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Official: Gunman told police he acted alone in LAX shooting

Official: Gunman told police he acted alone in LAX shooting

November 4th, 2013 12:34 am by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — The gunman charged in the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport lay bloodied after being gunned down by police, but he replied to critical questions that helped authorities lock down the scene.

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Federal prosecutors say Navy secrets bought with hookers, Gaga tickets

Federal prosecutors say Navy secrets bought with hookers, Gaga tickets

November 4th, 2013 12:26 am by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press Writer

SAN DIEGO — Nicknamed “Fat Leonard,” the gregarious Malaysian businessman is well known by U.S. Navy commanders in the Pacific, where his company has serviced warships for 25 years.

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Sports
Texans coach Kubiak collapses at halftime, taken to hospital

Texans coach Kubiak collapses at halftime, taken to hospital

November 4th, 2013 12:17 am by KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer

HOUSTON — Houston coach Gary Kubiak collapsed leaving the field at halftime of the Texans’ game Sunday night against Indianapolis and was taken by ambulance to a hospital.

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Unicoi County sheriff talks to suspect, ends gun standoff

Unicoi County sheriff talks to suspect, ends gun standoff

November 4th, 2013 12:05 am by NET News Service

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley helped calm a man down well enough to take his gun and arrest him Sunday night in the Sam’s Creek area of the county, the sheriff’s department said.

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Pennington Gap officials hope Lee Theater’s reopening draws people to downtown area

Pennington Gap officials hope Lee Theater’s reopening draws people to downtown area

November 3rd, 2013 11:49 pm by Wes Bunch

PENNINGTON GAP — A sell-out crowd was on hand to watch award-winning bluegrass vocalist Dale Ann Bradley perform last month at the grand re-opening of the Lee Theater in downtown Pennington Gap.

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Education
Sullivan BOE perplexed by city taking ‘offers’ off the table

Sullivan BOE perplexed by city taking ‘offers’ off the table

November 3rd, 2013 10:23 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school officials are puzzled that Kingsport school officials have “withdrawn” or taken off the table “offers” to assume operation of Colonial Heights Middle and Innovation Academy, given that neither proposal was in writing.

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Poll: Older Americans oppose Social Security changes

Poll: Older Americans oppose Social Security changes

November 3rd, 2013 8:36 pm by Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase.

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Titans clip old coach Fisher's Rams 28-21

Titans clip old coach Fisher's Rams 28-21

November 3rd, 2013 5:03 pm by R.B. FALLSTROM, AP Sports Writer

Chris Johnson ran for 150 yards and two touchdowns and the Tennessee Titans beat former coach Jeff Fisher and the St. Louis Rams 28-21 on Sunday.

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Church Hill Elementary celebrates Custodian Appreciation Day

November 3rd, 2013 4:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

They were treated to a special lunch at Fatz Cafe, a gift card to Food City, many cards and posters from students and staff, and "mini-hayrides" down the hallways with the children giving them high fives along the way.

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Church Hill domestic assault suspect also facing drug charges

Church Hill domestic assault suspect also facing drug charges

November 3rd, 2013 3:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

“I observed what appeared to be a shoe print on the defendant's right cheek, as well on his chest, which I later determined he received while allegedly attempting to drag Dora out of her vehicle by her feet and legs.” -- CHPD Officer Chip Whitaker

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