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Arson suspect in one of nearly a dozen Calif. fires arrested

Arson suspect in one of nearly a dozen Calif. fires arrested

May 17th, 2014 4:07 am by JULIE WATSON and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press

A man was charged with setting one of nearly a dozen fires that have destroyed homes and raced through nearly 20,000 acres of northern and eastern San Diego County brush land.

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Darden to sell Red Lobster, hold onto Olive Garden

Darden to sell Red Lobster, hold onto Olive Garden

May 17th, 2014 12:22 am by Associated Press

Both Olive Garden and Red Lobster have been losing customers in recent years, even as they changed their menus and marketing campaigns to win back business.

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Conference looks at future of Kingsport, Sullivan schools

Conference looks at future of Kingsport, Sullivan schools

May 17th, 2014 12:09 am by Rick Wagner

Having a more flexible high school schedule and improving conditions of school buildings are visions some area high schoolers have of public secondary education's future.

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Bays Mountain set for arrival of four new wolf pups

Bays Mountain set for arrival of four new wolf pups

May 16th, 2014 5:54 pm by Matthew Lane

The pups, which are coming from a nature preserve in Minnesota, are a little over a month old and weigh between 12 and 18 pounds. The arrival will bring the park's wolf population up to seven.

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Soccer coach charged in 12-year-old boy's slaying

Soccer coach charged in 12-year-old boy's slaying

May 16th, 2014 3:32 pm by Associated Press

Nearly three years after a 12-year-old boy's slaying shocked this small northern New York village, a college soccer coach was charged with suffocating and strangling the child, who was his ex-girlfriend's son.

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Facebook posts lead to Kingsport theft arrest

Facebook posts lead to Kingsport theft arrest

May 16th, 2014 1:54 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly stealing more than $5,000 worth of property — including furniture, rare coins and 60-year-old comic books — then posting them for sale on his personal Facebook page.

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Mom arrested after forging son's doctor excuses

Mom arrested after forging son's doctor excuses

May 16th, 2014 12:06 pm by Rain Smith

A Blountville woman was charged with forgery and 14 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, stemming from an April juvenile court hearing in Bristol.

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Roommates find $40K in lumpy used couch, return cash to 91-year-old widow

Roommates find $40K in lumpy used couch, return cash to 91-year-old widow

May 16th, 2014 8:00 am by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

After three young roommates found $40,000 stuffed in a lumpy old sofa, they raised such a ruckus that their neighbors thought they'd won the lottery. And then they returned the money to the 91-year-old widow whose couch had been given away.

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CHPD seeks self-proclaimed gangster wanted for burglary

CHPD seeks self-proclaimed gangster wanted for burglary

May 15th, 2014 11:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

One man was arrested in connection with a burglary Wednesday in an apartment manager's office, and police were looking for a second suspect who they say is a self-proclaimed gang member and may be armed.

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Flare-ups keep San Diego fire situation tenuous

Flare-ups keep San Diego fire situation tenuous

May 15th, 2014 10:57 pm by ELLIOT SPAGAT and JULIE WATSON, Associated Press

Firefighters aided by calmer winds made progress Thursday against a series of wildfires burning across San Diego County, and authorities solicited the public's help to determine what caused so many blazes to occur simultaneously.

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