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GM, lawyers fight over bankruptcy protections

GM, lawyers fight over bankruptcy protections

April 22nd, 2014 3:32 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writers; DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers

General Motors Co. and a battalion of trial lawyers are preparing for an epic court fight over whether GM is liable for the sins of its corporate past.

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KPD: Loaded, stolen gun found in woman's body

KPD: Loaded, stolen gun found in woman's body

April 22nd, 2014 2:25 pm by Rain Smith

A woman arrested on driver's license offenses now faces felony charges, with Kingsport police saying she introduced into jail some atypical contraband: a stolen — and loaded — .22-caliber revolver, via a body orifice.

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Man admits to attack in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Man admits to attack in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

April 22nd, 2014 7:45 am by Associated Press

The 44-year-old woman was held at knifepoint, sexually assaulted and stabbed on the Gatlinburg Trail in June 2012.

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Teen stowaway case shows holes in airport security system

Teen stowaway case shows holes in airport security system

April 22nd, 2014 7:40 am by OSKAR GARCIA and JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press

Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet. But in the end, the cameras failed because no one noticed the security breach.

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Proposal on 'Airport Parkway South' pulled from Sullivan County Commission agenda

Proposal on 'Airport Parkway South' pulled from Sullivan County Commission agenda

April 21st, 2014 9:45 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — A proposal to have Sullivan County go on record asking the state to revive a plan to build "Airport Parkway South" drew a room full of opponents to the Sullivan County Commission on Monday.

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Washington County Sheriff's Office confirms fatality in Gray wreck

Washington County Sheriff's Office confirms fatality in Gray wreck

April 21st, 2014 7:49 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

At around 5 p.m. Monday, authorities responded to the intersection of Bobby Hicks Highway and Sam Jenkins Road after hearing reports that a cement truck had crashed into a pickup containing two people.

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Prison doctor fired after Kentucky inmate on hunger strike dies

Prison doctor fired after Kentucky inmate on hunger strike dies

April 21st, 2014 6:43 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A prison doctor has been fired and two other staffers are in the midst of being dismissed after an inmate at the Kentucky State Penitentiary starved himself to death.

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THP says alcohol possible factor in crash that injured two Washington County deputies

THP says alcohol possible factor in crash that injured two Washington County deputies

April 21st, 2014 6:25 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Alcohol may have been a factor in a single-vehicle car crash that seriously injured two off-duty Washington County sheriff's deputies, a Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesperson said Monday.

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Woman pushes mom off porch to steal a beer

Woman pushes mom off porch to steal a beer

April 21st, 2014 4:08 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol woman called police on her daughter, who lives next door, after she entered her home and claimed to need, "something out of the refrigerator."

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As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out

As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out

April 21st, 2014 3:43 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

After the 9/11 attacks, many Americans joined the military and headed to Afghanistan and Iraq. But as the wars wind down and Pentagon budgets shrink, thousands of young officers are being told they have to leave.

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