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UPDATE: Trucks hauling liquid nitrogen crash in Wise County, blocking Route 23

UPDATE: Trucks hauling liquid nitrogen crash in Wise County, blocking Route 23

April 7th, 2014 9:22 am by Stephen Igo

WISE — A tanker truck hauling liquid nitrogen overturned on U.S. Route 23 between Wise and Pound in Wise County early Monday, prompting a temporary shutdown of the four-lane highway for about two hours.

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5 signs US job market may finally be accelerating

5 signs US job market may finally be accelerating

April 7th, 2014 8:35 am by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

Hiring over the past 12 months has outpaced population growth. More workers in the prime 25- to 54-year-old age group are finding jobs.

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Sick baby's parents defend sailing trip with kids

Sick baby's parents defend sailing trip with kids

April 7th, 2014 8:35 am by Associated Press

The California parents of a 1-year-old girl who fell ill on a sailing trip around the world thanked military crews who rescued them from their stalled vessel on Sunday and defended their decision to sail with young children.

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Possible signals from lost jet's black boxes heard

Possible signals from lost jet's black boxes heard

April 7th, 2014 8:25 am by NICK PERRY, Associated Press

Underwater sounds detected by a ship searching the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes.

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Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

April 7th, 2014 1:53 am by ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer

Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose entertainment career spanned more than 80 years, died Sunday at age 93.

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State grant funds added seating for Lee Theater

State grant funds added seating for Lee Theater

April 6th, 2014 11:59 pm by Wes Bunch

The town of Pennington Gap is preparing to add more than 150 seats to the historic Lee Theater thanks to a $75,000 grant last week from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.

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Entertainment
Strait wins entertainer of the year at ACM Awards

Strait wins entertainer of the year at ACM Awards

April 6th, 2014 11:53 pm by CHRIS TALBOTT, AP Music Writer

George Strait won his second entertainer of the year — 25 years after he won his first — and Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban teamed up to earn top honors Sunday night at the Academy of Country Music Awards.

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Sports
UConn back in title game, beats Stanford 75-56

UConn back in title game, beats Stanford 75-56

April 6th, 2014 11:50 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

NASHVILLE — The Connecticut Huskies are back in a very familiar position, undefeated and playing for a national championship.

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Sports
Notre Dame women keep rolling, beat Maryland 87-61

Notre Dame women keep rolling, beat Maryland 87-61

April 6th, 2014 11:01 pm by DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer

Kayla McBride seemingly did whatever she wanted, and enjoyed herself while she did it. In one of the most impressive games of her career, McBride scored 28 points to lead Notre Dame to an 87-61 win over Maryland.

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Crime Local News
Jonesville man accused of DUI, aggravated assault, sexual battery

Jonesville man accused of DUI, aggravated assault, sexual battery

April 6th, 2014 10:35 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — A Virginia man was arrested after police said he tried to hit people with his car after sexually assaulting a woman.

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