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Supply rocket bound for space station explodes

Supply rocket bound for space station explodes

October 28th, 2014 7:05 pm by Associated Press

The accident at Orbital Sciences Corp.'s launch complex at Wallops Island was sure to draw criticism over the space agency's growing reliance on private U.S. companies in this post-shuttle effort.

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Retail skirmish blocks Apple Pay at checkout line

Retail skirmish blocks Apple Pay at checkout line

October 28th, 2014 6:24 pm by Associated Press

Retailer resistance to Apple Pay had been expected because Apple hasn't offered incentives to install pricey point-of-sale terminals and train staff on its new mobile payment system.

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Bluff City water system to get much-needed upgrades

Bluff City water system to get much-needed upgrades

October 28th, 2014 4:58 pm by Staff Report

The money is designated to be used on four specific projects involving water and sewer in the city. Two pump stations — one built in the 1950s while and another built in the 1990s — will be replaced.

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Bombing suspect's friend convicted of lying to FBI

Bombing suspect's friend convicted of lying to FBI

October 28th, 2014 3:46 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

FBI agents testified that Robel Phillipos told them a string of lies about the night of April 18, 2013, before finally admitting he had been in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's room.

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Southern Baptists tell pastors: hold line on gays

Southern Baptists tell pastors: hold line on gays

October 28th, 2014 3:44 pm by RACHEL ZOLL, AP Religion Writer

"This moral revolution is happening at warp speed," said the Rev. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. "This is a real challenge to us on biblical authority."

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Park Hill neighbor backs community pride with cash prize

Park Hill neighbor backs community pride with cash prize

October 28th, 2014 2:07 pm by Matthew Lane

It's not every day your neighbor gives you $1,000 for improving your house. And for Talina Ann Zsido - the recipient of the award - the money is going to go right back into her 274 Hammond Avenue home.

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Johnson City couple catch their car on fire making meth, get arrested

Johnson City couple catch their car on fire making meth, get arrested

October 28th, 2014 11:28 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Additionally, police said firefighters told them a woman at the scene kept trying to retrieve items from the burning car, even after firefighters instructed her to stay back.

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Wanted Sullivan County man arrested, faces more charges

Wanted Sullivan County man arrested, faces more charges

October 28th, 2014 11:14 am by Nick Shepherd

A Bristol man deemed a public threat last week after stealing multiple cars was arrested over the weekend and faces numerous charges, according to a press release.

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Nurse who had Ebola will be released from hospital

Nurse who had Ebola will be released from hospital

October 28th, 2014 9:49 am by JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press

A Dallas nurse who flew from Texas to Ohio and back before being diagnosed with Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after tests showed she's virus-free, a hospital spokeswoman said.

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Tennessee school's social media policy causes concern

Tennessee school's social media policy causes concern

October 28th, 2014 9:49 am by Associated Press

Director of Schools Mike Looney said district attorneys are reviewing the request. He said the district is committed to finding the right balance between students' rights and safety.

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