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Two dead in Seattle news helicopter crash

Two dead in Seattle news helicopter crash

March 18th, 2014 12:37 pm by MANUEL VALDES and PHUONG LE, Associated Press

The Seattle Fire Department says the two people killed when a KOMO-TV news helicopter crashed Tuesday morning outside its station near the Space Needle were inside the chopper.

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Fast-food protests to spotlight 'wage theft'

Fast-food protests to spotlight 'wage theft'

March 18th, 2014 7:54 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

Fast-food protests are planned for several U.S. cities Tuesday as labor organizers look to bring attention to practices they say illegally deprive workers of their wages.

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Putin defends Crimean vote, blasts West

Putin defends Crimean vote, blasts West

March 18th, 2014 7:50 am by NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday fiercely defended Russia's move to annex Crimea, saying the rights of ethnic Russians have been abused by the new Ukrainian government.

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Scientists may have found evidence of universe's early growth spurt

Scientists may have found evidence of universe's early growth spurt

March 17th, 2014 11:20 pm by MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer

Researchers say they have spotted evidence that a split-second after the Big Bang, the newly formed universe ballooned out at a pace so astonishing that it left behind ripples in the fabric of the cosmos.

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Manning chosen interim highway chief in Sullivan County

Manning chosen interim highway chief in Sullivan County

March 17th, 2014 10:43 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Manning's appointment came after the commission met behind closed doors with County Attorney Dan Street, after ordering the public and the media to leave the room.

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Stanley Valley fire station renovated with inmate labor, county funding

Stanley Valley fire station renovated with inmate labor, county funding

March 17th, 2014 10:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Jail inmates are providing the labor for a renovation project at the Stanley Valley Volunteer Fire Department station, and on Friday the County Commission's Public Buildings Committee agreed to pay for the materials.

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General chokes up as he details affair during plea

General chokes up as he details affair during plea

March 17th, 2014 7:51 pm by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

An Army general who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates appeared to choke up Monday as he told a judge that he'd failed the female captain who had leveled the most serious accusations against him.

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Report of stolen pot money prompts three arrests

Report of stolen pot money prompts three arrests

March 17th, 2014 3:51 pm by Rain Smith

A man told police that the seller claimed to have "lost the pot" but wouldn't return his money, so he sat down on the couch and refused to leave.

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Police: Bluff City traffic stop nets $20,000 in gravel

Police: Bluff City traffic stop nets $20,000 in gravel

March 17th, 2014 2:32 pm by Rain Smith

Two men were arrested Sunday in Bluff City while allegedly transporting 50 grams of gravel into the area, with police estimating street value of the drugs at approximately $20,000.

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Impending divorce may have triggered double shooting in Sullivan County

Impending divorce may have triggered double shooting in Sullivan County

March 17th, 2014 1:16 pm by Rain Smith

Police responding to a Friday afternoon double shooting in Sullivan County located the couple's infant son lying between their bodies, while their toddler held a spent shell casing from one of the shots fired into her parents' heads.

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