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Obama: US to boost military presence in Europe

Obama: US to boost military presence in Europe

June 3rd, 2014 8:10 am by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

The United States is preparing to boost its military presence in Europe and at a cost of up to $1 billion, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, as tensions in the region simmer over Russia's aggressive actions in Ukraine.

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1 in 8 U.S. children face abuse or neglect, study concludes

1 in 8 U.S. children face abuse or neglect, study concludes

June 3rd, 2014 8:02 am by By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Slightly more than 2 percent of kids are victimized during their first year of life, 5.8 percent are mistreated before their fifth birthdays, and 12.5 percent experience some form of abuse or neglect before they turn 18.

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Former Charlotte mayor expected to plead guilty to corruption charge

Former Charlotte mayor expected to plead guilty to corruption charge

June 2nd, 2014 11:00 pm by Michael Gordon and Rick Rothacker, The Charlotte Observer (MCT)

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon is expected to plead guilty Tuesday to a federal public corruption charge that carries up to a 20-year prison sentence and a $250,000 fine.

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Mayor says city garbage fee is DOA

Mayor says city garbage fee is DOA

June 2nd, 2014 10:16 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — A proposed $5 a month garbage collection fee, recommended last month to help Kingsport balance its budget, is off the table this year.

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Zoo settles lawsuit with family of mauled boy

Zoo settles lawsuit with family of mauled boy

June 2nd, 2014 10:00 pm by Molly Born, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (MCT)

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has reached a settlement with the family of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into an exhibit there in 2012.

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77,000 foreign banks to share tax info with IRS

77,000 foreign banks to share tax info with IRS

June 2nd, 2014 9:00 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

It will soon get a lot harder to use overseas accounts to hide income and assets from the Internal Revenue Service.

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Dominion analyzes Obama power plant rules

Dominion analyzes Obama power plant rules

June 2nd, 2014 8:47 pm by Stephen Igo

The new regulations issued Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compel coal-fired power plants to cut emissions by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

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Wise County's school year ends Friday

Wise County's school year ends Friday

June 2nd, 2014 8:39 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — School's not out for the summer for Wise County students. Yet.

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KCS partners with Niswonger Foundation to expand online course offerings

KCS partners with Niswonger Foundation to expand online course offerings

June 2nd, 2014 8:03 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools has an online course catalog and soon will be adding to its offerings.

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Tenn. man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

Tenn. man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

June 2nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee man who was falsely imprisoned for a rape he did not commit is part of a growing number of people who have been added to the National Registry of Exonerations.

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