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China-bound Malaysian jet vanishes with 239 aboard

China-bound Malaysian jet vanishes with 239 aboard

March 7th, 2014 8:31 pm by Associated Press

Search and rescue crews across Southeast Asia scrambled on Saturday to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam, leaving the fates of the 239 people aboard in doubt.

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Kids rescued from surf: 'Mom tried to kill us'

Kids rescued from surf: 'Mom tried to kill us'

March 7th, 2014 7:49 pm by Associated Press

After she drove her minivan into the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean, authorities say a pregnant South Carolina woman tried to call off bystanders hustling to rescue her three screaming children from the water that was rushing in through the windows.

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Co-defendant in beating, stabbing death of disabled veteran sentenced to life without parole

Co-defendant in beating, stabbing death of disabled veteran sentenced to life without parole

March 7th, 2014 5:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

Austin Price, 19, admitted to police that he and co-defendant Samuel "Wade" Hirsch, 23, wanted money to buy drugs when they attacked 52-year-old Roger Hawkins.

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US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather

US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather

March 7th, 2014 2:36 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.

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APNewsBreak: FBI investigates prison company

APNewsBreak: FBI investigates prison company

March 7th, 2014 2:34 pm by REBECCA BOONE, Associated Press

The FBI has launched a criminal investigation into private prison company Corrections Corporation of America which ran what Idaho inmates called "Gladiator School" because of a violent reputation they say understaffing helped create.

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Mummified body discovered in garage of foreclosed Michigan house

Mummified body discovered in garage of foreclosed Michigan house

March 7th, 2014 2:26 pm by By John Wisely, Christina Hall and Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

For at least five years, the woman's body lay clothed in a winter jacket in the backseat of her Jeep in the garage of a home where she lived alone.

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Williams the right choice to lead county commission

Williams the right choice to lead county commission

March 7th, 2014 2:13 pm by Editorial staff

Godsey said he liked the commission's action and that the decision would allow him to veto a tax increase if one were proposed. No one but perhaps Godsey buys into such political grandstanding.

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Shoplifters return swiped goods overnight

Shoplifters return swiped goods overnight

March 7th, 2014 11:19 am by Rain Smith

A shop on Bloomingdale Road reported the theft of an air compressor from a sidewalk during business hours. When she arrived at work the next morning the stolen compressor had been returned, and was sitting outside.

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Escaped inmate captured in Johnson City

Escaped inmate captured in Johnson City

March 7th, 2014 9:54 am by Nick Shepherd

Joshua Baber, 24, walked away from a minimum custody work detail in Mountain City on Thursday. He was captured in Johnson City on Friday.

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Judge: Texas man can be tried in childhood crime

Judge: Texas man can be tried in childhood crime

March 7th, 2014 9:37 am by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

In the years that followed the 1998 attack that horribly burned her then-8-year-old son, Colleen Middleton felt fear and frustration over the possibility that the person she believed was responsible would never be taken to trial.

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