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Oil slicks spotted in hunt for missing jet

Oil slicks spotted in hunt for missing jet

March 8th, 2014 3:47 pm by CHRIS BRUMMITT and EILEEN NG, Associated Press

Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Gate City vs. East Rockingham, 2A semifinals

March 8th, 2014 2:45 pm by Jonathan McCoy

Pictures from Saturday's VHSL 2A girls basketball semifinal between Gate City and East Rockingham at Virginia-Wise's Prior Center. The Lady Blue Devils won 78-49 and advanced to face Wise Central for the state championship.

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UPDATE: Motorcycle driver killed in two-vehicle accident

UPDATE: Motorcycle driver killed in two-vehicle accident

March 8th, 2014 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The accident took place shortly after noon on Saturday at the intersection of Fort Henry and Atoka Lane in front of Walmart.

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Conn. could be first state to curb loud movies

Conn. could be first state to curb loud movies

March 8th, 2014 1:25 pm by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press

Connecticut could become the first state to curb loud movies under proposed legislation that would place a limit on decibel levels, drawing opposition from the Motion Picture Association of America.

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GOP pushes social issues at conservative showcase

GOP pushes social issues at conservative showcase

March 8th, 2014 1:09 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT and STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

Some of the party's most prominent conservatives insisted on Day 2 of the CPAC that Republicans should emphasize hot-button social issues in this year's midterm elections, exposing an ideological divide within the GOP.

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Barry Staubus column: Requiring prescription for pseudoephedrine best anti-meth plan

Barry Staubus column: Requiring prescription for pseudoephedrine best anti-meth plan

March 8th, 2014 1:00 pm by BARRY P. STAUBUS

Methamphetamine manufacturing continues to swell as meth "cooks" have an endless number of buyers, known as "smurfers" who obtain pseudoephedrine, a cold-allergy medicine essential to the making of meth, from local pharmacies.

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Jailed JC man charged with animal cruelty after 6 dogs allegedly found in garbage can

Jailed JC man charged with animal cruelty after 6 dogs allegedly found in garbage can

March 8th, 2014 12:44 pm by NET News Service

An incarcerated man received a charge of animal cruelty after animal control personnel said they found six dogs in a trash can outside of his house.

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Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea

Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea

March 8th, 2014 12:36 pm by DALTON BENNETT and YURAS KARMANAU, Associated Press

Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea.

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Three get court dates in Alcoa mushroom growing case

Three get court dates in Alcoa mushroom growing case

March 8th, 2014 12:22 pm by Associated Press

Court dates have been set for three Tennessee people charged with growing hallucinogenic mushrooms in a drug-free zone.

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Friends in Need finds itself in need of some friends

Friends in Need finds itself in need of some friends

March 7th, 2014 11:14 pm by Matthew Lane

Bruce Sites, the executive director of FIN, came before the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen this week, giving a brief history of the organization's recent challenges and requesting financial assistance from the city for the coming year.

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