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Chinese ship hears 'pulse signal' but not known if jet-related

Chinese ship hears 'pulse signal' but not known if jet-related

April 5th, 2014 2:50 pm by EILEEN NG and NICK PERRY, Associated Press

A Chinese ship involved in the hunt for the missing Malaysian jetliner reported hearing a "pulse signal" Saturday in southern Indian Ocean waters with the same frequency emitted by the plane's data recorders.

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Secrecy surrounds execution drugs in most states

Secrecy surrounds execution drugs in most states

April 5th, 2014 2:41 pm by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and JIM SALTER, Associated Press

A certain amount of anonymity has always surrounded executions. But that secrecy is increasingly coming under fire with questions about why so little can be known about a state's most solemn responsibility.

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College class seeks suspected Nazi who aided Jewish family

College class seeks suspected Nazi who aided Jewish family

April 5th, 2014 2:14 pm by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press

Students at a Connecticut university are working on a daunting assignment: Who was the suspected Nazi who protected a Jewish family 75 years ago from violence and warned them to flee Austria just before World War II broke out?

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Church embezzlement, Facebook fight and more this week in crime

Church embezzlement, Facebook fight and more this week in crime

April 5th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of March 28 through April 4.

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Tennessee Veterans Affairs planning to widen focus

Tennessee Veterans Affairs planning to widen focus

April 5th, 2014 12:14 am by Hank Hayes

Many-Bears Grinder told a veterans job fair she is addressing veterans unemployment, developing veteran business owner resources, expanding access to higher education, and dealing with suicide prevention.

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Legal pot in Colorado hasn't stopped black market

Legal pot in Colorado hasn't stopped black market

April 5th, 2014 12:09 am by Associated Press

A 25-year-old is shot dead trying to sell marijuana the old-fashioned, illegal way. Two men from Texas set up a warehouse to grow more than they would ever need. And three people buying pot in a grocery store parking lot are robbed at gunpoint.

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Elderly Hawkins man scammed out of $1,800 in phony online romance

Elderly Hawkins man scammed out of $1,800 in phony online romance

April 4th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A 75-year-old Hawkins County man who thought he was helping his online girlfriend pay to come visit him in Hawkins County from New Hampshire was actually the victim of an $1,800 phony check scam.

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Hawkins Clerk of Courts challenged in GOP primary by BOE chairman

Hawkins Clerk of Courts challenged in GOP primary by BOE chairman - VIDEO

April 4th, 2014 3:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

Incumbent Hawkins County Clerk of Courts Sarah Davis is being challenged in the May 6 Republican primary election by school board chairman Randy Collier.

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Kingsport man allegedly assaults repo woman

Kingsport man allegedly assaults repo woman

April 4th, 2014 2:27 pm by Staff Report

Police say a Kingsport man who hopped in a car as repo employees attempted to take repossession — "throwing his elbows" and driving through a yard to flee the scene — faces multiple charges after returning and admitting to the crime.

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DA: Elderly Sullivan County neglect victim dies

DA: Elderly Sullivan County neglect victim dies

April 4th, 2014 12:22 pm by Rain Smith

A video camera within the victim's home allegedly recorded the abuse, with the suspect letting her grandmother fall from bed and lie in the floor nearly seven hours, then neglecting to provide her any food over a 22-hour period.

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