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Boston Marathon suspect may pin blame on brother

Boston Marathon suspect may pin blame on brother

October 23rd, 2013 6:53 pm by BRIDGET MURPHY, Associated Press

BOSTON — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers may try to save him from the death penalty in the Boston Marathon bombing by arguing he fell under the murderous influence of his older brother, legal experts say.

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German chancellor calls Obama to complain about surveillance

German chancellor calls Obama to complain about surveillance

October 23rd, 2013 6:17 pm by GEIR MOULSON, Associated Press

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel complained to President Barack Obama on Wednesday after learning that U.S. intelligence may have targeted her mobile phone, saying that would be “a serious breach of trust” if confirmed.

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TDOT, Kingsport officials break ground for I-26 welcome center building

October 23rd, 2013 6:12 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Department of Transportation expects its newest welcome center on Interstate 26 in Kingsport to open in July 2014 and serve about 400,000 visitors each year.

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Trial starts; Is Detroit eligible for bankruptcy?

Trial starts; Is Detroit eligible for bankruptcy?

October 23rd, 2013 1:27 pm by ED WHITE, Associated Press

The city of Detroit will present a "mountain of evidence" to show that its perilous finances qualify for a turnaround in bankruptcy court, an attorney said Wednesday

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New Va. texting law snares 328 motorists

New Va. texting law snares 328 motorists

October 23rd, 2013 1:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Legislators amended state code this year to make texting while driving a primary offense. A violation is a traffic infraction punishable, for the first offense, by a fine of $125 and, for a second or subsequent offense, $250.

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KPD release video, pictures from theft

KPD release video, pictures from theft

October 23rd, 2013 10:50 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police hope the public can help identify the suspects in a recent theft, releasing video and photos taken by an individual at a neighboring property.

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Suspect charged in felony theft from elderly woman

Suspect charged in felony theft from elderly woman

October 23rd, 2013 9:59 am by Rain Smith

Police have charged a Kingsport woman with stealing more than $10,000 in jewelry, saying she took the items while visiting an elderly woman's home.

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30 years after Marine barracks bombing in Beirut, Kingsport Chamber president says, ‘Our first duty is to remember’

30 years after Marine barracks bombing in Beirut, Kingsport Chamber president says, ‘Our first duty is to remember’

October 23rd, 2013 8:10 am by Matthew Lane

Miles Burdine — a lieutenant at the time — was at the barracks on the day of the attack, an executive officer for the 1/8 and assigned to protect the facility, which was housing both the British and U.S. Embassy personnel.

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Time running out for Mouse's Ear strip club to rebuild

Time running out for Mouse's Ear strip club to rebuild

October 23rd, 2013 7:50 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

With a deadline fast approaching, a Gray strip club could soon lose its right to rebuild after a devastating fire earlier in the year.

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Majority of Americans agree: Weed should be legal

Majority of Americans agree: Weed should be legal

October 23rd, 2013 7:25 am by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Here is a short list of things that are less popular with Americans than the idea of legalizing pot: Congress. The U.S. Supreme Court. The president.

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