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Malaysia jet mystery leads to new plane tracking test

Malaysia jet mystery leads to new plane tracking test

March 1st, 2015 1:10 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Spacewalking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable job

Spacewalking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable job

March 1st, 2015 1:01 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday in a 260-mile-high action that unfolded 50 years to the month of the world's first spacewalk.

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Blind dog rescued after being lost for two weeks in the cold

Blind dog rescued after being lost for two weeks in the cold

February 28th, 2015 7:23 pm by Associated Press

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester, Alaska, home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner.

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Obama, Netanyahu on collision course six years in the making

Obama, Netanyahu on collision course six years in the making

February 28th, 2015 7:13 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions.

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Road warriors: Kingsport's street crews have gone nonstop for two weeks

Road warriors: Kingsport's street crews have gone nonstop for two weeks

February 28th, 2015 6:58 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - For the guys in Kingsport's Streets and Sanitation Department, the past two weeks have been hectic to say the least.

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TWRA examining fishy outlook for Boone Lake drawdown

TWRA examining fishy outlook for Boone Lake drawdown

February 28th, 2015 1:41 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

The TWRA is investigating the possible effects the extended repair on Boone Dam could have on local fish populations, with a particular focus on changes in water temperatures and the lake's surface acreage.

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Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'

Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'

February 28th, 2015 10:28 am by BRIAN ROHAN and MAAMOUN YOUSSEF, Associated Press

The ruling by Judge Mohamed el-Sayed of the Court For Urgent Matters described Hamas as targeting both civilians and security forces inside Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula and aiming to harm the country.

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Team Rubicon headed to Wise to assist with recovery efforts

Team Rubicon headed to Wise to assist with recovery efforts

February 27th, 2015 11:17 pm by Stephen Igo

A veterans' volunteer organization is sending some of its troops from a 450-mile radius to offer assistance to snow beleaguered Southwest Virginia.

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State inmate revenue helping offset Hawkins sheriff's expenses

State inmate revenue helping offset Hawkins sheriff's expenses

February 27th, 2015 8:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

With January's state inmate revenue, which hadn't been calculated as of Monday, Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said that revenue total is now more than $1 million for the current fiscal year.

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Spitting on officer during custody hearing earns one Virginia man an indictment on assault charges

Spitting on officer during custody hearing earns one Virginia man an indictment on assault charges

February 27th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Starnes allegedly responded to an officer by telling him to "kiss my ass." He then cursed the court bailiff. Starnes then allegedly lunged at a woman and another man, scratching the man's left hand.

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