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Pennington Gap woman, children sentenced in attempt to burn own home

Pennington Gap woman, children sentenced in attempt to burn own home

February 17th, 2014 8:59 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia mother, her two children and her daughter's boyfriend were all sentenced to prison last week in Lee County for their roles in a failed plot to burn down their mobile home and collect the insurance payout.

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Blind man hits 3-pointer, wins year's worth of McDonald's value meals

Blind man hits 3-pointer, wins year's worth of McDonald's value meals

February 17th, 2014 7:37 pm by Associated Press

A Springfield man who is blind and mentally impaired is getting some national attention, and a years worth of McDonald's value meals, after hitting a 3-point shot during halftime of a college basketball game.

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Older Americans are early winners under health law

Older Americans are early winners under health law

February 17th, 2014 7:17 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer

For many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession, the quest for health care has been one obstacle after another.

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Intellectually disabled struggling to find work

Intellectually disabled struggling to find work

February 17th, 2014 7:09 pm by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

Most Americans with intellectual or developmental disabilities remain shut out of the workforce, despite changing attitudes and billions spent on government programs to help them.

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Ethiopian co-pilot hijacks plane to Geneva

Ethiopian co-pilot hijacks plane to Geneva

February 17th, 2014 6:34 pm by ?GEIR MOULSON, Associated Press

It seemed like a routine overnight flight until the Ethiopian Airlines jetliner went into a dive and oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling.

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Highlights and photo gallery from Monday's Sochi Games

February 17th, 2014 6:31 pm by Associated Press

Highlights and a photo gallery from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Monday, Feb. 17.

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Man arrested after demanding, then refusing, police and EMS

Man arrested after demanding, then refusing, police and EMS

February 17th, 2014 5:20 pm by Rain Smith

A man reported an assault on Highpoint Avenue, but declined to pursue charges, then demanded an ambulance due to suffering an alleged stroke. When EMS arrived he started yelling over payment for their services.

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Mother of missing Memphis baby arrested again

Mother of missing Memphis baby arrested again

February 17th, 2014 4:11 pm by Associated Press

The mother of a 7-week-old Memphis baby who went missing more than five weeks ago has been charged with first-degree murder, a day after the infant's body was discovered in a ditch.

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KPD: Drunken driver tries to ditch baby after crash

KPD: Drunken driver tries to ditch baby after crash

February 17th, 2014 4:02 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect was located "covered in blood" at a Kingsport residence near the wreck, according to police, and "trying to give a baby away."

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NBC reporter slammed after Bode Miller interview

NBC reporter slammed after Bode Miller interview

February 17th, 2014 3:21 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

The winter Olympics are taking place in Sochi, Russia, in case you haven't heard. American skier Bode Miller received a bronze metal in Sunday's Super-G competition. After he won, he was interviewed by an NBC reporter

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