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Police can't verify Pa. wife's killing claims

Police can't verify Pa. wife's killing claims

February 19th, 2014 7:06 am by PETER JACKSON, Associated Press

Police have yet to substantiate a 19-year-old woman's claim that she killed more than 20 people in four states before the Pennsylvania murder she is now charged with committing.

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Reports of Explosives Hamper Kingsport Firefighters

February 19th, 2014 2:44 am by Ned Jilton

The first units on the scene reported smoke and flames coming from the back of the house.

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Elderly nun gets nearly 3 years in prison for Oak Ridge nuke protest

Elderly nun gets nearly 3 years in prison for Oak Ridge nuke protest

February 18th, 2014 11:57 pm by Associated Press

Although officials said there was never any danger of the protesters reaching materials that could be detonated or made into a dirty bomb, the break-in raised questions about safekeeping at the Y-12 National Security Complex.

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U.S. Border Patrol agent kills man near San Diego

U.S. Border Patrol agent kills man near San Diego

February 18th, 2014 10:41 pm by Associated Press

A U.S. Border Patrol agent fatally shot a man Tuesday after the agent was struck in the head with a rock, authorities said, fueling debate over whether the agency overreacts to rock assaults by suspected smugglers and migrants.

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Kids with seizures use pot as treatment

Kids with seizures use pot as treatment

February 18th, 2014 6:17 pm by Associated Press

The doctors were out of ideas to help 5-year-old Charlotte Figi. Suffering from a rare genetic disorder, she had as many as 300 grand mal seizures a week, used a wheelchair, went into repeated cardiac arrest and could barely speak.

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Budget office: Wage hike would lift pay, cost jobs

Budget office: Wage hike would lift pay, cost jobs

February 18th, 2014 6:08 pm by Associated Press

The Congressional Budget Office said gradually raising the minimum from $7.25 hourly to $10.10 would lift 900,000 people above the federal poverty level by 2016. But the analysis also noted a downside.

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Car hits jaywalking student outside D-B

Car hits jaywalking student outside D-B

February 18th, 2014 5:50 pm by Staff Report

For the second time in eight days, a Dobyns-Bennett student has been struck by a vehicle while crossing East Center Street after school.

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Update: Sullivan County Commission votes Godsey out as chairman

Update: Sullivan County Commission votes Godsey out as chairman

February 18th, 2014 5:04 pm by J. H. Osborne

In a move initiated by members of his own party and from his own neck of the woods, Sullivan County Mayor Steve Godsey lost the authority Tuesday to preside over proceedings of the Sullivan County Commission. He said he is glad it happened.

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Driver who ignited Monday search still not found

Driver who ignited Monday search still not found

February 18th, 2014 5:03 pm by Rain Smith

State police have released a few new details on Monday's manhunt in the area of Tri-Cities Crossing - where a helicopter was in the air, multiple local agencies were called to assist, and a deputy was stationed at a nearby school as a precaution.

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Weather, computer outage cause flight delays

Weather, computer outage cause flight delays

February 18th, 2014 2:15 pm by DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer

More than 600 U.S. flights were canceled and about 2,600 were running late on Tuesday as a winter storm swept across the Northeast.

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