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Girl to remain on ventilator until Jan. 7

Girl to remain on ventilator until Jan. 7

December 31st, 2013 8:15 am by LISA LEFF and TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press

A California girl declared brain dead after tonsil surgery will remain on life support for at least another week after a state judge on Monday extended a deadline.

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Officials urging evacuation near ND derailment

Officials urging evacuation near ND derailment

December 31st, 2013 8:05 am by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press

Authorities urged residents to evacuate a small North Dakota community Monday night after a mile-long train carrying crude oil derailed outside of town, shaking residents with a series of explosions.

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Update: Man shot while standing in yard on Princeton Road

Update: Man shot while standing in yard on Princeton Road

December 30th, 2013 10:53 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The victim, who was not identified by authorities, reportedly said that he saw a man dressed in dark-colored clothing run from the scene immediately after the shot was fired.

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Bombings in Russia kill at least 31, raise concerns about security for Olympics

Bombings in Russia kill at least 31, raise concerns about security for Olympics

December 30th, 2013 5:31 pm by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

MOSCOW — Two suicide bombings in as many days have killed 31 people and raised concerns that Islamic militants have begun a terrorist campaign in Russia that could stretch into the Sochi Olympics in February.

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Kingsport man accused of savagely beating his grandmother

Kingsport man accused of savagely beating his grandmother

December 30th, 2013 4:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport man who allegedly punched his grandmother in the head about 30 times during a savage beating Friday evening remained held in the Hawkins County Jail Monday on $100,000 bond.

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Update: Church Hill woman killed in Sunday night wreck

Update: Church Hill woman killed in Sunday night wreck

December 30th, 2013 3:45 pm by Wes Bunch

The crash occurred around 10:15 p.m. Sunday in the 3400 block of Bristol Highway in Scott County and is being investigated by the Virginia State Police.

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Stocks are flat in quiet end-of-year trading

Stocks are flat in quiet end-of-year trading

December 30th, 2013 3:16 pm by KEN SWEET, AP Markets Writer

Stocks remained mostly flat in late-afternoon trading Monday as investors closed out their positions for what has been a year for the history books on Wall Street.

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Police seek assistance in identifying Sullivan burglary suspect

Police seek assistance in identifying Sullivan burglary suspect

December 30th, 2013 3:06 pm by Staff Report

A surveillance camera outside a Knob Park Road residence in Bristol, Tenn., captured images of the man.

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Amazon sales tax law among those taking effect in Tennessee

Amazon sales tax law among those taking effect in Tennessee

December 30th, 2013 2:07 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A law that could boost Tennessee's revenue is among those taking effect on Jan. 1, as are statutes that govern concussions in school-age athletes and workforce development.

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Home electricity use in US falling to 2001 levels

Home electricity use in US falling to 2001 levels

December 30th, 2013 2:04 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

Because of more energy-efficient housing, appliances and gadgets, power usage is on track to decline in 2013 for the third year in a row, to its lowest point since 2001, even though our lives are more electrified.

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