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NYPD retraining focuses on talking arrestees into handcuffs

NYPD retraining focuses on talking arrestees into handcuffs

May 4th, 2015 11:39 am by TOM HAYS, Associated Press; COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

The Associated Press got an exclusive look at the New York Police Department's three-day course that's aimed at discouraging verbal abuse and needless physical force. The message to every one of the department's 35,000 officers is, quite simply, keep cool

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Parents of Colorado theater gunman James Holmes keep a lonely vigil

Parents of Colorado theater gunman James Holmes keep a lonely vigil

May 4th, 2015 11:38 am by By Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

They sit behind him every day, not more than 20 feet from his silent form swiveling quietly at the defense table. He does not turn around. James E. Holmes, 27, is on trial for his life. Every day, Arlene and Robert watch.

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State officials urge safety as more motorcycles hit the road

State officials urge safety as more motorcycles hit the road

May 4th, 2015 11:35 am by Associated Press

May is national Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and state officials are urging all drivers to share the road.

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Early vote up a bit

Early vote up a bit

May 4th, 2015 10:54 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - Voters' interest in Kingsport's city elections appears higher than last time around, based on voter turnout during the first few days of early voting for May 19 city elections.

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Colonial Heights Middle School to be open next fall

Colonial Heights Middle School to be open next fall

May 4th, 2015 9:34 am by Rick Wagner

Contrary to an apparently widespread rumor, Sullivan County school officials said they are not closing Colonial Heights Middle School after the end of the school year later this month.

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Police kill 2 gunmen outside Muhammad cartoon event in Texas

Police kill 2 gunmen outside Muhammad cartoon event in Texas

May 4th, 2015 8:23 am by NOMAAN MERCHANT and JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press

Police shot and killed two gunmen who opened fire on a security officer outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, and a bomb squad searched the gunmen's vehicle as a precaution.

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Thousands expected for 'Memory Lane' car show near Rogersville

Thousands expected for 'Memory Lane' car show near Rogersville - VIDEO

May 4th, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

The new Memory Lane Justice Center is the latest addition to Memory Lane, which will be open to the public on Saturday, May 23, for the annual Memory Lane Car Show and 1950s Nostalgia Festival near Rogersville.

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GOP field grows: Fiorina, Carson to launch presidential bids

GOP field grows: Fiorina, Carson to launch presidential bids

May 4th, 2015 7:49 am by STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

Fiorina is likely to be the only prominent woman to seek the GOP nomination, with Carson the only likely African-American. They are both also political outsiders in a field likely to be dominated by governors, former governors and senators.

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Frontier Health's Post Adoption Services to host program at MECC

Frontier Health's Post Adoption Services to host program at MECC

May 3rd, 2015 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The program is for anyone who has adopted, is planning to adopt or interested in adopting, and for those who provide adoption services and support.

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Kingsport library leaping into 21st century with new software

Kingsport library leaping into 21st century with new software

May 3rd, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Helen Whitaker describes the new system's search as "Amazon-style" with better looks and icons more recognizable where patrons will easily know if the item is a book or a DVD or other item. People will be able to better target what they're looking for.

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