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Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

October 6th, 2014 8:00 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

A prosecutor told a jury that a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect lied repeatedly to the FBI during their investigation, while the friend's lawyer said he was a frightened teen whose memory was clouded by heavy marijuana use.

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USA Swimming suspends Phelps for six months

USA Swimming suspends Phelps for six months

October 6th, 2014 7:35 pm by BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

Michael Phelps' comeback took a major hit on Monday when USA Swimming suspended the 18-time Olympic champion for six months, forcing him to withdraw from next year's world championships.

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Two sought in attempted Sullivan County theft

Two sought in attempted Sullivan County theft

October 6th, 2014 7:00 pm by Staff Report

Photos from an attempted catalytic converter theft at Kingsport residence have helped identify a suspect and a person of interest, with police now seeking information on their whereabouts.

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'Downton Abbey' exhibit gearing up at Biltmore

'Downton Abbey' exhibit gearing up at Biltmore

October 6th, 2014 6:40 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sneak Peek: Biltmore debuts first costume within the "Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times" exhibition (full display opens early in 2015).

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Virginia to issue gay marriage licenses after Supreme Court action

Virginia to issue gay marriage licenses after Supreme Court action

October 6th, 2014 6:00 pm by By Matt Hansen, Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)

Addressing a small but vocal crowd of supporters in front of the Arlington County courthouse, Virginia AG Mark Herring praised the Supreme Court's move Monday to clear the way for same-sex marriage for the first time in a Southern state.

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Second Harvest nets $60,000 through online voting

Second Harvest nets $60,000 through online voting

October 6th, 2014 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Hunger in our area has increased by more than 10,000 individuals over the last four years. More than 82,500 people receive food from a soup kitchen, food pantry or food bank program annually.

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Capacity discipline: A smaller number of airlines are cashing in on a strategy focused on not adding more flights

Capacity discipline: A smaller number of airlines are cashing in on a strategy focused on not adding more flights

October 6th, 2014 3:03 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — Airlines are recording huge profits. Flights are more than 80 percent full. The economy continues rebounding. So why aren't the airlines adding flights and more destinations at places like Tri-Cities Regional Airport?

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Friday Night Lights: And the winner is...

October 6th, 2014 2:55 pm by Carmen Musick

The second week of our INK Friday Night Lights Student Photo Contest is in the books. But it's never too late to share your photos. Email them to us at ink@timesnews.net.

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Florida QB Harris investigated for sexual assault a day after leading Gators past Vols

Florida QB Harris investigated for sexual assault a day after leading Gators past Vols

October 6th, 2014 1:42 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

The University Police Department is investigating the incident and working with the Gainesville Police Department to assist with collection and analysis of forensic evidence.

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Johnson City man reportedly stabbed at least 15 times

Johnson City man reportedly stabbed at least 15 times

October 6th, 2014 12:49 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

According to a court document, the stabbing happened in the victim's residence at Millercrest Apartments while he was in bed asleep.

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