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Consumer spending falls for 1st time in a year as income growth slows

Consumer spending falls for 1st time in a year as income growth slows

May 30th, 2014 1:38 pm by By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The decrease came after strong spending growth in March, revised up slightly Friday to a 1 percent gain. That was the best performance since August 2009.

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Intoxicated pedestrian finds gun, ends up in ER

Intoxicated pedestrian finds gun, ends up in ER

May 30th, 2014 12:52 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to Holston Valley Medical Center, finding an "obviously intoxicated" man with a gunshot wound to the thigh.

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Roe on Shinseki resignation: 'Time to turn the page and begin a new chapter for our veterans'

Roe on Shinseki resignation: 'Time to turn the page and begin a new chapter for our veterans'

May 30th, 2014 12:09 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe says former Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is a good man who needed to resign amid an interim Inspector General's report documenting lapses in veterans' care.

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Man charged with impeding marathon bombing probe

Man charged with impeding marathon bombing probe

May 30th, 2014 11:10 am by Associated Press

A Massachusetts man who knew the brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings was charged Friday with obstructing the investigation into the deadly bombings.

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Man charged with assault in Kingsport hit-and-run

Man charged with assault in Kingsport hit-and-run

May 30th, 2014 9:59 am by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly triggered a Kingsport crash with an illegal U-turn — leaving a juvenile victim with injuries — has been arrested after dumping his vehicle and stripping the tags, but failing to remove personal information from inside the cab.

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SpaceX founder unveils craft to ferry astronauts

May 30th, 2014 1:29 am by RAQUEL MARIA DILLON, Associated Press

A company that has flown unmanned capsules to the Space Station unveiled a spacecraft Thursday designed to ferry up to seven astronauts to low-Earth orbit that SpaceX founder Elon Musk says will lower the cost of going to space.

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Two boys share spelling bee title after long duel

Two boys share spelling bee title after long duel

May 30th, 2014 1:14 am by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

Sriram Hathwar of Painted Post, N.Y., and Ansun Sujoe of Fort Worth, Texas, ended up as co-champions of the National Spelling Bee, just the fourth time in the event's 89 years it ended in a tie.

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Police: Medical condition cause of death in Nickelsville tractor wreck

Police: Medical condition cause of death in Nickelsville tractor wreck

May 29th, 2014 10:09 pm by Wes Bunch

Natural causes were to blame for the death of a former Scott County Board of Supervisors member who was involved in a tractor wreck Monday near Nickelsville, authorities said.

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Official: Texas can keep lethal drug source secret

Official: Texas can keep lethal drug source secret

May 29th, 2014 10:03 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT and MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

Texas' prison system does not have to reveal where it gets its execution drugs, the state attorney general's office said Thursday, citing a "threat assessment" signed by the Texas Department of Public Safety director.

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Kingsport's water gets hearty thumbs-up

Kingsport's water gets hearty thumbs-up

May 29th, 2014 8:40 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's water is not only good, it's great. This is the message from Kingsport's water department and the 2014 water quality report recently sent out to customers.

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