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Missing jet creates legion of armchair sleuths

Missing jet creates legion of armchair sleuths

March 13th, 2014 4:02 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

The world is captivated by the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 and why it has created a legion of armchair sleuths, spouting theories in some cases so strange they belong in science-fiction films.

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Trade group: Americans spent $56 billion on pets

Trade group: Americans spent $56 billion on pets

March 13th, 2014 1:55 pm by SUE MANNING, Associated Press

Millions of pets across America live like little humans these days — and as long as people treat them that way, pet spending should keep climbing after a record 2013.

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Man reports infected toenail as gunshot wound

Man reports infected toenail as gunshot wound

March 13th, 2014 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

A man repeatedly dialed 911 to report being shot, even after a responding officer observed the "injuries" and told him to "sober up." He was eventually booked into jail, making unusual use of his one phone call.

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Update: Man stabbed 8 times after Gray apartment invasion

Update: Man stabbed 8 times after Gray apartment invasion

March 13th, 2014 11:57 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Sheriff Ed Graybeal said deputies learned that a door in the apartment complex was broke open and a fight followed, continuing into the parking lot.

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Winter takes another shot at the region

Winter takes another shot at the region

March 13th, 2014 10:53 am by Stephen Igo

WISE - The latest cold weather front featured blustery winds, plummeting temperatures and, by Wednesday evening, more snow over an area that's had plenty this winter season, particularly Wise and Dickenson counties.

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Man arrested in Kingsport assault, police pursuit and crash

Man arrested in Kingsport assault, police pursuit and crash

March 13th, 2014 10:00 am by Rain Smith

A domestic assault in the bathroom and bar of a Kingsport restaurant spiraled into a pair of police pursuits on Wednesday, with the suspect eventually apprehended after crashing into a tree along the Greenbelt several hours later.

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Catholic group mounts challenge to health care law

Catholic group mounts challenge to health care law

March 12th, 2014 11:50 pm by BAILEY ELISE McBRIDE, Associated Press

A group of nearly 200 Catholic employers filed a new lawsuit in Oklahoma against the federal government Wednesday, hoping to stop parts of the federal health care law that force them to provide insurance that covers contraceptives.

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Three confirmed dead after gas blast destroys two NY buildings

Three confirmed dead after gas blast destroys two NY buildings

March 12th, 2014 10:40 pm by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

A gas leak triggered an earthshaking explosion that flattened two apartment buildings Wednesday, killing at least three people, injuring more than 60 and leaving nine missing. A tenant said residents had complained repeatedly about "unbearable" gas smell.

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Manson family killer Davis gets parole grant, not free yet

Manson family killer Davis gets parole grant, not free yet

March 12th, 2014 9:45 pm by Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A California parole board has once again issued a grant of parole for convicted Manson family killer Bruce Davis. Gov. Jerry Brown now has 30 days to decide whether Davis, 71, should go free.

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Extensive history of domestic violence preceded Hawkins murder-suicide

Extensive history of domestic violence preceded Hawkins murder-suicide

March 12th, 2014 8:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

Investigators still don't know the motive for the murder-suicide near Church Hill in which a man shot his live-in girlfriend and himself, although court records indicate the couple shared an extensive history of domestic violence and drug abuse.

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