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Woman charged with child abuse at Kingsport business

Woman charged with child abuse at Kingsport business

May 6th, 2015 1:18 pm by Rain Smith

A homeless woman has been arrested after allegedly walking along Fort Henry Drive with her two young children - both barefooted and smelling of urine and feces - then attempting to bum rides with an account of being "on the run from police."

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Daimler's self-driving big rig makes big entrance in Nevada

Daimler's self-driving big rig makes big entrance in Nevada

May 6th, 2015 10:37 am by KIMBERLY PIERCEALL, Associated Press

Its name is "Inspiration" and Daimler Trucks says it's the first ever self-driving semi-truck licensed to drive on public roads - in this case Nevada's highways - not only for testing, but business, too.

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California regulators approve unprecedented water cutbacks

California regulators approve unprecedented water cutbacks

May 6th, 2015 10:36 am by FENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press

California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents to deeper conservation.

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Clinton calls for pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants

Clinton calls for pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants

May 6th, 2015 10:35 am by By Mark Z. Barabak and David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

Hillary Rodham Clinton staked an early claim for Latino support Tuesday by calling for a pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants living in the country illegally, elevating the debate on an issue likely to play a vital role in the 2016 presidenti

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Kingsport brothers arrested in attempted murder case

Kingsport brothers arrested in attempted murder case

May 6th, 2015 10:17 am by Rain Smith

A pair of Kingsport siblings are in jail after allegedly arming themselves with knives and attacking a man outside his city home, leaving him with life-threatening stab wounds.

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Yellen says bank regulators making progress in reforms

Yellen says bank regulators making progress in reforms

May 6th, 2015 9:42 am by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

The Fed chair said a well-functioning financial sector promotes job creation, innovation and economic growth but that problems arise when the incentives become distorted, prompting bank executives to pursue risky strategies to increase profits.

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Bristol woman celebrates birthday performing 21 acts of kindness

Bristol woman celebrates birthday performing 21 acts of kindness

May 6th, 2015 8:16 am by Associated Press

Alexa Sexton celebrated her 21st birthday traveling across the city to complete the task, taking food to people in the waiting rooms of a hospital and taking breakfast to firefighters.

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Officers' legal attack begins in Freddie Gray case

Officers' legal attack begins in Freddie Gray case

May 6th, 2015 7:20 am by JULIET LINDERMAN and DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

One of the Baltimore police officers who arrested Freddie Gray has challenged police and a top prosecutor to produce a knife that prompted the arrest, arguing in a court motion that it is an illegal weapon.

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D-B band receives second Sudler award, this one for marching

D-B band receives second Sudler award, this one for marching

May 5th, 2015 9:30 pm by Rick Wagner

The award falls on the heels of the band's best-ever finish in marching band, coming in second in the country in Class AAA, as well as its recent featured performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

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Texas gunman was former target of FBI terror probe

Texas gunman was former target of FBI terror probe

May 5th, 2015 7:30 pm by Associated Press

The Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attack. The statement marked the first time that IS, which frequently calls for attacks against the West, had asserted responsibility for one in the United States.

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