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Officers cleared in fatal shooting at Sullivan County meth lab

Officers cleared in fatal shooting at Sullivan County meth lab

January 15th, 2014 5:22 pm by Rain Smith

Two police officers have been cleared of any wrongdoing in October's fatal shooting of a Bristol man, accused of trying to strike them with a vehicle while fleeing an active meth lab.

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KPD offers tips to avoid being scammed

KPD offers tips to avoid being scammed

January 15th, 2014 4:51 pm by Staff reports

Several reports have been filed to the Kingsport Police Department about area residents being targeted for scams, according to a KPD press release.

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Man accused of beating infant son in Scott County

Man accused of beating infant son in Scott County

January 15th, 2014 4:33 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia man is facing felony child abuse charges in Scott County for allegedly breaking his 11-week-old son's leg and ribs.

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Apple will refund at least $32.5M in app case

Apple will refund at least $32.5M in app case

January 15th, 2014 3:09 pm by JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press

Apple will refund at least $32.5 million to consumers to settle a federal case involving purchases that kids made without their parents' permission while playing on mobile apps.

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MSHA to cut 161 jobs

MSHA to cut 161 jobs

January 15th, 2014 1:55 pm by Hank Hayes

Health care provider Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) announced job cuts Wednesday amid “significant reimbursement cuts and volume declines” associated with federal health care reform.

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House ready to OK government-wide $1.1T budget

House ready to OK government-wide $1.1T budget

January 15th, 2014 12:44 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Congress is ready to approve a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill for this year, a compromise financing everything from airports to war costs and brimming with victories and setbacks for both parties.

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Chronic care overhaul proposed for Medicare

Chronic care overhaul proposed for Medicare

January 15th, 2014 12:40 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

With chronic illnesses like heart problems, diabetes and cancer taking a toll on seniors as well as Medicare's budget, a bipartisan group of lawmakers Wednesday proposed a new approach.

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Pot debates continue even where it's legal

Pot debates continue even where it's legal

January 15th, 2014 8:30 am by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

Recreational marijuana may be legal in Colorado and Washington, but debates over the drug are far from over. Here's a look at debates emerging in various states.

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Gate City woman faces false report, weapons charges

Gate City woman faces false report, weapons charges

January 15th, 2014 8:17 am by Wes Bunch

A woman accused of faking a stabbing last year to conceal her son’s involvement in a string of neighborhood burglaries had her bond revoked Monday due to weapons charges.

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Update: 12-year-old shoots two classmates at New Mexico school

Update: 12-year-old shoots two classmates at New Mexico school

January 14th, 2014 11:51 pm by Associated Press

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Officials at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas, said an 11-year-old boy was flown there in critical condition and a 13-year-old girl arrived in serious condition. Her condition was upgraded to satisfactory Tuesday evening.

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