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Man charged with impeding marathon bombing probe

Man charged with impeding marathon bombing probe

May 30th, 2014 11:10 am by Associated Press

A Massachusetts man who knew the brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings was charged Friday with obstructing the investigation into the deadly bombings.

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Man charged with assault in Kingsport hit-and-run

Man charged with assault in Kingsport hit-and-run

May 30th, 2014 9:59 am by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly triggered a Kingsport crash with an illegal U-turn — leaving a juvenile victim with injuries — has been arrested after dumping his vehicle and stripping the tags, but failing to remove personal information from inside the cab.

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SpaceX founder unveils craft to ferry astronauts

May 30th, 2014 1:29 am by RAQUEL MARIA DILLON, Associated Press

A company that has flown unmanned capsules to the Space Station unveiled a spacecraft Thursday designed to ferry up to seven astronauts to low-Earth orbit that SpaceX founder Elon Musk says will lower the cost of going to space.

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Two boys share spelling bee title after long duel

Two boys share spelling bee title after long duel

May 30th, 2014 1:14 am by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

Sriram Hathwar of Painted Post, N.Y., and Ansun Sujoe of Fort Worth, Texas, ended up as co-champions of the National Spelling Bee, just the fourth time in the event's 89 years it ended in a tie.

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Police: Medical condition cause of death in Nickelsville tractor wreck

Police: Medical condition cause of death in Nickelsville tractor wreck

May 29th, 2014 10:09 pm by Wes Bunch

Natural causes were to blame for the death of a former Scott County Board of Supervisors member who was involved in a tractor wreck Monday near Nickelsville, authorities said.

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Official: Texas can keep lethal drug source secret

Official: Texas can keep lethal drug source secret

May 29th, 2014 10:03 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT and MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

Texas' prison system does not have to reveal where it gets its execution drugs, the state attorney general's office said Thursday, citing a "threat assessment" signed by the Texas Department of Public Safety director.

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Kingsport's water gets hearty thumbs-up

Kingsport's water gets hearty thumbs-up

May 29th, 2014 8:40 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's water is not only good, it's great. This is the message from Kingsport's water department and the 2014 water quality report recently sent out to customers.

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41 charged in dead deer insurance scam

41 charged in dead deer insurance scam

May 29th, 2014 8:30 pm by Associated Press

Forty-one people in Philadelphia have been charged in what prosecutors call an elaborate insurance fraud scheme that used dead deer to fake car accidents.

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Arrest made in Hawkins County attempted murder

Arrest made in Hawkins County attempted murder

May 29th, 2014 5:50 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested in connection with November's alleged "ambush-style" shooting in Church Hill, with police saying a second suspect has also been identified.

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2 ex-Army soldiers laundered Afghanistan bribes

2 ex-Army soldiers laundered Afghanistan bribes

May 29th, 2014 4:00 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE and ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The men told judges during separate hearings that they took the money in exchange for steering work to favored Afghan contractors. They face up to 20 years in prison when they are sentenced in September.

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