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Early AIDS patient blazed trail

November 30th, 2013 2:09 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

Ron Lawson got AIDS from tainted products used to treat his hemophilia.

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Troopers: 4 dead in Alaska plane crash

Troopers: 4 dead in Alaska plane crash

November 30th, 2013 1:21 pm by Associated Press

A plane crash near the remote western Alaska village of Saint Marys killed four of the 10 people aboard, including an infant boy, an Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman said Saturday.

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Shark kills teen body boarder off Aussie coast

Shark kills teen body boarder off Aussie coast

November 30th, 2013 12:59 pm by Associated Press

A teenager was killed on Saturday after being attacked by a shark off Australia's east coast in the second deadly attack this month, police said.

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8 dead in police helicopter crash onto Glasgow pub

8 dead in police helicopter crash onto Glasgow pub

November 30th, 2013 12:26 pm by Associated Press

Authorities raised the death toll to eight people Saturday in the crash of a police helicopter into a crowded Glasgow pub, stressing that a rescue and recovery operation is ongoing and it is unclear what they will find when the wreckage is removed.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

November 30th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Stories this week include an alleged shoplifter who claimed she was getting presents for her niece, a scam in Weber City, a serial sexual abuser of children being sentenced and a job applicant who passed out.

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Grand opening of nonprofit One ACRE Cafe set

Grand opening of nonprofit One ACRE Cafe set

November 29th, 2013 11:32 pm by SUE GUINN LEGG, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — In advance of next week’s grand opening of Johnson City’s new nonprofit One ACRE Cafe, the West Walnut Street restaurant opened Thursday and Friday for couple of trial runs.

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‘Numerous’ casualties as police helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub

‘Numerous’ casualties as police helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub

November 29th, 2013 11:12 pm by Staff Report

LONDON (AP) — “Given an incident of this scale we must all prepare ourselves for the likelihood of fatalities,” Scotland’s leader, Alex Salmond, said on his official Twitter account.

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Dog found under rubble 9 days after Ill. tornado

Dog found under rubble 9 days after Ill. tornado

November 29th, 2013 3:32 pm by Associated Press

A six-month-old pit bull that was buried under a pile of rubble for more than a week after a tornado ripped through a central Illinois city has been coaxed to freedom with hot dogs and reunited with his owner.

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Crowded holiday shopping lot in Va. turns violent

Crowded holiday shopping lot in Va. turns violent

November 29th, 2013 3:21 pm by Associated Press

A dispute in a southwest Virginia parking lot crowded with holiday shoppers turned violent Thanksgiving night, with one throwing a punch and another responding by cutting him with a knife and brandishing a rifle, officials said Friday.

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Updated with firsthand account: Fight breaks out during Black Friday at Johnson City Walmart

Updated with firsthand account: Fight breaks out during Black Friday at Johnson City Walmart

November 29th, 2013 10:52 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

"They overran that display, and didn't have any regard for people," he said of the incident where four people were knocked to the ground in the surging crowd and two women were trampled. "There was no sense for it."

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