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New details released in vehicle crash that killed 7-year-old

New details released in vehicle crash that killed 7-year-old

June 9th, 2014 10:34 am by Nick Shepherd

A truck rolled backward out of a parking lot and eventually struck a guardrail, killing a 7-year-old girl over the weekend.

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Memphis officer charged with robbery, assault

Memphis officer charged with robbery, assault

June 9th, 2014 9:46 am by Associated Press

Memphis police say an off-duty officer has been charged with trying to steal $1,500 from a family about to leave on a trip sponsored by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Scam artists targeting area residents with variety of cons

Scam artists targeting area residents with variety of cons

June 9th, 2014 9:46 am by Rain Smith

Crooks are constantly coming up with new ways to fleece the unsuspecting, elderly and naive — along with those simply enticed by extravagant false promises.

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Where have all the missing American workers gone?

Where have all the missing American workers gone?

June 9th, 2014 9:43 am by TOM RAUM, Associated Press

In May, the U.S. workforce-participation rate — the combination of those with jobs and unemployed workers actively seeking them — was just 62.8 percent, the same as the month before. Job markets have been essentially flat since October.

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Morgan recovering after surgery following crash

Morgan recovering after surgery following crash

June 9th, 2014 9:42 am by BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, Associated Press

Tracy Morgan is recovering but is expected to remain hospitalized for several weeks after having surgery on a broken leg suffered in a chain-reaction crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that left two others critically injured and one dead.

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Scientists explore using trees to clean pollution

Scientists explore using trees to clean pollution

June 9th, 2014 9:42 am by RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI, Associated Press

Before Houston and its suburbs were built, a dense forest naturally purified the coastal air along a stretch of the Texas Gulf Coast that grew thick with pecan, ash, live oak and hackberry trees.

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Sullivan's sheriff's budget requests unlikely to net more than $1 million in new funds

Sullivan's sheriff's budget requests unlikely to net more than $1 million in new funds

June 8th, 2014 9:20 pm by J. H. Osborne

For the year ahead, Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson submitted budget requests, for all the public safety services under his authority, that list more than $7 million worth of new spending.

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Kingsport considering specific policy for single families seeking annexation

Kingsport considering specific policy for single families seeking annexation

June 8th, 2014 9:07 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — In the past, when a single family requested annexation, Kingsport's policy was to bring them into the city limits, if the cost to provide services was reasonable.

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Scott County native graduates from Virginia State Police academy

Scott County native graduates from Virginia State Police academy

June 8th, 2014 8:21 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A Scott County native was among the 44 new troopers who graduated Friday from the Virginia State Police academy's 121st basic training session.

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Gunmen storm airport in Pakistan, kill nine people

Gunmen storm airport in Pakistan, kill nine people

June 8th, 2014 6:59 pm by ADIL JAWAD, Associated Press

Gunmen disguised as police guards stormed an airport terminal used for VIPs and cargo in Pakistan's largest city Sunday night, killing at least nine people as explosions echoed into the night, officials said.

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