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A Mother's Story: '27 Wonderful Hours,' ALDI's opening date, 13-year-old shot in hunting accident and more stories you may have missed

A Mother's Story: '27 Wonderful Hours,' ALDI's opening date, 13-year-old shot in hunting accident and more stories you may have missed

January 11th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Fire guts Kingsport home

Fire guts Kingsport home

January 10th, 2015 11:49 pm by JESSICA FULLER, NET News Service

KINGSPORT — Bayberry Drive was bright with flashing emergency lights Saturday evening as firefighters from the Warrior's Path Fire Department worked three hours to tame a house fire.

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French police seek slain terror suspect's widow

French police seek slain terror suspect's widow

January 10th, 2015 8:15 pm by Associated Press

Never convicted of a crime herself, Hayat Boumeddiene, 26, was being sought by French police, who think she may have information about an Islamic extremist cell that her common law husband may have belonged to.

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Hamblen County officials don't know what's causing mysterious booms

Hamblen County officials don't know what's causing mysterious booms

January 10th, 2015 8:01 pm by Associated Press

MORRISTOWN — Hamblen County officials are trying to determine the source of several mysterious loud booms heard in and around Morristown over the past two years. The latest occurred Tuesday morning.

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SpaceX launches for NASA but no luck with rocket's landing

SpaceX launches for NASA but no luck with rocket's landing

January 10th, 2015 3:49 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

SpaceX sent a supply ship soaring flawlessly toward the International Space Station on Saturday, but the booster rocket ended up in pieces in the Atlantic following a failed attempt to land on a barge.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

January 10th, 2015 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a Sullivan County grand jury indicting 20, a hit and run suspect nabbed, a former prison guard sentenced for accepting bribes and a teen on a New Year's crime spree.

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UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal crash on Rock Springs Road

UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal crash on Rock Springs Road

January 10th, 2015 11:35 am by Nick Shepherd

The release stated that at this time it appeared the vehicle was traveling south along Rock Springs Road at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control and ran off the left side of the road, where it struck a utility pole and overturned.

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Local officials seek gas tax hike

Local officials seek gas tax hike

January 10th, 2015 10:20 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee's 21.4-cent gas tax has not gone up in more than 20 years, and Tri-Cities local elected officials insisted per gallon tax revenue for maintenance and construction has declined as vehicles become more efficient.

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Keystone XL pipeline decision back in Obama's lap

Keystone XL pipeline decision back in Obama's lap

January 10th, 2015 10:03 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Republicans in Congress and a state supreme court have thrown the political hot potato known as Keystone XL straight back onto President Barack Obama's lap.

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Missouri leaders pressured Ferguson for chief's resignation

Missouri leaders pressured Ferguson for chief's resignation

January 10th, 2015 10:01 am by JIM SALTER, Associated Press; DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Some of Missouri's top leaders tried unsuccessfully to pressure Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson to resign after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, interviews with several elected officials and newly released records show.

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