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Malaysian official says missing plane hijacked

Malaysian official says missing plane hijacked

March 15th, 2014 2:02 am by EILEEN NG and JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

A Malaysian investigation into the missing flight 370 has concluded that one or more people with flying experience switched off communications devices and deliberately steered the airliner off course.

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UPDATE: Double shooting in Sullivan leaves wife dead, husband wounded

UPDATE: Double shooting in Sullivan leaves wife dead, husband wounded

March 14th, 2014 5:14 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Sullivan County authorities believe a domestic situation played a role in a double shooting in Kingsport Friday afternoon that left a woman dead and her husband in critical condition.

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Human skull among items found in abandoned storage locker

Human skull among items found in abandoned storage locker

March 14th, 2014 3:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

Finding hidden treasures within the contents of abandoned storage lockers can get you ahead financially, or in the case of one Rogersville man, can get you a head — literally.

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Sullivan County welfare check spurs child abuse and neglect charges

Sullivan County welfare check spurs child abuse and neglect charges

March 14th, 2014 11:33 am by Rain Smith

Allegedly deplorable living conditions inside a Kingsport residence — including "feces in every room," inadequate bedding for five children and a pig running free — have prompted charges of child abuse and neglect against a mother.

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Loose zebra finally corralled in Tennessee

Loose zebra finally corralled in Tennessee

March 14th, 2014 10:44 am by Associated Press

A zebra that's been on the lam for the last five months in southeastern Tennessee has been caught. The animal escaped from a farm in Cleveland late last year by jumping a high fence.

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Panty raid: Man busted stealing 81 items from Victoria's Secret in Kingsport

Panty raid: Man busted stealing 81 items from Victoria's Secret in Kingsport

March 14th, 2014 9:21 am by Rain Smith

A Knoxville man allegedly chose the wrong store — Victoria's Secret in the Kingsport Town Center — and the wrong time — as an off-duty cop was shopping with his girlfriend — to steal 59 pairs of panties and 22 yoga pants.

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Police: Kingsport residents arrested with gravel, other drugs

Police: Kingsport residents arrested with gravel, other drugs

March 14th, 2014 6:47 am by NET News Service

They were reportedly found to be in possession of suspected Gravel Alpha PVP, which is a type of synthetic drug; five different types of schedule II narcotics; one type of schedule III narcotics; marijuana; and various drug paraphernalia.

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Family of girl who died after tonsil surgery attacks state report clearing hospital

Family of girl who died after tonsil surgery attacks state report clearing hospital

March 14th, 2014 6:36 am by By Matthias Gafni, Contra Costa Times (MCT)

The family of and their attorney lashed out at a California state report concluding that Children's Hospital Oakland complied with medical regulatory standards in its handling of the young girl's case.

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TDOT, city to study improvements  to deadly stretch of Fort Henry Drive

TDOT, city to study improvements to deadly stretch of Fort Henry Drive

March 13th, 2014 11:51 pm by Matthew Lane

Four deadly accidents have taken place basically in front of the Walmart Supercenter on Fort Henry Drive since September, with the latest happening on Saturday when a motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car.

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Panel urges end to U.S. ban on transgender troops

Panel urges end to U.S. ban on transgender troops

March 13th, 2014 7:07 pm by Staff Report

The United States should join the dozen other nations that allow transgender people to serve in the armed forces, an independent commission said in a report released Thursday, saying there is no medical reason for the decades-old ban.

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