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Update: Johnson City policeman's son charged with attempted murder

Update: Johnson City policeman's son charged with attempted murder

March 4th, 2014 6:57 pm by NET News Service

A shooting in a Johnson City apartment complex that left a man with a gunshot wound in his abdomen and a Johnson City policeman's son charged with attempted murder began with an alleged home invasion and robbery, according to a police report.

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German home-school family won't be deported

German home-school family won't be deported

March 4th, 2014 6:36 pm by Associated Press

An attorney for a German couple who lost their bid for U.S. asylum in order to home-school their seven children says deportation proceedings against the family have been deferred indefinitely.

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Business & Technology
Hip-hop venture capitalist raps in management book

Hip-hop venture capitalist raps in management book

March 4th, 2014 6:07 pm by Associated Press

Ben Horowitz wants it known that starting a company isn't for the fainthearted. He accentuates the point with a book title that could also work as a hip-hop album: "The Hard Thing About Hard Things."

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Traffic stop for speeding yields 8 pounds of pot

Traffic stop for speeding yields 8 pounds of pot

March 4th, 2014 2:36 pm by NET News Service

A traffic stop Monday led Washington County deputies to seize more than 8 pounds of marijuana and two bottles of prescription pills, resulting in the arrests of three people.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Kurt Busch to attempt Indy 500/Coca-Cola 600 double

Kurt Busch to attempt Indy 500/Coca-Cola 600 double

March 4th, 2014 1:48 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

It's been 10 years since a driver last attempted running both the Indy 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day, a feat so grueling that only one driver has completed all 1,100 miles. Now Kurt Busch wants to give "the double" a try.

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US prepares $1B aid package for troubled Ukraine

US prepares $1B aid package for troubled Ukraine

March 4th, 2014 1:27 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

In a somber show of U.S. support for Ukraine's new leadership, Secretary of State John Kerry walked the streets Tuesday where more than 80 anti-government protesters were killed last month, and promised beseeching crowds that American aid is on the way.

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Drug companies spend millions to lobby Tenn. lawmakers

Drug companies spend millions to lobby Tenn. lawmakers

March 4th, 2014 1:22 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessean reports the efforts have stymied past legislation aimed at restricting sales of cold medicine containing pseudoephedrine, which is used to make methamphetamine.

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Crime Entertainment
NJ 'Housewives' couple pleading guilty to fraud

NJ 'Housewives' couple pleading guilty to fraud

March 4th, 2014 1:17 pm by Associated Press

The couple is accused of exaggerating income while applying for loans before the show debuted in 2009, then hiding their fortunes in a bankruptcy filing after their first season aired.

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News Local News Police Blotter
Intoxicated mom arrested after leaving child in van

Intoxicated mom arrested after leaving child in van

March 4th, 2014 12:57 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 11:30 p.m. an officer observed an unattended van with the engine running on Eastline Drive. A subsequent check found the doors were unlocked, while a "young child" was asleep inside.

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Web picks
Snake eats crocodile after five-hour battle in Australia

Snake eats crocodile after five-hour battle in Australia

March 4th, 2014 10:57 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

A 10-foot-long snake, believed to be a python, had an epic battle with a crocodile at Lake Moondarra in Queensland, Australia. The battle was reported to last five hours, with the snake emerging from the water victorious.

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