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New ship's Capt. Kirk is used to 'Star Trek' jokes

New ship's Capt. Kirk is used to 'Star Trek' jokes

November 24th, 2013 2:22 pm by DAVID SHARP, Associated Press

Captain Kirk's futuristic-looking vessel sports cutting-edge technology, new propulsion and powerful armaments, but this ship isn't the Starship Enterprise. Still, the Zumwalt taking shape at Maine's Bath Iron Works is unlike any other U.S. warship.

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Secrecy shrouds Sandy Hook shooting investigation

Secrecy shrouds Sandy Hook shooting investigation

November 24th, 2013 2:13 pm by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

A prosecutor is planning to release a report Monday on the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, but the public will have to wait longer for the state police's full accounting of the crime.

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Gun sales near school approved, riderless horse runs through Stone Drive traffic, Scott County's bicentennial, and other stories you might have missed

Gun sales near school approved, riderless horse runs through Stone Drive traffic, Scott County's bicentennial, and other stories you might have missed

November 24th, 2013 9:43 am by Staff Report

A look back at some of the past week's important and interesting stories you may have missed.

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News
Vatican unveils bone fragments said to be Peter's

Vatican unveils bone fragments said to be Peter's

November 24th, 2013 5:30 am by Associated Press

The Vatican has for the first time publicly unveiled a handful of disputed bone fragments said by some to belong to the first pope, St. Peter.

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Sports
UPDATE: Georgia QB Murray tore ACL, needs surgery

UPDATE: Georgia QB Murray tore ACL, needs surgery

November 24th, 2013 5:00 am by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee and will have season-ending surgery. Tests confirmed Murray tore the ligament in the second quarter of the Bulldogs' 59-17 rout of Kentucky.

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Photo gallery: Santa makes appearance at Kingsport Christmas Parade

November 23rd, 2013 11:09 pm by Staff Report

The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce said 120 entrants registered to be in the 2013 Kingsport Christmas Parade, which featured floats and the marching bands of Dobyns-Bennett, Sullivan North and Sullivan South high schools.

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One killed when vehicle runs into Boone Lake

One killed when vehicle runs into Boone Lake

November 23rd, 2013 10:38 pm by Wes Bunch

PINEY FLATS — An unidentified person died Saturday afternoon when a vehicle was driven into Boone Lake and submerged.

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Crime Local News
Meth labs discovered at Bluff City home; five arrested

Meth labs discovered at Bluff City home; five arrested

November 23rd, 2013 9:41 pm by Wes Bunch

BLUFF CITY — Five people were arrested by Sullivan County authorities Friday night after they were allegedly caught at a home in Bluff City with multiple active methamphetamine labs.

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Sports Sports Live
Blue Devils bag Bears in late surge

Blue Devils bag Bears in late surge

November 23rd, 2013 9:02 pm by George Thwaites

Gate City scored 17 unanswered points in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s VHSL 2A West playoff game at Bullitt Park, toppling second-seeded Union 24-14.

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News Regional & National
Powerful storm system blasts western U.S.; eight killed

Powerful storm system blasts western U.S.; eight killed

November 23rd, 2013 8:59 pm by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A powerful storm system that has caused hundreds of accidents across the Western U.S. has marched eastward with predictions of widespread snow, freezing temperatures and gusty winds.

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