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China satellite finds object near jet search area

China satellite finds object near jet search area

March 22nd, 2014 9:56 am by ROB GRIFFITH and SCOTT McDONALD, Associated Press

A satellite image released by China on Saturday offers the latest sign that wreckage from a Malaysia Airlines plane lost March 8 could be in a remote stretch of the southern Indian Ocean where planes and ships have been searching for three days.

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UPDATE: Names of 'Shamrock Shakedown' drug suspects released

UPDATE: Names of 'Shamrock Shakedown' drug suspects released

March 21st, 2014 10:08 pm by Wes Bunch

According to Scott County Circuit Court records, a total of 160 indictments on 37 individuals were unsealed by 30th Circuit Judge John Kilgore. Those 37 were arraigned Thursday morning in Circuit Court.

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Sullivan man allegedly leads pursuits after threatening to kill family, cops

Sullivan man allegedly leads pursuits after threatening to kill family, cops

March 21st, 2014 1:11 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man allegedly in the midst of a sleepless, eight-day gravel binge faces multiple charges. He's accused of threatening to kill family members and cops with a shotgun, holding his wife against her will and fleeing police on two occasions.

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SCSO: Kingsport couple busted again for cooking meth

SCSO: Kingsport couple busted again for cooking meth

March 21st, 2014 9:42 am by Rain Smith

For the second time in 18 months, a Kingsport couple have been arrested for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine.

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Australia says nothing spotted in search for plane

Australia says nothing spotted in search for plane

March 21st, 2014 8:20 am by KRISTEN GELINEAU and SCOTT MCDONALD, Associated Press

An international effort to solve the nearly 2-week-old mystery of what happened to Flight 370 and the 239 people on board is looking for two large floating objects detected by a satellite off the southwest coast of Australia.

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Putin completes annexation of Crimea

Putin completes annexation of Crimea

March 21st, 2014 8:14 am by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

Putin hailed the incorporation of Crimea into Russia as a "remarkable event" before he signed the bills into law in the Kremlin on Friday.

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Duke Energy cited for illegally pumping coal-ash water into Cape Fear River

Duke Energy cited for illegally pumping coal-ash water into Cape Fear River

March 21st, 2014 8:10 am by By Craig Jarvis, The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (MCT)

Duke Energy's pumping of two coal-ash ponds for maintenance work at its Chatham County plant illegally put 61 million gallons of wastewater into the Cape Fear River over the past several months.

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Spring forecast: Cool in North, still dry in West

Spring forecast: Cool in North, still dry in West

March 20th, 2014 7:50 pm by Associated Press

The first day of spring? Some people in Maine were shoveling 6 inches of new snow. And in Michigan, college students couldn't even burn a snowman. OK, so it was a fake snowman. But it was real snow that got in the way.

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Anti-gay crusader Rev. Fred Phelps dead at 84

Anti-gay crusader Rev. Fred Phelps dead at 84

March 20th, 2014 6:50 pm by Associated Press

Phelps did not care what you thought of his Westboro Baptist Church, nor did he care if you heard its message that society's tolerance for gay people is the root of all earthly evil.

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Man demands own arrest after berating clerk

Man demands own arrest after berating clerk

March 20th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rain Smith

While responding to a disturbance at a motel on Airport Parkway, police found a man in the breezeway, "yelling and screaming at the clerk." The frightened employee had taken up position "behind a locked door."

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