Pawn Inc. in Foley, Ala. And you'd be hard-pressed finding a pawnshop owner to actually go into detail about his security measures.
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Payday loans, online style
Los Angeles Times
Many unsavory ventures make their home in the seamy underbelly of the Internet, including some particularly unscrupulous payday lenders that use high fees and shady methods to drain borrowers' offline bank accounts. This month, the state Department of Business Oversight took an important step to protect Californians from such predators by warning banks and credit unions not to process transactions from unlicensed online lenders.
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Gold surges on firm global trend, festive buying
The Economic Times
Gold prices jumped up by Rs 575 to Rs 30,775 per 10 gram in the national capital on increased buying by retail customers for the ongoing marriage and festival season amid a firming global trend.
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Police: Suspected burglar saws through roof to get into Mobile, Ala., pawnshop
Mobile's Press-Register
A crew was working to fix an approximately 14 inch by 24 inch gash in the roof of Eddie's Wholesale Jewelry and Pawn after Mobile, Ala., police say a 22-year-old man cut through the store's roof in an attempt to burglarize it.
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Unemployment claims surge, partly due to shutdown
CNN
First-time claims for unemployment benefits suddenly jumped, marking the biggest one-week rise since Superstorm Sandy left thousands of people temporarily out of work.
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Foursquare launches ad platform for small businesses
Forbes
If Foursquare's ever going to become a big business, it's going to need some help from small business. The location-based mobile service launches a new self-service advertising product for independent merchants who want to its 40 million users when they happen to be in the neighbhorhood.
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Hobart, Ind., considers pawnshop, gold buyer rules
nwitimes.com
The City Council is taking another look at regulation of pawn shops and cash for gold stores in Hobart, Ind. The council at an Ordinance Committee meeting agreed to look into the possibility of requiring both types of stores to participate in a police regulated computer database program and to pay an annual fee.

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Pastor arrested in 3 Kentucky pawnshop slayings
The Courier-Journal via USA Today
A church pastor was arrested Wednesday afternoon in the slayings of three people last month in a central Kentucky pawn shop that placed a nearby college on lockdown.

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Connecticut gun dealers see ammunition shortage due to laws
The Associated Press via FOX News
Gun dealers in Connecticut are reporting a shortage in ammunition they say is due to laws restricting guns. At Northwest Sporting Goods and Supply in Winsted, for example, customers may not buy more than 200 rounds of .22-caliber ammunition.
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Pawnbroker Albemarle fails to agree cash injection, shares tumble
KXXV-TV
Pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond said efforts to agree a cash injection from its biggest shareholder had failed and it was now in talks with its banks on options to remedy potential covenant breaches.
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The 3 rules of eye contact etiquette
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Minnesota man charged with stealing, pawning roommate's belongings
Coon Rapids Herald
A man allegedly stole property from a home in Blaine, Minn., where he was living and pawned the items. Dannie William Franklin, 21, no permanent address, was arraigned in Anoka County District Court on felony theft and receiving stolen property charges.
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