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Amtrak trains back in service on busy Northeast Corridor

Amtrak trains back in service on busy Northeast Corridor

May 18th, 2015 8:05 am by MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press

Amtrak trains began rolling on the busy Northeast Corridor early Monday, the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia.

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Lady Vols reach fourth straight NCAA Super Regional

Lady Vols reach fourth straight NCAA Super Regional

May 18th, 2015 12:01 am by Staff Report

The Tennessee softball team advanced to a fourth consecutive NCAA Super Regional round - and eighth overall - with a 3-1 victory over Utah on Sunday.

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Kingsport early voters ad up to 12% turnout already

Kingsport early voters ad up to 12% turnout already

May 17th, 2015 7:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - More than 3,400 voters cast ballots during the 14-day in-person early voting period for Kingsport's city election on Tuesday, according to preliminary figures from the Sullivan County Election Commission.

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UPDATE: Police say nine dead in Texas shooting involving rival biker gangs

UPDATE: Police say nine dead in Texas shooting involving rival biker gangs

May 17th, 2015 5:47 pm by Associated Press

A shootout among rival biker gangs at a popular Texas restaurant left nine people dead and 18 others injured, a police spokesman said on Sunday, sending panicked patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety.

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Mountain City family, South Carolina motorist die after fiery, head-on crash

Mountain City family, South Carolina motorist die after fiery, head-on crash

May 17th, 2015 5:29 pm by Associated Press

BOONE, N.C. - The North Carolina Highway Patrol says a Tennessee family of three and a South Carolina motorist are dead after a high-speed crash in the North Carolina mountains.

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Theater shooting defense lawyers try to limit gore, emotion

Theater shooting defense lawyers try to limit gore, emotion

May 17th, 2015 5:08 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial are trying hard to keep jurors from knowing the worst details of the massacre, fighting to prevent survivors from revealing how badly they were injured.

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States saying 'no' to cities seeking to regulate businesses

States saying 'no' to cities seeking to regulate businesses

May 17th, 2015 5:03 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Alarmed about cities trying to outlaw plastic bags, the director of the Missouri Grocers Association decided to do something about it.

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Sports
Miller gives up first hit with two outs in 9th, Braves win 6-0

Miller gives up first hit with two outs in 9th, Braves win 6-0

May 17th, 2015 4:05 pm by STEVEN WINE, AP Sports Writer

Shelby Miller's no-hit bid ended with two outs in the ninth Sunday when Justin Bour singled sharply up the middle, and the Braves right-hander pitched a two-hitter in a 6-0 win over the Marlins that completed a three-game sweep.

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Great white shark cruising coast becomes Twitter star

Great white shark cruising coast becomes Twitter star

May 17th, 2015 3:35 pm by PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press

@MaryLeeShark is the fake Twitter handle for a very real, nearly 3,500-pound great white whose movements can be tracked online and in real time.

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Miller Perry trio aim for the stars with school newspaper

Miller Perry trio aim for the stars with school newspaper

May 17th, 2015 2:30 pm by Rick Wagner

Three Miller Perry Elementary students, with help from their principal and a teacher, gave birth to a newspaper this school year. The first edition of The Bobcat Enterprise "News and Beyond" went home with students April 24.

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