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Engineer's 'switch from hell' began GM recall woes

Engineer's 'switch from hell' began GM recall woes

June 6th, 2014 9:26 am by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers; TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writers

The ignition switch on the steering column of the Chevrolet Cobalt and other small cars was so poorly designed that it easily slipped out of the run position, causing engines to stall.

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'Heroes' helped stop gunman at Seattle university

'Heroes' helped stop gunman at Seattle university

June 6th, 2014 9:26 am by MANUEL VALDES, Associated Press; PHUONG LE, Associated Press

When a lone gunman armed with a shotgun at a small Seattle university stopped firing at students to reload, another student pepper-sprayed him and subdued him with the help of others and prevented more deaths, police said.

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Kingsport's James 'Ed' Collins, D-Day veteran: 'I am not a hero'

Kingsport's James 'Ed' Collins, D-Day veteran: 'I am not a hero'

June 6th, 2014 8:00 am by Nick Shepherd

Death lurks everywhere as a 20-year-old expert rifleman, James "Ed" Collins, makes his way toward the chaos. He had trained for this day since enlisting in the Army, but nothing could prepare him. It was D-Day, June 6, 1944.

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Updated: Veterans, dignitaries, visitors flock to Normandy to remember D-Day and the men who saved the world

June 5th, 2014 11:02 pm by Associated Press

It was a day of pride, remembrance and honors for those who waded through blood-tinged waves, climbed razor-sharp cliffs or fell from the skies, staring down death or dying in an invasion that portended the fall of the Third Reich.

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Winds, flooding blamed for three deaths in South

Winds, flooding blamed for three deaths in South

June 5th, 2014 10:00 pm by Associated Press

Strong winds and flooding led to the deaths of at least three people in the South on Thursday as powerful thunderstorms moved through several states.

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Hawkins man charged in alcohol-related hypothermia death of teen

Hawkins man charged in alcohol-related hypothermia death of teen

June 5th, 2014 8:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man has been arrested and charged with criminally negligent homicide in connection with the alcohol-related hypothermia death of an 18-year-old Volunteer High School student late last year.

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Update: Shooter at Seattle Pacific University wasn't student, worked alone

Update: Shooter at Seattle Pacific University wasn't student, worked alone

June 5th, 2014 8:16 pm by MANUEL VALDES and PHUONG LE, Associated Press

A lone gunman armed with a shotgun and knife opened fire Thursday in a building at a small Seattle university, fatally wounding one person before a student subdued him with pepper spray as he tried to reload, police said.

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Once deemed dead, fugitive banker pleads guilty

Once deemed dead, fugitive banker pleads guilty

June 5th, 2014 3:48 pm by RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

Former investment adviser Aubrey Lee Price was previously declared dead. On Thursday, Price — very much alive — stood before a judge and pleaded guilty in a fraud scheme that fueled a rural bank's collapse and cost his investors tens of millions.

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Cops crash party 'blasting polka'

Cops crash party 'blasting polka'

June 5th, 2014 3:25 pm by Rain Smith

A man called police with a noise complaint on his neighbors in Wise. He said his attempts to go to sleep proved unsuccessful, due to their "loud, noisy polka party."

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Eastman coming back online, 'systems are stable'

Eastman coming back online, 'systems are stable'

June 5th, 2014 12:58 pm by Hank Hayes

The restart process continues on Thursday after beginning on Wednesday evening, when the sounds of sirens and horns drifted into the Green Acres and Borden Mill residential areas.

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