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Men plead guilty to Kingsport murder

Men plead guilty to Kingsport murder

May 5th, 2014 4:52 pm by Rain Smith

Two Johnson City men charged in a 2011 Kingsport killing, reportedly busting into the home of the victim's mother and shooting him in the back, have pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

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US to unleash IRS on Russian banks

US to unleash IRS on Russian banks

May 5th, 2014 2:54 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

As the United States attempts to punish Russia for its actions in Ukraine, the Treasury Department is deploying an economic weapon that could prove more costly than sanctions: the Internal Revenue Service.

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High court ruling favors prayer at council meeting

High court ruling favors prayer at council meeting

May 5th, 2014 2:49 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

A narrowly divided Supreme Court upheld decidedly Christian prayers at the start of local council meetings on Monday, declaring them in line with long national traditions though the country has grown more religiously diverse.

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1,000 ounces of gold recovered from sunken ship

1,000 ounces of gold recovered from sunken ship

May 5th, 2014 2:48 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

An expedition to bring back the remaining gold from a steamship that sank in 1857 off South Carolina in one of the nation's worst maritime disasters has recovered almost 1,000 ounces of gold - the first gold recovered from the wreck in almost a quarter ce

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Tennessee State Senator compares 'Obamacare' to train rides to Nazi concentration camps

Tennessee State Senator compares 'Obamacare' to train rides to Nazi concentration camps

May 5th, 2014 1:12 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel staff

State Sen. Stacey Campfield,R-Knoxville, today compared the Affordable Healthcare Act, also known as Obamacare, to the Holocaust.

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UVa-Wise, MECC and SWCC each receive $4 million donation

UVa-Wise, MECC and SWCC each receive $4 million donation

May 5th, 2014 12:46 pm by Stephen Igo

The estate of the late Carol Phipps Buchanan on Monday announced the three colleges will share equally in about $12 million.

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Kingsport man indicted on child rape charges

Kingsport man indicted on child rape charges

May 5th, 2014 12:26 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County grand jury has returned indictments against a Kingsport man, charging him with child rape and aggravated sexual battery.

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Sewer, water line work to impact Kingsport traffic

Sewer, water line work to impact Kingsport traffic

May 5th, 2014 11:23 am by Staff Report

Kingsport motorists can expect changes in traffic patterns this week along some well-traveled city thoroughfares.

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Kids' DUI deaths: their drivers pose biggest risk

Kids' DUI deaths: their drivers pose biggest risk

May 5th, 2014 8:26 am by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer

The number of children killed by drunken motorists has declined substantially in recent years but the biggest threat remains their own drivers, not strangers in other vehicles.

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Target CEO Steinhafel out in wake of data breach

Target CEO Steinhafel out in wake of data breach

May 5th, 2014 8:19 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

The departure suggests the company is trying to start with a clean slate as it wrestles with the fallout from hackers' theft of credit and debit card information on tens of millions of customers.

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