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Airlines go on a record new jet shopping spree

Airlines go on a record new jet shopping spree

January 9th, 2014 3:29 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

Capt. Paul Wannberg glides an old Boeing 757 over the New Mexico desert, lining up with the runway. A computerized voice squawks elevation warnings. Forty feet. Thirty. Twenty. Ten. Touchdown.

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Doctors say cutting food stamps could backfire

Doctors say cutting food stamps could backfire

January 9th, 2014 3:26 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, Associated Press; MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Doctors are warning that if Congress cuts food stamps, the federal government could be socked with bigger health bills. Maybe not immediately, they say, but over time if the poor wind up in doctors' offices or hospitals as a result.

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One arrested, one sought in Kingsport stabbing

One arrested, one sought in Kingsport stabbing

January 9th, 2014 2:55 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a man accused in an early Thursday morning stabbing at a Kingsport mobile home park, while a woman allegedly involved has been arrested for accessory to attempted murder.

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KPD: Reckless driver flees police with baby in car

KPD: Reckless driver flees police with baby in car

January 9th, 2014 1:21 pm by Rain Smith

A reportedly "out of control" Kingsport driver slid sideways through a Walmart parking lot multiple times on Wednesday – while carrying an infant passenger in his car – then attempted to flee police.

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Charter, WJHL reach agreement

Charter, WJHL reach agreement

January 9th, 2014 12:44 pm by Staff reports

Charter and WJHL have reached an agreement to continue broadcasting the CBS-affiliated television station in 28 markets. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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Wellmont considers aligning with another health system

Wellmont considers aligning with another health system

January 9th, 2014 10:53 am by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - Wellmont Health System announced Thursday it is considering “strategic options for the organization’s future,” including the possibility of aligning with another health system.

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Obama ponders limiting NSA access to phone records

Obama ponders limiting NSA access to phone records

January 9th, 2014 7:24 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama is reportedly expected to rein in spying on foreign leaders and is considering restricting National Security Agency access to Americans' phone records.

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Misbehaving sun delays space station supply flight

Misbehaving sun delays space station supply flight

January 8th, 2014 8:53 pm by Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A strong solar storm is interfering with the latest grocery run to the International Space Station. On the bright side, the orbiting lab has won a four-year extension, pushing its projected end-of-lifetime to at least 2024.

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National Guardsman arrested with 48 bombs in car

National Guardsman arrested with 48 bombs in car

January 8th, 2014 3:57 pm by DAN SEWELL, Associated press

A man is being held on $1 million bond in central Ohio after police say they found 48 bombs, four guns and a remote detonating device in his vehicle.

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Woman pleads to perjury for false kidnapping report

Woman pleads to perjury for false kidnapping report

January 8th, 2014 2:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County woman who falsely accused her former brother-in-law of kidnapping her at knifepoint shortly after a relationship between the two of them ended accepted a plea bargain Tuesday to a reduced perjury charge.

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