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Keystone pipeline foes undaunted by State Department report

Keystone pipeline foes undaunted by State Department report

February 1st, 2014 7:05 pm by GRANT SCHULTE, Associated Press

With yet another obstacle removed for the Keystone XL pipeline, opponents were pressing forward with a lawsuit to challenge the project, public protests and an effort to inject the issue into the November elections.

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Local News Business & Technology In The Rearview
Trains still relevant in 21st century economy

Trains still relevant in 21st century economy

February 1st, 2014 6:44 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Rail service helped create Kingsport in the 20th century and now it sustains the Model City in the 21st century.

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Crime Regional & National
Police: Man stole cars left during Atlanta storm

Police: Man stole cars left during Atlanta storm

February 1st, 2014 4:46 pm by Associated Press

A 34-year-old man is accused of using a tow truck to take cars that were abandoned in Atlanta during the winter storm and traffic jam.

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Community Sunday Stories Faith
Providence Medical Clinic offers comprehensive care to those in need

Providence Medical Clinic offers comprehensive care to those in need

February 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by Katina Rose

There are several Bible verses that describe the volunteers who give of their time and ability to Providence Medical Clinic of Kingsport.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Farm bill plows under direct payments

Farm bill plows under direct payments

February 1st, 2014 1:23 pm by MARY CLARE JALONICK and STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press

Farm subsidies that have guided agriculture through record profits in recent years are going away in the five-year farm bill that could become law in the coming week. But new subsidies in the legislation could be just as generous.

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Sports
Odd news: Deceased Puerto Rico boxer posed standing in ring

Odd news: Deceased Puerto Rico boxer posed standing in ring

February 1st, 2014 12:02 pm by Associated Press

Even in death, Christopher Rivera Amaro almost looked ready to box, leaning against the corner of a simulated ring. Elsie Rodriguez, vice president of the Marin Funeral Home, said Rivera's family wanted to stress his boxing.

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News
Amanda Knox heading for extradition fight?

Amanda Knox heading for extradition fight?

February 1st, 2014 11:53 am by GENE JOHNSON and PETE YOST, Associated Press

Roman Polanski. Edward Snowden. Manuel Noriega. Over the years, the famous and the infamous have been caught up in the legal process called extradition. It may ultimately be the turn of Amanda Knox.

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Sports
Stern out, Silver in as NBA commissioner

Stern out, Silver in as NBA commissioner

February 1st, 2014 11:49 am by BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer

Adam Silver has become the NBA's fifth commissioner. The NBA posted a picture on its Twitter account Saturday of Silver holding a basketball and shaking hands with outgoing commissioner David Stern, who retired after 30 years.

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Regional & National Education
More states grant in-state tuition to immigrants

More states grant in-state tuition to immigrants

February 1st, 2014 11:42 am by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

Giancarlo Tello paid $14,000 more than other New Jersey high school graduates to attend Rutgers. Why the difference? Tello spent much of his childhood in the United States without legal permission after his parents moved from Peru.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

February 1st, 2014 10:08 am by Staff Report

This week's stories include an NFL player arrested, a man pleads guilty in a toddler's death, and a man facing 60 years in prison for child pornography.

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