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Probe intensifies over Wise phone line thefts

Probe intensifies over Wise phone line thefts

December 18th, 2013 3:49 pm by Staff Report

Wise County Sheriff's Office investigators are developing leads in the theft of phone lines in a rural part of the county near Pound that left around 400 customers without service last week.

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Study backs pets as presents, but holdouts remain

Study backs pets as presents, but holdouts remain

December 18th, 2013 1:59 pm by SUE MANNING, Associated Press

Giving a puppy or kitten to the pet lover on your list is a gift idea animal activists have long warned people to avoid. But a national animal welfare group says the fears of pets being rejected or returned are unfounded.

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Marine center offers degree, hands-on training

Marine center offers degree, hands-on training

December 18th, 2013 1:55 pm by SUZETTE LABOY, Associated Press

Molly, a bottlenose dolphin in her early 50s, can't see very well and requires special care. The staff at the Dolphin Research Center in the Florida Keys is teaching her to respond to verbal and touch-related signals before she loses her sight completely.

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Kitchen of Hope seeking help from community after pipes burst

Kitchen of Hope seeking help from community after pipes burst

December 18th, 2013 1:55 pm by Nick Shepherd

A local organization that helps feed the hungry is asking for help from the community after a plumbing problem has caused it to temporarily close operations.

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Roadside fight erupts after houseguests refuse to shoplift

Roadside fight erupts after houseguests refuse to shoplift

December 18th, 2013 12:58 pm by Rain Smith

During a trip to Walmart the residents demanded that their visitors "steal some items to pay for their stay," leading to a fight along Highway 66.

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Gunman kills himself, 1 other at Reno hospital

Gunman kills himself, 1 other at Reno hospital

December 18th, 2013 7:42 am by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press

A suicidal gunman opened fire at a Reno hospital campus Tuesday, killing one person, critically wounding two others and sending police on a door-to-door search within the facility amid the chaos.

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2 winners in $636M Mega Millions drawing

2 winners in $636M Mega Millions drawing

December 18th, 2013 7:38 am by Associated Press

The winners can choose to be paid over time or in a cash lump sum. Based on the $636 million figure, the winners would receive $318 million each over time or $170 million each in cash.

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Ancient Stonehenge gets modern-day revamp

Ancient Stonehenge gets modern-day revamp

December 17th, 2013 8:54 pm by Associated Press

STONEHENGE, England (AP) — After thousands of years, Stonehenge has had a makeover. But visitors may initially feel something is missing: the prehistoric monument itself.

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Kingsport city manager stepping down next July

Kingsport city manager stepping down next July

December 17th, 2013 8:24 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — John Campbell made the announcement at the end of Tuesday's regular Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.

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Support mounts for Jewish prayer at key holy site

Support mounts for Jewish prayer at key holy site

December 17th, 2013 6:05 pm by Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) — For decades, the religious Jews who bucked a rabbinic ban and visited a Muslim holy site in Jerusalem where the ancient Jewish temple once stood were seen by many as a fanatical fringe.

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