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Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

April 19th, 2014 6:14 pm by IAN DEITCH, Associated Press

JERUSALEM — The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshipers participated in the holy fire ceremony.

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Prosecutor says rookie third mate was steering ferry when it sank

Prosecutor says rookie third mate was steering ferry when it sank

April 19th, 2014 5:59 pm by FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press

MOKPO, South Korea — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need.

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National energy boom blurs political battle lines

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

April 19th, 2014 2:55 pm by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

The U.S. energy boom is blurring the country's traditional political battle lines. Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, and some deeply conservative areas are allying with conservationists against fracking.

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Documents detail another delayed GM recall

Documents detail another delayed GM recall

April 19th, 2014 2:26 pm by Associated Press

Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.

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Locally produced documentary on recidivism to air on PBS

Locally produced documentary on recidivism to air on PBS

April 19th, 2014 2:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

"Outcasts" brings attention to Hay House, a residential treatment program in Kingsport founded in 1981 to help criminal offenders re-enter society as responsible and productive citizens.

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Suicide threat in courthouse, attempted murder of cop and more this week in crime

Suicide threat in courthouse, attempted murder of cop and more this week in crime

April 19th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories from the Times-News staff, for the week of April 11 through April 18.

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Scott County, CenturyLink still searching for cause of 911 outage

Scott County, CenturyLink still searching for cause of 911 outage

April 18th, 2014 10:04 pm by Wes Bunch

Scott County emergency communications officials and representatives from CenturyLink Communications have been in contact multiple times this week in an effort to pinpoint the cause of a recent 911 service outage.

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Hawkins deputy finds no evidence for woman's claim she was set on fire

Hawkins deputy finds no evidence for woman's claim she was set on fire

April 18th, 2014 8:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Rogersville woman told the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Tuesday that her husband beat her with a bat and sprayed her with lighter fluid and set her on fire.

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Opponents ask Haslam to veto bill that would punish drug-using pregnant women

Opponents ask Haslam to veto bill that would punish drug-using pregnant women

April 18th, 2014 7:24 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Opponents of a Tennessee bill that would punish pregnant women who abuse narcotics say it will have the unintended consequence of hurting the very people it's supposed to protect: the babies.

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Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

April 18th, 2014 6:12 pm by BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, Associated Press

An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.

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