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Nuclear dump leak raises questions about cleanup

Nuclear dump leak raises questions about cleanup

February 28th, 2014 9:31 am by JERI CLAUSING, Associated Press

For 15 years the trucks have barreled past southeastern New Mexico's potash mines and seemingly endless fields of oil rigs, hauling decades worth of plutonium-contaminated waste

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No sign of expansion at plant where UAW dealt loss

No sign of expansion at plant where UAW dealt loss

February 28th, 2014 9:27 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Friday marks the end of the two-week period within which U.S. Sen. Bob Corker promised Volkswagen would announce another line at its factory in Tennessee if workers there rejected representation by the United Auto Workers union.

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Russian moves raise stakes in Ukraine conflict

Russian moves raise stakes in Ukraine conflict

February 27th, 2014 7:18 pm by Associated Press

Masked gunmen stormed parliament in Ukraine's strategic Crimea region Thursday as Russian fighter jets scrambled to patrol borders, the stirrings of a potentially dangerous confrontation reminiscent of Cold War brinksmanship.

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Bumpy ride ahead through pothole purgatory

Bumpy ride ahead through pothole purgatory

February 27th, 2014 6:22 pm by Associated Press

Hate potholes? Well, unless you and your elected officials are ready to cough up billions more for better roads and proper preventive maintenance, buckle up, cause it's going to be a bumpy ride.

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Hawkins man allegedly attacks girlfriend for not paying his probation fees

Hawkins man allegedly attacks girlfriend for not paying his probation fees

February 27th, 2014 3:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

An unemployed Hawkins County man is facing charges after allegedly beating his girlfriend with a snow shovel and putting a knife to her throat, among other things, because she apparently failed to pay his probation fees.

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Occupant of vehicle shoots at 11-W motorists

Occupant of vehicle shoots at 11-W motorists

February 27th, 2014 3:49 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two women were allegedly shot at while traveling Highway 11-W in Sullivan County on Tuesday night, telling police the gun was fired by an unknown occupant of another car.

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KPD: Drunk woman arrested after firing gun in street

KPD: Drunk woman arrested after firing gun in street

February 27th, 2014 1:21 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman faces felony charges after allegedly exiting her apartment while angry and intoxicated, then randomly firing a handgun along a city street.

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Kingsport neighbors' dispute over barking dogs ends in assault arrest

Kingsport neighbors' dispute over barking dogs ends in assault arrest

February 27th, 2014 11:46 am by Rain Smith

A Wednesday morning argument over barking dogs ended with one man transported to the hospital by ambulance - possibly with a broken jaw - and the arrest of his Kingsport neighbor on a charge of aggravated assault.

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Obama unveils $300 billion transportation infrastructure plan

Obama unveils $300 billion transportation infrastructure plan

February 27th, 2014 6:52 am by By Corey Mitchell, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

President Barack Obama has unveiled plans for a burst of spending on transportation and infrastructure projects, a proposal the White House says will save middle-class jobs and provide an overdue investment in the country's foundation.

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New food labels would highlight calories and sugar

New food labels would highlight calories and sugar

February 27th, 2014 6:48 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Those "Nutrition Facts" labels that are plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look.

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