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Court would hear opposing views in spy cases

Court would hear opposing views in spy cases

July 25th, 2013 2:41 pm by LARA JAKES,AP National Security Writer

The secretive court that weighs whether to let the U.S. spy on terror and espionage suspects would have to hear from lawyers arguing against doing so under a new plan introduced Thursday on the heels of Congress' rejection of sharp limits on government su

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80 dead in Spain train crash blamed on high speed

80 dead in Spain train crash blamed on high speed

July 25th, 2013 2:37 pm by HERNAN MUNOZ,Associated Press

A Spanish train that hurtled off the rails and smashed into a security wall as it rounded a bend was going so fast that carriages tumbled off the tracks like dominos, killing 80 people, according to eyewitness accounts and video footage obtained Thursday.

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Kingsport man allegedly shoots his way out of crashed vehicle

Kingsport man allegedly shoots his way out of crashed vehicle

July 25th, 2013 12:48 pm by Rain Smith

Police responding to an overturned pickup truck on Wednesday afternoon had to search for the driver, who allegedly shot his way out of the cab, pitched his gun and fled into the woods.

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KPD: Baby found in vehicle with syringes

KPD: Baby found in vehicle with syringes

July 25th, 2013 11:35 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport pair face felony charges after police allegedly located them intoxicated inside a pickup truck with syringes, one of which was loaded and "within reach" of a baby.

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Crime Local News
Couple charged with TennCare fraud after obtaining pain killers

Couple charged with TennCare fraud after obtaining pain killers

July 25th, 2013 10:46 am by Nick Shepherd

A Sullivan County couple has been charged with TennCare fraud, the Office of Inspector General announced today.

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Wilson rehired as TCRA executive director

Wilson rehired as TCRA executive director

July 25th, 2013 9:17 am by Hank Hayes

Airport Authority commissioners voted unanimously today to rehire Patrick Wilson as the executive director at Tri-Cities Regional Airport.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

July 25th, 2013 7:58 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Austin Dillon wins on dirt at Eldora

Austin Dillon wins on dirt at Eldora

July 25th, 2013 7:43 am by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

NASCAR returned to dirt for the first time since 1970, attempting to reconnect with its roots and give fans raised on asphalt and stock cars a taste of the slides and wall-banging that are staples of the surface.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Obama to talk manufacturing in Tennessee

Obama to talk manufacturing in Tennessee

July 25th, 2013 7:36 am by Associated Press

The White House says President Barack Obama will travel to Tennessee next week to promote his proposals for boosting U.S. manufacturing and high-wage jobs.

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Local News
Sullivan budget vote seems unlikely before late August

Sullivan budget vote seems unlikely before late August

July 24th, 2013 11:45 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County isn’t likely to have a budget — or property tax rate — in place for the fiscal year that began three weeks ago for at least another month or six weeks, based on comments made during a called meeting Wednesday.

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