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Google: Driverless cars are mastering city streets

Google: Driverless cars are mastering city streets

April 28th, 2014 3:47 pm by JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press

Google says that cars it has programmed to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challenges they bring, from jaywalkers to weaving bicyclists

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Rep. Michael Grimm surrenders to authorities in fraud case

Rep. Michael Grimm surrenders to authorities in fraud case

April 28th, 2014 3:42 pm by By Michael Memoli and Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)

New York Rep. Michael Grimm, facing indictment on charges in connection with allegedly fraudulent business practices, surrendered to federal law enforcement Monday.

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Sullivan County woman pleads guilty to murdering neighbor

Sullivan County woman pleads guilty to murdering neighbor

April 28th, 2014 3:37 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who reportedly killed her elderly, disabled Bristol neighbor three years ago to steal his cash and credit card — leaving his body to be devoured by dogs within the home — has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.

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Man blames hit-n-run on groceries in vehicle

Man blames hit-n-run on groceries in vehicle

April 28th, 2014 3:15 pm by Rain Smith

When located by a Kingsport officer, the DUI suspect, "stated he left the scene because he had groceries in the trunk."

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Tornado watch issued for Monday afternoon and evening

Tornado watch issued for Monday afternoon and evening

April 28th, 2014 2:45 pm by Staff Report

As of 2:45 p.m. the tornado watch was scheduled to expire at 8 p.m. A hazardous weather outlook from the NWS warns severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall and flash flooding are possible throughout the night.

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Minimum wage approaches likely Senate rejection

Minimum wage approaches likely Senate rejection

April 28th, 2014 12:45 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

The push by President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats to raise the federal minimum wage seems ready to join the parade of issues that gets buried in Congress but — the party hopes — propels voters to the polls this November.

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In the Rearview: Richmond

In the Rearview: Richmond

April 28th, 2014 12:45 pm by Dave Ongie

In a nutshell, Saturday night's race at Richmond International Raceway showcased the best of what NASCAR can offer — drama, emotion and fire. Too bad we won't see another short-track race until August.

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Paula Deen to cook for fans live on 20-show tour

Paula Deen to cook for fans live on 20-show tour

April 28th, 2014 12:44 pm by Associated Press

The tour kicks off June 21 in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., where Deen has a new restaurant in the works.

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Kingsport police make meth arrests

Kingsport police make meth arrests

April 28th, 2014 12:09 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two Kingsport residents were arrested after police found a methamphetamine manufacturing operation located in the backseat of their vehicle, according to a press release.

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CodeRED: Wise County offers weather alerts

CodeRED: Wise County offers weather alerts

April 28th, 2014 11:22 am by Stephen Igo

On Monday the county announced the severe weather alert system to be delivered by three mediums including landline or cell phones, text messages or emails, or a combination of all three.

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