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DNA being collected to ID Ukraine crash victims

DNA being collected to ID Ukraine crash victims

July 19th, 2014 2:45 pm by MIKE CORDER, Associated Press

Forensic teams fanned out across the Netherlands on Saturday to collect material that will help positively identify the remains of victims killed in the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine.

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HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in U.S. over decade

HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in U.S. over decade

July 19th, 2014 2:32 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the United States.

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Tennessee AD Hart sees progress, preaches patience

Tennessee AD Hart sees progress, preaches patience

July 19th, 2014 2:14 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Athletic director Dave Hart sees signs of progress around the Tennessee campus and in the classroom. Now it's a matter of the Volunteers making similar strides on the field.

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Man already wanted for evading arrest nabbed during motorcycle chase

Man already wanted for evading arrest nabbed during motorcycle chase

July 19th, 2014 1:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hamblen County man with outstanding arrest warrants in three counties led Hawkins County deputies on a high speed motorcycle chase late Wednesday night before dumping the bike in an open field.

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McAuliffe plugs Medicaid expansion at Wise County RAM

McAuliffe plugs Medicaid expansion at Wise County RAM

July 19th, 2014 11:00 am by Stephen Igo

Volunteers delivered medical, dental and vision services while the governor and his entourage swirled through the splashy fairgrounds.

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Three charged for massive indoor pot grow found by firefighters

Three charged for massive indoor pot grow found by firefighters

July 19th, 2014 8:24 am by Jeff Bobo

The street value for the marijuana seized is estimated at $48,000, the home contained approximately $20,000 worth of equipment used in the manufacturing process, and deputies also found $5,400 in cash.

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Update: Downed jet claimed victims from 13 countries

Update: Downed jet claimed victims from 13 countries

July 18th, 2014 11:47 pm by MIKE CORDER, Associated Press

The human cost of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 hit home around the world Friday, upending scores of families and communities spanning half of the planet, from a Dutch fishing village to an Australian soccer club and a Dubai cake store.

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Hawkins man faces DUI, drug charges after wreck

Hawkins man faces DUI, drug charges after wreck

July 18th, 2014 9:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Friday July 11, shortly after 11:30 a.m., Church Hill Police Department Officer Derek Shaffer responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 11-W at Pal's restaurant .

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Kingsport man to take plea in federal drug case

Kingsport man to take plea in federal drug case

July 18th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A Lynn Garden man, arrested in April of last year by the Kingsport Police Department's SWAT team, has agreed to plead guilty to a federal drug charge.

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Parents: Ex-bus driver should not get diversion for crash that injured Crockett students

Parents: Ex-bus driver should not get diversion for crash that injured Crockett students

July 18th, 2014 7:19 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Brenda Gray, 56, of Jonesborough, pleaded guilty in a "best interest" plea to eight counts of aggravated assault by recklessness, one count of felony reckless endangerment and one count of speeding.

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