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Dad acquitted in slaying of drunken driver who killed sons

Dad acquitted in slaying of drunken driver who killed sons

August 27th, 2014 8:00 pm by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

David Barajas cried after the verdict was read and he hugged his wife, Cindy, who was also crying. He could have been sentenced to up to life in prison, if he had been convicted.

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Hampton basketball coach receives pretrial diversion in pill theft case

Hampton basketball coach receives pretrial diversion in pill theft case

August 27th, 2014 7:48 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

Two theft charges against former Hampton High School girls basketball coach Leon Tolley will be dismissed after the satisfactory completion of six months probation.

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Apple Shed holding its grand reopening this weekend

Apple Shed holding its grand reopening this weekend

August 27th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

During the grand reopening, hot dogs will be priced at one dollar, and there will be a live band on Saturday.

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Entertainment
The case against binge-watching TV

The case against binge-watching TV

August 27th, 2014 5:50 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, Associated Press

In the old days, of course, people watched one episode a week. That changed with digital video recorders and Internet streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu.

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Guest River Rally ramps up for big weekend

Guest River Rally ramps up for big weekend

August 27th, 2014 5:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Officially underway all week with daily buildup activities, the town's annual end of summer festival begins cranking toward its huge weekend celebration beginning with the 6 p.m. Civic League Miss Guest River Rally Pageant on the Depot Stage.

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AP ANALYSIS: A grim stalemate at war's end in Gaza

AP ANALYSIS: A grim stalemate at war's end in Gaza

August 27th, 2014 4:28 pm by DAN PERRY, Associated Press

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces bristling from people who sense that Hamas controlled events and could not have its grip loosened on the Gaza Strip, which it seized by force from the Palestinian Authority in 2007.

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Update: Two children airlifted following Kingsport crash, one critical

August 27th, 2014 4:02 pm by Rain Smith

The incident occurred at approximately 1:45 p.m Wednesday at the entrance to the Kingsport Pavilion. Police report the crash was triggered in the westbound lanes of Highway 11-W, at the intersection outside of the shopping center's main entrance.

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Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns (video included)

Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns (video included)

August 27th, 2014 2:50 pm by JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press

"All right, full auto," the firing-range instructor tells a 9-year-old girl. She braces the Uzi submachine gun and opens fire. But the recoil wrenches the fully automatic weapon upward, and the instructor is shot in the head and killed.

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Sports
Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

August 27th, 2014 2:45 pm by TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended the entire NFL season for another violation of the league's substance abuse policy.

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State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

August 27th, 2014 2:44 pm by MEG KINNARD, Associated Press

On Wednesday, the court ruled that Stephen Whigham, who was injured in a company kickball game, is entitled to workers' compensation benefits because he was required to attend the game as part of his job.

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