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Rebounding NBC adding 12 new series next season

Rebounding NBC adding 12 new series next season

May 11th, 2014 7:05 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

NBC, which rebounded this season from a ratings slump, will try to build on its gains with a dozen new series that include dramas starring Debra Messing and Katherine Heigl and a pair of comedies produced by Will Ferrell.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Federal government failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

Federal government failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

May 11th, 2014 6:51 pm by HOPE YEN, Associated Press

The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination and other environmental damage, congressional investigators say.

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Community Local News
Memorial service honors area officers who died in the line of duty

Memorial service honors area officers who died in the line of duty

May 11th, 2014 6:35 pm by Marci Gore

It's been more than 30 years since Peggy Lane's husband, Arthur Lane, a sergeant with the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, was killed in the line of duty.

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Sports Regional & National
Richmond coaches killed in balloon crash remembered as shining lights

Richmond coaches killed in balloon crash remembered as shining lights

May 11th, 2014 6:17 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

One was the constant in Richmond women's basketball, the beloved assistant coach who had been on staff for 15 seasons. The other was hardly out of college, always cheerful and willing to help.

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News Regional & National
Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

May 11th, 2014 5:32 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Police negotiator Andres Wells was doing all he could to keep a suspect from committing suicide after a gas station robbery and 100 mph chase. But the man kept cutting phone calls short.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Patrick surprises at Kansas with career-best run

Patrick surprises at Kansas with career-best run

May 11th, 2014 3:11 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Danica Patrick put on a performance Saturday night at Kansas that recalled her better ones in the Indianapolis 500. Patrick showed that she can be a serious driver who can craft a complete weekend and contend for a top fives.

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News Local News
Venable ousts Godsey, accident kills mother and injures daughters, young Springsteen fan dances with 'The Boss' and more stories you may have missed

Venable ousts Godsey, accident kills mother and injures daughters, young Springsteen fan dances with 'The Boss' and more stories you may have missed

May 11th, 2014 10:10 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Sports Sports Live
McCracken, Watkins, Derr, Ailshie, Barnard, D-B relays shine on rainy day at sectionals

McCracken, Watkins, Derr, Ailshie, Barnard, D-B relays shine on rainy day at sectionals

May 11th, 2014 12:18 am by Pat Kenney

Saturday's TSSAA Class AAA Section 1 track and field meet at Science Hill began in the rain and ended in the rain. But in between there were blue skies and outstanding performances.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Gordon pulls away late for win at Kansas Speedway

Gordon pulls away late for win at Kansas Speedway

May 11th, 2014 12:10 am by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Jeff Gordon grabbed the lead in the final laps at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night and held on for his first victory of the season and 89th overall.

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News Local News In The Rearview
Tennessee Supreme Court justices vow to defend seats against Ramsey-led attacks

Tennessee Supreme Court justices vow to defend seats against Ramsey-led attacks

May 10th, 2014 9:07 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Three Democratic Tennessee Supreme Court justices seeking to be retained on the August ballot promise they will mount a defense of their seats despite a GOP effort to unseat them.

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